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    1. thanks, that's helpful. I know once I pull the...

      thanks, that's helpful. I know once I pull the parts out it will start making sense to be again.

      if I remember correctly there is a fitting that drops down off the end of the boot - one side goes...
    2. help needed - Vaccum Lines/Idle Boost Valve

      Oh, and ideally from a non-AC car. It's probably not much different, but I know there's an extra line in there somewhere.

      Cheers.
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      welcome. changing the head gasket is...

      welcome.

      changing the head gasket is relatively simple. one main suggestion I have - and I am sure this is of all head work - make sure you follow the order of tightening the bolts suggested in...
    4. help needed - Vaccum Lines/Idle Boost Valve

      can someone do me a HUGE favor?

      post some pics of the stock vacuum line set up? mainly for the idle boost valve and where they lead. I can also need a reminder of how the blow off valve from the...
    5. Mike - no worries! I didn't think that for a sec....

      Mike - no worries! I didn't think that for a sec.

      Oil change this weekend - should have done it 500 miles after the head swap - reaching 1500...also replace the broken emergency brake cable if...
    6. How a VW Fox Wagon sucked me back in...a build thread.

      besides my idle and hot start issues (not to mention leaks) - I seem to have a minor electrical issue too. My wipers go on sporadically when I have my headlights on - and only after the car has...
    7. How a VW Fox Wagon sucked me back in...a build thread.

      I replied! Looks like I never hit send last night or it didn't go through - check your inbox now.

      My first order of business is putting the idle boost valve and all related vacuum lines back in. I...
    8. How a VW Fox Wagon sucked me back in...a build thread.

      I'm back! Driving the wagon daily 4.4 Miles each way to the train. I'll be on here more often updating my progress (it will be slow, but hopefully steady)

      I missed you guys. For real. I missed...
    9. How a VW Fox Wagon sucked me back in...a build thread.

      aaaaand - change of plans.



      I have a 2 car garage in my near future.



      Just signed contract on a house.
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      aaaaand - change of plans. I have a 2 car...

      aaaaand - change of plans.

      I have a 2 car garage in my near future.

      Just signed contract on a house.

      THE FOX IS NOT FOR SALE.

      Funny turn of events, I might end up getting the Blue Sedan...
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      1988 VW Fox GL Wagon - Modifications and Upgrades...

      1988 VW Fox GL Wagon - Modifications and Upgrades


      General Fixes and Upgrades 9/3/2011:

      valve cover gasket

      timing belt and tension

      alternator belt
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      I am not selling individual parts. All or nothing.

      I am not selling individual parts. All or nothing.
    13. How a VW Fox Wagon sucked me back in...a build thread.

      I won't unless someone comes to grab the whole package. I may have to find somewhere to store it otherwise.

      It's too much with some plans the lady and I are striving towards. It just doesn't make...
    14. you could buy the whole car ...

      you could buy the whole car :(
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      Feeler: 1988 VW Fox Wagon + TONS of parts

      I promised myself I wouldn't do it...but such is life. I just don't feel I will do this project justice any time soon. Wasting $ on insurance, don't have a garage, alternate side parking, the list...
    16. How a VW Fox Wagon sucked me back in...a build thread.

      The seats are being stored in my in-laws shed. They'll see the day of light this spring.

      Trust me. I miss messing around with the Fox myself. Hoping for lots of progress in 2014.

      It's...
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      4 Foxes and a ton of parts for sale

      Wish I lived on the Left Coast.
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      www.brazilshopping.com

      :thumbup:
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      Hot Start Stumble. What would cause this?

      Interesting. First I've heard of this.

      I haven't been driving it much - but same symptoms every time.

      I'll keep this in mind when I start work on it again this spring.

      Thanks for chiming...
    20. FS: 2 New Thule Fork Mount Bike Racks for votex/oem base bars

      Great seller here! Thanks again.
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