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    1. I got this kit and it has worked for most of my...

      I got this kit and it has worked for most of my needs repair. I've used it before for the screw in connector and it worked. I do remember it needed some fussing so it wasn't cake. You could probably...
    2. Those Acura names have to go. As the new owner of...

      Those Acura names have to go. As the new owner of a classic Acura (ie recent koolaid drinker), the current names are utterly forgettable. I was never a Honda fan and still Integra, Vigor, Legend and...
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      A warning to anyone who is using the Valeo kit....

      A warning to anyone who is using the Valeo kit. Do not use that long strip of foam on anything that can get hot. I used it to seal the sides and it released an awful melted plastic smell once the car...
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      I'd love to pick this up. I got a rusty car that...

      I'd love to pick this up. I got a rusty car that could use some floor pan help. PM sent.
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      It wouldn't hurt to have the fuel injectors sent...

      It wouldn't hurt to have the fuel injectors sent out to be cleaned on a 100k mile car. Old injectors get gunked up and a flow variance between each of them becomes more unbalanced. A cleaning gets...
    6. Poll: Shooting Brake.......

      Shooting Brake....
      http://img.20mn.fr/-7ewoQpKSJSxyT2VYnljTw/648x415_volkswagen-scirocco.jpg


      So is the GTI a shooting brake? What makes the GTI not a shooting brake? It is a 2 door wagon like...
    7. The MK3 that helped capture El Chapo

      Saw this one on 60 minutes.

      Somewhere in the deep universe of fates, angels told engineers that was good enough when designing the crappy mk3 automatic transmission. The work of those angel's...
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      I placed an order for mine on Thursday. ...

      I placed an order for mine on Thursday.

      Careful with using metallic car paints for a model. It may not look right because the metallic flakes are not in scale with the model. The flakes are too...
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      I just received mine today :D It is friggin...

      I just received mine today :D

      It is friggin awesome. It steers, has working suspension and the carpet is flocked. It has a headliner so those of you into re-upholstering it can make it match...
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      Finally, a worthy GTI diecast!!!

      After seeing every other generation of Golf and GTI diecasts made except ours, we finally have a worthy diecast!! :eek::eek:

      http://www.tacot.com/photos/neuf/grandes/8/1/7/81795.jpg

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      where are you located?

      where are you located?
    12. If these mounts are made from polyurethane, that...

      If these mounts are made from polyurethane, that material is very temperature sensitive. The durometer goes up quickly as temp goes down. Stick with oem the rubber which is less temperature...
    13. Pour on the heat with that welder. It should glow...

      Pour on the heat with that welder. It should glow red after you filled the nut with wire. It may take a few nuts welded to that stub before it want to come out.
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      Here you go ...

      Here you go

      http://www.clipsandfasteners.com/Vw_Windshield_Reveal_Moulding_Clip_p/a19136.htm

      http://cdn3.volusion.com/9wsnr.t9nao/v/vspfiles/photos/A19136-2T.jpg?1448281721
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      The yellow connector pulls straight out in the...

      The yellow connector pulls straight out in the same axis as the 4 bolts surrounding the shiny airbag's back.
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      Nice little talk with one of the pilots of the...

      Nice little talk with one of the pilots of the SR-71. Not sure if this has been posted yet.

      http://omegataupodcast.net/2012/03/91-flying-the-sr-71/#t=4:29.234
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      Nice to finally meet some of you tonight. John,...

      Nice to finally meet some of you tonight. John, Nicco, thanks for showing me your cars. Congrats to Colin for scoring the UR quattro. Tim and Tony, have fun at H2o
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      Autozone is fine if you know what you are looking...

      Autozone is fine if you know what you are looking for with quality. If you need to buy from a chain, buy from Napa, they specialize in carrying generally reputable stuff and OE specific fluids.
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      I got the parts, haven't installed them yet but...

      I got the parts, haven't installed them yet but there is nothing wrong with the thickness of them. They sure as heck beats making your own parts even if the fit is not 100%. Now I wish they would...
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      Check the brake pads and brake shoes. It is not...

      Check the brake pads and brake shoes. It is not unheard of to have the pads fall off the backing plate requiring you to pump to close up the gap. You may have to pull off the calipers to properly...
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