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    1. FINALLY, after lots of delays I was able to get...

      FINALLY, after lots of delays I was able to get to the track for the first time this season. It's probably also the only time I'll get out to the track this season as I have too much going on to get...
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      Yeah that's wrong, I can guarantee that

      Yeah that's wrong, I can guarantee that
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      Basic logic procedure is as follows: 1) Get...

      Basic logic procedure is as follows:

      1) Get car up to operating temp

      2) Find a road with plenty of room, minimal or no traffic, and an easy way to turn around and get back on for subsequent...
    4. NEW POST IS LIVE! I've updated the end of post...

      NEW POST IS LIVE!

      I've updated the end of post #12 to include information and pictures of a custom CNC machined subframe dogbone pendulum bar designed to perfectly fit the B6 Passat platform. Many...
    5. Appreciate the feedback! My next couple planned...

      Appreciate the feedback! My next couple planned updates are the big turbo build post which I've been talking about for months and just haven't gotten around to doing justice to and then a shorter...
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      The software is technically free, yes, but...

      The software is technically free, yes, but without the cable it is useless. When you buy the cable you are effectively buying your license or “key” to the software as well as, of course, the way the...
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      I could make some speculations based on the...

      I could make some speculations based on the situational/observational info you have mentioned but it won't change the fact that the best, first thing you can do is what you already mentioned: get...
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      Additives are snake oil. If you use quality, VW...

      Additives are snake oil. If you use quality, VW 502.00 spec approved fully synthetic oil and change it at regular intervals (5K - 6K max instead of VWs marketing strategy recommendation of 10K), then...
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      Forgot to reply back to this a little while...

      Forgot to reply back to this a little while back... any updates lately?
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      No prob, let me know if you have any other...

      No prob, let me know if you have any other questions along the way.
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      Worn down cam lobe would absolutely be a cause of...

      Worn down cam lobe would absolutely be a cause of P2293 so that was a natural assumption on your part. If you have replaced the intake camshaft, the HPFP, and if the fuel rail and fuel rail pressure...
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      Do you have VCDS? Recommend you log measuring...

      Do you have VCDS?

      Recommend you log measuring block data for low pressure fuel pump supply and duty cycle as well as rail pressure specified/actual values. You should do this both at idle and...
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      Boost levels are entirely controlled by the ECU....

      Boost levels are entirely controlled by the ECU. The ECU specifies a certain amount of boost and until that amount of boost is actually seen by the MAP sensor the ECU will command the turbo wastegate...
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      Do not run a blow off valve or spacer. They do...

      Do not run a blow off valve or spacer. They do nothing except make noise. They act much slower than electronic diverter valves and the ECU expects an electronic diverter valve for calculations it...
    15. Lowering the subframe is one way but it's also...

      Lowering the subframe is one way but it's also possible to get just enough room to get the LCA bolt out if you simply unbolt the dogbone pendulum bar connecting subframe to gearbox and then use a...
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      Apologies for the delayed response and lack of...

      Apologies for the delayed response and lack of more detailed explanation, work has been zapping my time and my brain power lately.

      But to the point... I do not see anything in your logs that...
    17. Wow good catch. I was completely unaware of that...

      Wow good catch. I was completely unaware of that aspect of the design of your vacuum pump. All the ones I'm familiar with from other platforms do not have an integrated screen. Had I realized that...
    18. Good call on getting away from drilled rotors....

      Good call on getting away from drilled rotors. Despite how successful marketing has been in trumpeting drills rotors as a performance advantage and despite that one might presume that is true since a...
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      There are 2 reasons I asked for logs instead of...

      There are 2 reasons I asked for logs instead of giving you logs.

      1) My setup is quite a bit different then yours and many aspects of my data are going to look different than yours so it's NOT...
    20. It depends on the spoke design of the wheel. If...

      It depends on the spoke design of the wheel. If they are OEM wheels you'll definitely need spacers, but many aftermarket wheels have more generous space due to more convex spoke design. For example,...
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