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    Yes that picture is from me laying underneath the...

    Yes that picture is from me laying underneath the car taking a pic of the flywheel from the engine side after removing the flywheel cover piece
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    Hey all, its been a few months cars been running...

    Hey all, its been a few months cars been running great. Replaced the crack pipe, deleted SAI and plugged it. Noticed recently though an oil leak coming from an unknown source that drips just below...
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    Wish I had additional funds for the mounts, would...

    Wish I had additional funds for the mounts, would be nice to get some nicer ones to also raise the engine slightly.
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    Thought it would be nice to post the before and...

    Thought it would be nice to post the before and after in case anyone ever runs into a similar sound. I had a ton of fun learning but hope to never have to do this again! The transmission is an ahole....
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    Finally got around to the timing chains. Replaced...

    Finally got around to the timing chains. Replaced it all, found a few things that could have been the problem.

    1. Decent amount of play on the lower tensioner. When chain was tight i could move...
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    Ongoing: I've got a deal for you guys... if you are in...

    I've got a deal for you guys... if you are in need of trees or shrubs for your yard this Spring reach out to me.

    http://www.picturesqueland.com/publishImages/index~~element68.JPG

    Thanks
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    The chains parts list... every thread I find...

    The chains parts list... every thread I find talks about parts needed just for the chain job:
    oil filter and new oil
    oil pan and gasket *i want to inspect and see if any junk in there
    chain kit...
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    Great thanks. Im buying a new gasket so no...

    Great thanks. Im buying a new gasket so no sealant and Ill just torque that pan to spec.
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    Misc 12v VR questions...

    I am very inexperienced when it comes to working on cars. I have always wanted to learn but the draw back to learning is learning from mistakes so I have been very hesitant to do much. Mistakes cost...
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    Please post those pics when you have them. My...

    Please post those pics when you have them.

    My help is 2 weeks or so out from being able to pull the trans and do the chains so in the mean time I thought checking the oil pressure may be able to...
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    WTB: WTB: 12v OB2 VR6 Engine

    Considering buying a new engine so I can pull my current to build.

    Looking for a running 12v OB2.

    WA state
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    Does anyone have any ideas on how to bolt the...

    Does anyone have any ideas on how to bolt the engine once to the stand so that I can have the timing chains and crankshaft exposed at the same time?
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    Im going to inspect soon, if bearings I guess I...

    Im going to inspect soon, if bearings I guess I will have to spring for the ARP knowing its very likely ill need to get in there again. Where do you guys buy oem from? I am typically looking at GAP...
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    Update: Been a year but have only put 2k miles on...

    Update: Been a year but have only put 2k miles on it. Haven't redone the chains yet. Changed the oil last week and noticed some copper color flakes. I assume these are rod bearing flakes. Which leads...
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    WTB: VW MK3 Drivers Edition Seats

    Hi all, im looking for drivers edition seats in Red or Blue. Im North of Seattle willing to pick up 100 miles or so.

    Reach out to me if you're looking to sell.
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    Opened it up and took a look. Guides seem fine,...

    Opened it up and took a look. Guides seem fine, nothing broken. No wear on the guides and everything is intact. Are some engines chains noisier than others? Any thoughts on wat the click would be?
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    I hear two different things in there. The chain...

    I hear two different things in there. The chain noise and the clicking. What could the clicking sound be from?
    I am trying to find youtube clips where I hear the click but no results. Only audible...
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    I think the previous owner was trying to hide the...

    I think the previous owner was trying to hide the clicking noise from me. Putting that heavy oil and and a bolt was missing from the rad fan making a clicking noise. Maybe im being paranoid. Sounds...
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    If the upper guide is the only thing broken will...

    If the upper guide is the only thing broken will finding the pieces only be done by pulling the trans and opening the entire upper and lower areas?

    Adam Lee did the chains in February but either...
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    Could the oil in the engine be a cause of the...

    Could the oil in the engine be a cause of the ticking? Currently has 20w-50 non synthetic.

    Going to put 5w-40 in next change
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