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      G60 seats will fit with little to no modification...

      G60 seats will fit with little to no modification as they are essentially the same seat as a gti seat but with lower bases so I'm assuming you had G60's. These are VR6 seats which require a bit more...
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      Kinda chiming in late here and I'm not a regular...

      Kinda chiming in late here and I'm not a regular in these parts but great discussion.

      I've driven VW's all my life....the only cars I've ever owned, until recently. Back in 2001, while we...
    3. A good soak in Aircraft stripper works well on...

      A good soak in Aircraft stripper works well on dissolving carbon deposits. It actually works pretty fast even on the heavy stuff. I'm personally not a fan of using abrasives (wire brushes and what...
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      What material are you welding? ABS? I use this...

      What material are you welding? ABS? I use this for acrylic, abs, or styrene.

      http://www.amazon.com/Ambroid-110-Pro-Weld/dp/B0035Y26HS

      and this is a must have... ...
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      Yes, computers have made things easier, faster,...

      Yes, computers have made things easier, faster, and more accurate than someone with a pencil, a ruler, and a circle template. BUT, I call BS on "all you have to do is press F4" and a computer tells...
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      I'd say go with a 1.8t. If you're ambitious tie...

      I'd say go with a 1.8t. If you're ambitious tie all 4 together with a quattro setup and call it a day.

      In for the build. :thumbup:
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      Most welding/gas supply places can get dry ice. ...

      Most welding/gas supply places can get dry ice.

      Praxair and Airgas are probably the 2 largest suppliers if you have them near you. :thumbup:
    8. -Pinch welds on the rockers, especially the inner...

      -Pinch welds on the rockers, especially the inner rockers above the seat tracks and along pinch weld. Inner rockers are IMO the most difficult to replace properly. Alot of people tend to just hack...
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      I ordered some chrome versions from Orchid Euro a...

      I ordered some chrome versions from Orchid Euro a while back. The website's changed but you could try contacting them.

      http://orchideuro.com/news/

      -or looks like ECS Tuning sells them but you...
    10. Yep. You are correct. There is an o-ring that...

      Yep. You are correct. There is an o-ring that goes bad. A simple fix is to wrap the idle screw with teflon tape. Been doing that for years with no issues.
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      Have you seen this thread? Not sure if it will...

      Have you seen this thread? Not sure if it will help in your case.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4227493-Phenoms-Howtos-Sunroof-gasket-seal-rebuild-for-only-10
    12. They can actually 3D print this type of casting...

      They can actually 3D print this type of casting directly in wax...called lost wax investment casting. A lot of jewelry makers are using 3D printers this way which saves them quite a few steps. ...
    13. ECS tuning sells OEM center grilles without the...

      ECS tuning sells OEM center grilles without the chrome along with some debadged aftermarket versions.

      http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-Golf_I-Convertible-8v/Exterior/Body/2

      Also might...
    14. I do quite a bit with it but have not sprung for...

      I do quite a bit with it but have not sprung for a machine yet. There's been a lot of changes in the industry within the last year or two that will dramatically change 3D printing. We typically use...
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      ...sent from my Tapatalk. :rolleyes:

      ...sent from my Tapatalk. :rolleyes:
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      Mystery oil won't hurt it. Give it a try and see...

      Mystery oil won't hurt it. Give it a try and see if that helps. There are loads of "cure-alls" out there, take your pick--(quart of atf in the oil, zinc additives, seafoam, engine flushes, etc.). ...
    17. Looks like you might be able to get it out with a...

      Looks like you might be able to get it out with a nice heavy slide hammer kit. You'll either have to use welded studs or drill some holes for screws and weld them back up.
      ...
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      Just an FYI for those interested. These are...

      Just an FYI for those interested. These are fairly easy to build with Radioshack/off-the-shelf parts. I always liked Timob's verison for adjustability.
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      http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_PZa0MTXTEbk/TCFU99NxnJI/...

      http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_PZa0MTXTEbk/TCFU99NxnJI/AAAAAAAAAUc/lA7Tw1CrphA/s1600/halt-hammerzeit-729303.jpg
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      :thumbup: :beer:

      :thumbup: :beer:
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