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Offline matt

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Re: What did you do to your VW today?
« Reply #2610 on: September 05, 2018, 08:02:42 PM »


 Nice!  Does the same key work the ignition? You would get 2  \VW=  \VW= for that!
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Re: What did you do to your VW today?
« Reply #2611 on: September 05, 2018, 10:39:54 PM »
lock a convertible? What for? Just use a razor blade!  devil)-
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Re: What did you do to your VW today?
« Reply #2612 on: September 08, 2018, 12:23:43 PM »
      lock a convertible? What for? Just use a razor blade!    devil)-


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good point, Howard!!   
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Re: What did you do to your VW today?
« Reply #2613 on: September 10, 2018, 08:40:25 AM »
Yeah that?s true but then the person stealing it would end up spending a thousand or so dollars to replace the headliner and top.
Could be better, could be worse, could be in a hearse.

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Re: What did you do to your VW today?
« Reply #2614 on: October 14, 2018, 04:35:30 PM »
A little while ago, I had a small engine fire. It was enough just burn the electrical components. Most or all of the metal parts are still ok.  Keep in mind that I?m not a mechanic and this is really the first time I?m working on the engine without someone standing over me and watching. I know it?s small stuff, but you gotta start somewhere..haha.

So far I?ve replaced, the air cleaner, cut off solenoid, oil pressure switch, spark plug wires, pertronics ignition, and coil. I still have a few more things to do but I?m leaving the fuel lines and electrical to George.

Word to the wise. Eliminate the fuel filter in the engine area. All this happened because the fuel filter was replaced and it was defective from the factory. Moving it won?t eliminate the chances of a fire, but it will reduce it.
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Re: What did you do to your VW today?
« Reply #2616 on: October 14, 2018, 08:24:12 PM »
Could be better, could be worse, could be in a hearse.

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Re: What did you do to your VW today?
« Reply #2617 on: October 17, 2018, 07:26:42 PM »


 So sorry to hear!

 
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Re: What did you do to your VW today?
« Reply #2618 on: October 18, 2018, 12:28:46 PM »

 So sorry to hear!

 

Thanks Matt. Thankfully, it's back up and running again. Only wires and coil burned up. The rest wasn't touched. There's just small little stuff left like sanding and painting the tins to
 make them look nice. The fuel filter is going in a different location. Never again in the engine area. I suggest that everyone do the same. Get rid of the German braided stuff and use clamps.
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