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      Are you saying you are overheating based on the...

      Are you saying you are overheating based on the temp gauge/flashing LED? Or actual steam? If you dont see ant physical evidence it could be your coolant fluid evel sensor going into the top of your...
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      86 Golf NA Diesel here, 54HP of pure fury!...

      86 Golf NA Diesel here, 54HP of pure fury! Currently in Steamboat but moving to the front range soonish. I rather like driving around knowing that my car is unique and I most likely won't see another...
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      http://gnarlodious.com/vanagon/bosch_pump/-Rebuild...

      http://gnarlodious.com/vanagon/bosch_pump/-Rebuild

      I suggest do it yourself, I just finished resealing mine and it really isnt that daunting. And you will feel accomplished.
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      Interesting. I'd imagine its because there isn't...

      Interesting. I'd imagine its because there isn't much difference in power?

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      Lower compression pistons. Possibly oil squirters...

      Lower compression pistons. Possibly oil squirters inside the block (although I don't think they are necessary) Turbo inlet and exhaust manifold, turbo, turbo injection pump with the altitude...
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      I have recently moved to Steamboat from Tempe...

      I have recently moved to Steamboat from Tempe after graduating from college. I will be heading somewhere on the Front Range as soon as I get a career. I grew up in Conifer and am excited to come back...
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      also take a look at...

      also take a look at www.vwdieselparts.com/otips.htm
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      dont think so, I assume to do that just open the...

      dont think so, I assume to do that just open the top of the reserve bottle and let it sit at idle for a bit?
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      Higher temperature after adding coolant

      Good morning/afternoon/night (wherever your current timezone may be),

      I have noticed that after I added coolant into my 1.6 NA it runs warmer (gauge past LED indicator) as opposed to below the LED...
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      www.vwdiesel.net is your friend

      www.vwdiesel.net is your friend
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      my car's 1 year old twin! how exciting!

      my car's 1 year old twin! how exciting!
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      okay well maybe the new shift kit is tampering...

      okay well maybe the new shift kit is tampering with the original piece, look for one from an 85-86 (longer than the ones on later models), should be like $5 at the most depending on where you get it.
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      well that little piece is what pushes the...

      well that little piece is what pushes the mechanism forward and backward (R, 3rd and 5th) as opposed to laterally (2nd and 4th). Your problem is there, no doubt.
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      http://www.parts4vws.com/images/parts/A2798211.JPG...

      http://www.parts4vws.com/images/parts/A2798211.JPG

      The little white plastic piece underneath the last s just before the .com
    15. My apologies, Ill read who is replying to what...

      My apologies, Ill read who is replying to what more careful next time.
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      Your problem is the little plastic socket piece...

      Your problem is the little plastic socket piece within your shift linkage. I had this same problem and it took me forever to figure it out. I have an 86 golf, my little plastic socket piece fell...
    17. Hey Sirs, Low coolant problem. The level was...

      Hey Sirs,

      Low coolant problem. The level was below the min line. I filled it up, drove it around until warm, the sensor went down immediately. Although, the gauge still read higher than normal...
    18. My apologies guys, made the post late, 1986 Gold...

      My apologies guys, made the post late, 1986 Gold Diesel N/A, I changed the sensor that goes into the thermostat housing (the one the upper rad hose goes into to side of the engine). I dont think low...
    19. Temp Gauge Blinks and High Temp but not overheating

      Hey All,

      My car recently started indicating that my coolant temp is absurdly high, gauge shoots up and light blinks. It started a couple months ago, driving to a friends house at night. I was on...
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      I have some vr6 calipers with new pads for sale...

      I have some vr6 calipers with new pads for sale if youre interested message me.
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