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      5007 is the Winner Can drive to work tomorrow...

      5007 is the Winner

      Can drive to work tomorrow morning without getting a ticket..... I know that cop will be waiting for me.... gotta love small towns.
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      Have 1156 for the brakes and left side rear fog....

      Have 1156 for the brakes and left side rear fog. Tail light (bottom center) is a smaller bulb.

      Didn't think to try and stuff an 1156 in there because the bulb shape is different. will try it and...
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      Euro Tails bulbs - need some help

      Have a set of Golf euro tails which came over form Germany.

      Local cop politely informed me I have a tail light out...

      What I have is R5W 12821 Philips 12V 5W.

      Cant find one locally. Are...
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      Finally put a 13 inch bosch icon on my rear...

      Finally put a 13 inch bosch icon on my rear wiper... Only been meaning to do it for 6 years now....
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      2X Pulling engines isn't hard. Only difficult...

      2X

      Pulling engines isn't hard. Only difficult thing is a hoist or engine crane which id a harbor freight or craigs list thing.

      Do yourself a favor. Get an older digital camera that will take a...
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      Not really understanding the question.... you are...

      Not really understanding the question.... you are not parting it out, so you have a basket case with some good bits and pieces....

      General rule of thumb for me is a basket case of used parts and a...
    7. EVERY DAY. (When you do manage to break it......

      EVERY DAY.

      (When you do manage to break it... it is cheap and easy to fix.... then drive the **** out of it every day.... repeat as needed until the coroner tells you your driving days are over.)
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      I got really sick of messing with door handles....

      I got really sick of messing with door handles. Have 3 gallon ziplocks full of 'spare parts' that I would sift threw to find the bits and pieces to make "new" one work.

      Broke down and purchased a...
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      Did you clean out the serrations on the adjuster...

      Did you clean out the serrations on the adjuster wedge (part # 16) and lube it lightly at reinstall?

      Did you get the correct shoes - there are two sizes of rear drum brakes?
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      Sticky: I'll take a set @ $30. Would stainless be an...

      I'll take a set @ $30.
      Would stainless be an option? How Much?
    11. Agreed. Anything above the stock-ish bolts is...

      Agreed.

      Anything above the stock-ish bolts is sort of a waste with an 8 valve. You can sink a lot of money into one and not get the power of an ABA or 16 valve.

      Can understand it form a purist...
    12. Thanks Eric. Not the thread I was looking for....

      Thanks Eric.

      Not the thread I was looking for. More wanted to email the guy who posted it up. May need to broaden the searc a bit. Maybe it wasn't here in the past month or so.

      The "McCaster"...
    13. Boat trailer poly roller front engine mount thread ????

      Anyone seen this thread recently... have been searching for it for over an hour and cant find it.

      Thanks much.
    14. If your temp gauge in the dash console is acting...

      If your temp gauge in the dash console is acting normally and showing you the usual reading and you don't have a puddle of coolant on the floor or a coolant smell in the car, then it is the blend...
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      Pretty sure the starter interlock and the seat...

      Pretty sure the starter interlock and the seat belt warning light are completely different and unrelated circuits.

      low power coil wires.... they are easy to get backwards.... double check what...
    16. Thanks for the link. Worst case scenario with the...

      Thanks for the link. Worst case scenario with the SS pulley is I sell it when I no longer need it. It also solves anther problem for me as well.

      (There are no sub $1,000 US car in New England that...
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      Still sounds like starer interlock / seat belt...

      Still sounds like starer interlock / seat belt wires to me, but I cant tell from here.

      Coil test is in the bentley.
      Common mistake is to switch the low power leads to the coil.
      ...
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      Digi II.... The first usual suspects are always...

      Digi II.... The first usual suspects are always the head grounds, vacuum leaks, faulty connections and sometimes the CTS.

      Idle issues like you are describing are often the ISV needing a good...
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      Easier is to use one of those clip on jumpers...

      Easier is to use one of those clip on jumpers (Scotch lock?) and steal a little keyed power (black/yellow wire) from something in the dash wiring and run that to the fog light switch as power, then...
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      I stopped running mine - just too much of a...

      I stopped running mine - just too much of a hassle....

      Have toyed with the idea of converting the rear for slot and the dead corresponding slot to additional brake lights.
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