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    Thread: What did you do to your Fox today?

    1. Semi-n00b
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      04-17-2012 10:39 PM #2676
      New wheels put on today...now I need to tuck and pull those fenders!


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      04-18-2012 04:53 AM #2677
      Quote Originally Posted by FLUFFYBUNNY View Post
      New wheels put on today...now I need to tuck and pull those fenders!


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      04-18-2012 10:06 AM #2678
      Quote Originally Posted by Abel Turanskiy View Post
      I've been looking for a kmh cluster for ever! And you got this one for like 30 bucks I bet. I want one!
      just ordered one!!
      V-DUBS DON'T DIE THE GET LOWERED!!

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      04-18-2012 02:41 PM #2679
      Quote Originally Posted by j-boogie253 View Post
      Even better....$9.99

      http://www.vwparts.com/parts-outlet-center/?pg=8

      You can get them from your local dealer

      Of course it's only the speedo and not the whole cluster
      so cheap I bought three a while back. installed one and my speedo is still as bouncy and inaccurate as ever at least I know what the problem isn't... hardly narrows it down though. The new ones needed all the electronics from my old one, so it could be electronics at the back of speedo , the speedo cable (which i removed and lubed) or something else...

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      04-18-2012 02:47 PM #2680
      The electronics behind the speedo are for the dynamic oil pressure system. I still haven't gotten around to calling VW and seeing if they can swap out the 3 I got. Two were pretty seized up. Snapped my original speedo cable and a new replacement before I realized what was going on.
      I really suck at smog.

    6. Junior Member Chris-88Fox's Avatar
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      04-18-2012 02:51 PM #2681
      Quote Originally Posted by Abel Turanskiy View Post
      I got some new wheels. NOT bbs mahles. but stock bmw 320 meshies. i like em love at first site!














      Love the car.
      And nice roof rack, do you do a lil snowboarding by anychance?

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      04-18-2012 02:53 PM #2682
      The electronics behind the speedo are for the dynamic oil pressure system. I still haven't gotten around to calling VW and seeing if they can swap out the 3 I got. Two were pretty seized up. Snapped my original speedo cable and a new replacement before I realized what was going on.
      good to know...i think a new speedo cable is in my future.

    8. 04-18-2012 04:06 PM #2683
      Stopped at one on my fav spots to eat lunch. I remembered I took some pictures of my white car here like 6 years ago, so I figured take some new ones(nice lake front view not in pictures)







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      04-18-2012 05:55 PM #2684
      Quote Originally Posted by ziddey View Post
      The electronics behind the speedo are for the dynamic oil pressure system. I still haven't gotten around to calling VW and seeing if they can swap out the 3 I got. Two were pretty seized up. Snapped my original speedo cable and a new replacement before I realized what was going on.
      I had one that was bad out of the box and they had a replacement for me pretty quick...

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      04-18-2012 08:09 PM #2685
      Quote Originally Posted by novws View Post
      Took the day off and went to
      I saw you up there, looked like you were doing good out there! I was in the blue ffr cobra

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      04-18-2012 09:26 PM #2686
      Quote Originally Posted by ncbrock View Post
      I saw you up there, looked like you were doing good out there! I was in the blue ffr cobra
      I think I chatted with you; my friend had the red MINI S. Your Cobra is awesome!

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      04-18-2012 10:32 PM #2687
      Quote Originally Posted by Banned wagon View Post
      Stopped at one on my fav spots to eat lunch. I remembered I took some pictures of my white car here like 6 years ago, so I figured take some new ones(nice lake front view not in pictures)






      I luv the red lines,so easy,so effective,makes em sporty! My wagon is a G.T.S.

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      04-18-2012 10:43 PM #2688
      Worked on fitment today and welded the clutch arm back together!






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      04-19-2012 09:32 AM #2689
      Installed new centerforce clutch, lightweight flywheel!!! Damn talk about engagement!! whoa!
      V-DUBS DON'T DIE THE GET LOWERED!!

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      04-19-2012 09:38 PM #2690
      headed south today to meet up with Colin (dacolino) and pick up a cool set of tarantulas that he had for sale. He offered to meet me midway and I got to see his beautiful '88 wagon in person. Hope my wagons can look half that good when they grow up. We spent some time BS'ing and the drive was just great with the awesome spring weather we had. I'm realizing more and more that this fox forum is home to some real quality people, and I got to meet one more today. Was a pleasure Colin.

    16. 04-20-2012 01:16 AM #2691
      I put some new pioneer speakers in the back but yesterday bought 2 new tires and put them on

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      04-26-2012 11:53 AM #2692
      'New' Dino wheel! (thanks to dacolino)



      What a difference from stock! Stiffer and real nice wide grip. Turning and handling feel great.

      It needs some leather conditioner but I sort of like the worn look as it matches the brown interior The leather otherwise is in great shape - no tears and all the threading is intact.

      (edit: wow - the photo makes the leather look worse than it actually is)
      Last edited by redone17; 04-26-2012 at 12:08 PM.
      How a VW Fox Wagon sucked me back in...a build thread

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      04-26-2012 12:15 PM #2693
      Quote Originally Posted by redone17 View Post
      'New' Dino wheel! (thanks to dacolino)



      What a difference from stock! Stiffer and real nice wide grip. Turning and handling feel great.

      It needs some leather conditioner but I sort of like the worn look as it matches the brown interior The leather otherwise is in great shape - no tears and all the threading is intact.

      (edit: wow - the photo makes the leather look worse than it actually is)
      V-DUBS DON'T DIE THE GET LOWERED!!

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      04-27-2012 12:40 AM #2694
      Overhauled the diesel fuel injection pump and installed an old Blaupunkt Denver cassette radio.

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      04-27-2012 01:45 PM #2695
      Finally got the snowflakes on.


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      04-27-2012 01:50 PM #2696
      Quote Originally Posted by denver_fox View Post
      Finally got the snowflakes on.
      looking good
      How a VW Fox Wagon sucked me back in...a build thread

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      04-27-2012 02:04 PM #2697
      Thanks Redone. I really like the rubber, falken ziex 185s, but I think they make it look too tall. One step at a time tho!

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      04-27-2012 09:56 PM #2698
      Found a weird stumble this morning.
      remember to spay or neuter your politicians

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      04-28-2012 07:12 PM #2699
      I've had a stumble for a couple of weeks. Put in new cap and rotor (needed anyway,) and then new plug wires (it's been awhile.) Maybe plugs next.
      Not red, not blue- red, white, and blue

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      04-28-2012 09:13 PM #2700
      After a year and a half parked in the yard it's back on the road and now freshly buffed and waxed.


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