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    2. 1992 VW Jetta GLI 16V - CALIFORNIA CAR - $3800

      I have a very good condition well maintained MK2 Jetta GLI with the 2 liter 16 valve engine up for sale. VW enthusiast, 143K original miles, all original, never modified only repaired, runs extremely...
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      1992 VW Jetta GLI 16V - CALIFORNIA CAR - $3800

      I have a very good condition well maintained MK2 Jetta GLI with the 2 liter 16 valve engine up for sale. VW enthusiast, 143K miles, all original, never modified only repaired, runs extremely well. I...
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      front left wheel hub shipped to 92064? Also,...

      front left wheel hub shipped to 92064?

      Also, do those rear calipers happen to be black / have GLI painted on them? How was the left rear before you parked it? Mine's frozen and in need of a...
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      :facepalm: yes and yes. 020 is the transmission...

      :facepalm: yes and yes. 020 is the transmission code, 9A is the engine code. You're not the one working on the car are you?
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      rear calipers

      Were the rear calipers working or were they frozen? pics of the rear calipers to hlewin7@gmail.com please? basically wondering if they are OEM black with the GLI painted on them.
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      WTB: REAR 16V badge

      The one that sits under the Jetta GLI badge on the trunk. LMK what you have.:thumbup:
    8. Thread: axle flanges?

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      axle flanges?

      What is everybody using to get the actual flanges off the trans to get to the seals? I've been trying to get this thing off with no luck.
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      I still don't understand how removing the...

      I still don't understand how removing the thermostat makes a difference... If it is working properly, then it opens and coolant flows. I understand removing the thermostat allows for more flow, but...
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      As i figured... but to reply, I use G12. Not sure...

      As i figured... but to reply, I use G12. Not sure if that makes a difference... As much as I'd love to get a cam gear I feel it wouldn't fit my needs (daily driver) and I can't justify spending the...
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      Heat is fine(can get extremely hot, heater core...

      Heat is fine(can get extremely hot, heater core and flaps are new). Already have a low temp fan switch and low temp thermostat... and the water pump is new. I don't see how running without a...
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      Decked Head = slight overheating...

      Hey all,

      Just looking for some information on keeping my 16v from overheating. I recently replaced the head gasket and had the head slightly decked in fear that it was slightly warped. Fast...
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      WTB: 9A bottom end

      Looking to see what's out there, planning on rebuilding a 16V. LMK!
    14. you're talking about the green clamps? uh... try...

      you're talking about the green clamps? uh... try channel locks? they have that angle you need while still being able to get a good grip on them. it will take some effort but just wiggle them back and...
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      With the R32 bushings do the bolts need to be...

      With the R32 bushings do the bolts need to be changed to match? I know there is a spacer for the stock bushings to fit the bolt, but can you use the stock bolt with R32 bushings?
    16. It's not a bent valve... The valves seal just...

      It's not a bent valve... The valves seal just fine. I had the head checked for that before the stem seals were replaced. I wasn't going to throw money at a head that had problems outside of old valve...
    17. I'll update when I can find a time to do the wet...

      I'll update when I can find a time to do the wet test and hopefully a leak down. If the compression is fine after those however, is it safe to assume there is something happening in the head or the...
    18. if the rings were bad in cyl. 2 wouldn't there be...

      if the rings were bad in cyl. 2 wouldn't there be oil on the plug? It's dry as a bone. Just asking for clarification. I honestly don't know :confused:

      Is it safe to presume that the guides in the...
    19. valve guide on cyl. 2 or valve stem seal? I...

      valve guide on cyl. 2 or valve stem seal? I really don't feel like doing the guides...
    20. I don't think the valve guides are the problem or...

      I don't think the valve guides are the problem or it would be smoking all the time. That will be the last thing I do, If needed. Any other ideas?
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