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      W8 Variant Bad Motor - Can I swap to 1.8T?

      I have a W8 Variant - last winter I hit a chuck hole and ripped the bottom end off the motor (oil pan and oil cooler) off the motor, causing it to immediately seize.

      Body is good, interior is...
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      Need W8 Oil Pan - chuckhole damage!

      Terrible roads around me along with the terrible weather has the snow plows out destroying the roads. Yesterday, I had 2 flats and apparently punctured the oil pan.

      Fortunately, insurance is...
    3. Stuck on vacation - who makes cat delete flash?

      The day before we left for vacation, I took the car to the dealer to have a new key programmed, and for an alignment. Several hundred miles into our drive, I started experiencing misfires, and...
    4. Tippy Magnets fine, still won't engage manual

      I've had an issue over the last 6 months, and it's finally gotten to a point where I've got the time to dig in and fix the little things.

      My issue on 2003 Passat Variant 1.8T

      6 months ago,...
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      Looking for:

      Good morning, I'm looking for a few things for my 90 G60:

      Reservoir Bottle/Pump
      Dash ash tray (black)
      Front bumper (yellow if possible)
      G60 hood
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      FS: Two Power Window Control Units

      These were left over from my VW swap, suprisingly enough. Maybe I should have painted them orange for better visibility. One was from a daily driver that got cracked up, and it was tested good, the...
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      Re: (DORI_cracka_DORI)

      Quote, originally posted by DORI_cracka_DORI »


      SRAM > Shimano.



      Not in this case, this is 708g, the new SRAM Red is 780g and the DA is supposed to be 10% stiffer? The "old" DA...
    8. Thread: 1.8 16v $150

      by tjtryon
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      Re: 1.8 16v $150 (mk1caddy)

      Still have it?
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      Re: 1.8 8v digifant- gti engine OH (blkflydubs)

      By some crazy miracle, is the motor still for sale?
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      WTB Alternator Bracket for 1.8 8v non-ac

      I need upper and lower alternator brackets and hardware for a 1.8 8v
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      WTB Alternator Bracket for 1.8 8v non-ac

      I need the upper and lower alternator bracket for a 1.8v non-ac engine. If you have one available, please let me know.
    12. Re: VW Alternator Wiring - new alternator - light still on (Aurora_GL)

      Voltage regulator post. The alternator is charging properly, though the light does not go off.
    13. Re: ht engine - need upper/lower alternator brackets (BillLeBob)

      Thanks! You would be my hero...
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      Dash lights not working - sometimes...

      I have a bunny that the dash cluster lights don't always work in. Let me clarify - first thing in the morning, I don't have lights on the dash, but I do have lights on the small cluster of 3 gauges....
    15. VW Alternator Wiring - new alternator - light still on

      Does anyone have the proper wiring for a replacement VW alternator? I believe I have the Bosch one. I currently have 2 wires connected to it, a + that is connected directly to the battery...
    16. ht engine - need upper/lower alternator brackets

      The DPO (dumb-a-- previous owner) really did a number on my little bunny, installing a HT engine, as well as a heavily modified chevy single wire alternator. Well, the alternator blew up, so I have...
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      ht engine - what dipstick/funnel?

      I have an 82 Convertable that has had a mid-80's HT code engine installed in it by the DPO (dumb-a-- previous owner), but the owner retained the 1.7l dipstick. The dipstick is extremely loose and...
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