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      As long as it doesn't leak is good enough. I...

      As long as it doesn't leak is good enough. I don't have an mk1 just going by the illustration on page 17.
      Before I replaced the mk2 sunroof seal water would collect in the back channel then when I...
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      That Sunroof Manual I found on TheSamba.com, it's...

      That Sunroof Manual I found on TheSamba.com, it's just 74 pages too. Here is page 15, the MK1 Scirocco sunroof:
      You likely need to adjust the left and right cables to be in sync so L & R tilt up...
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      I did that fix with a hose clamp so many YEARS...

      I did that fix with a hose clamp so many YEARS ago I forgot about it until now.
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      This "Well Known 1980 Brasil Brown Scirocco For...

      This "Well Known 1980 Brasil Brown Scirocco For Sale" sold in 2010 at Germancarsforsaleblog com.

      Another one with "Body: Original Brazil Brown" has two threads here: with stock headlights (WA...
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      Never seen the Brazil version before. ...

      Never seen the Brazil version before.

      Dangerous thing to actually drive anywhere, since the front turn signals cannot be seen at all from the sides.
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      Here we try to help, and no results posted for...

      Here we try to help, and no results posted for nearly two years.
      Although if I finally fired up a 16V Scirocco for the first time only to have the timing belt break at high rpms I don't know if I'd...
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      No the hose has no odor. Guess I lucked out as...

      No the hose has no odor.

      Guess I lucked out as I paid $5.07 from an ebayer who earlier sent me an Audi front bump stop for $3.21.
      One left: "Right Fit Products 010036500 Flex Hose"

      Just...
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      SHINY New Bypass hose just bought.

      NEW Bypass hose 026121053G for 8v just ordered - it looks different, almost as if silicone instead of EDPM (rubber)
      What is the deal on this hose?

      Meyle 119 121 0042 Made in Germany - bag says...
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      Yes you got the wrong flywheel. The original...

      Yes you got the wrong flywheel.
      The original 2-pin Sachs flywheel is NA at Rock, what part did you order?

      Some stores list the single-pin pressure plate under VW based on whether it bolts to the...
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      One reason to resurface instead of ordering a new...

      One reason to resurface instead of ordering a new one for $50 is the timing marks missing from new flywheels.
      Did the shop remove the dowel pins in order to machine the step the same amount as...
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      After swapping in a 1992 Jetta Instrument Cluster...

      After swapping in a 1992 Jetta Instrument Cluster I can verify that the light goes out without shorting the level sender wires (one is grounded in the fuse panel).
      I used a 23,000 ohm resistor - I...
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      Looking for good front springs, do you have a 8v...

      Looking for good front springs, do you have a 8v or 16v pair?

      Do the NEW parts include transmission output seals or any other transmission/clutch part - new stretch bolts for ex?
    13. UPDATE - the $600 flywheel is ridiculous but just...

      UPDATE - the $600 flywheel is ridiculous but just snagged a tube of body filler hardener, 4x as much for a lower price than other stores, NAPA brand.

      Bought a much needed Cleaning Solvent Gun...
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      THANKS rhussjr as I am doing just exactly this...

      THANKS rhussjr as I am doing just exactly this right now.
      However I at least have the CE2 harness from the cluster to the fuse panel - it could be that without that the cluster swap is a NO-GO for...
    15. I muddied about with vice grips, but nothing to...

      I muddied about with vice grips, but nothing to grip but a round bolt head.
      Earlier I ground down a 1/4" (6.35 mm) allen socket tool until it fit the worn 6mm socket in the bolt.
      I forgot to go...
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      The same amount of help rushing to your aid as I...

      The same amount of help rushing to your aid as I witnessed near St. Louis, a car engine fire at a Mobil station, did they run out with big fire extinguishers? Not a chance.
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      Where did you get a VW offset flywheel...

      Where did you get a VW offset flywheel resurfaced?

      You can post pics after uploading them to a photo hosting website, then copying the image location for Insert Image.
      Or you can grab image...
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      How does it shift by hand with the links...

      How does it shift by hand with the links disconnected from the transmission?
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      Yesterday painted emblems, no longer black on...

      Yesterday painted emblems, no longer black on black.
      72 degree weather helps.
    20. No you miss the point - the $599.00 flywheel with...

      No you miss the point - the $599.00 flywheel with "Premium C4 Quality" MUST be TEN TIMES higher quality/better fit/better performance since it COSTS TEN TIMES the other flywheel, right?
      Either that...
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