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      the tube is meant to connect to the vaccuum line...

      the tube is meant to connect to the vaccuum line so your cluster can tell you when to upshift. - or if you have MFA, it will tell you about your fuel mileage.

      they never work... ;)
    2. Really happy to hear that this DIY is still...

      Really happy to hear that this DIY is still getting lots of use. that shifter lockout tab is one of the most annoying VW issues I know of, and people so often just "live with it" just because they...
    3. Hi Marcmax! sorry I havent got back to you...

      Hi Marcmax! sorry I havent got back to you sooner, but I rarely get on the tex anymore these days.

      you are having trouble with your 3rd and 4th gear shifting mechanism inside the tranny. the 3rd...
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      you know, I thought I had it fixed but it still...

      you know, I thought I had it fixed but it still plagues me with issues. I literally parked it for two whole years and I am just getting around to looking at it again. I think my megasquirt ECU is...
    5. I want to thank Fruitbat and mozcar for their...

      I want to thank Fruitbat and mozcar for their contributions to this DIY. I will edit my original post to include this info.

      Note: when determining the force needed on the struts, the only method I...
    6. something has gone terribly wrong... probably...

      something has gone terribly wrong... probably your rear motor mount is not attached anymore....

      edit: if youve done a clutch job,m the rear motor mount was probably removed, and when you put it...
    7. Oh! I totally forgot! you are probably missing a...

      Oh! I totally forgot! you are probably missing a special washer between that but and the ball lever!

      the relay shaft has that obling section where the relay ball lever fits. if you wind the nut...
    8. I dont know about the 4 speed tranny. you may not...

      I dont know about the 4 speed tranny. you may not need that bend. it is easy to tell tho. either it binds or it doesnt. you can look at the linkage while someone runs through the gears too.

      if...
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      Nicely done! I wish I had a stock of these LEDs...

      Nicely done! I wish I had a stock of these LEDs when I didnt my Bulb repair howto. this is really great!
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      hahah! Bonsai, I was thinking the whole time I...

      hahah! Bonsai, I was thinking the whole time I read this that if I had ONE word to describe it with it would be "BONER", but Yeah, perfection words pretty damned good too :D
      hahahah!

      I actually...
    11. You know Ducksrunner, before you go mucking...

      You know Ducksrunner, before you go mucking around with the motor mounts, check the linkage first. its really easy to do and doesnt cost you a dime.
    12. yes, it is normal for them to go that fast....

      yes, it is normal for them to go that fast. because when they go, they go.

      EDIT:
      please note that the drivers side motor mount is a total paint in the rear to change. reardless of cost, replacing...
    13. oh god. dont bother. just get a brand new control...

      oh god. dont bother. just get a brand new control arm with preloaded bushings.

      36$ from gap
      http://www.germanautoparts.com/Volkswagen/Scirocco/Suspension/60/1
    14. heh, thanks man, but I assure you, it is far from...

      heh, thanks man, but I assure you, it is far from flawless, and it runs like total crap. I need to spend some serious time sorting out my engine woes.
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      to all my Scirocco Brethren and Sistren*, I wish...

      to all my Scirocco Brethren and Sistren*, I wish you all a happy and safe new years. I Love you all :)







      * Yep. I looked it up.
    16. ironically, absolutely nothing. I cant think of...

      ironically, absolutely nothing. I cant think of anything really useful to use them for, and most useful things have already done. most things I really want or need to do, the Arduino either cant do,...
    17. Yes, S1's and S2's use the same lifter strut. ...

      Yes, S1's and S2's use the same lifter strut.

      Looking at the parts catalog at vagcat.com, you can see the part number for the s1 tailgate lifter strut is 533827550 (no A)

      the parts catalog...
    18. holy cow man, lucky thats all that happened to...

      holy cow man, lucky thats all that happened to the ol' girl.

      gotta check those lugs!

      I borrowed my grandfathers 2.5 ton dump truck one time to haul a huge load of recon waste. the wheels on the...
    19. Hello again fello 'Rocconauts... A question...

      Hello again fello 'Rocconauts...

      A question was posed to me via instant msg, which I wanted to add to the thread and include my response.



      Hey Kumba, this is a good question which I should...
    20. ahh yes, the infamous MCMASTER book. they used to...

      ahh yes, the infamous MCMASTER book. they used to send me TWO copies of it every quarter. it took me FOUR phone calls and over a year (and a half?) to get them to STOP sending me the "dead tree...
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