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      These guys have the whole system, Might be a good...

      These guys have the whole system, Might be a good idea to replace everthing.

      http://www.partsplaceinc.com/products/product-detail.aspx?keyword=VW+Golf+GTI+exhaust+system191-298-0&sku=15351
    2. Dude I don't want to get into pissing contest...

      Dude I don't want to get into pissing contest like every other time I choose to contribute to this f'ing teenage site ok? First off like I said there are going to be many many seized and rusty bolts...
    3. True but if you don't have the tools , space or...

      True but if you don't have the tools , space or inclination it's going to to be $600_ $800 .

      I've done btw and it's not that easy. There is a lot of finesse involved nott to mention twenty year...
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      Here's some excellent info. Do all three belt at...

      Here's some excellent info. Do all three belt at the same time.
      he only trick that I recall is the hidden bolts to loosen the power steering pump
      ...
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      the rest :...

      the rest :
      http://www.realproimages.com/ebay/e5.jpg
      http://www.realproimages.com/ebay/e6.jpg
      http://www.realproimages.com/ebay/e7.jpg
      http://www.realproimages.com/ebay/e8.jpg...
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      Just posting pictures for OP . do not contact...

      Just posting pictures for OP . do not contact me. Car looks awesome BTW

      http://www.realproimages.com/ebay/e1.JPG
      http://www.realproimages.com/ebay/e2.JPG...
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      I can post your pix on this thread if you email...

      I can post your pix on this thread if you email them to me
      jcmail@optonline.net
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      Reputable place ...

      Reputable place

      http://www.germanautoparts.com/Volkswagen/Golf/Steering/164/1
    9. Try to determine when the timing belt was done...

      Try to determine when the timing belt was done and when it's due again. For a 16V it's very important that's it's done every 60,00 miles. If it's due soon that will be a big expense.
    10. Check for rust around the windshield That's one...

      Check for rust around the windshield That's one thing that would make me walk away. Look under the wheel arches as well. .
      Ask to look under the carpet in the front compartment. Check for rotted...
    11. Copied from Ken's Digifant Page : "Timing ...

      Copied from Ken's Digifant Page :

      "Timing

      Setting the timing on a Digifant engine is slightly different than other systems. Whereas most cars have the timing set with the engine at idle,...
    12. Check the tightness of your Distributor hold down...

      Check the tightness of your Distributor hold down bolt it might have moved while driving. In fact, double check you timing.
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      Buy a $12 coolant temp sensor , blue sensor on...

      Buy a $12 coolant temp sensor , blue sensor on the coolant neck. 1 in 10 chance it will fix the problem but it's only $12 .
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      You're right I didn't read that carefully. Still...

      You're right I didn't read that carefully. Still the Idle valve stabilizer is the cause of much grief. Try unplugging it to see if it makes any difference at all. It could also just be that your idle...
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      Idle problems when associated with AC always make...

      Idle problems when associated with AC always make me suspect a faulty ISV . 3 inch cylinder on top of the valve cover . A new one is expensive. Read here haw to clean it.
      ...
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      http://www.popularmechanics.com/cm/popularmechanic...

      http://www.popularmechanics.com/cm/popularmechanics/images/YQ/stickup_bulb_500x375_0109-lg.jpg
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      Timing Belt!!!!!!!!!!!

      Timing Belt!!!!!!!!!!!
    18. You can very easily remove the tach part so the...

      You can very easily remove the tach part so the cluster and put back into your original cluster. It's a self contained component. The bonus is that your milage will be accurate.
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      Take a breath dude . It' an old car you're going...

      Take a breath dude . It' an old car you're going to have problems. First thing I would do is clean every single connection at the battery then clean all the grounds i could find. See if that wakes up...
    20. Hmmm? I don't know about that. So, why do 16V...

      Hmmm? I don't know about that. So, why do 16V always cost more? What is the market trying to tell us?
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