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    1. In. :thumbup:

      In. :thumbup:
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      Welcome to the forum. Please read the FAQ thread...

      Welcome to the forum. Please read the FAQ thread entitled "READ THIS FIRST.". It has lots of good info, just like the question you asked.

      Here's the relevant portion for you:...
    3. Where are you located? I'm in Mira Mesa.

      Where are you located?

      I'm in Mira Mesa.
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      There is a drain for water that comes into the...

      There is a drain for water that comes into the HVAC system via the duct under the cabin air filter. Check low on the engine side of the firewall, for the rubber nipple. Use a small hook to open it...
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      It was indeed, and at the time no one had a...

      It was indeed, and at the time no one had a solution as it wasn't a common problem yet. I ended up calling VWofA Customer Support about it, as the seatbelts were an item covered by federal mandated...
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      I normally don't advocate violent behavior to...

      I normally don't advocate violent behavior to sort out a problem, but in the case of this issue, I found that simply lowering the seat forward, and then slamming it back into place quickly a couple...
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      Also, if you bend the line farther down, you can...

      Also, if you bend the line farther down, you can align it properly so the valve is vertical, not at an angle, and you won't need to modify the valve assembly for your manifold gauges to fit.
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      Hit up any auto parts store. It's not a VW...

      Hit up any auto parts store. It's not a VW specific part. Universal fit, comes with a new o-ring. $2.99 at Autozone and you're on your way.
      The one you have probably just has a worn o-ring, but...
    9. Next phase of repair & upkeep: -replacing all...

      Next phase of repair & upkeep:

      -replacing all coolant flanges, thermostat, fan switch
      -replacing ignition coil (bought a used one earlier this year, which was apparently a little weak. Found a...
    10. Thread: AC UNdelete

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      I just did a complete rebuild of my AC system in...

      I just did a complete rebuild of my AC system in my 93 this past year.

      Removed the dash, completely rebuilt the HVAC control box, new control panel, new evaporator core, new heater core, new...
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      Nice. The exact same neighborhood I'm living in,...

      Nice. The exact same neighborhood I'm living in, in my Mk4 R32 as well.
      That's not a bad spot to be in. Faster than the vast majority of the FWD cars, and whether you beat an AWD or a RWD...
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      You nailed it. Green is the light frequency...

      You nailed it.

      Green is the light frequency that our eyes are most sensitive to, thus if you use green illumination, you can use it at a very low light level at night and still be able to see it,...
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      That could be a sign of a microswitch in your...

      That could be a sign of a microswitch in your driver side door latch going bad as well. When it fails, the pump doesn't prime on door opening.
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      I'll be there :)

      I'll be there :)
    15. Big Monthly San Diego Meet - Wednesday April 2 in Clairemont Mesa

      Big Monthly San Diego Meet - Wednesday April 2 in Clairemont Mesa

      Date: Wednesday April 2, 2014
      Time: 7PM til 10PM
      Location: Lolita's & Tea Station in Clairemont Mesa, corner of Ruffner &...
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      I was appreciating my AWD today by changing the...

      I was appreciating my AWD today by changing the front & rear diff fluid, haldex fluid & filter, and fixing the slop in the O2MQ input shaft.
    17. http://ct.fra.bz/ol/fz/sw/i60/5/7/23/frabz-POWER-C...

      http://ct.fra.bz/ol/fz/sw/i60/5/7/23/frabz-POWER-CONVERTERS-I-was-going-into-Tosche-Station-to-pick-some-up-d8d0aa.jpg
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      Some maintenance time today. Changed the front...

      Some maintenance time today.
      Changed the front and rear differential oil
      did the O2M transmission shim install to fix the input shaft slop
      changed the haldex fluid & filter
      changed the engine...
    19. Had to repair my driver side harness again...

      Had to repair my driver side harness again yesterday - one of the smaller grounds snapped again. Added more wire length to it to relieve tension on the bundle.

      Also had to repair my passenger...
    20. I'm not sure discussing out in the open on vortex...

      I'm not sure discussing out in the open on vortex about where you stash your very important and important tool is the wisest move for security, if you plan to leave it in the car when you walk away...
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