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    1. If I remember correctly they're different. I can...

      If I remember correctly they're different. I can double check this weekend. I bought mine locally at http://www.vmautohaus.com
    2. Nope, your car is still cooler than mine.

      Nope, your car is still cooler than mine.
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      Looks perfect to me. Nice work.

      Looks perfect to me. Nice work.
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      Brown is the ground, green is the fuel pump,...

      Brown is the ground, green is the fuel pump, purple is the fuel gauge.
    5. They tend to trade for forty to fifty dollars in...

      They tend to trade for forty to fifty dollars in the classifieds. I don't have any extra ones at the moment, sorry.

      All the wiring for the tach is there in all Foxes so they're plug and play....
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      That looks pretty darn good till you see the...

      That looks pretty darn good till you see the closeups.
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      It would have one of these bolted to the block at...

      It would have one of these bolted to the block at the second cylinder behind the alternator.
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    8. File this under pros of running without. Traced...

      File this under pros of running without. Traced this rather annoying sound to the lower timing belt cover. Seems to be the intermediate shaft pulley rubbing on the inside of the cover.
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      Sweet! My Fox also inspired me to take an...

      Sweet! My Fox also inspired me to take an interest in mechanical things again. I'd been kinda hands off with my previous car, but I do everything on my Fox and have also branched out to other...
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      Does your RD motor have the knock sensing...

      Does your RD motor have the knock sensing ignition installed? If you're not running a knock sensing ignition you'll need Premium to make it run correctly.
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      There is always an accessory belt and an ICU in...

      There is always an accessory belt and an ICU in my car. YMMV, but anything you're prepared for won't break.

      If you'd like to borrow a spare ICU for a CCA event, let me know. When I first got a Fox...
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      Accessory belt, ICU, fuel pump relay.

      Accessory belt, ICU, fuel pump relay.
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      Thanks. The grey on grey definitely works, though...

      Thanks. The grey on grey definitely works, though they're surprisingly different greys. The Fox is blue greys while the GTI seats are brownish greys.

      I've always loved this model of seats and I've...
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      Feels like a whole new car. ...

      Feels like a whole new car.

      http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/yy209/bluetoes591/Fox/IMG_20150625_212419_zpsudiikl7r.jpg
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      Damn, that wagon in Denver is nice. ...

      Damn, that wagon in Denver is nice.

      http://denver.craigslist.org/cto/5048396775.html

      Nice to see more pictures of that customised one in Port Orchard, price has cone down to a reasonable level...
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      Installed my new passenger seat. Still working...

      Installed my new passenger seat. Still working out how to modify the base of the adjustable height drivers seat. Used a ratchet strap on the passenger seat, worked great, but I think I may be back to...
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      Bought an excellent pair of Mk2 GTi seats. Now to...

      Bought an excellent pair of Mk2 GTi seats. Now to work out the finer points of modifying the bases...

      http://i792.photobucket.com/albums/yy209/bluetoes591/Fox/IMG_20150622_213135_zpswuhyujlk.jpg
    18. Sure timing belts last that long, doesn't mean...

      Sure timing belts last that long, doesn't mean the timing belt is on the engine all the time. I've had mine off more than once in the past couple years.
    19. Just to make sure I'm pondering the right...

      Just to make sure I'm pondering the right variables, the car was facing uphill for the latest photos?
    20. Alain bought them for me last time he was in...

      Alain bought them for me last time he was in Brazil and I have 100% confidence that they're the right thing. For one thing Alain bought them, he has also shipped these seals to lots of people, and...
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