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    1. You have a Mk3.5 Cabrio ('99.5-'02) but the doors...

      You have a Mk3.5 Cabrio ('99.5-'02) but the doors on a Mk3 Cabrio ('95-'99) also fit perfectly so that should broaden your search. The fender however, is different so you need a Mk3.5 specific fender.
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      How odd. The "W" in the 10th digit definitely...

      How odd. The "W" in the 10th digit definitely means that the car was manufactured in '98 but then there's also the "1E" chassis code for a Mk3 Cabrio. The Mk3.5 Cabrio has a "1V" chassis code. The...
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      The answer to your question is no. VW never made...

      The answer to your question is no. VW never made smoked 3rd brake lights for obvious reasons.
    4. Thread: 3 spoke wheel

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      Are you selling a Mk4 steering wheel? I think you...

      Are you selling a Mk4 steering wheel? I think you may have posted in the wrong forum because the Mk3 GTI never came equipped with a 3 spoke steering wheel in the States.
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      Mk3.5 Cabrio uses Mk4 headlights and any Mk3 door...

      Mk3.5 Cabrio uses Mk4 headlights and any Mk3 door handle will work.
    6. Thread: cabrio gti?

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      The term "GTI" denotes a trim level so I think it...

      The term "GTI" denotes a trim level so I think it would be silly to place a GTI badge on a Cabrio but it is your car and you can do with it as you please. People place VR6 badges on their Cabrio when...
    7. This happened to me with a Mk3 Jetta and it was...

      This happened to me with a Mk3 Jetta and it was the signal cable that ran from the radio to the CD changer.
    8. Do you have photos of these mounted on your car?

      Do you have photos of these mounted on your car?
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      The '99.5 Mk3.5 Cabrio did NOT come equipped with...

      The '99.5 Mk3.5 Cabrio did NOT come equipped with an immobilizer. That began with '00 models. :thumbup:
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      Why didn't Ariel just replace the rivets with...

      Why didn't Ariel just replace the rivets with actual bolts? I'm surprised he didnt even suggest it considering he's a BBS wheel expert and works with wheel bolts all the time.
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      I was looking forward to convertible top install...

      I was looking forward to convertible top install pics but left confused. All I learned was...

      1. Strip old top and remove
      2. assault rifle
      3. Chihuahua
      4. Poof! Brand new Top. Like magic. :D
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      Make sure you check the vacuum tube with the 90...

      Make sure you check the vacuum tube with the 90 degree elbow that plugs into the brake booster. The plastic gets brittle and breaks and it causes vacuum leaks that can cause your car to die out after...
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      Awesome. I've been looking for an upholstery shop...

      Awesome. I've been looking for an upholstery shop to fix my rear panels on my Cabrio and this guy is just on the other side of Branch Brook Park from where I live. I'll be giving your boy Charlie a...
    14. I'll take the A/C switch if it still lights up red

      I'll take the A/C switch if it still lights up red
    15. I could be wrong, but I thought all B4 Passats...

      I could be wrong, but I thought all B4 Passats had black grab handles. If so, you can swap them over to the Mk3 :thumbup:
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      glad you got it all sorted out. As I was reading...

      glad you got it all sorted out. As I was reading the thread I was thinking the cat because of all the symptoms you described and the combination of codes and now I see you got it fixed great job...
    17. You may have better luck posting in the Mk3...

      You may have better luck posting in the Mk3 Golf/Jetta classified. They use the same spare wheels as the Cabrio.
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      The Mk3.5 Cabrio's steering wheel is Mk3.5 (part...

      The Mk3.5 Cabrio's steering wheel is Mk3.5 (part #1E), but the airbag is a Mk4 part (part #1J) If you have no luck selling it here try the Mk4 classified since it's the same airbag that fits on Mk4...
    19. A person does not have to be dead to receive...

      A person does not have to be dead to receive tribute.
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      My father has owned various Toyotas from the '60s...

      My father has owned various Toyotas from the '60s and just about every rotary Mazda out there even a decent Rx100 down in Puerto Rico before he sold it to move stateside. During my childhood (back in...
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