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by Briano1234
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: General Car Work
Topic: The past week in Car repair
Replies: 952
Views: 93435

Re: The past week in Car repair

Well got the CV replaced, 15 dollars to have the boot repaired... The Break of the boot must of been in the last few days, as the goo gleaned off really easy, 10 minutes... There was a 91 in the pull-a-part, and I scored a brand new Dash bezel that isn't broken and had all the original screws, 12 bu...
by Briano1234
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: General Car Work
Topic: The past week in Car repair
Replies: 952
Views: 93435

Re: The past week in Car repair

Two weeks ago I had the car in the air, and all looked fine till Friday, Jacked it up, and working on Transmission linkages, found the CV boot split and shot that goo all over... So today, Take off hub cap cover, 30mm socket to loosen the axle, Jack car up, remove wheel, 8mmts to remove the 6 bolts ...
by Briano1234
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Topless Rabbit Corner
Topic: When things are looking good, this happens
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: When things are looking good, this happens

the part number listed for a 1980 is:
155845501
155845501a
So they are the same.
by Briano1234
Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Topless Rabbit Corner
Topic: When things are looking good, this happens
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: When things are looking good, this happens

OUCH. Hail? or Jealous Neighbor. rear window green heated 155845501A rear window clear heated 155845501 ebay https://www.ebay.com/p/Volkswagen-155845501/845370200 ouch https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-volkswagen-audi-parts/glass/155845501/ ouchie https://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/155845...
by Briano1234
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: General Car Work
Topic: The past week in Car repair
Replies: 952
Views: 93435

Re: The past week in Car repair

Got my new Rain Tray from MK1 Engineering ( the Green Cabby had disintegrated Ok broke in 3 places)
was @ 75 shipped.


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So the blue got the new and the Green got my old blue.
by Briano1234
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: A/C Blower Motor Replacement tips.
Replies: 0
Views: 74

A/C Blower Motor Replacement tips.

See Steves great thread on the tex. http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?1843162-Older-cabbie-with-A-C-blower-motor-removal-FAQ-56K-warning!&p=111927473#post111927473 A few new tips and Tricks I have learned.... When trying to replace the cover and the bolts I found that on the blower cover if ...
by Briano1234
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: General Car Work
Topic: The past week in Car repair
Replies: 952
Views: 93435

Re: The past week in Car repair

Well, it has been a while, but the Green Rabbits Blower motor stopped working, (it has been Squealing for a while occasionally. Got it done, but the Vac lines pulled out of the Vac distributor and I have to remove the dash to re-run them. Then the screws and bolts were a bother, but I finally figure...
by Briano1234
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Convertible Top
Topic: Installing your Top pad
Replies: 29
Views: 14152

Re: Installing your Top pad

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by Briano1234
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Convertible Top
Topic: Installing your Top pad
Replies: 29
Views: 14152

Re: Installing your Top pad

The sides aren't that much of an issue but the rear is. You will need to make a relief cut where the cable goes from the outside to the inside. See my how to install your vinyl top. http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y65/briano1234/topadds/topcut.jpg You will see what I mean..... The side cables once ...
by Briano1234
Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Convertible Top
Topic: Installing your Top pad
Replies: 29
Views: 14152

Re: Installing your Top pad

3. It looks like my padding cover is not long enough to reach where it needs to be riveted.... Can I connect it with a strap or anything…? The various kits I have used also were to short, so I used thin strapping from a cargo strap that I had. Make 2 vertical cuts in the vinyl about 3 inches apart ...
by Briano1234
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Convertible Top
Topic: Installing your Top pad
Replies: 29
Views: 14152

Re: Installing your Top pad

1. The foam pad has an extra layer of "railing" on left/ride sides. Do these need to be pointing up to the sky, or face down towards the car for installation? (You may have answered that already, just double checking) Yes the Foam padding is smooth side up, folded side down. 2. As far as "closing t...
by Briano1234
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Convertible Top
Topic: Installing your Top pad
Replies: 29
Views: 14152

Re: Installing your Top pad

The springs on the rear frame attach to the Side tension cables. that is what keeps tension on them http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y65/briano1234/top/cablerun.jpg The attach the spring and hook the spring to the finger and slightly bend it in so it holds, there is a vinly covering over the spring ...
by Briano1234
Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Convertible Top
Topic: Installing your Top pad
Replies: 29
Views: 14152

Re: Installing your Top pad

I see that now in better light,,..... The Padding kit is Daunting as before I did the write up there wasn't really any instructions on how to do it.... Same for the Top, there was a 2 page word document with out pictures, and they didn't know half the tricks that I do now. Some from experimentation,...
by Briano1234
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Convertible Top
Topic: Installing your Top pad
Replies: 29
Views: 14152

Re: Installing your Top pad

You did install the head liner first, as that Staples to the rear bar....??????? and the rear straps poke thgough the headiner at the rear. http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y65/briano1234/headliner/DSCI0041_zps9d09044c.jpg http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y65/briano1234/headliner/DSCI0048_zpsc9093c1...
by Briano1234
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Convertible Top
Topic: Installing your Top pad
Replies: 29
Views: 14152

Re: Installing your Top pad

INSTALL: I have the padding cover with the front rod looped through, clamped and attached to the front. Looking to add the pad next. I just have the pad cover draped over the top and sides currently. https://i.imgur.com/p6BU9di.jpg https://i.imgur.com/FshSa1C.jpg https://i.imgur.com/7ZVsGBN.jpg 1. N...