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      05-02-2012 05:22 PM #316
      Quote Originally Posted by vwflygti View Post
      Little disheartening! Guess we'll have to see...



      will the vr6 speed sensor screw right ontop of the g60 sensor? Looks like it's threaded speed sensor...



      I do have a designated output. using channel 0 as a p259 tach output. I ordered channel 0 with a built in 1k resistor to ground the tach. its grounded and rated at 0.3a I have tried attaching it directly to the green wire on G1/12 with no luck. The divider is what I may need to play with. The tach used to work, not to say it still does though. I have another gauge cluster that maybe i'll try... Thanks Chad.
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      I do believe so, but ask in the experts thread

      I do not know why you need the resistor, possibly like something I have built on my board, but I did not solder anything on my MSExtra card, dunno with VEMS, what did the rep (Kevin?) say?
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      05-02-2012 08:43 PM #317
      Didn't talk to Kevin. I used a different dealer but will try to get in touch with Kevin. Sucks on the hood lifts.
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      05-02-2012 09:04 PM #318
      post up when you find out because i have the same issue. Connected the VEMS right to g1/ something i forgot right now but when is started car up, i had to no tach signal either.
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      05-02-2012 09:10 PM #319
      Quote Originally Posted by vwflygti View Post
      Didn't talk to Kevin. I used a different dealer but will try to get in touch with Kevin. Sucks on the hood lifts.
      Quote Originally Posted by 1broknrado View Post
      post up when you find out because i have the same issue. Connected the VEMS right to g1/ something i forgot right now but when is started car up, i had to no tach signal either.
      May be a stupid question, but here goes... Could the issue lie in your tach settings? I personally forget how many volts the tach needs to operate, IIRC 0-5v
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      05-02-2012 09:25 PM #320
      its possible...and yes it is a 0.5v

      Just looked at the wiring spreadsheet i have and my VEMS is channel 0 as well and goes to g1/12. But it does not say if its a ground trigger or a .5v, so i couldn't verify that for you. sorry.
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      05-04-2012 09:51 AM #321
      Didn't talk to Kevin. I used a different dealer but will try to get in touch with Kevin.
      Why didn’t you get one from Kevin, yeah you probably got it a few bucks cheaper but his support and basemaps he supplies are well worth it. Should go back to your VEMS dealer and ask questions.

      update: I let Ben (someone he works with offten) know about this see if he can get the time to pop on give you a answer
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      05-04-2012 10:47 AM #322
      Quote Originally Posted by DWI_gti View Post
      Why didn’t you get one from Kevin, yeah you probably got it a few bucks cheaper but his support and basemaps he supplies are well worth it. Should go back to your VEMS dealer and ask questions.

      update: I let Ben (someone he works with offten) know about this see if he can get the time to pop on give you a answer
      Thank you, I don't doubt kevin's support is great. My good friend @ EP Racing is a VEMS distributer with basemaps as well. Who got me everything, yes for a great price, less than most pay for MS and made my whole wire harness for me for next to nothing.... VEMS does offer great support in there forums. I am waiting from Rob @ VEMS for confirmation to sign up as they closed open registration. My friend said he is sure he can figure it out, just thought I'd ask here first incase someone ran into this problem already.
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      05-04-2012 11:15 AM #323
      im sure the vmes fourms will get your the answer you need.

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      05-04-2012 11:21 AM #324
      Quote Originally Posted by DWI_gti View Post
      im sure the vmes fourms will get your the answer you need.
      Thanks again...
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      05-04-2012 11:25 AM #325
      Quote Originally Posted by DWI_gti View Post
      im sure the vmes fourms will get your the answer you need.
      I assume they are not like the MS forums ........
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      05-04-2012 02:08 PM #326
      Quote Originally Posted by Sr. Karmann View Post
      I assume they are not like the MS forums ........
      no! Lol
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      05-04-2012 02:26 PM #327
      Quote Originally Posted by vwflygti View Post
      no! Lol
      thank God!!!
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      05-04-2012 07:36 PM #328
      VEMS forum!? I didnt know such a thing existed.


      Nvm. I remembered forum rules and used the search button
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      05-04-2012 07:42 PM #329
      Me either. Point me towards?!
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      05-04-2012 09:54 PM #331
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      Yup, that be the one...
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      05-04-2012 11:22 PM #332
      Im having the same problem Fred. Curious to know what everyone finds out.
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      05-06-2012 09:22 PM #333
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      Im having the same problem Fred. Curious to know what everyone finds out.
      Ok. Cool. Well maybe with both of us playing with it we'll get it figured out a little quicker. Keep in touch.
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      05-07-2012 09:05 PM #334
      Ka Boom!

