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  1. DCM1

    Motor mount bolt kits (Canada)

    Hah, no. I've worked with fasteners and various metals my entire career, and took that into account. Unlike these goons who stuff a 1/2"NC tap crookedly down the hole and wonder why their engine falls out a few months down the road.
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    Motor mount bolt kits (Canada)

    Okay thanks, buddy.
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    Motor mount bolt kits (Canada)

    I measured up the sizes I needed in grade 10.9 and went down to my local fastenal with the list. Pretty cheap.
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    New car repair lingo

    Yep I had a 67 Merc 100 and an F100 and both had the tank behind the seat. Keep them full and you’ll be fine
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    New car repair lingo

    Those Alcoas actually look alright on it.
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    New car repair lingo

    Keep the fire in the cylinders.
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    Lost the tab of a helicoil in the oil pan

    So was the first magnet retrieved with the second magnet, or was the tab retrieved with the second magnet, or are all foreign objects now removed from the engine?
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    TDI Tuner in Calgary?

    If that’s the one in Quebec, it’s only about a 40 hour drive.
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    " Legal Tender to Turbos"

    Ah yes the book identifies a hamburger
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    " Legal Tender to Turbos"

    Yeah they’re in it to make money, not to lose it.
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    " Legal Tender to Turbos"

    He isn’t being negative, he’s being realistic. Partly…because vehicles owners should be budgeting for the cost of owning and maintaining their own vehicle. Besides, that would necessitate an organization to manage finances, as well as ensuring accountability. This isn’t even getting into the...
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    2001 Jetta 1.9 TDI Engine Swap/Replacement Questions

    Grab the engine electrical harnesses carefully, and hang onto them for spares.
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    Engine removal

    Start removing the front end and all of a sudden you’ll see how easy it is. I did the first alh out the top, not knowing anything about vw stuff. Second one re&re out the bottom. After that I did the front end removal and rolled them out/in, seriously don’t waste your time doing it any other way.
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    front wheel drive line fell out!

    “Plug” is simply the way the end of the tap is ground. There’s taper, plug, and bottoming tap profiles, with the plug being the most common and versatile
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    This is one ENGINE-ious family

    I can hardly wait to get my own personal gold-plated diaper, because this made me piston my pants.
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    front wheel drive line fell out!

    Don’t waste time fixing wrecked threads. Remove the flange and get your local machine shop to drill and tap new M8 holes between all the old ones.
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    How stiff is your clutch pedal?

    Can relate 100%, my Dodge has a Southbend clutch and the Jetta clutch feels almost like it’s not connected to anything 😂.
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    3.0 V6 TDI

    R150f would probably work, and there are lots of them.
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    3.0 V6 TDI

    I was wondering about this too, but that torque will shred your g56.
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    Chasing a potential underfueling issue

    Man that’s some useful thread content, thanks for sharing.
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