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      http://www.derekspratt.com/Images/Automotive/1983%...

      http://www.derekspratt.com/Images/Automotive/1983%20VW%20GTI%202/VW%20Rabbit%20Brochure%20-%20September%201983.jpg

      Maybe a with a callaway turbo
    2. Tried this on my calipers with cacked hawk hp+...

      Tried this on my calipers with cacked hawk hp+ dust and I gave up.
      The wheel disintegrated quite fast.
      I also used brake cleaner while using the wheel. All it made was a nasty gummy gunk.
      :(
      ...
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      ^backstory?

      ^backstory?
    4. ^thanks! Today I did what you suggested, it...

      ^thanks!

      Today I did what you suggested, it worked! No more stall when braking!!!
      Seems I need a new rubber piece that is like a nipple at the booster.

      Also discoverered my rabbit has the...
    5. Thanks! I tried a set of wheels i have but it...

      Thanks!

      I tried a set of wheels i have but it seems they may be a little too meaty :)

      http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww151/fattieluvx3/unnamed%2014.jpg


      Also took her for a ride for the...
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      yupp! here...

      yupp!
      here

      http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww151/fattieluvx3/unnamed%208.jpg
    7. SHE IS ALIVE~!! Thanks to some threads i was...

      SHE IS ALIVE~!!

      Thanks to some threads i was able to pin point the issue to a bad fuel pump and bad fuel pump relay.

      Look what came out of the gas tank. thankfully no rust :) 100% California...
    8. ^gotcha. Thanks for the tip! So I jumped the...

      ^gotcha.
      Thanks for the tip!

      So I jumped the fuel relay and heard something on the engine (fuel distributor?) come on but nothing in the rear toward the fuel pump.

      Also changed the fuel filter...
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      Wow she is awesome! Keep up good work! And keep...

      Wow she is awesome!
      Keep up good work! And keep the pics coming!
    10. Sorry! That's a shot from the rear passenger side...

      Sorry! That's a shot from the rear passenger side wheel well.
    11. So i tried starting the car today. It cranks...

      So i tried starting the car today.

      It cranks and starts only with starter fluid.

      so im guessing it is not getting fuel to the cylinders.

      ive tried searching for a bit on how to troubleshoot...
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      This is awesome! Keep up the good work!

      This is awesome! Keep up the good work!
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      I guess kind of an 'update': I have been...

      I guess kind of an 'update':

      I have been driving the car as is since the last update. Everything is working as it should :laugh:

      another update: i have a new project that will get the same oem+...
    14. Thanks for the advice!! Here is a couple of the...

      Thanks for the advice!!
      Here is a couple of the car

      http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww151/fattieluvx3/unnamed%201.jpg
      http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww151/fattieluvx3/unnamed.jpg

      And...
    15. My 1983 GTI Restoration/Timeline/whateveryouwannacallit thread

      I recently acquired a GTI from an awesome gentleman. It is in awesome (IMO) shape for it's age. But it is in need of some love.

      What intrigues me the most is the amount of documentation it came...
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      Surprised no one has mentioned timing...

      Surprised no one has mentioned timing chains/guides especially for the mileage.
      http://lh5.ggpht.com/-ZBBVoiU8Bw4/UTM_kv9XvKI/AAAAAAAAALM/tzBh1y9mKqA/s1600/IMG_20130228_101818.jpg

      I get...
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      Ahhhh so must be nice! The paint looks fantastic

      Ahhhh so must be nice!
      The paint looks fantastic
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      ^amen! So refreshing and inspiring! If you...

      ^amen!

      So refreshing and inspiring!
      If you ever get tired of those wheels I call dibs!
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      Sorry if I came off kinda mean now that i re read...

      Sorry if I came off kinda mean now that i re read my post
      But yeah you def have great brakes already. A simple bleed, pads and rotors will do wonders.
      Btw. Slotted/drilled rotors are just for...
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      I don't think it makes sense to take you 97 vr...

      I don't think it makes sense to take you 97 vr spec calipers for dual pistons.
      Do you know why dual pistons are for?
      Have you compared brake pad size between the two?
      The late spec vr pads are...
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