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      Your 86 has 2 pumps one in-tank, and one...

      Your 86 has 2 pumps one in-tank, and one external.
      The first sign that your in-tank pump is having issue is that you hear the Main Pump whine.

      On the in-tank pump there is a interconnect hose...
    2. The water pump has one bolt that is a "T" bolt...

      The water pump has one bolt that is a "T" bolt where the Nut (only nut on front side) that goes through the rear Timing cover plate.
      It is held to the block by the 4 bolts that 2 of which go through...
    3. Don't know about the strap. I would say yes The...

      Don't know about the strap. I would say yes
      The inner bearing at the bottom, shove it up there it will go, then use a hose clamp around the shaft to hold it in place.
    4. My 12dollar one from China arrived today, the one...

      My 12dollar one from China arrived today, the one coming from NY still hasn't showed up but 10 days to wait, for a 12dollar part, that ain't too bad.
    5. That was the low pressure switch for a Standard...

      That was the low pressure switch for a Standard RABBIT/Golf that didn't have a gauge.
      It is incorrect for your Cabriolet.

      The correct one is about 160 dollars at the dealership.
      Or 20 bucks from...
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      Tranny. You have to drive it about 3 miles, then...

      Tranny. You have to drive it about 3 miles, then park Idling engine. I would personally add fluid in little amounts as the difference between empty and full is about 6 oz.
      Then as the car has been...
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      As a side note, I was wondering if you couldn't...

      As a side note, I was wondering if you couldn't insert a Sheet Metal Screw in to the preexisting hole, so as you are prying that o-ring (which I would be soaking with PB-BLASTER every chance I get)...
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      If your Water Gauge is off a wee bit, I would...

      If your Water Gauge is off a wee bit, I would suspect the 10V stabilizer on the back of the cluster. I know that one I was tracking down for the same reason I noticed that the two different ones I...
    9. While I will always try to find a "Better/Cheaper...

      While I will always try to find a "Better/Cheaper source" for parts, the "filter" that you are trying to replace serves 3 functions.
      It is a Pre-Filter for the regular filter as VW needed some way...
    10. The shafts collapse on them selves for...

      The shafts collapse on them selves for impact,,,,, try pulling the Splined shaft out of the Tube as it is 2 piece.
      That is the splined inner shaft can collapse on itself. You need but to pull it...
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      On the lever from the accel pedal Take all the...

      On the lever from the accel pedal Take all the slack out of it that you can, you have to leave a little play but not much.
      On the Lever that comes off the Kickdown to the throttlebody you want to...
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      Ouchies. Glad your back at it... VW ownership is...

      Ouchies. Glad your back at it... VW ownership is a long love affair, we figured you were on a little Hiatus, not the way it happened...Both you and the Cabbie are on the
      way back, and that is...
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      Check the level of the fluid. If you have the...

      Check the level of the fluid. If you have the Accelerator Cable mal adjusted to the Kick down, that can cause it.
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      Well Ebay, the classifieds here and thesamba are...

      Well Ebay, the classifieds here and thesamba are a good place to start.
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      Get your alignment done over. I took my car...

      Get your alignment done over.
      I took my car once to a alignment shop.
      After I got it out and on the road if I gave it gas it would change lanes.
      If I let off the gas it would change lanes back.
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      Gee I t took a Lug bolt to the Hardware store,...

      Gee I t took a Lug bolt to the Hardware store, matched it to a Nut, the Nut to a piece of all thread that was 2 foot long.
      Cut the all thread in half then welded a nut to one end, ran 2 nuts up the...
    17. It is tucked between the passenger side of the...

      It is tucked between the passenger side of the Tank, look for the Clip on the Lip of the tank. It is really above the tank to the inside of the training arm IIRC.
      If it is still installed you will...
    18. Yes that is it, VW calls it a filter. It is held...

      Yes that is it, VW calls it a filter.
      It is held to the upper side of the tank passenger side by that clip 28. It is a bugger to get off. Once off you will see there are a few hoses attached to...
    19. 3 things to check on your Instrument cluster. Yes...

      3 things to check on your Instrument cluster. Yes your cluster, and you will have to remove the Fascia, and remove your speedometer cable, remove the 2 screws holding the Cluster to the mount and...
    20. I would have toe ask how many keys do you have on...

      I would have toe ask how many keys do you have on your Key-ring.
      The more keys, the more pendulum effect you have on the switch and the quicker it can wear out.

      I too had a new switch go bad in...
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