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    1. Member Burnitwithfire's Avatar
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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!






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      Interior

      Dash & center console






      Doorcards, headliner & general upholstering






      Gauge cluster






      Heating






      Interior lighting






      Seats






      Sunroof






      Water leaks







      Other stuff



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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




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      12-22-2007 06:12 PM #3





      Engine & engine bay

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      Alternator & belts






      Diesel





      Engine bay






      Engine management & chips






      Engine mounts






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      Valvetrain & porting






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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



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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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      05-27-2008 10:46 PM #6
      does anyone have how to replace the clutch?!?! MK2 in need of help!
      thanks

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      06-09-2008 04:15 AM #7
      take the clutch off ... sorry jk

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      06-14-2008 04:33 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by mk2 CRU »
      does anyone have how to replace the clutch?!?! MK2 in need of help!
      thanks

      it's easy once you know the torque specs. send me an im if you need a step by step [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      06-17-2008 12:41 PM #9
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      12-22-2007 06:15 PM #10
      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

    11. 12-22-2007 06:42 PM #11
      Nicely done....should sticky this.

    12. 12-22-2007 07:06 PM #12
      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 [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      12-22-2007 07:08 PM #13
      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 [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      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.
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      12-22-2007 09:51 PM #14
      thank you for posting a revised diy thread [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      12-23-2007 01:29 AM #15
      Amazing! Thanks so much in advance. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      Now that this information is available, I'm sure my Jetta will break more often.

    16. 12-22-2007 07:06 PM #16
      Perfect. The FAQ needs to link to this for sure

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

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      12-23-2007 06:59 AM #18
      Good job [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
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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 [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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

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      02-06-2008 02:54 PM #22
      somebody needs this...
      Plenty of parts for sale!

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      02-10-2008 10:31 PM #23
      anything for bring bumpers and moldings back>\?
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      02-11-2008 12:30 PM #24
      Forever Black

    25. 06-07-2009 12:59 AM #25
      i cant find the pedal cluster replacement diy for mk2 vr

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      06-26-2009 10:04 PM #26
      This needs to be removed-How To? its Horrid
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      "silvjorr">....A Drill and Ziptie's!!!! Oh yea and some

    28. 11-09-2009 12:50 PM #28
      Not looking to buy anything, But wanted to know if there is a website to help people on there repair problems http://www.autorepairinmesa.com

    29. 08-09-2010 07:02 PM #29
      I need a DIY guide for a 16v rebuild lol

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      08-09-2010 07:15 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by cyanide54 View Post
      I need a DIY guide for a 16v rebuild lol
      The Bentley covers that pretty damn well
      Quote Originally Posted by SAV912 View Post
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      02-08-2011 11:55 PM #31
      This thread on Drip Rail Replacement (Rain Gutter Seal Strip) should be added, it's very helpful:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...rubber+whitney

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      02-17-2011 08:11 PM #32
      Rear shock circlip delete fixes the problem with noisy shocks and the shock sticking out through the parcel shelf.


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      03-19-2011 08:38 PM #33
      Bump!
      Amazing!

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      08-26-2011 04:00 PM #34
      The "Gasser tach conversion to diesel tach" link is outdated. The new link to that is http://www.vwdiesel.net/forum/index.php?topic=3741.0

      I found out the VWDiesel.net changed the forum programming much like the VWVortex did.

      Just helping out.

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