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      1956 Beetle for Sale

      see:

      http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1715531
    2. That make's sense. The only thing that's still a...

      That make's sense. The only thing that's still a mystery to me is why the A/C stopped working right before the pump went out. I drove 10 miles to work this morning, right after replacing the fuel...
    3. Thanks for the replies. I ended up replacing the...

      Thanks for the replies. I ended up replacing the fuel pump. Here's the whole long story in case anyone's interested:

      I replaced the fuel filter, which turned out to be a bit of a pain. The star...
    4. Here's an update. I got the Haynes manual at...

      Here's an update. I got the Haynes manual at Advance Auto and went through the procedures for checking the fuel pump. I couldn't hear anything from the pump while starting. I looked at the voltage...
    5. Car won't start - hear hard drive clicking spinning sound

      Hi all. I'm a fairly new owner of a 2002 W8 Passat. A few days ago I was leaving the grocery store to come home. The car usually starts right up. This time is took 2 or 3 tries of cranking the...
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      I am interested. I just sent you a PM.

      I am interested. I just sent you a PM.
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      Thanks for all the info everyone. Maybe I'll...

      Thanks for all the info everyone. Maybe I'll start looking around for a 1.8.

      FYI, for anyone who lives in Connecticut/Rhode Island area, I recently met a mechanic at Eastern Wholesalers in...
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      Thanks for the info. Has anyone here ever put a...

      Thanks for the info. Has anyone here ever put a different engine in their Dasher or B1? Could a diesel engine from the same year go right in?
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      Cracked Block

      Hi all. I have a 1980 Dasher Wagon, Automatic, non-diesel, stock 1.6L 4 cyl. engine. Unfortunately, there is a crack from one of the coolant passages to the outside, not into the cylinders. I...
    10. I'm replying a bit late to this, but I just want...

      I'm replying a bit late to this, but I just want to warn everyone about GEX engines. I have heard absolutely horrible things regarding their "rebuilt" Beetle engines and have been told by many...
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      Okay, I may have answered my own question. ...

      Okay, I may have answered my own question. Here's a photo of a 1980 Dasher Diesel engine. The coolant expansion tank is on the right of the photo, just behind the radiator. That looks like the one...
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      I guess no one knows the part number. I fiddled...

      I guess no one knows the part number. I fiddled around with it a bit more. I turns out that where I thought the tank sat in the engine compartment doesn't work because the hood won't close with it...
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      Coolant Expansion Tank Part Number

      I have a 1980 Dasher wagon, non-diesel. It didn't come with an coolant expansion tank, so I got one off of a 1980 Dasher diesel. I'm not sure what body style it was. Anyway, I'm not sure if the...
    14. No, it's fuel injected.

      No, it's fuel injected.
    15. Nevermind about the flickr thing. I figured it...

      Nevermind about the flickr thing. I figured it out. Here are the pics of my new brown beauty.

      http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2481/5713257139_283ea1ec61_b.jpg...
    16. Hey, why didn't my photos come through. Is there...

      Hey, why didn't my photos come through. Is there a problem with using photos posted on flickr?
    17. New Owner of 1980 Dasher with a few questions

      Hi everyone. I just got my first ever watercooled VW about a month ago - 1980 Dasher automatic, pretty much all stock, with just over 52,000 original miles. I bought it from a mechanic who fixed it...
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