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  1. 88 delayed starting issue

    just bought an 88 GTI and it's got an RV motor? We tried replacing a number of things having to do with spark issues but trying to get it to start it...

    Started by VolksFan85, 05-05-2017 10:29 AM
    art, bought, completely, forum, forums, gti, ideas, issue, issues, mkii, motor, number, samsung, short, spark, star, start, starter, starting, super, things, turning, volkswagen, wiring
    • Replies: 0
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    05-05-2017 10:29 AM Go to last post
  2. 8v GTI Failed MOT - scrap?

    Guys, looking for some advice. My standard grey MK2 8v 5 door 160k miles has failed its MOT with some welding required to various seat belt...

    Started by LondonMK2, 02-02-2017 04:03 AM
    access, advice, door, finally, forum, good, grey, gti, guys, heater, long, love, mkii, offer, parts, people, road, seat, standard, thing, thinking, time, volkswagen, welding
    • Replies: 0
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    02-02-2017 04:03 AM Go to last post
  3. New owner

    I just bought a 92 gti and would love some help with figuring out what suspension set up and wheels i should use.

    Started by bcatlow02, 01-11-2017 06:12 PM
    bought, forum, forums, gti, love, mkii, new owner, owner, se, set, suspension, volkswagen, wha, wheels, wi
    • Replies: 0
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    01-11-2017 06:12 PM Go to last post
  4. New to the GTI World

    Hello All, I just recently purchased an 89 16v Golf GTI. I just wanted to know what parts are compatible with this car? are there parts for other...

    Started by creatortony, 01-10-2017 12:01 AM
    16v, california, car, cars, compatible, exhaust, forum, forums, golf, golf gti, good, gti, headers, legal, live, manifold, mkii, parts, place, street, volkswagen, wanted, work, world
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 259
    01-10-2017 12:01 AM Go to last post
  5. just bought 1986 vw golf gti.

    so i just bought it and i found out through a mechanic that it needs a some frame work done and a new clutch, also it needs new floor mounts for the...

    Started by sizzam, 11-01-2016 04:28 PM
    1986, brakes, car, clutch, engine, forum, golf, golf gti, gti, loose, mkii, parts, project, res, restoration, road, rust, struts, volkswagen, vw golf gti, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 439
    11-01-2016 04:28 PM Go to last post
  6. gti 16v 2.0L performance questions

    Hi there, i Am new to the forum as well as to the VW world :wave: (I own a 1981 VW Rabbit). My plan is to swap the 92 gti 16v 2.0L and make it fast....

    Started by 14mR0ug3, 06-11-2016 01:00 PM
    1981, bra, diesel, fast, forum, fuel, gas, good, gti, head, head gasket, make, mk1, mkii, parts, performance, question, questions, rabbit, swap, turbo, volkswagen, vw rabbit, world
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 379
    06-11-2016 01:00 PM Go to last post
  7. Noisy valves on 2 liter 16 valve

    Hydraulic valves are making a bit of noise at idle Is this normal for these engines? It's not a clatter. They just seem to be on the loose side. My...

    Started by dmerc, 04-04-2016 07:02 AM
    's, 1.8, alot, bit, clatter, engines, forum, forums, gti, hey, hydraulic, idle, liter, loose, making, mkii, noise, noisy, normal, oil, rpm, side, valves, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
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    04-05-2016 08:06 AM Go to last post
  8. Golf GTI 1.8 Sportline Cabriolet - Help with exhaist manifold!

    Hi guys/girls I've got an '88 1.8 golf gti cab, I'm having trouble sourcing a reasonably priced front exhaust manifold & finding any that will...

    Started by mrollo88, 03-14-2016 10:17 PM
    1.8, cab, cabriolet, ding, exhaust, finding, fit, forum, forums, front, golf, golf gti, gti, gti 1.8, guys, line, manifold, mkii, priced, sportline, trouble, tuning, volkswagen, wi
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 619
    03-15-2016 07:44 AM Go to last post
  9. Just bought a 92 GTI Charging problem

    battery not charging. Charge light does not come on when I turn the ignition switch on. Manual says that the bulb must be good for alternator to...

