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Old 12-16-2018, 01:42 PM   #76
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This weekend I relocated the battery from passenger side to driver side.
For now I just left the positive wire long (It's way to cold outside).
The engine bay cleaned up quite a bit.

The ground wire could just be reused.



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Old 01-07-2019, 02:52 AM   #77
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Yesterday I finally swapped in my first M90 along with a diesel clutch. All worked out great and I'm really happy with the result.

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Old 01-07-2019, 09:24 AM   #78
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How is shifting feel compared to an m46/m47?
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Old 01-07-2019, 10:02 AM   #79
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How is shifting feel compared to an m46/m47?
The gears go in MUCH easier/smoother and the clutch feels really nice. I made my own short shifter for the M46 so I cant really compare the shift distances.

It definitely feels like a different car.
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Old 01-08-2019, 07:47 AM   #80
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That's a real nice upgrade!
Did you use the stock flywheel combined with TDI clutch?

Going to swap my M46 for a late M90 (M90L2) next week.
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Old 01-09-2019, 02:34 AM   #81
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That's a real nice upgrade!
Did you use the stock flywheel combined with TDI clutch?
It sure is! And yes I did.


This weekend I'm going to install wasted spark...
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Old Today, 03:27 AM   #82
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Installed BTI's wasted spark kit yesterday.

I had some issues with it (hopefully they will be resolved today):

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I installed BTI's wasted spark kit yesterday.

I did some testing because it would not start. After resoldering the wiring I finally got spark (I tested all plugs). The car still would not start. It started once but only for a few seconds. Checked all the wiring and voltages along with continuity.

Could the starting problems be caused by too much fuel in the cylinders from prior test starts? After it died on me after running a bit I gave up for the day and reconnected the dizzy. After all I had to go to work in 4 hours.


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