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      I had a similar issue after putting the G60...

      I had a similar issue after putting the G60 brakes on. Turns out the 22mm MC had some crud in it that would hold the brake pressure on one circuit.. The brakes would drag. I then re-bled the brakes...
    2. Is this originally a 8V GTI? The speedo, rear...

      Is this originally a 8V GTI? The speedo, rear bench and the flares seem to suggest so. But it's been through some work in the past so it could have been either.
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      Poll: It's free to patch at a Sam's club as long as you...

      It's free to patch at a Sam's club as long as you are a club member. Even if you didn't buy the tires there.
    4. Hmm. Think I can split lanes with this in...

      Hmm. Think I can split lanes with this in California?:laugh:
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      All this talk about the Promaster. How about the...

      All this talk about the Promaster. How about the Ford Transits? I loved the 12 seat Medium Roof we had as a rental. And I'm considering one in the future to haul the family around. It drives great...
    6. I saw 4 of these testing in Mammoth last month.

      I saw 4 of these testing in Mammoth last month.
    7. College kids driving Lambos and M3 and Widebody...

      College kids driving Lambos and M3 and Widebody Ferrari 458(the M3 kid's other car). I think someone's jelly.:laugh:

      I once saw a Chinese kid in his early 20's roll up in a Mclaren something at 5...
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      I went to Chuck's shop in 1992-93 time frame. My...

      I went to Chuck's shop in 1992-93 time frame. My brother and I showed up in my brother's bone stock Festiva and started checking things out. Chuck came out and was happy to show us around. He even...
    9. Maybe a fire sale coming soon to move these...

      Maybe a fire sale coming soon to move these units? I drive by half a dozen of these everyday. Sitting in a holding lot.
      My guess is if I wanted to hold stuff. The sprinter isn't that much more? Like...
    10. The electric car world is still evolving. From...

      The electric car world is still evolving. From supply chain to integration. I just read that Tesla's motors are made in Taiwan. Foxconn is building the Model 3 center display/controls. Panansonic is...
    11. This is :laugh: I bought a 50mm manifold set...

      This is :laugh:

      I bought a 50mm manifold set from "Alex Rodriguez" in San Diego many years ago. Paypal'd the guy and never saw my parts. I actually dug through his info and found his work place....
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      I think the title should say "freakishly...

      I think the title should say "freakishly expensive to maintain".
      The cost of the cars aren't much more than the old days. Yet cars are getting more and more unreliable due to all the added...
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      My son goes to a preschool and many of the kids...

      My son goes to a preschool and many of the kids have rich Asian parents. Many of of the moms drive Porsche SUVs or Mercedes GL/S class or BMW M5 or similar. And sometimes an odd Bentley Mulsanne or...
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      My failed trunk latch on the Q5 also disabled all...

      My failed trunk latch on the Q5 also disabled all the main tail light functions. So I had to drive with no tail lights, except that the lower secondary strip that functions as reverse/fog/running...
    15. https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2859/8832409850_6723...

      https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2859/8832409850_6723f186b8_b.jpg
    16. Hey, at least the wheels are clean. But a car...

      Hey, at least the wheels are clean.
      But a car in that state of neglect shouldn't have wheels that clean. :screwy:
      That trunk lid is misaligned. So it may have been rear-ended and repainted at some...
    17. http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a243/jimmyoldsko...

      http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a243/jimmyoldskool1/Anders%20Ranbos%20MK2/ranbo1.jpg
      Still my favorite "stanced" Golf GTI with Comp MOs. Long before "stance" was a thing. I'm sure if I were to...
    18. Pointy, knee-bashing dash needs to go. I hate it...

      Pointy, knee-bashing dash needs to go. I hate it every time i get in it.
      http://www.tflcar.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/IMG_2307.jpg
      And it is definitely as boring as you can make a car. At least...
    19. In very simple terms... The Inter(cooler) goes...

      In very simple terms... The Inter(cooler) goes between Compressor exit (hot) and Engine intake. It cools the compressed fresh air. The cooler it gets the higher the density (oxygen content) for...
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      My brother had one just like it. Too bad it got...

      My brother had one just like it. Too bad it got totaled. I still have it and should swap the motor to the other Golf 2 Shell I have. Kids taking all my time. :banghead:

      Still have my GTI 8v and a...
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