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    1. gone gone gone...its all gone.

      what was left of this car got hauled away a few days ago. nothing left.
    2. thanks for responding to this. here is a link...

      thanks for responding to this.

      here is a link to the part out thread: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6901607-Parting-out-red-2-door-VW-Fox-best-offer-trade
    3. IIRC it was determined that the tapered inserts...

      IIRC it was determined that the tapered inserts for air cooled beetles are the same size. I know these are available, though I'm not sure exactly where.
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      Fox seats are narrower between the rails than mk1...

      Fox seats are narrower between the rails than mk1 seats, and wouldn't fit a mk1 without modification. IMO stock Fox seats are also horribly uncomfortable, unattractive, and harder to find than mk1...
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      Ive got one! $10 shipped to your door.

      Ive got one! $10 shipped to your door.
    6. I stand corrected :sly: The grime combined with...

      I stand corrected :sly: The grime combined with what *looked like a crack got me. :o
    7. bump... headlight buckets, map pockets, intake...

      bump...

      headlight buckets, map pockets, intake manifold PENDING SALE.

      Still have a good instrument cluster w/tach (canadian speedo, so kph), a CIS intake boot, lots of interior trim bits, good...
    8. someone needs some cheap rubber...

      make an offer...
    9. these wont fit Foxes... and that one is broken...

      these wont fit Foxes...
      and that one is broken and old to boot.
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      A lot of stuff works well on the rear of the...

      A lot of stuff works well on the rear of the wagon, but mk2 struts are available and fit fine with a few minor changes. The tops of the struts have longer threads, so you can't use the rubber caps...
    11. I don't already have a 5 spd in my car, but I do...

      I don't already have a 5 spd in my car, but I do own a 9Q and all the linkages. Mostly I was curious if anyone knew the tranny code and/or the gear ratios. I know there is a good chance the 9Q is...
    12. Sticky: got my wagon all fixed up.

      plenty to do still, but it runs perfectly and drives great. Need to shine up the paint and get the interior looking better still...
      http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/545/3bhf.jpg
    13. There is a VW Pointer in the junkyard near me...

      ...which as I understand it is based on the BX platform and was mostly sold in Brazil as the Gol G2. Does anyone know what transmission these came with? It appears to be a 5 spd, but not sure which...
    14. Good Pair and two single tires 195/50-15 all with decent to good tread

      I have a pair of Federal tires, 195/50-15 with decent tread on them. Lets call them cheap summer tires/rollers/smokers.
      I would like $50 for the pair, but am open to offers.
      I also have one...
    15. Parting out red 2-door VW Fox...best offer/trade

      I have a 1989 VW Fox 2-door sedan that is basically stripped. It is currently a rolling chassis with a good long block and good 4 spd trans still in. Full exhaust, all the manifolds, everything is...
    16. Parting out red 2-door VW Fox...best offer/trade

      I have a 1989 VW Fox 2-door sedan that is basically stripped. It is currently a rolling chassis with a good long block and good 4 spd trans still in. Full exhaust, all the manifolds, everything is...
    17. Parting out red 2-door VW Fox...best offer/trade

      I have a 1989 VW Fox 2-door sedan that is basically stripped. It is currently a rolling chassis with a good long block and good 4 spd trans still in. Full exhaust, all the manifolds, everything is...
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      I wouldn't ignore the fuel pump relay just cause you have a TT one...

      I had an "unlimited" TT relay in mine for a while. I say it was unlimited, but sometimes it cut out at 5k, a few times it even cut out at 3k or so.

      I ended up going to the junkyard and pulling a...
    19. :facepalm: You cannot FIX a head gasket with...

      :facepalm:
      You cannot FIX a head gasket with something in a bottle.
      These products are great if you need to get another 2 hours home or to a repair shop that can fix the problem, but it is only a...
    20. What are the chances of a cheaper version of this...

      What are the chances of a cheaper version of this in a milder steel? We Fox-ers are notoriously thrifty...I've bought whole running Foxes for less than $450 :)
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