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    1. Also, if you bend the line farther down, you can...

      Also, if you bend the line farther down, you can align it properly so the valve is vertical, not at an angle, and you won't need to modify the valve assembly for your manifold gauges to fit.
    2. Hit up any auto parts store. It's not a VW...

      Hit up any auto parts store. It's not a VW specific part. Universal fit, comes with a new o-ring. $2.99 at Autozone and you're on your way.
      The one you have probably just has a worn o-ring, but...
    3. Next phase of repair & upkeep: -replacing all...

      Next phase of repair & upkeep:

      -replacing all coolant flanges, thermostat, fan switch
      -replacing ignition coil (bought a used one earlier this year, which was apparently a little weak. Found a...
    4. Thread: AC UNdelete

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      I just did a complete rebuild of my AC system in...

      I just did a complete rebuild of my AC system in my 93 this past year.

      Removed the dash, completely rebuilt the HVAC control box, new control panel, new evaporator core, new heater core, new...
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      Nice. The exact same neighborhood I'm living in,...

      Nice. The exact same neighborhood I'm living in, in my Mk4 R32 as well.
      That's not a bad spot to be in. Faster than the vast majority of the FWD cars, and whether you beat an AWD or a RWD...
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      You nailed it. Green is the light frequency...

      You nailed it.

      Green is the light frequency that our eyes are most sensitive to, thus if you use green illumination, you can use it at a very low light level at night and still be able to see it,...
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      That could be a sign of a microswitch in your...

      That could be a sign of a microswitch in your driver side door latch going bad as well. When it fails, the pump doesn't prime on door opening.
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      I'll be there :)

      I'll be there :)
    9. Big Monthly San Diego Meet - Wednesday April 2 in Clairemont Mesa

      Big Monthly San Diego Meet - Wednesday April 2 in Clairemont Mesa

      Date: Wednesday April 2, 2014
      Time: 7PM til 10PM
      Location: Lolita's & Tea Station in Clairemont Mesa, corner of Ruffner &...
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      I was appreciating my AWD today by changing the...

      I was appreciating my AWD today by changing the front & rear diff fluid, haldex fluid & filter, and fixing the slop in the O2MQ input shaft.
    11. http://ct.fra.bz/ol/fz/sw/i60/5/7/23/frabz-POWER-C...

      http://ct.fra.bz/ol/fz/sw/i60/5/7/23/frabz-POWER-CONVERTERS-I-was-going-into-Tosche-Station-to-pick-some-up-d8d0aa.jpg
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      Some maintenance time today. Changed the front...

      Some maintenance time today.
      Changed the front and rear differential oil
      did the O2M transmission shim install to fix the input shaft slop
      changed the haldex fluid & filter
      changed the engine...
    13. Had to repair my driver side harness again...

      Had to repair my driver side harness again yesterday - one of the smaller grounds snapped again. Added more wire length to it to relieve tension on the bundle.

      Also had to repair my passenger...
    14. I'm not sure discussing out in the open on vortex...

      I'm not sure discussing out in the open on vortex about where you stash your very important and important tool is the wisest move for security, if you plan to leave it in the car when you walk away...
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      Every company's "Stage X" is different than...

      Every company's "Stage X" is different than another company's.

      Some "Stage 3" kits include a 260/254 cam, some include a 268/260 cam. They make the same amount of power, but where the power...
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      I feel badly for the C owners who get in over...

      I feel badly for the C owners who get in over their heads.

      There's a local guy whom I helped out awhile ago, and I just got an email from him saying the car is not running, in bad shape, and he...
    17. Neuspeed, H&R, or Eibach springs KYB GR2,...

      Neuspeed, H&R, or Eibach springs

      KYB GR2, Bilstien HD, or Koni FSD shocks.

      Any of those will do you well.
    18. Big Monthly San Diego Meet - Wednesday March 5 in Clairemont Mesa

      Big Monthly San Diego Meet - Wednesday March 5 in Clairemont Mesa

      Date: Wednesday March 5, 2014
      Time: 7PM til 10PM
      Location: Lolita's & Tea Station in Clairemont Mesa, corner of Ruffner &...
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      In tank pump is the same pump. Same pump also...

      In tank pump is the same pump.

      Same pump also used on:
      1993-1999 Volkswagen Golf
      1995-2002 Volkswagen Cabriolet
      1993-1999 Volkswagen Combi
      1995-1999 Volkswagen Derby
      1993-1999 Volkswagen...
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      The film lasts 5-7 years, before it gets hazy and...

      The film lasts 5-7 years, before it gets hazy and needs replacement. Not a big investment to keep your glass intact.
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