    Started by dmerc, 03-14-2016 09:00 AM
    battery, bought, bulb, charge, forum, forums, function, good, gti, ignition, ins, instrument, led, light, manual, mkii, panel, perform, proble, problem, question, switch, turn, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
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    03-15-2016 06:23 AM Go to last post
  10. 92 GTI What kind of grease on shift linkage?

    Grease on the interior shift linkage is dried up white stuff. Is it petroleum based or some kind of soap stuff? What do you use?

    Started by dmerc, 03-14-2016 09:24 AM
    axle, clean, forum, forums, grease, gti, interior, kind, linkage, mkii, shift, shift linkage, stuff, volkswagen, wha, white, works
    • Replies: 1
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    03-14-2016 05:14 PM Go to last post
  11. 91 gti 8v swap 2.0

    hi Im looking to do a swap. Id like to take my 8v out of my 91 gti and put a 2.0 in out of a 95 jetta, but Im not sure what all I need to swap into...

    Started by bobe18, 07-14-2015 01:09 AM
    2.0, advice, bolt, community, engine, forum, forums, gti, helpful, insight, interested, jet, jetta, manual, manual transmission, mkii, sigh, swap, transmission, volkswagen, vw, wanting, wha
    • Replies: 1
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    09-03-2015 11:56 AM Go to last post
  12. 8v to 16v swap

    is it possible for the mk2 gti? ive been pulling parts from a newer model and its a 16v what should i do?

    Started by Sager, 11-11-2014 05:31 PM
    16v, 6v, day, drop, forum, forums, gain, gti, limited, mk2, mkii, model, newer, parts, power, proper, pull, pulling, swap, transmission, turbo, vehicles, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,067
    07-14-2015 12:21 AM Go to last post
  13. Replace A/C compressor with GPD unit

    Just bought a '92 Mk2 and noticed that one of the hoses was disconnected from the compressor. Upon closer inspection, one of the male threaded...

    Started by ranchracer, 06-09-2015 01:40 PM
    bought, bus, forum, forums, gti, hard, harness, hey, iced, male, mk2, mkii, noticed, oem, replace, replaced, replacement, seasons, spec, uni, unit, valve, volkswagen, wire, wiring
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 671
    06-14-2015 08:14 AM Go to last post
  14. Single pump question...

    Did a search, but nothing I found relevant to what I'm looking for unless I haven't read through it all. My pump housing cracked some time ago, so...

    Started by jcvalentin83, 04-07-2015 11:51 AM
    car, cracked, drop, filter, forum, fuel, gauge, gti, idle, idling, installed, issues, mkii, problem, question, racing, read, rpm, running, search, set, time, times, volkswagen, work
    • Replies: 5
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    04-07-2015 08:40 PM Go to last post
  15. WTB 8V Hydraulic Lifter Camshaft (266 [AKA 270] - Street) 109 075

    I'm looking to buy a camshaft for my VW 8V CIS. The part number is 109075 I'm also looking for some lightweight lifters. Please let me know if...

    Started by ryancr500, 03-02-2015 10:45 AM
    07, aka, buy, camshaft, cis, forum, forums, gti, hydraulic, laying, lightweight, mkii, number, part, street, volkswagen, vw, weight, wtb
    • Replies: 0
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    03-02-2015 10:45 AM Go to last post
  16. VW 8V CIS Warm Up Regulator

    I'm trying to determine where the wires on a Warm Up Regulator Go. I know that one of them grounds to a bolt holding the warm up regulator in place. ...

    Started by ryancr500, 02-15-2015 06:34 PM
    1982, air, bolt, cold, conversion, diesel, filter, forum, forums, golf, gti, heater, idea, ignition, inside, intake, mkii, motor, place, purchase, start, test, valve, volkswagen, wiring
    • Replies: 1
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    02-16-2015 03:58 AM Go to last post
  17. New back brakes seized solid!

    Any ideas why after fitting my new rear back discs and pads the car is stuck solid like the handbrakes still on! I've checked the handbrake mechanism...

