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by SoCal_Cabby
Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Transmission
Topic: linkage adjustment?
Replies: 3
Views: 1516

Re: linkage adjustment?

Well... Yes and No. OK there is no real ajustment to the shifting linkage. But there is such a thing called a short shifter kit that does shorten up the movement of the shifter. I gather that thoose that have them installed, love em. I haven't installed one in either of my cars, but I do agree that...
by SoCal_Cabby
Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: uh oh......
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

Re: uh oh......

...But on a brighter note, the DMV waived the back fees from 2008, so my bill went from almost 900 for the back fees to 194 for everything
by SoCal_Cabby
Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: uh oh......
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

Re: uh oh......

just when i thought i was gonna be able to install the interior today i broke the damn ignition housing tab for the indicator switch...already ordered a new one, so i guess i'll just finish up the suspension and brakes
by SoCal_Cabby
Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: uh oh......
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

Re: uh oh......

Then you can use the flat metal out of a Stanley Combination square for the flat bar stock, that is what I used for years. Or get a tool off the interweb. http://www.partsplaceinc.com/products/product-detail.aspx?sku=3506 https://www.doghouserepair.com/store/item/7128/5781-diesel-camshaft-locking-p...
by SoCal_Cabby
Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:09 am
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: uh oh......
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

Re: uh oh......

Well I am fairly well versed in VW diesel. Don't forget the fenders as your westy ones will look funny :) im learning the diesel is a pretty easy platform to deal with, just need some specialized tools. my rabbit has been pretty flawless the entire time ive owned it. other than it goes through brak...
by SoCal_Cabby
Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: uh oh......
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

Re: uh oh......

CalAltaDubber wrote:Nice to see you back SoCal.

Always loved the Caddy.

I can't wait till I see your treatment to it.
thanks. the coilovers were on my doorstep when i woke up today :)
by SoCal_Cabby
Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: uh oh......
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

Re: uh oh......

Well I am fairly well versed in VW diesel. Don't forget the fenders as your westy ones will look funny :) im learning the diesel is a pretty easy platform to deal with, just need some specialized tools. my rabbit has been pretty flawless the entire time ive owned it. other than it goes through brak...
by SoCal_Cabby
Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: uh oh......
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

Re: uh oh......

....and yes it is a diesel.....50mpg son
by SoCal_Cabby
Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: uh oh......
Replies: 13
Views: 2521

uh oh......

got a caddy. fwiw im about to go cut the rad support out of an 83 cabby in the junkyard to ger the round core support....lol http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z123/SoCal_GLI/2012-09-24_13-24-23_824.jpg http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z123/SoCal_GLI/2012-09-24_14-18-51_789.jpg test fit of the hom...
by SoCal_Cabby
Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: WTF!!!???
Topic: Mario-Cart
Replies: 3
Views: 1441

Re: Mario-Cart

i was expecting to hear she threw a turtle at you when you went for the pass
by SoCal_Cabby
Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: it's not a cabby...but
Replies: 7
Views: 2349

Re: it's not a cabby...but

Calimus wrote:I think you stole the wheels from a morris mini. Looks good man, but, ummm, why don't you just get another cabby and get it over with, lol.
cause cabbys' didnt come with diesel in the states
by SoCal_Cabby
Sat Aug 13, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: it's not a cabby...but
Replies: 7
Views: 2349

it's not a cabby...but

it will do:
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78 diesel
by SoCal_Cabby
Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:19 am
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: Jetta Update
Replies: 377
Views: 37898

Re: Jetta Update

Not sure how I missed all that. That really does suck. I know the feeling though, have rod knock in my rocco as well, but it was my own stupid fault. As for the flywheel, as much as that sucks, stick with the factory unless you are wanting to drag race it on the 1/4 tracks a lot. The alum one reall...
by SoCal_Cabby
Sat Jul 30, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: Jetta Update
Replies: 377
Views: 37898

Re: Jetta Update

the good news is:
its an easy fix (#3 rod bearing)

the bad news is:
apparently they stole my aluminum flywheel and installed a factory one in its place
by SoCal_Cabby
Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:25 am
Forum: Topless Pics
Topic: Jetta Update
Replies: 377
Views: 37898

Re: Jetta Update

So.....less than 1000 miles on my engine and its time to do a rebuild (again), the shop that did the rebuild is not honoring backing their work, so im doing it myself (now that i have the space to do it...just wish i had the space back then) the engine is getting a knock at about 2500 rpm...leads me...