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    1. The photo only shows one set of bushings. So Id...

      The photo only shows one set of bushings. So Id be wondering if the other set is even included?

      I bought my set of control arms from GermanAutoParts. They came with the bushings already pressed in...
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      Well then you and me must be the only ones left...

      Well then you and me must be the only ones left with the factory original fans then! I assumed something was wrong or swapped when everyone else had something I didn't! I guess Ill leave it alone and...
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      The amount of air being moved over the condenser...

      The amount of air being moved over the condenser while stopped? GAP also showed that the fans for AC cars has a more powerful motor...But I'm all for leaving it alone and not buying another fan if...
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      Cooling fan blades

      Ok noticed something else that's been swapped around on my car. The car is a 1987 WITH air conditioning.

      The fan on it now has three blades on it. I saw online and at the junkyards other similar...
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      Id like to know this as well. Ive given up on...

      Id like to know this as well. Ive given up on finding good condition seats in that gray and black stripe pattern for mine, but if I go the re-upholstery route, I'm still gonna have to swap on a set...
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      Thank You! I was able to track some down and will...

      Thank You! I was able to track some down and will get them put on with the new master. I hope to finally have functional brakes as everything has been replaced now.

      I thought I was about done...
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      Bump...Still haven't figured this out...

      Bump...Still haven't figured this out...
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      Theoretically, yes. However if the intermediate...

      Theoretically, yes. However if the intermediate sprocket moves upon releasing tension of the belt, it will change the position of the distributors rotor. And if the crank moves at some point, it...
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      If I remember right, BOTH of the crankshaft belt...

      If I remember right, BOTH of the crankshaft belt pulleys come off with the four allen bolts removed. Maybe its just stuck?
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      Missing proportioning valves?

      Just ordered a new master cylinder to finish off my brake system re-fresh on a car that's being put back on the road. However I noticed something that has me wondering.

      The car in question is a...
    11. Rock Auto has them reasonably priced. Might want...

      Rock Auto has them reasonably priced. Might want to take the part number from Rock Auto's listing, and Google/eBay it to see if you can get it even cheaper.

      If its leaking at the metal fitting end...
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      Its my understanding the oil filled were what...

      Its my understanding the oil filled were what came with these cars when new. Those are what I plan on using on my car.

      I can't really say what the overall differences between the two will be....
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      Power steering pump hub installation

      So I have the opportunity to replace my leaking power steering pump with a re-manufactured replacement, which I can buy for LESS than the cost of a good used one. However, the new pump doesn't come...
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      You could have this problem solved already if...

      You could have this problem solved already if you'd just stick with a thread you post. Every time people tell you what to check or test to diagnose the problems, you disappear for a few months, then...
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      Condition and price on front seats?

      Condition and price on front seats?
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      Well...The cap on the coolant container is...

      Well...The cap on the coolant container is supposed to vent at a certain PSI. I suppose that may be something to look into.

      I have troubles with this too. My entire system is new, but overnight I...
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      If the oil cooler was leaking oil, then replacing...

      If the oil cooler was leaking oil, then replacing those gaskets and orings was the correct thing to do. If the oil cooler was leaking out coolant and its not from the hoses, then the oil cooler has...
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      Installation error? Not what I want to hear...

      Installation error?

      Not what I want to hear as I am about to have Safelite replace my windshield along with a new Volkswagen seal. Not going to be cheap...
    19. My booster had the same part come off. I put it...

      My booster had the same part come off. I put it back in place and smacked the tabs down that hold it in place. No need to buy a new one in my opinion...

      The real question is, why does this pushrod...
    20. While your sensor could be bad I bet whats...

      While your sensor could be bad I bet whats happening is the same thing that happened on mine...

      Those stainless braided fuel lines are touching the sensor, and I even see a spot on the sensor...
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