    Started by lanceh_09, 01-17-2015 10:50 AM
    advance, brakes, calipers, car, discs, fine, fit, gti, ideas, ion, jacking, lever, locked, mkii, ons, pads, position, rear, removed, ripped, solid, stuck, turn, wheel, works
    • Replies: 2
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    01-27-2015 12:34 AM Go to last post
  18. Question VW Mk2 Fuel Tank replacement

    Please advise with details if the Golf Mk2 1.6CL sedan fuel tank will fit into Mk2 GTI 16 valve, 3-door model. Thank you

    Started by aging_lion, 12-16-2014 04:10 AM
    advise, details, door, fit, forum, forums, fuel, fuel tank, golf, golf mk2, gti, mk2, mkii, model, replacement, sedan, tank, valve, volkswagen, vw, wi
    • Replies: 0
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    12-16-2014 04:10 AM Go to last post
  19. Rubber seal that fits around fuel sending unit for a 1985 vw gulf gti

    Guys: Where can I find one of these rubber seals? Getting gas on top of tank due to rotted rubber seal. Thanks, Jeff...

    Started by stark1459, 06-17-2014 12:59 AM
    1985, 98, ca, ding, email, fits, forum, forums, fuel, gas, gt, gti, guys, mkii, rubber, seal, seals, tank, top, uni, unit, volkswagen, vw
    • Replies: 2
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    11-24-2014 08:58 AM Go to last post
  20. 1991 vw gti 8v cutting out

    Hey guys i have a 91 golf gti its cutting out on me i have a couple of videos if you guys could check...

    Started by mk3madness, 03-15-2014 03:18 PM
    advice, check, control, difference, forum, fuel, fuel pump, golf, golf gti, gow, gti, guys, hey, idle, maf, mkii, power, running, start, starts, valve, videos, volkswagen, watch
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,788
    11-19-2014 09:39 AM Go to last post
  21. Moved: Help needed on my rare interior seats

    Started by Makaveli96, 10-18-2014 07:04 PM
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    10-18-2014 07:04 PM Go to last post
  22. 1986 GTI grill and headlight swap

    Hello guys Im new to the forum , not new to GTI have owned 4 and I just got my second MK2, but it comes with the square headlights... I want to...

    Started by WITOGTI, 09-15-2014 08:13 PM
    1986, 98, appreciated, cha, change, forum, forums, grill, gti, guys, headlight, headlights, how to, idea, links, mk2, mkii, owned, parts, round, square, swap, volkswagen, wi
    • Replies: 0
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    09-15-2014 08:13 PM Go to last post
  23. 1989 GTI 16V won't start

    Car: 1989 VW Golf/GTI, 16 Valve. Here's the problem: the car won't start What happens: When attempting to start the car, the engine turns over...

    Started by EvanW, 06-04-2014 12:58 AM
    car, central, control, engine, forum, forums, golf, gti, happened, ignition, issues, mkii, oil, parts, problem, running, start, starts, things, towed, unit, valve, view, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,134
    06-04-2014 12:58 AM Go to last post
  24. Digifant Plastic Flange Upgrades... (Get Rid of them Plastic ones)

    I hate plastic parts, as I have had to replace yet another outlet flange on my car......Good thing I buy spares.... But wait there is more. From...

    Started by briano1234, 02-08-2014 10:37 PM
    accident, black, blue, buy, car, diesel, engine, fit, forum, front, golf, gti, heater, hey, mkii, mount, oil, oil pressure, parts, pics, rabbit, styles, time, volkswagen, vw rabbit
    • Replies: 0
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    02-08-2014 10:37 PM Go to last post
  25. Engine and Gearbox Removal GTi MK2 Help!

    Hi Folks was wondering if you could give me some advice? I have just bought myself a 1986 MK2 GTi Golf totally original that has been stored in a...

    Started by lanceh_09, 09-29-2013 02:16 PM
    advice, car, clutch, diy, end, engine, exhaust, fancy, forum, front, garage, georgia, golf, gti, guys, mkii, oils, project, remove, running, sell, service, volkswagen, wanted
    • Replies: 0
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    09-29-2013 02:16 PM Go to last post
  26. Idle/ rpm problem

    I have a bizarre problem with my 90 mk2 gti that I can't figure out and neither any of my mechanic buddies, my car is having a problem with the...

