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    1. 07-23-2012 03:18 AM #1
      white gunk in motor. Its my 1st mk3 Jetta, no Bentley manual, need some thought on parts I need. Lmk. Thanks guys

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    2. 07-23-2012 03:25 AM #2
      Pics of my mk3. Got em for $300 =]

      BTW. Sorry about the up side down pic.

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    3. 07-23-2012 04:51 AM #3
      Help plz

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      07-23-2012 04:07 PM #4
      white gunk on your oil cap?

      that is normal..it's from condensation in your engine, perfectly normal.

      if can post pics of said white gunk
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      07-23-2012 06:21 PM #5
      U bought dis off CL? According to da owner, didnt it have a blown headgasket or something wrong w/da engine?
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      07-23-2012 06:29 PM #6
      that would also explain a lot lol
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    7. 07-23-2012 11:51 PM #7
      Yeah, I just confirmed with a compression test. I've been reading some forms and at first I thought it was the oil cooler cause the upper radiator hoes was half way crusty. Now I need to do a head gasket job but i don't know the tools I need parts I need to buy. I need help

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    8. 07-23-2012 11:52 PM #8
      I really need a parts list.

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      07-24-2012 12:28 AM #9
      valve covert gasket
      head gasket
      hopefully you have arp head bolts, which can be reused
      coolant flange o ring
      oil, oilfilter
      coolant

      pretty much it for parts

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    10. 07-24-2012 02:54 AM #10
      Any special tools needed?

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    11. 07-24-2012 05:01 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by jkruzin View Post
      Any special tools needed?

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      Is it an automatic trans? If so, I would add "road flares" to your list of tools needed.
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    12. 07-24-2012 06:45 AM #12
      Of corse its not an automatic. Who put Turbo on an automatic. Ill put a super charger on a automatic. That's my next project =] my gf wants to go on a euro Cruz too.

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      07-24-2012 04:52 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by jkruzin View Post
      Any special tools needed?

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      the timing belt tensioner wrench and the long bits to pull the headbolts out and put the new ones in. the #1 tool you need is a bentley manual...that way you have it all right there, step by step, torque specs, patterns, etc etc.

      it's actually pretty simple to pull that head..the added turbo stuff on there is jsut nuts and bolts..if you've never done it i auggest you have someone who has help you.


      i recommend replacing hte waterpump and timing belt and such while your in there...wouldn't hurt!!! who knows if it has ever been done.
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    14. 07-24-2012 05:30 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by jkruzin View Post
      Of corse its not an automatic. Who put Turbo on an automatic.


      How much do you have into this car? It may be worth buying a running, driving one and bolting on the stuff you want to keep.
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      07-24-2012 05:33 PM #15
      valid point
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    16. 07-24-2012 08:59 PM #16
      Just $300 but don't have that much time to work on em. I'm trying to get all the tools and parts I need so I can fix everything 1 day. =]

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    17. 07-24-2012 09:57 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by jkruzin View Post
      Just $300 but don't have that much time to work on em. I'm trying to get all the tools and parts I need so I can fix everything 1 day. =]
      One day is unlikely. You'll need to get that head to a machine shop and get it re-surfaced if you do go this route.
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      07-26-2012 06:01 PM #18
      torque wrench is a must...good luck with the project. Has there been any bottom work done? If not since you are replacing head gasket buy this http://www.kineticmotorsport.com/pro...R-494-142.html or double stack aba gaskets to lower comp.

    19. 07-27-2012 04:51 PM #19
      Avw4me: thanks for the info =]

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    20. 07-28-2012 02:57 AM #20
      Do I need to replace the bolts and nuts after I take the head off?

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      07-28-2012 05:26 AM #21
      the head bolts yes, any others no

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    22. 07-28-2012 09:03 AM #22
      Vegeta gti; thanks for the info.=]

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