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      That it sits in the garage 4-5 months out of the...

      That it sits in the garage 4-5 months out of the year, and I sink even more money into it than when its on the road!
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      I ache for one of these The only problem is...

      I ache for one of these

      The only problem is that really nice, all original ones go for R32 skyline money
    3. Obama should grant amnesty to new old beetles

      Obama should grant amnesty to new old beetles
    4. I almost bought one of these years ago. All the...

      I almost bought one of these years ago. All the ones around here though smoked on startup though. Not wanting to deal with any issues, I passed on them all (they were all still around $10k too, this...
    5. Dafuq?

      Dafuq?
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      I used the OEM door handle, but replaced the lock...

      I used the OEM door handle, but replaced the lock cylinder and paddle with aftermarket pieces. I have about 4 aftermarket handles in my garage which I looked at during assembly, so they are...
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      Got the door to lock from the inside, but turning...

      Got the door to lock from the inside, but turning the key in the handle still does nothing except feel like I'm going to break something. Still looking like an actuator?
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      Some people have all the cool ****. While I'm...

      Some people have all the cool ****. While I'm here with a garage full of VWs :(
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      Mk4 headgasket, but no cams? Any reason why? 262s...

      Mk4 headgasket, but no cams? Any reason why? 262s are pretty much a basic bolt on since you don't have to change valve springs, just lifters.
    10. If you are running NA bumpers, you are correct,...

      If you are running NA bumpers, you are correct, you do NOT need to cut off the 4 inches off the side.

      Just where the parts you highlighted fit into the rebar. There is extra metal in the NA rebar....
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      You guys are awesome. I'll be outside taking a...

      You guys are awesome. I'll be outside taking a look at it a little later. I'll probably take one of those actuators just for good measure, especially if I can get the door to lock still.

      Good...
    12. I run an NA rebar with a euro support and NA...

      I run an NA rebar with a euro support and NA bumpers.

      You have to drill out welds, and cut and remove metal from where the radiator support fits into the rebar (the 4 mounting points where it...
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      As controversial as this post is, I strongly...

      As controversial as this post is, I strongly dislike both of these colors as well.
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      Thanks for all the help guys :beer: I believe I...

      Thanks for all the help guys :beer: I believe I found a vacuum pump.

      Now what do you mean by door latch? Internal mechanism? I had the door card off today. Even with the door shut, I couldn't get...
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      #BondoAllTheMk3s

      #BondoAllTheMk3s
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      Central locking question

      Going over my new daily. Car is not perfect, so I need to address some issues before winter. One of them is the non-working locks.

      D/S lock cylinder was broken. Swapped out the cylinder. Still...
    17. Thorsten! I just picked up a green golf as my...

      Thorsten! I just picked up a green golf as my daily driver, you are seriously tempting me! :laugh:
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      Replacing a broken OG handle on my new daily. The...

      Replacing a broken OG handle on my new daily. The aftermarket ones have a much different shape to the little hook that grabs the latch.

      I've removed and reinstalled OEM handles before no problem....
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      I'll be seeing Joe Walsh on December 1st, I'll be...

      I'll be seeing Joe Walsh on December 1st, I'll be sure to let him know.

      Joe: "My Maserati does one eighty-five..."
      TCL ******* in crowd: "No it doesn't! It really doesn't though!"
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      Realized that aftermarket door handles suck, and...

      Realized that aftermarket door handles suck, and OEM handles are NLA. Have to pull my doorcard Friday to install an aftermarket handle now.

      Also discovered that my thermostat is probably stuck...
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