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    1. that's a very strange description, but it sounds...

      that's a very strange description, but it sounds like you're talking about the brake booster...however those are made from decently thick gauge of steel, so I don't know how a worm clamp would have...
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      my pre-filter goes between my intank pump and...

      my pre-filter goes between my intank pump and surge tank, so it just helps clean up with the fuel before going into the surge tank...just a little extra insurance to keep everything clean and lasting...
    3. Thread: SoMD Dubs

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      its going to take quite a few pieces for sure,...

      its going to take quite a few pieces for sure, dependent on how much of each grit you will need to use. best bang for your buck that I have found is at Harbor Freight with wet and dry paper...to...
    4. Thread: SoMD Dubs

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      depending on the damage, start with 220 or 320...

      depending on the damage, start with 220 or 320 sandpaper and work your way up to about 1500 or 2000 to get them nice and smooth, then machine or hand polish using Mothers Billet Polish
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      as previously mentioned, can be any one or all of...

      as previously mentioned, can be any one or all of the problems that have been suggested. 044's are awesome pumps, and rarely quit, granted they are real...if it is confirmed to be real, I would...
    6. since you've got an actual floor pan, and not...

      since you've got an actual floor pan, and not just scrap sheetmetal to put in, the process is quite simple, however very time consuming. remove seam sealer, this will help you locate the original...
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      IE also had really bad QA when they were making...

      IE also had really bad QA when they were making theirs...granted I am using and love a lot of IE parts on my car, but those were done terribly. the tolerance of their cut was off really bad, where...
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      what gauge steel are you guys using?

      what gauge steel are you guys using?
    9. Thread: SoMD Dubs

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      ^^^this guy knows...middle of nowhere for sure

      ^^^this guy knows...middle of nowhere for sure
    10. Thread: SoMD Dubs

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      roads are good down there. my parents live down...

      roads are good down there. my parents live down there
    11. no, a 2.0T is the basis of a...

      no, a 2.0T is the basis of a MK5/MK6/Tiguan/CC/Passat motor with only 16V...it is still a 1.8T engine, whether the displacement is the same or not...just like in V8's, those who bore out a 350 still...
    12. Thread: MK3 2.5 swap

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      nice!!! cage it and lets see it go...my buddy...

      nice!!! cage it and lets see it go...my buddy James from Caste Performance just laid down an 8.92 at 171mph with his 2.5 MK3 two weekends ago
    13. it is still based on the 1.8T. either way, I...

      it is still based on the 1.8T. either way, I think Todd Pavics is in the 900 range and is now the fastest 4 cyl FWD VW in North America going 8.94 two weekends ago. I'm not sure what his displacement...
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      cause static > bags :wave:

      cause static > bags :wave:
    15. Thread: A little build

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      great to see an update on this after all this...

      great to see an update on this after all this time. really anxious to finally see this thing in person hopefully in the near future
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      have you scanned the car to find any codes?

      have you scanned the car to find any codes?
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      could be a possibility. the increased cylinder...

      could be a possibility. the increased cylinder pressure and fuel delivery at high RPM's with bad seals could very well cause the problem. I would still like to see the logs. so either fix or replace...
    18. wrong forum. grogory will go ahead and transfer...

      wrong forum. grogory will go ahead and transfer this over to the MK2 folder
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      you can probably start out with a cheap kit like...

      you can probably start out with a cheap kit like that, and swap out the crappy turbo for a PTE or COMP unit, as well as the wastegate. you have lots of options. you can easily get that kind of power...
    20. Thread: T3 50Trim

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      this is essentially what you will have when all...

      this is essentially what you will have when all is said and done. makes pretty respectable power, but is pushing the upper limit of your rods. there is a thread in the 1.8T forum that is about...
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