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    1. Minimalist Functionality - a VRT build / internals guide

      R32 cluster swap, podi gauge pod with dual VDO gauge (oil pressure + temp). Interior / wiring is done! Just waiting on a few parts from INA and I can start-er-up!
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    2. Best place for paint touch up / full clear front vinyl

      heh I paint ;). But I'm sure others will have their suggestions.


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    3. yeah sorry.... you need to put it on before chips...

      yeah sorry.... you need to put it on before chips start.

      you need the paint repaired (i.e. refinished) before you can install the film.

      and if you're going to refinish paint the easiest time...
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      everyone, and I mean every single person I've met...

      everyone, and I mean every single person I've met with a supercharged VR...

      always....

      ALWAYS.....

      went to a turbo setup afterwards.
    5. Best place for paint touch up / full clear front vinyl

      You do NOt want to touch up then apply 3m film. A licensed / trained 3m installer won't even do it.

      I suggest a front end paint refinish then get the front end package from 3M (hood, fenders,...
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      is the valve older? if so, has it been...

      is the valve older? if so, has it been maintained / IE lubricated? what's your vacuum at idle?

      I used a 007 in my old setup with a green spring and one spacer. No probs @ 18 psi on a PTE 6262...
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      replace: crack pipe thermostat thermostat...

      replace:

      crack pipe
      thermostat
      thermostat housing (both pieces)
      green top coolant sensor
      water pump
      timing chains / guides / upper & lower tensioners
      belt tensioner & belt possibly (check it...
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      reliability problems? catching on fire? wtf? I...

      reliability problems? catching on fire? wtf?

      I had a 3.2 VR6 2004 Touareg - bought it used in '07, let it go in '11.

      Not a single issue. I kept up on maintenance. Sold the car problem free.
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      sticky clutch pedal and gearbox issue

      Slave is located inside the bell housing. 3 bolts and it's out.

      Remember to bench bleed the new cylinder before installing!


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    10. the key is to have large enough pipes to allow...

      the key is to have large enough pipes to allow for maximum airflow speed without turbulence. so you want fast, but not too fast.

      I made a "formula" how to calculate best size dia pipe vs pipe...
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      sticky clutch pedal and gearbox issue

      Is the flywheel and clutch stock?


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      Kinetic Stage 1 - Noobie Question

      Huh? It's not welded?


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    13. could be: cam position sensor faulty /...

      could be:

      cam position sensor faulty / intermittent
      or actual timing issue (stretched chains, failing or failed guides, tensioners giving up)

      I had the same code, same symptoms, and tried many...
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      ECU flashing and Alternate endings

      Dyno tuning per hour will cost far more than a typical tune (flash / chip) would...... (for example)

      I'd like to try standalone someday to compare an accurate before / after. Just cuz I'm a gear...
    15. Doing Timing Chains Marks Are Slightly Off

      Completely rebuilt. Was around 100k miles when I tore it down, and I bought it as salvage so I have no clue as to history either. Bought it as not running and driving. Still didn't have all that...
    16. yea man clean that out the best you can before...

      yea man clean that out the best you can before you close it up..... that ish be nasty.

      I aimed the int shaft mark at 12 o clock rather than 6. Lined up pretty much exactly with upper tensioner /...
    17. Sticky: **USRT: Next Level Fuel Pump Solutions...The Genesis II**

      Top end boost probably around 25psi, don't know if I'll need to go all the way up there tho. 18-19 psi was ~500 hp, but that dyno pull was lifted off early at 5k RPM with a 272 cam.

      700 to the...
    18. Sticky: **USRT: Next Level Fuel Pump Solutions...The Genesis II**

      I like USRT, everything I've grabbed from you guys has been superb. That's why I was looking forward to the pump. VW parts made by VW guys, that's what I like. I also have a lot of confidence in...
    19. Sticky: **USRT: Next Level Fuel Pump Solutions...The Genesis II**

      HP requirements.

      I understand the business mindset. Just sucks :( I had hopes.


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    20. Suspect Neighbors Are Dealing Drugs: What to Do?

      Lawl sorry. I just watched a documentary with woody harrelson about the war on drugs etc. kinda off topic but there was a similar neighbour situation and that reminded me of this one. Be careful who...
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