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    1. just an idea Joosh, a quick test is look at the...

      just an idea Joosh, a quick test is look at the timing belt... some pullies / belts can wear and skip when the inertia from 3000 to 1000 jolts... tranny has a mark and the front pully for TDC, sure...
    2. Love it, like to see the time also!! as Milo...

      Love it, like to see the time also!! as Milo mentioned a torn mount, if running again I would loosen the front snubber mount and force it down to pre-load it, this stops the vertical rotation of the...
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      Love the layout, let us know how accurate the...

      Love the layout, let us know how accurate the gauges are over time on fuel, temp, oil psi... wonder if I could just do the speedo?
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      First, what is your location if asking that...

      First, what is your location if asking that question, I know there was one (Fox Wagon) near Bellingham, WA.... but they all look OK until you tear the carpet or my case my Rocker panel, I msg'd those...
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      steer rack mounted and testing with a larger...

      steer rack mounted and testing with a larger booster, I cut some cardboard templates to fab some tower braces... been stewing on it for a few days on the design, I need to take some pics and run it...
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      Yeah, 5 to 8k..I was offered by a buddy to paint...

      Yeah, 5 to 8k..I was offered by a buddy to paint my car, labor was free but means hrs of sanding and dent removal on my part...I would just make a mess of things.. engine bay/interior done in my own...
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      Prime & wet sanding, repeat 4x... gotta give it...

      Prime & wet sanding, repeat 4x... gotta give it up to auto body guys
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      Measure your rear beam if it's not completely...

      Measure your rear beam if it's not completely broke, I pulled Jetta rear beam for the disk and calipers, not sure about the width or the beam pivot point mounting holes... but I've got that beam on a...
    9. Booster upgrade and from the Britt... or Jamie...

      Booster upgrade and from the Britt... or Jamie not sure but here's the link, http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?3210209

      So wanting to keep the orig mount but found out Jetta booster has...
    10. Thanks Milo, I had a look last night and saw the...

      Thanks Milo, I had a look last night and saw the rivets, easy enough to grind off from the inside... I noticed approx sized socket of 10mm head bolts, fairly small and guessing these are the ones!...
    11. I saw those rivots, what bloody engineer would...

      I saw those rivots, what bloody engineer would add those? under the cowl... as long as it's not under the 1" think undercoating lmfao, thanks Milo! See if I can make quick work of it, not I'll need...
    12. I'll check the manual on dash removal but I have...

      I'll check the manual on dash removal but I have a feeling it will be vauge... this weekend I finished all seams stitched, minus the frame/rust repair on the passenger side which I need to weld a...
    13. been working all week stitching every seam in the...

      been working all week stitching every seam in the front end, had Regan drop by with his new rear stress bar and will make a basic adapter for him, otherwise will be filling firewall holes soon and...
    14. I found out I didn't need to remove the steering...

      I found out I didn't need to remove the steering wheel, or the signal cluster.. just the boot, pickle fork and rack FML...I could use a phone call to aid me thru the removal of the dash, this is my...
    15. Is anyone else having issues with photo...

      Is anyone else having issues with photo bucket???? keep saying down for maintenance

      Anyways, just back into town from some Washington car shows and into the garage, finally got the steering rack...
    16. Did you get this going? Throwing parts isn't the...

      Did you get this going? Throwing parts isn't the best, I was helping my buddy with his 79 rabbit (wouldn't fire) and as he was turning it over I cracked the banjo to cylinder one and no fuel came...
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      Input shaft bearing is when no foot is on the...

      Input shaft bearing is when no foot is on the pedal, and cruising in 4th gear the noise is not present...otherwise a loose clutch dampening spring

      If the pedal is engaged and the noise is bad......
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      that does look awesome... hows it for finding...

      that does look awesome... hows it for finding parts over there?
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      If it's the same valve in my 88, it should have a...

      If it's the same valve in my 88, it should have a vacuum line attached, mine was red unless other models, years, or optional AC had mech/cable line control?? Milo, you aware of other valves?

      I had...
    20. Thanks Milo, big part of the mad plan is avoiding...

      Thanks Milo, big part of the mad plan is avoiding weight gain, if my car would stop eating doughnuts... like to get corner scales, wonder if bathroom types could suffice?
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