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      Mk3 power steering in a mk2

      I have a rear subframe and power steering setup from a 96 Golf. I going to put at least the subframe in my 91 gli. What I'm wondering is with the stock mk2 front subframe will I run into issues or...
    2. Are you sure the inner cv is fully seated in the...

      Are you sure the inner cv is fully seated in the flange? And does it change when turning? Also did you torque the outer nut? It's something like 200 ft/lbs.

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      Finally got the mk3 subframe down from the attic....

      Finally got the mk3 subframe down from the attic. Now to put it in and wait to have money for the last batch of parts I need before I can put the motor in. But until then I have plenty to do. Mainly...
    4. What happens when you push the clutch in? Sent...

      What happens when you push the clutch in?

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    5. Few taps with a hammer on the thick metal part...

      Few taps with a hammer on the thick metal part should release it.

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      As long as it stays on the pulleys it's fine. If...

      As long as it stays on the pulleys it's fine. If it's walking off the pulley there's an issue. My diesel the outside edge of the belt is flush with the outside edge of the pulleys and has been like...
    7. Honestly I think you'll get more power out of the...

      Honestly I think you'll get more power out of the turbo. You can put the 1.8 16v head on a 2.0 block.

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    8. Or swap a mk3 tank in and only have an intank...

      Or swap a mk3 tank in and only have an intank pump. I did that on my 16v and it runs just fine.

      Yes this is a good writeup for diagnosing and fixing fuel pump electrical issues but if either pump...
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      Vss will cause issues. Replace that first and let...

      Vss will cause issues. Replace that first and let us know.

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    10. Hall sender on the distributor might be dirty or...

      Hall sender on the distributor might be dirty or gone bad. Clean it and if that doesn't help Either replace distributor or tear it apart and replace hall sender.

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      Finally figured out the exhaust and got it in....

      Finally figured out the exhaust and got it in. Gotta get the motor in before I can finish it.
      http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/29/hejy7eqa.jpg

      After the motors in I can get the exit of the cat...
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      Any swap from a96 or newer vw needs vagcom. ...

      Any swap from a96 or newer vw needs vagcom.

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      Got the exhaust in and ready for the motor. Just...

      Got the exhaust in and ready for the motor. Just need to weld one hanger and decide if I want single or dual tailpipe.
      http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/29/bupyvege



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      Swap a mk3 tank in. I did in my 16v and it runs...

      Swap a mk3 tank in. I did in my 16v and it runs just fine plus one pump not two.

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      Check for codes before you disconnect the...

      Check for codes before you disconnect the battery.

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      Did you let it sit for a minute or two before...

      Did you let it sit for a minute or two before starting it the first time. I know on the mk3 you have to do that after reconnecting the battery. Try disconnecting the battery for about a half hour....
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      I was just about to say limp mode. Udderly...

      I was just about to say limp mode. Udderly gutless and acts like it's on its last leg, yup limp mode.

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      If it's rear drums you may have lost an...

      If it's rear drums you may have lost an adjustment wedge. Pull both rear wheels and look through the lug bolt holes for a thin spring going vertical with a wedge attached to the top of it. I think...
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      First step is check for error codes. After that...

      First step is check for error codes. After that let us know and we can help better.

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      That's not how your supposed to put bodies in the...

      That's not how your supposed to put bodies in the trunk.

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