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      I'm just bringing this topic back from the dead,...

      I'm just bringing this topic back from the dead, to help anyone in the future that needs info on the intermediate shaft bearings. Got this work done along time ago, but I forgot to update this.
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      It seems like you found your answer, but incase...

      It seems like you found your answer, but incase anyone else search for the info here I will just share something from my build:


      After searching high and low, I finally found a place that sells...
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      Time to blow the dust off this, with a new update...

      Time to blow the dust off this, with a new update and page 14 ...

      I'm still working on the enginebay ...

      http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z196/SyrusGrissom/DSC00384_zpsuarfym5c.jpg

      I also...
    4. I think oversized parts is a no-go unless you...

      I think oversized parts is a no-go unless you have your cylinders re-drilled also! A hone wont be enough...

      The bore can be measured with the correct tools, and that will also tell you if your...
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      Not much to do - your offset is just wrong on...

      Not much to do - your offset is just wrong on those wheels. The rearbeam could be narrowed maybe, but that is no easy job.

      It looks like a clean car, from what can be seen on your pictures. Please...
    6. Thread: Fuel tank hose

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      Got one from Vw Classic Parts last year ... Same...

      Got one from Vw Classic Parts last year ... Same diameter both ends, atleast for the German built Golf.
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      How about the roof from a Polo 6N open air or...

      How about the roof from a Polo 6N open air or Lupo open air? I not sure if any of them has the rigth size/shape but maybe you could have a look at that?

      I think I remember that some one has used...
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      I my case, a sharp chisel worked OK - I could...

      I my case, a sharp chisel worked OK - I could scrape of strips of sealant. The curved surfaces makes it a bit more tricky thoug.
      I'm not that happy with burning or torching the sealant. I sometimes...
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      As far as I know - the US heaterbox/AC system is...

      As far as I know - the US heaterbox/AC system is different from the German version, therefore I don't know how helpfull my rebuild guide is too you? But you will be glad to clean everything out - it...
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      Thanks for the kind words ...! The reason for...

      Thanks for the kind words ...!

      The reason for TIG welding the tankstraps is that I made them from stainless steel, with the hope that they would be able to last a long long time. I used stainless...
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      Those wheels use the Porsche bolt pattern of...

      Those wheels use the Porsche bolt pattern of 5x130 mm, and you will have to use adapters to fit them on the car.

      The thickness of those adapters needs to be taken into your calculation - otherwise...
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      In the big picture of the rebuild, painting...

      In the big picture of the rebuild, painting engine bits is just minor jobs. I only did that because the car was parked outside, and I could not start the bigger jobs.

      On the front fenders you need...
    13. On several 8v engines I have seen the bearing on...

      On several 8v engines I have seen the bearing on the intermediat shaft go really bad. They chip and crack - and maybe that will put more oil behind the seal?

      My own engine have got new bearings...
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      Congratulations with your new project! :wave: ...

      Congratulations with your new project! :wave:

      First of all decide if you want to take the car completly apart to do everything right!

      I started with only some things parts and work on smaller...
    15. Thak you Eric - That was the answer i needed....

      Thak you Eric - That was the answer i needed. Where have you found the info? ETKA? :)
    16. The strange thing is that the one I suspect of...

      The strange thing is that the one I suspect of being for the 5-speed version, is the one that was all ready in my car. But my car is a 1983 model = one of the last German made Golf's and I guess that...
    17. How to identify 4 and 5 speed shifter mechanism??

      I just pulled some parts out off storage, the parts come from my German build 1983 Golf.

      The car came from factory with a 4-speed gearbox - I plan on fitting a 5-speed gearbox when the car goes...
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      Thank you! - Always nice with greetings from...

      Thank you! - Always nice with greetings from around the world :thumbup:




      Since last time i continued epoxy in the enginebay:
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      Maybe you have allready found it yourself - but...

      Maybe you have allready found it yourself - but there is some guys on the Dutch Volksforum that is working on a CityStromer...

      I don't think they are taking the all original route to restore it -...
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      Just a small update - with the progress in my...

      Just a small update - with the progress in my enginebay:

      http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z196/SyrusGrissom/DSC00320_zpsehikohfz.jpg
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