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      If needed. I can try to take a couple pictures. I...

      If needed. I can try to take a couple pictures. I have this done (prev owner) on my 02 Jetta
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      Not that you have to DIY replacement. But it...

      Not that you have to DIY replacement. But it should cover everything you're looking for....
    3. Good call! I didn't even think of doing that. ...

      Good call! I didn't even think of doing that. There has to be several independent shops I pass to/from work. I will have to stop in one to see what they say. Thanks!

      P.S- Nice build!, still...
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      Bad news ( think). I won't be getting...

      Bad news ( think).

      I won't be getting anything. The Jetta replacement is put on hold until financing is a little better. The GTI payments would have been just over 300 without any trade in. The...
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      Pickleheadguy After giving them my car for 2k, I...

      Pickleheadguy
      After giving them my car for 2k, I would be paying ~$9900 for the 09 Rabbit (as the dealer said- they aren't common and usually sell fast). I was even considering seeing if they would...
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      Replacing 02 Jetta with 09 Rabbit?

      02 VW Jetta GLS
      4cyl 1.8T 5spd
      168,000 miles

      Extras / Mods
      Aftermarket diverter
      R32 rims and new tires (Summer)
      Aluminum 16.s with Blizzacks (Winter)
      GLI interior
      GLI lips and side skirts
    7. I know it's really late but here as the final...

      I know it's really late but here as the final result.

      After talking to the dealer and looking at some old pictures. The tail lights may have been like that. BUT the mess they left, the service...
    8. Thanks, definitely trying to be nice about while...

      Thanks, definitely trying to be nice about while still being confident it was not like this before. I think it was the comments about being mass produced and making me feel more like he is just...
    9. Car back from body shop - am I over reacting?

      Car-
      2002 VW Jetta GLS 1.8T
      167,000 miles

      Short story-
      4 Aug; rearended in rushour, doesn't appear to be too much physical damage but bumper cover cracked and tail lights not completely lined...
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      *high five back* lol I wouldn't mind a little...

      *high five back* lol I wouldn't mind a little lower like the gli or just to get rid of some of the wheel gap. I will have some comparing to do I guess. I think whatever I do, it is going to be...
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      1.8t mount replacements

      Hello,

      Been a while since my last post but in need of some guidance.

      02 Jetta GLS 1.8t 5spd "4x4" as the lowered crowd calls them

      I'm on my second flex pipe now and looking to do some mounts...
    12. IMO, if only while braking, start with rotors....

      IMO, if only while braking, start with rotors. Likely they are getting thin and not able to dissipate the heat fast enough or you have been doing some hard braking. If you have checked the other...
    13. Over the weekend. Replaced OE DV with forge DV.

      Over the weekend. Replaced OE DV with forge DV.
    14. Unfortunately no boost gauge installed. RF hub...

      Unfortunately no boost gauge installed. RF hub bearing bad. RR has a little noise.

      With the oil change on sunday. I have noticed it seems to "hesitate" less. I noticed it this morning on the way...
    15. Thanks. I'll see what can be done tomorrow. ...

      Thanks.

      I'll see what can be done tomorrow.

      Gauge-
      http://www.napaonline.com/Catalog/CatalogItemDetail.aspx?R=BK_7011711_0361165852

      Valve/Solenoid doesn't look to be cheap... :(...
    16. Hesitation like feel between 2000-3000rpm

      I am going to be looking into this a little bit tomorrow with an oil change and noisy hub bearing.

      Car;
      2002 Jetta GLS 1.8t stock 5spd
      ~165k miles

      Symptoms;
      Light acceleration (day to day),...
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      Hey. I sent you a pm a few days ago. Did you get...

      Hey. I sent you a pm a few days ago. Did you get it? Just wondering if/where you sent the part to.

      Thanks
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      If that's all it was, you sir got very lucky. ...

      If that's all it was, you sir got very lucky.

      Go ahead, ask me how I know. haha

      Glad it was an easy fix for you,
      Outlaw
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      If you do the boot only, make sure to inspect and...

      If you do the boot only, make sure to inspect and wipe down everything. You may have gotten debris (rocks, dirt, etc) kicked up into the joint and that is what you are hearing. Just replacing...
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      pm/money sent (yesterday)

      pm/money sent (yesterday)
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