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      The whole reason I'm into VWs today is from...

      The whole reason I'm into VWs today is from watching the Herbie movies so many times as a kid. Dean Jones and Buddy Hacket can live together in a firehouse again in another life, I suppose. :(
    2. That's the truth. It's such a shame that so much...

      That's the truth. It's such a shame that so much of it got crushed. :(
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      Got the motor in and everything hooked up (aside...

      Got the motor in and everything hooked up (aside from the cooling system). Motor doesn't start. :banghead: Been so busy the last couple weeks that I've barely had any time to look at it, though. ...
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      Since my Corrado fan motor took a crap, I don't...

      Since my Corrado fan motor took a crap, I don't have a good Corrado motor to compare current draw. However, I would be very surprised if the current draw in the 3 speeds differs between the Corrado...
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      Subscribed. Been trying to figure out what's...

      Subscribed. Been trying to figure out what's wrong with the ABS in one of my Corrados... :banghead:
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      So out of the box, the Passat fan doesn't work. ...

      So out of the box, the Passat fan doesn't work. The mounting tabs are in a different place and the fan is different. Passat on the left and Corrado on the right....
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      So I'm still trying to get a fan worked out for...

      So I'm still trying to get a fan worked out for one of our corrados... In the meantime, I finally got the brakes working on our other corrado. Been driving it for a couple days, and now I'm not....
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      Never knew that's how that was supposed to work. ...

      Never knew that's how that was supposed to work. Great DIY. Thanks!
    9. I must have missed a thread somewhere... What...

      I must have missed a thread somewhere... What happened?
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6911152-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6911152-Sub-4k-Luxobarge-buying-guide
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      Currently sitting like this. I found that I'm...

      Currently sitting like this. I found that I'm missing a couple parts (metal water pipe and some brackets), so it's pretty much on hold until I can get them... Also, the return line is being REALLY...
    12. PM Sent. :thumbup:

      PM Sent. :thumbup:
    13. WTB: 16v brackets and coolant distribution pipe

      Need a couple parts for the 16v swap on my Rabbit.
      1. Bracket that bolts to the throttle body and holds the throttle cable.
      2. Bracket that holds the ISV.
      3. 16v coolant distribution pipe.

      Got...
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      You also have to remember how old rabbits are...

      You also have to remember how old rabbits are getting. A '74 rabbit is now over 40 years old.
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      Exactly. It looks better than my truck....

      Exactly. It looks better than my truck.
      http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk218/Stromaluski/VW%20Pictures/Rabbit%20Truck/3D395025-5076-4A24-9FAB-465ABC83C506_zpsbupn59fx.jpg
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      People (including me) used to say the same thing...

      People (including me) used to say the same thing about split window buses. Now it's not uncommon to see them sell for $100k or more.
    17. I'll take it, if it's still available. PM sent....

      I'll take it, if it's still available. PM sent. :thumbup:
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      Started with this....

      Started with this.
      http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk218/Stromaluski/VW%20Pictures/Rabbit%20Truck/2DD95286-8B0B-4CC9-A99D-5D0F71BA0ADB_zpshzsmanfp.jpg

      Ended up here. Much better....
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      Since you're in Charlotte, definitely check out...

      Since you're in Charlotte, definitely check out the folks at Monkey Nut (www.monkeynutvw.com). They know their stuff when it comes to aircooleds. :thumbup:
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      Dropped the head off at the machine shop...

      Dropped the head off at the machine shop yesterday to have valve stem seals and valve springs changed. Hoping that I can get it all bolted together this weekend. Wiring is ready, shifter is all...
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