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  • TDC
    am trying to check the marks on my pulley by putting a screwdiver into No 1 plug hole. The piston seems to be at the top of its stroke for about 5 degrees- Where is TDC Just
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    Last post by Olli Lamm TDC
    Tue, 20 May 2003 19:36:38
  • Bolts for Engine to Transmission
    ey Everyone... Trying to install an engine into my '69 Basketcase, but stupid me...I can't remember where I put the bolts for the engine.
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    Last post by Peter Cressma Bolts for Engine to Transmission
    Tue, 20 May 2003 13:51:49
  • FA: 1967 VW Beetle, 1 owner, 62k mi.
    Excellent condition, with some rare options! Check it out at: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2416034271
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    Last post by <dgre.. FA: 1967 VW Beetle, 1 owner, 62k mi.
    Tue, 20 May 2003 13:50:21
  • OT Worlds Fastest Nova
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    Last post by Bill Berckm OT Worlds Fastest Nova
    Tue, 20 May 2003 13:44:25
  • Where to run power cable through firewall?
    ot sure if anyone has any experience with this or not, but thought I'd check here before I gotta go take the car in to a shop to ask someone.
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    Last post by Brandon Buckne Where to run power cable through firewall?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 13:01:52
  • points gap for 009 dizzy,same as stock?
    Hey, is the points gap for the 009 the same as it is for a stock dizzy & points? Gary
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    Last post by Ace points gap for 009 dizzy,same as stock?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 12:33:43
  • Need replacement engine for blown 1850
    y son's sand rail is out of commission with a blown 1850 engine. His car is street legal and what he needs is another engine.
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    Last post by Joey Tribian Need replacement engine for blown 1850
    Tue, 20 May 2003 11:45:41
  • Passat Floor Mats
    bought my 2003 Passat GLX on January 24th, and the driver side floor mat has already worn through the pile where my heel rests (I pivot my foot from gas to brake with my heel resting on t
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    Last post by rfsmi.. Passat Floor Mats
    Tue, 20 May 2003 11:42:35
  • Quick and dirty hi-freq blocker help needed
    i all. i know there is a way to block highs to a sub (running an amp that does not have a xover) with a capacitor available at radio shack.
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    Last post by Mark Zarell Quick and dirty hi-freq blocker help needed
    Tue, 20 May 2003 11:27:04
  • gas tank
    I painted my gas tank and when I took the cap off there was yucky orange stuff that was around the top. What can I use to clean out the tank? ...Bert 66 bug
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    Last post by aquarije gas tank
    Tue, 20 May 2003 11:04:56
  • '70 Bug driver door contact switch
    y '70 Bug needs a driver door contact switch. The passenger side only has one wire (grounded by the body), but the wiring for the driver door has four mini female connectors, as it has an ign
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    Last post by ::: Diane aka JeWitchT :: '70 Bug driver door contact switch
    Tue, 20 May 2003 10:34:37
  • Vert Padding?
    have a 79 Vert that is in mint condition. The last owner had a new top installed and the padding appears very thin.
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    Last post by Vert Padding?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 10:33:23
  • premium or regular in 1.8T?
    've got a New Beetle with the 1.8 Turbo. I'm running it on 87 octane and it seems to work fine. I've read that the 1.
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    Last post by roo.. premium or regular in 1.8T?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 10:27:47
  • starter to ignition switch wiring
    i, 69' Bug I need to find a good wiring diagram of the ignition switch and the proper wiring connecting it to the starter.
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    Last post by Speedy Ji starter to ignition switch wiring
    Tue, 20 May 2003 10:14:38
  • VolksRod project in Portland...assume it means OR and not ME
    ooks like alot of the hard work done, $400 at 8:30PM EST http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2415540.
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    Last post by still in prime VolksRod project in Portland...assume it means OR and not ME
    Tue, 20 May 2003 09:22:43
  • Cheap 69 body in TX
    rolling ebay again, found this one, as of 8:30PM EST it was a whopping $5.... http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.
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    Last post by Sneak Cheap 69 body in TX
    Tue, 20 May 2003 09:20:09
  • Would an BMW E30 BBS RZ fit an A2 Golf GTi ?
    Has anyone tried shoehorning a BMW E30 BBS RZ rims to a '92 Golf GTi ? Thanks in advance.
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    Last post by spyderwe Would an BMW E30 BBS RZ fit an A2 Golf GTi ?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 09:10:10
  • VW Classic
    oes anyone know if there are any special events taking place on the Friday (June 6th) of the VW Classic weekend? I know there is a BBQ at West Coast Classics that evening, but the Classic web
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    Last post by Neil VW Classic
    Tue, 20 May 2003 08:39:37
  • fs. 72 standard, cal-look in pittsburgh
    have to sell my 72 due to a move. I have it on ebay. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2415724.
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    Last post by O\\|/ fs. 72 standard, cal-look in pittsburgh
    Tue, 20 May 2003 07:49:42
  • FS: 61 sunroof project, $900, may part out
    1 sunroof. new floors installed. new adjustable front beam. new wiring ready to be put in. no motor, has transaxle. body work that needs to be done.
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    Last post by MUADIB FS: 61 sunroof project, $900, may part out
    Tue, 20 May 2003 07:31:28
  • Fix '74 shock bumper mount?
    he dampener (shock) absorbing bumper mounts for the '74 Bug are made so the front piece that connects to the bumper adapter has a certain amount of rotational play.
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    Last post by MUADIB Fix '74 shock bumper mount?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 07:28:24
  • interesting bit of vw info
    heck this out! http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/gate.exe?f=doc&state=hlavte.4.15 its all the stuff VW has trademarked etc, with their logo.
