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Forum: General Engine Discussion

Discussion forum surrounding various engine and part swaps between different generations of VW and Audi products.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome to the new Engine Forum area.

    This new area encompasses a breakdown of most popular engine types in the previous and current VW and Audi model line-up. Please make sure you...

    Started by footose, 07-11-2007 01:44 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: DTC chart for MAF

    I found this on the Vortex. It's a chart to check CELs caused by a bad MAF. http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2386492

    Started by Ricas, 10-22-2008 06:28 PM
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  3. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: VW Maintenance Schedule 99-Present

    VW Maintenance Schedule for 1999-to present (in miles & kilometers). http://www.bentleypublishers.com/tech/vw

    Started by Ricas, 12-03-2008 05:30 PM
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  1. Exhaust...what kind do i get?

    ive heard that brullen will get me alot of tickets...Been hearing alot about Remus lately...But H2sport (specializes in audi VW mods) carries...

    Started by )GTI(Jeff)1.8T(, 04-04-2003 11:51 AM
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    04-08-2003 02:00 AM Go to last post
  2. struggling at idle?

    when i leave my car idle it revs at like 750 rps...then it will drop to 500 or 450 and struggles to get back up and feels like its going to stall. ...

    Started by )GTI(Jeff)1.8T(, 05-03-2003 05:12 PM
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    05-14-2003 07:50 PM Go to last post
  3. CHIP or DOWNPIPE?

    i need u guys/girls to help me make the desision...techtonics DP or GIAC X chip? what do u guys/gals think? in case ur wondering...i already have...

    Started by )GTI(Jeff)1.8T(, 06-08-2003 08:16 PM
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    06-09-2003 06:55 PM Go to last post
  4. 2.0L Turbo help !! Turboaba need advise!

    Okay I really want better power but I don't have the money for a 1.8T or Vr6 swap. My motor now is a 2.0L but I know I will need a new one. I...

    Started by ///MCON, 10-14-2003 12:50 PM
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    10-15-2003 06:12 PM Go to last post
  5. Any one on this site have TURBOABA knowledge?

    Okay here is the plan! I am going to start rebuilding a 2.0 L ABA OB2 Block and head for TURBO :) I was just wondering the do's and don'ts on...

    Started by ///MCON, 01-15-2004 07:39 PM
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    01-17-2004 04:14 PM Go to last post
  6. THE PROJECT STARTS

    Thats right, I went down to qmr and told carmen to get me a motor. So my 2.0L turbo project has started. Yes yes I know I am in for it, but when...

    Started by ///MCON, 01-24-2004 04:07 PM
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    02-03-2004 09:05 PM Go to last post
  7. Machine Shops?

    Okay any one know of a good machine shop that will P&P my head / hone out my block?

    Started by ///MCON, 02-04-2004 08:07 PM
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  8. My car feels like vibrator I used on your mom

    Ya so after my attempt to plow the roads clean for every one in oville, my car has insane amount of vibration. I am thinking its just snow fucking it...

    Started by ///MCON, 02-22-2004 10:51 PM
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    02-24-2004 07:19 PM Go to last post
  9. Paint my block! What steps are needed to do a good job

    So my motor is in a million pieces and spread out around my bedroom. I live in the basement so don’t think I am that crazy. So I decided it was...

    Started by ///MCON, 03-12-2004 06:37 PM
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    03-13-2004 01:27 PM Go to last post
  10. Little project step one

    That right I am Working on the project motor now :D I decided to do my own P&P work after seeing plenty post on tex and looking at a P&P head face...

    Started by ///MCON, 03-29-2004 06:16 PM
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    04-01-2004 07:27 PM Go to last post
  11. Almost ready!

    It's been awhile since I have made any good posts. School is killing me with homework, and projects. As goes for my project 2.0L its coming along...

    Started by ///MCON, 05-29-2004 11:51 AM
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  12. So I actually started working on the motor (56k no way)

    Step One: Sorry about the size I will fix that up the next time a post. That's my buddy who is helping me slap my first motor together. That...

    Started by ///MCON, 06-06-2004 11:36 PM
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  13. Almost done! Just need some $$$

    It is all most ready! I still need to build the cylinder head and get a new clutch. I am hoping in the next 2 - 3 weeks I will be driving it...

