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  1. MK1 Rabbit Electrical
    So I have a 1979 Rabbit diesel L and the glow plug light will come on but they seem to not be heating, the engine will not start no matter how many cycles I would do. I am thinking it is the relay and if it is this would be helpful to know but on the side I noticed there is a 20 second relay and...
  2. VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    So I just did an oil change on my 2009 VW Rabbit S, and afterward, it was running completely normal when I moved it out of the driveway and parked it. But this morning I started it and it was making a ticking noise. When I give it gas the ticking noise gets faster as well. I'm wondering what...
  3. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I recently had an issue where my ‘81 rabbit diesel stalled on me when going from 4th gear to neutral. It would start right back up but then any time I would try to get moving in 1st again it would start stalling. I can’t for the life of me figure out what it could be, any suggestions?
  4. VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Love my 09 rabbit, got it with 17 miles on it just hit 90k. It was parked/used in town for +/- 10 years. Got it back everything was great. I found the tires to be uneven after driving it again for a bit. I replaced two and had them put on the front, everything was good. Had a scheduled service...
  5. VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hey helping a friend out with an install of an Aftermarket stereo on a 2007 Rabbit. We cant seem to find a suitable grounding location with all the plastic in the dash behind the stereo. Anyone who has done an install, where did you ground out your stereo and car ground wires? Grabbing Acc power...
  6. Private Party 'For Sale' Classifieds
    Bentley Service Manual for 2006 to 2009 VW Rabbit and GTI, hardbound edition. Cash only $50.00 Located near Vancouver WA. Text Jack @ 3604337762
  7. Private Party 'For Sale' Classifieds
    Four (4) Bridgestone Blizzak winter tires mounted on VOXX Rims. Size is 225/45R17; Wheels are 5 bolt pattern and fits 2005-2010 VW Jetta and 2006-2009 VW Rabbit. May fit other years/models. Used one season, stored indoors. $399.00 Cash only. Located near Vancouver, WA. Text Jack @ 3604337762
  8. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Just purchased a 1982 Volkswagen Rabbit convertible (102k miles, 3rd owner), originally wanted an 80's Mercedes 380sl but parts are expensive, not really a commuter car, and I have no idea what I'm doing. I thought the Rabbit would be the perfect car for me to not only commute (8 miles round...
  9. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello everyone, I have a 1980 Vw Caddy with an automatic transmission. I been told that transmission is cracked and can’t be repaired. Any idea where I can get another transmission of from what year and other Vw I could get it from? Thanks in advance to whoever respond.
  10. RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    5 Things I Recommend Feeding Wild Rabbits Sunflower Seed-as long as you’re willing to make sure it doesn’t get wet or moldy, sunflower seed can help them stay warm and they like it. rabbits are primarily herbivores, meaning they only eat plants. For the most part, wild rabbits survive on grass...
  11. 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...
  12. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    On my way home from work, I put the car into neutral and came to a stop sign. The idle shot up to 3k RPM and I shut the car down as soon as I got home (which was down the street). I think it's the throttle cable but I'm not sure how to test what it is, any tips or solutions to fix the high idle?
  13. RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Hi everyone, Back in October 2020 I bought a used 2008 Volkswagen Rabbit from my friend, currently has around 150k miles and I've been driving it around like a charm. It came with some issues already (valve oil cover needs to be replaced still, tire rods need to be replaced), but near the...
  14. Private Party Car 'For Sale' Classifieds
    For sale 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit Diesel 105k miles. Two door, 4 speed. Body is in good shape, one rust spot underneath hatch back window, white paint has faded. Headliner is gone. Interior is decent. -New remanufactured injector pump -new hard lines from IP to in injectors -4 new injectors -4...
  15. 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...
  16. Private Party Car 'For Sale' Classifieds
    Up for sale is my baby... 84 rabbit L. I am the 2nd owner. Originally bought from first owner in 2015 in Toledo. The car was stored in a barn for 19 years from 97 ... before I went to get it. Put a battery in, drove her for 2 years... then she stopped. After countless eyes, mechanics and...
  17. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I am replacing the fuel tank on my 1982 Rabbit Convertible. I need a new breather hose with coil spring insert, but I am having trouble finding one. Can I use a regular hose? I have seen some suggestions online that say that. Any advice?
  18. 1982 Rabbit Pickup Gas

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  19. 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...
  20. RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Hi, I recently purchased an '81 rabbit in the Portland area. It has some transmission issues that I'd like to get looked at, does anyone know of trusted/good mechanics in the area? Thanks. Jin.
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