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    1. Worn lifters. Worn camshaft. Ovaled lifter bores....

      Worn lifters. Worn camshaft. Ovaled lifter bores. Occluded oil galley in head. Occluded galley serving the head.

      Some or all of the above. How the he77 do you "look" at an oil pump and know it is...
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      Friend in the neighborhood...? Was it Mr....

      Friend in the neighborhood...? Was it Mr. Rogers?????

      Looks like ol' Lezicody is ready to go.

      "Fine-tune injection pump for big stud nozzles?" Koosie….did you also buy some muffler bearings to...
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      "Where's the beef?" "It's...

      "Where's the beef?"

      "It's Shake-and-Bake....and I helped!"

      "Good to the last drop."

      "Getting there is half the fun."

      "Know when to say when."
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      Probably not if you had no love for the 86 CIS-e...

      Probably not if you had no love for the 86 CIS-e or Lambda engine.
      Plus, the 84 probably needs a boatload of work. It is probably very tired and the KKK24 is probably near the end.

      True love for...
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      AUG's are abundant and about as miserable as it...

      AUG's are abundant and about as miserable as it gets.
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      5-40 synth. in Nort Dak. Some will get past the...

      5-40 synth. in Nort Dak.
      Some will get past the rings.....beats walking.
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      Several good responses on resistance. Instead...

      Several good responses on resistance.
      Instead of running the original "aluminum-strip" 50 amp fuses....use a little ingenuity and change to automotive "spade-type" ruby-red colored (amp-specific)...
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      Send me a good drill and set of bits and I kin...

      Send me a good drill and set of bits and I kin make it happen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      Alfa Romero....sheeesh……………….
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      You've "owned" several GTI's and you are unable...

      You've "owned" several GTI's and you are unable to fit your own belts??????????????????????????????
      What is wrong with this picture?
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      Glyco or Kolbenschmidt. Who in their right...

      Glyco or Kolbenschmidt.

      Who in their right mind would spend money on a 1.5 diesel?
      You need to do some research on 1.5 diesel blocks and cracking at the corners.
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      This sat for 20 years?????? The fuel pump would...

      This sat for 20 years??????
      The fuel pump would have gone varnish and then rust long ago.
      Sincerely doubt the rings have any seal any more. Cylinder walls may be rusted as well.

      Seriously, do...
    12. Poor man's (using the word very loosely) Jimmy...

      Poor man's (using the word very loosely) Jimmy Bond.

      Gets you prime parking at the other-than-straight bar.
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      If yew start a new thread, you could call it:...

      If yew start a new thread, you could call it: "Koosie puts it to a little bunny!" Or, with the word "mercilessly" in there somewhere...…..

      That would draw a crowd.
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      Might also be moisture or contaminants in the...

      Might also be moisture or contaminants in the fuel filter which are keeping fuel flow limited.
      Are you sure you are getting full rotation of the fuel pump lever pivot? As in cable adjustment getting...
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      Today's rubberized lines deteriorate more than...

      Today's rubberized lines deteriorate more than they did years ago. You may be drawing air through weathered cracks somewhere ALL ALONG the exit from the fuel tank.

      Those pickup fuel tanks also...
    16. Adjustment of the plate height is performed with...

      Adjustment of the plate height is performed with a long 3mm (as I recall) allen wrench....through the hole you now have. Some places used to sell a special little rubberized "stopper" to plug the...
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      Whitey, in the old days (whenever that was) these...

      Whitey, in the old days (whenever that was) these cars were reasonably cheap for people to buy used. The cars got little respect and they needed a style of specific understanding and care to keep...
    18. Housing has been drilled to allow adjustment of...

      Housing has been drilled to allow adjustment of the air plate lift. Use some rtv to seal it. It is currently drawing unfiltered air.
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      I SPECIFICALLY said a 1985 fuel filter....they do...

      I SPECIFICALLY said a 1985 fuel filter....they do NOT have the Rube Goldberg recirculation hole in them. Yes, you would need to begin thinking outside the cracker box you are using as a perspective...
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      The grey box.

      The grey box.
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