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      Great work you're doing there. I think the blue...

      Great work you're doing there. I think the blue is a fantastic color choice.
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      I had to remove the door card to gain access to...

      I had to remove the door card to gain access to the bolt that loosens the vertical window guide. I had to remove the window glass to make room for the frame to "get out of the way" to slide the...
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      Yes for all above. When I autocross the fox I...

      Yes for all above. When I autocross the fox I need as much oil as I can get to keep the valve lifters happy. I figured that when I change the oil again I'll try the diesel filter.

      KRAMMIT-My fox...
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      Adrew- You've written this car to be a good car...

      Adrew- You've written this car to be a good car for what it is-a good city car. There are a few around here, but the one I see the most is purple. I saw it and thought about this thread. They seem to...
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      How does it run when started? It seems possible...

      How does it run when started? It seems possible the Cold Start injector isn't going off after the engine is started.
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      I fitted one of my vent windows from Alain. It's...

      I fitted one of my vent windows from Alain. It's so much better to have more airflow. The driver side window is going in after I get my new seals installed. Installation was simple, and was made...
    7. My brake pedal was much better (but not quite...

      My brake pedal was much better (but not quite what I want) after I replaced the shoes, springs and wheel cylinders. I did the same as you; I bled the brakes time and time again with no significant...
    8. The interior is coming together VERY well. It's...

      The interior is coming together VERY well. It's going to be stunning when finished.
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      I'll let you know when I tackle this small...

      I'll let you know when I tackle this small problem. I suspect I'll have to remove the pulley to properly set the seal.
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      I got set of vent windows that I'm anxious to get...

      I got set of vent windows that I'm anxious to get on. It's going to get warm here soon and i'm looking forward to more wind in the car!
      I put on the summer tires too.

      Does anyone have any tips on...
    11. I'd like to restore lots of the cars already...

      I'd like to restore lots of the cars already mentioned, but the RX-7 would be my choice. Alternatively I'd like to restore a late 70's Corolla. I had a 78. I really didn't know how to drive it well,...
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      My vent windows are stateside! Right now they're...

      My vent windows are stateside! Right now they're im Miami, and ought to get here soon.
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      Alain-How much has the Fox evolved from our...

      Alain-How much has the Fox evolved from our generation? Other than a cool looking 16v motor, it seems to be similar with what were familiar. Or not at all, I'm not sure.

      Today I worked on an...
    14. Yea, it's still there. I've lived here most of my...

      Yea, it's still there. I've lived here most of my life and have never stayed there. Your family is close to where I live.

      Talk about random connections!
    15. Those shots are fantastic. I'm glad you made this...

      Those shots are fantastic. I'm glad you made this thread because I think I now know what this tower has been for a very long time. There's an At&t sign on the front of the building near the door. If...
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      I decided to tackle an ongoing oil leak. The...

      I decided to tackle an ongoing oil leak. The actual work begins Sunday, but a choice nonetheless.
      I'm going to get more parts for sale up soon too.
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      Seems like a lot of wasted utility to use an...

      Seems like a lot of wasted utility to use an F250. The trunk looks so small for the size of the vehicle. I'm guessing Ford didn't export the Excursion to SA.
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      I think I like the round lights. Nice work on...

      I think I like the round lights. Nice work on your wagon overall.
      How long has it taken to do all of this? It's taken me years to get my wagon to the way it sits now.

      I've also taken the trouble...
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      I discovered some picture from my latest runs....

      I discovered some picture from my latest runs. I'm entering a tight right hand turn, so I'm not carrying lots of speed. The tires and adjustable struts have made the wagon a good handling car despite...
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      Seems to me that there would be little difference...

      Seems to me that there would be little difference if the fuel injection is identical. Don't 16v engines use cis-motronic?
      i don't know the year VW switched from CE1 to CE2.

      I used this site to...
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