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    1. Thanks! I need suggestions for springs?

      Thanks! I need suggestions for springs?
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      Of course not, just hinting you...it's a very old...

      Of course not, just hinting you...it's a very old car and if none of these parts have been changed - you'll have to...thus make an offer accordingly.
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      $1k if running- not overheating or having a...

      $1k if running- not overheating or having a transmission major issue...save the other 1.5k for parts...you'll need to do add a rad, hoses, wp, thermostat, axles, wheel bearings, ignition switch,...
    4. KYB's at fault or need new spring coils also?

      I always thought my 1997 Cabrio ride was bouncy, and lacking stability due to old worn out front struts, turns out that installing these new strut assemblies did not do much to stop this. If these...
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      1989 Vw Fox - Owned it 12 years, 200k+ miles and...

      1989 Vw Fox - Owned it 12 years, 200k+ miles and still running strong when I sold it...👍
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      $2k for a used transmission - nah! You should...

      $2k for a used transmission - nah!

      You should keep the car for many more years (if very clean no rust etc.) to recover your investment, find out if conversion to 5spds it's a better $ option.
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      Check the grommet on the brake booster where this...

      Check the grommet on the brake booster where this line inserts on, you may have a leak there affecting your idle?
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      My car is a 98 Jetta GLS 2.0, removing control arm does not open more space to give room for the transmission to come out. I think removing passenger side axle, to remove the differential flange with...
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      Hi, I'm dealing with same predicament. My next move is to engage transmission back on to the engine and hold its position using a stock bolt in place, then drilling throw out bearing dead on its...
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      If your clutch kit comes with a throw out bearing, make sure it installs without the need to APPLY ANY PRESSURE on it to slide it into the bore - if you have to FORCE IT in, it's defective - diameter...
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      Did you fixed this issue? Please post an update...If not, did you get a NEW ignition coil or used from a junk yard? A good working ignition coil will CRACKLE somewhat loud and emit a STRONG BLUE...
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      Left side only, front n back + dash all work...replaced front left bulb once n issue went away but came back after a few days...starting to think maybe bad ground or corroded housing or wire...going...
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      Turn signal light

      Awkward, all left bulbs light up when engaging left turn signal, however flashing real fast on the cluster green indicator...very annoying, replaced front bulb once n issue went away flickering at...
    14. Hmm, check also ignition switch - cheap n easy to...

      Hmm, check also ignition switch - cheap n easy to replace
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    15. If no problems before replacinf fuel filter,...

      If no problems before replacinf fuel filter, maybe installed it backwards, other possible cause includes a bad crankshaft positioning sensor, bad fuel pressure regulator, or going out fuel...
    16. Thread: engine help

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      Sirocco, among the nicest Vw's ever built...like that color...
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      If you have a blue strong spark coming out of ignition coil (hold cable with insulated pliers a half inch close to the valve cover and watch), then I WOULD believe it is your security system cutting...
    18. Thread: A/C vibration

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      It sounds like you have moisture in the systems that creates condensation inside the lines at a certain ambient temperature (80 degrees or higher). You gotta make sure the experts are installing a...
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      I was getting code misfiring codes recently and intermittent lost of power usually after running the car for a block or more...looking under the hood noticed that my possibly 18 yrs old sparks cables...
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      Most likely Catalytic converter clogged...if you want to obtain the nitty-gritty information about The Fox...post at its community forum, and check the FAQ (a lot of information about this mean...
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