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    Last post by O\\|/ interesting bit of vw info
    Tue, 20 May 2003 07:12:27
  • Seeking picture of 66 K. Ghia dash
    'm restoring mine, but someone has removed parts and added other parts. Can anyone point me to a picture of a 1966 Ghia dashboard so I know what parts are missing? There are holes spaced horiz
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    Last post by John Kel Seeking picture of 66 K. Ghia dash
    Tue, 20 May 2003 07:05:10
  • Replacement Top
    Well, it is time for a new top for my '98 Cabrio. I am considering ordering it from either AA Best or Cabrio world but, I am concerned about the quality of the product.
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    Last post by Joseph Meeha Replacement Top
    Tue, 20 May 2003 06:00:54
  • Looking to find Dune buggy
    I know, so is everyone else.... But my son, 18 , is looking to buy a buggy... central calif area... anyone?
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    Last post by MN AirHea Looking to find Dune buggy
    Tue, 20 May 2003 05:44:12
  • Sarge<GD> is no more.
    I dropped my gaming tags for newsgroup posts, since i've all but gave up online gaming. Cheers.
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    Last post by Scott Johnso Sarge<GD> is no more.
    Tue, 20 May 2003 05:34:50
  • '47 Split seen on ebay
    47 split seen on ebay.Not mine(I wish),just letting you vintage buffs know about it.Looks like owner wants a pretty penny for it though.
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    Last post by mez '47 Split seen on ebay
    Tue, 20 May 2003 05:34:11
  • rats!
    I just got my 66 bug out of the paint shop and can't seem to get the steering column rubber gasket to go in. I have greased the poop out of it and it still won't go. Any hints?...Bert
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    Last post by Speedy Ji rats!
    Tue, 20 May 2003 05:14:46
  • Diesel freeway speed question
    ust curious how fast you all drive your diesels. My Rabbit project will soon be running, and I don't want to blow it up by trying to get it to go 80mph down the interstate.
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    Last post by Simo Diesel freeway speed question
    Tue, 20 May 2003 05:06:07
  • MP3 player for Citroen Xantia?
    i, I am looking at fitting an MP3 player in my Xantia but would like one that uses the steering wheel controls. I have seen wiring adaptors from Autoleads for Sony, Kenwood and Pioneer, but ca
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    Last post by Tony MP3 player for Citroen Xantia?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 05:00:21
  • Headliner -- how hard to install?
    y 1973 Superbeetle needs a new headliner. My questions are (1) can anyone point me to web information on installation and (2) how hard is it to install a headliner, anyway? My google sea
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    Last post by B Ng Headliner -- how hard to install?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 04:29:28
  • All is right in the world again
    ew adventure posted! URL shown below. Link is near the bottom of the page and is titled "I got the clutch fixed finally!!! Let's break it in RIGHT!!!" and has "NEW" bann
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    Last post by travi All is right in the world again
    Tue, 20 May 2003 04:15:17
  • CD MP3 receiver reccomendation
    'm planning on buying an MP3 receiver, and for now my first choice is Pioneer 5500. Is there anything else that would be a better buy, it shouldn't cost much more than the 5500? I'll b
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    Last post by Hrvoje Bili CD MP3 receiver reccomendation
    Tue, 20 May 2003 03:59:44
  • Pulleys
    Just wondering what the differences between a stock pulley and a power pulley are? Thanks, G
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    Last post by dav Pulleys
    Tue, 20 May 2003 03:17:08
  • Crankshafts
    ell, just wondering if anyone has thoughts on crankshafts and which ones/brands they've had the best success with. I'm building a 1776 for my '62 and have the cam/gear (Engle 110), p&c (M
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    Last post by Gazz Crankshafts
    Tue, 20 May 2003 02:59:01
  • Would Someone Please ~KILL~ The Person Who Invented WebTV? __ VHHY9io3c
    >Second only to SPAM, WebTV is the worst thing to ever happen to Usenet!!! Please note the irony. Moron.
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    Last post by Mike Smit Would Someone Please ~KILL~ The Person Who Invented WebTV? __ VHHY9io3c
    Tue, 20 May 2003 02:23:21
  • What was the correct factory radio for '85 Jetta ?
    hich version(s) of the "VW design" radio was correct for this year ? Does anybody have a good high-res photo of the correct factory radio installed in the dash ? I'm wonder
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    Last post by Matt B What was the correct factory radio for '85 Jetta ?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 02:20:23
  • Hummbug?
    I saw a VW Hummbug kit car yesterday. Anyone know who makes this body kit?
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    Last post by A Ranada Sha Hummbug?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 02:08:15
  • Will 5W40 invalidate my warranty?
    ur New Beetle's eating oil. I kinda wish I'd read all the usenet postings before buying the car. I guess it's better than some.
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    Last post by Rond Will 5W40 invalidate my warranty?
    Tue, 20 May 2003 01:39:40
  • Golf Struts.
    have an 89 US made Golf and was wondering how it tell which type of struts it had. I was looking at Adirondack's site and there were listings for sealed struts and ones with a replaceable car
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    Last post by Sinjin Smit Golf Struts.
    Mon, 19 May 2003 23:54:29
  • DRIVE-IN GTG
    well the first one just passed but keep a eye out for the next one the first one was a great success 60+ cars next one we plan on being bigger so look out for it if your in the area why n
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    Last post by COOLWATER VW CL DRIVE-IN GTG
    Mon, 19 May 2003 23:43:51