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      There is no oil pressure gauge. The light came...

      There is no oil pressure gauge. The light came on after the car sat all night. Running Valvoline 10W40 with Bosch filters. Using the same combination for years with no issues until now. I'll...
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      Yes both battery cables have been replaced in the...

      Yes both battery cables have been replaced in the last year.
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      Oil Light Coming on '84 GTI

      Just recently the oil light came on in our GTi. I check the oil weekly and of course the level was fine. Looked at the wiring and there is a blue/black wire connected to the rear post above the oil...
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      Thanks. The battery is in very good shape. I...

      Thanks. The battery is in very good shape. I only run Optimas. No quick disconnects. I will get to it this weekend it looks like and figure it out...
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      The alternators are Bosch rebuilt units, not...

      The alternators are Bosch rebuilt units, not Bosch Motorola. Tests done, watching charge rate drop on volt meter, then taking to auto parts store for testing. I take it to Auto Zone then Advanced...
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      Alternators dying at a rapid rate

      On my 1984 GTi I am about to install my second alternator in 4 months and am going through about 2 a year. Last time I posted it was brought to my attention that I should have a ground strap. I...
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      So it look like the voltage regulator went bad. ...

      So it look like the voltage regulator went bad. This is alternator number 6 or 7, but, I think I figured out the issue. I talked with a friend who has a buddy with access to tech bulletins for cars...
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      I am waiting to get the replacment alternator to...

      I am waiting to get the replacment alternator to take the old one in. I will post a diagnostic when I get it. Hopefully later this week.
    9. Thread: VDO Tach

      by MMentor
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      North Hollywood Speedomter in Cali can fix it...

      North Hollywood Speedomter in Cali can fix it...
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      briano1234, Thanks. I'll replace the ground and...

      briano1234, Thanks. I'll replace the ground and I am going to take this alternator in for an "autopsy" when the replacement arrives.
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      If it's a Duralast, we got two faulty ones in a...

      If it's a Duralast, we got two faulty ones in a row.
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      Is that a Bosch number also? 14402.

      Is that a Bosch number also? 14402.
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      Repeated alternator failure

      We seem to go through alternators on our '84 MK1 GTi. We have been using Bosch rebuilt units (AL113MX) but only seem to get 9 or 10 months out of them before they suddenly fail. Any ideas or is...
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      SOLD Complete Car.

      SOLD Complete Car.
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      1983' GTi Parts Car

      SOLD Complete Car.
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      Where are you located? I have all those panels...

      Where are you located? I have all those panels on the '83 we are pulling parts off. I am in Florida.
    17. This is the exhaust we are putting on my son's...

      This is the exhaust we are putting on my son's '84 1.8L.
      It is from TechTonics Tuning.

      251 307 - $190 - Aluminized 2" exhaust Bought this with an upgrade to a Stainless Magna flow muffler. I...
    18. Thread: Cabby Wheels.

      by MMentor
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      Cabby Wheels.

      These wheels came on the GTi my son bought. I believe they are of a Cabby. They are in good shape and looked good on the car, but he switched to stock GTi wheels.
      Check out pictures here:...
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      MK1 GTi FRont Spoiler

      This is in good shape. A fresh coat of paint and you are good to go. $125 OBO plus shipping.
      Call if you'd like. 386-451-4322.
      Pictures can be found at this link. Thanks. ...
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      Sold. Thanks

      Sold. Thanks
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