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    1. Thanks! I'll check it out. Cheers!

      Thanks! I'll check it out.

      Cheers!
    2. looking for a 8V/CIS-E VW Mechanic in the Hudson Valley area

      the subject says it all - we recently moved to the Hudson Valley and I am seeking a mechanic that works on early water cooled VW - preferably with knowledge of CIS-E Fuel Injection.

      I am getting...
    3. looking for a 8V/CIS-E VW Mechanic in the Hudson Valley area

      the subject says it all - we recently moved to the Hudson Valley and I am seeking a mechanic that works on early water cooled VW - preferably with knowledge of CIS-E Fuel Injection.

      I am getting...
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      it's re-done - like the opposite of undone. haha....

      it's re-done - like the opposite of undone. haha. but I have a red beard and generally could be considered the red one too :)

      I've been wondering if it's the fuel pump or related parts, but I...
    5. seeking advice/diagnosis - hesitant acceleration

      Consensus is in.Taking it in to replace all of the solenoids.

      If I had it my way I'd be dropping in a 5 or 6 spd and getting the wife a new car - but the timing ain't right. Isn't that always the...
    6. no sign of said problem when I took it for a spin...

      no sign of said problem when I took it for a spin this morning. I'll check for ATF leak on Friday.

      I'll look into that sensor - thanks.
    7. seeking advice/diagnosis - hesitant acceleration

      I am trying to diagnose potential issues with our 2004 Jetta TDI without having any personal experience with said problems myself. This is word of mouth from my wife - I plan on taking it for a spin...
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      that was just a random pic I took off the web for...

      that was just a random pic I took off the web for an example.

      1988 Fox is definitely CIS-E.
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      I thought I would mention - these symptoms got...

      I thought I would mention - these symptoms got worse. At first idle was rough - but it stabilized once warmed up.
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      I think once I open it up it will all make a lot...

      I think once I open it up it will all make a lot more sense. I may wake up early tomorrow just to pop it open and see if anything looks awry.

      As for the AAR - it's the drum looking thing on the...
    11. yeah, I messed with that a bit. I actually got...

      yeah, I messed with that a bit. I actually got new seals from MKIAutoHaus at one point...but they were pretty ****ty quality. a bit of silicone spray and I got one in without tearing it apart.

      I...
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      Thanks for that info/diagnosis! That makes a lot...

      Thanks for that info/diagnosis! That makes a lot of sense - and after reading that section of the Bentley - I have to give that a whirl. I would be PSYCHED if it were really that simple and if I...
    13. :beer: CHEERS!

      :beer: CHEERS!
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      power loss/stalling and hot start issues

      I was hoping I could get some help diagnosing some issues I'm having lately. If read through the Bentley and I have some tests to run - but I don't have a fuel pressure tester and was hoping I could...
    15. possibly fuel accumulator? Anyone have similar...

      possibly fuel accumulator?

      Anyone have similar experience?
    16. so, I got that all reinstalled....but the car...

      so, I got that all reinstalled....but the car still dies when I take my foot off the gas....if I leave even just the smallest amount of pressure on the gas I won't stall - otherwise the engine just...
    17. just got around to checking in on this thread....

      just got around to checking in on this thread. thanks a lot guys. this should help.

      It's gotten pretty bad - I stall at idle every time now...even after warmed up.

      I need to get under the hood...
    18. thanks, that's helpful. I know once I pull the...

      thanks, that's helpful. I know once I pull the parts out it will start making sense to be again.

      if I remember correctly there is a fitting that drops down off the end of the boot - one side goes...
    19. help needed - Vaccum Lines/Idle Boost Valve

      Oh, and ideally from a non-AC car. It's probably not much different, but I know there's an extra line in there somewhere.

      Cheers.
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      welcome. changing the head gasket is...

      welcome.

      changing the head gasket is relatively simple. one main suggestion I have - and I am sure this is of all head work - make sure you follow the order of tightening the bolts suggested in...
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