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      I think I may have solved the throttle cable...

      I think I may have solved the throttle cable dilemma. Use a throttle body from an early 1.8t Passat, since it has a ball stud for the cruise control. It has the same plug and it's OBD2, so I think it...
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      The mk2 has a ball stud on the throttle body that...

      The mk2 has a ball stud on the throttle body that the throttle cable connects to.
      http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad244/Rabbitissimo/Throttle-Body3.jpg

      The mk3 has a ball on the end of the...
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      The spring is inside the cable end that connects...

      The spring is inside the cable end that connects to the throttle body, so it isn't visible. I was thinking about using a spring around one of the ends of the cable sleeve. And just today I found a...
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      Good choice on the 010. It will be easier to swap...

      Good choice on the 010. It will be easier to swap and more reliable than the 01M in the mk3. Yes, you will need to run the throttle cable from the transmission. That is the throttle valve/kickdown...
    5. Thread: ID this car

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      https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zAILtApIDDo/VEE...

      https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zAILtApIDDo/VEEjAGUOFVI/AAAAAAAAFjQ/jowAAC_LuBo/w968-h544-no/danzig.jpg
    6. The valve cover will only be available separately...

      The valve cover will only be available separately if the head sells first without it.
    7. If you use CD's: ...

      If you use CD's:

      http://customradio.net/us_en/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/CSS-6400E.jpg

      If you don't need the CD player function:
      ...
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      The mk3 auto should bolt up to a mk2 without any...

      The mk3 auto should bolt up to a mk2 without any issues. The wiring is going to be the most difficult part. Your best bet would be to get a complete mk3 auto for a donor car, so you can pull out the...
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      The 010 flexplate/flywheel bolts onto the ABA, I...

      The 010 flexplate/flywheel bolts onto the ABA, I don't foresee any other issues with bolting up the transmission. I'm still figuring out what to use for a throttle cable so the kick-down will work...
    10. I checked with my cousin and it's still for sale.

      I checked with my cousin and it's still for sale.
    11. Try this guy on The Samba:...

      Try this guy on The Samba: http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1169945

      http://images.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/pix/3911660.jpg
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      I have a red VR6 hood. I'm near Green Bay.

      I have a red VR6 hood. I'm near Green Bay.
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      Try pulling the preset button out, then push it...

      Try pulling the preset button out, then push it back in.
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      G60 or VR6?

      G60 or VR6?
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      FS/FT: 1974 Super Beetle Autostick

      Great winter project. Clean title. Originally from Texas, so the body is solid. There are some small holes in the pan. I swapped in a running 1600, but the torque converter seal is leaking and I...
    16. My brother put a set of these on his Cabriolet....

      My brother put a set of these on his Cabriolet. http://classicgarage.com/7rounheadwit.html For the price they aren't bad...glass lenses and metal reflector.
    17. I've flown out and drove back, trailered, and...

      I've flown out and drove back, trailered, and shipped. Shipping is by far the easiest method, and the price is comparable to trailering the car home. I've also used the shipping cost for negotiation,...
    18. The head belongs to my cousin. I think he still...

      The head belongs to my cousin. I think he still has it. I'll ask if it's still for sale.
    19. If I remember correctly the Bilstein Cup Rabbit...

      If I remember correctly the Bilstein Cup Rabbit GTI's didn't have any VIN numbers. If this is one of those, then there is no way to get a title for the GTI. So you're only option is to use the title...
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      I was going to swap in a TDI with an 010. But...

      I was going to swap in a TDI with an 010. But after some test fitting...the turbo and starter need to occupy the same spot.:( Now on to plan B. I'm looking for an ABA with wiring harness or possibly...
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