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  1. Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    Hi guys. Looking to replace my rear passenger door on my MK6 Golf 1.6 Diesel Hatch. Do you know if the 1.4 Petrol door will fit on mine? Thanks in advance
  2. MK1 Rabbit Engine
    Hello, I cant quite afford a Bentley, I'm a college student in a garage with this 1983 Rabbit IDI. I am trying to figure out how to time this engine in order to make it run and I cant for the life of me find any info online. Can someone please help? I set the cams up properly, making sure the...
  3. GTI MK1 / 1983-1984
    So I'm new here but looking to further my knowledge of these fantastic vehicles, i approximately purchased a 1984 vw rabbit gti with a lot of extra parts dash etc etc. The catch other then some body rust the floors were shot, I'm the midst of removing and fabbing up some floors, but am here...
  4. TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    Hello all I’m new to this forum and I need some advice regarding my situation! I’ll try to explain with as much detail as possible.. The car is a 1981 vw rabbit pickup with a turbo Diesel engine out of a mk2 Jetta. I believe the engine code is MF. So it started running hot towards the end of the...
  5. Jetta MK2 / 1984-1992
    Hi there - I'm new to the forum and am posting to share this beauty that I got my hands on recently, and also to ask for some advice on maintenance and repairs (as I am not very experienced with these old VWs). The car is in incredible shape overall, inside and out. When it is up and running...
  6. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    What is the rated GPM requirements of the IP in the 1.6 NA? I'm looking to do a 2-tank system in the near future on the 80 Caddy and POSSIBLY the '84 HB I as well. Need a couple 3-way solenoid valves to make it work and my selection is currently set on 2 different sizes. One varies between...
  7. MK1 Rabbit Engine
    Howdy, I'm putting a turbo on my 81 diesel. Did they use a different head? If not, different head bolts, gaskets? Thanks...
  8. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    My exhaust pipe fell off while driving my 1980 Rabbit (Diesel). How is it secured? Wondering if I need to get it towed. Thanks.
  9. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hello guys i am new to this form and i am in need of some help. i have tried posting in other posts and creating my own fourm and i have had no luck..... so i am sorry if this violates this form....... i have a 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual. heres the full story. everything was working great...
  10. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    So I've recently came into possession of a 79 rabbit rally edition with the 1.5l diesel engine. I am having trouble getting it to stay running let alone starting. I've replaced the battery, starter, alternator, glow plugs, fuel pump and wiring.. could cleaning the Injectors help? Willing to...
  11. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hello guys i am new to this form and i am in need of some help. i have a 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual. heres the full story. everything was working great. then one morning my dome lights did not come on when i opened the door. so after a few days of driving (put on 70 miles a day) i had some...
  12. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Been contemplating an engine conversion for my 85 Golf Diesel. After repeatedly seeing the black soot spewing out of the tailpipe, I'm giving serious thought to converting to a lesser polluting gas engine or going full electric. Any thoughts on this are most appreciated!
  13. Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello all, I just wanted to plug a local company. I have been using GOM1221 degreaser for a bunch of years now. It is made by BNAC Environmental in Coquitlam BC. I have left VW golf diesel intake manifolds in a pail of 25% GOM and 75% water and they come out spotless. Zero carbon left in...
  14. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi guys, I am gathering part for an automatic trans for a mk1 . I found a torque converter with a "Q" on it. I can't find an application guide that shows what this is from. Any help? Thx
  15. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Good evening! I have a 1980 Volkswagon Rabbit (Diesel). ISSUE: Battery dies within a day or two after a full charge. BACKGROUND: For a few weeks now, I noticed the battery light come on but illuminate like a dancing strobe light. Seemed to be intermittent when it came on. Sometimes it'd be...
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