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    Thread: -=Golf/Jetta II DIY FAQ=-

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      12-22-2007 06:10 PM #1
      The DIY thread, bigger and better

      Let me know if pics stop working in a thread, if a link is broken or sending you to the wrong place.

      You're encouraged to post links to any DIY.

      I am in no way held responsible for any damage caused by the use of these DIY's, USE AT OWN RISK! I also did not make all these DIY's. Have fun!




      Table of contents




      Interior

      Dash & center console




      Doorcards, headliner & general upholstering




      Gauge cluster




      Heating




      Interior lighting




      Seats




      Sunroof




      Water leaks





      Other stuff

      Last edited by Burnitwithfire; 07-27-2011 at 08:19 PM.

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      12-22-2007 06:11 PM #2



      Exterior & lighting

      Bumpers




      Door handles




      Grilles




      Headlights, foglights & relay harnesses




      Taillights & turnsignals




      Wipers




      Other stuff


      Last edited by Burnitwithfire; 01-01-2013 at 01:10 AM.

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      12-22-2007 06:12 PM #3



      Engine & engine bay

      FAQs




      Alternator & belts




      Diesel



      Engine bay




      Engine management & chips




      Engine mounts




      Exhaust




      Swaps




      Valvetrain & porting




      Other stuff


      Last edited by Burnitwithfire; 11-06-2011 at 11:12 AM.

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      12-22-2007 06:13 PM #4



      Brakes, steering, suspension, wheels, tires & transmission

      FAQs




      Brakes & bearings




      Front & rear shocks/struts/springs




      Steering




      Struts & swaybars




      Tires & wheels




      Transmission




      Other Stuff

      Last edited by Burnitwithfire; 07-27-2011 at 08:21 PM.

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      12-22-2007 06:13 PM #5
      Last edited by Burnitwithfire; 07-27-2011 at 08:22 PM.

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      12-22-2007 06:15 PM #6
      Reserved, sorry for the multi-posts but the forum has a word limit for every post which prevents me from doing it in one single post


      Modified by Black Smokin' Diesel at 1:17 PM 1-18-2009

    7. 12-22-2007 06:42 PM #7
      Nicely done....should sticky this.

    8. 12-22-2007 07:06 PM #8
      Perfect. The FAQ needs to link to this for sure

    9. 12-22-2007 07:06 PM #9
      nice, u must have a lot of time into making this thread. this well help alotta people find those dDIYs they cant find.
      thanks i'm sure it will come in handy for me

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      12-22-2007 07:08 PM #10
      Quote, originally posted by yerigga »
      nice, u must have a lot of time into making this thread. this well help alotta people find those dDIYs they cant find.
      thanks i'm sure it will come in handy for me

      Well Holistah did most of the work back then. It did take a few hours to get everything sorted out and cleaned. I'll keep this updated as often as possible.

      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
      Going to church is bland. Eating vanilla ice cream is bland. Dating somebody from your local Ayn Rand book club is bland. This car makes all of those things seem as exciting as doing 12 lines of cocaine. With Katie Perry. While she's on fire...in Times Square. And you're naked.

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      12-22-2007 09:51 PM #11
      thank you for posting a revised diy thread

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      12-22-2007 10:59 PM #12
      Very cool of you to do this. Even cooler to find a link to one of my threads.

    13. 12-22-2007 11:17 PM #13
      saving this one thanks

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      12-22-2007 11:42 PM #14
      this is the best thread in quite some time......


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      12-22-2007 11:46 PM #15
      MKII part number thread link take you to the rare parts thread....can you fix this?

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      12-23-2007 01:29 AM #16
      Amazing! Thanks so much in advance.
      Now that this information is available, I'm sure my Jetta will break more often.

    17. 12-23-2007 02:55 AM #17
      YAY!

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      12-23-2007 06:59 AM #18
      Good job
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    19. 12-23-2007 10:19 AM #19
      Is there a way to get in touch with the original posters and fix up the dead pics? Just a thought.

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      12-23-2007 11:25 AM #20
      Quote, originally posted by Nintendo »
      Good job


    21. 12-23-2007 01:18 PM #21
      so much stuff, so little time.

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      12-25-2007 09:07 AM #22
      Quote, originally posted by DubbinChris »
      MKII part number thread link take you to the rare parts thread....can you fix this?

      Fixed!!

      Quote, originally posted by fullmetalrabbit »
      Is there a way to get in touch with the original posters and fix up the dead pics? Just a thought.

      You could try to PM the OP of the thread. If he can't host the pics I could do it on my photobucket account.

      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
      Going to church is bland. Eating vanilla ice cream is bland. Dating somebody from your local Ayn Rand book club is bland. This car makes all of those things seem as exciting as doing 12 lines of cocaine. With Katie Perry. While she's on fire...in Times Square. And you're naked.

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      12-25-2007 11:50 AM #23
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      12-25-2007 11:51 AM #24
      The SNS diy on digi2 to digi1 has some ambiguities.

      I have a clarified version located on the fixx.


      http://www.vwfixx.com/forums/i...64822


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      12-25-2007 02:12 PM #25
      This should be made a sticky at the top of the forums.
      Quote Originally Posted by Ron@RMAMotorsport View Post
      real deal<p>After spending two months in the mk3 forum it drove into the woods and set fire to itself.

    26. 12-25-2007 06:48 PM #26
      Quote, originally posted by 8V Fury »
      This should be made a sticky at the top of the forums.



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      12-25-2007 09:29 PM #27
      Too bad only mod threads can be stickied
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      12-26-2007 11:03 AM #28
      Quote, originally posted by 91gti_wolfsburg »
      The SNS diy on digi2 to digi1 has some ambiguities.

      I have a clarified version located on the fixx.


      http://www.vwfixx.com/forums/i...64822


      Replaced! I didn't bother adding it, I replace the ambiguous one.

      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
      Going to church is bland. Eating vanilla ice cream is bland. Dating somebody from your local Ayn Rand book club is bland. This car makes all of those things seem as exciting as doing 12 lines of cocaine. With Katie Perry. While she's on fire...in Times Square. And you're naked.

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      12-26-2007 07:50 PM #29
      Quote, originally posted by Nintendo »
      Too bad only mod threads can be stickied

      Hehehe looks like someone listened

      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
      Going to church is bland. Eating vanilla ice cream is bland. Dating somebody from your local Ayn Rand book club is bland. This car makes all of those things seem as exciting as doing 12 lines of cocaine. With Katie Perry. While she's on fire...in Times Square. And you're naked.

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      01-19-2008 03:21 PM #30
      Quote, originally posted by Black Smokin’ Diesel »

      Hehehe looks like someone listened


      Does this thread have a DIY on replacing starters?

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      01-19-2008 03:24 PM #31
      Quote, originally posted by Nintendo »

      Does this thread have a DIY on replacing starters?

      Yep

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2359900

      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
      Going to church is bland. Eating vanilla ice cream is bland. Dating somebody from your local Ayn Rand book club is bland. This car makes all of those things seem as exciting as doing 12 lines of cocaine. With Katie Perry. While she's on fire...in Times Square. And you're naked.

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      01-19-2008 03:45 PM #32
      thanks
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      somebody needs this...
      Plenty of parts for sale!

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