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      those window cranks look beautiful too bad...

      those window cranks look beautiful

      too bad they dont come complete with the tan insert and the tan buffer ring between the door card
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      it takes about 3 hours to relay and rewire the...

      it takes about 3 hours to relay and rewire the headlights if you take your time and check everything

      i have relayed both of my cars and the improvement is noticable
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      do a compression test and leak down test the...

      do a compression test and leak down test
      the leak down will tell you a lot more information


      head gasket job and associated replacements. (replace all kinds of gaskets, new WP, new T-stat...)
      ...
    4. dont forget lambos, ferraris, deloreans,...

      dont forget lambos, ferraris, deloreans, mercedes, etc.....
    5. ya ill buy all those window cranks. rain...

      ya ill buy all those window cranks.

      rain gutter trim
      arch trim

      door panels
      anything tan interior that is usable


      if you feel like being super send me that passenger tail light reverse lens
    6. DOING IT WRONG -- REMOVE REAR SHOCKS FOR...

      DOING IT WRONG

      --
      REMOVE REAR SHOCKS FOR MORE LOW

      http://images.craigslist.org/00808_eV5Ma5mepZC_600x450.jpg

      1972 rabbit...love it

      just take the thing off his hands before he ruins it...
    7. it depends how thick the metal is i suppose...

      it depends how thick the metal is
      i suppose sheet metal would be thick enough

      but at work i can walk around and pull out the self tappers with my fingers...
    8. most any small metal screw will work dont use...

      most any small metal screw will work
      dont use self tappers, they will back out...use a metal screw with a button head

      i have sent a set of complete screws for the headlight bucket to someone...
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      ....nope i have not seen a jetta fusebox to know...

      ....nope i have not seen a jetta fusebox to know or messed with the newer 83+ 1.8L engine bays other than rip parts out of junkyards
      most of my wiring has been done on the early rabbits (my 78)
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      this is possible my 78 came with the orig FD...

      this is possible

      my 78 came with the orig FD in the box of parts in the trunk
      found out why it was bad later on...

      http://i.imgur.com/a2IpO.jpg
    11. black wheel new hardware for hubcaps new...

      black wheel new hardware for hubcaps
      new tires...
      http://i.imgur.com/vWdCkVC.jpg

      non-ac hvac controls and LED coloring
      its not pink, its cherry reddish
      http://i.imgur.com/ezAXRGh.jpg...
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      westy core support 83 GTI

      my westy core support waits for its day in the fresh air


      http://i.imgur.com/mHELJ2D.jpg

      still needs some prep work before install

      believe me this is far better condition than what is...
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      tire shop told me the same thing have a spare...

      tire shop told me the same thing
      have a spare which never touched the ground from 2006. looks brand new and still holding air

      compared to the 4 which were on the wheels
      they were cracking at...
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      looks like cabby seats wont fit directly into a...

      looks like cabby seats
      wont fit directly into a mk1

      rear im not really sure if they fit at all

      front will fit but will need to swap seatbelt receiver or buckle
    15. plastic or metal?

      plastic or metal?
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      cool do they cover the entire wheel or just...

      cool

      do they cover the entire wheel or just the center like a VW hubcap?
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      you need a dwell/duty volt meter to check the ECU...

      you need a dwell/duty volt meter to check the ECU and o2 status.

      high idle tends to mean vacuum leak
      possibly also incorrectly adjusted vacuum distributor

      idle should be 850-950rpm when warm
      ...
    18. you know the best part about that entire article?...

      you know the best part about that entire article?

      ENGINE BAY AND INTERIOR PHOTO! included.
    19. ....is this your caddy or your jetta?

      ....is this your caddy or your jetta?
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      picked up an engine stand and engine hoist ...

      picked up an engine stand and engine hoist

      http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_21280.jpg...
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