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    1. Today when the car was idling, I noticed a little...

      Today when the car was idling, I noticed a little smoke coming from under the hood as well. When I looked in the engine bay, I noticed some smoke coming from behind the engine. When I got home I...
    2. Nothing honestly, I just didn't want to throw it...

      Nothing honestly, I just didn't want to throw it out right away in case someone else could make use of it. Just the shipping costs is all.
    3. FS: cleaning out garage, 1.8L head, gaskets, clutch

      Selling these parts that have been collecting dust.

      Re-conditioned 1.8L 8v Head, new head bolts, OEM cam. Only thing needed is new lifters. 5 of 8 old ones were bad so I tossed them out. ...
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      Just to update this thread, I got this problem...

      Just to update this thread, I got this problem fixed. It turned out to be the Crank Position Sensor. A quick $15 fix and it's back to normal!

      I got some better direction from Audizine.com:...
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    7. BUMP! Going to the junkyard soon.

      BUMP! Going to the junkyard soon.
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    9. About 10 years ago in Tacoma WA, there was a VW...

      About 10 years ago in Tacoma WA, there was a VW parts store that would stock replacement parts, and rebuild parts like the Alt brushes. I wish there were more places like that nowadays for crafty...
    10. I had the valve guide seals replaced when I got...

      I had the valve guide seals replaced when I got the head rebuilt, I don't see why they would fail months after the rebuild.

      On a side note, I've been dealing with a CEL for an O2 sensor heater. ...
    11. Intermittent white smoke and oil burning smell problem

      So I just rebuilt this motor with all new seals, gaskets, oiston rongs, etc. back in April of this year, also I rebuilt the turbo with a seal kit then balanced at a local shop. Now all of a sudden...
    12. FS: Genuine Euro Spec Hella Adjustable Headlights, and Clear Corners for B3 Passat Sedan

      Selling a set of really nice Hella Euro headlights for a B3 Passat. These are genuine E-codes with glass lenses, the headlights were removed from a Euro Spec B3 Passat, so they are set up for driving...
    13. Any interest in a bad ARX head and bad K03s turbo?

      I have an ARX head removed from a Euro spec Audi A3 1.8t. THe head was pulled because of a coolant leak and I found numerous hairline cracks between the valves, so I replaced the head. I had to use...
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      SOLD!!!

      SOLD!!!
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      I also removed the coil packs and spark plugs,...

      I also removed the coil packs and spark plugs, didn't notice anything odd, premature burning or oiling. All visible vacuum lines were secure and cut free. When I rebuilt the motor this past winter,...
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      OK, I'll put one on order. Do you think they are...

      OK, I'll put one on order. Do you think they are related? I noticed that the car only wants to stall and go into EPC mode when it is warm outside, or after it has been ran for a while and the...
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      Yes, they were removed from a Euro spec Scirocco....

      Yes, they were removed from a Euro spec Scirocco. The drivers side light is 533 945 111 D and the passenger side is 533 945 112 C. Not sure of the difference in the D vs the C versions. All of the...
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      I hope I can rule out fuel, I replaced the fuel...

      I hope I can rule out fuel, I replaced the fuel pump and filter last year because of a hard to start issue that I traced down to a weak fuel pump.

      Also, I don't know if this will help, but I...
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