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      Having trouble finding the time to work on the...

      Having trouble finding the time to work on the car. So far I tried to address a leaking radiator. I pulled the old one and found a ton of (what appears to be) oil in the coolant. No bueno! Did some...
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      Thanks for the replies! I'll check out the...

      Thanks for the replies! I'll check out the article when i have some more spare time.

      There are a ton of forums and repair blogs about 944s. It's a little overwhelming, but that's a good thing.
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      Bought project Porsche 944

      I've wanted a Porsche 944 for the longest time and I finally got one. It ticks a lot of boxes: older than me, rear wheel drive, stick shift, great handling/balance, compact size, good looks, etc. Was...
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      tl;dr keep your current car, buy roof box Not...

      tl;dr keep your current car, buy roof box

      Not going to read 6 pages of responses, and this may have been mentioned but I'll admit a minivan will make your life easier. However I don't think it's...
    5. Honestly didn't read the thread, but if no one...

      Honestly didn't read the thread, but if no one has said it yet, you may want to take G35 off your list for reliability reasons. At least some years had oil consumption issues. That's pretty tough to...
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      Shifter not returning to center

      Have a 2009 Jetta 5cyl with 5 speed. Kind of a weird problem, and I didn't see anything helpful searching.


      - Car has about 98,xxx miles.

      - Shifter doesn't spring back to center sometimes.
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    7. Car is sold. Thanks!

      Car is sold. Thanks!
    8. Bump for price drop.

      Bump for price drop.
    9. To the top. Added info about tires. Not too bad....

      To the top. Added info about tires. Not too bad. Open to offers.
    10. FS: TRed 2000 Jetta 1.8t 5sp in Rhode Island $500

      Price drop...

      $500 takes it home. Cash only, will not ship or deliver. Car is in Coventry, RI. I own it.

      223,xxx miles
      150 HP 1.8t
      5 speed manual
      No CEL

      New in summer 2015:
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      Brake line clips

      Tried searching. DIdn't find anything in mkiv.

      Does anyone know where to get these clips? They came off the rear axle and hold the hard brake line down. Three per side. They sorta press onto...
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      Not looking to trade but I do have a mkiv Jetta...

      Not looking to trade but I do have a mkiv Jetta 1.8t that id sell. I'm in Rhode island. Red, 5 speed. High miles. Pm me if interested.
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      I want to like these. They look pretty cool, but...

      I want to like these. They look pretty cool, but why do they sit so high?
    14. The sunroof on my jetta wagon is kind of a...

      The sunroof on my jetta wagon is kind of a regret. I use the roofrack quite a bit, and it's noisy when the bars/box are on. If i didn't have the sunroof, it'd be a little quieter. Even a traditional...
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      Thanks for the feedback. I was thinking the...

      Thanks for the feedback. I was thinking the rotors would be the one things I would be able to salvage. Why exactly should I replace them? There is only 20k miles on them (and mostly highway at that)....
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      Brake job on car that's been sitting

      Looking for guidance on what needs replacing, and what can be reused. Brake parts are a little on the pricey side.

      Car in question is a 2000 Jetta with the 1.8t. I know there's a forum for that...
    17. WTB: Will overpay for 17" Avignon wheel(s)

      Cracked one of my wheels and looking to replace. Will take one or more (don't mind having a spare or two around).

      I'm located in Rhode Island but will travel a bit to pick up, or pay shipping. I...
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      Looking for help in RI or NY

      Hi, I've got a 2009 Jetta 2.5 with a failed seatbelt module. The seatbelt is buckled, but the dash light and chime are still going. Dealer diagnosed as bad module and wants a few hundred dollars.
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      Interesting. I drive my mkiv every once in a...

      Interesting. I drive my mkiv every once in a while just to keep it going. Last time there was condensation on the inside of the windows. Been meaning to ask someone about it. I bet there's frost now....
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      Updating old thread if someone sees it in a...

      Updating old thread if someone sees it in a search...

      Turns out I'm just overloading the circuit. Around the same time this happened we finished the basement and heated it with a 1500W space...
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