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      so you have checked for pulsing at the loom plug...

      so you have checked for pulsing at the loom plug to injectors, but what about the injector loom itself???
    3. you have ,at the most a 10% variation there. I...

      you have ,at the most a 10% variation there. I would run it for a good while then re-test compression.
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      it could be an air leak causing the idle surge....

      it could be an air leak causing the idle surge. or maybe the idle screw just needs adjusted.
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      made an interesting discovery today. if you take...

      made an interesting discovery today. if you take the double spring lower seat and turn it upside down, the standard 7mm valve spring retainer fits in it pretty well (might need a little buzz with...
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      is this the retainers you use (109 085)?

      is this the retainers you use (109 085)?
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      ah so it's the spring cap that matches everything...

      ah so it's the spring cap that matches everything up. I was hoping to use the single springs to reduce a little strain on the valve gear. should free up a little power and maybe slightly better fuel...
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      dremel with a tiny carbide burr works great for...

      dremel with a tiny carbide burr works great for getting every speck of rust out. then spot prime/paint. and flat down with fine paper then polish. pretty much what you said yourself:thumbup:
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      put on a normal plug lead to check timing. then...

      put on a normal plug lead to check timing. then switch back
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      so I got hold hold off the 7mm valves/springs for...

      so I got hold hold off the 7mm valves/springs for my mk2 gti head. the only thing I'm wary about is the lack of spring base location when the single spring is installed. and with the cam i'm using...
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      does the end of the clutch push rod look normal?

      does the end of the clutch push rod look normal?
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      I went for a .80 fifth in my gti box. .75 is just...

      I went for a .80 fifth in my gti box. .75 is just too big a gap between 4th/5th.
    13. Thread: 9A timing belt?

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      maybe you have a tall block fitted?

      maybe you have a tall block fitted?
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      4t has same ratios as chc. both have 90mm drive...

      4t has same ratios as chc. both have 90mm drive flanges, unless your's have been swapped to 100mm. you will need to check the inner cv joints before you start swapping boxes. maybe they are at fault.
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      I would be checking/replacing ignition switch...

      I would be checking/replacing ignition switch (electrical bit). they are not that expensive, and if it's not been renewed before, might as well do it now:thumbup:
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      I wouldn't say it would be running noticeably...

      I wouldn't say it would be running noticeably lean as both PL/9A have about the same peak power output. you could probably get a kn panel filter to fit the original box. wouldn't worry too much about...
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      could be the diff rivets breaking:eek: quite a...

      could be the diff rivets breaking:eek: quite a common failure with the 020 gearboxes.
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      I was going to mention the exhaust. your cat is...

      I was going to mention the exhaust. your cat is in that area, and maybe it's partially blocked causing the heat build up. does the car feel low on power?
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      I checked between + of coil and battery post-....

      I checked between + of coil and battery post-. done another check yesterday. with the icm and the hall sender unplugged I'm still getting 12v to the coil. so it's unlikely to be either of them at...
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      does the coolant temperature gauge read high?

      does the coolant temperature gauge read high?
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