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      I can part with these:...

      I can part with these:
      https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2920/14534874039_24c824bd66.jpg
      https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3838/14698512796_46c06e31cc_z_d.jpg
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      You must be joking after the supposed 'experts'...

      You must be joking after the supposed 'experts' told you to pump brine through your precious main pump.

      The transfer pump, with no back pressure, will pump at upwards of 60 gal/hour all by itself,...
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      Are you sure they are both Euro version? The...

      Are you sure they are both Euro version?
      The opening for the rear fog light is shown in the photo of the driver side taillight, surely the passenger is the same.

      Should be 533 945 112 D and ...
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      I admit - I overlooked the obvious too - he has 6...

      I admit - I overlooked the obvious too - he has 6 year old gas in the tank, so don't pump it through the main pump, and the fuel filter, and the fuel pressure valve right back to the return line. ...
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      Not a single VW 1937-92 in the U-Pull-It, good...

      Not a single VW 1937-92 in the U-Pull-It, good thing Vortex is here.
    6. Do they have a distinctive blue heat treat...

      Do they have a distinctive blue heat treat staining? Look on the now interference fit splines, and the seal surface perhaps.
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      Return hose I bet - exposed to the elements.

      Return hose I bet - exposed to the elements.
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      These guys are nuts, risking YOUR $100 main pump....

      These guys are nuts, risking YOUR $100 main pump. However, that is just how you TEST the fuel pump flow rate Bentley manual has a graph and everything.

      Just use the transfer pump in the fuel...
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      Assuming coil is good, and just a testing method...

      Assuming coil is good, and just a testing method problem:
      Check the resistance of the distributor rotor. An open circuit does happen, and if bad, be sure the new one is not R=0, they look identical...
    10. Yes that might work - attempting to swap the...

      Yes that might work - attempting to swap the upholstery from the A4 seat base, and attaching the A4 Seat back. That just leaves modifying the passenger seat to pivot and latch securely- transferring...
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      BUT keep in mind the original seals will be hard...

      BUT keep in mind the original seals will be hard as a rock, you MUST soften them first with silicone spray, wait, pry them out, then test the flow of gas.
      It is very likely that when out, upon...
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      Is it still that the intank pump plug receives 12...

      Is it still that the intank pump plug receives 12 volts (I mean 10v), and the inline pump receives 0 volts?

      Hope this helps, from the 16V (CIS-E) Bentley schematic:
      The fuel pump relay/fuse 5...
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      It is easy enough to check - just drive it. If...

      It is easy enough to check - just drive it. If not installed just right - no speedo!

      It is easier with the cable removed from the other end, so it can be held vertically.
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      Check for continuity between positive and...

      Check for continuity between positive and negative tank pump terminals. 4 ohms or so.

      It is not difficult to loosen the tank pump holder - it rotates CCW.
      It's possible that the pump completely...
    15. Yes, the test sit is the problem as that requires...

      Yes, the test sit is the problem as that requires placing a drivers seat in the passenger slot just to set the outer rail on top of the center tunnel.

      Thanks for the info on the double tubing! If...
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      Still have that 1985-1993 VW Scircocco Cabriolet...

      Still have that 1985-1993 VW Scircocco Cabriolet Bentley manual for sale?
    17. Fitting Audi A4 seats into a Scirocco by bending 'em

      Any tips on BENDING the steel frame? One side has to move 3 inches ax.

      Seats: from a 1997 Audi A4/B5 1.8T
      They have a similar mounting, but the outer rail sticks out for a track width of 555mm...
    18. Sticky: I left out having to relocate the voltmeter (down...

      I left out having to relocate the voltmeter (down below).
      The "other guys" already sell kits requiring cutting up the removed center console giving
      (3) total VDO guages.

      Maybe it could slide in...
    19. Anyone installed wider track seats in a Scirocco, Cabriolet or mk2?

      Any tips on BENDING the steel frame? One side has to move 3 inches ax.
      Once the seats are in how are they to drive on in a Scirocco? With sunroof 2 inches less headroom.

      Seats: from a 1997 Audi...
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      Surprisingly not difficult to buy a new headlight...

      Surprisingly not difficult to buy a new headlight switch.

      That gray/blue wire simply heads to every part of the dash that lights - cigarette lighter, instrument panel harness, radio, heater panel....
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