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      best mk2 OEM color in the world...Bright Blue...

      best mk2 OEM color in the world...Bright Blue Metallic....
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      this guy fixed his because they are NLA... ...

      this guy fixed his because they are NLA...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6866178-Throttle-Valve-Potentiometer-for-a-Cali-golf
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      my fix for that..i cut a small piece of rubber...

      my fix for that..i cut a small piece of rubber tube for the isv to sit on, then attached the ISV to the bracket with two zipties...easy
    4. weird...somehow that stud turned though, cracking...

      weird...somehow that stud turned though, cracking the head....could have been hairline cracked there all along, and the work you did on it just made it really noticeable, like it might have been...
    5. you need a new head....and next time chase all...

      you need a new head....and next time chase all the cam bolt holes and the head gasket holes first, then clean them out with brake cleaner and an air hose...it looks like there was still oil or fluid...
    6. Squeaky belts means they need to be...

      Squeaky belts means they need to be replaced...period, end of story..if this is a new car for you, replace all the belts....

      replacing that part is what should fix your problem...the part I listed...
    7. and by the way...where in gods name did people...

      and by the way...where in gods name did people get the idea that any alternator problem is fixed by tightening the belt? all that does is ruin the bearing in the alternator...if the alternator is...
    8. replace this..... ...

      replace this.....

      http://www.autohausaz.com/pn/1197311028

      it should solve your voltage problem....

      then hope your battery isnt toast.....
    9. I read your threads...get the head planed, better...

      I read your threads...get the head planed, better safe than sorry....here's the best video of a pro mechanic doing the head gasket...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S28npevwhbw

      while the...
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      yes, you will always have this problem, consider...

      yes, you will always have this problem, consider it the price of being stupid low....

      and no, there is no shorter axles made that swap in...you can always have a shorter set made by a good axle...
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      Bright blue metallic...coolest mk2 color...

      Bright blue metallic...coolest mk2 color ever.....then strip the BBS, paint them original silver centered, and then youve got a winner....
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    12. its usually the front wheel bearings.. and they...

      its usually the front wheel bearings.. and they can make noise even if the it the car passes the whole "rock the front wheels back and forth" test....do those first, see if it solves the problem..
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      this company has the complete kit youll need to...

      this company has the complete kit youll need to swap from power to manual rack....i dont know about you, but I can think of a lot of stuff for my car to spent $450 rather than going from power to...
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      to loop the power steering rack..... ...

      to loop the power steering rack.....

      http://www.eaaengineering.com/steering-conversion-kits-lines/steering-de-power-conversion-kit/
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      most prefer to leave the power steering rack in...

      most prefer to leave the power steering rack in place and just loop it cause the power steering rack has quicker turning ratio than the manual steering racks...also there has been major quality...
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      did you use the correct fluid? Our cars came...

      did you use the correct fluid? Our cars came with two different fluid types...some use ATF and some use a VW Mineral oil...you should never use one type of fluid in place of the other....my 91 GTI...
    17. are we sure they are not interchangeable? Cant...

      are we sure they are not interchangeable? Cant see why the wouldn't be, but I don't know for sure...
    18. :facepalm: headlight adjusters are...

      :facepalm: headlight adjusters are available.....

      this is a whole page of places that sell them....
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      just to clarify...this is a reproduction bumper,...

      just to clarify...this is a reproduction bumper, not OEM, correct?
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      use the vr6 mounts...they will hold up to the...

      use the vr6 mounts...they will hold up to the coilovers abuse...mk2 regular ones will not...youll be replacing them every 4-6 months....i know youre trying to save money, but this isnt the area to do...
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