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    1. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      FOX aficionados

      Hope this finds you ALL well.

      If I do not find the solution to this problem(s) soon or I can't find the parts required to fix this problem. Your going to see two Fox Wagon For...
    2. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      Made a gruesome discovery today...I'm going to need to pull both front seats out and remove all the front carpet - steam clean it. The entire drivers side floor board is soaked, filled with a mixture...
    3. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      Mike I assume?!
      The cowl port areas in the right and left corners up against the firewall. Where I did find some rust right before the drain port. This was filled with silicone and touched up again...
    4. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      Hello!

      Does anyone know if Golfs seals can be used for VW Fox wagons? (see photos) Are they compatible/be made to fit in some fairly minor ways?

      PLEASE NOTE:
      Out of the major or more obvious...
    5. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      These did not work..the molding/seals "NEED" to be replaced

      1 - I did find another suspect spot right at the cowl drain hole., which I promptly filled with silicone.

      2 - Another thing I'm...
    6. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      Dear Friends, Here are some updated photos after some rain last night.

      The door panel had been removed and the "vapor barrier" was worked on and made whole>no leaks per your pictures/instructions....
    7. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      Thanks! Alain sold me one of the 4 speed shifter bushing kits. Worked perfectly!

      I assume your going to use those seals?! I'm not sure what I will do in the meantime? I haven't heard back from...
    8. So this is a part you bought from Brazil? how do...

      So this is a part you bought from Brazil? how do you know it fits? I have emailed them 3 times and I haven't received a single response yet. (curious) Is the shipping reasonable? Difficult to believe...
    9. How do you get a response from those folks in...

      How do you get a response from those folks in BRAZIL in order to buy parts that VW stopped making many moons ago??? Are there any other possible sources in the USA for these seal/door moldings?
    10. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox Your Message

      Numero Uno! I owe you an apology...after reading ALL of the Posts I did see the various materials you used or recommended.

      Pleeze excuse the terminology i use as I'm not sure what all these...
    11. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      Looks GREAT! Thanks for sharing...:thumbup:Now let's solve this leak issue:screwy:
    12. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      "Assuming that Fox wagon(s) in those links are yours...then your in a very very desirable position and one that few Fox owners ever will realize in their lifetime."

      Waiting to hear what you...
    13. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      Thanks again...

      I will look at these seals.

      You didn't mention what materials this requires (suggested).

      Type of plastic and thickness, glue or sealant?

      How about the "Hit List" you've...
    14. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      Thanks so very much for the reply!!!

      In the order of importance and likelihood..what is your latest list of things to do?

      Your suggesting the vapor barrier as the first place to check and...
    15. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

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    16. Damp Carpet, Soaked Underlay, Water Leak - Wet Fox

      This is a very good Post as I am having excess water entering in/on the drivers side floor, and to the back of the front seat.
      I found some rust had eaten it's way through an area right in front of...
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      1990 Fox Wagon Engine Chatter

      The timing and oil pressure haven't been checked since I bought it last year. The chattering>I wouldn't call it pinging..which is non existent at idle...only as you increase the RPM's. I don't know...
    18. Creaking noise while depressing or releasing clutch pedal

      Likewise Mike! God Bless "ALL" of you and a special Thanks to Kerensky for all his help, kind word, parts... and true friendship. Oh! and I must not forget prayers.


      Kindly,
      Ralph


      ps: Keep...
    19. Creaking noise while depressing or releasing clutch pedal

      Thank you! for your time and considerations. "FLUID FILM" Aerosol Can is a great lubricant for this and many other uses. It's used as an environmentally free undercoating material instead of oil..a...
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      1990 Fox Wagon Engine Chatter

      Dear Fox Fans,

      I've been the proud owner of three Fox wagons..1988,1989 and the newest a 1990.

      Elsewhere on here I have posted issues I've experienced with this newest "Lowest Mileage" wagon...
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