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    1. Sorry for the a/c jargon, tx, txv = exp valve. Be...

      Sorry for the a/c jargon, tx, txv = exp valve. Be ultra careful not to get alum head shavings in the compressor. They'll get into the system & wreak havoc if the filter/dryer doesn't catch it. Make...
    2. I wonder what Tilex does to raw, unprotected...

      I wonder what Tilex does to raw, unprotected aluminum under pressure?
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      Port matching the stock g60 mani does make a...

      Port matching the stock g60 mani does make a difference. Use an aggressive bit or you'll be in it forever with the cast iron. If I had to do it over again I would of gone with a 4-2-1 Mk IV tubular...
    4. Thanks for posting the results. Too many Mk III...

      Thanks for posting the results. Too many Mk III compressors out there at cheap, cheap prices. This means the g60 owner can purchase the adapter, drill, replace the r-134 oil in the compressor with...
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      Poll: Bags aren't an issue anymore. Arnott bags are...

      Bags aren't an issue anymore. Arnott bags are better, less expensive and have a postage paid lifetime warranty. The Volvo is 1st choice on my list. May have gotten an XC70 if I knew a 3rd row was...
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      Here ya go Wanted link for G60 rebuild DIY....

      Here ya go

      Wanted link for G60 rebuild DIY.
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      These are long gone. Did just send a link to a...

      These are long gone. Did just send a link to a new one though.
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      I sold my euro 914-6 for the g60. Not by choice....

      I sold my euro 914-6 for the g60. Not by choice. I had the OE 2L lose a cyl. Put a 2.7 w/ webers and lost a chain tensioner. Sold it back to the orig owner not running. The Corrado is much more...
    9. Can I pay ya a small fee to drill a hole for a...

      Can I pay ya a small fee to drill a hole for a leash on the hex end? It'd be a nice option to add to the total price.
    10. Crikey Johnny! You're bringing back the peace...

      Crikey Johnny!

      You're bringing back the peace pipe design? It took me two years to find one and pry it from a Mk III owners hands. What a friggin gift to g60 owners!!! Cheers to bringing Corrado...
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      Love the Candian Phat fives. Did you get the...

      Love the Candian Phat fives. Did you get the fifth for a spare when you got the car?

      https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7434/12936605315_b5c68c079f_z.jpg

      Rock'n the French Bulldog too, NICE!
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    12. Just requested a brake guru to chime in.....

      Just requested a brake guru to chime in.....
    13. See if a Porsche 944 or 968 uses a similar version

      See if a Porsche 944 or 968 uses a similar version
    14. I have an NEW, unused, never installed SNS Stg V...

      I have an NEW, unused, never installed SNS Stg V chip shipped from SNS in the UK. Bilal made it. It's for 30lb red tops and a Bosch (Porsche 968) 3.8 bar FPR. It's was designed for a ported, polished...
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      That's # 191 614 163 A. You should be able to...

      That's # 191 614 163 A. You should be able to take that to the dealer and get an o ring for it. I would suggest going through the Service Manager and having their internal parts guy size it up...
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      Another awesome car they stuffed a Ford 289 in...

      Another awesome car they stuffed a Ford 289 in (the Tiger). The AC Ace was lucky enough to make legend status though. A 289 fit as well as a 427 big block (Shelby Cobra)
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      Was researching this a few months ago. This knob...

      Was researching this a few months ago. This knob should include the insert you need. The shift knob is hideous but was going to purchase it just for the decal insert with the correct 6SP M pattern....
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      You're using the oe brake set up right? Is the...

      You're using the oe brake set up right?
      Is the proportioning valve being opened when bleeding?

      Run through some of the basics from this thread ...

      Non ABS swap vacuum line routing?
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      Ditto on Frigadaire Affinity HE. Got both for $1k...

      Ditto on Frigadaire Affinity HE. Got both for $1k from Sears outlet. Having issues with washer door hinge breaking causing the "death sqeak" getting ready for 2nd replacement on it.
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      Interesting dilemma. The G/J Mk II seats 5. This...

      Interesting dilemma. The G/J Mk II seats 5. This means since the Corrado is based off an extended G/J II platform the anchor/attachment points for the center/rear belts would be the same as the G/J....
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