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      1970 VW Type 3 Squareback (2008-2012)

      1970 VW Type 3 Squareback (2008-2012)
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      http://www.harborfreight.com/36-piece-14-in-steel-...

      http://www.harborfreight.com/36-piece-14-in-steel-letternumber-stamping-set-60671.html
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      http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/753944.jpg

      http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/753942.jpg
    4. Needs 2 more wheels. ...

      Needs 2 more wheels.

      http://www.stanceiseverything.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/old_school_mini_8.jpg
    5. Ice is no problem with the right tires. ...

      Ice is no problem with the right tires.


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRDMyJLQjE0
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      Check here:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4516976-The-010-Lost-Knowledge-Thread
    7. Selling a 1980 Buick Regal with a V8 swap on CL....

      Selling a 1980 Buick Regal with a V8 swap on CL.

      Caller: Is it fast?
      Me: I guess.
      Caller: When can I take it for a test drive?
      Me: Well...I'm not sure about that...
    8. You may have to clip a coil off the center...

      You may have to clip a coil off the center spring, or find a lighter spring for the center. The factory equipped air ride cars had a hydro-pneumatic compensator rather than a spring. The one pictured...
    9. Because to the rest of the world a Mercedes W110...

      Because to the rest of the world a Mercedes W110 is just a taxi.

      http://pics.imcdb.org/0is166/mb1taxhhjfe7.7495.jpg
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      I picked up a new beater...without a heater. ...

      I picked up a new beater...without a heater.

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      My thought was to put a spring on the sleeve,...

      My thought was to put a spring on the sleeve, rather than the cable. Like on some Saab or Volvo throttle cables.

      http://www.vlvautoparts.com/vlvautoparts_images/produits/30.2897.jpg
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      If I remember correctly the shifts will be...

      If I remember correctly the shifts will be softer, and it may up-shift at lower rpm. I ran a manual trans cable in my old Rabbit for awhile, because when I got to the autocross course I would lock...
    13. Thread: My Race Rabbit

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      You may need to cut the end of the brake rod off...

      You may need to cut the end of the brake rod off the mk3 and weld one on from the mk1. If you have a threaded end, you might be able to just cut new threads on the mk3 rod. I had to do the cut and...
    14. WTB: Mk1/Mk2 automatic trans, cables, mounts, etc.

      I'm looking to swap an automatic into my Rabbit. I can source a trans from a mk2 at a local salvage yard, but I would need the mk1 motor mounts. I would be willing to go as far as Chicago for a...
    15. WTB: Mk1/Mk2 automatic trans, cables, mounts, etc.

      I'm looking to swap an automatic into my Rabbit. So I need all the parts leftover from a manual swap. I can use the trans, flywheel, starter, and cables from a mk1 or mk2. The mounts need to be from...
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      If you drive a Volkswagen, I would recommend...

      If you drive a Volkswagen, I would recommend these.

      http://workingperson.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/400x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_77425.jpg
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      Camshaft selection for ITBs.

      I acquired a stash of off-road race buggy engine parts. I think there's enough there to build one good engine. The head I plan on using is a Bertils 8v crossflow heavily ported, converted to solid...
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      Who wants to be the first one to see if the...

      Who wants to be the first one to see if the starter from a mk4 Polo automatic will fit an 010?

      http://www.motorgrip.de/ebay/images/17940agross.jpg
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      Upgraded the brakes. Hoping to finish running the...

      Upgraded the brakes. Hoping to finish running the hard lines before everything is covered in snow.
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