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      Friends don't let friends use BOSCH triple plats.

      Friends don't let friends use BOSCH triple plats.
    2. Clean the area with brake cleaner. Then replace...

      Clean the area with brake cleaner.
      Then replace the oil pressure sensor that is under the black bell shaped cap.
    3. Get a long handled screwdriver and use it as a...

      Get a long handled screwdriver and use it as a stethoscope and listed to where the noise is coming from.
      Listen to where is it the loudest, that may clue you in faster.
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      Tighten the screw on the rear-view mirror. Place...

      Tighten the screw on the rear-view mirror.
      Place a couple of fender washer between the grille mounting cup and the frame.
      Replace the Drivers side and passenger side mounts.
    5. www.germanautoparts.com ...

      www.germanautoparts.com

      http://www.germanautoparts.com/Volkswagen/Cabriolet/Suspension/351/1
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      Relay your headlights first, buy new ceramic...

      Relay your headlights first, buy new ceramic sockets for the new harness you will make, then install Silverstars in the main, and h4 or 5 in the highs.

      But if you don't relay your headlights first...
    7. Oil the pivots at the rear of the parcel shelf...

      Oil the pivots at the rear of the parcel shelf and work it in, and all the oil points on your top frame.
      Then check the rubber straps that pre-load the window.

      It sounds as if your hinge points...
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      Yes you can get a new screen, but it is easier to...

      Yes you can get a new screen, but it is easier to replace the pump and screen as trying to find a new screen is iffy.


      To hold it in place while you install it, as I have had to fish one or three...
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      Use Fuel Rated Hose, Injector hose works fine.

      Use Fuel Rated Hose, Injector hose works fine.
    10. Thread: engine oil

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      Why? I used 10w40 and 20w50 in my MG's/Rovers in...

      Why? I used 10w40 and 20w50 in my MG's/Rovers in the sub-Arctic winters in Illinois 10W30 may do well, just don't use a cheap generic filter.

      You car would probably do fine on 20w50.
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      I suppose the question that needs to be asked is:...

      I suppose the question that needs to be asked is: When you first place the key in the ignition switch, then move it to the run position (NOT START), does the fuel pump run for 4 seconds?

      If you...
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      I would think you should look at the ignition...

      I would think you should look at the ignition switch.
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      That happens sometimes, as personal opinions meet...

      That happens sometimes, as personal opinions meet with facts and "feelings" which are tread over, sometimes lightly, and sometimes with combat boots with ice cleats.

      Some on the forum will espouse...
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      Disconnect the battery.... You can lift the...

      Disconnect the battery....

      You can lift the fuse box up, then out to the front and it should drop about 4 to 5 inches once you get it out of the fuse box bracket.
    15. Yes, get a couple, as when your rear seat release...

      Yes, get a couple, as when your rear seat release strap breaks you can use one for that too.
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      If the engine isn't turning over then it is...

      If the engine isn't turning over then it is either the ECU (try reseating the connector on it with power off).

      But if you haven't replaced your battery to frame ground, and engine to tranny ground...
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      I should of mentioned that when a cable breaks...

      I should of mentioned that when a cable breaks internally, it unwinds and catches on the interior sheath locking it from releasing....

      Have you ever cut a metal cable and forgot to tape the ends...
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      Vwheritage carries them ...

      Vwheritage carries them http://www.vwheritage.com/vw_spares_Roof-frame-seal-front-right-for-Mk1-Golf-Cabriolet-155871374B_act_shop.product_pID_176220870.htm
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      Sounds as if your cables broke. While slightly...

      Sounds as if your cables broke.

      While slightly pulling up on the handle, press the button.
      Other wise you may have to remove the cover, and manually see whats is wrong.

      If you have to pull it...
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      Because you have to jack the engine up and it can...

      Because you have to jack the engine up and it can be a pain in the ass.

      Hint take the cup loose off the front valance bar.
      The use a couple of thick washers to go between the cup and the...
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