brought my red one to get inspected, blew a brake line out driving to the station. and drove home with no brakes (luckily i didn't get pulled over!!)
my blue one i changed the temp gauge sender, the old one was faulty, new one is great
Cool nice seats
I still have to install mine...(Corrado seats)
Ok, one more item that goes to my wish list [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] !
By the way which year, the Corrado?
Modified by VWFOX407 at 12:50 PM 8-19-2009
Quote, originally posted by kerensky » Contemplated the differences between the 4 speed and the 5 speed whilst driving der wagen to work...
Aw, poo. Ownage. Well, here's a pic of the wagen at my office, just to prove it actually did happen...
Modified by kerensky at 9:40 AM 8-19-2009
Good to see a picture of it. Nice rack too. I actually had the same basket on top of mine when my Fox and the one in your hands met last...
It wasn't today but yesterday, but...
The diesel in the Fox is no more. Yesterday I pulled the 1.5L engine and the PW 4-speed and put the Fox out to pasture. In a box beside my desk is the wiring harness and a blown up copy of the wiring diagram all on one sheet.
Crimpers should get here in a week, and then the creation of a new, sleek harness shall begin!
Probably going to leave off all engine connections, as there may be a TDI in her future...
The 1.5L and transmission are being sold to a coworker to get the Dasher I'm selling him in good running condition, to replace his aging, 11mpg truck.
Not sure, when I bought the rack it had this car attached to it... DubbinChris or 89fuchswagen might know, bt I'll try and figure it out. I'll measure the bars tonite and let you know how long they are.
Quote, originally posted by VWFOX407 » Kerensky, What is the length of your roof rack bars? Yakima, right? I think this is the size that would best fit my Fox, not too long-not too short.
EDIT: Didn't get time to measure them, but it is definitely a Yakima rack. All the bolts and screws are pretty rusty, so I think I may take it off and replace them eventually.
Modified by kerensky at 6:40 AM 8-20-2009
The crossbars on my wagon are the 58", so 4" shorter each side than Chris'. Still long enough to bang your head on. I think the 48" might barely be long enough to connect the towers together...
Quote, originally posted by VWFOX407 » I am watching a few auctions for Yakima A1 raingutter towers on ebaY and still not sure if going for 48" or 58" crossbars to start off. Dubbin has 66", but don't like how they stretch, too far out...
Modified by kerensky at 12:16 PM 8-20-2009
Yesterday when I pulled in to work I smelled gas. Got out, looked under the car and found a puddle under the main pump. The stretched-out, C-shaped hose between the pump and accumulator had burst at the clamp.
I left work early that evening, got her home and pulled the whole pump/filter/bracket assembly off and did some measuring.
Today I stopped at the dealer and ordered a new hose (hopefully the correct one, as the dealer lists 2 part numbers for 88 coupes). This is the hose that's got two different end sizes. It'll be in on Monday.
In the meantime, I stopped at my FLAPS and got some of the smaller size fuel tubing, then went to Lowe's and got some bigger size tubing and a brass fitting to step down between the two, plus some clamps. Jury-rigged the whole thing together in about 1.5 hours and drove to work.
I like it when a plan for solving a problem actually works out.
Does anyone know why the hose has two different end sizes? My accumulator fitting is 3/8" OD and the pump outlet is 9/16" OD?
Quote, originally posted by twarch » Does anyone know why the hose has two different end sizes? My accumulator fitting is 3/8" OD and the pump outlet is 9/16" OD?
The only reason I can think of is to force us to go to the dealer to buy parts. The more times we walk around the place, the more chances they have to try and rope you into buying a new car?
They should know better. Seriously, if someone is there to pick up repair parts for a Fox, the odds that the have either the interest in or the funds to pick up a new car are near zero. Duh.
"with a little modification..."
I go to the dealer parts counter as little as possible. Even so, the parts manager knows who I am because every time I come in he's going to face a challenge finding what I need!
I sort of like keeping him on his toes!