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    1. Pushrod

      Does anyone think I should replace the pushrod while I am in there? It's expensive at $46. I guess it depends how damaged it is, and I am reading that I should lubricate both ends with multigrease.
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    2. input shaft seal

      Hi Jiffyjetta,

      Your awesome, thanks! When looking at this image...

      http://tinypic.com/r/903bky/8

      Is the Input Shaft Seal, seal "A" in the above captured image ? That would be the seal for...
    3. Missing lower cover plate for bellhousing

      Hi All,

      After inspection, I can see and touch the flywheel with my finger from underneath from right beside the oil pan. I seem to be missing that small little cover on the bottom of the...
    4. Do you have a picture? Or should we use the tranni picture above...

      Hi Jiffyjetta, Thanks! Would you happen to have a pic of the bushing and seal. Is this a bushing and seal on the transmission shaft going into the clutch? Or is this a bushing and seal for the clutch...
    5. I can see the "finger" moving just fine, there is...

      I can see the "finger" moving just fine, there is a large spring around it as well. But the pushrod is about 1" in and the finger is no where near it. So effectively the finger is not touching the...
    6. Thanks!

      Thanks team,

      We just popped off the green cap you were talking about and we can see the clutch arm and the pushrod. The pushrod is pushed in about 1 inch and the clutch arm is NOT touching it. I...
    7. Removing the cap

      Is this the cap you guys are talking about? I assume this is also part of the transmission so I will need a gasket after I am done. I want to change the fluid anyways with Syncromech from GM.
      ...
    8. Clutch won't engage anymore, cable is fine

      Hi,
      Car 1991 Diesel Jetta, MK2

      Today while driving I heard a snap and it felt like my clutch cable snapped as the clutch peddle went to the floor and the engine just stayed engaged with the...
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      Adjusted my clutch and now it does not grind in 2nd gear when it's cold

      My clutch was not holding as well as before so I decided to adjust it. Brought it to around 12mm-15mm slack and now it no longer grinds in 2nd gear when it's cold. Yahoo! :P
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      Question, I have EXACTLY the same problem, large...

      Question, I have EXACTLY the same problem, large pool of water in the rear passenger foot area and have NO idea how water is getting in as everywhere around it is dry as a bone. Could you do me a...
    11. Rust Repair on rear Quarter Panel (just started to bubble 1 year ago)

      Question, how should I deal with some new minor rust, it just started bubbling on the left QP last year, only 1 rust spot on the entire car!

      I was thinking of using "Rust Converter" on my left...
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      91 Diesel Jetta has had sluggish brakes for some...

      91 Diesel Jetta has had sluggish brakes for some time. I swear the brake hydrolic system has been consuming brake fluid somewhere, but I can't find a leak on any wheel, master cylinder or...
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      Found a Good VW Mechanic in the Vancouver Area

      Hi guys,

      Thought I would let this note. I found a good VW Jetta mechanic in the Vancouver area. It's Jakob's Auto Repair, in North Van, 604-987-5112. Just google it.

      There lead VW mechanic has...
    14. Actually, the fun part about having your first...

      Actually, the fun part about having your first cheap car to rip apart, is you get to LEARN a tonne. For a lot of us, it just the first 12 hours of replacing a component/part where you learn a lot....
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      I get a solid 42mpg in the city with my 1991...

      I get a solid 42mpg in the city with my 1991 Diesel Jetta. I find as long as the engine has never been cooked, you should get solid mpg's. Also, changing the oil every 5k helps and top up your oil...
    16. Anyone Parting out an MK2 in the Vancouver area ?

      Hi,

      Is anyone parting out an MK2 Jetta in the Vancouver area ? I am looking for parts for a 91 Jetta.

      :)
    17. Would be cool if you could update your Profile to...

      Would be cool if you could update your Profile to include your Location. I am in Vancouver, BC and want to buy local so we don't need to ship. Thanks ! ;)
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      How about the left drivers side rear view mirror,...

      How about the left drivers side rear view mirror, I only need the glass (it just pops out and has a plastic backing plate). I don't need the whole housing, and really don't want to replace the entire...
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