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      My wife bought an '87 back in August, and it's...

      My wife bought an '87 back in August, and it's almost road-worthy. Lol!

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/27/76d6b1ab97506cad8665e9eca6e9bf7e.jpg

      It has lit a fire under my ass to get my...
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      Bought a welder so I can stop having to borrow...

      Bought a welder so I can stop having to borrow one to work on my mk2!
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      Looking forward to the pre number. Something I...

      Looking forward to the pre number. Something I always wanted to do to mine and never got to.
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      Sold BMW parts so I can buy a welder to finish my...

      Sold BMW parts so I can buy a welder to finish my downpipe and exhaust.
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      Linkage, not cables on these cars, and cheap and...

      Linkage, not cables on these cars, and cheap and easy to rebuild.
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      For the "only blowing on defrost" start here:...

      For the "only blowing on defrost" start here: http://www.cabby-info.com/hvac.htm

      Lots of good, basic tech and info @ cabby-info.com. Welcome!
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      Finished up the mounting plates for the LED side...

      Finished up the mounting plates for the LED side markers for the wife's today. Just need some electrical connectors and some stainless hardware and I can get these installed!
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      Dropped the oil pan, cleaned out some crud,...

      Dropped the oil pan, cleaned out some crud, checked the oil pump, checked the rod bearings, etc. Amazingly the baffle was still there and still intact at 160k. I removed it before installing a new...
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      Not enough judging by the sidewall deflection. ...

      Not enough judging by the sidewall deflection.

      Sourced some black interior bits for the wife's Jetta today.
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      So by "raised it up a bit" you mean you put air...

      So by "raised it up a bit" you mean you put air in the flat tire? [emoji6]
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      Got the downpipe all tacked together. Hope to...

      Got the downpipe all tacked together. Hope to have it on the road in the next 2 months.

      http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/11/c868a59ba203df7ae1c5acfd8f60ae74.jpg

      Tight clearance!
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      It's a mk3, it all depends how rusty it is!...

      It's a mk3, it all depends how rusty it is! [emoji1]
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      Sick find!

      Sick find!
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      It is located in the raintray, like the ecu in...

      It is located in the raintray, like the ecu in the mk3, though on the driver's side, IIRC. It will have a larger box (the knock box) and a smaller ignition module on the bracket. You will need both...
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      The ABA motronic ecu controls both fuel and...

      The ABA motronic ecu controls both fuel and spark. While it is a more advanced crank trigger system, it is hard to separate from the fueling. I'm working on an ABA setup in a mk1 using the knock box...
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      This. I dealt with it on my Golf, and the new...

      This. I dealt with it on my Golf, and the new owner has had some issues with it, too. Always works fine the end of the day once it's warmed up enough. And after having 2 driver's latches break, I...
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      Today (on the wife's) I installed the rear euro...

      Today (on the wife's) I installed the rear euro bumper, replaced door handle on pass side, installed new door handle gaskets, and installed side trim with all new clips. Pardon the side marker...
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      Today (on the wife's) I relocated the P/S...

      Today (on the wife's) I relocated the P/S reservoir, cleaned the lower portion of the back seat and cleaned under it a bit, installed the replacement rear side panels, and replaced the rear hatch...
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      Today I gave it a little breathing room by...

      Today I gave it a little breathing room by cleaning up the garage some. Hopefully getting back to working on it again soon.
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      Finished cleaning the center console and...

      Finished cleaning the center console and re-installed it, replaced the defroster switch (this one lights up), changed the shift knob, and fixed the wiper park position today. The wife is going feel...
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