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      09-27-2012 12:36 AM #4
      alot of work ahead will be cool when done.

      pm me i have some small tires that would work nice.

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    6. 09-27-2012 03:35 PM #6
      Can't wait to see how this unfolds. I love the interior. The dash is so cool.

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      09-27-2012 06:06 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by 95SIXPOT View Post
      Can't wait to see how this unfolds. I love the interior. The dash is so cool.
      Thanks.

      Speaking about this dash. Does anybody know how to properly clean plastic with caked in dust from sitting in a field for 10 years? Tried wet naps and windex....not working at all. Still dirty.
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    8. 09-27-2012 07:34 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by salteatervw View Post
      Thanks.

      Speaking about this dash. Does anybody know how to properly clean plastic with caked in dust from sitting in a field for 10 years? Tried wet naps and windex....not working at all. Still dirty.
      I've had good luck with this stuff. Not sure how it can do on years of direct sunlight damage tho. I know you can buy spray die for interiors. That interior doesnt really look too bad really. Might just need some deep cleaning and some protectant.

      http://meguiarscarcleaner.blogspot.c...-detailer.html

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      09-28-2012 12:14 PM #9
      I think I'm going to need a degreaser as well. The windows clean up nice, as well the door cards. Although the dash is extremely crack, I would almost be inclined to buy another dash.
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      09-29-2012 01:57 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by salteatervw View Post
      I think I'm going to need a degreaser as well. The windows clean up nice, as well the door cards. Although the dash is extremely crack, I would almost be inclined to buy another dash.
      I would say recover it if its not a plastic dash. Most upholstry places should be able to do it for less then 300$ depending on where you go. You'd get a leather dash (or at least new vinyl), and it would be LOADS easier then trying to find a mint lipstick red dash. Same goes for the steering wheel. My old man had his dash recovered, and I think it was ballpark 250$ for 2 colors and leather. So for one, and vinyl, id imagine its a little cheaper, and youd have fewer spare parts laying around when done (or a more empty trash can ) Great color however, and the cards and seats and headliner all look in good shape. sweet find

      just my 2 cents.

      ps. need a decent shape early westy grill? I has one. a few cracked ribs, but still intact.
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      09-29-2012 03:58 PM #11
      For now I wanna clean it up of dirt and grime then just cover it up with a dash carpet till I figure out how deep I will sink into the interior.
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      09-30-2012 02:17 PM #12
      I knew this would pop up on here
      A solution exists, and is left for the reader as an exercise.
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      Seems people switched to using Mk1,2,3 when the Mk4 came out. If it didn't change, I could have said I drive an A4, A5 or A6. You would question Audi or VW?
      Or "My A5 is so awesome"
      Yes, an A5 Audi is awesome. Mk5 base model Jetta, meh, it's no Audi.

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      10-01-2012 11:43 AM #13
      Orly?
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      10-01-2012 11:05 PM #15
      Only bc it was on Jason's facespace. What 8v head are you going to use? I have my jh code for sale. Less than 100 miles.
      A solution exists, and is left for the reader as an exercise.
      Quote Originally Posted by hans j View Post
      Seems people switched to using Mk1,2,3 when the Mk4 came out. If it didn't change, I could have said I drive an A4, A5 or A6. You would question Audi or VW?
      Or "My A5 is so awesome"
      Yes, an A5 Audi is awesome. Mk5 base model Jetta, meh, it's no Audi.

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      10-02-2012 04:00 PM #16
      So you picked it up. I was thinking about going to get that one but it looked like way to much work. As for the dash go to auto zone and buy purple power. This stuff is amazing. Buy the big 3 gallon one because you will use it as your sole degreaser from now on. It breaks down anything organic and works especially well on veggie oil

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      10-02-2012 04:02 PM #17
      O yeah and I have a brand new quarter panel int he box for that drivers side one if you decide that the body work is a hassel. $75.

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      10-02-2012 09:31 PM #18
      the seats look really good!

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      10-03-2012 09:50 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by ((a.v.))mk-1 View Post
      Only bc it was on Jason's facespace. What 8v head are you going to use? I have my jh code for sale. Less than 100 miles.
      A p&p big valve Hydro head.
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      10-03-2012 01:22 PM #20
      Racecaracecaracecaracecar
      A solution exists, and is left for the reader as an exercise.
      Quote Originally Posted by hans j View Post
      Seems people switched to using Mk1,2,3 when the Mk4 came out. If it didn't change, I could have said I drive an A4, A5 or A6. You would question Audi or VW?
      Or "My A5 is so awesome"
      Yes, an A5 Audi is awesome. Mk5 base model Jetta, meh, it's no Audi.

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      10-03-2012 04:40 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by ((a.v.))mk-1 View Post
      Racecaracecaracecaracecar
      meh, quick cruiser maybe
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      10-06-2012 10:20 AM #22
      do this beauty right. clean it, get rid of rust, get it some sort of protection..and dont do this racecar "theme" ****...

      clean, functional bunny. do it.
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      10-06-2012 02:10 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Vegeta Gti View Post
      do this beauty right. clean it, get rid of rust, get it some sort of protection..and dont do this racecar "theme" ****...

      clean, functional bunny. do it.
      This isnt my first rodeo


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      Quote Originally Posted by Vegeta Gti View Post
      do this beauty right. clean it, get rid of rust, get it some sort of protection..and dont do this racecar "theme" ****...

      clean, functional bunny. do it.
      **** that leave the rust put your carbed aba in there and have a very unassuming rabbit
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      10-06-2012 06:53 PM #25
      Let me know if you want help with your upholstery or dash re-wrap. I just got a new sewing machine. Nice find, BTW.

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      Quote Originally Posted by PoweredByAcura View Post
      Let me know if you want help with your upholstery or dash re-wrap. I just got a new sewing machine. Nice find, BTW.
      Thread jack kichow! How much? I know I am able to redo the centers in my corrado seats but I could spend more time in the wiring harness of my car haha
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      Quote Originally Posted by Junkyard Hero View Post
      Thread jack kichow! How much? I know I am able to redo the centers in my corrado seats but I could spend more time in the wiring harness of my car haha
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      Quote Originally Posted by Junkyard Hero View Post
      **** that leave the rust put your carbed aba in there and have a very unassuming rabbit
      noooo!! save it!!
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      Quote Originally Posted by Vegeta Gti View Post
      noooo!! save it!!
      Burn it then do bare minimum wiring put an engine in and drive it rat stylez!
      Quote Originally Posted by tektoo2 View Post
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      10-08-2012 12:33 PM #31
      Children....


      I'll save if it I need to and if I can do some trade work with my body shop friend.
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      Got the short block cleaned up a bit.


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      10-31-2012 01:16 PM #33
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      11-01-2012 10:08 AM #35
      Ya, this is only the first stage of cleaning. Gonna probably wire brush next or more hand scrubbing.
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