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      Thanks all for the kind words. The car is written...

      Thanks all for the kind words. The car is written off. I will be buying it back. The car's status is that it could be rebuilt. Not sure that will happen. But it is an option.
      Hoping to get the car...
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      There is interest. In the springs. And perhaps...

      There is interest.
      In the springs.
      And perhaps the car,

      Seems I have a lot of spare parts coming off my wreck and no Fox to put them on.
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      I hear you. If you use it you might lose it....

      I hear you.
      If you use it you might lose it.
      But it seems pointless to have a car and not to drive it.
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      Everyone else's Fox just got cooler...

      Fourteen years of polishing the same piece of...
      metal came to a crashing end when someone missed a stop sign and found my Fox.

      http://members.shaw.ca/icollect02/car/ouch1.jpg

      I'm holding off...
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      Looking at the parts diagram...

      Looking at the parts diagram, I only see one bushing part number. Not separate wagon and sedan listings.
      Seems they are the same wagon or sedan.
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      Rallye de Chilliwack 2015

      The 6th running of the Rallye de Chilliwack is coming up in September.

      The first entry deadline is July 31.
      Right now, 8 more entries are needed.

      A navigational rally with a twist... it has...
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      I've made my list. Accessory Belt Timing...

      I've made my list.


      Accessory Belt
      Timing Belt
      Thermostat
      Fuel Pump Relay
      Throttle Cable
      Clutch Cable
      Fuel Filter
    8. Have you done the smog test? Did the car fail?...

      Have you done the smog test?
      Did the car fail?
      What were the numbers?
    9. Do you mean the Diaphragm Pressure Regulator?...

      Do you mean the Diaphragm Pressure Regulator?
      The canister shaped piece near the front of the Air Box/Fuel Distributor?

      If so the vacuum line should run from the end of it to a nipple on the back...
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      I'm going to say it is a bit like a front wheel...

      I'm going to say it is a bit like a front wheel bearing.
      But quite a bit easier as the diff is easier to move about.
      In fact the bearings that were replaced were used as wheel bearings a...
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      Yesterday I crossed one off my Fox Bucket List....

      Yesterday I crossed one off my Fox Bucket List.
      A limited slip differential was installed.


      70%. From Brazil.

      Through Alain.

      The old diff came out. The new LSD went in with new bearings.
    12. PM Back. Looking forward to the belts...

      PM Back.

      Looking forward to the belts arriving.
      Thanks.
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      I always make sure m co-driver/co-pilot has a set...

      I always make sure m co-driver/co-pilot has a set of keys at the beginning of such an adventure. Then, if WE manage to lock the keys in the car, the blame is shared.

      The list of spares I'm...
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      I've lost an Accessory belt before. It brought...

      I've lost an Accessory belt before. It brought travel to an end.
      Never had an issue with a fuel pump relay.
      Certainly doesn't mean I won't.

      The ICU seems an exotic spare... how to jinx future...
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      Would grey ones work for you?

      Would grey ones work for you?
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      What spares would you carry?

      I'm planning on participating in a Classic Car Adventure.
      The trips are often about 700 miles over 3 days.

      They suggest carrying some common spares.
      I was going to carry along a spare clutch...
    17. WTB Passive Seat Belts - Lap and Shoulder - Shoulder Belt to Door

      Looking for Passive Seat Belts.
      Lap and Shoulder.
      The Shoulder Belt clips to the door.

      http://members.shaw.ca/icollect02/car/MK2passivebelts.jpg

      PM me if you have some.
      Shipping to Canada....
    18. I was going to suggest you take a search through...

      I was going to suggest you take a search through vapor barrier posts in the Golf II forum as those folks are expert at the vapors.

      But then I did a bit of hunting there myself... and I think I...
    19. I would give the vapour barrier a close...

      I would give the vapour barrier a close inspection. I was surprised by the amount of water that made it into the car before I messed with them, and how little came in after.
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      Nice and Smooth Banned! My Chinese MKIII...

      Nice and Smooth Banned!


      My Chinese MKIII door handle exploded, dropping bits of the locking mechanism into my door.

      Put on the-
      Door handles from the Brazilian Santana (B2 Quantum) 1999 -...
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