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      i have one from ebay good price you have...

      i have one from ebay

      good price you have shipped


      i had to gently massage the inner circle of mine to fit

      i put brass "wood" screws on so they dont rust like the originals
      same thread...
    2. interesting i like the black paint on the center...

      interesting i like the black paint on the center caps
      going to do that to mine to go with the black painted wheels

      glws
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      OEM is best

      OEM is best
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      http://www.odometergears.com/products/Volkswagen/M...

      http://www.odometergears.com/products/Volkswagen/Mechanical+Speedometer/19

      remove yours
      count the teeth
      buy the new one


      tach is through the fusebox from the ignition coil
    5. modern cars with "flex-fuel" branding no problem...

      modern cars with "flex-fuel" branding no problem
      however

      on older cars the alcohol can break down the rubber on fuel line components
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      no maybe he's right the rear seat does weigh...

      no maybe he's right

      the rear seat does weigh less than the radiator fan!
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      love the euro oil cooler so much better than...

      love the euro oil cooler
      so much better than junk sold to america
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      #1 idea of the day sell your car to someone...

      #1 idea of the day

      sell your car to someone who can properly take care of it.






      x2
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      the factory seam sealer doesnt always do a good...

      the factory seam sealer doesnt always do a good job


      any replacement you find should be adequate, just make sure it is sealed tight



      "black goo" could be factory cosmoline -- added at the...
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      agreed if you buy an electric antenna then wire...

      agreed if you buy an electric antenna then wire up a switch to control if it is up or down

      you dont need antenna power when playing tapes, cd, aux, sd, usb, etc.
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      the tie rods only move when the wheel is going up...

      the tie rods only move when the wheel is going up and down in the suspension

      hit a bump -- clunk

      it would be more noticable on bumpy roads

      but yes when you accel/brake the front suspension...
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      need to finish the same rust project on my 78...

      need to finish the same rust project on my 78
      the body trim caused quite a lot of rust at every hole
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      yes the fender hole is the same only...

      yes the fender hole is the same

      only difference was the square antenna peg vs round antenna peg
      nothing on the body was changed


      your link -- i have one of those installed on my 81
      and i...
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      dont forget the dust boot covers for the front...

      dont forget the dust boot covers for the front and rear
      this helps keep dirt off the piston of the shock/strut and helps it last a lot longer by not wearing out the seal

      IMO the "oem" ones are...
    15. sup wayne imma take your ebrake, dented up...

      sup wayne

      imma take your ebrake, dented up fuel trim ring, and pictures of the rearview mirror


      so, send pictures to my pm (especially the rearview mirror)
    16. im sure you never noticed but all the side body...

      im sure you never noticed but all the side body trim is upside down...
    17. power for the fusebox comes directly from the...

      power for the fusebox comes directly from the battery on a large red wire

      early wabbits plug into the H terminals on the back (all are battery terminals)
      late westy have a "Batt" plug which is...
    18. good luck replacing all of the door window seals...

      good luck replacing all of the door window seals to prevent water accumulation inside the doors
      thats probally where some of the residual water evaporates from causing humidity



      one car i keep...
    19. the o2 switch in the heater flange isnt really...

      the o2 switch in the heater flange isnt really required except for warmup
      i ran with a dead one for a few years

      http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a220/chickenfriend/056919369AA.jpg

      replacement...
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      chicken's steering rack thread btw ...

      chicken's steering rack thread btw

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4305761-Steering-rack-clunk-or-clink-More-pre-load&highlight=rack

      read it and consider before buying that meyle.
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