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      Sticky: An item that I have needed in the past has been...

      An item that I have needed in the past has been the rubber seal that goes between the MK2 sending unit and the gas tank. I was forced to find a good used seal but would have preferred a brand now one.
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      When I replaced the end cap on my transmission I...

      When I replaced the end cap on my transmission I used a layer of gear oil rated sealant on the edge of the transmission before I reassembled it.
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      I wonder if the issue is somehow related to the...

      I wonder if the issue is somehow related to the ecu not grounding out the fuel pump properly. What I ended up doing on my cabriolet carb conversion is to run a permanent ground to the relay (I...
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      How many miles were on the motor? On my 8v...

      How many miles were on the motor? On my 8v engine with 200,000 miles I pulled the valve cover off to change the gasket and noticed the oil baffle seemed more flexible/ready to break than I would...
    5. $300 for an incorrect bosch alternator that...

      $300 for an incorrect bosch alternator that did'nt come with the pulley. Best part was this was special ordered at NAPA and could not be returned due to their policies...
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      Just as an FYI the 91 8v engine is NON -...

      Just as an FYI the 91 8v engine is NON - INTERFERENCE. If you shave enough off the head it will make it an interference motor
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      The Bentley does not offer too much help for the...

      The Bentley does not offer too much help for the Blue Collant Temperature Sensor issues. It will either be A. a bad blue Coolant temperature sensor B. a wiring issue to the coolant temperature...
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      The DIGI system can be rather finicky. For some...

      The DIGI system can be rather finicky. For some odd reason all the digi cars I have seen have had an issue twith the blue coolant sensor. Unplug it and see if the car runs better. That being said...
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      You can still use the existing fuel system on...

      You can still use the existing fuel system on your car with one addition, you need a bypass fuel regulator to bring the high pressure down to low pressure but the excess pressure is bleed off through...
    10. Zombie thread

      Zombie thread
    11. Just go find a 1.8T motor and be done with it :D

      Just go find a 1.8T motor and be done with it :D
    12. Thread: 944 anyone?

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      I played the early watercooled porsche game for...

      I played the early watercooled porsche game for awhile. The 944 handles great, looks great, sounds great but jst is not worth the money in the long run. With the over engineered dual timing belt...
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      The tach is driven off of the ignition coil so it...

      The tach is driven off of the ignition coil so it sounds as if for some strange reason you are losing spark. I would look into building a hall sending unit tester to rule out a hall sending unit...
    14. When I was expecting my first child I bought a...

      When I was expecting my first child I bought a car seat and a car without gaping holes in the floors :)
    15. It seems that all the digifant cars have these...

      It seems that all the digifant cars have these terrible cut out problems. Unfortunately there is no easy or quick fix. It literally could be anything electrical related. I have 2 digi powered...
    16. The most straight forward solution going from...

      The most straight forward solution going from diesel to gas would be to find a donor car and grab the whole wiring harness along with the fuel system.

      It also depends on the year of the car. If...
    17. Personally I think 30 wt oil is a bit light for...

      Personally I think 30 wt oil is a bit light for the old watercooled blocks. 15w-40 or 20w-50 is probably what you should have been running. What type of oil filter did you have on there?
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      What did I do to my Cabby today? I watched it sit...

      What did I do to my Cabby today? I watched it sit on jackstands waiting for winter to end so I can put the darn thing back together and give it to my sister before something else breaks.
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      Can we get some pictures of the issue?

      Can we get some pictures of the issue?
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      I would go back and read this again...

      I would go back and read this again http://www.vincewaldon.com/?option=c...d=24&Itemid=28

      Remember you have to zero the pump before you change the timing.
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