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      Re: BACKPRESSURE NEEDED - HOW MUCH? (Salsa GTI)

      thanks. . . . i was suprised at how dead the botom end feels now. seems liek it pulls about the same up top, but all my torque is gone
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      BACKPRESSURE NEEDED - HOW MUCH?

      my delema is - my stock exhaust is falling apart. first the muffler fell off, leaving the suitcase as the last device in line. this actualy sounded awsome so i left it be. so last night the rust...
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      Re: VR6 IN A NONVDUB!!?? (914 VR6)

      often when driving at night, i think to myself - if my car (jetta) was a rear wheel drive platform. . i would probably have to cry. if you could find a front engin, rear drive platform that you could...
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      Re: (crb2001)

      mine does the same thing. i always thought this was caused by, the starter gear staying engaged to the ring gear on the flywheel a 1/2 secong or so too long after start-up. this causign the starter...
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      Re: Octane levels - US Versus European (Red Jett)

      i actually mentioned somthign about this a while ago. i know of more than one pump around here offering 100 or better octain. one pump i know for sure offers 110. i often wonder what the advantages...
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      Re: Where did your tstat housing fail? (darisd)

      does anybody else remember a thread not too long ago where somone mentioned they were buying a CNC and plannign on making fuel rails? somone mentioned making a T-stat housing. <p>no freakin way im...
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      Re: Is the vr6 a highway monster? (DrunkenMunkey)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>DrunkenMunkey</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>oh yeah you want a highway...
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      Re: VR weirdness (Calimus)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Calimus</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> Any good place to pick up a CC unit...
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      Re: Where did your tstat housing fail? (Sozsei)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Sozsei</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Differing rates of expansion between...
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      Re: Where did your tstat housing fail? (darisd)

      that is IDENTICAL to how mine failed, except. . mine also failed by the brass inserts. from the brass sleve, cracked outward to the the edge of the flange. if the housing was on the block, it would...
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      Re: (James 93SLC)

      makes it easy if you get the front up in the air, and have a buddy sit in the car and put his foot on the brake so u can turn the tripple square bolts, then turn the wheel too
    12. Re: HOW LONG DO THESE ENGINES TYPICALLY LAST??? (Bdferber)

      216.000 all stock. idk how many times cam chains & tesnsioners have been replaced, as i have only had it since about 214.000. all i have had to do so far on the motor is T-stat housing. <IMG...
    13. Re: Time to learn from others pcv mistakes...namely mine. (NoVAslc)

      thanks for the warning. after removing and cleaning my T-body yesterday i was thinking about doing the catch can thing. do u think one of those small "breather-filters" from auto zone would have...
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      Re: P+P Lower intake manifold? (Wayne92SLC)

      i had a little light go on in my head and was thinking.<p>i know that leaving a rough surface actually helps with the intake, because static friction against the layer of tumbling air is less...
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      Re: P+P Lower intake manifold? (TBT-PassatG60)

      what are the TQ. specs for the fastners that hold the lower mani to the head, and to the upper mani??<p>lower to head-?<p>lower to upper-?
    16. Re: cold starts are making my engine sound like a diesel???? (GoldPOS)

      im not trying to steal this thread or anythign, but im just a lil confused. .pleze clerify.<p>forged internals = stronger<p>forged internals = wears you cylender bore when they are cold?<p>forged...
    17. Re: Any one have any advice for drilling out an exhaust manifold stud? (mindlink1)

      dont heat on the stud. why would you want to expand the stud? heat around the stud. <p>worst case senario: if you have GOOD SHARP drillbits, and GOOD set of taps, just start w/ a small bit, then...
    18. Re: 02.5 GTI VR6 12V WISH LIST 2005 - PLS. READ (nubVR)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>nubVR</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">are those in order of what you want???? ...
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      Re: (fbmorcrack)

      do T-body coolant bypass. shaved at LEAST 3 tenths off my 1/4 mile E/T. <p>then hollow out your cat!<p><br> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG...
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      Re: Stink from PCV catch can? (Wayne92SLC)

      yes longer hose = more time for oily vapor to condense and collect in catch can. . .<p><br>TPS not connected?<BR><BR>
      <i>Modified by JikeMenkins at 8:48 PM 12-1-2005</i>
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