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    1. Got the rust cut out and most of the undercoat...

      Got the rust cut out and most of the undercoat stripped away today
      https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7671/17166114986_a71b872c3b_b.jpg20150418_131542 by KJHillbery, on Flickr
    2. Yeah our parts guys are awesome lol, there's 2 of...

      Yeah our parts guys are awesome lol, there's 2 of us at work with old mk3's so they're used to rants and raves about rust and window regulators :laugh:



      Thanks a lot man! My old man's always...
    3. The cooling fan relay/module is probably the...

      The cooling fan relay/module is probably the culprit. They're mounted below the overflow on the coolant bubble and generally get corroded.
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      My favorite resource for modified aba's ...

      My favorite resource for modified aba's

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5467497-How-to-build-a-relatively-inexpensive-reliable-powerful-2.0-8v
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      Oil in the intake tubing is from the pcv system,...

      Oil in the intake tubing is from the pcv system, and is completely normal on these. You can check that the plastic tube isn't broken where it goes to the block (super common) and if so you can...
    6. Got some parts today, OE replacement inner wheel...

      Got some parts today, OE replacement inner wheel housing (sourced through our awesome parts guys at work!) and an OE roof antenna kit.
      ...
    7. I remember seeing this when the hot-air turbo...

      I remember seeing this when the hot-air turbo setup was new! Glad the build went so far man, it's great to see people that fix them instead of parting them out over nothing! Keep going with the...
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      I run 15-40 rotella in mine, but yeah 2.0s really...

      I run 15-40 rotella in mine, but yeah 2.0s really don't care lol. :laugh:


      Also, volkswagEn, not volkswagOn
    9. Well, roof dent is taken care of. Started poking...

      Well, roof dent is taken care of. Started poking at the "surface rust" around the fuel filler and found it to be a big hole, so now I get to drop the tank and rebuild it. Oh well, better to find it...
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      I'd guess fan control relay, they're a pretty...

      I'd guess fan control relay, they're a pretty common problem on mk3's
    11. More progress, pulled the headliner to start on...

      More progress, pulled the headliner to start on the roof dent, which turned out to be a lot worse then it looked (typical with this car), da'd the roof down, removed all the filler from the roof, and...
    12. So made some more progress, new drivers front and...

      So made some more progress, new drivers front and passenger rear window regulators (means I have 4 good working ones now!). Had some issues with the right rear, had no power to the motor and found a...
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      https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7645/17030321702_e4...

      https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7645/17030321702_e4e53ea0d0_b.jpg20150404_120710 by KJHillbery, on Flickr
      https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8749/16409351904_2bb1815bf6_b.jpg20150404_120721 by...
    16. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7645/17030321702_e4...

      https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7645/17030321702_e4e53ea0d0_b.jpg20150404_120710 by KJHillbery, on Flickr
      https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8749/16409351904_2bb1815bf6_b.jpg20150404_120721 by...
    17. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7649/16403450284_77...

      https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7649/16403450284_77a5f6a79b_b.jpg20150401_180924 by KJHillbery, on Flickr
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      :heart::heart::heart::heart: I dig it big time...

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      I dig it big time :thumbup::thumbup:
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      Got my exhaust on the project car....

      Got my exhaust on the project car.
      https://youtu.be/AHMSdn92qeY
    20. Exhaust is on, sounds decent for a $75 used...

      Exhaust is on, sounds decent for a $75 used exhaust. 4-1 header, 42dd test pipe, 2.25 magnaflow with a resonator.

      https://youtu.be/AHMSdn92qeY
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