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      I had to replace all 4 lines in my S2 rebuild and...

      I had to replace all 4 lines in my S2 rebuild and this is what I used:

      http://i442.photobucket.com/albums/qq145/MrPill/Slegato/Apr%202010/IMAG0082.jpg

      I bought a roll of brake line, flare nuts...
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      Hey Tony, I used a putty knife and...

      Hey Tony,

      I used a putty knife and screwdrivers to clean off the gross amounts of buildup then used the solvents from my parts cleaner tub and brushes to get off the rest. I then used what Eric...
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      Tranny Time

      After being inspired by Eric's work I decided to really degrease and dress up the original transmission.

      Here's what it looked like to start with:
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      Tony, Thanks for the suggestion but I did try...

      Tony,

      Thanks for the suggestion but I did try this. I had to add too much thickness to get the door latch pin to line up that it threw the front and rear gaps way off.

      Thanks,
      Dan

      P.S....
    5. Eric, What kind of clips did you use to hold...

      Eric,

      What kind of clips did you use to hold this in place and how did you use them?? Also, what type of contact cement was used?

      Thanks,
      Dan
    6. Your welcome my friend. I thought that c/o was a...

      Your welcome my friend. I thought that c/o was a fitting "location" too.

      You must have figureg out those clips since you got the sunroof back together?

      I think it is #7 below. I seem to...
    7. Eric, Let me know if you still need one. I...

      Eric,

      Let me know if you still need one. I also have an extra that seems to be good.
      -Dan
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      I was actually able to place a couple of washers...

      I was actually able to place a couple of washers between the bottom hinge to get the back of the door to move down during troubleshooting the issue. Big problem with this is that the rear gap becomes...
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      Nothing seems out of place or bent but something...

      Nothing seems out of place or bent but something has to be going on with that side? Yes, that was the door I painted and it fit perfectly on the driver's side.

      Thanks!
      Dan
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      Another Clue....

      ....So I went out to the barn to get the other seemingly straight, clean door that I picked up off a low mileage car that was rear ended. I placed it on Gino and had the same result that occurred...
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      So.........

      ......what is the longest build time on record? I'm sure I don't have it but this sure is dragging on, sorry.

      I have lost some pictures of the interior going back together but carpet, rear seat...
    12. Be Safe on you Trip

      Good luck on your journey. Don't hesitate to call if you have any travel issue in the Toledo area, I'll be around. Will PM Eric my phone number in case he does not have it still.
      -Dan
    13. Auto? Where?

      Not sure if this really means it's an automatic and where it is located? You might have already seen it?

      Anyway, "I am looking to sell my project. As it says it is 1984 Scirocco 8v. The car...
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      Take care of my "Kia"

      Joe,

      Nice to met you. I knew it was time to pass it on and hope it serves you well. Hope that you find that I was a good stewart of such a fine automobile.

      -Dan
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      Yes, some do exist.......

      Joe,

      Just sent you a PM.

      Dan

      http://i442.photobucket.com/albums/qq145/MrPill/101_0617.jpg
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      And if I remember correctly, once you remove the...

      And if I remember correctly, once you remove the metal screws, the plastic clips require a quarter turn to line up with the elongated slots.
      -Dan
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      Gramps has been busy.....

      with ME!

      http://i442.photobucket.com/albums/qq145/MrPill/Misc/IMG950522_zps19439674.jpg

      Our first grandchild, Liam was born a month early back in late October. 4lbs, 8oz (which he has doubled...
    18. Nice Dash! ;) -Dan

      Nice Dash! ;)
      -Dan
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      Fixed for you. ...

      Fixed for you.

      http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/zz13/mobleysuede/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_0132_2_zps3edb2bba.jpg
      ...
    20. Sent you a message. This build is looking great...

      Sent you a message. This build is looking great as always. Nice work on the dash!
      -Dan
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