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    2. F/s: Votex(thule) roof rack with bike attachment + all pieces

      Hey guys....I have a Votex/Thule roof rack with bike attachment from a Trek Edition Jetta for sale. It has ALL of the pieces to it, the bike attachment, the locks, the tool, ALL four keys. in great...
    3. Update: Snooped around the engine bay for dirty...

      Update:
      Snooped around the engine bay for dirty grounds, even the smallest ones, and split/exposed wires, and found one on the throttle body connector that appeared to have been crushed by the...
    4. Update: -Unhooked the headlight harness at the...

      Update:

      -Unhooked the headlight harness at the connector under the radiator support; didnt appear to be broken or worn through anywhere, nor did it seem burnt.
      -Tried to start the car and the...
    5. Another possibly useful tidbit(s) about this...

      Another possibly useful tidbit(s) about this problem:
      -the alternator gets excessively hot while the car is running.
      -the alternator also whistles/whines (the typical high drain noise you get when...
    6. I will try those tests, sounds like a good idea....

      I will try those tests, sounds like a good idea. The headlight thing has been going on for a while, dont know if its what caused this problem but maybe it took this long to get like this.

      By...
    7. 1999 Mk3 Jetta, will not charge battery....

      So here's what's going on:
      Problem:
      Drove the car to work okay in the morning, everything was kosher. Went to start it after work, and I had absolutely nothing. nada. zippo. My boss gave me a jump...
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      obd1 or obd2??

      obd1 or obd2??
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      for now, yeah, i think it was just in need of a...

      for now, yeah, i think it was just in need of a tune-up. i'll get some wires this week probably, and a distributor when i can.

      and i'm glad i'm not the only one that heard what i heard lol.
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      there's my issue then, lol. it is the...

      there's my issue then, lol.

      it is the distributor though, i started it up again later after i had driven it around (waited 2-3hrs after that) and i heard a chirping sound coming from the...
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      16v distributorless parts list?

      anyone got details on what i need to buy/what i need to do to have a distributorless ABA 16v?

      i know there's a parts list on the 16v head + ABA bottom end, but as far as a distributorless setup,...
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      put a new cap & rotor on it and it ran like a...

      put a new cap & rotor on it and it ran like a champ.

      as far as miles on it, i'm thinking it's around 40,000-45,000...... to me, that's nowhere near enough miles on a tune up. but i could be...
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      checked the distributor cap.... and here's what i...

      checked the distributor cap.... and here's what i found:

      looks like it's scraping into one contact inside the cap about 1-2mm deep, and then on the opposite contact there is a small amount of...
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      this is good news about not being able to hear...

      this is good news about not being able to hear the fuel pump, i'm glad it's less likely.
      as far as vacuum leaks, the only thing i found was a really small one on the small line that goes from the...
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      Fuel pump????

      really need some help here. my car has been inoperable for the past 3-4 days, just now got to it today after staying at a friends' house, anyway, here's the scoop. 1999 Jetta, Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L...
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      true, see he coulda saved some Rabbits :P

      true, see he coulda saved some Rabbits :P
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      he definitely ruined a couple Rabbits making it,...

      he definitely ruined a couple Rabbits making it, but at the same time at least he didn't just take the whole thing to a scrap place. it's still a Rabbit....just.....longer. lol.
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      that's what i was thinking...... as much as i'd...

      that's what i was thinking...... as much as i'd like to hate it there's some potential there, lol.
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      So.....Rabbit limo anyone?

      serious as a heart attack.
      http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/3299577156.html


      at first i laughed at it..... but take the stupid Benz grille off and get another Rabbit hood, get rid of the...
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      pics of the stress relief.... i may go back and...

      pics of the stress relief.... i may go back and do a little bit better job with a carbide bit or something. but for now this is how it's looking:
      <a href="http://photobucket.com"...
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