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      Good idea with the false wall. I had to do...

      Good idea with the false wall. I had to do something similar in the closet in our son's room behind the bathroom. The previous owners did a crap job of covering up access to pipes in the floor and...
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      Probably not a bad idea to replace the TXV since...

      Probably not a bad idea to replace the TXV since you will have the system open. I just replaced the drier, TXV and am in the process of putting on a new compressor clutch and coil, since I noticed...
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      Just used this guide to replace the TXV and drier...

      Just used this guide to replace the TXV and drier in my 2004 1.8T. This thread was a LIVESAVER when coming down to the part numbers for the seals that go into the TXV. I was able to get the TXV,...
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      Finally picked up a new grill, Weber Spirit...

      Finally picked up a new grill, Weber Spirit E-210. Our cobbled together 20 year old Sunbeam got so rotten that it wasn't worth trying to fix anymore.
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      could be a bad reverse light switch on the trans....

      could be a bad reverse light switch on the trans. The wires also commonly break on the connector as well.
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      Do you by chance have the P/N from this? I keep...

      Do you by chance have the P/N from this? I keep forgetting to pick one of these up.

      Sold my baltic green wagon last year, car was a champ. Also had to go through the same roof and hatch rust...
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      Any other details or a progress thread on this...

      Any other details or a progress thread on this system? I'm building a new railing system for our third floor this summer and that looks really nice!
    8. Changing the locks was the first thing we did...

      Changing the locks was the first thing we did when buying our home. We only had one key and all the lock sets were pretty crappy looking and flimsy. Plus the previous owners had rented the house to...
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      Following this, since I'm in Lakewood and might...

      Following this, since I'm in Lakewood and might be embarking on this same old home renovation project in the near future. :thumbup:
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      Because wide angle lens. Kinda missing my...

      Because wide angle lens.

      Kinda missing my wagon. And seeing the hatch rust posted before makes me happy that VW warranted it and replaced it just before my car was too old. And then I don't miss...
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      just a crock pot and hot water got the hinges...

      just a crock pot and hot water got the hinges that clean? I resorted to soaking mine in a coffee can filled with paint stripper, it's a pain.
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      Same here, I spent all of my life until the last...

      Same here, I spent all of my life until the last couple years living in the 'Cuse area and in northern NY. Winters aren't what they used to be.
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      Looks like a nice model. Cub Cadet products are...

      Looks like a nice model. Cub Cadet products are usually pretty awesome in reliability. Personally my 30ish year old Snapper from my grandparents estate has been bulletproof. Just rebuilt the carb...
    14. This. Did this a couple years ago after buying a...

      This. Did this a couple years ago after buying a house, saved a TON of money. And now I don't even think about the payback time (not that I would on these types of lights anyways).
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      ^^^That is a massive garage!

      ^^^That is a massive garage!
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      you would want to replace the upper strut...

      you would want to replace the upper strut bushings (rubber mount) as well as the upper bearing (rides in the bottom of the bushing, in between it and the coil over strut). Neither of those come with...
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      I've had this same issue come up, and it was...

      I've had this same issue come up, and it was mostly on long transitions in hill areas. Try replacing your fuel filter. If you can't blow air through it then it's long past changing. A clogged...
    18. When I replaced my 151,000mi old subframe...

      When I replaced my 151,000mi old subframe bushings last month they were so worn out that the metal had eroded from the rubber, and the rubber was super flimsy. I've had alignments done before and it...
    19. It's easiest to just pull the subframe from the...

      It's easiest to just pull the subframe from the car and do it on the ground, getting the old rear bushings out is a pita, and not sure how you'd do it in the car. Replacing the steering rack bushing...
    20. Sent you another PM.

      Sent you another PM.
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