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      I ended up rebuilding the alternator myself. It...

      I ended up rebuilding the alternator myself. It was actually very easy to do and only took a little while.

      I left the bearings because they were fine, I just repacked them.

      New Rectifier,...
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      Oh Okay, well the plug is 2 terminal plug, there...

      Oh Okay, well the plug is 2 terminal plug, there was only 1 wire using the one terminal and thought it was odd.
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      yeah, a single wire, D shaped plug and then there...

      yeah, a single wire, D shaped plug and then there is the thick battery wire. It plugs in to the voltage regulator.
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      Alternator wire question

      As I'm installing the alternator, I notice that the plug is a two wire plug but only one wire. The 'D' shaped plug. I don't see any broken and no terminal in the plug so I assume it only uses the one...
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      http://www.3dzubehor.com/Rover/Boschrepair.html ...

      http://www.3dzubehor.com/Rover/Boschrepair.html


      BOOM! I'll tear it out tonight!
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      Yeah I know. When I was a teen there were shops...

      Yeah I know. When I was a teen there were shops that rebuilt starters alternators vacuums, you name it. Now, everything is throw away. I know the pulley is shot too because it has been squealing at...
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      99-02 120amp Alternator

      Hey my alternator took a crap after 14 years and 240K miles. The best price I found for a rebuilt unit was on rockauto. Is there a rebuild kit for these? Are there still local starter and alternator...
    8. I just went out and checked, 12.5 volts at the...

      I just went out and checked, 12.5 volts at the battery, started the car, checked and it was down to 12.2 volts at idle, at 3KRPM it dropped again to 12.17.

      Checked the fuse, it's fine.


      240K...
    9. Gauges dash lights climate control headlights electrical problem

      2000 GTi VR GLX
      240K miles
      Euro switch, DRL disabled: 10+ years ago

      It started about 6 months ago, I would turn on the headlights and all the other lights would come right on, but the headlights...
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      The MKIV low and high beams do NOT use a relay....

      The MKIV low and high beams do NOT use a relay. The DRL Relay is for the DRL and interfaces with the E-Brake switch.


      The power for the low beams comes off the Headlight Switch and powers up the...
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      The city lights come on with the running lights,...

      The city lights come on with the running lights, the headlights are independent of the city lights and parking lights.


      I think the headlight switch is on it's way out but before I swap it, I was...
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      Yes. 2.8 VR6 Technical Forum. The MKIV forum...

      Yes. 2.8 VR6 Technical Forum.

      The MKIV forum in general is about momo steering wheels cold air intakes. The more technical folks are here.
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      Low Beam Headlights not working. MKIV

      Hey guys, am looking in to a problem wth my headlights not working.

      When I turn the headlight switch on, I was not getting power at both right and left side fuses. I chcked the book and found a...
    14. http://images.craigslist.org/00G0G_9NPl2tx58q1_600...

      http://images.craigslist.org/00G0G_9NPl2tx58q1_600x450.jpg


      Those seats pictured in the ad are also mine for the Cabby.

      Good luck with your project.
    15. Hey man, whats up. Those visors are mine, Tim did...

      Hey man, whats up. Those visors are mine, Tim did they for my Mountain Green 80 Diesel project. The green thread matches the LE6B paint code. He is a legit guy and does awesome work. He did the...
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      I figured most of these bug guys that would go to...

      I figured most of these bug guys that would go to this extreme on a car like this would also choose an OEM color.

      Even if it is not an OEM color, a name or code would still be good.
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      Green Paint Color Code

      http://volkswagenownersclub.com/vw/attachment.php?attachmentid=16265&d=1386725825


      Does anyone know the name and/or paint code for this shade? I'm not even sure it's an OEM color.
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      On solid colors, I remove the parts so that I...

      On solid colors, I remove the parts so that I don't get any dry edges, i like to be able to get the clear coat all the way around the panel and in the edge, it just looks cleaner like that.

      I...
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      I am surprised at the cost of labor too but they...

      I am surprised at the cost of labor too but they have a business to run, benefits, employees, insurance, it all adds up.

      I have to tell ya, just the BS items, like filters, acetone, mixing cups...
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      I feel ya. I'm more familiar with what i use and...

      I feel ya. I'm more familiar with what i use and will probably stick with that. I estimated 2 Gal, I'm taking a guess here. Solid color, no metallic, not sure on some pearl in the clear yet, but I'll...
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