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  1. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hey all, looking for any advice on my issues here. I've got an 81 diesel caddy. Currently overheating and I'm not sure where to look next. It's always done fine, even when I lived in Arizona (I'm in SE Ohio now). Last summer on a trip to Pittsburg it started overheating climbing all the hills in...
  2. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi all, I just removed the head from my 1979 Rabbit 1.5D which blew the head gasket. To my surprise I discovered that several of the coolant passages were blocked by the head gasket. These are passages that exist on the head and block, and you can see piles of sediment where coolant was unable...
  3. Passat B6 Forums
    I am wondering where the torque converter bolt access hole is so i can replace this engine. the manual i have said there is a rubber cap covering the hole and the only cap i can find is metal cap and i cant seem to remove it. i cant get the bolt through the starter hole because its on the...
  4. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    ever since I bought my rabbit used in 2010, and after replacing my engine, and coolant expansion tank among other things, I have replaced the expansion tank cap seemingly incessantly over the years. perhaps twice a year most years, the caps fail, and I start losing coolant along the sides of the...
  5. CC Owners Club
    Hello everyone,, I need some help to determine where to start, car start but notice the coolant reservoir lower and lower I filled it , then I decide to clean the sparkplugs, I remove the first one in the passenger side, I clean it and before put back I blow air into the hole and a hot water jet...
  6. MK1 Rabbit Engine
    Hi everyone, I'm having a problem getting my injection pump to move fuel. It's a freshly rebuilt pump by the only reputable shop in my area. The car is a 1979 1.5 rocking a 1.6 yellow dot. I set the timing to 1.15ish and timed the cam and flywheel correctly. Solenoid ticks and gets 9.77 volts...
  7. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Rebuilt my 1.7L and put the engine in the car before installing the headers. Upon trying to install the headers, they seem to be positioned such that they are contacting the steering rack bracket. I thought perhaps an engine alignment would remedy this but its still touching. I am thinking that...
  8. Passat B5 Forums
    Hello. Does anybody now if I can take the radio from a Passat 2003 and put it to my Passat from 2000? I suppose it will fit if I move the hole plastic frame but is it the same contacts, and if, will the radio work? I want to take this radio: And put in my older Passat: Regards Daniel.
  9. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Went about replacing my oil pan gasket to clean her up and see what my sludge situation was. It looked great inside, and she's been running great for a '79 diesel. But I found a bolt loose in there! Here's a pic. Can anyone PLEASE tell me what this is from? Obviously I'm concerned. Thanks!!
  10. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Anyone know where I can get one? I found one on ebay for $55 + shipping. I'd like to get a cheaper one if I can. There's a hole in mine near the top.
  11. MK1 Rabbit Electrical
    I replaced my Bosch al113m with an al113mx. The new one did not come with clip to hold electrical connection in and old clip is too big. Should I try and make a clip or they stay in we’ll enough? And is the max alternator ok or should I have rebuilt my original one? Thanks for info. It’s an...
  12. Jetta / Bora MK3 / 1992-1998
    I need to replace an inner CV boot or the short shaft on a 96 Automatic Jetta. I've done them many times on a standard transmission with no problem. Can't remove the short shaft because the joint is too big for the hole. Looks like I need to drop the transmission to make room. Any suggestions?
  13. Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi there guys and girls. This I my first post and I've had a search through but couldn't find any information. As per the title I'm in need of a new gearbox for my golf as it happens to have a hole in it. Pretty sure it's not repairable. Do any of you have any recommendations on where to...
  14. Private Party 'For Sale' Classifieds
    FS: VW Underseat Drawer Kits - Left and Right! *SOLD* Great condition, bought for my 2015, they don't bolt up properly, not sure when VW changed the seat configuration. They're supposed to fit MK5 and MK6 Volkswagen, and JSW. These came from a 2011 JSW. They should fit MK6 to and including...
  15. Jetta MKVI How-to's and DIY's
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  16. MK1 Rabbit Body
    Why is it Still raining on my Feet? If you install a new antenna on your car, be sure that you make a drip stop loop on the coax cable. Do not make it a direct line for water migration... If you don't have a grommet, you can cut a new one in half and work it in place then a little RTV. Or RTV...
  17. GTI MK3 / 1993-1999
    hi guys, i have a 2.0l8v mk3 engine mounted in a t25, ive gone to top up water today and as quick as i put it in i could see it pouring out of the back of the engine. on closer inspection i found there is a 40mm diameter hole in the crank case, there's a matching one the other side however this...
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