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    1. depends on how you have your wiring routed. I ran...

      depends on how you have your wiring routed. I ran mine up the front of the engine and I just used the factory ground plate and bolted it to the lower intake manifold right beside the...
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      sprayed in a pop up tent with walls, a tarp laid...

      sprayed in a pop up tent with walls, a tarp laid at the bottom and a fan sucking air out the back. ended up using 4.5 cans of color not sure how much adhesion promoter. I still have the drivers side...
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      dash and knee pads painted with adhesion promoter...

      dash and knee pads painted with adhesion promoter and SEM color coat 15143 sandstone. perfect match
      excuse the lack of cluster and headlight switch....
    4. you running a MAF sensor? that helps for...

      you running a MAF sensor? that helps for drivability. If I were to put a 1.8t in anything it would be with an OEM harness with ME7 a custom tune and drive it everywhere without worry.
    5. badly need to drive it again. my patience is...

      badly need to drive it again. my patience is wearing thin with it sitting all the time. here's a shot from may....
    6. you run a line from the nipple on the inline...

      you run a line from the nipple on the inline filler to the nipple on the tank that doesn't run to the top of the tank. the other nipple on the rad you'll have to plug.

      this is so that when the...
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      it might be silly to say, but check the battery...

      it might be silly to say, but check the battery terminals for tightness. also check the battery voltage to make sure your getting 13-14 volts while running.
    8. anyone know if the polo box will work for fitting...

      anyone know if the polo box will work for fitting an o2m just use the o2m cables and trans bracket?
    9. it could also be that the cat was melting and the...

      it could also be that the cat was melting and the smoke made its way out of the wheel well?
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      you didn't look very hard ...

      you didn't look very hard

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4544785-has-any-one-done-an-orange-corrado
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      exhaust, i know its a dead horse

      i'm looking outside the box for exhaust on my vrt corrado. trying to find a good 3" stainless resonator to put before my cutout.
      this is what i'm looking at on jegs

      24" stainless works glasspack...
    12. my radiator was leaking like this. it turned out...

      my radiator was leaking like this. it turned out to be a crack between the bracket mounting slot and the rad neck hole.
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      Tune issue? If you have a chipped OEM ecu maybe...

      Tune issue? If you have a chipped OEM ecu maybe unplug it for 10 minutes to reset it and have it relearn.
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      yep, that's how I figured out the issue. ...

      yep, that's how I figured out the issue.



      I'm familiar with that method of cutting as I used it on the throttle body reducer to clear the housing. Guess I'll do that because I don't trust that...
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      stock pressure recommendation: half load under...

      stock pressure recommendation: half load under 100mph, 30psi front / 28 rear for a 205/55R15. assuming your running a 195/50R16? you shouldn't need to increase the pressure that much to help protect...
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      T04S housing intake setup

      so I'm getting some cavitation in boost from having too small a filter strapped onto the inlet. I'm running a kinetic manifold with a T04S housed 35R. Can a short radius elbow fit or will I need a...
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      what tire pressure are you running?

      what tire pressure are you running?
    18. let me guess, a left turn. I did the same to my...

      let me guess, a left turn. I did the same to my Corrado, time for a baffled pan.
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      well i think airflow would be the same inside the...

      well i think airflow would be the same inside the car vs in the rain tray and i don't think the ecu would get that hot sitting in the rain tray. if you run it inside the car you should pull the...
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      I extended my harness and mounted my megasquirt...

      I extended my harness and mounted my megasquirt ecu on the kneebar underneath the glovebox and ran the com cables through a hole drilled in the back of the glove box to keep it all neat and hidden...
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