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      All has been well. Its been a daily driver for a...

      All has been well. Its been a daily driver for a friend rooming with me.

      Small repairs like glow plug wiring, Front pads/rotors and E-brake adjustment were completed in the time passed.

      Last...
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      A bit of info on the shifter install. ...

      A bit of info on the shifter install.


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QpC6Ph29qM
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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlIg6SMq-Mo

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlIg6SMq-Mo
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      I had lost the charge cable to my phone...Or...

      I had lost the charge cable to my phone...Or maybe I tried to wrap it around my neck and they removed it in the ambulance once I passed out. Dub life, ya'know?

      Either way, here are the photo's of...
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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxmknhXOC0I

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxmknhXOC0I
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      Time for an update? Maybe? I think tonight...

      Time for an update? Maybe?

      I think tonight I'm pulling it back into my shop for some work.

      Going to go ahead and replace the collapsed lifter. I bought all o fht eparts last October...They...
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      I can say that my B4 Passat O2A has shift linkage...

      I can say that my B4 Passat O2A has shift linkage that is WAY out of adjustment and it didn't grind gears.

      I'm not saying it isn't your problem, but in my experience, bad alignment just makes it...
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      Check out my EGR delete I did on my '98 TDI...

      Check out my EGR delete I did on my '98 TDI Jetta.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7007493-I-get-a-TDI-Jetta-Wanna-see&p=87943005&viewfull=1#post87943005

      The process for your 1Z...
    9. Sorry it took so long for you to get a reply. ...

      Sorry it took so long for you to get a reply.

      If you are willing, you can cheaply read codes from your ECU. Using Vagcom 409-1 a cheap ebay Vagcom adapter and a 2X2 adapter. I THINK in the B3...
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      Same story here. Mine has been off the road for...

      Same story here. Mine has been off the road for 10 years...Literally right now all it needs are tires. And now the leather seats are rotted..Brand new (10 years ago) headliner is falling down,...
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      A few things I see commonly on VR6's that give...

      A few things I see commonly on VR6's that give symptoms like you have:

      * The PCV valve/hose breaks.
      I saw that you made a post informing about a 42DD kit to upgrade the PCV. Did you purchase...
    12. I only have time to post one, but watch this...

      I only have time to post one, but watch this video and ALL of his other CIS video's. He does a lot of diagnostics on CIS systems and what to look for/tune.
      ...
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      You either buy the part listed in the link above...

      You either buy the part listed in the link above (to 42DD) to "upgrade it"

      Or buy a new intake boot for $150+.
      https://www.ecstuning.com/Search/3A0129615D/ES335802/

      Or find a good used one....
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      Finally managed to grab a complete VR6 and 02A...

      Finally managed to grab a complete VR6 and 02A and harness/ECU.

      Got service records from the glove box also.

      http://i.imgur.com/TAYDcHR.jpg

      Some progress can be made now.
    15. I see this a lot, actually. My 96 currently has...

      I see this a lot, actually. My 96 currently has had 4 ABS modules in it, due to no fluid coming out of one or more solenoids to the wheels. (My Passat sits for months/years on end) If your...
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      Off topic..But looking at this old post sadly...

      Off topic..But looking at this old post sadly reminds me of how many Passat enthusiasts we ONCE had...That are no longer hanging out around here.

      Seems all of our Passats have been harvested for...
    17. Here are my thoughts and suggestions: Try...

      Here are my thoughts and suggestions:

      Try purging the pump with fresh fuel. I do this by filling a plastic soda bottle with diesel, inserting the fuel inlet hose into the bottle. Remove the...
    18. Thread: vr6 code

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      AAA 0217 000 or lower, then you have a double-row...

      AAA 0217 000 or lower, then you have a double-row upper chain. If your engine number is AAA 0217 001 or higher then you have a single-row upper chain.

      So you have an OBD2, AAA engine code with...
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      Shots of the work over the weekend. Painted...

      Shots of the work over the weekend.

      Painted headlight reflectors. (Good GAWD that shot came out like crap. Deal with it.)
      http://i.imgur.com/IHuE5BR.jpg

      Leather E-brake boot and shift boot...
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      I've got my resurrected smokey slug ready to go. ...

      I've got my resurrected smokey slug ready to go. First year I'm bringing an MKI with me. My MKIII TDI and MKVI GTI will also be going up with me.

      http://i.imgur.com/5y2C7vM.jpg
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