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      I don't think he is whining I think he needed...

      I don't think he is whining I think he needed some help and obviously does not own the Bently manuel. Glow plugs and stop solenoid are cheap form AZ auto haus just order new ones and eliminate them...
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      Get the Bently book. At this point it could be a...

      Get the Bently book. At this point it could be a lot of things, you could have blown the head gasket.
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      First off I am not sure if you can/should remove...

      First off I am not sure if you can/should remove the solenoid and then crank it. Pressure is made somewhere and diesel is very very dangerous at the high pressure side.

      As for the seal...when...
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      Jump a wire from the stop cell to the hot post on...

      Jump a wire from the stop cell to the hot post on your battery, this eliminates the glow plug relay in the problem.

      What is the ambient temp when you are starting? If you need glow plugs you can...
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      No heat in the cab? Is your heater core leaking?...

      No heat in the cab? Is your heater core leaking?
      How do you know it is over heating? Temp gauge on the dash?
      System might have air in it, so it is vapor locking.

      Do you have the Bently manuel?...
    6. Studs are swell but not necessary. I have reused...

      Studs are swell but not necessary. I have reused head bolts with no problems over about 3 years after reusing (1.5D)....BUT they are crazy cheap so just buy new ones. Oder them from AZ auto huas. ...
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      Could be that your dial indicator is just low...

      Could be that your dial indicator is just low quality. I have one that I need to have in just right and flick the damn pin about 10 times to make sure it is not sticking when I roll the pump back...
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      fairly easy to fix. The speedo cable goes...

      fairly easy to fix.

      The speedo cable goes directly to the back of the instrument cluster and the dial is connected to a wound banded type spring thing. If you want to change it so it is more...
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      Yup been there a few times. I have done a few...

      Yup been there a few times. I have done a few different things. If you have a TIG welder I suggest the super cheap route is to just weld on some NPT end and then have a hose made out of what ever...
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      Best thing for a windshield install is 3mm...

      Best thing for a windshield install is 3mm surgical tubing. Now way you can break it and slides right through with a little silicone sprayed around the edge before you start.
    11. I would buy a brand new car tomorrow off the lot...

      I would buy a brand new car tomorrow off the lot if they would make something like the B4 again. I don't mind a few things not working here and there but the wife likes all the door locks to work...
    12. Nice car. Did you have much interest?

      Nice car. Did you have much interest?
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      From the feed back I got it seems unlikely that...

      From the feed back I got it seems unlikely that it is a prothe pump. The guy I bought it from did not install or build it so I am at a loss on that. See can't put my hands on it for another 9 weeks...
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      No worries man. I would help but I am in China...

      No worries man. I would help but I am in China for another 9 weeks. As for parts, when you are done let me know. My car is pretty bomber and does not really need anything but I just bought a...
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      O just found this to. Here is a bunch of ones I...

      O just found this to. Here is a bunch of ones I have saved/sold over the last 8 years.

      http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-rOA9kmqtkZ8/Udrpe-CP7sI/AAAAAAAAGd0/zCFoVXdQdqs/s1600/bm-image-714703.jpeg
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      Well you will like this even more...it is going...

      Well you will like this even more...it is going in a 81 caddy that I pulled out of a field, probably sitting for 5 or 6 years. It came from Texas so bone dry and no rust. 30 minutes after I got it...
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      http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah216/passport...

      http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah216/passportVW/IMG_4153_zpsz1zbrtaz.jpg

      Nice! Mine is 96 TDI WVO. If you get it resprayed and feel good about the work let me know where you get it done. I...
    18. Time for a new car gas or diesel??? which model years are a DO NOT BUY???

      Looking for some info about the best year cars and the ones to stay away from.

      I have a B4 passat wagon TDI WVO, which I will drive into the ground. My wife has a 2001 Jetta TDI, not special...
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      Cool thanks, I read through the FAQ section. Did...

      Cool thanks, I read through the FAQ section. Did not see anything about hooking up the 3rd injector. Will it run with out anything connected to that wire? I figure it is mechanical...it's going to...
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      http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah216/passport...

      http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah216/passportVW/VW%20things/IMG_4152_zpsqudycxqc.jpg
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