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      2.0 ABA with 1.8 head, CR HELP

      So when I get around to it, I will be putting in the ABA bottom end and keeping my head. However, I believe the compression ration is approximately 10.3 on this setup. Because forced induction is in...
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      I'm not too familiar with CC'ing combustion...

      I'm not too familiar with CC'ing combustion chambers. But, out of curiosity, Would a 1.6 crank do me any good? I know the stroke is significantly shorter in a 1.6, like 9 or 10 mm difference.
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      Next question, related. Is there any bottom end...

      Next question, related. Is there any bottom end components I could swap to reduce my CR? Trying to reduce it to a minimum of 9:1, but would like to get a little lower than that.
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      His Saveiro build with JP is another common read...

      His Saveiro build with JP is another common read of mine. I do wish I could have read more on his diesel build. But at least there were a few diesels that were completed and logged on here. Do we...
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      It's going to be slow and drawn out, due to...

      It's going to be slow and drawn out, due to budget. (Gee, how many times has a Foxer used that excuse?):laugh: But hopefully when I'm done, it will be ABA block, 1.8 big valve head (3 angle), audi 5...
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      MLS from a 2.0 16v? or from something different?

      MLS from a 2.0 16v? or from something different?
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      Lowering CR ABA Block w/ 1.8 Head

      As the title states, I am looking for a way to reduce my CR using the ABA block with a 1.8 head. I am going Turbo, and not wanting to run into issues with CR. I think the CR with a 2.0/1.8 is 10.3:1,...
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      ABA / 1.8 Hybrid CR options

      So, my understanding is that the ABA with a 1.8 8v head has a CR of approximately 10.3:1. Is there any readily available, perhaps OEM, pistons that will drop my CR by a good chunk? Medium boost and...
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      Almost 17k Threads?!

      I have officially made my way through all of the current threads, not anything archived (if that exists). Lemme just say, there's a lot of bad information from like, 2004ish back:laugh: I have...
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      I'm not personally into Cabriolet's, however I...

      I'm not personally into Cabriolet's, however I think it would be fun to turn a 4 door into a convertible with the parts from one. Here in Indiana, it's aaaall rusty. Even stuff from 2010 is already...
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      I can imagine. And I can't say that I've seen a...

      I can imagine. And I can't say that I've seen a Scirrocco or a Corrado in my lifetime, so definitely more rare. I have only seen 2 foxes in person, both of which I owned (still have 1). I rarely see...
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      I would if I could haha, but if it's CIS, I would...

      I would if I could haha, but if it's CIS, I would say you're in Canada or close to it. Plus, if I brought home another, my better half would have my rear for it:rolleyes:
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      If you are shipping to the US, I think I would like a set of 5 spd bushings if you still have some.
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      I would really like to have a 4 door with a Weber...

      I would really like to have a 4 door with a Weber setup, but VWs around me seem to be made of unobtanium. Except mmmmmmkaaaay4s:screwy:
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      They can be awful testy sometimes. but glad to...

      They can be awful testy sometimes. but glad to hear that it's running well now! Keep on comin back if you need any tips or have advice for future readers?
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      Parts Place Inc, Autohausaz, maybe the dealer. I...

      Parts Place Inc, Autohausaz, maybe the dealer. I don't have ETKA to look at part numbers, but perhaps you could compare the one that you have with a similar year VW/audi one. Welcome to the forums!
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      Is it a must to go to a bigger fuel distributor,...

      Is it a must to go to a bigger fuel distributor, like a 5-cyl Audi or a 8 cyl MB?
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      You could try to adjust your shifter. I don't...

      You could try to adjust your shifter. I don't claim to be a transmission expert, so my sole advice here is to get the Bentley. Best of luck!
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      So my best guess would be lifters (cam...

      So my best guess would be lifters (cam followers), oil type, and maybe valve guide/springs. Oil we discussed, if you are ready to do the lifters, mk4 lifters are considered an upgrade. You'll have to...
    20. Sticky: http://topclassiccarsforsale.com/volkswagen/530252...

      http://topclassiccarsforsale.com/volkswagen/530252-classic-1988-volkswagen-fox-gl-2-door-wagon-with-upgraded-brakes-and-5-speed.html

      Not for sale, but I picked this up at an auction for $305. 5...
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