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      Porsche 944 door handles are the way to go for...

      Porsche 944 door handles are the way to go for sure. If you disassemble a used set next to even new genuine vw door handles, you'll clearly see the tighter tolerances, better casting/machining and...
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      Yes, you'll see that in ambient temps over 80 or...

      Yes, you'll see that in ambient temps over 80 or so, the flap is wide open on the cold air side (with the corresponding hot air side totally closed).

      Removing this flap assembly permanently does...
    3. FS: Complete working electric headlight adjustment setup switch, motors, wiring harness

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      Getting a pair of vice grips under the lip...

      Getting a pair of vice grips under the lip towards the top of the guide tub, and then using a pickle fork to apply leverage to tge vice grips will pull the tube out easily. Merely hammering on the...
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    6. Benefits: - arguably more reliable - easier...

      Benefits:

      - arguably more reliable
      - easier periodic belt changes
      - better selection of high-amperage alternators to choose from
      - neater

      Check my DIY for the easiest way to swap to a...
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      Yes, and to clarify, you just need the guide tube...

      Yes, and to clarify, you just need the guide tube and its firewall support bracket. Your current steering column will slip right in to the non-tilt (fixed) guide tube. I believe VW starting making...
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      Good call on the R32 bushings and poly-bushings...

      Good call on the R32 bushings and poly-bushings for the control arms - tight setup without much if any increase in NVH. Bad call on going poly for the sway bar bushings (the subframe bushings will...
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      In case anyone is wondering, the speaker covers...

      In case anyone is wondering, the speaker covers are also different. The US-built dash also has removable windshield defroster moldings and a plastic bracket that holds the headlight switch. The rear...
    10. PMed you back in re to PS. Check my linked DIY...

      PMed you back in re to PS.

      Check my linked DIY thread about how I set this up on my PL engine.
    11. 1. Sounds like a bad turn signal stalk. 2. Is...

      1. Sounds like a bad turn signal stalk.

      2. Is the speedometer cable seated all the way? It can take some force to get it in all the way. Try shooting some tri-flow or similar lubricant between...
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      90-92 GTI 16v cars came with manual height-adjust...

      90-92 GTI 16v cars came with manual height-adjust Recaros. These seats have an ordinary Recaro LS upper half, with characteristic deep chest bolsters, but a slightly wider headrest than the Recaro LS...
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      Most likely a broken spring in the ignition...

      Most likely a broken spring in the ignition housing is keeping the steering column locking tab permanently engaged. If you knew where to drill into the housing, you could pull the spring out and...
    16. The later bubble-style reservoirs have a...

      The later bubble-style reservoirs have a low-level sensor as well, but the sensor isn't removable like for the larger early style reservoir pictured.

      I've found the bubble-style reservoir and...
    17. While I've never seen the tow-hook air duct you...

      While I've never seen the tow-hook air duct you have pictured, the other lower air dam your describe 191121294A, is big-bumper specific and I have only ever seen it on A/C-equipped cars. My parts...
    18. FS: MK2 non-tilt steering thin-top foam German/Mexican dashboard, very good shape, no cracks, needs stripe

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