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      is the dizzy still shimmed out? Low pressure...

      is the dizzy still shimmed out?
      Low pressure will make the system richer, high pressure will make the system leaner.
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      I assume you have CIS Sounds like you are...

      I assume you have CIS
      Sounds like you are having fuel pressure issues causing lean conditions. Check that your timing is correct too as this could make a poorly tuned system worse.

      Check the...
    3. Gas motor right? There should be a little dimple...

      Gas motor right?
      There should be a little dimple or dot on the back side of the cam sprocket.
      That lines up to the top of the machined surface on cylinder head.
      Also I think that the lobes on the...
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      Sounds like the timing is way off. Someone may...

      Sounds like the timing is way off.
      Someone may have forgotten to tighten the distributor down or the belt could have slipped.
      I was timing another car and forgot to remove the vacuum advance. Exact...
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      Wow, great find! Where did you find That? You...

      Wow, great find! Where did you find That? You must have been digging deep into to Webb!

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      That is interesting. Anything about it being...

      That is interesting. Anything about it being 1.8l? The back has that casted into it

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      Thanks for the help, I suspect that you are...

      Thanks for the help, I suspect that you are correct about the bare block build.
      I was looking at some dodge cars that this motor may have been in with no luck.

      I will look for the stamping next...
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      That woukd explain why they are not all in a...

      That woukd explain why they are not all in a line. Those stamps are hard to line up well.
      What would the stamp stand for?

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      I will get some better photos tonight Thanks for...

      I will get some better photos tonight
      Thanks for helping out!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181211/85bd751407c9e2367fd4cee31bf806fd.jpg

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      That is odd. It has the vw audi logo cast into...

      That is odd. It has the vw audi logo cast into it. It is hard to see in this photo but it is therehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181211/c19d4a32dcac2b0741b64a38fd01de20.jpg

      Sent from my...
    11. I bet a machine shop could mill the old one off...

      I bet a machine shop could mill the old one off and press a new one on for you
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      8V 1.8L engine code GM

      I recently purchased a motor that I did not want because it came with a turbo that I did want.

      Can anyone Identify this engine Code?
      It is located between the #3 and 4 cylinders on the block...
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      I'm glad that worked! I hope you get out on the...

      I'm glad that worked!
      I hope you get out on the road soon!
      Might be worth running a good amount to fuel injection cleaner though the system too.

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      Check to see if that plunger under the fuel...

      Check to see if that plunger under the fuel distributor is moving freely.
      My car sat for 15 years and that was gummed up and stuck.
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      So I had the bottom port of my boost sensitive...

      So I had the bottom port of my boost sensitive WUR vented to the atmosphere.
      This seems to be a common thing to do.
      My friend suggested that I connect it and see what happens. So I did with a...
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      This makes a lot of sense. If I understand what...

      This makes a lot of sense.
      If I understand what you are saying about the air meter it comes down to the fact that I need to flow more air into the engine. the stock unit is too restrictive as is.
      I...
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      What do you think might be causing a lean idle...

      What do you think might be causing a lean idle and rich Wot?
      A friend suggested disconnecting the vac line to the WUR.
      The car ran rich all around when I did.
      I was able to get idle in the high...
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      After some playing around i still can't get that...

      After some playing around i still can't get that rich mixture to come down.
      I i suspect that I have a vacuum leak some where.

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      From some recent experiences with a very similar...

      From some recent experiences with a very similar set up (and some similar headaches) I would replace ALL vacuum lines and look for vacuum leaks.
      Sometimes low boost can be caused by a leaky gasket...
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      Thanks for everyones input on this....

      Thanks for everyones input on this.
      Unfortunately those links all have a test port that my CIS dies not have with the narrowband O2 sensor.
      So after some research I decided to put in a wideband and...
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