    Started by ///MCON, 06-13-2004 06:38 PM
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    06-14-2004 11:12 AM Go to last post
  14. cheap place for alignment

    Since I swapped the motor out of my car, the alignment is shit. I need to get one done. Where is the best place Bang for the buck

    Started by ///MCON, 08-08-2004 08:18 PM
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    08-09-2004 08:28 AM Go to last post
  15. Electronic Help

    So I have had this little problem for about 6 months now. I figured when I swapped the motor out it you magically disappear. Symptoms ...

    Started by ///MCON, 08-11-2004 12:17 PM
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    08-11-2004 10:55 PM Go to last post
  16. Tunning help!

    So my new engine that I built is eating some oil. Not much but enough to make me wonder, .5 L per 1000Kms! I took the plugs out and gave them a...

    Started by ///MCON, 08-25-2004 06:34 PM
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  17. Were to go for wheel brgs?

    I need two rear wheel brgs put on. I have the parts but were do I go?? I only can have work done on saturday!

    Started by ///MCON, 08-31-2004 04:53 PM
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  18. throttle pedal slack??

    99 MKIV vr6 jetta... can my throttle cable be adjusted to take away some of the slack that is at the very top of the stroke? It goes in about an...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 12-05-2003 03:21 PM
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    01-20-2004 01:29 AM Go to last post
  19. vag-com unit- what else do I need? ebay

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2448404390&category=1256 If I'm reading this right, I'll have to buy the software from...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 12-15-2003 01:25 AM
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    12-16-2003 07:43 AM Go to last post
  20. what to do with plug from stock air box after removal?

    I removed the air box from my 99.5 vr6 jetta on saturday and replaced it with a K&N cone filter that I had. What am I supposed to do with the plug...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 12-15-2003 01:32 AM
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    12-17-2003 01:13 PM Go to last post
  21. engine makes short hissing noise when I tap throttle

    at idle, or at speed, when I tap the throttle I can hear a "cht" (say "chart" without the "ar") coming from the engine. It sounds like it's sucking...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 03-24-2004 12:29 PM
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    03-25-2004 04:44 PM Go to last post
  22. suitcase delete

    Just took off the suitcase muffler, or resonator, whatever it's called. man, does it ever make a difference! the vr6 sounds so much better- pretty...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 06-07-2004 11:06 PM
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    06-15-2004 03:24 PM Go to last post
  23. can't figure out what type shifter I have

    I'm trying to put on the short shifter I bought (I know I shouldn't have ground and painted it first!) but I can't figure out what kind of shifter I...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 06-29-2004 06:09 PM
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    07-04-2004 07:16 PM Go to last post
  24. cold start boogy...vr6 shudders

    99.5 vr6. for the past week, it won't cold start for a good ten seconds and then only if I give it a bit of gas. Then it chuggs and sputters for...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 11-28-2004 10:58 PM
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    12-04-2004 12:26 PM Go to last post
  25. anyone use Flowmaster?

    99.5 vr6 jetta... I need a new muffler - the stock one sort of disintegrated from the inside, and it's not covered because I removed the resonator...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 07-12-2005 03:16 PM
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    07-12-2005 05:41 PM Go to last post
  26. tips for removing crank bolt

    99.5 vr6 ... changing my pulleys (thanks dj pepsi!), and I can't get the center crank bolt undone. I've tried everything: even putting a breaker...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 08-11-2005 12:19 PM
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    08-17-2005 05:30 PM Go to last post
  27. dual exhaust begins! stop complaining - pics added

    here we go...

    Started by /tripwalking/, 10-26-2005 05:14 PM
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  28. got a CEL

    ok.,., i was just cruising along and thec MIL came on.,., i have 4 new coils already., and my ecu has just been reprogrammed by the dealership last...

    Started by 01AWW18T, 08-04-2003 04:43 PM
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    08-06-2003 08:15 PM Go to last post
  29. Exclamation timing chain noisee.. need input quikk

    hey guys i drove up to maine yesterday from ct and i just went to run to the grocery store and i started my car then i herd it... the timing chain is...

    Started by 01ghlVR6, 04-19-2008 10:27 PM
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    04-20-2008 05:55 PM Go to last post
  30. Auto-zone Canada?

    Does the auto-zone on dundas in mississauga also do free system checks, or does that only apply to a different "autozone" in the states? Thanks in...

    Started by 1.8psshh, 11-09-2007 10:53 AM
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    11-10-2007 06:56 PM Go to last post

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