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      Than why bother locking it? Not locked, no...

      Than why bother locking it? Not locked, no damage, if there's nothing inside worth taking, etc. Neither my mk1 cabby, nor my wife's, ever get locked because nothing inside the car is worth anywhere...
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      I stripped all the AC stuff out of mine, baffled...

      I stripped all the AC stuff out of mine, baffled the heater box to blow heat from the center vents, and am in the process of adapting the blend doors to cable actuation using a Fox non-AC control...
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      Then put a bigger tire on the wheel....

      Then put a bigger tire on the wheel....
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      Also replaced the combination switch so she has...

      Also replaced the combination switch so she has windshield washers, now. Then I shined the tires and took for a spin. Snapped a pic of it with her daily when I got back. My wife's VAG duo:
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      Made the wife's top more white and less...

      Made the wife's top more white and less grey...again...

      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/20/93def4f3c4726108a9424960d131181c.jpg
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      Went with an H&R cup kit on my e46 after being...

      Went with an H&R cup kit on my e46 after being sad going from H&R springs/Bilstein struts to Racelands on my mk3. Was absolutely the right choice for ride height and comfort. The H&R/Bilstein combo...
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      Working on is one thing, all that rotational...

      Working on is one thing, all that rotational motion washing and waxing kills my shoulders, though. I spend around 50 hours a week wrenching to pay the bills. Currently rebuilding a spare rear...
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      I'm a professional auto tech and I've been using...

      I'm a professional auto tech and I've been using a harbor freight one that was under $40 for years. [emoji6]
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      See, the funny thing to me is that I'd never have...

      See, the funny thing to me is that I'd never have that selection of VWs, as I tend to prefer the odd numbered generations. But to each their own, right? My wife and I currently have two mk1s, a mk2,...
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      I'm getting too old to be able to do 3 cars at...

      I'm getting too old to be able to do 3 cars at once. Waxing usually has me beaten.
    11. Who has power steering on a mk1? Lol! Actually,...

      Who has power steering on a mk1? Lol! Actually, my wife's does, but hers has an ABA serpentine belt setup.
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      Found out I had the wrong fan switch, and have...

      Found out I had the wrong fan switch, and have since gotten the correct one. Also painted the upper rad support. This was this past Sunday. Wrong part and my buddy with the chop saw not making it...
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      Woot woot! Briano tech write-ups are awesome!

      Woot woot! Briano tech write-ups are awesome!
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      Thanks! The wife actually bought it already chalk...

      Thanks! The wife actually bought it already chalk board, but it's been a lot of fun!
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      Replaced the wife's A/C compressor and...

      Replaced the wife's A/C compressor and reciever/drier, today. Then leak tested and charged the system, nice and cold, now!
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      Scared of how bad my Cabby is going to be when I...

      Scared of how bad my Cabby is going to be when I pull the windshield.

      For the mk2 today I started a list of what I need to take when i go work on it Sunday.
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      The wife and I drove hers around top down all...

      The wife and I drove hers around top down all weekend. And we let my family draw all over it!

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      @ DoctorMeat: more strength is always good! Lol!...

      @ DoctorMeat: more strength is always good! Lol! Actually you can probably just do a bar between the strut towers and be fine. If you want to get serious, an "X" brace welded in would be really...
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      Pulled the left front wheel off the wife's last...

      Pulled the left front wheel off the wife's last night, to see why it had dialed itself back to massive amounts of negative camber within about 230 miles of an alignment. The nut of the camber bolt...
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      That's precisely why this thread was created, to...

      That's precisely why this thread was created, to provide a list of parts and share experiences. Some of us have read the entire thread, and some of us, well....
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