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    Sticky: My missus thought I was yanking her chain when I...

    My missus thought I was yanking her chain when I told her Cheddar originally came from Cheddar, Somerset. Anyway, I've struggled to find an English cheddar as sharp as the strongest Canadian. ...
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    Sticky: Don't forget the chutney, or pickle. A spicy...

    Don't forget the chutney, or pickle. A spicy tomato chutney really wakes up a good slice of extra mature Canadian cheddar, as it does a good quality ham hock. I'm still in two minds as to whether...
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    Sticky: :cheers:

    :cheers:
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    I've seen V8s in 911s before, but never a VR6! ...

    I've seen V8s in 911s before, but never a VR6! That is indeed very cool!
  5. Definitely rose tints where that car is...

    Definitely rose tints where that car is concerned. I don't miss mine at all. The ED30 is way, way more capable and a lot faster when remapped. I don't care about engine noise personally, I'm just...
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    Sticky: This. What are the actual costs of running a...

    This. What are the actual costs of running a forum?

    The way I understand them, is phpBB or WordPress with phpBB plug in are basically free. Just have a yearly/monthly cost for the corrado.net...
  7. Thread: VR6 Timing

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    Might also be worth replacing the blue temp...

    Might also be worth replacing the blue temp sensor in the thermostat housing. A bad one of those can cause the over fuelling issue you've got.

    With regard to the timing, the intermediate sprocket...
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    Very nice. Agreed on the exhaust. What on earth...

    Very nice. Agreed on the exhaust. What on earth is that all about!!

    Time warp examples will fetch serious money at some point, especially considering mint XR3is and RS Turbos are fetching big...
  9. Well, well, well.....s'funny I brought up the E30...

    Well, well, well.....s'funny I brought up the E30 235i Sport. ...
  10. Merc V8s do sound lovely though and according to...

    Merc V8s do sound lovely though and according to LegitStreetCars on YouTube, not that difficult to fix.
  11. Every car has it's issues but German ones in...

    Every car has it's issues but German ones in particular do seem to suffer from oversights and poor quality/engineering. You mention the Merc V8 engine, I can't remember the model but one of them had...
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    Very easy to strip and rebuild. I'm surprised...

    Very easy to strip and rebuild. I'm surprised you can still get the foams sections! I did a guide years ago and as an added layer of protection, I covered the new foam section in self adhesive...
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    That's my old girl in the middle, but I can't see...

    That's my old girl in the middle, but I can't see myself in any of the pics. What show was that? I don't even remember being there :lol:
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  14. Nice! The paint scheme is too garish for my...

    Nice!

    The paint scheme is too garish for my tastes but I cannot fault the engineering of this beast - https://www.driftworks.com/blog/2018/07/full-build-driftworks-e30-m3-s65-dct-track-project/
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    I do actually feel sorry for Greta. The climate...

    I do actually feel sorry for Greta. The climate weirdos have stooped to an all time low using an autistic child as a political weapon like that. They are deranged, deluded and dangerous people. ...
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    We are moving more and more towards communism...

    We are moving more and more towards communism though. The majority vote of the public to leave the EU has been ignored. The Chinese are working on global censorship, and the American far left and...
  17. They're fantastic cars. I got through 4 of them...

    They're fantastic cars. I got through 4 of them before I moved into Corrado land. 2 Tourers, 1 saloon and a sport. All 325i flavour. It's another car I'd love to modernise alongside a Corrado,...
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    Yep, the world has always been mad but as the...

    Yep, the world has always been mad but as the population grows, it will keep getting madder.

    The part of our brains that used to be occupied with survival instincts has been replaced...
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    Yeah I do. I love cleaning my balls and then...

    Yeah I do. I love cleaning my balls and then whacking them really hard.
  20. You will need a BUB pedal and both sides of the...

    You will need a BUB pedal and both sides of the ECU harness. I wouldn't do this conversion again without a donor car to hand. Getting an engine from ebay with a missing or partial loom is a...
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    https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/deja...

    https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/deja_q_hd_046_resized_6484.jpg

    I saw one from the MK5 GTI community where a chap removed his A/C system to fit a bigger intercooler, and then...
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    Yep, worth fitting the OBD2 Golf system just to...

    Yep, worth fitting the OBD2 Golf system just to bin off the proportioning valve and the now obsolete pedal position sensor.

    Spot on with the pedal. The master cylinder fulcrum point is all wrong...
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    I agree. I've never liked the current Scirocco. ...

    I agree. I've never liked the current Scirocco. The engine in the R is great, but the rest of it is meh!
  24. I thought a 325i Sport would be around the 5K...

    I thought a 325i Sport would be around the 5K mark. Wrong! Just looked them up......good ones are fetching £20K!!!! FFS, what is going on with the car market :lol:

    But yeah, if this was £5K, my...
  25. I never had a VSR but I did have a Schrick VGI. ...

    I never had a VSR but I did have a Schrick VGI. Same thing really but not as OEM looking. The engineers wanted all VR6s to have the VSR as standard to make it more competitive against the 328i...
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