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XU 8v Engine Maintenance and Performance Upgrades

Discussion about service/maintenance and performance upgrades of all 8v XU engines (including modified and forced induction ones, such as 2.0T).

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  1. How to empty water filled cylinders?

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  2. Looking at a 1.6GTi

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  3. What grade Oil to run the new engine in?

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  4. New engine run in

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  5. Head skimming questions

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  6. Riddle me this: Headgasket or not..

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  7. Changing the fuel pump

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  8. plumbing!

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  9. SAD removal

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  10. Breather hose

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  11. 1.6 auto head gasket change

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  12. Wiring question

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  13. Radiator repair

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  14. Timing end oil leak.

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  15. Oil leak

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  16. problems starting

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  17. Car been stood for 10 years

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  18. Cam belt tensioner question

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  19. Removing weber twin 40s from a 1.6

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