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      On my webspace ;) ...

      On my webspace ;)

      http://www.users.on.net/~graeme86/clusterprog/clusterprog.html

      Unfortunately, wont work with US country coding in cluster, but will work with UK coding.
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      Activated my Euro-NCAP Seat Belt Warning which...

      Activated my Euro-NCAP Seat Belt Warning which has lain hidden for 11 years :P
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      The oil/water heat exchanger on the oil filter...

      The oil/water heat exchanger on the oil filter housing cooler is pretty much the only thing that can mix oil and water besides a blown head gasket or a cracked block or head casting.

      The piece...
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      Are you just using the 3.6 radiator hoses to...

      Are you just using the 3.6 radiator hoses to match up to mk IV radiator?

      Also is there provision to add in the R32 aux radiator (the take off pipe connections like the stock hoses have?

      Any...
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      #16 is part number 1K0 711 699 :) Also, not...

      #16 is part number 1K0 711 699 :)

      Also, not sure if it goes in a specific way - nothing particularly mentioned in the workshop manual.

      Would have to look closely to see if it is symetrical or...
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      Part #16 in the diagram which is now superseded...

      Part #16 in the diagram which is now superseded to the Mk V version and is a bit more solid construction.

      Part #15 and #16 are combined into one piece as a spare part.

      :)
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      aircooled56 Thank you for that dieselgeek link...

      aircooled56 Thank you for that dieselgeek link for the ball socket! That is exactly what is required.

      Going to get some new bushes for the pivot bolt from VW as well and also shim the through bolt...
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      My shift lever pops back to neutral okay. That...

      My shift lever pops back to neutral okay.

      That is controlled by the spring #25

      The ends of the spring sit on a black plastic stop which is #30 in diagram.

      Make sure that is sitting okay on...
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      Interior shifter play?

      My gearshift feels like a wooden spoon in a bowl of custard. :banghead:

      The engine bay bushing and cable ends are all okay.

      All the looseness seems to be in the shift tower assembly inside.
      ...
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      Annual bump for a clarification. :wave: Can...

      Annual bump for a clarification. :wave:

      Can you confirm 100% that R32/BMW caliper actually has twin pistons of the same size as you state above ("twin 44mm pistons")?

      The casting has 2FN42/32...
    11. Also with rear bumper you would have to re-route...

      Also with rear bumper you would have to re-route the tailpipe exit/s to a different spot.

      :)
    12. As long as it's a two door. ;)

      As long as it's a two door. ;)
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      No more "dingleberry" :cool:

      No more "dingleberry" :cool:
    14. The part number of the cluster shows up on a...

      The part number of the cluster shows up on a VAGCOM scan under Channel -17-
    15. Aha! Hopefully a bit of contact cleaner or...

      Aha!

      Hopefully a bit of contact cleaner or something may help it along.

      :)
    16. One of my switches was playing up and had to...

      One of my switches was playing up and had to replace the assembly a few years ago.

      Are both windows not "one touching" or just one side?

      If its only one, then the particular electric switch...
    17. Mine take a few tries sometimes to get going...

      Mine take a few tries sometimes to get going again.

      The exact procedure is detailed in the Owners Manual if you have one handy.
    18. You just need to wind them up and down fully a...

      You just need to wind them up and down fully a couple of times and the "one touch" will start working again.

      Usually happens if you have disconnected battery at some point.

      :)
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      On another thread someone mentioned that the...

      On another thread someone mentioned that the water hose from radiator joins the crackpipe at a different spot,s o a stock MkIV hose does not fit properly.

      Is there an OEM replacement off another...
    20. These tires will also alter the gearing by 1.2%,...

      These tires will also alter the gearing by 1.2%, so slightly less revs for a given speed.

      :)
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