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      By a miracle, the missing pieces of the steel...

      By a miracle, the missing pieces of the steel circlip could be right on the magnetized drain plug!
      Brokevw.com has photos of what the inside of the output area should look like.
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      You easily narrow it down to the main seal area...

      You easily narrow it down to the main seal area by removing the lower half of the transmission shield and running the engine. . I bet you need that gasket.

      On that seal - supposed to position the...
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      18 N 044 760 1 bolt, with hex skt. hd. ...

      18 N 044 760 1 bolt, with hex skt. hd. M10X135 1
      19 N 044 742 1 bolt, with hex skt. hd. M10X150 1


      M10x150 happens to be the head bolt size for the Mini Cooper 1.6L,...
    4. Need to know your VIN# - because VW changed to ...

      Need to know your VIN# - because VW changed to
      'E' is actually the 10th digit = 1984.

      You can buy a 'new' one -RockAuto.com $100+

      Power Brake Booster A-1 CARDONE Part # 535710...
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      Caught in the act a week earlier:...

      Caught in the act a week earlier:
      http://i.imgur.com/6Iid2ZH.jpg
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      No further posts by OP, cleaning the idle...

      No further posts by OP, cleaning the idle stabilizer probably did the trick.

      I would add he should keep track of whether the engine won't idle only if it is cold or at any temperature.
      The fuel...
    7. 85 hp 1985 CIS engine moving the heavier 1994...

      85 hp 1985 CIS engine moving the heavier 1994 Jetta through the low gear ratio ACN transmission, comparable to the 1.8L option in other countries.

      A Collector's Item in the States, really, with a...
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      GAS Tank lacking rust? Every yarded fuel tank...

      GAS Tank lacking rust?
      Every yarded fuel tank I look into after pulling the fuel pump has two 1/4" holes punched into it, it is very odd.
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      From chickenfriend at:...

      From chickenfriend at: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4277723-Drive-flange-seal-wear-solutions-Anyone-speedy-sleeve-their-flanges&p=58949684&viewfull=1
    10. is an exaggeration, sorry, the actual indent at...

      is an exaggeration, sorry,
      the actual indent at the 3 rivets is all the width of 2 lathe turns (1 mm - .040")

      The price came down for it as well - from $26.84 stated above to $3.25 Shipped after...
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      Could go so far as to swap in a ACN-ASF 8v...

      Could go so far as to swap in a ACN-ASF 8v transmission - flange swap needed.

      ------9A _____3.45 2.12 1.44 1.13 0.89 3.67 ___Close Ratio '85-'89
      -----AUG_____3.45 1.94 1.44 1.13...
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      Some go to the trouble of buying shim kits with...

      Some go to the trouble of buying shim kits with the sole purpose of increasing pressure right there at the springs, to different degrees.
      The longer spring would do the same thing, assuming they...
    13. To answer this myself, I just BOUGHT it - for the...

      To answer this myself, I just BOUGHT it - for the price I rolled the dice.

      This odd looking pressure plate once unboxed is - a standard looking pressure plate, with just small indents (1/8") at...
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      Last post by OP was on 05-25-2015 07:34 AM I bet...

      Last post by OP was on 05-25-2015 07:34 AM
      I bet he sold the lot.
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      and did you replace any clutch parts? I could...

      and did you replace any clutch parts?
      I could use any parts such as flywheel, thrust plate etc.
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      It completely ignores FLYWHEEL servicing or...

      It completely ignores FLYWHEEL servicing or replacement notes. A new pressure plate on one side of the disk and an untouched flywheel on the other, I don't know about that. New 2-dowel pin...
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      Two year old gas in the tank: Pump it out and use...

      Two year old gas in the tank: Pump it out and use it in the lawnmower.
      One way - a $3 plastic squeeze-bulb siphon stuck in the hole for the fuel sender, and can check on the fuel strainer too.
      ...
    18. NOW have a better Set of (4) Zandvoort 13"...

      NOW have a better Set of (4) Zandvoort 13" Center Caps, undamaged. .

      Previous owner repainted one - silver wheel paint I believe.

      FS: $40 the set.
    19. I have a suggestion - DON'T waste your time with...

      I have a suggestion - DON'T waste your time with wiring that is 22-32 years old, that was under designed in the first place.
      Later models use 2 or 3 parallel wires to each pump while these have just...
    20. Drivers side seat - a bit more wear from getting...

      Drivers side seat - a bit more wear from getting in/out.
      Same flash lighting - lose color.
      https://farm1.staticflickr.com/551/18673582972_a16f18b760.jpg

      Actual Color of these, a test to see if...
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