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      I don't "think" you do have CIS. It sounds like...

      I don't "think" you do have CIS. It sounds like you have Digifant. It will matter, but we can sort this out easily enough. You have a bunch of specific questions not getting answered. I will try...
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      PLEASE do yourself a favor, use OE Volkswagen,...

      PLEASE do yourself a favor, use OE Volkswagen, Bosch, or Mann filters. I have rebuilt several VW engines, and a couple old Fiat engines caused by the internal failure of Fram oil filters. At any...
    3. Thanks!!! Those almost look okay... If there...

      Thanks!!!

      Those almost look okay... If there is no gap between the rubber and top when you load them up, you could roll them. If they were cheap enough. But the seller misrepresented them and I...
    4. No. These are the crappy ones. These are the...

      No. These are the crappy ones. These are the early ones.

      http://i61.tinypic.com/28v6ow3.jpg

      There are more examples in my "rebuild" thread. Reinventing-my-Rabbit-6-years-later!

      The...
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      Your most likely culprit is a blown upper strut...

      Your most likely culprit is a blown upper strut mount. When you hit the brakes it changes the pressure on it. VW's are unlikely to make loud noises you describe from brake anti-rattle clips.
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      Just get the correct external pump for your...

      Just get the correct external pump for your rabbit. The fuel tank will NOT support an in tank fuel pump without hours of mods and EXTENSIVE work. A cheap fleabay pump can be put on your car for...
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      Well the tint came out AWESOME! I went 5% in the...

      Well the tint came out AWESOME! I went 5% in the back and rears, and 20% for the front. Still getting used to how dark the rear is, not sure if I want to live with that yet. We will see. but it...
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      I had the cabriolet and rabbit tanks side by...

      I had the cabriolet and rabbit tanks side by side. The only difference in size I remember, is the scirocco/cabriolet tank gets that extra 4.5 gallons out of the spare tire well space.

      I am not...
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      It "might" fit, but not without lots of work. ...

      It "might" fit, but not without lots of work. The scirroco tank is 14 gallons instead of 10. It gets this by encroaching into the spare tire space. Scirrocco has a space saver. So you would need...
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      Definitions of "a little rough" vary too much to...

      Definitions of "a little rough" vary too much to diagnose it. Like "My car made a funny noise..." I get this one at least once a week... :laugh: My boss cringes when he hears a customer tell me...
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      If water sat in those cylinders, your going to...

      If water sat in those cylinders, your going to need at LEAST a good honeing. But plan on needing to get the block bored and new piston. Or swapping in another bottom end or whole motor.

      The...
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      Thanks! And I like the bracket idea. That would...

      Thanks! And I like the bracket idea. That would be clean!



      Priming it isn't "absolutely necessary" I guess... But when dealing with unknown issues like a new, or old, engine that hasn't...
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      I set a block of wood under the oil pan and drop...

      I set a block of wood under the oil pan and drop motor down slowly with a jack. When the jack lets off, I snug it back up some. This tilts it down enough to put the drivers side bolts in. Be...
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      Yes? Please tell us more!

      Yes? Please tell us more!
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      I run mine lower down. I would be concerned...

      I run mine lower down. I would be concerned about it falling down where you have it now. Lots of slack. Now in mine I have the ABA engine, and have feed, return, and some wiring run in that...
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      Take off the front one, and if for laziness sake...

      Take off the front one, and if for laziness sake alone, leave the rear one on. I have run mine for years this way. I have seen threads and discussions on this in the past. If the driver is driving...
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      Good point. And I always put them in without...

      Good point. And I always put them in without either mount and also with the shifter linkage holder things unbolted from tranny. It seems I forgot to mention this. The side mount goes on easily...
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      DAAYYYYYMMMNNN!!! That is seriously awesome! ...

      DAAYYYYYMMMNNN!!! That is seriously awesome! Makes me wish I had a cassett player! :eek:
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      When I blew the clutch in my golf, I went home,...

      When I blew the clutch in my golf, I went home, pulled the tranny out of my turbo cabby and yanked the clutch, went back to work, pulled the tranny out of the golf, put the newish clutch from cabby...
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      Possibly a good indicator that I have serious...

      Possibly a good indicator that I have serious issues, but I would take the rabbit over the other two shown without hesitation! It is SUPER clean! Now if it had that 3cyl Polo engine in it, even...
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