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      The VR6 into a mk1 requires a lot of fabricating...

      The VR6 into a mk1 requires a lot of fabricating and wiring. If you don't have the skill set , tools, and work space to pull it off yourself , You'll end up paying a fortune to get it done properly....
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      First think to do is check the timing , the...

      First think to do is check the timing , the timing belt tensioner on later cabrios is prone to failure and can cause the car to jump timing.
      Is the tachometer moving at all when you try cranking...
    3. I look at what you'll probably need to spend on...

      I look at what you'll probably need to spend on the car in the near future.
      Clutch job 300 in parts
      Timing belt and head gasket 200
      Maintenance 150
      Tires if needed 250
      Misc stuff 150

      When...
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      Yes any MK 3 transmission/ shift box and pedal...

      Yes any MK 3 transmission/ shift box and pedal cluster will work in your cabrio ( "cabby" is the nickname for mk1s) .
      You'll also need to modify your ignition switch, and I do beleive the ECU has to...
    5. There are fuses mounted above the fuse box you...

      There are fuses mounted above the fuse box you need to check, does the cigarette lighter socket have power?
      I think they're on the same circuit
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      What engine is in your car? What have you done...

      What engine is in your car?
      What have you done to troubleshoot it ?
      What does your car do when you try to start it ?
      Have you opened that hood yet ?
      Do you have spark?
      Is fuel getting to...
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      Do you have an auto adjust clutch cable? Did...

      Do you have an auto adjust clutch cable?
      Did you reset it when installing the new clutch?
      Did you replace the pushrod bushing ( little brass one inside the transmission) ?
      Did you put a little...
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      Cut the floor out of the WRX and weld it into...

      Cut the floor out of the WRX and weld it into your car.:)

      Take a look at the bases/ sliders if they unbolt from the frame you may be able to use aftermarket adapters bolted to the seat frame. If...
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      You're as bad as he is. I agree that it's fairly...

      You're as bad as he is. I agree that it's fairly clean, but "mint " has a defined meaning ( get the Webster dictionary app.)
      It's not a variable statement based on geographical location. When...
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      A car considered to be in "mint" condition means...

      A car considered to be in "mint" condition means as good as new, pristine, perfect , showroom condition.
      I'm sorry that jetta is nice, but calling that " super mint" is just wrong, it makes you...
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5380479-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5380479-Little-Mods-You-Think-Are-Cool
    12. Thread: Alarm problems

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      This link should be helpful...

      This link should be helpful http://faculty.ccp.edu/faculty/dreed/Campingart/jettatech/alarmcentralhelp/alarmhelp2.htm
    13. Have you checked the wiring in the door jamb...

      Have you checked the wiring in the door jamb under the accordion looking boot yet?
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      Sorry but you're wrong. Mk3.5 Cabrio's ( 1999.5...

      Sorry but you're wrong.
      Mk3.5 Cabrio's ( 1999.5 to 2001) door handles have a larger key tumbler hole than the rest of the mk3s.
      You can use a Mk3 golf or Jetta door handle but you will not be...
    15. The best way to fix it is to pull the dent out,...

      The best way to fix it is to pull the dent out, unfortunately you can't get to the rockers from behind to push it out so the only option would be to use a slide hammer. The other option is to cut it...
    16. If it's rust free and has a fairly new...

      If it's rust free and has a fairly new clutch,timing belt ( with receipts), working AC and nice paint it's Worth $3K.
    17. If the car has an aftermarket radio it may be...

      If the car has an aftermarket radio it may be messing with the code reader. There's a wire in the harness that needs to be cut or jumped search Ross Techs website for more info.
      The coolant bulbs...
    18. You can try to polish the paint but if the clear...

      You can try to polish the paint but if the clear coat is peeling you have to strip the clear off ( sanding and more sanding) then repaint it.
      If there's no wiring there you need to run wiring from...
    19. The timing belt is what connects the crankshaft...

      The timing belt is what connects the crankshaft to the distributor and the camshaft, they are not connected or "timed " together in any other way, if they were what would be the point of the timing...
    20. You weren't suppose to just look at the pictures...

      You weren't suppose to just look at the pictures you were supposed to read it also.
      The "0" on the flywheel is where it should be pointing at.
      To adjust the distributer ( or any of the marks) you...
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