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    1. Member BiH's Avatar
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      04-08-2012 07:53 PM #101
      Quote Originally Posted by Capt.Dreadz View Post
      Whats the problem?
      my back at the moment, pulled my back and the pain is unreal. I was bolting in wastegate at the time, when I felt something in my back and its been really bad since then.

      just the crap not fitting, wrong parts, wait a week to get it, head spacer and studs are not here yet and just small crap here and there. I will figure it out, just matter of time.
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      04-09-2012 09:26 AM #102
      Quote Originally Posted by BiH View Post

      just the crap not fitting, wrong parts, wait a week to get it, head spacer and studs are not here yet and just small crap here and there. I will figure it out, just matter of time.
      Nothing new. I went through it, trust me. The reward at the end is worth every headache.
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      04-09-2012 09:29 AM #103
      Quote Originally Posted by BiH View Post
      my back at the moment, pulled my back and the pain is unreal. I was bolting in wastegate at the time, when I felt something in my back and its been really bad since then.
      pfft. Try pulling the muscle off your spine bone and said muscle takes a piece of the bone with it....and you can feel that chipped bone every time you bend over. So much it forces you to an early retirement. I'm shocked i got through my build.
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      04-09-2012 09:49 AM #104
      damn how did you do that? I havent had any back problems in years, this one was just stupid. I was installing a wastegate damnit! hah
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      04-10-2012 05:34 PM #105
      im looking to add a intercooler to my set up im a welder so id like to do it the cheapest way but the corect way any ideas or paths to take

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      04-10-2012 09:17 PM #106
      front mount or air/water?
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      04-11-2012 11:50 AM #107
      Quote Originally Posted by BiH View Post
      damn how did you do that?
      4 wheeler accident last August. Me, my brother & my cousin were on our way back from the local trails. My cousin...who was in front of me...decided to slow down while we're doing 50. My front right tire caught his rear left & it catapulted in the air where i bounced off the pavement & skipped into someones mailbox post...which is what stopped me. Oddly enough nothing happen to the quads other then a bent handle bar & i got right up & dusted myself off. My whole back had road rash. Jumped back on the bike & went home. After sitting down for a half hour, that adrenaline wore off. Talk about pain. The wife took me to the hospital.
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      04-11-2012 06:09 PM #108
      ouch, that sounds really bad. speaking of 4wheelers and mk2's saw a mk2 jetta today towing a 4wheeler on a trailer.
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      04-11-2012 06:36 PM #109
      Quote Originally Posted by youallreadyknowme View Post
      PA synchro hands down is the best car in this thread so far.

      TIME, MONEY, LABOR! hands down was not a cheap car to build and when do you see Synchro cars in USA? almost never unless your at a car show and that looks to me like a good street car to BLOW everyone's doors in
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      04-11-2012 09:25 PM #110
      i want to do a front mount.

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      04-14-2012 09:25 AM #111
      Quote Originally Posted by Taylorar70 View Post
      i want to do a front mount.
      This is one place where I will say go to eBay. You can get the stuff so stupid cheap with t-bolt clamps, 4-ply silicone, and a decent core. Seriously.

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      04-14-2012 10:59 AM #112
      yea those ebay kits are not that bad... cxracing had the better quality pipings... if you want a better flowing intercoolers check out Precision intercooler cores or Garret...
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      04-14-2012 12:07 PM #113
      I'm using CXRacing boost tubing & connectors. Their connectors hold up pretty well. I've burned a hole in a few of 'em. Don't ask me how
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      04-14-2012 12:55 PM #114
      now would i be better to just get the core and then go find some mandrial bent 3" stainless tube or go out and buy a hole universal kit?

    15. 04-15-2012 02:42 PM #115
      test fit done



      now into the new body




      cant run it in the golf, will no look right with small bumpers, and we know its not right to convert, big bumper is big bumper and small is small, so golf will get 16v, jetta will get vr6t

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      05-13-2012 12:39 PM #116
      Finished up my intercooler piping this past Monday. Now I need to get it to the welder to get it all tidied up!









      Cleaned up some of the un-needed wiring in the bay yesterday, as well.

      New oil pump, rod bearings, brake pads & rotors, and radiator are all on hand. ARP rod bolts are ordered. Still need to pick up some mounts for this thing.

      I also need to get some more sandpaper and get the other two wheels polished.

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      05-14-2012 08:42 PM #117
      hey guys im running a Vortech fuel regulator id like to get rid of it and go with something better what do i need to do what rout should i go?

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      05-15-2012 08:20 AM #118
      Quote Originally Posted by Taylorar70 View Post
      hey guys im running a Vortech fuel regulator id like to get rid of it and go with something better what do i need to do what rout should i go?
      Fuel Lab or Aeromotive.
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      05-15-2012 06:07 PM #119
      Quote Originally Posted by Capt.Dreadz View Post
      Fuel Lab or Aeromotive.
      ok im new to this where should i go to get that and what are we looking at in price
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      05-15-2012 06:50 PM #120
      Quote Originally Posted by Taylorar70 View Post
      ok im new to this where should i go to get that and what are we looking at in price
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      Wait... are you running an old school rising rate setup?

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      05-15-2012 07:36 PM #121
      Quote Originally Posted by dubinsincuwereindiapers View Post
      Wait... are you running an old school rising rate setup?
      Yup.

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    22. 05-15-2012 08:03 PM #122
      The problem with replacing the rising rate with an aeromotive or fuel lab etc is that you won't have the same fuel pressure... ie you'll have to change your injectors and chip to run properly.
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      05-15-2012 08:25 PM #123
      Quote Originally Posted by DieGTi View Post
      The problem with replacing the rising rate with an aeromotive or fuel lab etc is that you won't have the same fuel pressure... ie you'll have to change your injectors and chip to run properly.
      Exactly. He'll need a new tune.

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      05-16-2012 12:50 AM #124
      He's running a very old setup so he would definitely need new software, inj., & a FPR. Pic's of his setup is the previous page. I think its chipless & running stock inj. It's an OBD1.
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      05-18-2012 03:12 PM #125
      i was told that it is chipped but not 100% sure.

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