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  1. MK1 Rabbit Body
    I would like to replace the floor of my 1982 Rabbit pickup bed, mainly between the wheel wells. Searching internet hasn't been productive. Any ideas? Thanks, Carsonic
  2. MK1 Rabbit Electrical
    Can't remember if I posted this question before and I'm not able to find any threads. Sorry if this a repeat. My ammeter (dash light) on my 1982 VW Rabbit pickup stays on flickering or change in brightness with engine revving. Volt meter showed a charging voltage of 14 volts...
    Barn stored for last 20 or so years. Ran fine when put into storage but bolt from flywheel bolt got loose and has not be repaired. Body is in good shape and little rust. Was going to restore for daughter but never got to it. I found an old pic of it before going into storage. CLOSING...
  4. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1988 Caddy diesel pickup that was built in Germany for the German Red Cross. Has 10,000 orig. km but my mechanic says the injector pump is bad. Any idea where I may find one, what differences are, or if anyone rebuilds them? they are having no luck finding one, but it has a german vin...
  5. MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    I just bought a 1982 Rabbit Convertible, the previous owner put adjustable coil-overs on all 4 corners and wants them back, I like the look of the car lowered, however I don't want to spend a load of money on adjustable shocks and struts as I have no intention of racing at all, however that said...
  6. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a good running diesel engine (1982) but the injection pump is leaking now where the cold start valve cable connection mounts. Can this seal be replaced without taking the pump apart? I have a complete rebuild kit for an injection pump, but I'd just like to replace the cold start valve...
  7. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I'm looking for a front right fender for a 1981 rabbit pickup. Some of the people from my appartment complex released the ebrake and messed it up buy letting it roll into the neighbors building. I was just about to give it a new paint job and now have a large front dent to deal with before I can.
  8. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Need help---1982 Caddy 1.6D---need block
  9. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1982 caddy 1.6d with a cracked block--on corner---. I have a change to buy a wrecked 2006 Jetta diesel at a good price but my caddy is manual and this Jetta is automatic transmission. My question is---can I do a sway and keep the manual transmission. If so, is this a lot of changing...
  10. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have the opportunity to purchase a 1982 Rabbit L with an auto for a father-son project. My buddy tells me that the automatic transmission is going to be a problem. The car is in very good condition with only minimal rust on the wheel wells and some on a door corner, the rust I am not worried...
  11. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Couldn’t find the seal I need. I’m driving a 1982 1.6 stock diesel truck. Noticed leaking from the trans. Just changed the fluid and a few days after I checked everything for leaks. When you push on the green cover/seal fluid squeezes out. What needs to be changed to fix the leak Sent from my...
  12. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello Everyone. Last year I bought my first (and second) classic beetle and I love them. So I decided to venture into the VW Cabriolet market in which I have very little knowledge. I am looking for your expertise on what a good price for this vehicle (see attachments) would be. Its an 82...
  13. MK1 Rabbit Engine
    I've tried to find the answers to the following questions, but with little success. Sorry if I am being redundant. I currently own a 1982 Rabbit PU with the 1.6l na diesel engine. I sent the IP to Giles and reinstalled the modified IP back onto the 1.6 and set the time to specs. The power...
  14. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Ok so I have an 82 rabbit na diesel, about a month ago I began the process of removing the old broken dash and install a much better quality dash from an 83 Jetta parts car, due to all the extras and differences on the new dash I opted to just go ahead and replace the fuse box and all, I have...
  15. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Am curious what temp and brand thermostat is recommended for 1982 VW Diesel 1.6 L pickup with 158k original miles residing in San Diego County (warm to hot climate). Am hoping to replace all belts and hoses at the same time. Thanks
  16. Your VW Rabbit Photo Gallery
    Wouldn't you like a vintage restored, VW diesel pick-up? *I live in upper Midwest and need to sell it. I am asking $4,900 but am willing to negotiate. There is a box of unused parts that I am willing to sell . Drop me a note and I'll be checking for your inquiry. Thank you.
  17. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1982 Rabbit 1.6L diesel and I have a question for you guys that have lowered your cars. What size of coilovers are you running and what size of wheels and tires fit with that level of lowering? Thanks.
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