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    1. Crap. We opened the end of the transaxle and...

      Crap.
      We opened the end of the transaxle and found a hub spring had come loose. It fits in a similar way to the ring clip on the clutch.
      Also the shifter arm which has 2 tabs to shift the ring gear...
    2. Parts took longer than they said. HOPEFULLY I'll...

      Parts took longer than they said. HOPEFULLY I'll have them tomorrow...
    3. $80 for the synchro, $40 for the needle...

      $80 for the synchro, $40 for the needle bearing...
      Order by noon today and I can have it tomorrow....

      Guess what I am doing this weekend?
    4. I know with the O2O you can remove the cover at...

      I know with the O2O you can remove the cover at the DS to access the 5th gear. Can this be done with the O2J?
      Any one know of a video that shows the job?
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      I have known and purchased from Peter for about...

      I have known and purchased from Peter for about 15 years.
      and I WILL trust him to get me the parts again.
    6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sheTKD03hmo I...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sheTKD03hmo

      I adjusted the shifter according to the video and went for a drive.
      It definitely feels like its being "pushed" out of the 5th gate after releasing the...
    7. %th gear popping out. 2000 turbo Beetle.

      My daughter and I just returned from a 2100 mile driving holiday in a 2000 Turbo Beetle. Ran perfectly the whole time.
      But now 5th gear is popping out and will grind if held in place.


      I changed...
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      Sigh. $29.00 in oil and its still doing it. Off...

      Sigh. $29.00 in oil and its still doing it. Off to the transmission section for me.
      Thanks!
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      5th gear problem

      My daughter and I just returned from a 2100 mile driving holiday in a 2000 Turbo Beetle. Ran perfectly the whole time.
      But now 5th gear is popping out and will grind if held in place.

      All fluids...
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      Have safe trips every one. Damn it feels weird...

      Have safe trips every one.
      Damn it feels weird to be at work when I should be well past Rochester.......

      This is my FIRST missed Cincy :(
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      Starting the swap, I was going to drop the PS...

      Starting the swap, I was going to drop the PS axle on the 81. That when the wheel bearing decided to self destruct.
      Replaced, 2 hours later (I HATE that inner circlip...) and off for a test drive....
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      Slaps forehead.... Roll the 88 in and pull a...

      Slaps forehead....

      Roll the 88 in and pull a good axle. Replace with the one in the garage.
      Roll it out and pull in the 81...

      Pull the bad axle and replace with the one from the 88...

      That...
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      I can have a replacement by tomorrow morning at...

      I can have a replacement by tomorrow morning at 7:30. 45 minute swap..
      But I have to be outta here by 5 am..
      Crap...
      I DO have a spare PS axle...
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      Just realised that. Its published now. And yes,...

      Just realised that. Its published now.
      And yes, it does change with RPM. Most noisy at 55+
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      Noisy bearing?

      AARRGGHH. I hear a grinding, rather loud, from the PS when at high speed. I figured it was the bearing.
      But when jacked, the tire is solid and does not wobble. Rotating I hear & feel just smooth...
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      Sorry about the delay. It worked well for the...

      Sorry about the delay. It worked well for the last few weeks and became problematic again today.
      Its a 2000 turbo beetle with a 5 spd manual
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      2000 turbo beetle and reverce shift

      It got really cold here today and for some reason, the transaxle would not go into reverse.
      It kept engaging 1st.
      Any idea what to look for?
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      The parts are from Draco, the Cosmos Silver MKI I...

      The parts are from Draco, the Cosmos Silver MKI I had a few years back. This is NOT VICTOR!

      The rust made it impossible to repair. Sooo. I cut it and preserved any of the sheet metal I could.
      Its...
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      Need cash fast. I will have a list of tools &...

      Need cash fast.

      I will have a list of tools & equipment to post as well.
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      Posted today in the for sale area

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6701103-FS-MKI-Scirocco-body-parts
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