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    Thread: can i loop the coolant lines on the TB?

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      04-27-2012 01:13 PM #1
      will it harm anything if i were to loop the water lines for the TB on my mk3 vr6? obd2
      i see camaros do this at my car meet that i attend and they claim it makes for cooler air if your not heating it up with warm coolant.....any1 have any input on the matter?

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      04-27-2012 01:59 PM #2
      yup you can loop the coolant lines on the throttle body... its there so the plate wont freeze up during winter times... you r in FL so you do not need to worry about that
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      04-27-2012 03:41 PM #3
      Sure can. Get a fitting about 2". I used to do it in summer time, connected them back before winter.

      But sounds to me like you are onto some free and easy HP; not to burst your bubble, but this ain't it.
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      04-27-2012 04:12 PM #4
      i got beat by a z28 camaro last night on a highway pull i had him till i through it in 3rd n then he spanked me by 2 cars at about 115 then we slowed back down...
      he has stuff in his car though like headers exhaust, real k&n cool air intake, gears in the rear are tighter so that may be why...
      mines just a vr6 with light head work new chains a and a mk4 headgasket, lw flywheel and pullies...
      but yea back to the point... i was tryin to maybe do a few small things like i just ordered a 1.8t iat sensor i'm gona do the swap for that but over by the tubing not the manifold, do you think i can do this with a piece of 3 in. pcv and just drill the holes and tap the screw hole or should i go for a flatter surface...?

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      04-30-2012 09:45 AM #5
      Not that I condone street racing or anything, but was it an LT1 or LS1? I'm going to guess LT1 (older 350 vs the 354 CID).
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      04-30-2012 11:02 AM #6
      LT1, it was nice too..., but i was just expecting to give a better race, he got me by like i said almost 2 cars...
      our 3rd is too long, thats where he pulled away..
      from a dig, i'd rape his car though, i take that back i did!

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      04-30-2012 11:07 AM #7
      i'ma save up for this.. this will make my N/A come phucking allive!!!!!!!!!!
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      PHUCK TURBO, i always have bad luck with tuning issues with forced induction..
      after that i'm getting drc 268's and a megasquirt done at atlanticautoworks
      hes the vw guru around here... melbourne, FL

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      04-30-2012 11:12 AM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by 98GTI_VR6 View Post
      i'ma save up for this.. this will make my N/A come phucking allive!!!!!!!!!!
      http://www.mjmautohaus.com/catalog/p...oducts_id=1492

      PHUCK TURBO, i always have bad luck with tuning issues with forced induction..
      after that i'm getting drc 268's and a megasquirt done at atlanticautoworks
      hes the vw guru around here... melbourne, FL
      this is the right link http://www.mjmautohaus.com/catalog/p...oducts_id=1491

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      04-30-2012 01:49 PM #9
      Add 125 shot kit to your list. That should even hold off bolton LS1s..
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      04-30-2012 03:15 PM #10
      b4 i go that route i wanna also take my time with a short block and rebuild it with 3.0l pistons and arp everthing.... new bearings and balance the crank to 10k....
      then i'll feel comfortable doing nitrous or boost...btw can i use the tt 276 cams with a mk4 gasket?
      i'm either going with them or 268 drc's...... thats my next thing followed by the megasquirt...
      then my bday present to myself will be the trans...

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      04-30-2012 03:24 PM #11
      just turbo it, all that money into motor and you will still get walked.

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