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      No. The light is triggered by miles driven, not...

      No. The light is triggered by miles driven, not the output of the sensor. If you follow the speedometer cable up behind the coolant tank area you will find a box with a button on it. That button...
    2. They were(are) not great. Though not too common...

      They were(are) not great. Though not too common anymore. MK3 rust + least desirable model = early into scrap yard. Also have solid 9.4 discs as OEM as I recall.
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      If you are certain about the Cam timing, and...

      If you are certain about the Cam timing, and given it was wrong once already I would check it again, then are the other basics in order?

      Ignition timing correct and all components in good order?...
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      Envious of the car and time you have to put into...

      Envious of the car and time you have to put into it. Enjoy.
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      Here you go, they're not much. ...

      Here you go, they're not much.

      http://members.shaw.ca/the-hamster/Doors/

      That's 1.5 hours PER door. Sorry if it came across as total. Not going to happen in 1.5 for both.
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      Turned out the motors in both drivers doors that...

      Turned out the motors in both drivers doors that lock/unlock weren't working. Couldn't find any broken solder joints on the rear one. Front I didn't even look. Replaced with all new. Dealer quoted...
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      DTC Entry - door electronics drivers side (42 -...

      DTC Entry - door electronics drivers side (42 - driver door electronics) (3C0959701B 0307 TUER-SG FT 3C0959793 0012)
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      Doors don't actually lock....

      Neither of my drivers side doors lock when you press the remote lock button. Passenger side works fine. You can manually lock the drivers door, but nothing can be done for the rear driver door. ...
    9. Visit the MK1 forum or the 8V Forum. Your car is...

      Visit the MK1 forum or the 8V Forum. Your car is a MK1 Golf.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/forumdisplay.php?11-Golf-I-amp-Jetta-I

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/forumdisplay.php?43-8v-Engine-Forum
      ...
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      Last weekend in oct. Sometimes Halloween night...

      Last weekend in oct. Sometimes Halloween night while wife passes out candy.
    11. While he did drive ridiculous, if I remember...

      While he did drive ridiculous, if I remember right he wasn't driving the car when the fatal crash occurred.
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      E39 m5

      E39 m5
    13. I'm with this guy. Just sounds like a stuck...

      I'm with this guy. Just sounds like a stuck lifter to me. I would drive it and try to pump up the lifter. Will likely shut up after a few minutes.
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      A few years ago a kid died driving a minivan with...

      A few years ago a kid died driving a minivan with brand new tires that blew out on the highway. Turns out they were 10 year old stock. Made big news stories. So... Somewhere before 10 years. They...
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      Clearly we are well past this point, however I...

      Clearly we are well past this point, however I will just mention that of the many 5.3's I've dealt with where I work the only mechanical issue we've ever had with the motors is these header bolts. ...
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      Nice car. It's on the list of cars I will be...

      Nice car. It's on the list of cars I will be looking at when I am ready to move on from my M5.
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      What is this car?

      Thanks!
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      What is this car?

      Friend of mine took this picture of a car she saw. She wants it know what it is. I really don't know and the picture isn't great.

      Thanks;http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/16/ure6uta2.jpg
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      Thanks for the help. What options do I have...

      Thanks for the help.

      What options do I have for adding bluetooth to this thing?

      Is Fiscon the only choice?
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      RCD310 to RCD510 upgrade

      Will my car have a Sirius antenna already? I am guessing not.

      Do I have to swap wires to get my arm rest aux in working right?
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