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    1. 020 2nd gear grind, no obvious signs of synchro wear and tear

      So I pulled apart an AWY 020 transmission that had the wrong gear oil in it and developed a 1st to 2nd gear grind when shifting. Im looking at the 2nd gear synchro but I dont see any obvious signs of...
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      Using a used 020 2nd gear syncro ring?

      Im currently on a fairly tight budget but I need to get an 020 transmission back together and rolling. The only problem I had with it was the 2nd gear synchro was completely gone. I have a newer MK3...
    3. Swapping 020 guts from older rabbit transmission to newer case

      Is it possible to swap the guts of an 80's vintage 020 to a newer case from 1991?
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      I sold my Cabby today :D

      I sold my Cabby today :D
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      I believe on the older vw heads you can use vw...

      I believe on the older vw heads you can use vw 020 drain plugs to block off the fuel injector ports.

      Just be aware that if you ever try to sell your car once you swap to a carb you will have one...
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      If you do plan on buying a 944 I have 2 sitting...

      If you do plan on buying a 944 I have 2 sitting in my yard you can buy for spare parts :D
    7. FS: 1992 vw cabriolet A/T - $1500 (Townsend) MA

      http://i692.photobucket.com/albums/vv285/srgtlord/CAR%20SHTUFFF/DSC00159.jpg

      For sale is my 1992 vw cabriolet with about 167000 miles. It has the vw 1.8 engine and 3 speed automatic transmission....
    8. FS: 1992 Cabriolet A/T $1500 (Townsend) MA Price Drop

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      For sale is my 1992 vw cabriolet with about 167000 miles. It has the vw 1.8 engine and 3 speed automatic...
    9. From what I have seen generally from 85-87 you...

      From what I have seen generally from 85-87 you have the 90mm flanges. From 87-92 the flange on the transmission are 100mm. The only definitive way to figure it out is to measure the flange on the...
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      Oh god run away! After my terrible experience of...

      Oh god run away! After my terrible experience of owning a 92 cabriolet with the digifant system my advice is to you is to crush the thing while you still can!!! I have put more time and money into...
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      Not a bad deal at all! Wish I had stumbled upon a...

      Not a bad deal at all! Wish I had stumbled upon a car this nice when I was in the market for an MK2 a few years ago.

      The 85 golf that I bought was sitting too low on the coil-overs the previous...
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      Sticky: An item that I have needed in the past has been...

      An item that I have needed in the past has been the rubber seal that goes between the MK2 sending unit and the gas tank. I was forced to find a good used seal but would have preferred a brand now one.
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      When I replaced the end cap on my transmission I...

      When I replaced the end cap on my transmission I used a layer of gear oil rated sealant on the edge of the transmission before I reassembled it.
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      I wonder if the issue is somehow related to the...

      I wonder if the issue is somehow related to the ecu not grounding out the fuel pump properly. What I ended up doing on my cabriolet carb conversion is to run a permanent ground to the relay (I...
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      How many miles were on the motor? On my 8v...

      How many miles were on the motor? On my 8v engine with 200,000 miles I pulled the valve cover off to change the gasket and noticed the oil baffle seemed more flexible/ready to break than I would...
    16. $300 for an incorrect bosch alternator that...

      $300 for an incorrect bosch alternator that did'nt come with the pulley. Best part was this was special ordered at NAPA and could not be returned due to their policies...
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      Just as an FYI the 91 8v engine is NON -...

      Just as an FYI the 91 8v engine is NON - INTERFERENCE. If you shave enough off the head it will make it an interference motor
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      The Bentley does not offer too much help for the...

      The Bentley does not offer too much help for the Blue Collant Temperature Sensor issues. It will either be A. a bad blue Coolant temperature sensor B. a wiring issue to the coolant temperature...
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      The DIGI system can be rather finicky. For some...

      The DIGI system can be rather finicky. For some odd reason all the digi cars I have seen have had an issue twith the blue coolant sensor. Unplug it and see if the car runs better. That being said...
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      You can still use the existing fuel system on...

      You can still use the existing fuel system on your car with one addition, you need a bypass fuel regulator to bring the high pressure down to low pressure but the excess pressure is bleed off through...
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