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      Update: I'm getting lots of interest via PM...

      Update:

      I'm getting lots of interest via PM now that this thread's resurrected :facepalm:

      Unfortunately I still have no idea where most of the parts are but I think I'm going to do an MKII...
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      Folks this thread is from 2011, I've moved 500...

      Folks this thread is from 2011, I've moved 500 miles away since then and though I didn't sell all the parts I currently have no idea where the rest of them are, I'll try to find some of it based on...
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      bought mine on ebay, just searched "mercedes...

      bought mine on ebay, just searched "mercedes auxiliary pump"
      here's the mercedes part # 2118350028
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      ran it a handfull of times, didn't warm up all...

      ran it a handfull of times, didn't warm up all the way every time... Patience is key I suppose in situations like this... Unfortunately there was no way to drive it the first time it fired up since...
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      No bent valves, cam was only 1 tooth off. Not...

      No bent valves, cam was only 1 tooth off.

      Not sure if a leak down test is going to tell me anything meaningful, the rings & engine are all new, never broken in so they can't possibly have a good...
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      Need a VR bottom end champ to chime in

      Hello,

      I'm encountering some strange symptoms with my new build.

      I did a full build on this thing and replaced rods/pistons etc. The block was bored out by a machine shop, I tested it for...
    7. PMed & Emailed :thumbup:

      PMed & Emailed :thumbup:
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      swapped that too

      swapped that too
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      no wire tuck, all wiring in stock location except...

      no wire tuck, all wiring in stock location except where the ECU harness crosses the firewall, instead of outside I put it in the rain tray. Didn't check #5 specifically but I did check all plugs and...
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      Wiring/plugs/grounds etc is all checked out, the...

      Wiring/plugs/grounds etc is all checked out, the only thing I can think of is me making a mistake when I wired up the harness to the fusebox but I doubt the engine would run if a plug was forgotten...
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      already did that, that's how I got it running in...

      already did that, that's how I got it running in the first place...

      starting to think about timing being a possible issue, going to pull the valve cover off & make sure cams haven't jumped a...
    12. Calling out a kindhearted OBD1 Coilpack VR6 owner (free beer)

      Hello fellow bay area vortexers,

      I'm in a bit of a pickle with my GTI, it's a 95 12v OBD1 Coilpack 3.0 VR6, I've been working on this car for two years, rebuilt it from the ground up, I have a new...
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      coilpack

      coilpack
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      swapped ISV swapped ECU swapped MAF swapped...

      swapped ISV
      swapped ECU
      swapped MAF
      swapped spark plugs
      Checked ECU plug
      filled 5 more gallons of fresh gas

      still runs weird, misfire or 5 cylinders and takes a lot of cranking to get it...
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      I did that last night; 00533; Possible Causes...

      I did that last night;

      00533;
      Possible Causes
      Air Leak between Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor and Engine
      Injector(s) faulty
      Fuel Pressure Regulator faulty
      Throttle Body faulty
      Intake Air Filter...
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      I'm back - figures :mad: Car starts right up...

      I'm back - figures :mad:

      Car starts right up now, idles nice then once it's warmed up it starts misfiring;

      6 Faults Found:
      01259 - Fuel Pump Relay (J17) 31-10 - Open or Short to...
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      OEM - Bosch

      OEM - Bosch
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      Put on new ignition switch and it didn't work so...

      Put on new ignition switch and it didn't work so I plugged the wire back into the old one. Cleaned & greased engine harness plug then cranked it over and no spark.

      Replaced coil and I have spark...
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      are you referring to the round one on the engine?

      are you referring to the round one on the engine?
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      already did that

      already did that
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