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      Completely off topic but if my wife would kill me...

      Completely off topic but if my wife would kill me if i bought another car. I love it so. Of course the pics are from the last time it was for sale so...:rolleyes:
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      WHAT THE HECK DO I KNOW ANYWAY? See below... ...

      WHAT THE HECK DO I KNOW ANYWAY? See below...



      Thanks for the encouragement!:wave:

      So I busted my hump this weekend when family time wasn't happening. Everything is together minus windshield...
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      While I'm sharing rebuild helpful hints. My...

      While I'm sharing rebuild helpful hints. My number one helpful reassembly trick is when I disassemble to part I immediately screw the fasteners back into the parts so I know where they go.
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      Thanks for the pics. The more the better of the...

      Thanks for the pics. The more the better of the bay. It helps me a whole lot.

      I installed the front grill, hood latch, and inner lights last night. 15 minutes and done. I plan to bring home the...
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      If you are talking about the head light I...

      If you are talking about the head light I installed - they are H4s. The finish looks nice because I had them Satin Black powder coated. It came from RockAuto in a zinc chromate finish.



      Cant...
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      I will probably sell off some parts after...

      I will probably sell off some parts after everything is complete. I'll hit you up near the end or shoot me a PM after it looks like I'm done.

      See the correct support one below......
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      Thanks man. The problem with the rocco is I am so...

      Thanks man. The problem with the rocco is I am so upside down in the car it's sickening. Many folks like a GTI and will somewhat pay for a nice one. Rocco folks are cheap. I didn't realize it when I...
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      I fall into the same boat as you. I bought an...

      I fall into the same boat as you. I bought an Alpine White in 97 and drove it for several years. Finally sold it because I had zero mech knowledge (and tools) at the time, the internet was still in...
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      Don't know about that but thanks. ;) :thumbup:...

      Don't know about that but thanks. ;)

      :thumbup:

      Moving along at a rapid pace for me. Sacrificing sleep by going downstairs after the wife kids go to bed and working till midnight. It's coming...
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      Making progress. The difficult part in a semi...

      Making progress. The difficult part in a semi resto seems to be determining how much time to spend restoring individual pieces. You can spend hours on small parts. Now that everything is coming...
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      Thanks for the info Jon and Shawn O :thumbup: ...

      Thanks for the info Jon and Shawn O :thumbup:

      Also thanks to you vw88 However. I will more likely buy new just to freshen this car up some.

      Got the motor off the hoist last night and mated the...
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      At the end of the day though the car will turn...

      At the end of the day though the car will turn out nicely. The paint held up well due to many layers of clear and the engine accessories just needed a good clean and paint. The interior only needs...
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      Super easy. The directions say to keep it off...

      Super easy. The directions say to keep it off your paint but it would be really hard to get the product on your paint unless you were being careless. A little goes a long way. They provide you with...
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      Okay well a month later the car is painted. Just...

      Okay well a month later the car is painted. Just got the car in the garage last night and on the lift. The day before I brought home the bumper and tried the "Wipe New" product on the bumper. I...
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      I haven't seen your car before. Cool take! I like...

      I haven't seen your car before. Cool take! I like it and I don't normally like 5 spokes on a GTI. I still dig a 80s-90s mono look.
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      Sorry no pictures but I would like to take the...

      Sorry no pictures but I would like to take the time to let all automotive painters know that other automotive painters in their industry make all automotive painters look bad! LOL

      I've yet to pick...
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      Still have AC block off plate?

      Still have AC block off plate?
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      Hi all. Going to be at cnc tomorrow for the first...

      Hi all. Going to be at cnc tomorrow for the first time. I'm a dubber at heart, have 92 GTI and 86 Scirocco at the house. I'm driving a black 911 tomorrow so help a fellow dubber out and introduce...
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      Looking for these 3 parts......

      Looking for these 3 parts...
      http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj311/shawn_obrien99qd/1992%20GTI/4ksunroof_zps31220c47.jpg
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      Is it a sunroof model? If so I need sunroof...

      Is it a sunroof model? If so I need sunroof parts. Let me know and thanks!:thumbup:
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