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    1. Thread: Vagcom Scan

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      $5? Seriously, I'd try to help but I'm leaving...

      $5?

      Seriously, I'd try to help but I'm leaving town for 12 days tomorrow. I still think a short or the main ground cable could be causing trouble. It's worth verifying.
    2. Thread: Vagcom Scan

      by Soren
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      Not to state the obvious, but it looks like...

      Not to state the obvious, but it looks like you've got a bad ground or a short somewhere. Search for some of those codes in the forum for your engine or vehicle generation and I'm sure you'll find...
    3. Bump

      Bump
    4. Good hunting. Rooting for you to find a granny...

      Good hunting. Rooting for you to find a granny owned porcelain blue vr6 so I can live vicariously through you. :popcorn:
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      The original housings are plastic. There are...

      The original housings are plastic. There are aftermarket metal pipes, but not housings. If you had a metal one, you'd be able to collect even more grime than you have now before it needed...
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      Do you still have parts from your other thread?...

      Do you still have parts from your other thread?
      Been trying to reach you but your inbox is full.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5963599-need-These-gone
    7. Thread: need These gone.

      by Soren
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      Hope you see this post! Really need the bracket...

      Hope you see this post! Really need the bracket and your inbox is full. Doh
    8. WTB: mk3 vr6 front motor mount bracket manual trans

      Junkyard search was fruitless. Actually found an old Passat vr6 but the engine, trans and brackets were all picked clean.

      1h0 199 237 D

      Could use the bolts too if you've got em. The shorter...
    9. WTB: vr6 front motor mount bracket manual trans

      Preferable local to pickup asap.

      1h0 199 237 D

      Could use the bolts too if you've got 'em.

      :beer:


      Edit: PART FOUND - DISREGARD
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      I think some of the other a3 cars used the same...

      I think some of the other a3 cars used the same ones. The tabs for the plastic flaps on mine broke on the driver side and then the passenger, and I eventually found a clean set with good plastic in...
    11. Thread: need These gone.

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      I really need the 1h0199273d motor mount bracket....

      I really need the 1h0199273d motor mount bracket. I could meet you today if you're somehwat near LA! Help! :)
    12. Yes sir!

      Yes sir!
    13. Well, that didn't take long. Gentlemen, may I...

      Well, that didn't take long.

      Gentlemen, may I present the smoking gun:

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

      I also had a coolant leak at the oil cooler when I replaced the axles, so I took off...
    14. Thanks for the sanity check, guys. I had an axle...

      Thanks for the sanity check, guys. I had an axle slip once in the hub and as Broke said, it slipped a couple times and then was just spinning freely. Happened very rapidly. It was a pep boys reman...
    15. I would be VERY happy to know it's not something...

      I would be VERY happy to know it's not something in the trans and that it is the CV, since it does seem to be coming from the passenger side. That said, it was happening before and after replacing...
    16. Terrifying sound under acceleration in 1st/2nd - opinions welcome

      Please have a look at my thread with sound clip in the manual transmission forum:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6050981-Clunky-grind-under-load-in-1st-2nd-stock-o2a-mk3-vr6.-Opinions
      ...
    17. Bump. Is my diff about to explode? Does my car...

      Bump. Is my diff about to explode? Does my car have the black lung? Can I have a hug?
    18. Thread: VR6 in a 350Z

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      :laugh: That is exactly what I came away from the...

      :laugh: That is exactly what I came away from the thread thinking!
    19. I went ahead and recorded a quick voice memo of...

      I went ahead and recorded a quick voice memo of it. You can hear it happens much more readily in 1st, and is more like short blips in 2nd while accelerating.

      https://soundcloud.com/soren96/memo-1
    20. Clunky grind under load in 1st/2nd, stock o2a mk3 vr6. Opinions?

      Edited to streamline information:

      Have a grinding sound that happens so far only in 1st and 2nd gear with enough power applied.
      If I baby it, it won't happen, unless I have to apply a certain...
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