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    1. Member JDII's Avatar
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      05-02-2012 02:47 PM #301
      Got any suggestions ?
      relocated rectangle, or quad round ones in the rear bumber. Clean up the back kinda like a roll pan on a truck or suv.
      Smile it will get Worse!!

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      05-02-2012 02:58 PM #302
      Quote Originally Posted by JDII View Post
      relocated rectangle, or quad round ones in the rear bumber. Clean up the back kinda like a roll pan on a truck or suv.
      was thinking about this BUT with it sitting so low i don't know how safe it would be. We have a ton of moron drivers that don't watch what is right in front of them.

      I have seen the bus light conversion & i like the look of that on the vert part of the rear

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      05-02-2012 03:10 PM #303
      Quote Originally Posted by MicroCADDY View Post
      was thinking about this BUT with it sitting so low i don't know how safe it would be. We have a ton of moron drivers that don't watch what is right in front of them.

      I have seen the bus light conversion & i like the look of that on the vert part of the rear
      ADD A THIRD BRAKE LIGHT IN THE MIDDLE AT THE TOP OF THE BODY, LIKE THE ONES ABOVE THE SPARE ON NEW JEEPS AND CALL IT DONE
      Smile it will get Worse!!

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      05-02-2012 03:22 PM #304
      ^ ^ ^ LOL with the jeep 3rd brake light

      I'll figure out something before long cause they are kinda ugly & i have had many people tell me i got no brake lights mostly cause the LED brake lights that are 1 directional straight out & with the lights at a 45 degree angle no one can see them.

      Looked for red brake light bulbs & they are illegal to sell in KY. cause red is for cops

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      05-02-2012 03:23 PM #305
      Quote Originally Posted by MicroCADDY View Post
      I'm working on finding a solution that i feel will look better & better working.

      OEM lights are just to ugly for me

      Got any suggestions ?
      I was going to say OEM but the early bay tails would look great

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      05-05-2012 08:57 PM #306
      Did some work myself on the engine. adjusted the valves to bad after putting new rubber gaskets on it leaks like an oil rig.

      Cleaned of both surfaces. Took them off & put them back on 3 times & even swapped them with other engine. WTF

      so glad today i wanted to get it running better NOT

      O YEAH while getting pissed off about it all i threw a screw driver & busted one of the taillights.

      I think i'm taking it off the insurance & road this week

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      05-05-2012 11:36 PM #307
      LMAO.
      This is all too comical now. You're an idiot.

    8. 05-05-2012 11:51 PM #308
      Quote Originally Posted by aeffertz View Post
      LMAO.
      This is all too comical now. You're an idiot.
      we'd appreciate it if you would keep from bumping the stupid threads to the top in the aircooled section. thanks!


      Quote Originally Posted by MicroCADDY View Post
      Did some work myself on the engine. adjusted the valves to bad after putting new rubber gaskets on it leaks like an oil rig.

      Cleaned of both surfaces. Took them off & put them back on 3 times & even swapped them with other engine. WTF
      by the by, rubber valve cover gaskets pretty much suck for aircooled motors. you want replacement ones out of oem material, ie cork, that is if you want them to seal up and not leak.

      you have to remember cheesecake that when something works for a water cooled motor doesn't mean it will work for an air cooled motor

      Quote Originally Posted by MicroCADDY View Post
      O YEAH while getting pissed off about it all i threw a screw driver & busted one of the taillights.
      throwing tools at a vehicle or in general when you get upset is reserved for little boys and spoiled brats.

      and it goes double for when the temper tantrum is brought about by something as simple and silly as leaking valve cover gaskets.

      Quote Originally Posted by MicroCADDY View Post
      I think i'm taking it off the insurance & road this week
      best thing to come out of this thread thus far.

      when you finally realize that owning an aircooled vehicle just isn't your speed and you decide to toss it up for sale i'm not even going to pester you with "i told you so"

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      05-06-2012 09:14 AM #309
      ^ ^ ^ your still pester me. It's a good thing it's my car & my life & if i want to get pissed of & throw ****, brake **** or bitch about something i will.


      on the rubber vs. cork i agree & may pick up a set.

      You & everyone else have no clue my stress level & the M.S. i have doesn't help

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      05-06-2012 09:16 AM #310
      Quote Originally Posted by aeffertz View Post
      LMAO.
      This is all too comical now. You're an idiot.
      WTF you talking about ?

    11. 05-06-2012 10:06 AM #311
      Quote Originally Posted by MicroCADDY View Post
      ^ ^ ^ your still pester me. It's a good thing it's my car & my life & if i want to get pissed of & throw ****, brake **** or bitch about something i will.


      on the rubber vs. cork i agree & may pick up a set.

      You & everyone else have no clue my stress level & the M.S. i have doesn't help
      your: it's your right to pester me about acting like a 8yo with a skinned knee on an open vw forum that i'm currently making a mockery of.

      you're: you're still pestering me because it's fun poking things with a stick sometimes. more so when they keep acting like an 8yo with a skinned knee.

      brake: A brake is a mechanical device which inhibits motion. brakes on a car.

      break: to crush or batter something to pieces; to break something down. break the tail light.


      and honestly i don't give a crap about your stress levels on your builds. they are created by you, no one else. and they are greatly being increased by you, no one else. want them to go away? sell the crap that's stressing you out, done. no one told you do do builds and no one is making you do them. whining about being stressed out over your builds is both petty and immature. fawk, i got cold clocked from someone running a red light the other day and i didn't whine and complain this freaking much, or anything near it.

      this build jumped the shark over 3 pages ago. i'm just here to help and try to get it locked "due to no more positive outcome"

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      Quote Originally Posted by MicroCADDY View Post
      BTW i asked for my account to be delete. SO the A holes on Vortex can find someone else & someone else build to bash. I'm sure that wont be a problem. I just need positive influence in my life to keep things moving forward & this place FAILS when it comes to that.
      about damn time.

      also keep in mind that the "A holes on Vortex" tried to help you with every stage of both your builds from the beginning to pretty much now. you're the one that ignored their advice and generally posted a bitchfest every time you hit one little snag. you alone changed the general consensus of how people treated you.....you.

      you want more positive influence? what, we all need to come over to your place, hold your hand, and sing kumbaya while doing all the work on your vehicles for you? seriously, WTF. there are pages here in this thread and in your truck build where countless people attempted to help you. there are those that damn near spoon fed you on the most simple procedures without a single lick of negativity against all your whiny complaining bitchfests.

      what fails is you. you brought all this upon yourself. you and you alone. you did all what you see around you. unless you improve your attitude it won't matter what forum board you sulk off to as you will, in time, come to be treated exactly the same as you are here with the same outcome.
      Last edited by A1steaksauce; 05-06-2012 at 12:45 PM.

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      05-07-2012 01:33 AM #312
      Micro, I am amazed at your idiocracy and your impatience. With these skills you should not be working on cars that you will most definitely run into snags with. Take a step back and try to solve the problem before you run crying to folks on the Internet and don't break your car it's not it's fault

      2 cents... Continue



      Edit: and stop playing the MS card, sucks you have it but seriously...

    13. 05-07-2012 01:30 PM #313
      lock this thing already. pun intended. sick of seeing this thread pop up in the feed. bbboooooooooorrrriiiinnng. wanna see a build thread? follow loose.

    14. 05-07-2012 04:46 PM #314
      sell me the thing(;

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