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    1. FS 2000 1.8T Manual Blue Beetle. Long Island, NY

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    2. 2000 1.8T Manual Blue Beetle. Long Island, NY

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      Read the Maximum cold inflation spec of your...

      Read the Maximum cold inflation spec of your tire. (printed on the tire sidewall near the rim edge) and do not exceed that.

      The TIRE GUIDE spec is 38psi front and rear for the GSW with...
    4. LOL. Damn autocorrect got me.

      LOL. Damn autocorrect got me.
    5. I'm going Alfa Romeo Giulia, baby!

      I'm going Alfa Romeo Giulia, baby!
    6. re: Continental ExtremeContact Sport

      Hi SdKfz184

      I have been using the Continental ExtremeContact Sport Plus for 2,000 miles.
      They are a very pleasant-handling tire (quasi-aggressive street driving).
      Predictable performance on dry,...
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      Autocross Beetle

      I have autocrossed in a 2000 beetle turbo. You are probably crazy. I know that I am.
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      No one to help here? I'm not familiar with the...

      No one to help here?

      I'm not familiar with the Celica, so I will try to answer in general terms.

      I would replace the front struts as well as the rear. Aged (120k mis.) front struts will...
    9. Thread: Seat harness

      by vested74
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      Schroth Quick Fit street legal harness belt for BMW

      I am partial to the Schroth Quik Fit street legal harness belt.
      Very convenient, affordable and effective. Beyond good enough for Autox.
      Fitments are available for BMW....
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      Part Out: '00 Beetle GLS 1.8t 5spd Central PA

      Hello,
      Is the OEM ECU available?
      zip 11743
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      Hello, Interested in both side view mirrors....

      Hello,
      Interested in both side view mirrors. Defrosted?
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      replacing front pipe/cat

      The oem frontpipe on my car has opened in the areas above and below the flex tubing. I have made a temporary wrap-type patch, but looking forward, a more significant repair or replacement will be...
    13. Re: What suspension setups are you running on your mk4 ? (V_aaRg_6)

      BBS America is clearing out 16x7.5 et38 VZ wheels 18lbs ea. $700 for a set of 4 includes shipping and valve stems.
      just bought a set for my auto-x beetle. Tires are Direzza Sport Z1 Star 225/50R16....
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      Re: ********AUTOCROSS HELP! Tires*********** (01wlfsbrg)

      Very happy with Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec 225/50X16 on my autocross-Beetle.
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      Re: Mk2 Golf performance alignment specs?? (TheGreenspanator)

      from the archives . . . .1987 GTi 8v . . . . . best alignment results that I ever achieved:
      FRONT (use aftermarket "crash" bolts in FR struts)
      camber neg 2.2 degrees
      caster pos...
    16. Re: Volkswagen looking for feedback on a diesel performance hatch model... ([email protected])

      If the cost of diesel fuel were to drop below the cost of gasoline and remain there longterm, I would consider buying your hot diesel hatch.
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      Re: Installed Coilovers, but...... (J4M3S)

      It's been a while since I had a Mk2 to play with, but, I recall that gap as normal on US models (while the car is sitting on its suspension).
    18. Re: STX R32 takes 1st and 3rd at Ft Worth National Tour (a4tq)

      Well done. Best autocross news in years. Keep it up.
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      Re: (Blk97vr6)

      I've run 225/50X16 on 16X6.5 rims. You should have very little or no speedo error. The rim width is adequate (within safety recommendations) for that tire.
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      Re: Are Tokico Illuminas decent for auto-x? (d_jabsd)

      NOT JUNK.
      I used Tokico Illuminas for 10 years in a Mark II GTi for street and autocross. I liked them very much. Over the 10 year span, 4 of the shocks did develope leaks at various times, and were...
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