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by Briano1234
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Cabby Sightings
Topic: Where did the Cabbies go??
Replies: 14
Views: 7876

Re: Where did the Cabbies go??

Somehow I don't think I can make it :)
by Briano1234
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from VT
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: Hello from VT

The best information site is, www.cabby-info.com Yes, your top needs to have the middle folded in so there are fold when closed, this is a sign that the straps weren't attached or they have broken allowing your top to parachute out the rear... :) Till your new top is installed you just have to push ...
by Briano1234
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from VT
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: Hello from VT

Welcome to the friendliest forum like your ride. Naw on the cluster.... Verify that your 12V in and Grounds are good pin 2 (black pin14 is battery in) (brown pin 2 is ground) Splice a new ground in to the brown wire and attach it to the back of the cluster connector wire side, to the frame behind th...
by Briano1234
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Compelled to Upgrade the Radiator
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: Compelled to Upgrade the Radiator

No that sounds about right I would do the glove test to validate that you don't have other issues that caused it.

But if it was the original radiator, I guess it could of blown out the plastic as that becomes really brittle.
by Briano1234
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Compelled to Upgrade the Radiator
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: Compelled to Upgrade the Radiator

Well the old adage is that you bought a A/C radiator to begin with as it is a tad longer and a thicker core. I have both the Valejo and the Modine on each of my cabby's and the Nissens on a Pathfinder I had. I ordered the cheapest one I could get. If you are going from the older style that bolted to...
by Briano1234
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New here
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: New here

Oh, and get to know www.cabby-info.com All my how do I do thats are here in the forum somewhere.
by Briano1234
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New here
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: New here

Welcome to the friendliest Forum. We Like to see pictures, so may I suggest that you open a photo hosting account at IMGUR. Once the account is opened you can upload your photos there. You can do it all or create separate albums. Once you start scrolling at the photos in the upper part of each photo...
by Briano1234
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Suspension
Topic: Replacing a Cut Brake Line to Strut Grommet.
Replies: 0
Views: 140

Replacing a Cut Brake Line to Strut Grommet.

Brake line grommet. How many of you like me have had to work on brakes or struts and when removing the brake line from the Strut you noticed that the Grommet was cut. http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y65/briano1234/strutmount/strut017.jpg Well you can Irish engineer it to be reused, or better yet re...
by Briano1234
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: General Car Work
Topic: Washer jug meets Pulley
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Washer jug meets Pulley

Evidently the last time I removed my washer jug for a photo op for a Tex'er, I didn't get the jug properly seated. Driving my car Top up a/c on the Belt started to squeel, and it figured I need to tighten it a wee bit more... Getting home I discovered that my jug came off the mount and met up with t...
by Briano1234
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: General Car Work
Topic: The past week in Car repair
Replies: 952
Views: 95462

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: 95462

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: 6
Views: 212

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: 6
Views: 212

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: 95462

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: 221

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 ...