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      Got an alignment.

      I had replaced the suspension late last year and didn't get it done before putting it away for the winter so I was due for one. I replaced the ball joints last week, and I also...
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      Wanted to bring it out of storage, then we got 4...

      Wanted to bring it out of storage, then we got 4 more inches of snow. Grrr.

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    3. A local shop (VIP Autoworks...

      A local shop (VIP Autoworks, Mentor, OH) fabbed up a set of custom door pockets for a friend's MK2. Fits a 6.5" driver and looks nearly OEM. Not sure if the pics will work, but here goes:
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    4. Can the Jetta trunk lock be adapted to work with...

      Can the Jetta trunk lock be adapted to work with a Golf hatch by swapping the cylinder over?

      Thanks,
      -Brett.
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      I have two boys (6 & 8) and a MK2 as a toy/summer...

      I have two boys (6 & 8) and a MK2 as a toy/summer car. Depending on their height your boys might or might not actually need a booster. I am lucky that my kids inherited my freak height and the rear...
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      Depending on your location, here's a guy with a...

      Depending on your location, here's a guy with a running 2.0 16V long block for $200 : http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?t=6916149

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      This is you, I assume?...

      This is you, I assume? http://pages.ebay.com/motors/link/?nav=item.view&id=131118825157

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    8. Re: New control arms - are poly bushings worth it?

      Thanks for that! So I'll just stick with the OEM bushings and call it a day. They are brand spanking new A arms with new OEM bushings, so I should be OK.

      Thanks all.

      -Brett.


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    9. New control arms - are poly bushings worth it?

      I picked up some new control arms with bushings when VW put them on clearance a while back. I also picked up an Energy Suspension poly bushing kit off Amazon for relatively cheap with the intention...
    10. Thread: Floor mats

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      Ha! I thought I was the only one. I saw that same...

      Ha! I thought I was the only one. I saw that same thing last year so I figured "why not" and used a credit card with a good protection policy. The same result here:



      -Brett.
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      They didn't work for me either. Is this you? ...

      They didn't work for me either. Is this you?

      https://plus.google.com/113014025662704817272/photos?banner=pwa

      I see some pics in there.

      [free bump]

      -Brett.
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      This site has a pretty up to date listing of...

      This site has a pretty up to date listing of what's out there so you have an idea of what you're looking for:
      http://www.southtexasdiecast.com/hwguide/2014th.html

      -Brett.
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      Bump for a local. What part of Cleveland? I don't recall seeing this car around, but then again I stick mostly to the east side 'burbs.

      -Brett.
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      Thanks, Adam. I doubt it will ever be Top Dog...

      Thanks, Adam. I doubt it will ever be Top Dog status (unless I win the lottery) but my hope is to have it continually improve. This was the right car for me - driveable right out of the box, and a...
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      My MK2 2013 year in review

      I don't post much on here but I wanted somewhere to log my progress to date. I've been a MKII fan since “back in the day” when I had my first VW, an '88 GTI 16V that I bought in 1994. It was nice...
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      Google the following (without the quotes) : "YOUR...

      Google the following (without the quotes) : "YOUR SEARCH TERMS site:craigslist.org"

      That will return results from country wide. Extra bonus points for using another search term to only search...
    17. More information on this one here. Looks like a...

      More information on this one here. Looks like a respray.

      http://www.mk2vr6.com/board/viewtopic.php?t=1208

      -Brett.
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      I'm going to guess that no new techniques have...

      I'm going to guess that no new techniques have surfaced in the 2 years since this thread was posted? I recently picked up a replacement dash that's a lot nicer than mine, with the exception of a...
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      Any experience with "Westlake" brand?

      I'm trying to find some 195/50-15's for my MKII and a couple local places carry Westlake brand. I've never heard of it and I can't seem to find any decent reviews. (That should tell me something,...
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      This help?...

      This help?

      -Brett.
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