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Old 12-06-2018, 09:37 PM   #2377
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Finished getting the connector on the ECM side wiring. Still need to add Aux injectors, alternator and other wiring that doesn’t go to the ECM 60 pin connector.

Also figured out why i could only put male terminals into both ends of my connector...they were both the receptacle style instead of the plug style even though they fit together. The correct connector is on the bottom, it has a protruding end that houses female terminals. The only difference in the part number is one letter, ordered the wrong one a long while back


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Old 12-06-2018, 09:41 PM   #2378
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Man, I don't miss working with those plugs haha. Biggest one I've seen had 128 pins.

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Old 12-07-2018, 12:08 PM   #2379
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Damn, kinda an expensive mistake to make lol
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Old 12-07-2018, 04:01 PM   #2380
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Damn, kinda an expensive mistake to make lol
Only about $60, got it used from a used aircraft part wholesaler on ebay
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Old 01-06-2019, 11:20 PM   #2381
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Picked up brass shift fork pads to go with my steel shift forks and a 4th gear support. Havenít been working on the car much because Iíve been finishing up building a photography studio for the wife in our backyard



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Old 01-07-2019, 12:34 AM   #2382
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Good to hear that you still moding your car :)
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Old 01-09-2019, 06:18 PM   #2383
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Installed the input shaft support today, was sketchy drilling a hole into the case




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Old 01-16-2019, 01:14 PM   #2384
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Ordered some 4140 to machine for the input shaft. The rear of the shaft is hollow from the factory, going to have it machined with a slight interference to press and weld in. Hopefully with the case brace and billet insert I can keep 4th gear alive for a while

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Old 01-16-2019, 02:53 PM   #2385
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Maybe one day you'll even drive it again
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Old 01-16-2019, 03:22 PM   #2386
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Perpetual build
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Old 01-16-2019, 03:55 PM   #2387
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Old 01-16-2019, 06:16 PM   #2388
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2 years of my life waiting for every update with excitement..........

Whilst you are rebuilding and reinforcing the gearbox there's a few other parts you might want to consider such as gearbox reinforcement plate and the 5/6th gear selector fork reinforcement kit.

https://www.darksidedevelopments.co....ent-plate.html

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Old 01-17-2019, 03:40 PM   #2389
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2 years of my life waiting for every update with excitement..........

Whilst you are rebuilding and reinforcing the gearbox there's a few other parts you might want to consider such as gearbox reinforcement plate and the 5/6th gear selector fork reinforcement kit.

https://www.darksidedevelopments.co....ent-plate.html

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Unfortunately, the case reinforcement wont work on the 02Q (MKV) as it has a steel and rubber plug vs solid aluminum on the 02M (MK4)



Also dont need the 5-6 reinforcement because I have a full steel 5-6 fork already
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Old 01-19-2019, 06:18 PM   #2390
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Bought an 08 Passat wagon for $400 off craigslist. Pretty clean overall, needs front fenders (rust), valves/belt, cam, HPFP and valve body. Kbb is just under 5k running

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Old 01-19-2019, 06:21 PM   #2391
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Got the head pulled off the Passat in about 4 hours this afternoon. Looks like one of the roller bearings for the timing belt failed and trashed it. The front crank seal cover is damaged and needs replaced, only 6 exhaust valves and 2 intake valves were bent in the process. Valves barely touched the pistons so theyíre still in good shape. Hope to start reassembling by next weekend




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