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    1. the overflow (non expansion tank) radiators have...

      the overflow (non expansion tank) radiators have become harder to find lately or just more expensive


      http://www.germanautoparts.com/images/large/61b43b8846f04215280729fec0de5d6f.jpg


      there...
    2. hell yes the pictures do all the talking ...

      hell yes the pictures do all the talking

      vortex also has a limit on how many pictures per post!



      sell as "rust bucket, needs work $7000" and you'll get some good offers....?


      oh and the...
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      im liking it

      im liking it
    4. there have never been lights in the hood on mk1...

      there have never been lights in the hood on mk1
      its an owner installed thing

      a lot of american built cars had under hood lights which came on by a switch when the hood was opened
    5. wow thats useful buggyman ok you want to...

      wow thats useful buggyman


      ok you want to look at the 78+ BUS since they are in the same production era


      however YES terminal 50 is from the ignition switch (you put your key in it)


      all...
    6. terminal 15 is switched battery power it powers...

      terminal 15 is switched battery power
      it powers all the accessories in the car


      terminal 30 is direct battery power, its is always on


      starter diagrams? is that what you need?
    7. i used rockauto, autohausaz, techtonicstuning,...

      i used rockauto, autohausaz, techtonicstuning, gap, mk1autohaus, and even amazon

      though i have used other sides previously those are the ones i usually do comparison pricing and brand/quality...
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      CIS-E? 77 was the first year of CIS, others...

      CIS-E?

      77 was the first year of CIS, others were carbed
    9. http://i.imgur.com/Ybama.jpg a scan from the...

      http://i.imgur.com/Ybama.jpg

      a scan from the bentley


      most of us have the original parts to dismantle to examine how they go together
      you apparently dont have anything which would give you a...
    10. simple and easy idea! cheap! all hail...

      simple and easy idea!
      cheap!


      all hail ingenuity!
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      do the hydraulic heads also use a different oil...

      do the hydraulic heads also use a different oil pump in the block?
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      good point use shears to cut the filter open ...

      good point

      use shears to cut the filter open

      stab it with a screwdriver or a chisel to poke a hole then cut it with the shears


      using a grinder, wheel, or reciprocating will put metal...
    13. also found on cabbies with chrome metal bumpers...

      also found on cabbies with chrome metal bumpers up to 86-88
    14. stock speakers in 81-84 are in the rear, they...

      stock speakers in 81-84 are in the rear, they dont sound horrible and are quite loud
      i admit my 78 has better speakers in the front door cards and they sound amazing at half the sound level
      both...
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      another common problem is the starter switch on...

      another common problem is the starter switch on the ignition cylinder that you put your key in
      its a cheap and easy fix

      they wear out


      but by what you describe its more likely the heat soak...
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      bang on its probally heat soak into the...

      bang on

      its probally heat soak into the starter

      try the starter relay option which is used on automatics - especially cabriolets
      http://www.cabby-info.com/Files/InstallingHot-startRelay.pdf
      ...
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      guess ive been watching too much trailer park boys

      guess ive been watching too much trailer park boys
    18. haha yes those were new springs still using...

      haha yes those were new springs

      still using these on my 81


      some people recommend the rear mount bushings to be poly

      the rubber ones dont really wear out but they become compressed over the...
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      no mk1 ever used a harmonic balancer on the...

      no mk1 ever used a harmonic balancer on the crankshaft

      just saying
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      some posts even from 2014 have the same...

      some posts even from 2014 have the same formatting issues<br>
      its not a 4 years ago problem<br>
      <p>
      luckily all recent posts are correctly formatted<br>
      <img src="vwvortex.jpg" /><p>


      also i...
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