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    1. Member mk3jetta-man's Avatar
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      10-04-2012 09:14 PM #1
      can anyone tell me the real name and the part number for both right and left side of this

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      10-04-2012 11:12 PM #2
      Which car is that from?

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      10-04-2012 11:18 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by CajunSpike View Post
      Which car is that from?
      It doesn't look like anything that I've seen on a cabby.
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      10-05-2012 12:00 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by sehaare View Post
      It doesn't look like anything that I've seen on a cabby.
      I know its the part that holds the front wheel hub/bearings.
      The upper two holts bolt to the shock tower.
      the left hole bolts to the tie rod.
      The 'tangs' are where the brake calipers fit.

      Just can't tell if its from a cabby or cabrio/jetta.

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      10-05-2012 12:18 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by CajunSpike View Post
      I know its the part that holds the front wheel hub/bearings.
      The upper two holts bolt to the shock tower.
      the left hole bolts to the tie rod.
      The 'tangs' are where the brake calipers fit.
      Good thing you posted ^that; led me to the proper place in the catalog.

      Name: Wheel bearing housing

      Part numbers (for mid-'84 to 1993):
      Left 171407255B
      Right 171407256B
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      10-05-2012 12:37 AM #6
      you mean you guys couldnt tell it was a steering knuckle, aka spindle?

      it doesnt look like a mk1, probally a mk3 or other cabrio model...

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