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      if its a diesel flywheel and the locating pins...

      if its a diesel flywheel and the locating pins are on i'm not sure if you can install it incorrectly?

      i would still have hunted for that mark first through the timing hold of the tranny to see if...
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      ditto , i have seen enough of mk1 and mk2 chasis...

      ditto , i have seen enough of mk1 and mk2 chasis to know not to trust their gage. also i am baffled that people talk about it as a reference as it it matters, because what are the odds you are going...
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      you are all over the place so be carefull before...

      you are all over the place so be carefull before you start yanking things.

      why did you get a prothe ip and what ip is on the car now?

      if you were going to check timing with the cam lock in...
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      all of my cars have a little oil in the intake. ...

      all of my cars have a little oil in the intake. what happens if the car is up to temp running and you take the oil fill cap off?

      does it burn oil, how does it start in the cold?

      for me i have...
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      I have seen what you have and more with mk1 and...

      I have seen what you have and more with mk1 and mk2 chasis and thus the reason I keep mentioning real gages so you can learn your car and see problems before they arise.

      I have had my 85 jetta...
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      I'm still not understanding what you are talking...

      I'm still not understanding what you are talking about with the car running cold? What do you have this to back it up with besides a gage on the dash that can be faulty?

      If you are talking...
    7. damn i got all sorts of stuff. coolant,...

      damn i got all sorts of stuff. coolant, distilled water, water pump belt, emergency kit, full size speed jack, craftsman toolkit in a case. knife with window breaker, flashlights, food and more!
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      i don't know your layout do you have ac? ...

      i don't know your layout do you have ac?

      sounds like the side port has the glowplug and sender for temp gage in the dash?

      i simply drill and tapped a hole for my aftermarket sender into my...
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      i yanked those things off each of my mk1 chasis...

      i yanked those things off each of my mk1 chasis and ran clear hose from rails to injection pump and used plain mk2 fuel filter.

      i don't even recall the sizes involved, can you put on banjo fitting...
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      i wasn't tell you that stuff for fun, these are...

      i wasn't tell you that stuff for fun, these are the only cars i drive with some family for the past 5+ years. got a few of em now and worked on more.

      yes they are slow to warmup on a cold start...
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      did you actually test to see what the wiring is...

      did you actually test to see what the wiring is doing when you turn on the ignition? rig a voltmeter onto the bus bar, turn the key and watch for voltage reading???

      i have had a very interesting...
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      I have never had this air lock people mention in...

      I have never had this air lock people mention in one of these engines and I have worked on a handfull more than once. I just fill into the reservoir and start the car with the cap off and let it...
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      does your engine sound funny in the engine bay? ...

      does your engine sound funny in the engine bay?

      i had a sudden case of this but worse than you and it was exhaust gasket on a used runner we started to daily drive. turned out a broken stud and...
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      sounds like you have a restriction in the fuel...

      sounds like you have a restriction in the fuel delivery somewhere.

      drain your fuel filter out, you should be able to easily blow through them. if clogged good luck. and even then it might trick...
    15. respraying 79 rabbit, where did they use seam sealer on outside?

      sorry if this is a stupid question, for some reason i didn't find this info when searching? maybe its obvious if i looked over the car but just wanted to be sure.

      i see where the rear side/back...
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      What does the pedal going to the floor have to do...

      What does the pedal going to the floor have to do with a booster? It should never go to the floor right?

      I am curious since I have seen people mention going manual brakes. So thats the same as...
    17. Are you going to put the other diesel...

      Are you going to put the other diesel engine/tranny back into the car?

      I may be interested if price was right and it was put together so it looks like a normal car so that aaa would tow it(they...
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      I restriction like a clogged filter can kill the...

      I restriction like a clogged filter can kill the car when you stab the pedal. I had this happen out of nowhere last year on a filter that wasn't even 10,000 miles old. it threw me off to start and...
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      I don't use injector end caps I just loop it with...

      I don't use injector end caps I just loop it with a t back into the return line barb.

      If you experimented with these engines used you may find all sorts of issues with pinging, timing, missing,...
    20. does that rabbit have a sunroof? what date...

      does that rabbit have a sunroof?

      what date do you have to sell by?
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