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      Make sure the tip is past the bumper and a 3"...

      Make sure the tip is past the bumper and a 3" doesn't drone that bad.

      In a GTI, with the tip tucked and behind the bumper line, it will drone, like crazy.


      As soon as you even think about...
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      His buttdyno was calibrated using only the finest...

      His buttdyno was calibrated using only the finest Charmin double ply.
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      No you didn't.

      No you didn't.
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      Interested in the shocks, catback and rear...

      Interested in the shocks, catback and rear bumper. Shoot me a Pm Kevin. :thumbup::thumbup:
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      Sticky: Swapping the entire pedal cluster is the the most...

      Swapping the entire pedal cluster is the the most asinine thing I have heard from this camp in awhile.
      And the O2A cable setup has a VERY low life span with anything but a stock Pressure plate, and...
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      12 point updated gets tq'd to 150ft/lbs to seat...

      12 point updated gets tq'd to 150ft/lbs to seat everything, backed off a turn, tq'ed to 40ft/lbs, then 30*. Clean threads, lightly oiled.
      30* is one point on the 12 point nut.

      6 point gets...
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      Depends on the axle nut style. There is a 6...

      Depends on the axle nut style.

      There is a 6 point, and a 12 point axle nut.
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      :thumbup::thumbup: I'm 50+ passes in and...

      :thumbup::thumbup: I'm 50+ passes in and haven't broke a 2.1 on streets yet.






      If you hit a 12.xx, I quit.
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      There's already one there from the factory, you...

      There's already one there from the factory, you could, in theory, put a stronger spring on it, but the one there is already a violently high spring rate.

      It is setup to return the pedal to the...
    10. This is just sad. Seriously.

      This is just sad. Seriously.
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      You can Single stage a car for less then the cost...

      You can Single stage a car for less then the cost of spray cans.
      You can base/clear a car for less then Plasti-dip.

      Yes, this is with using cheap products. (Nason/Restoshop/Omni/etc.) But, the...
    12. Kodie, shoot me a PM. Might have something you...

      Kodie, shoot me a PM. Might have something you would be interested in. :thumbup:
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      Hp has NOTHING to do with the stress limits of a...

      Hp has NOTHING to do with the stress limits of a trans.

      And 250wtq is plenty to kill a stock O2A. The danger comes in the fact that you actually hook up, unlike when you are making big power....
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      List your before and after caster readings......

      List your before and after caster readings... I'll wait.


      And, yes. Mk3 ties rods are the same dimensions with base suspension and Plus-suspension. The difference in track width is in the...
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      The cheap AFP pans are fine. Have thrown in a...

      The cheap AFP pans are fine. Have thrown in a few with no issues.

      The cheap AAA pans are slightly shallow, and will hit the crank trigger wheel if you install without a gasket. I just dimple...
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      Axles are absolutely different. Length, and...

      Axles are absolutely different. Length, and spline count/size on the outer cv are different.

      They only thing the share is the inner CV.
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      The inner tierods are they same, it's compensated...

      The inner tierods are they same, it's compensated for in the knuckle mount.


      And running Plus-Suspension ball joints on 4cly arms to cut corners destroys the benefits of swapping to...
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      It absolutely amazes me that 90% of the Mk3 crowd...

      It absolutely amazes me that 90% of the Mk3 crowd can't understand something as simple as the fact that running a 50 weight will cause MORE wear then a 30 weight in this application, and in 99% of...
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      There is a big difference between Bypass, and...

      There is a big difference between Bypass, and Full flow oil filters.

      The engine in question is a Bypass style, and the filter does NOTHING to protect the bearing babbit from large foreign objects,...
    20. No, I'm not mentally 16 years old.

      No, I'm not mentally 16 years old.
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