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      It is not looking like I am going to be able to...

      It is not looking like I am going to be able to find a battery to suit my needs that will fit in my battery tray.. The group 65 is the largest battery I can fit, because of height constraints.

      I...
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      BVZ, glad to see you're alive and hopefully well!...

      BVZ, glad to see you're alive and hopefully well!


      OP, if the car has AC and PS the timing job will take a little longer.. First time, expect to take anywhere from 3-7 hours easy. If you can...
    3. the only place there is to hookup ;) the...

      the only place there is to hookup ;)

      the drivers side of the head where the pressure sensor is.
    4. People with tall batteries, I need you to measure your battery for me please!! :)

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7035365-Think-this-battery-will-fit-in-an-mk1


      I am thinking of getting a Group 29 Marine start/deep battery with 120Ah and 675CCA and it is 9" to the...
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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-X8pWK6deQ&list=U...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-X8pWK6deQ&list=UUBF0QSrq2fWNAm0EQNrIv2Q&index=2

      4th and 5th
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      The one now has 160min of reserve.. but i dunno...

      The one now has 160min of reserve.. but i dunno what its Ah rating is if it has much of one. Starting the car in the -30's last winter gave me 4-6 seonds of really fast cranking and then the...
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      Better yet, does anyone think a 9.5" tall battery...

      Better yet, does anyone think a 9.5" tall battery will fit?? The group 65 is a 7.5" tall one, i dunno bout another two inches??

      I might be running one of these big bastards in the trunk!
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      This is what I have now, but it does not have...

      This is what I have now, but it does not have enough reserve.

      http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm307/J_holubek/84%20Jetta/2014-07-21212220_zpsd6119c6e.jpg...
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      TDI's need a minimum of 72ah, 80 recommended.....

      TDI's need a minimum of 72ah, 80 recommended.. this has 100.. Im thinking it will be OMG POWER
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      Think this battery will fit in an mk1??

      Group Size - 27
      Weight - 58 lbs
      Total Warranty Period - 30
      Voltage - 12
      Application - Starting and Deep Cycle
      Dimensions - 12-3/4 x 6-13/16 x 9-7/16-in
      Reserve Capacity - 160
      Free Warranty...
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      Is the smoke very fuel smelling? I always use...

      Is the smoke very fuel smelling?

      I always use silicone on both sides of my gaskets for the cam covers, never have leaks. I bet you have a warped valve cover..
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      If you had problems at those temps..... well I...

      If you had problems at those temps..... well I dunno, engines passed dead lol.

      I don't have issues with my 2 idi's until it is colder than -10F
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      It could very well be temperature. 3-4 seconds...

      It could very well be temperature. 3-4 seconds isn't starting properly either ;). It should at most take 3-4 seconds at like -10F.

      Are your glow plugs working? Does it start the same way if you...
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      Depends on your climate, it needs coolant in it.....

      Depends on your climate, it needs coolant in it.. so don't let anyone tell you that you can straight water. I mean you can, but **** will get wird with no lube or chemicals to keep everything happy. ...
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      I use the red diesel rated, or GM orange Dexcool...

      I use the red diesel rated, or GM orange Dexcool stuff in mine. Whatever is rated for an aluminum cooling system (water pump, head, rad, heater core are all aluminum)

      Oil, depends on where you...
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      Uhm? Diesel. lol Cetane, not Octane. No...

      Uhm? Diesel. lol

      Cetane, not Octane.

      No lean if you run out of squirt either. Just loose cooling, EGT's will rise and engine will loose VE.
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      My body lines have been bondo filled for 7-8...

      My body lines have been bondo filled for 7-8 years of 365 Canadian driving.. Sooo LOL
    18. Proper diagnosis list for vacuum locks on an 88 Jetta.

      One day they just stopped working, pump doesn't run. I do not know if the pump has died, or if the switch in the drivers door has stopped sending a signal?

      I guess I will pull the wires at the...
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      Red and brown i think is that sides speaker wires...

      Red and brown i think is that sides speaker wires for the front? Maybe it was glove box lights?
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      Kinda seems like you have another head or gasket...

      Kinda seems like you have another head or gasket issue.. its clearly bubbling in to the coolant. If it was "boiling over" with no pressure in the system.. something aint working right.
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