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    Hard to tell obviously but sounds like an idler...

    Hard to tell obviously but sounds like an idler pulley on its way out or the alternator, something outside the engine. Get a long screwdriver and put it against your ear and put it against bits of...
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    Try Torque Lite. I have a generic bluetooth obd2...

    Try Torque Lite. I have a generic bluetooth obd2 device and it lets me check and reset codes and see boost pressure etc.

    '07 Polo GTI like yours
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    Yes it will fit. I ended up fitting one to my car.

    Yes it will fit. I ended up fitting one to my car.
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    I was thinking about getting a seat and harness...

    I was thinking about getting a seat and harness with a harness bar, but then I found this article...
    Harness bars without rollbars, and a trackday organizer's thoughts on them. — tracktuned

    The...
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    Buy the 10.309.181WK, the 180WK is wrong and...

    Buy the 10.309.181WK, the 180WK is wrong and you'll have a world of pain like I did. I had to buy another crownwheel and mainshaft and do a full rebuild, which I think is starting to play up...
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    had a sprint at my local track today but didn't...

    had a sprint at my local track today but didn't enjoy it - I left after 3 sessions

    I ran on very very worn 205 A050's that are now have no tread at all, so I was having a hard time with oversteer...
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    I'm comfortably in to the 59's at my local track...

    I'm comfortably in to the 59's at my local track now but I wasn't happy today..

    Natsoft race results
    Track: Logic Centre Wodonga
    Date: 15/5/2021
    Event: 1
    Entry number: 85 - Simon Kerr
    Best...
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    no thanks Jan, I tried a set and they fell to...

    no thanks Jan, I tried a set and they fell to bits in my hands, I'm not a fan at all. They obviously work for Sam and he's been using them for many thousands of km, but they're not for me

    I made...
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    The speed does come from the ABS wheel sensors -...

    The speed does come from the ABS wheel sensors - there is a speedo drive gear on the differential and a fitting on the back of the gearbox/diff housing that would be for a mechanical speedo drive -...
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    thanks Gary, will leave them right alone

    thanks Gary, will leave them right alone
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    2nd hand MRF race tyres -worth getting?

    never heard of MRF tyres, I like A050's but these are in my size so might be worth grabbing?

    $200 for 6 tyres -> ??RACE TYRES MRF 195/50R15?? - ??Car Wheels, Tires & Parts?? - ???????? | Facebook...
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    it'll just be the dampers.. no reason for the...

    it'll just be the dampers.. no reason for the rear alignment to suddenly go weird unless you hit something
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    Here's a nice simple explanation of how the ABS...

    Here's a nice simple explanation of how the ABS pump works.. Understanding ABS Modulator Problems | Know Your Parts

    Not sure about the Focus, it definitely has ABS (2015 model) but I haven't done...
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    yeah..... so Winton was ok-ish, I'm definitely...

    yeah..... so Winton was ok-ish, I'm definitely still not happy with the brakes, I don't think the change of pads or pedal brace made a huge difference. What did happen though was half way through the...
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    Winton again yesterday, took another poofteenth...

    Winton again yesterday, took another poofteenth off my best time - 1:39.804 against 1:39.806 - I wonder what the track timing system's margin of error is. I don't think I'll bother putting it in the...
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    Best price I found is $139, it isn't too bad. ...

    Best price I found is $139, it isn't too bad.

    You could make one tho

    sub-$50 DIY 10hz Bluetooth GPS Receiver - Did It Myself

    I got excited the other day and bought the app, I'll try it...
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    the lap times are pretty close to the track...

    the lap times are pretty close to the track timing to give a rough idea but if you're going to look at it seriously with splits etc. then I think Gary is right.. it would be best to have a bluetooth...
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    very interesting Gary... other than having having...

    very interesting Gary... other than having having a long pedal, I find the lockup point hard to judge. I'll push hard on the brake pedal to pull it up at the end of a straight and it's like sometimes...
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    I use the free version of racechrono at Winton...

    I use the free version of racechrono at Winton just with my phone GPS and it's within a few 10ths of the track timing
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    looks very similar......

    looks very similar... https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/233244330019?chn=ps&mkevt=1&mkcid=28

    https://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2021/04/sl1600-1.jpg

    makes me wonder about jumping...
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    EDIT! I think you're spot on Sam. I had it in my...

    EDIT! I think you're spot on Sam. I had it in my head that the ports on our MC come out towards the passenger side, but they don't, they need to clear the engine so come out towards the strut tower....
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    Have you worked out what you're doing with this...

    Have you worked out what you're doing with this car?
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    The conking out sounds like the battery...

    The conking out sounds like the battery disconnecting itself, I'd check all the earths. It's not related to your SAI or O2 sensor and problem

    And yep, removing the SAI pump is dead easy
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    Can you take a picture of it as installed?

    Can you take a picture of it as installed?
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    yes..... but we can hope..... as the bloke at...

    yes..... but we can hope.....

    as the bloke at BrakesDirect said, it's the top 50% of the travel that's the problem, not the bottom
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