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      I know I'm very late to replying to this, but I...

      I know I'm very late to replying to this, but I believe you can see why the #4 coil is constantly failing. It's the proximity of the Turbine outlet to Coil #4.

      i"m sure you've fixed the situation...
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      You have to modify the Coil Dwell tables. See...

      You have to modify the Coil Dwell tables. See Spartiati's and Max'x dwell tables. Apply the Photobucket Hot Fix!!!!
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      My 1.8T with 256.000 KM on it pulls 21 to 22...

      My 1.8T with 256.000 KM on it pulls 21 to 22 in/hg when warm. I'm pretty pleased with that.
    4. No that's just dandy. That shows your engine is...

      No that's just dandy. That shows your engine is sealing well ( Rings & Valves ). And wasn't this already answered in another thread?

      I have a theory as to why your Vacuum level raised when you...
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      So many areas for a Mystery leak on these...

      So many areas for a Mystery leak on these engines. Last one took me close to a year to find. Only leaked after engine had heated up and cooled down again. No leaks under extended pressure test....
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      If you need to get the car through emissions...

      If you need to get the car through emissions testing in a hurry, you can try and flush the old Valve with some Brake Cleaner. But you have to be able to open and close the valve electrically while...
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      Juts replace the N80 valve. Go for a new one....

      Juts replace the N80 valve. Go for a new one. They are about $57 for genuine Bosch part from ECS and other online vendors. Charcoal particles get washed through it when they fail and they can damage...
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      Photobucket Hotlink Fix

      There is now a Fix for the Photobucket BS and disappearing 3rd party pictures. Chrome and Firefox users can use a simple extension that makes all of the old photo's visible again. Simply go to your...
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      When you disconnect the MAF that throws the...

      When you disconnect the MAF that throws the engine into Limp mode. It is a fail safe engine Mapping that allows the car to run with faulty sensors.

      After you installed the new O2 sensor, did you...
    10. And as asked above... what oil are you using and...

      And as asked above... what oil are you using and what weight? Some are better than others. Read the FAQ on recommended oils.

      But the high silicon content only comes fro one thing. And that's...
    11. Obvious questions. They asked you to look at Air...

      Obvious questions. They asked you to look at Air filtration. What air filter are you using?

      BTW... those popular cotton gauze filters such as K&N have been proven by independent lab tests to be...
    12. OEM Audi/VW thermostat or Aftermarket brand? I've...

      OEM Audi/VW thermostat or Aftermarket brand? I've found that OEM stats are bang on the money for opening and closing temps. After market ones, even Stant , can vary greatly.
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      Make sure you have the pinouts correct....

      Make sure you have the pinouts correct. Especially the A and B grounds. Picture on first page of article.

      You have a Trigger sensor ground ( B ) which must go back to the ECU. And then an extra...
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      Attention. Photo re-posting

      Do to the antics of Photobucket, a lot of valuable pictures in this thread have disappeared. I'd like to ask all contributors to repost their Photo's on a different site such as Google Drive or...
    15. Rough idle could be a Vacuum leak. Buggers can be...

      Rough idle could be a Vacuum leak. Buggers can be hard to find. Pressure tests will not show them all. A favorite " Hidden " vaccuum leak is the N80 valve ( Evap Canister Purge valve ). You will...
    16. Stock or Chipped? How much boost? Stay with NGK....

      Stock or Chipped? How much boost? Stay with NGK. They will last longer, but you have to realize that on a boosted car, 10K miles is a lot of mileage on a plug. Higher Boost is hard on plugs. So is...
    17. One of the main ideas to converting to the AEB...

      One of the main ideas to converting to the AEB PCV system is to get rid of the Suction Jet Pump. It is an unreliable POS as we all know. AEB's only use simple one way check valves and the PCV system...
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      Top Tip: Since you're modding things. If you have...

      Top Tip: Since you're modding things. If you have done a heater delete. Get the proper AEB aluminium coolant flange. Cut off the stoopid O-Ring connection at the groove. Tap the fitting for a regular...
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      In your last picture, that is not the correct...

      In your last picture, that is not the correct aluminium coolant flange for an AEB. Is that the part that is causing concern?

      Here is the correct AEB part in Cast Aluminium. If you've deleted the...
    20. You need to be a bit more specific. I gather you...

      You need to be a bit more specific. I gather you found the discussion thread in the 1.8T FAQ section ( Under Valve Covers ).

      As far as the PCV system, it's pretty self explanatory. If you have a...
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