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    Eurotrash Motorsports: W8 4Motion to BHW swap

    "Dad plugged in the wrong hole" needs to be a blipshift t-shirt. Congrats on the progress.
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    Eurotrash Motorsports: W8 4Motion to BHW swap

    BTW, Nitec, you should have a BNIB A/C compressor in one of the boxes... I ended up not needing it. I bought it on spec while troubleshooting what ended up being the MUCH more affordable harmonic balancer belt. Those clutchless compressors are $$$, even refurb'd.
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    Eurotrash Motorsports: W8 4Motion to BHW swap

    Yes, 1 of 10 W8 6-speed Variants sold in Canada for 2003/2004. And the only one in Pacific Blue... :)
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    Shifter Issue, selecting FIRST but entering REVERSE?

    FWIW, ran into this in my 6MT W8 some time ago: http://www.w8forum.dk/forum_posts.asp?TID=3130&title=1st-gear-gets-me-reverse
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    Diagnosing electronic parking brake fault

    Just a 2-pin connector on the motor. We also replaced the dash switch - same problems. I'd thought battery as well, but it's only a year old, and these niggly issues pre-exist the new battery. I still think it's something related to battery (alternator?), but neither of us can really...
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    Diagnosing electronic parking brake fault

    Helping out a friend with an EPB fault (2007 B6 wagon). VCDS reports the following: 02433 - Supply Voltage for Right Parking Brake Motor (V283) 012 - Electrical Fault in Circuit - MIL ON Running through the diagnostic (from Ross-Tech), he can hear the motor moving, but it fails...
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    Code 2564, what is it?

    Adding my experience to this thread - 2004 Jetta PD: CEL came on about a ~week ago - along with an "Emissions Workshop!" warning in the FIS, which I thought was a bit odd - and the code was: 18996 - Turbocharger Boost Control Position Sensor Circuit P2564 - 000 - Signal too Low Doing the...
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    Front strut mount replacement 'How to'

    Thinking on this now... I wonder if there was enough thread to jam the two top strut nuts together on the damper shaft and be able to apply enough torque to get the stubborn inner nut off?
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    Front strut mount replacement 'How to'

    In case it's not been covered elsewhere in the thread... how to handle stripping the damper shaft Allen head... I had to replace front springs on my Koni FSD/Eibach kit this past weekend - both front springs were broken, both at the exact same point where the spring leaves the strut perch...
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    Eurotrash Motorsports - Audi A4 OPRC / Targa TDi

    I need to visit the garage... trying to follow along here is hurting my brain!
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    Coolant Heater Lower Grill Outlet

    Love it! Nice job! Great to see this resurrected once in a while with such good and well-executed ideas!!
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    Cold weather no-start this morning - thoughts?

    Ah! Thanks Bill... I thought there was another recall... your post reminded me: http://forums.tdiclub.com/showpost.php?p=3212354&postcount=9 Guess I never got around to that... :o (At least, it's not reflected in my records if I did.) If I go back to the ceramics... I'll need an ECU...
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    Cold weather no-start this morning - thoughts?

    Well... jury is out on gelled fuel, because all it took to get going was ~4 hours on the Zerostart coolant heater. I'd pulled the TB cover just to confirm it wasn't something that catastrophic (it's amazing what wild conclusions you can fabricate for yourself to worry about...), and seeing that...
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