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Old 05-19-2019, 05:39 PM   #1303
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Melting wheel weights is a thing?? Lol


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Old 05-19-2019, 05:54 PM   #1304
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Old 05-19-2019, 09:28 PM   #1305
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Old 05-19-2019, 10:37 PM   #1306
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Well they might have. I’ll have to check when I work on it next weekend.


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Old 05-20-2019, 09:50 AM   #1307
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Drove it to work today. Clutch is slipping a little in 5th
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Old 05-20-2019, 10:24 AM   #1308
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Old 05-21-2019, 10:16 AM   #1309
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Old 05-21-2019, 10:29 AM   #1310
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Sigh. There's $1500 that's going to put a damper on track days I wasn't expecting.
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Old 05-21-2019, 12:08 PM   #1311
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might as well go big turbo while you're in there lol
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Old 05-21-2019, 03:58 PM   #1312
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might as well go big turbo while you're in there lol
lol I've actually been considering changing turbos and just de tuning it. The k04's run hot, I don't really want to add a lot more power because I don't want to build an engine and I don't think it's really needed. I do want a turbo that runs cooler though.
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Old 05-21-2019, 04:16 PM   #1313
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lol I've actually been considering changing turbos and just de tuning it. The k04's run hot, I don't really want to add a lot more power because I don't want to build an engine and I don't think it's really needed. I do want a turbo that runs cooler though.
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Old 05-21-2019, 04:20 PM   #1314
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lol I've actually been considering changing turbos and just de tuning it. The k04's run hot, I don't really want to add a lot more power because I don't want to build an engine and I don't think it's really needed. I do want a turbo that runs cooler though.

I'll have to keep an eye on mine...hoping all the cooling mods I've done helps
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Old 05-21-2019, 04:23 PM   #1315
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i wouldnt mind a k04 for a decent bro price
Didn't I just link you to a pretty newish k04 for like $600 and you said no? lol wut? stop trolling my thread.

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I'll have to keep an eye on mine...hoping all the cooling mods I've done helps
I hope with the addition of the oil cooler I won't see that problem but I'm a bit skeptical still.
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Old 05-21-2019, 09:46 PM   #1316
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Didn't I just link you to a pretty newish k04 for like $600 and you said no? lol wut? stop trolling my thread.


I hope with the addition of the oil cooler I won't see that problem but I'm a bit skeptical still.
I had an external oil cooler on a turbo ac vw and it kept temps around 180-190. I also had a adjustable thermostat on it that would kick on a dedicated electric fan. I have one in the garage for the gti but havent made it that far yet, is the only way to plumb it with filter adapter?
I would think sandwich it between rad and front clip so fans can draw air through it vs depending on moving air current? Anyone have data on this setup without using a fan?
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