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    1. Sent p.m. Did you know the hinged deflector...

      Sent p.m.
      Did you know the hinged deflector itself is identical to the one on Golf - Jetta slide open only sunroofs?
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      I still have the phone number from someone in far...

      I still have the phone number from someone in far Northern Illinois who had one on Rockford craigslist for the 45 day limit, I believe in June/July.

      He wanted $100.

      Maybe ten miles into...
    3. Scirocco II Windshield Seal FS - Used No Cracks

      For Sale: Windshield Seal from a 1987? Original seal, not a copy.
      No cracks or any damage.

      $50 + Shipping

      That is almost $100 less than the reproduction version available.
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      Still need it? I have an old cable just filling...

      Still need it? I have an old cable just filling the hole in a spare transmission.
    5. It slipped my mind, I meant to point out that the...

      It slipped my mind, I meant to point out that the 100mm drive flanges stick out farther than stock ACN 90mm drive flanges. That is the source of the issue with axle length.

      It is also true...
    6. Happen to have a ACN with O.E. 90mm joints,...

      Happen to have a ACN with O.E. 90mm joints, haven't even cleaned it off yet.

      If you have a 1985 Scirocco, the outers were originally 100mm. Note that they are actually smaller than 100mm in...
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      Where is "anywhere"? Bosch filter 71020 uses...

      Where is "anywhere"?

      Bosch filter 71020 uses M14X1.5 and M12X1.5 banjo bolts.

      NAPA sells a replacement M12X1.5 banjo bolt for its Echlin Fuel System Cleaning Kit.
      ...
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      I can part with these:...

      I can part with these:
      https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2920/14534874039_24c824bd66.jpg
      https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3838/14698512796_46c06e31cc_z_d.jpg
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      You must be joking after the supposed 'experts'...

      You must be joking after the supposed 'experts' told you to pump brine through your precious main pump.

      The transfer pump, with no back pressure, will pump at upwards of 60 gal/hour all by itself,...
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      Are you sure they are both Euro version? The...

      Are you sure they are both Euro version?
      The opening for the rear fog light is shown in the photo of the driver side taillight, surely the passenger is the same.

      Should be 533 945 112 D and ...
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      I admit - I overlooked the obvious too - he has 6...

      I admit - I overlooked the obvious too - he has 6 year old gas in the tank, so don't pump it through the main pump, and the fuel filter, and the fuel pressure valve right back to the return line. ...
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      Not a single VW 1937-92 in the U-Pull-It, good...

      Not a single VW 1937-92 in the U-Pull-It, good thing Vortex is here.
    13. Do they have a distinctive blue heat treat...

      Do they have a distinctive blue heat treat staining? Look on the now interference fit splines, and the seal surface perhaps.
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      Return hose I bet - exposed to the elements.

      Return hose I bet - exposed to the elements.
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      These guys are nuts, risking YOUR $100 main pump....

      These guys are nuts, risking YOUR $100 main pump. However, that is just how you TEST the fuel pump flow rate Bentley manual has a graph and everything.

      Just use the transfer pump in the fuel...
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      Assuming coil is good, and just a testing method...

      Assuming coil is good, and just a testing method problem:
      Check the resistance of the distributor rotor. An open circuit does happen, and if bad, be sure the new one is not R=0, they look identical...
    17. Yes that might work - attempting to swap the...

      Yes that might work - attempting to swap the upholstery from the A4 seat base, and attaching the A4 Seat back. That just leaves modifying the passenger seat to pivot and latch securely- transferring...
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      BUT keep in mind the original seals will be hard...

      BUT keep in mind the original seals will be hard as a rock, you MUST soften them first with silicone spray, wait, pry them out, then test the flow of gas.
      It is very likely that when out, upon...
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      Is it still that the intank pump plug receives 12...

      Is it still that the intank pump plug receives 12 volts (I mean 10v), and the inline pump receives 0 volts?

      Hope this helps, from the 16V (CIS-E) Bentley schematic:
      The fuel pump relay/fuse 5...
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      It is easy enough to check - just drive it. If...

      It is easy enough to check - just drive it. If not installed just right - no speedo!

      It is easier with the cable removed from the other end, so it can be held vertically.
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