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    1. Thread: Q-TDI

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      Very nice! The Sky is the limit!

      Very nice! The Sky is the limit!
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      would any body have the p/n's for the glorified...

      would any body have the p/n's for the glorified cardboard that goes around the radiator? Im curious if I can find them NOS before I bother making new ones out of 18ga stainless steel.

      Also, has...
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      how does one pull the journals for the...

      how does one pull the journals for the intermediate shaft? I have my engine out finially, and that drive gear is really stiff. The rest of the motor spins VERY freely.... actually its so freely Im...
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      I made a video of the removal process for some of...

      I made a video of the removal process for some of the guys on vwdasher.com, and I figured I would share it on on vortex too!!!

      Enjoy, and sorry for the babbling, I didn't want a soundless video,...
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      Started inspecting the engine, and getting it...

      Started inspecting the engine, and getting it ready for new seals and paint today.


      Got the head off, cyl walls look good for 188,000 miles, I think Ill leave it alone! The only trouble zone...
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      Here are some current photos. Im still in the...

      Here are some current photos.

      Im still in the process of removing everything so I can spray it.

      Im worried about Window gaskets more than anything. Im sure I will eventually find...
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      Dasher Diesel Restoration Project

      I have been in the process of restoring my Dasher, and figured I would post a few photos.

      Before:

      http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u591/Wilfred_the_Dasher/DSCN2226_zps92d4a297.jpg...
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      Dasher Rebuild in Dekalb Illinois

      Hey, whats goin on all?

      I'm in the process of rebuilding my Dasher, I currently have the engine out and the quarter panels, and Im patching some holes in the unibody, resealing the engine and...
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      I have been waiting to take snow pictures of my...

      I have been waiting to take snow pictures of my Dasher for the calender now for the last few months, but Illinois has been suffering from a snow draught, so I decided to just start ripping my front...
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      its the Alan head bolts, which is the 11.5mm...

      its the Alan head bolts, which is the 11.5mm bolts if I remember correctly. I won't know the piston projections until I pull the engine and put new pistons in it or reuse the current ones, however it...
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      Rebuilding a 1981 1.6L D - CK

      Hey all, got a Dasher with a 81 1.6L Diesel, its a CK engine code.

      I was looking for some kits to rebuild it because it has 188,000 miles on it, and I have to send the injection pump out to be...
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      I was correct.... Originally they came with Bias...

      I was correct.... Originally they came with Bias Ply 155/SR13 (Radials 155/80/R13)..... Unless you had a sport upgrade, then they came with 175/70/R13 Radials starting in 1979. They are about the...
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      Originally, if memory serves me correctly the...

      Originally, if memory serves me correctly the dasher had 155/80/13 unless it was a sport model..... But let me check my vw workshop manuals for certain.
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      If you need a timing cover, i have 2 extras. You...

      If you need a timing cover, i have 2 extras. You can PM me if you want it.
    15. Excellent find! Yeah, i was impressed with this...

      Excellent find! Yeah, i was impressed with this engine the first time I drove my old Jetta, but without the turbo, its a dog.... My Dasher has a N/A and its really slow..... But I dont mind so much...
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      Its worth a shot, ill give them a call! ...

      Its worth a shot, ill give them a call!


      Thanks
    17. Post some pictures of that Quantum! Would love to...

      Post some pictures of that Quantum! Would love to see it!

      Congrats on the purchase!

      I keep an extra set of wheel bearings in my toolbox.... Just incase. They go out about every 15,000miles for...
    18. P.s. Calipers are basically hockey pucks in...

      P.s.


      Calipers are basically hockey pucks in a hole, and very easy to rebuild.

      And check the vaccum line going to the booster and see if there is any fluid on it.

      Also, there will...
    19. When I replaced my B1's brake system, I bought...

      When I replaced my B1's brake system, I bought all the stuff on ebay for less than $100. I still have the original calipers though, Girling..... Those are hard to find. I have a set of calipers...
    20. I only know about the engine..... Never had a...

      I only know about the engine..... Never had a B2, but I know all about the Engines. Dont fear oil leaks, they all leak.... Alot. Im fairly certain they leaked from the factory, haha.


      Look at...
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