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      Subscribed. Are US friends didn't get GLI...

      Subscribed.

      Are US friends didn't get GLI coupes but there has been some debate about it.
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      I jack mine by the stock front bumper and the...

      I jack mine by the stock front bumper and the rear axle. I put the jack stands on the rear axle and at the front on the pinch weld near the A arm.

      My brother had his Sunbeam Imp on engine stands...
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      I seen the price helps it I read the hole thread....

      I seen the price helps it I read the hole thread.

      Any chance have your old seat covers and willing to sell them?
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      What do you want for it? I need it for my car....

      What do you want for it? I need it for my car.
      PM me if you don't to go public

      Thanks

      http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g465/TyeGTI/IMG-20120820-00249.jpg
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      I got one of his other grills. He had a tone of...

      I got one of his other grills. He had a tone of stuff for sale. I wish I had bought the black GTI interior he had. He said he manged to sell everything he had.

      I lost his email address and...
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      Same motor no damage that was his guess, the RPM...

      Same motor no damage that was his guess, the RPM needle went into the fuel gauge. The way he had the fuel pump wired incorrectly means there was no rev limiter. These motors can take a lot of RPM,...
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      Some body work photos. I found damage were there...

      Some body work photos. I found damage were there was a patch under the license plate. There was also some dents in the hood. These were caused by the alternator pulley flying apart after a missed...
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      single or dual outlet???

      single or dual outlet???
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      84 solid lifters 92 hydro lifters is the biggest...

      84 solid lifters 92 hydro lifters is the biggest difference.
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      I took about two weeks off working on the car,...

      I took about two weeks off working on the car, work, vacation and family time. I'm still doing boring body work. Will post some pic's later this week.
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      GermanAutoParts.com got back to me and they have...

      GermanAutoParts.com got back to me and they have a few of 171 419 517 in stock that they imported from Germany and they cost $39.50.
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      You are correct the the inner hole is to wide for...

      You are correct the the inner hole is to wide for the "Double D" profile shaft, the outer fits perfectly inside the tube.

      I will either temp fix or try to order another bearing.
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      I got this bearing form German Auto Parts.com. ...

      I got this bearing form German Auto Parts.com. It is the wrong one for my car, anyone know
      what it is for?

      http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g465/TyeGTI/IMG-20130828-00741.jpg...
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      I'm only guessing here but I think it a newer...

      I'm only guessing here but I think it a newer style for a newer style column. When I talked to GermanAutoParts.com on the phone they said there is a difference if the car is built in Germany or...
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      I had him search that number and they don't have...

      I had him search that number and they don't have it. He said they are an opsolete part.
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      I was reading a thread about the lower bearing on...

      I was reading a thread about the lower bearing on the steering column failing/ falling out of the shaft. As can see in the picture the mine has fallen out is loose on the shaft by the u joint just...
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      www.GermanAutoparts.com has the bearing in stock,...

      www.GermanAutoparts.com has the bearing in stock, not many left. They don't have the race and I found out there are two different ones, depending on Westy or German built, according the order guy.
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      Check yoru tranny fuild for sure. Metric allan...

      Check yoru tranny fuild for sure.

      Metric allan key set
      metric wrenches 8mm, 10mm, 13mm, 15mm, 17mm
      socket set.
      make up an inline fuse with some male ends to jump a bad relay.
      spare belt
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      I did some more boring body work today. I...

      I did some more boring body work today. I changed the rims to protect the snowflakes. I pulled the front air-dam off and sprayed some undercoating on the underside. When I was under the car I...
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      I did a couple of things today. I removed the...

      I did a couple of things today. I removed the rear bumper, there is some rust on the rear corners. Put a layer of body filler over the rear marker lights patches.

      I ordered new rear windows...
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