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    1. The non-glue type windsheild rubber (191845121)...

      The non-glue type windsheild rubber (191845121) is still available - I picked one up a few months ago for around $40. The plastic exterior molding for glue-in windshields is hopelessly NLA as stated...
    2. Thread: Jack stands

      by Jrrrrrrr
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      The HF 3-ton steel (or aluminum) jackstands are...

      The HF 3-ton steel (or aluminum) jackstands are unbeatable when you can get a set of 4 for $40-$50 with a 20% off coupon.

      Whatever you do, go for 3-ton jackstands or above. It's not just the...
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      It helps to know that this water pipe is...

      It helps to know that this water pipe is interchangeable (besides a possible different number of outlets in manual/automatic cars) between 9a and PL/KR engines.

      That said, 051121065C is listed as...
    7. $35-$40 is a fair price for a headlight harness...

      $35-$40 is a fair price for a headlight harness as described.

      I've built two of my own relayed headlight harness, with 10AWG wiring for highs and 12AWG wiring for lows, with Bosch SPST 5-pin...
    8. Lower it.

      Lower it.
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      That "heat shield" for the relay shaft ball and...

      That "heat shield" for the relay shaft ball and socket is like 18-guage steel, and doesn't do anything to protect against heat from above. That exhaust header also looks to run much closer to the...
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      FS: Polyurethane rear shock top bushings

      http://i.imgur.com/L70WtOK.jpg

      http://i.imgur.com/QKasjiR.jpg

      There are about 7500 miles old and are in great shape. There is some residual grease still on the bushings as pictured. These fit...
    11. FS: Euro Golf taillights with bulb holders (mixed Saturnus and Hella)

      http://i.imgur.com/GTPrqaI.jpg

      http://i.imgur.com/JFetNT8.jpg

      http://i.imgur.com/kxwMsdK.jpg

      http://i.imgur.com/lxV8583.jpg

      http://i.imgur.com/uB8dSbn.jpg
    12. A 10mm socket to break down the remaining 1/4 of...

      A 10mm socket to break down the remaining 1/4 of the car.

      Seriously though, there's not much at all in the way of MK2 specific tools that I take on long journeys. Maybe a set of triple-square...
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      That stamped steel plate functions as a...

      That stamped steel plate functions as a dust/debris shield to protect the clutch/flywheel assembly, so don't omit putting it back on when you put the clutch and transaxle back on.

      That...
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      Given no A/C relay or afterrun circuit, it has to...

      Given no A/C relay or afterrun circuit, it has to be a wiring issue. IE, the ground for the fan motor, of the power to the radiator thermoswitch, or even the power from the thermoswitch to the fan...
    15. I installed a 150-amp circuit breaker when I...

      I installed a 150-amp circuit breaker when I relocated the battery to the trunk. This in in conjunction with a 120-amp VR6 alternator. This one here is similar to the one I used:
      ...
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      If you're talking about the rubber that attaches...

      If you're talking about the rubber that attaches to the roof molding over the side windows on 2/3-door cars (and not the doors), I looked around quite a bit and never saw an exact match being...
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      The 3rd brake light spoiler is stamped 191827933,...

      The 3rd brake light spoiler is stamped 191827933, but the problem is that the non-brake light spoiler is the same part number.

      The brake light insert is 191945121, but seems to be NLA new just...
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      The rear springs themselves have the same profile...

      The rear springs themselves have the same profile as MK2 springs, so will mount up to an MK2 shock and tophats. But of course, the coils are going to be a greater diameter, and possibly the whole...
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      If the actual ABS plastic portion of the molding...

      If the actual ABS plastic portion of the molding is still in OK condition, and it's just the rubber that's deteriorated, you have much more easy to obtain options.

      - Remove the old rubber...
    20. Speed up to get away from the hell glare, or slow...

      Speed up to get away from the hell glare, or slow down so that captain highbeams passes. If I'm in a rare situation where the other driver wants to play games, like speeding up along with me, or...
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