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    Thread: 1985 gti $650

    1. 08-02-2012 11:05 AM #1
      Hey, I am selling my 1985 gti PROJECT. PROJECT! 197K miles on odo. Complete car with a good 1.8L 8v motor, not running. Problem is with fuel injection. Turns over, smells like gas, will not start... Interior is out of car. Bought new carpet, not installed. Will need seats and carpet reinstalled. NO TITLE. Bill of sale only. $650 obo. Car is located in Fort Worth, Texas. Can tow on a trailer locally for small fee (GAS), or if you meet my asking price. Will also throw in a bently manual. Contact Chris @ Eight won seven. 7 nine 3. Ten Thirty.

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      http://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/pts/3172123298.html
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      08-03-2012 06:34 PM #3
      Hay there. If you haven't already tried this. The plug / harness on the distributer can become cur oded. I hope this helps. Years ago I also had a 85 Gti and had this problem. Hope this helps.

    3. 08-06-2012 10:36 AM #4
      Tried that. I was told the issue is with the dizzy.

    4. 08-19-2012 08:49 PM #5
      had same problem back in the day same car. vacumm leak make sure its sealed intake . i remember mine would start but stall right away. even a tiny leak can cause it over mechanical fuel injection

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