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      myth sir, been using synthetic at 180kms with...

      myth sir, been using synthetic at 180kms with noisy lifters, well stuck lifter, whitish froth around the filler and sludge on the back valve cover vent and no it's not head gasket leak because of...
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      Really nice to see a few projects on-going here,...

      Really nice to see a few projects on-going here, what I love is reading the love we put into our old cars with ppl giving us the thumbs up... This gives me the push to get back on my engine...
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      In no way can I speak for all manufactures on the...

      In no way can I speak for all manufactures on the 1st stage pump but mine had a screen, which is somewhat a larger debris filter like mesh, and somewhat important as our Foxes are older, may have sat...
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      VW90Fox, so the kit comes with relays, fuses and...

      VW90Fox, so the kit comes with relays, fuses and new front units that replace the sealed beams? And what was the price
    5. I use a small handheld propane tourch, but don't...

      I use a small handheld propane tourch, but don't lite it, easy if it catches on fire just turn it off but it does the same and raises the idle with a vacumm leak and it's cleaner good sugestions, not...
    6. omg, I'm so bad at checking my own posts

      yes, the 98 A4 came with drive by wire but I don't want to install this into my Fox, one less thing to do sort of thing.

      My A4 B5 turbo motor is ready for install, but whats slowed me down is...
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      Here, been pretty cold to work in the garage so...

      Here, been pretty cold to work in the garage so not posting till I have something to really contribute on builds or upgrades... plus my DD is officially not my Fox as of this last year
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      Well if you have the rims, and a ruler + tape...

      Well if you have the rims, and a ruler + tape measure and know the minimum thickness of the adapter you can get... do the measurement by backspacing.... I'm not going to say what off-set you can run...
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      pending what your 108x4 off-set or the...

      pending what your 108x4 off-set or the backspacing is... keep in mind the closer it becomes to zero offset the chance of fender wheel well rub, you can roll the fenders with-out damaging the paint,...
    10. Sticky: http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p560/gbi68/26%...

      http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p560/gbi68/26%20year%20Fox%20turbo%20facelift/IMG_0449_zps46d0b1e0.jpghttp://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p560/gbi68/26%20year%20Fox%20turbo%20facelift/IMG_0448_zps...
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      Just unpacked the wagon

      Well, interesting week of ice racing... my video's batteries pretty much died at -10 or was it -15 with a failed car charger, but a pic or two of the Fox on ice, gotta lot of "that's different and is...
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      Been some time

      Awhile since I posted or done any progress on the Fox, prepping her for the annual ice races on Barnes lake BC, bought 4 15" x 6 wide Honda Rims and machined lathe to match our VW hub centric size,...
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      Cars On Ice - Ice X is on again

      Once again were a go on this, installed softer coils, ice tires and non studded snows and removed sway bars for some crazy ice racing... if your down for some race the clock (removes the possibility...
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      I was there checking on a Geo Tracker frame part...

      I was there checking on a Geo Tracker frame part for my Sidekick after Christmas, never though of asking about Fox, and white to boot FML good score
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      Unlike some non german made cars, note the...

      Unlike some non german made cars, note the perfect similarities in brick fall!! :laugh:
      http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p560/gbi68/detroyed%20car/crushed-car_1832154i_zps65a41a7a.jpg

      Here is...
    16. check coolant or oil for the signs, leak...

      check coolant or oil for the signs, leak down/compression test, air block?
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      Another prequel to the start of another build project

      Today I decided to use the stock A4 20v intercooler since it's a nice fit (and the right Fox price) opposing the Rad opening behind the grill... only problem was the end cap ports are both faced...
    18. going to be asking a few question

      Now I'm curious just to who has stripped their engine bay of the ridiculous octopus of cooling lines, electrical lines, vacuum lines, and smog equipment to the point of bare engine parked in a bay...
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      I really didn't know how to respond to that but...

      I really didn't know how to respond to that but I've heard of allot of car manufacturers doing that, fake engine noises, I'm pretty old school so that just seams wrong....Back to solvent...Milo,...
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      I use varsal, BUT I attached a 6inch speaker to...

      I use varsal, BUT I attached a 6inch speaker to the metal bottom... not sure but it took years to find the right freq and it's left over night or for days... maybe modify yours and make it an untra...
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