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      May 22nd, 2011
      Manassas, va
      89 Nissan D21
      10-04-2012 06:30 AM #1
      ok.......so unforunately none of my friends have vdubs or want them so i find myself having this HUGE fascination with vw as we all do, nah mean!! So the real problem is i don't want to buy something that is going to be a piece of junk. I found a 92 jetta gli and it needs a head gasket replaced, my first question is.... Is 120k on a 16v bad? I've replaced a head gasket before but only on a pick up. Help a brotha out.....i'm looking for a nice jetta that i can work on.

      Send pics if you have a nice mk2!!!

    2. Junior Member Snowshredder's Avatar
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      Oct 7th, 2012
      Myerstown Pa
      97 jetta SOLD.01 jetta Sold. 20th AE Sold. 05 pearl black GLI Sold., Stentorian b5 s4
      10-08-2012 10:39 AM #2
      Bump wish i could help

    3. Member Rockerchick's Avatar
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      May 10th, 2005
      Cary, NC
      '03 BMP 20th GTI, '84 TD Jetta
      10-08-2012 11:36 AM #3
      I'd post up asking these questions in the mk2 section. You'll likely get more traffic there and better answers.
      Quote Originally Posted by TM87 View Post
      VW-making mechanics out of owners since 1957.
      The project - '84 Jetta 1.6TD
      The Wheelbarrow - '82 Rabbit Pickup
      Hers - '03 BMP 20thAE GTI
      His - '16 GLI SE

    4. Member bluesbrothers's Avatar
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      1985 Volkswagen Scirocco, 2003 Jetta G.L.I.
      10-08-2012 05:48 PM #4
      i had a 92 gli. i bought it at 135,000 miles and it died at 264,000 miles. and even then all it needed was an ignition module to run i just didn't want to put any money into it. head gasket is not too hard for anyone who has a little bit of mechanical know how. do the timing belt while you have the engine apart.

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