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      it will *work* but diesel have much higher...

      it will *work* but diesel have much higher compression so your gas starter will struggle to rotate the engine

      diesel starters have more torque
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      what brand? what you have there is a 90mm...

      what brand?


      what you have there is a 90mm inner axle with a 100mm outer axle

      it simply wont fit the spindle


      two problems:
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      nice tan interior! i have some correct...

      nice tan interior!

      i have some correct matching colored (1981) tan door pulls if you want them
      though i bet you should go for the chromed ones anyways


      fyi the arm rests always seem to fade...
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      the foil doesnt care which speedometer you have...

      the foil doesnt care which speedometer you have in there

      it only cares if it is a dual/single or tach/clock

      the piggyback setup like he said would work pretty well
      zip tie would hold it in the...
    5. cis has worked for 30+ years drake, tt,...

      cis has worked for 30+ years

      drake, tt, autotech, oettinger, etc
      dedicated time and money into engineering CIS parts long time ago
      and some of those companies still dedicate their time to...
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      got mine replaced today removing the push nut...

      got mine replaced today

      removing the push nut on the tube was the hardest part! it really didnt want to give up


      mine apparently broke all the way back to the flat metal of the steering column...
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      assuming the same is true for raised cars/trucks...

      assuming the same is true for raised cars/trucks ?

      how much moar loaw equals how much moar haigh?


      ideally to me its best to keep the control arms and axles and tie rods equally parallel with...
    8. acetone is known to strip paint but it will...

      acetone is known to strip paint
      but it will probally ruin the og dash paint

      the dash is made of vinyl so look for some paint thinners that are safe to use on vinyl
      test it on something else made...
    9. the o2 needs to be hot before it sends proper...

      the o2 needs to be hot before it sends proper signal
      this means run the engine at idle until the radiator fan has cycled twice (on off on off)
      the engine must be at "operating temperature"

      if...
    10. relay the headlights directly to the battery use...

      relay the headlights directly to the battery
      use the existing wire as the trigger for the relay

      ie: rewire the headlights.

      2nd

      here is the catch

      stock sealed beams will last 100 years...
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      1984?! driven from 1981?2 with 12,000 miles a...

      1984?!

      driven from 1981?2 with 12,000 miles a year

      reasonable for a DD to/from work and shopping.


      not worth 15K

      http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDMxWDU3NQ==/z/n6sAAOSwY45UOund/$_20.JPG
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      scirocco forum was mean to me ...

      scirocco forum was mean to me

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6981771-Need-cluster-plug-wiring-help&p=85723668&viewfull=1#post85723668

      http://i.imgur.com/23HsMxC.jpg




      and
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      im sure ...

      im sure

      http://www.4crawler.com/Diesel/ForSale/ShiftLinkageInstall.shtml#BallStudReplacement

      has parts which you can make it work


      use the long one
      drill a hole
      add the proper spherical...
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      not having a lot of polo here in america its hard...

      not having a lot of polo here in america its hard to answer that problem

      however you can get the matching connecting links for your application


      odd that vw would have such a subtle...
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      these are not really custom but unique ...

      these are not really custom but unique

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/vwpieces/Rabbit%20Stuff/P0003912s.jpghttp://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/vwpieces/Rabbit%20Stuff/P0003911s.jpg...
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      HELLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO rust!

      HELLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO rust!
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      just broke mine on friday..... i had noticed...

      just broke mine on friday.....

      i had noticed the cable was going through the firewall at a rather sharp angle

      this angle problem is probally why it wore out the metal bracket tube

      when it...
    18. yes you can get new ones...

      yes you can get new ones
      http://www.mk1autohaus.com/Early-Brake-Line-Retaining-Clip-Clamp_p_8176.html
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      you can probally make a new pipe and attach the...

      you can probally make a new pipe and attach the fittings on it

      i took the egr pipe off my 1.5L/78 rabbit because it had a nice big rusted out hole in it
      im not sure if i still have that...
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      what he is saying is the ones with white vw/audi...

      what he is saying is the ones with white vw/audi logos vs the later model ones with black vw/audi E3 logos
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