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      Glad you didn't get seriously injured when the...

      Glad you didn't get seriously injured when the fork failed. You'll have a nice setup once all the parts are installed

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      Awesome work! Home ownership on a budget brings...

      Awesome work! Home ownership on a budget brings out the creativity! Beautiful home!

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      http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/21/jamu2uby.jpg...

      http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/21/jamu2uby.jpg what are the plans for the rear fender arches? did you get a new pair of the rear fender rock guards? Or are you reusing the old 85 rock guards?
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      I have been searching high and low for that...

      I have been searching high and low for that steering rack boot for my 85 manual steering rack. Thank you!

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      Been on business trips. So After two weeks off...

      Been on business trips. So After two weeks off the bike, I had a couple hours early Saturday and did a 32 mi!e loop. It felt good the stretch the legs again. But stamina has suffered from the...
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      I've been riding at dusk with big lights. I've...

      I've been riding at dusk with big lights. I've encountered pedestrians who walk in the bike path despite the adjacent walking path which is 15' wide on each side of the bike path. The bright lights...
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      I guess you can close that thread with an...

      I guess you can close that thread with an authoritative answer and put that question to bed permanently.

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      I did not see this mentioned earlier. What...

      I did not see this mentioned earlier.

      What are your plans for rear proportioning valve?
      My MKII was originally equipped with rear drums. The proportioning valves were up front with the master...
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      Anyone here get caught up in the multi agency raid on the car meet at Arts Burgers in El Monte? Witnesses said no unruly behavior and the business was surprised at the police response for an...
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      I believe Jim Hall Kart Racing School in Ventura...

      I believe Jim Hall Kart Racing School in Ventura has open sessions. I've not been there in awhile. They have since moved to a new track

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      Are those Mavic open pros? If theyre still...

      Are those Mavic open pros? If theyre still straight i would keep them. If you still want to update but like to stay vintage, I've found a few NOS rims on eBay. But they are starting to get...
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      I understood the OP as saying he is using the...

      I understood the OP as saying he is using the Corrado G60 steering knuckles up front (11" rotors)

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      Wow! That interior looks great! Sent from my...

      Wow! That interior looks great!

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      One often overlooked item -- Spare Tire

      I assume you have a 4x100 bolt pattern

      One other consideration when doing larger 11" brakes -- The spare tire

      The spare tire you have will likely not be usable in the event you have a flat at...
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      Re: Vintage Hi-Fi gear. Who's into it?

      Wow!! Nice find. The SMG (a)(b) is my favorite speaker.
      I knew right away what you found when you said " room divider"

      There are a few aftermarket stands out there.

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      Re: So, did you ride today? (Details!)

      Experience some of the same yesterday. I found my balance took more effort and found myself wandering off line and onto the shoulder a few times. Not good. It wasn't so much food bonk as it was heat...
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      Re: Introducing the new VWVortex project car

      Wow! 4db is a significant reduction in noise. I will give that a try. Thanks!

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      Another question, my 1985 Golf GL had little to...

      Another question, my 1985 Golf GL had little to no heat insulation between the firewall and the exhaust downpipe.

      It is worth applying some of the commercially available heat shielding to the...
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      Re: Introducing the new VWVortex project car

      I had the same thought. The inside of the doors as well as the inside of the rear quarter panels have no sound deadening materials. Has anyone tried applying sound abatement in those areas? Is it...
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      John, your comment about working on clean parts...

      John, your comment about working on clean parts in a clean environment is so very true.

      It really makes for an enjoyable experience knowing and seeing the parts come together without the...
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