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    1. Great job capturing the feel of the show... and...

      Great job capturing the feel of the show... and loved the Cowrrado, too... well, up until you broke it. :D
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      Wow, came over to the PNW regional forum to see...

      Wow, came over to the PNW regional forum to see PWL car show pics, and caught an episode of Grey's Anatomy in the process... :what: :laugh: :peace: :D
    3. Shining... polishing... foaming... vacuuming......

      Shining... polishing... foaming... vacuuming... all for the show-n-shine. Can't imagine the amount of shining up I'd be doing if I actually had it in "car show" condition!

      Here's to hoping weather...
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      Very nice... reminds me of Road Boss' GTI. Same...

      Very nice... reminds me of Road Boss' GTI. Same color and same 15" snowflakes.

      Interesting design on the kick panel speaker pods... they don't get in the way at all?
    5. Just registered for show'n shine... ...

      Just registered for show'n shine...

      http://i801.photobucket.com/albums/yy293/Jethro70_bucket/1984%20VW%20RABBIT%20GTI/IMG_0351.jpg

      Now I just need to shine it up and then show up.
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      Car is beautiful overall... but front euro bumper...

      Car is beautiful overall... but front euro bumper looks funny. Did you drill and fasten just in front of the wheel well, or did you go with the floppy ears install?
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      Actually it's pre-1979 model year... from the...

      Actually it's pre-1979 model year... from the sticky: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4775492-Some-Mk1-history-tidbits-I-wasn-t-aware-of...

      "In July of '78, VW started production of the...
    8. Not much original left on that one... the...

      Not much original left on that one... the snowflakes, flares, and GTI badge are about all I see that are original... door panels don't have red striping on them. Paint is obviously not original, and...
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      Yes, the aluminum strip is original equipment....

      Yes, the aluminum strip is original equipment. The carpet goes between the aluminum strip and the back seat, with the little straps (in 3 places) mounting between the aluminum strip and the carpet,...
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      Found out I need to replace a leaky fuel...

      Found out I need to replace a leaky fuel accumulator... :(
    11. I am the third, and hopefully the final owner....

      I am the third, and hopefully the final owner. I've thought of selling a few times over the years, but the dang thing is just a part of me... I would lose a part of my soul if I got rid of it. Thus...
    12. Hard to believe I've owned this POS for almost 22...

      Hard to believe I've owned this POS for almost 22 years...
      http://i801.photobucket.com/albums/yy293/Jethro70_bucket/1984%20VW%20RABBIT%20GTI/IMG_0405.jpg

      Most unreliable car I've ever owned......
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      Oh snap, does that color bring back memories! My...

      Oh snap, does that color bring back memories! My dad had almost that exact same color combo when I was about 11 years old (~1981) -- same vinyl interior, too. That was one uncomfortable back seat,...
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      JP- Your pics aren't showing up. I think you need...

      JP- Your pics aren't showing up. I think you need to adjust your PhotoBucket privacy settings to allow the "public" to see them.
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      Yes, carpeted just like the side panels with the...

      Yes, carpeted just like the side panels with the speaker grills. Here are a few more shots:

      Passenger's side rear seat attachment:...
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      Here's the best one I have on photobucket... let...

      Here's the best one I have on photobucket... let me know if there are any specific areas you want a pic of and I will take some shots:
      ...
    17. '84 Rabbit GTI -- fuel vapor canister issue?

      NEVERMIND: Drove some more today, and the smell is definitely coming from the area down by the fuel pump, not from the gas filling area.

      Did a search and figured out what the fuel vapor canister...
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      Plugged Charcoal Canister? '84 GTI

      Did a search and figured out what the fuel vapor canister does, now trying to find out if this sounds like a plugged canister...

      Problem: I can smell gas outside the car after shutting down....
    19. Wow, seems like the Rabbit GTI forum today... ...

      Wow, seems like the Rabbit GTI forum today...

      Just took my GTI out onto the driveway and let it idle for about 10 minutes. Crawled down along side and couldn’t see anything leaking, nothing...
    20. :thumbup: Looking really nice.

      :thumbup: Looking really nice.
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