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      Washed it today while on jack stands in my...

      Washed it today while on jack stands in my driveway...
      Last fall it looked like this...
      http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c81/teknikAL33/Mk1/PA300001.jpg

      Struts are off and rebuilds are in the...
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      Belated follow up.

      I replaced the plug at the distributer as the signal from the hall sender was intermittent. Brand new Bosch plugs were had for cheap. Really. :)

      Fuse panel was bad and the signal was screwy/weak...
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      I am back to looking at the OEM Fox nut.

      So the Porsche nuts fell through, and I haven't got the I.D. of the Cabby gland nut...
      Put a call in to L&T in Allentown for some used ones...

      After finding the pic of the Fox nut yet again, it...
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      OUCH!:banghead: I have someone with the 944...

      OUCH!:banghead:

      I have someone with the 944 nuts and I just need him to confirm the size and thread pitch (Bilstein and Koni had fine IIRC, Boge was course) and to get the VW Cabby nut size and...
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      Update on some Porche fabrication info!

      We have a winner! :D
      Regarding the Porsche 944 early strut internally threaded gland nut...

      This thread got me the dimensions 50mm x 1.5

      and a picture on ebay....


      Now if someone could...
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      Thank you so much for all the help.

      I do have the Koni Yellows with the tit.

      They both came with the spacer, top nut and gland nut like the parts geek photo above.


      One last question:
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      When you actually go back and read what I wrote...

      When you actually go back and read what I wrote and understand what I wrote you will see how silly you sound.

      When you re-read it, you will find that I will reserve judgment on the product until...
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      Koni falls down for service for Cabriolets

      Well, I went through the motions and called my supplier, who referred me to the manufacturer, Koni......

      I contacted Koni-USA, where I spoke to their top consumer question answerer, and found he...
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      Now find some replacement gland nuts....

      Now find some replacement gland nuts....
    10. Used a plastic bag and wiped around, the stuff...

      Used a plastic bag and wiped around, the stuff stuck too much to my nitrile gloves. It takes time to set, so you can mess with it...

      The FEBIs I put on my rabbit in 1997, which has mkii Jetta...
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      WTB Front suspension GLAND NUTS

      I totally trashed my gland nuts while removing my front strut inserts.

      The new inserts came with gland nuts for the US made rabbits...



      It looks like the Gland Nuts for the Cabby are NLA......
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      Clutch & brake pedal assembly?
      Shipped to 14850...
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      Clutch & brake pedal assembly?
      Shipped to Ithaca, NY 14850
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      More clear here than ...

      Mark Two seat frame fits Mk1 seat rails,

      Mark Three seat cushion, cover, back and head rest fits Mk2 seat frame,

      So Mark Three seat cushion, cover, back and head rest fits Mk1 car seat rails...
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      Clapped out front strut mounts

      So last night I finally removed the clapped out front strut mounts and removed the throttle body to change the linkage...
      Pictures to follow...

      YJSAABMAN, love the blackboard Cabby!! :thumbup:
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      FV-QR

      I wish I could imagine the plumbing for this...
    17. Part numbers on the Eibach Scirocco 16v springs?

      Reviving a dead thread....



      Though not available in the US, they still are in Europe... look for "Type 15" which is what a Cabriolet...

      With the dollar exchange rate with the Euro such as it...
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      So this was the issue with my new thermostat. I...

      So this was the issue with my new thermostat. I have never seen one do this.

      Anyone have an idea how this happens? Operator error?
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    19. Filled Mk1 front strut top mount

      So 1/2 a tube of this:
      http://multimedia.3m.com/mws/media/405144P/3mtm-window-weldtm-super-fast-urethane-08609.jpg?boundedSize=310

      Fills two of these (finished): :cool:
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      Yes, and warp your brake disc....

      Yes, and warp your brake disc....
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