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    1. I will add to this epic thread by stating my 95...

      I will add to this epic thread by stating my 95 vr had a prop valve and abs.

      Take my personal anecdote as you desire.

      -z
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      Pulled everything apart, set the cam to the...

      Pulled everything apart, set the cam to the correct position, redid the chains and now I can't seem to budge the crank pulley bolt. Afraid I'm going to do damage so I'm not trying to pull super...
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      so I jumped timing, need assistance

      So the cams were out of phase during tear down and I was a complete dumbarse and forgot to reinstall the upper tensioner bolt before turning the crank 180deg. I noticed it about one qtr turn in (and...
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      You're looking for 1H0199273D. ECS lists it as...

      You're looking for 1H0199273D. ECS lists it as NLA.

      Try calling Zeb @ 1stvwparts.com (877-737-3670). He came through for me when something was, essentially, completely gone.

      If you don't need...
    5. That isn't even his first account. I'm...

      That isn't even his first account.

      I'm guessin' youz trollin', Russo!

      -z
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      I asked this question a few weeks ago and the...

      I asked this question a few weeks ago and the response was sandblast and powder coat.

      I was going to go the paint/ por15 route, but parts go to the pc'er tomorrow.

      -z
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      If you're talking about the third bolt that are...

      If you're talking about the third bolt that are in the tails of the K frame, don't even bother. I think there are plenty of guys on the forum that run their frame without those bolts without any ill...
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      Wanted to say I just listened to a vid of the vr...

      Wanted to say I just listened to a vid of the vr I pulled for my cab and it sounds pretty much the same at idle, minus the vacuum sound you have when you move the camera to the intake side. The...
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      Thanks guys. I ordered a whole bunch of OEM nuts...

      Thanks guys. I ordered a whole bunch of OEM nuts and bolts from http://southernvwparts.com/, another dealer that does online parts sales and that's how the NLA thing came up. I figured if they...
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      Back up for someone who can read.

      Back up for someone who can read.
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      Someone help me track down this OEM part

      Part # 191501639B / grease cover for rear discs with ABS (ETKA 5-00 500-20 position 19)

      So, for some unknown reason, it appears VW is not supporting this stupid part even though it is used for...
    12. On my old Jetta the button was very selective in...

      On my old Jetta the button was very selective in when it wanted to work. I'm guessing it's something internal to the switch that wears down over time. What you're experiencing isn't uncommon...
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      When you first turn the car on the CEL should...

      When you first turn the car on the CEL should light up, and then disappear. If it doesn't, either the bulb is burned out / missing, or there's a wiring problem (including possibly the cluster...
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      Thanks guys. Planning on keeping the car (and...

      Thanks guys. Planning on keeping the car (and likely the wife) for the duration so I want it safe. When I go to reinstall the bushings I'll evaluate the slack and go from there.

      -z
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      Oops, should I not have done that?

      So long story short, in removing the old bushings from the rear axle on the wife's cabrio I cut a bit too deep. Pictures show the gory details. Am I ok here, or should I see about having someone...
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    19. It's two minutes to test if you have the k line...

      It's two minutes to test if you have the k line problem as long as you have a resistor. If you do, disconnect it from the harness and call it a day.

      Comm port didn't work until it was fixed....
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      Go to GAP, VW -> jetta,golf,cabrio -> clutch ->...

      Go to GAP,
      VW -> jetta,golf,cabrio -> clutch -> clutch bolts -> 2.0

      -z
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