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      My first step once the car is up and the wheels...

      My first step once the car is up and the wheels off the ground is to reach between the coils with a pipe wrench, loosen but not remove the tube nut, the car will hold the strut far more solidly that...
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      well, sorry..................... (hmm, BerryB,...

      well, sorry.....................
      (hmm, BerryB, added to the 'don't bother trying to help again' list....)
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      There is no 100mm about the splines, splines are...

      There is no 100mm about the splines, splines are all the same size for each same for same driveline component no matter what year A1 VW.

      The 90mm and 100mm dimensions refer to the outer diameter...
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      If you are capable of competently spicing a...

      If you are capable of competently spicing a couple of wires together, there's a simple repair that will be an economical and fully adequate alternate to replacing the whole fuse relay panel.
      Is wire...
    5. I had to stop watching at 2:00. Sorry, no time...

      I had to stop watching at 2:00.
      Sorry, no time to answer your quiz in detail, reply would just take too long.
      Basically, of what I watched, he's not talking about CIS-E at all, rather CIS lambda.
    6. Yes and no on this topic. Strut inserts should...

      Yes and no on this topic.
      Strut inserts should fit tightly inside strut tubes, no rattling should be possible.
      As best I know, there is no "official" recommendation regarding oil in the strut...
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      Does the car's tach work?

      Does the car's tach work?
    8. On a properly tuned CIS equipped engine, the...

      On a properly tuned CIS equipped engine, the black Idle Boost Valve should never kick in. All tuning adjustments should be made with the electrical connector to the black IBV disconnected, once...
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      That the car runs has already confirmed several related circuits are good, your diagnostic path is already narrowed considerably.

      Go to the ignition coil.
      There are three wire connections there....
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      Bolt the remains back on the car if that is still...

      Bolt the remains back on the car if that is still possible, go after the nut with the pipe wrench again. Shouldn't need to put the spring back on for this.
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      There's one real fine clue right there, might be...

      There's one real fine clue right there, might be an issue with the mirror switch actuator's internal logic module. :rolleyes:
    12. From your posted description, it sounds like the...

      From your posted description, it sounds like the car needs major work all over more than anywhere else, it's what I'd call a beater, but even good enough to consider a parts car.
      I will allow it...
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      ​I didn't see the before part of your pics at...

      ​I didn't see the before part of your pics at first, I see now, you boogered it.
      You've drilled it way too large, nothing left to get a hold of with the threads of a sheet metal screw.
      You have no...
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      FV-QR

      http://reflectionsandshadows.com/cabby/at-1-tdc--flywheel.jpg

      http://reflectionsandshadows.com/cabby/at-1-tdc-cam-dot.jpg

      http://reflectionsandshadows.com/cabby/at-1-tdc-camshaft-lobes.jpg
      ...
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      The HF CLT tester as you've described is totally...

      The HF CLT tester as you've described is totally out of my experience so I cannot offer much about the test results except to say, consistency between cylinders is good, no matter what tester is...
    16. 89Cabrioman,1989 Cabriolet 1.8l 5 speed w/Bosch CIS

      David,
      Sorry, I don't do tech replies via PMs, nothing gets archived, nothing is search-able for other forum members or forum visitors.
      The forums are, after all, a place for open community...
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      http://preview.netcarshow.com/Ford-Mustang_Mach_1-1970-1280-02.jpg

      That there ^^ is a Mach 1.
      Maybe a google after some other Mach 1 pics will give you some ideas for a paint scheme for your...
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      Compression testing should only be considered as...

      Compression testing should only be considered as a starting point when diagnosing oil consumption issues.

      Cylinder leakage testing is the real deal. Great that you bought the HF CLT!!
      More latex...
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      Set the timing statically as Brian posted. Do...

      Set the timing statically as Brian posted.
      Do the 2K rpm, disconnect blue CTS, rub your belly while patting your head while clicking your heels three times strobe check afterwards.
      Once you've...
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      Busted hose between the fuel pick up in the tank...

      Busted hose between the fuel pick up in the tank and the in tank pump.
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