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      Check the MAF, Coil, TPS, and Transmission delete...

      Check the MAF, Coil, TPS, and Transmission delete threads.
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      Hi... just wondering. Do you still have these...

      Hi... just wondering.
      Do you still have these items on the street:
      fk smoked fogs
      tow hook
      bike wheels
      bike
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      Should be easy to narrow down the suspects. They...

      Should be easy to narrow down the suspects.
      They drove a MKIII...... AND .... actually had reverse gear. Did the neighbor hear a second gear grind?
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      I miss these immature, useless, annoying replies....

      I miss these immature, useless, annoying replies.
      Everything is "fine" until it breaks. 180K sounds high.
      I think a new buyer should be aware of the potential cost of chain/guide replacement.
      ...
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      hence.... my response.

      hence.... my response.
    6. [QUOTE=dceola;70414072] If the cam was off...

      [QUOTE=dceola;70414072]
      If the cam was off 180deg, wouldn't that just make the wrong valve open at the wrong time? IE instead of having the intake valve open on the piston's intake stroke, wouldn't...
    7. After reading above... and checking the 3 timing...

      After reading above... and checking the 3 timing marks... crank, which is at TDC every 360deg, Cam,which aligns with mark on cover, and rotor pointing to #1... did you check to see if the fuel lines...
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      It's the upper hose going to rail. Bottom is...

      It's the upper hose going to rail. Bottom is return to tank
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      TPS problems I've had seem to always be throttle...

      TPS problems I've had seem to always be throttle position related, rather than load related... like your problem.
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      Since your problem does seem to be load dependant...

      Since your problem does seem to be load dependant rather than RPM, it does seem more like a fuel supply problem, or exhaust/Cat as mentioned.
      Disconnect the vac hose to the FPR and see if the...
    11. If the smell went away with a new battery, then...

      If the smell went away with a new battery, then your old one had a shorted cell. It is now worth $6.00
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      Broken balljoint?

      Broken balljoint?
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      ECU pin 42 yellow

      ECU pin 42 yellow
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      That's average miles. No rust on undercarriage? ...

      That's average miles. No rust on undercarriage?

      Offer $1200 and you have a real deal. I recenly sold one like that for $2200 but it had new T belt water pump, and brakes.

      What's your plan for...
    15. I think You're correct here. I suspected you were...

      I think You're correct here. I suspected you were one of "them" if you know what I mean. The usual suspects.... which must be promptly slapped before they begin their evening activities here.
      Your...
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      Run down to harbor freight and buy a cheap oil...

      Run down to harbor freight and buy a cheap oil pressure gauge.

      That way you'll know what to look for.
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      Probably not firing order since that would kill 2...

      Probably not firing order since that would kill 2 cylinders.
      How's the idle?
      Unplug the maf and then start it. maybe it was damaged when cleaning.
      Could your new cat be plugged?
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      Was it doing this before the alleged tune up? ...

      Was it doing this before the alleged tune up?

      Check your firing order
    19. Isn't that a regular schrader valve? I think it...

      Isn't that a regular schrader valve? I think it is.
      Do you not have the cap with the O ring seal? It's a temp fix.

      Al Gore... if you can find him, will claim that you're causing Global Warming.
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      Quite right. I couldn't figure out how an auto...

      Quite right.
      I couldn't figure out how an auto adjust cable worked until I found one that actually worked.
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