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      Re: BACKPRESSURE NEEDED - HOW MUCH? (Salsa GTI)

      thanks. . . . i was suprised at how dead the botom end feels now. seems liek it pulls about the same up top, but all my torque is gone
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      BACKPRESSURE NEEDED - HOW MUCH?

      my delema is - my stock exhaust is falling apart. first the muffler fell off, leaving the suitcase as the last device in line. this actualy sounded awsome so i left it be. so last night the rust...
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      Re: VR6 IN A NONVDUB!!?? (914 VR6)

      often when driving at night, i think to myself - if my car (jetta) was a rear wheel drive platform. . i would probably have to cry. if you could find a front engin, rear drive platform that you could...
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      Re: (crb2001)

      mine does the same thing. i always thought this was caused by, the starter gear staying engaged to the ring gear on the flywheel a 1/2 secong or so too long after start-up. this causign the starter...
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      Re: Octane levels - US Versus European (Red Jett)

      i actually mentioned somthign about this a while ago. i know of more than one pump around here offering 100 or better octain. one pump i know for sure offers 110. i often wonder what the advantages...
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      Re: Where did your tstat housing fail? (darisd)

      does anybody else remember a thread not too long ago where somone mentioned they were buying a CNC and plannign on making fuel rails? somone mentioned making a T-stat housing.
      no freakin way im...
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      Re: Is the vr6 a highway monster? (DrunkenMunkey)

      Quote, originally posted by DrunkenMunkey »



      oh yeah you want a highway monster finda modded supra, any cars that chew up turbo busas and turbo r1s not to mention heffner vipers and...
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      Re: VR weirdness (Calimus)

      Quote, originally posted by Calimus »


      Any good place to pick up a CC unit without having to walk into a dealership with a tube of KY in hand?



      LMAO
      your decription of the problem...
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      Re: Where did your tstat housing fail? (Sozsei)

      Quote, originally posted by Sozsei »



      Differing rates of expansion between the brass and plastic is my guess. Thats where mine failed too.



      yes. exactly. i thought this was a pretty...
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      Re: Where did your tstat housing fail? (darisd)

      that is IDENTICAL to how mine failed, except. . mine also failed by the brass inserts. from the brass sleve, cracked outward to the the edge of the flange. if the housing was on the block, it would...
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      Re: (James 93SLC)

      makes it easy if you get the front up in the air, and have a buddy sit in the car and put his foot on the brake so u can turn the tripple square bolts, then turn the wheel too
    12. Re: HOW LONG DO THESE ENGINES TYPICALLY LAST??? (Bdferber)

      216.000 all stock. idk how many times cam chains & tesnsioners have been replaced, as i have only had it since about 214.000. all i have had to do so far on the motor is T-stat housing....
    13. Re: Time to learn from others pcv mistakes...namely mine. (NoVAslc)

      thanks for the warning. after removing and cleaning my T-body yesterday i was thinking about doing the catch can thing. do u think one of those small "breather-filters" from auto zone would have...
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      Re: P+P Lower intake manifold? (Wayne92SLC)

      i had a little light go on in my head and was thinking.
      i know that leaving a rough surface actually helps with the intake, because static friction against the layer of tumbling air is less...
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      Re: P+P Lower intake manifold? (TBT-PassatG60)

      what are the TQ. specs for the fastners that hold the lower mani to the head, and to the upper mani??
      lower to head-?
      lower to upper-?
    16. Re: cold starts are making my engine sound like a diesel???? (GoldPOS)

      im not trying to steal this thread or anythign, but im just a lil confused. .pleze clerify.
      forged internals = stronger
      forged internals = wears you cylender bore when they are cold?
      forged...
    17. Re: Any one have any advice for drilling out an exhaust manifold stud? (mindlink1)

      dont heat on the stud. why would you want to expand the stud? heat around the stud.
      worst case senario: if you have GOOD SHARP drillbits, and GOOD set of taps, just start w/ a small bit, then...
    18. Re: 02.5 GTI VR6 12V WISH LIST 2005 - PLS. READ (nubVR)

      Quote, originally posted by nubVR »


      are those in order of what you want???? and do you really want a diff if you dont know what it does??? not a bad thing to want..but do someresearch...
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      Re: (fbmorcrack)

      do T-body coolant bypass. shaved at LEAST 3 tenths off my 1/4 mile E/T.
      then hollow out your cat!

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      Re: Stink from PCV catch can? (Wayne92SLC)

      yes longer hose = more time for oily vapor to condense and collect in catch can. . .

      TPS not connected?


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