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    1. 3 things and 2 already mentioned gravity valve...

      3 things and 2 already mentioned

      gravity valve & hose lines

      vapor vent lines from top area of tank

      sender unit seal at top of tank beneath rear bench seat


      reason for the hoses is...
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      ya your picture looks fine just roll with it...

      ya your picture looks fine

      just roll with it and keep it clean


      i have noticed a lot of mfg are now coating their drums and rotors to prevent them from instantly rusting in non abrasive...
    3. i have the windage trays with rubber gasket my...

      i have the windage trays with rubber gasket

      my 81 1.7L still has just the rubber gasket because the windage trays were out of stock when i rebuilt the engine
      not noticing any problems really
      ...
    4. i sold all my spare strut housings from junkyard...

      i sold all my spare strut housings from junkyard cars
    5. gap has sachs/boge units which have the housing...

      gap has sachs/boge units which have the housing and insert as one unit, they are not rebuildable
      all you do is put the spring and assembly together and go

      its cheap
    6. i got one from gap and it is oem quality i...

      i got one from gap and it is oem quality

      i have read of others mentioning some mfg are making them with thinner metal

      for a mk1 only the later flat kind are avail, not the early pointed type
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      yes 2 door rabbit and jetta door cards fit

      yes 2 door rabbit and jetta door cards fit
    8. does that include clearance items?

      does that include clearance items?
    9. http://www.mouser.com/TE-Connectivity/Connectors/T...

      http://www.mouser.com/TE-Connectivity/Connectors/Terminals/_/N-5g5u?P=1yzs6iiZ1yzmoe1

      use the size you need and apply filters
      search for ones that fit your wire size
      get a crimper


      if mouser...
    10. this is really too much effort to simply grease a...

      this is really too much effort to simply grease a cable...

      my original ones still works fine and its cracked and rusting!


      been thinking about this more now that it got cold again and does...
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      looks like the top one the inner race was rolling...

      looks like the top one the inner race was rolling as if the ball bearings seized up on it

      the bottom one looks alright

      i always buy new ones
    12. microcaddy that wiring looks like ass and you...

      microcaddy that wiring looks like ass and you should just get some new barrel terminal connections and recrimp all that crap
      not to mention the white wire was cut and is just waiting for something...
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      the small slider bolts use the cabriolet caliper...

      the small slider bolts use the cabriolet caliper retainer

      http://a3.l3-images.myspacecdn.com/images02/133/c3f36ed1e1fa494b87c5608ba6480a74/l.jpg

      http://i.imgur.com/E6JZeTi.jpg


      its funny...
    14. nope, bosch alternators were used on non-ac also...

      nope, bosch alternators were used on non-ac also including diesel
      55amp and the early 45amp


      many of the new/reman alternators do not include the pulley

      picture of your setup would give us an...
    15. yes yes yes yes you are right ill get right over...

      yes yes yes yes you are right ill get right over there and drive home my 1.5L carbureted little swallow and park it so i can drive it every other day
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      yes actually there are differences early...

      yes actually there are differences


      early caliper slider pin:

      http://www.rockauto.com/info/270/H5029__ra_p.jpg


      later (cabriolet) slider pins:
    17. we return again with a simple search and picture...

      we return again with a simple search and picture surfing

      as noted you can get the rear turn and reverse bulb sockets very easily also
      these are single filament 1156 type


      well here you are:
      ...
    18. i read this again and thought about it hell...

      i read this again and thought about it

      hell its been 5 years since i needed to replace it (it was not even there -- no side marker at all)

      actually
      think it was oreilly's auto parts

      but you...
    19. haha the core support does not push back it is...

      haha the core support does not push back
      it is welded in place to the inner fenders

      remove your "outer" fender to take a look to see whats happening at the top
    20. they sell those generic ones at autozone and...

      they sell those generic ones at autozone and online whole sellers (rockauto)
      i bought one at autozone...
      its exactly the same
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