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      05-07-2012 09:26 PM #335
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      Ka Boom!

      Freakin sux man

      Do you know what happened?
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      05-07-2012 09:32 PM #336
      Thats an unusual sight
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      05-07-2012 09:41 PM #337
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      Freakin sux man

      Do you know what happened?
      Some rattling and loss of oil pressure, I'm gonna guess rod bearing spun... Will know more tomorrow....
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      Thats an unusual sight
      sad but true. I'll be the first to admit it....
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      Some rattling and loss of oil pressure, I'm gonna guess rod bearing spun... Will know more tomorrow....
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      05-07-2012 09:51 PM #340
      hopefully its not that extreme. Best of luck to you with finding out the problem.
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      Keep us informed
      will do, thanks...
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      05-07-2012 09:55 PM #342
      dammit, was running so good too. 1.2 bar was fun!
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      05-08-2012 04:32 AM #343
      Damn man, sucks this happened

      My brother had a crank pulley bolt snap on his 1 week of driving his recently acquired MK3 Golf - luckily he didn't bent any valves and we had a spare crank so...

      Hope its not a very big damage...

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      05-08-2012 09:21 PM #344
      So, motor was totally locked. Steps taken:
      1) Remove timing belt, top end was free.
      2) Intermediate shaft was free.
      3) Bottom end would not budge.
      4) Drop oil pan, pieces everywhere.
      ~wait pieces are plastic! WTF!?
      ~wait where is the oil baffel? up in the crank!



      5) Remove oil baffel, millions of little pieces.
      6) Motor still no budge.
      7) Loosen rod bearings, motor now moves.
      8) plastic pieces in oil journals of crank.
      9) remove rod caps. oil starved and spun bearings.



      Crank seems pretty bad, don't think emery is going to clean it.

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      Quote Originally Posted by vwflygti View Post
      So, motor was totally locked. Steps taken:
      1) Remove timing belt, top end was free.
      2) Intermediate shaft was free.
      3) Bottom end would not budge.
      4) Drop oil pan, pieces everywhere.
      ~wait pieces are plastic! WTF!?
      ~wait where is the oil baffel? up in the crank!



      5) Remove oil baffel, millions of little pieces.
      6) Motor still no budge.
      7) Loosen rod bearings, motor now moves.
      8) plastic pieces in oil journals of crank.
      9) remove rod caps. oil starved and spun bearings.



      Crank seems pretty bad, don't think emery is going to clean it.

      Ouch, makes me re-think my plastic baffle, although it is brand new, doesn't quite look like that one tho.

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      05-08-2012 10:07 PM #346
      That Sucks... That crank is DONE.
      why did the oil pressure drop causing the rod bearings to fail.
      I would use the aftermarket windage tray/oil pan gasket and ditch the oem baffle.
      Also a great idea to lock tight the oil pump bolts.
      Looks like you are looking for another crank and rods?
      block and pistons should be OK.... Sucks you gotta tear it all down and start again.
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      05-08-2012 10:22 PM #347
      Quote Originally Posted by REPOMAN View Post
      That Sucks... That crank is DONE.
      why did the oil pressure drop causing the rod bearings to fail.
      I would use the aftermarket windage tray/oil pan gasket and ditch the oem baffle.
      Also a great idea to lock tight the oil pump bolts.
      Looks like you are looking for another crank and rods?
      block and pistons should be OK.... Sucks you gotta tear it all down and start again.
      Getting metal baffle.
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      05-18-2012 11:57 PM #348
      Everything came together pretty good. Metal baffel is now installed along with new rod bearings. She lives again!
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      Limassol, CYPRUS (That's in Europe,lol)
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      '90 Corrado 1.8 8V G60 (previously was 1.8 16V KR), '80 MK1 Golf GTI 1.6 8V EG aka "Heron"
      05-19-2012 01:46 AM #350
      Quote Originally Posted by vwflygti View Post
      Everything came together pretty good. Metal baffel is now installed along with new rod bearings. She lives again!




      And nice photos
      Quote Originally Posted by dogger View Post
      ... (Corrado) might be the greatest collection of bad VW ideas ever put into one car.
      My Corrado (sort of) build thread / On Database
      My MK1 build thread
      SpoonFedTuning

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