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      Sorry about the delay. It worked well for the...

      Sorry about the delay. It worked well for the last few weeks and became problematic again today.
      Its a 2000 turbo beetle with a 5 spd manual
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      2000 turbo beetle and reverce shift

      It got really cold here today and for some reason, the transaxle would not go into reverse.
      It kept engaging 1st.
      Any idea what to look for?
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      The parts are from Draco, the Cosmos Silver MKI I...

      The parts are from Draco, the Cosmos Silver MKI I had a few years back. This is NOT VICTOR!

      The rust made it impossible to repair. Sooo. I cut it and preserved any of the sheet metal I could.
      Its...
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      Need cash fast. I will have a list of tools &...

      Need cash fast.

      I will have a list of tools & equipment to post as well.
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      Posted today in the for sale area

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6701103-FS-MKI-Scirocco-body-parts
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      FS: MKI Scirocco body parts

      1- Drivers side rear quarter
      1- Pass side rear quarter
      1- Rear Valence
      2- Drivers side fender
      1- Pass side fender
      1- Hood (mars red with black trim)
      2- Driver side door
      1- Pass side door
      1-...
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      Well. Easily solved. First remove the round from...

      Well. Easily solved.
      First remove the round from the car.
      Drain 11.8 gallons of water from the part, clean and replace the light bulb...

      New seals from GAP? $28.00 ea.... Or $2.00 for a tube of...
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      Good point, I'll be doing that tonight. I was...

      Good point, I'll be doing that tonight.
      I was asking because there might be a common error such as a bad ground that is well known but not to a Scirocco Owner.
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      2000 beetle electrical problems

      My daughter just bought a 2000 1.8T. Dang.... Competition on the road from my child...

      On the way from picking it up noticed the following.

      Brake lights in the rounds do not work. The 3rd light...
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      The people at Advance know me by first name and...

      The people at Advance know me by first name and recognise my voice on the phone.
      Is that a bad indicator?

      Sounds like youre doing it right. Good luck!

      (And.. Ignore Hal and the 16v remark......
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      I changed the MKI over years ago. All I did was...

      I changed the MKI over years ago.
      All I did was replace the stub axle and the carriers.
      The steel brake lines needed to be repositioned and MKII style brake cables used.

      All the parts can be...
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      Some one, years ago, found gay pron titled...

      Some one, years ago, found gay pron titled Scirocco.
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      Those are ARP studs. Instead of the 44 ft lbs of...

      Those are ARP studs. Instead of the 44 ft lbs of torque, you apply upwards of 88 ft lbs.
      Nothing will squeeze between the head and block at that level :)


      The slot is for identifying the outer...
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      The lack of an air box and an added fuel rail...

      The lack of an air box and an added fuel rail might be megasquirt or the like.
      I run MS in Victor, a bit of a pain to get set up, but I have full control over the spark and fuel.
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      If there is rust, then check under the car, where...

      If there is rust, then check under the car, where the swing arm attached to the body. That is a critical area that rust seems to love....

      No rust? Great!If not, you'll need that area welded up...
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      Nice tires and rims. Going for economy look? ...

      Nice tires and rims. Going for economy look?

      <EG>
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      Here's what needs to be done. With this tool, you...

      Here's what needs to be done. With this tool, you can do it in the car and not need to re-align the front end...

      http://menloparkrandd.com/scirocco/8116v/wheelbearing/index.html
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      Looks like an 8v, but I would still change it...

      Looks like an 8v, but I would still change it asap....
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      Welcome back to the fold! I thought I recognised...

      Welcome back to the fold! I thought I recognised the car. Ok... and the name...
      I'm running a 2L 16v turbo in the new car (well new to you). Its named Victor, I got it from Cheapass Ron (tm) and did...
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      Weird. It does say 10x1.25. But when I tried that...

      Weird. It does say 10x1.25. But when I tried that on the new carrier it started to jam up....
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