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    1. Re: (Uber Dubber)

      Try any site that can ship with the US Postal Service (sometimes you have to send an email in advance and ask).
    2. Re: missing nuespeed rear sway bar part! HELP! (gdonica)

      Quote, originally posted by gdonica »


      can i use a grease that is "fortified" with molybdenum disulfide or do i have to get a pure version. There seems to be a big price difference.


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    3. Re: missing nuespeed rear sway bar part! HELP! (gdonica)

      My Volkswagen Sport Tuning for Street and Competition book says you can use molybdenum disulfide grease on urethane bushings.
      Seemed to work fine on my Prothane rear strut mount bushings which...
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      Re: (16V VW)

      The Neuspeed sport springs are wound tighter as you get closer to the ends.
      http://www.neuspeed.com/data/images/55.10.03.jpg
      here's the same strut (or the left one, can't remember) last time I took...
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      Re: (Uber Dubber)

      That's a Neuspeed sport spring, shot taken with the car's weight compressing it.
      Thanks for the help...
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      Re: Leaking Bilstein shock (Rabid Chihuahua)

      Shock bump stop.
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      Leaking Bilstein shock

      So I was on my way to a party, when I noticed that the right front suspension was knocking real bad.
      At first all I could see was oil around the flexible brake line and a puddle on the control arm....
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      Re: vw audi track day (satelliteone)

      What happened to that poor Golf 1?
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      Re: (speedtek40)

      Quote, originally posted by speedtek40 »


      If you check the sticker on your Driver's door (if it's still there) you'll probably see that the manufacturer recommends 91 RON minimum. Mine...
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      Re: anyone convert to diesel? (vw4lif)

      There were Mk3 / 3.5 TDIs in Europe.
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      Re: engine swap (Moljinar)

      I'd say install a TDI and post a super detailed how-to complete with all wiring diagrams and fuel plumbing diagrams http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif
      Can you even use the same fuel tank?...
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      Re: (Jas in FL)

      You guys are spoiled!
      We can't even hope to find decent Cabbies that cheap up here in Eastern Canada.
      Well maybe a totally ruined one, sold in early winter by a widow, or something....
    13. Re: Quite Possibly The Best Girlfriend Ever!

      When my girlfriend saw my new desktop wallpaper:
      http://www.theoldschoolers.com/Desktops/thumbs/cabbdwallthumb.jpg
      http://www.theoldschoolers.com/desktops.htm
      she loved it so much she wants to get...
    14. Re: Part Number Request: Bushing for Accelerator Pedal (16vCabrioletofNJ)

      Nice product, I should have found it earlier http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif , I recently replaced mine with the expensive (CAD $7.50 or so) OEM part from the dealer.
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      Re: Brake fluid flushing question

      Argh, I managed to mess it up.
      I replaced the left rear caliper.
      I decided to bleed it with the brake line connected and the caliper lying flat, as I had read this was a good method to prevent air...
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      Re: Who named their car and why?

      Mine is Rasunderkleinhundewagen.
      Anyone who understands German will get it http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif
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      Re: 18 mpg? that can't be right... (Todesengel.)

      Quote, originally posted by Todesengel. »


      And I would make sure the exhaust isnt plugged up at all.



      I assume a plugged catalytic converter can also hurt mileage badly?
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      Re: (vwpoorboy)

      How about using Evans NPG+ waterless coolant?
      We use it in aircraft engines at work and the stuff is great. Its life is unlimited and it's fully inert, it won't corrode anything and won't harm your...
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      Brake fluid flushing question

      Ah the beautiful days of summer, driving around with the top down and cursing at all the convertible owners who have the top still up even though the weather is perfectly decent, not too hot, not too...
    20. Re: Mild performance alignment... help needed rather urgently (tolusina)

      Quote, originally posted by tolusina »



      Get that Thrust Angle (Deviation from driving direction) to ZERO, you'll like it, I promise!!



      Aargh, you are appealing to a side of me I was...
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