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      The following is very unlikely, but it's worth...

      The following is very unlikely, but it's worth mentioning I think.

      Back with my first 16v I had a knocking sound, it was pretty loud though, especially on the highway. Increased with vehicle...
    2. Poll: On my MkVI I'm using Castrol 5W-40 every 10k, the...

      On my MkVI I'm using Castrol 5W-40 every 10k, the girlfriends Prius gets 5w-30 synthetic every 5k.
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      The never ending search continues.

      The never ending search continues.
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      Really hoping someone from Europe sees this :wave:

      Really hoping someone from Europe sees this :wave:
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      That wheel looks amazing, good choice :thumbup: ...

      That wheel looks amazing, good choice :thumbup:

      I really like everything you've done with the car so far, keep up the good work.
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      Bumping this back up, still looking for a set. ...

      Bumping this back up, still looking for a set. Any colors as long as they work, at the age I can't expect them to be perfect so let me know what you have.
    7. Thanks for the info on this :thumbup: While...

      Thanks for the info on this :thumbup:

      While I'm still hesitant to install the dash I'm a little more at ease now. Living in Chicago we have insane temperature swings, so I'm sure that will be...
    8. Thanks for the replies so far everyone, they're...

      Thanks for the replies so far everyone, they're very much appreciated. As I sort of expected, seems that the best way is everything I mentioned. I am curious if the dash mats will stay in place...
    9. Suggestions for keeping a dash crack free.

      So a few years ago I bought a crack free dash. I took it out of the box once to take pictures and check it out, and it has stayed there since then. I'm a little afraid to install it (kinda dumb...
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      Checking in again. Car has been running decent,...

      Checking in again. Car has been running decent, still having some issues but that should be expected with a car that's almost 30. I ordered up a upper coolant flange the other day so that should...
    11. Before you mount a cable shifter box, look into...

      Before you mount a cable shifter box, look into the rod to cable shift kit. When I was thinking of swapping to an O2A I checked into it. I only heard good things about it. That plus mounts from...
    12. That bay :eek: Very impressive work!

      That bay :eek: Very impressive work!
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      There are two bay doors behind the shop with the...

      There are two bay doors behind the shop with the actual door to the shop next to one of them. I park in front of the one farther away. The people who park next to me are a good 3-4 feet away on...
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      I'm at a point in my project where I am starting...

      I'm at a point in my project where I am starting to lose interest in it. I make progress and seems like I cannot get ahead, one step forwards, 4 steps back. I am sure you all have been there at one...
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      Well I have had the car road worthy for a couple...

      Well I have had the car road worthy for a couple weeks now so I wanted to give an update. First of all, it's fantastic to be able to drive it again! The times I have been able to have been really...
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      Do you by chance know what you did for the upper...

      Do you by chance know what you did for the upper radiator hose? I too used a 8V unit but I currently just cut a random hose I had to fit. Did you do the same or is there something out there that...
    17. My cable isn't in the best shape so I have had to...

      My cable isn't in the best shape so I have had to deal with this as well. I also have a grill that's a little messed up so I can wiggle it out with the hood closed. I would suggest trying a coat...
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      I have seen people use mk3 motors with good...

      I have seen people use mk3 motors with good results. Not completely certain if it will work with the mono wiper but I don't see why it wouldn't.
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      ATS Cups ...

      ATS Cups

      http://i943.photobucket.com/albums/ad277/desertwind16v/86%20Scirocco%2016v/8f8409d0_zps25aec696.jpg
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      It's alive!

      Well I got the car back on the road officially yesterday and I'm pretty happy about it. I had to install a stock headgasket, a new radiator since mine leaked, a few new hoses and a rigged up intake....
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