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    1. Stock Side Skirts - Restoration of Trim Insert Panel??

      Looking at my Wife's 97 GT I see bubbles under the plastic filler panel of the skirt cover. It looks like the metal baking strip is rusting. Is it possible to strip off the plastic from the metal,...
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      Thank you very much for posting.....love this...

      Thank you very much for posting.....love this kind of setup!
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      My idea might be wrong...but...I would bleed the...

      My idea might be wrong...but...I would bleed the ABS module(and the rest of the system including clutch slave) and check the wheel sensors and impulse wheels just to be sure you're starting with well...
    4. Thread: My 1998 GTI VR6

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      Don't be worried about any hate..most of these...

      Don't be worried about any hate..most of these kids will soon move over to the Mk4 forums and leave only the true Mk3 fans to post here.
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      From Batt neg: -8 gauge to coolant fan -brown...

      From Batt neg:
      -8 gauge to coolant fan
      -brown to headlight harness
      -2 gauge to trans/engine bolt
      -ground batt to body
      -few smaller ground wires depending on equipment

      From batt pos:
      -8 gauge...
    6. They did a great job of parking them straight, no...

      They did a great job of parking them straight, no candidates for 'Wacky Parking Thread' seen in these lots.
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      Check the Crank Position Sensor at the lower...

      Check the Crank Position Sensor at the lower front of block, next to oil cooler. Your problem is very similar to what I experienced. Check both sides of the CPS connector for corroded terminals. One...
    8. Thread: My 1998 GTI VR6

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      For three years now I have 'Show Car' insurance...

      For three years now I have 'Show Car' insurance on my 95 Gti Vr. The insurance restricts the use to pleasure drives, cruises and shows.. It is appraised for $7000 + tax (Canada Bux) and yearly...
    9. Thread: My 1998 GTI VR6

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      I don't know if you've told us but for what value...

      I don't know if you've told us but for what value is the Gti insured/appraised for?
    10. Thread: Sunroof issue

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      It works. No broken gears though. Only circuit...

      It works. No broken gears though. Only circuit board problems.
    11. Thread: Sunroof issue

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      That's the manual crank cover.

      That's the manual crank cover.
    12. Thread: Sunroof issue

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      You can open up the control circuit board and...

      You can open up the control circuit board and clean the relay contacts and check for cold solders - I did. The gearcase can be a challange but is doable.
    13. Thread: My 1998 GTI VR6

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      So, 4th and 5th gear remain unused?

      So, 4th and 5th gear remain unused?
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      Perhaps it downshifted because it sensed more...

      Perhaps it downshifted because it sensed more throttle input and calculated you wanted acceleration.
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      Just recently I can feel and hear the rattle in...

      Just recently I can feel and hear the rattle in the steering wheel when going over certain bumps. There are also rattles over all bumps when the steering wheel is turned a little, either left or...
    16. I Saw My Car's Relflection Upside Down Following a Jeep

      This is the first time I've noticed this while driving. The reflection off the rear showed me and my car upside down. It was a dark colored new Jeep Trailhawk. The rear hatch/trunk lid has a concave...
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      Tryingrealhardtogetthemostviewsbeforeit'ssoldandde...

      Tryingrealhardtogetthemostviewsbeforeit'ssoldanddeletedfromthisforum...bump
    18. The vehicle also is designed as a package where...

      The vehicle also is designed as a package where all necessary components match the HP rating of the engine. More HP = bigger brakes, higher speed rated tires, emissions equipment.
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      Tire Rotation Question

      I would ask this question in the Tire/Wheel forum but it's slow.
      I installed new tires about 1000 miles ago. I noticed they started to get slight feathering. I had an alignment to correct toe...
    20. So, what happened? I only make it out to an...

      So, what happened? I only make it out to an average of 1/2 meet yearly.
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