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      Early type Reverse light switches have 5 or six...

      Early type Reverse light switches have 5 or six wires, the connectors are "L" shapes and are held into the trans with two 6 mm x 1.0 cap screws.

      The later type is just a screw in thing with 2...
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      The dual resonator system with a borla: No cops...

      The dual resonator system with a borla: No cops asking questions, no drone, soft when you are easy on the throttle and nice when you get on the throttle.

      Stainless is pricy, but it is a one time...
    3. You are over thinking a bit, but better too much...

      You are over thinking a bit, but better too much thought about something than running with an assumption and have to whine about the self-induced repair.

      97 K on these engines isn't bad at all....
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      No one with digits?

      No one with digits?
    5. Thread: dash lights

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      This is how your dynamic oil pressure sensing...

      This is how your dynamic oil pressure sensing system works:
      http://vincewaldon.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=40&Itemid=28

      My car throws the blinking oil light at idle with 130*C...
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      In some ways the forum has been going down hill...

      In some ways the forum has been going down hill fast. The upside to it is that the vortex gods don't visit as often, which is sad because a lot of knowledge is lost or stingily metered out to the...
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      When you bypass the heater core, you loop the two...

      When you bypass the heater core, you loop the two heater core hoses together and you can let the sides headed out into the bay just dangle where ever you cut them right?

      Up side to this post is he...
    8. 20W50 is the most often used oil here. Does deal...

      20W50 is the most often used oil here. Does deal with lifter noise (which is normal) well and it will not mess anything up.

      The Bentley oil charts indicate everything from strait 30 weight to...
    9. Not 100% positive any more. best I remember is...

      Not 100% positive any more.

      best I remember is I have stock Mark III springs up front and pretty sure I have stock Mark III Jetta springs in the rear because the coiling is different than the...
    10. Another vote for Bils being a very good, cost...

      Another vote for Bils being a very good, cost effective choice for control vs ride.

      Have HD bils front and rear, VR6 or Corrado strut mounts and an autotech adjustable bar up front, with stock...
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      Close as you are going to find are aftermarket...

      Close as you are going to find are aftermarket "euro smalls" and a bit of work.

      They are lighter and thinner and than North American option and offer almost no protection in a crash. (Fails 30...
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      With a 91, your fuse relay panel should look like...

      With a 91, your fuse relay panel should look like this:
      https://sites.google.com/site/rubjonny//images/golf/post90.gif

      This is CE2 (Central Electronics 2)

      1-12 are the box itself, 13 -24 are...
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      One of those cheap, pump-up, insecticide sprayers...

      One of those cheap, pump-up, insecticide sprayers does a great job with simple green.

      The purple stuff will oxidize anything aluminum if you leave it on there for long. It will also remove clear...
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      VERY BAD ASSUMPTION. Sometimes people who daily...

      VERY BAD ASSUMPTION. Sometimes people who daily mark II's can be a bit lax on the personal safety things (like floors and well mounted seats).
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      I would love to find a solid shell (with or...

      I would love to find a solid shell (with or without glass and rolling suspension) for $200.

      It is runs, has floors and has wheel arches, the rest is easy.

      true of any +20 year old car
      ...
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      Way back in the day, ATF was mineral oil with...

      Way back in the day, ATF was mineral oil with with detergents and dye. Used to use it to flush engines. Did an amazing job cleaning out all sorts of ugliness from oil system.

      Time passes, number...
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5780611-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5780611-CE2-Digi-II-Untangled-%28for-the-Bentley-challanged%29
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      Oil pump, baffle, filter number help

      Had a slight operator error with my 'puter. Lost one of me cheat sheets.

      Am keeping a parts list for my PF-ABA hybrid, and looking to confirm and get some part numbers & applications.

      Mann oil...
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      IF you are sure you have 2 good switches (they...

      IF you are sure you have 2 good switches (they can be bad out of the box), and
      you have a single viscosity of decent oil, and
      you have a Mann or Bosch filter, and
      you are positive you have them in...
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5976519-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5976519-Oil-buzzer-issue
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