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      Excellent choice - very nicely done.

      Excellent choice - very nicely done.
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      Nice pictures Joe, but this is page 553 - that...

      Nice pictures Joe, but this is page 553 - that commands at least one Scirocco ownership picture. Tap tap.
    3. For what its worth, both of these cars have been...

      For what its worth, both of these cars have been under the knife - Klaus spent the better part of a year on the slab up in the (midwestern) lab. And Krystal recently underwent some significant...
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      And for the record, on of the best and easiest...

      And for the record, on of the best and easiest upgrades you can do to these early points ignition cars is to upgrade to a TCI-H (transistor controlled ignition with Hall sender) ignition from a later...
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      NO crank does usually result in no fire... ;) ...

      NO crank does usually result in no fire... ;)

      You can test the ignition switch by jumping terminal 30 (battery positive) to terminal 50 (hot in key start position) on the starter solenoid. This...
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      Was the replacement coil from (or for) a...

      Was the replacement coil from (or for) a points/condenser ignition or a TCI-H ignition found on the later (i.e 81+) cars? If you have the later one on there it might contribute to the wire melting...
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      There are lots of folks here who can chime in on...

      There are lots of folks here who can chime in on diagnosing the wiring issues you're currently experiencing. Sounds to me like maybe the ballast resistor or coil is shorting, or perhaps a previous...
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      Well, the first question is, where is the short...

      Well, the first question is, where is the short in your 76 wiring harness? Attempting to address a wiring issue in a 38 year old car by swapping in the wiring from a 28 year old car is not for the...
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      Subscribed. The black on Mars GTX inspired my...

      Subscribed. The black on Mars GTX inspired my '84's colour theme - looking forward to seeing a pristine one!
    10. Indeed it was - I was rolling on the floor by the...

      Indeed it was - I was rolling on the floor by the end!
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      That's the best you could come up with for ownage...

      That's the best you could come up with for ownage on page... 530 .... ????!!!!!????
    12. Thread resurrection - I realize I'm long overdue...

      Thread resurrection - I realize I'm long overdue posting any updates - as Punchbug guessed, I was out driving! :)

      Here's some recent shots of engine and interior - not much change:
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    13. Secret codes? What are those? And OK. I see...

      Secret codes? What are those?

      And OK. I see your challenge and raise you one pic:

      http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s221/starfighter53/Dirty%20Ho%202013/IMG_8106_zpsc30cdff1.jpg

      Good to...
    14. This thread needs MOAR pictures... Tap tap tap...

      This thread needs MOAR pictures... Tap tap tap...
    15. It's a lifestyle choice I'd say. We just gave...

      It's a lifestyle choice I'd say. We just gave her a new lease on life - no trailer queen for sure, she's fun from here to the corner store and back any time you're ready to go. Which is all right...
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      You already have one Cathy - they're not like...

      You already have one Cathy - they're not like stamps - you can't collect them... ;)

      And I need something with towing capacity. Pretty sure the I have the bird in mind already.
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      Yes we do... Lined up a welding apparatus yet? ...

      Yes we do... Lined up a welding apparatus yet? Beans should be off in 2 weeks max, weather permitting.
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      Drop it off at my place if you would be so kind. ...

      Drop it off at my place if you would be so kind. Surely it's not out of the way! :wave:
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      Poll: Damn - and I only find this out after clicking on...

      Damn - and I only find this out after clicking on the 'tex shortcut by accident - meant to hit the one next to it - and of course I already booked the first weekend? Sigh. This is gonna be fun...
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      Looks awesome - did you mod the dash or the door...

      Looks awesome - did you mod the dash or the door cards to get the doors shut?
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