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    1. Friendly Local Auto Parts Store. I think Timbo...

      Friendly Local Auto Parts Store.

      I think Timbo coined the phrase.
    2. Here's some pictures of the offending unit. The...

      Here's some pictures of the offending unit. The 1st pictures shows the marks the rotor button was making when striking the contacts. On a good one the contacts are about 1/2 that size.
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      Take yours apart 1st and see if you can get it...

      Take yours apart 1st and see if you can get it working again there's not to much to them.
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      Yes you have to push and turn.... it might look...

      Yes you have to push and turn.... it might look like it's not going anywhere but then it goes in.


      Make sure if the calipers are still attached to the car you have your brake fluid cap off to...
    5. Scary Maintenance Moment #365,218. - tick tick tick tick goes the engine.

      Had a bright idea to clean up the 16v engine a little bit with some degreser and a hose Sunday afternoon.

      Started off ok .... cool engine.....cleaned it up a little...blew off quite a bit of the...
    6. Whoot Whoot. :thumbup:;)

      Whoot Whoot. :thumbup:;)
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      I needed one a while back after the little...

      I needed one a while back after the little plastic clip broke off.

      I placed a WTB ad in the classifieds and got a hit in a few hours from a owner that had a few on his shelf.

      Good luck
      ...
    8. :thumbup: Great job. I love working on my...

      :thumbup:

      Great job. I love working on my little car as well. Since I've moved my 88 16v into daily driver status back in February its been showing me which parts need attention.

      Remember...
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      You can get all the bulbs at the local autoparts...

      You can get all the bulbs at the local autoparts store.

      I just had to pick up the rear side marker bulbs and I was surprised advanced auto had them...... years ago I think I had to get them from...
    10. Does anyone have my old car? White/2 door/loaded VIN# WVWRF7AJ9CW302328

      Always wonder where my old cars end up.

      Thanks

      C
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      Cut the bottom of the shock off parallel with the...

      Cut the bottom of the shock off parallel with the bolt.

      Then cut the rubber and the bolt once you get the shock out of the way.

      Had to do it as well.

      :thumbup:
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      here's some really nice relays on e-bay: ...

      here's some really nice relays on e-bay:

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/2PCS-Waterproof-integrated-automobile-relay-auto-relay-12v-40A-5PIN-/390953837044
    13. I'm baffled at what I'm even looking at. I...

      I'm baffled at what I'm even looking at.

      I guess MK1 is different than my MK2.

      :confused:
    14. Nope. If your car is starting and...

      Nope. If your car is starting and driving/accelerating it's not the fuel pump(s).

      If the main (outside) fuel pump is bad your not going anywhere.

      If the internal (inside) fuel pump is out your...
    15. You can probably take yours to a hydraulic hose...

      You can probably take yours to a hydraulic hose place and have one made as well.
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      Why go through all the trouble? Buy some new...

      Why go through all the trouble?

      Buy some new ones already built.

      http://www.raxles.com/

      This is a great company...and they even supply the sockets to do the work just so you return them with...
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      #1. Check to make sure your getting the required...

      #1. Check to make sure your getting the required 12v to your headlights.
      #2. There are many threads on here about relaying your lights. For some reason today I can't get to most of them or I...
    18. Thread: Worth it?

      by BluDemon
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      I wish I had a field outback where items like...

      I wish I had a field outback where items like this could be placed.
    19. Well I finally got my car realigned and it...

      Well I finally got my car realigned and it improved the ride and steering response even more.

      Plus

      The front end was back in the green on camber and toe and on new tires the ride is nice and...
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      If you don't have to push down for reverse...

      If you don't have to push down for reverse anymore the little notch on on the bottom is broke. There's a few threads on how to fix. I found a replacement out of an old 5 speed MK1.
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