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  1. Thread: Roof Lining

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    Yeah I have had the same thing. Likewise the door...

    Yeah I have had the same thing. Likewise the door material can fail. Whats happening is that the foam backing is degrading into a tacky goop with no resilience or strength so it pulls away. I got a...
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    Thanks very much for that guys, at least I know...

    Thanks very much for that guys, at least I know where I am at now.

    Dubber I would greatly appreciate knowing where you got you new compressor from...

    Thanks again guys
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    Mark 5 2.0 TDI (2008) Air con issue

    hi folks
    I would appreciate some insight into an air con issue I have. I noticed it was slow to go cool - like 5 - 10 minutes after which it was OK but not icy.
    My service guy says the compressor...
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    2008 Gold TDI Air conditioner

    Hi all
    I'd appreciate advice/comment on an air conditioning problem I have.
    My 2008 Pacific TDI 2.0 has 160 K km on the clock. My air con seemed to be performing poorly. My mechanic, a good German...
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    I upgraded my Mk1 Brakes by installing Cabriole...

    I upgraded my Mk1 Brakes by installing Cabriole calipers and rotors. Had to machine the rotors down by 16mm overall. After that I still had doughy sorta brakes that weren't so bad, but still short...
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    Feedback

    Sorted out the brake problems..... I fitted an oversized booster (thanks Loon) . I tried to use my new German made m/cylinder but it did not work out, so I used the Brazil made master that came with...
  7. Thread: Insurance?

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    Oh yeah, for what it's worth, Just Cars is the...

    Oh yeah, for what it's worth, Just Cars is the special cars division of AAMI.
  8. Thread: Insurance?

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    My Mk1, 1979. I went for third party property...

    My Mk1, 1979. I went for third party property ...$175. Full comprehensive $210! Go figure. Postcode 4873 (far north qld), full no claims, all insurance (house, boat etc.) with nrma, and I have turned...
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    Creaking Door seals

    My guess is that the grease is a silicon based product. Sorry I don't know it's name, but it has applications in the marine and fishing industries, and also in high-end woodkorking machinery. It can...
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    Interesting. And really interesting if you...

    Interesting. And really interesting if you continue to lose fluid! Sorry that VW is taking it's time, but I'm a bit impressed that they are replacing the whole engine. I can't imagine any Aussie...
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    Disappearing coolant

    G'day, and welcome to the forum :)
    I'm no expert here, but I did figure the following:
    Distance travelled = 1000km and @ average 60kph that is about 17 hours of driving (16.7). I have to guess, but...
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    Mk1 Brakes...advice plse

    I recently put new vented rotors, calipers etc onto my Mk1 GLD. This was not quite a bolt-on job, but in the end got it all fitted. I have also replaced the master cylinder and the rear slaves. My...
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    My Mk1 1500cc unmodified consistently runs 4.8...

    My Mk1 1500cc unmodified consistently runs 4.8 litres/100, 90% highway running , and speeds between 80 & 90 kph. It just seems happy around that speed range. I did change my brakes over to vented ...
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