    Started by jj715power, 12-17-2011 04:48 PM
    alot, art, car, cold, conti, engine, forum, forums, fuel, gti, happen, hard, idle, line, mk2, mkii, proble, problem, rpm, star, start, thought, thoughts, vacuum, volkswagen
    • Replies: 5
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    08-18-2013 10:16 PM Go to last post
  27. led signal lights

    hi all, has anyone ever ran these? do they leak? ...

    Started by candywhite, 08-12-2013 02:41 PM
    07, 78, bumper, clear, crystal, euro, gti, helix, hey, leak, led, light, lights, mk1, mk2, mkii, parts, parts4euro,, ran, sig, signal, small
    • Replies: 0
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    08-12-2013 02:41 PM Go to last post
  28. golf gti

    HI can any one help me in locating a lower steering column bush ????

    Started by golfgti, 05-23-2013 02:58 AM
    ca, column, ebay, forum, forums, golf, golf gt, golf gti, gt, gti, help me, list, local, lot, lower, mkii, steering, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,392
    05-23-2013 10:53 AM Go to last post
  29. what size wheels and tires?

    Hey I recently inherited an 89 mk2 and she has become my new project. I already know I wanna get all four brand new bbs wheels but I am wondering...

    Started by C4L1GR0WN, 04-05-2013 05:17 AM
    bbs, bra, brand, car, combo, gti, hey, inch, mk2, mkii, plan, project, rims, size, tire, tires, wanna, wha, wheels, wheels and tires, wondering
    • Replies: 0
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    04-05-2013 05:17 AM Go to last post
  30. Wanted golf mk2 gti

    Looking for a big bumper mk2 gti would prefer it in red or white with low ish miles can anyone help ? must be in good condition

    Started by Nails, 12-18-2011 06:04 AM
    big, bumper, ca, condition, forum, forums, golf, golf mk2, good, gti, ion, ish, low, miles, mk2, mkii, prefer, red, sell, volkswagen, wanted, wi
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,894
    03-18-2013 07:16 PM Go to last post
  31. Idle problem in motion

    Good morning! I found this similar issue searching here but no resolution to this problem. My son's 1988 GTI recently began randomly stalling or...

    Started by La Voce, 02-23-2013 03:36 AM
    air, brakes, change, clutch, engine, filter, flex, forum, fuel, fuel pump, gti, harness, hey, high, idle, ignition, intake, key, led, mkii, rpm, speed, stalling, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,943
    03-11-2013 04:50 AM Go to last post
  32. random shut off

    I recently bought my first gti mk2 and i love it but there are a few minor problems nothing i cant fix, except sometimes when i make a u-turn my car...

    Started by jj715power, 08-30-2011 07:37 PM
    belt, bot, bought, car, feature, fine, forum, forums, gti, lol, love, make, manual, mkii, problems, random, safety, seat, star, start, stupid, tom, top, turn, volkswagen
    • Replies: 11
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    03-05-2013 07:16 PM Go to last post
  33. breaking a 1987 mk2 golf gti 16v 3 door

    I live in somerset.... I have owned the car for 4 years have had a lot of work done but has become to much time and money so am now selling in parts...

    Started by boley, 02-28-2013 02:03 AM
    car, cost, door, ecu, end, engine, forum, front, gear, golf, golf gti, gti, heat, interior, mkii, oil, parts, pictures, res, road, spec, time, top, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,288
    02-28-2013 02:03 AM Go to last post
  34. Engine quit when I unplug the Fuel Differential Pressure Regulator

    Trying to troubleshoot an idle problem, and I unplugged the DPR harness when the car was idling. The engine quit immediately. From the research I've...

    Started by La Voce, 02-27-2013 07:45 PM
    car, conti, correct, engine, forum, forums, fuel, golf, golf gti, gti, happen, harness, idle, idling, line, mkii, online, plug, pressure, problem, quit, run, troubleshoot, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,763
    02-27-2013 07:45 PM Go to last post
  35. Advice on finding sheet metal

    I really need to get my hands on some sheet metal (hood, right fender, euro grille) for my 92 gti as I crashed it a little while back and I cant...

    Started by spencer5, 08-18-2012 02:18 PM
    advice, ate, crashed, ding, euro, fender, forum, forums, grille, gti, hood, how to, impossible, live, longer, metal, mkii, parts, problem, stand, state, stuff, vancouver, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 6,003
    02-26-2013 08:24 PM Go to last post

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