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    Thread: lets get a ABA 16v Parts List/FAQ Thread going

    1. 07-25-2005 09:07 PM #351
      uhm...well the block, and head, and throttle bodies....access to a machine shop (or deep pockets) and probably want a higher compression since the low c/r are good for boost....

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      07-26-2005 02:34 PM #352
      And some sort of stand-alone management, I believe.
      "You know you have a bad idea when Ford guys are making fun of you."

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      07-26-2005 02:54 PM #353
      Off-Topic:
      Chris - I read you signature and had a hard time believing that the '05 GLI weighs 3800 lbs.. That's what my '85 BMW 745i Turbo weighed 3800 and it's way bigger and more solid than the Jetta.. So this is what I googled..
      Vehicle Dimensions
      4-door sedan 4-door wagon
      Wheelbase, in. 98.9 99.0
      Overall Length, in. 172.3 173.6
      Overall Width, in. 68.3 68.3
      Overall Height, in. 56.7 58.5
      Curb Weight, lbs. 2895 3034
      Cargo Volume, cu. ft. 13.0 51.9
      Standard Payload, lbs. -- -- -- --
      Fuel Capacity, gals. 14.5 14.5
      Seating Capacity 5 5
      Front Head Room, in. 38.6 38.6
      Max. Front Leg Room, in. 41.5 41.5
      Rear Head Room, in. 36.9 38.1
      Min. Rear Leg Room, in. 33.5 33.5

      Unless you've got 1000lbs of stereo equipment
      Edit: link for reference: http://auto.consumerguide.com/...Specs/

    4. 07-26-2005 05:40 PM #354
      Quote, originally posted by Chris164935 »
      And some sort of stand-alone management, I believe.

      what is the best one to use and want do i need to get high compression... and i am pretty posive that the 05 jetta weights about that much... just look on the door

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      07-26-2005 08:35 PM #355
      Quote, originally posted by 18T MKIV »
      what is the best one to use and want do i need to get high compression... and i am pretty posive that the 05 jetta weights about that much... just look on the door

      hi compression and boost = boom..
      door weight is gross weight (car + cargo/occupants)

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      07-26-2005 10:41 PM #356
      Whoops. Fixed it. Hey, quick question: How can I run a 15 flat at 94 mph? My fastest (as you've seen) is 14.6, but at 92 mph...
      Anyway, one good (and cheap) stand alone management would be Megasquirt/Megaspark. You have to pretty much build the whole setup yourself, but it's still way cheaper than other kits.


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    7. 08-10-2005 06:51 PM #357
      Quote, originally posted by Chris164935 »
      Hey, quick question: How can I run a 15 flat at 94 mph? My fastest (as you've seen) is 14.6, but at 92 mph...

      Modified by Chris164935 at 10:42 PM 7-26-2005

      launch and accel. would be my guess, your 15 flat at 94mph probably had a bad launch compared to your 14.6 at 92mph
      someone correct me if wrong

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      08-23-2005 10:53 AM #358
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      08-23-2005 11:04 AM #359
      Quote, originally posted by Chris164935 »
      Whoops. Fixed it. Hey, quick question: How can I run a 15 flat at 94 mph? My fastest (as you've seen) is 14.6, but at 92 mph...

      Rule of Thumb:
      Torque gets you e.t.
      Horsepower gets you mile per hour
      14.6 @ 92 would calculate to 188hp in a 3000 pound car (using RWD calculations, though..) Either way, this is an accurate measurement, mph vs. ET.. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      08-23-2005 04:00 PM #360
      Quote, originally posted by qwikxr »
      Rule of Thumb:
      Torque gets you e.t.
      Horsepower gets you mile per hour
      14.6 @ 92 would calculate to 188hp in a 3000 pound car (using RWD calculations, though..) Either way, this is an accurate measurement, mph vs. ET.. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      IS this WHP or Crank? I have allways wondered what to use when doing this calculation.

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      08-23-2005 04:26 PM #361
      Generally speaking (with RWD cars, as I am most used to), it is related to whp. I know there are multiple variances when calculating fwd figures..

    12. 08-28-2005 03:39 PM #362
      wondering if anyone knows the stock c/r for the 1.8 acc motor.
      i'm thinking of doing a 16v or 8v turbo.
      since the aba and acc blocks are almost identicle, i was thinking it should be a lower c/r since the acc is a mono-motronic, and built for fuel economy.
      what do you guys think about this idea?

    13. 08-28-2005 07:51 PM #363
      i havent read the whole 10 pages....
      but what do you do about the crank pulley? isnt the 16v belt wider?
      can you run aba accessories?

    14. 08-28-2005 09:13 PM #364
      there's an adapter pulley for the swap or you can shave the 8v pulely

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      08-28-2005 09:14 PM #365
      waterneck on the front of the 16v head will interfere with the tensioner spring section of the accy bracket.. you'll need to mod the filler neck a little..

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      08-28-2005 10:22 PM #366
      theres a lot of info to go through in here, but in the first post it said an OBD1 ABA block. what is the difference between the OBD1 and OBD2 blocks? can i use an OBD2 block instead, because i have access to one i can rebuild. thanks guys.

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      08-28-2005 11:48 PM #367
      Im putting together my ABA 16v right now and i slid the Int Shaft into the block, slid the oil pump into the block, and put the Oil pump Drive gear onto the shaft of the oil pump. My problem is that it doesnt even touch the gear on the Int shaft?? it just doesnt seem to line up at all. I have the 16V int. shaft, Oil Pump and Drive gear but for some reason nothing lines up.....I also had a bit of trouble fitting the TDI crank it was tapping the oil sqirters a little bit, that problem is resolved but did anyone else run into anything like that installing the 95.5 crank? So basically i diddnt get very far tonight and ive been here for like 4 hours.
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      08-29-2005 01:53 AM #368
      Did you get the 1.8 or the 2.0 IM shaft. from what I have heard the 1.8 shaft don't fit...

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      08-29-2005 08:18 AM #369
      not sure if its 1.8 or 2.0, i thought the diffrence was thickness of the shaft, i thouht the 2.0 skinnier, to clear the bigger crank. can someone confirm?
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      08-29-2005 08:26 AM #370
      No, more to it than that.
      THe actual bearing race areas are larger on the 2.0 16v Int. shaft, than the 1.8L 16v. That I do know. The 2.0 will not fit in a 1.8 block, and the 1.8 fits sloppy - and short, i think..

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      08-29-2005 09:15 AM #371
      It has to be 2.0 shaft now that i think about it, the crank spins freely no interference from the int. shaft. and if your saying the 1.8 would fit sloppy then it definatly cant be wrong because the shaft fits nice and tight, no slack in either of the races. Is there a part i need to install other than just the drie gear, is there a spacer or something thatmight make the gear itself fit? i have to say im pretty confused right now.
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      08-29-2005 09:19 AM #372
      do you have the cover piece and stuff to compensate for the lack of distributor? you are using the 16v dizzy ?

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      08-29-2005 10:43 AM #373
      no i dont have a block off or anything, and yes im using the dizzy from the 16v.
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      08-29-2005 10:55 AM #374
      what are you replacing the ABA distr. with, then? What are you using to compensate for the now missing block dizzy?

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      08-29-2005 11:09 AM #375
      Quote, originally posted by qwikxr »
      what are you replacing the ABA distr. with, then? What are you using to compensate for the now missing block dizzy?

      the aba distributor hole gets blocked off with the 16v block off plate...
      and then you run the 16v distributor in the head..
      all you gotta do is read read read...
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