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    1. Thanks for the replies, I wasn't aware anyone was...

      Thanks for the replies, I wasn't aware anyone was canning sem in house, I imagine the local auto body supply can do that.



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      Thanks for that, I will do so. Did you use any vinyl...
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      I probably have a set in a box somewhere,...

      I probably have a set in a box somewhere, possibly in a box I gave to a friend but am getting back.

      probably a NLA part now.
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      It was good to see you too man, it's been ages....

      It was good to see you too man, it's been ages. Lets get together sometime soon and wrench on ****.


      haha, I will have Red going down the road before the year is out I am sure. I would love to...
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      I might have to make the trip down to see it...

      I might have to make the trip down to see it before it's done man, maybe we should do a garage night and I'll lend a hand.
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      in fairness the track car will be pretty safe,...

      in fairness the track car will be pretty safe, even with other drivers, not that I plan on events other than solos.

      I will drive both on the street, so lets hope neither is hit. I literally have...
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      too true... and vortex seems to have killed some...

      too true... and vortex seems to have killed some of my images from the original post... odd..
      ...
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      I'm back, double up time.

      I am sure a few of the old timers here still remember me from a few years back. I had a couple of mk1s and both were rear ended, the second one leaving me to deal with a lot of injury. I had to let...
    8. Indeed they do still have it, that's great! if I...

      Indeed they do still have it, that's great! if I can't restore mine well enough at least I have a good source now. Thanks for the replies, I will update as I find sources.

      They also have the...
    9. Interior restoration, searching for materials

      I'm looking for sources and folks experience with red interior restoration.
      I'd like to match things as closely as possible.

      I'm looking for headliner fabric that is very close to OEM,
      ...
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      Thanks for the replies, I had no idea they all...

      Thanks for the replies, I had no idea they all came with solid mounts, this is the third gti for me and it's the first that is still in original condition. The others were pretty badly molested. I'm...
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      If I recall correctly, yes the macpherson strut...

      If I recall correctly, yes the macpherson strut assembly is larger in diameter. Get spacers.
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      mk1 gti "rally edition?"

      Has anyone heard of an OEM rally edition westy mk1?

      I just picked up a second GTI today, the guy said it was a "rally edition" but the grill badge had been taken. I don't see much that I find...
    13. Looking good, keep it up!

      Looking good, keep it up!
    14. *trying to go from memory here, so don't quote...

      *trying to go from memory here, so don't quote me*

      Are these Junior timer style plugs?

      They mostly sound like CIS-lambda plugs from the 5th injector, 02, and frequency valve.. I am not 100%...
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      Word!

      Word!
    16. Thread: Weird Westy

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      This is true. If it is supposed to have an...

      This is true. If it is supposed to have an accumulator it's outside the tank under the car. The filter goes under the hood. You were half right though, only a moron would remove the filter. You may...
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      I've heard that the passat wiring from certain...

      I've heard that the passat wiring from certain years (I forget which) is much easier to deal with, but hey, it's a swap, some are easy some aren't. I could apply the old "if you have to ask" adage,...
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      Trans won't work... pop the hood and look,...

      Trans won't work... pop the hood and look, transverse v.s. longitudinal mount. You'll need another trans unless you ate feeling brave and want to break an 020
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      There is also a gravity valve that becomes...

      There is also a gravity valve that becomes clogged, common issue. Same location as the vent hose if equipped.
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      The pump always hums, but it does get louder if...

      The pump always hums, but it does get louder if it is clogged and dying.

      Relays usually go out suddenly, sure they sometimes overheat and fail until they can cool down, but I haven't personally...
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