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    1. Great pic of the torque specs and such, right...

      Great pic of the torque specs and such, right you are about the fuel pump precaution, thx for your input!

      - C S5
    2. Re: Alpine White '86 MK2 GTI restoration/build thread

      Man, kudos to you. I was about to give up on my 91 VR MK2 but I decided a couple of days ago to take the full on plunge as well. Mine has really bad off doors, rear quarters and rear panel. Lol, I...
    3. PM Sent!

      PM Sent!
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      WTB: MK2 headliner board

      2dr golf
      just need decent headliner board, thx!

      Sent from Cincinnati
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      Wtb mk2 2dr front d/side seat

      Cincinnati, Ohio
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      Possibly relocating to Springfield, IL

      Hi all. I might be moving to Springfield, IL. I am a bit of a VW enthusiast. I have a 1990 MKII GOLF that I personaly performed a 5SPD VR6 swap on about 5 years ago. I have worked in VW dealers...
    7. Question: How long is this pry bar? How far do...

      Question: How long is this pry bar? How far do they "pry" over. Which way are you prying them? UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT/A/B/SELECT/START? :P No, seriously though. Are there any drivability/handling...
    8. Sticky: DIY: 2.0t Timingbelt (w / Non-divided cover) and Thermostat

      DIY: 2.0t Timingbelt / Waterpump (w/ Non-divided cover) and Thermostat

      The timing belt part of the DIY is finished. There is enough info for you to replace your thermostat, just not a step by...
    9. Sorry I didn't get your message earlier. Yeah,...

      Sorry I didn't get your message earlier. Yeah, it is a small diameter XZN (3/4mm?) There are two bolts, one for the front pipe and one for the rear pipe.
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5840903-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5840903-DIY-BPY-2.0t-Timing-Belt-Job-Thermo-Stat-Non-Divided-Toothed-Belt-Cover

      I just did it. It was easy. Only hoses that you have to take off are the...
    11. It's probably the thermostat. We had the same...

      It's probably the thermostat. We had the same code and I just replaced thermostat. It isn't that bad a job as the timing belt. Just don't be fooled by the two bolts behind where the charge pipe is...
    12. Yeah, I did it without air tools in the garage in...

      Yeah, I did it without air tools in the garage in the house I'm living in, in the bottom of the sea. Seemed like the PITA part was getting the engine mount out. When I worked at the dealer I think...
    13. Yeah, the tensioner I used has a paint mark from...

      Yeah, the tensioner I used has a paint mark from out of the package. I just lined the notch up with it turning clock-wise. The hex part ended up being in the same position (nearly 12 O'Clock). ...
    14. What kind of car is that? I'm sure it's an Audi,...

      What kind of car is that? I'm sure it's an Audi, lol...
    15. Yeah, that looks perfect to me. Where in...

      Yeah, that looks perfect to me. Where in Cincinnati? I'm in Mt. Airy.

      BTW - Great pics too! Alot easier with that front end gone :) Where'd you get your timing belt kit?
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      Would you care to share your answer and where you...

      Would you care to share your answer and where you found it?
    17. Timing belt procedure

      TIMING BELT PROCEDURE

      1. Safely and securely raise front of car enough to be able to wiggle under it. If you don't know how, don't proceed any further, or have someone who knows how to work on...
    18. Update

      I've almost got the complete written steps finished and I'll be wrapping this DIY up soon. I plan on tweaking along the way, but I wanted something good enough to get the job done posted first by...
    19. Thanks Randomdub! I only regret I didn't get...

      Thanks Randomdub! I only regret I didn't get pics for the thermo-stat part of the job. Once you get the charge pipe removed there are two metal lines that run on the side of the engine attached by...
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      Future advice. Don't store an A3 Dash like that....

      Future advice. Don't store an A3 Dash like that. Mine broke under the weight and is now bent at the end. I'm hoping I can heat it up and bend it back out and plasti-weld the part that is broken. ...
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