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    1. Have you check your TTS (Thermo Time Switch). If...

      Have you check your TTS (Thermo Time Switch). If it is that predictable, it sounds to be TTS / temp related.
    2. Bentley wiring diagrams are current flow...

      Bentley wiring diagrams are current flow diagrams, not schematics. they show where the current comes from and where it ends up. They do not match up so well to how the wires are run. Read the section...
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      Not in the US i take it.

      Not in the US i take it.
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      5 minutes to pull a windsheild? How on earth are...

      5 minutes to pull a windsheild? How on earth are you cutting all that urethane glue/sealant in under five minutes without shattering the windshield?
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      I just bought and then sold one of these (middle...

      I just bought and then sold one of these (middle of the list):

      http://www.klokkerholmusa.com/servlet/the-Volkswagen-cln-Golf-cln-1985-dsh-1992-MK2/Categories

      High on the quality side,...
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      Extra new axle bolts are a very good thing to...

      Extra new axle bolts are a very good thing to have stashed away.

      When you re-tighten everything up this time, pack the heads of the bolts with bearing grease. Prevents them from getting corroded...
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      Thanks for googling that for me, Eric

      Thanks for googling that for me, Eric
    8. Fuel pump staying on. Not many options as to the...

      Fuel pump staying on. Not many options as to the cause. Needs to be addressed or you will be buying a new pump.

      1)Bad relay (Mark II's are known for this) You should keep a spare in your glove...
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      Too bad it is not always that easy, non?

      Too bad it is not always that easy, non?
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      I rolled back a "new" Cluster to match the...

      I rolled back a "new" Cluster to match the original I was replacing with the drill method. It worked, but it was slow. Checked the mileage after an hour. Did some calculating and was dam close when i...
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      What's tension on the alt belt? How long are...

      What's tension on the alt belt?

      How long are the brushed on the voltage regulator.

      What kind of shape are the battery cables in?
      (Alt to starter / starter to battery + / battery ground to...
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      you may have better luck looking here: ...

      you may have better luck looking here:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/forumdisplay.php?808-Golf-II-Jetta-II-Parts
    13. That sucks and thanks for the warning. There...

      That sucks and thanks for the warning.

      There used to be a buyer/seller list. Great idea, but the scammers just changed names.

      Post counts can be deceiving. I always check the last bunch of...
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      My bet is the tray is fine and the test is not...

      My bet is the tray is fine and the test is not accurate. Looks like you have 'stray' current seeking ground. There is not much in those tray to fry.

      I put them in my CE3 92 8-valve GTI and they...
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      Power out of an 8-valve... After you put a...

      Power out of an 8-valve...

      After you put a dual down pipe and mani on it and a 55 mm exhaust, the rest is pretty much wasted money. That's pretty much the only cost effective power gain, and...
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      Squaring up the wheel base is a bad idea from a...

      Squaring up the wheel base is a bad idea from a driving stand point. The rears almost always narrower than the fronts in front wheel drive for a reason.

      If it is just for cosmetics, have fun with...
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      I feel for you, and forgive me while I laugh....

      I feel for you, and forgive me while I laugh. When I started with my current daily, I had to rebuild ALL of the forward harnesses because I couldn't find good ones in the local yards. PO liked to use...
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      Take it you sorted on the stripped out crank...

      Take it you sorted on the stripped out crank gear. Sounds like you are a tooth or two off.

      Reversing to # 2 and #3 plug wires is a very common mistake, but that usually just slows the car down a...
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      I've got an audi 4000 sender and gauge in my digi...

      I've got an audi 4000 sender and gauge in my digi II/aba abomination..... gauge consistently reads 110 - 120 *C under normal driving and gets up to 130 *When I am really pushing it. Not positive the...
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      You mean taking the cluster and speedo cable out...

      You mean taking the cluster and speedo cable out of the car, then putting the speedo cable back into the cluster and putting the speedo cable drive gear is a drill and running it backwards for a...
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