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Upgrades (non TDI Engine related) The place of handling, lighting and other upgrades that do not relate to the performance or economy of the TDI engine. In other words upgrades to your TDI that don't fit into TDI Fuel Economy & TDI Engine Enhancements.Please note the Performance Disclaimer

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Old June 25th, 2017, 05:45   #18661
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Dogdots, would love to see pics when you can. Sounds like a nice ride!

Prob a silly question, but I'm guessing you also cleaned the intake ports when you did the intake manifold?
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Old June 25th, 2017, 15:48   #18662
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I did clean the intake ports. Here are some pictures of the car.










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Old June 25th, 2017, 16:03   #18663
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Nice ride! Wishing you many miles!
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Old June 27th, 2017, 01:31   #18664
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Dogdots, i had the exact same car. Best car I ever owned. Take care of that jewel
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Old June 27th, 2017, 19:37   #18665
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Got most of my KermaTDI high mileage timing belt kit installed. Plan on finishing tomorrow. Also took my EGR valve and intake manifold off and cleaned a TON of diesel boogers out of them. Definitely considering the EGR delete for sure!
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Old June 30th, 2017, 07:27   #18666
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Made an appointment to get the papers notarized for the fix.
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Old June 30th, 2017, 20:00   #18667
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Well I googled and found this article. http://newsok.com/article/5514945



The new plates have reflective material intended to make them more visible at night.
Years ago, California went from the blue plate/yellow (a.k.a. "gold") letters to a reflective white with blue letters. Now you can get retro black with "gold" plates under the "Environmental Plate" program. So much for plates NEEDING to be reflective!
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Old July 14th, 2017, 14:38   #18668
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'Bout to get my 6-speed on, courtesy of Nash_TDI next Friday...

The 01M finally laid down on me after 223,000 miles. I think I can drive it onto the car trailer, but we'll see.
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Old July 16th, 2017, 07:13   #18669
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New Beetle got:
-late model center console with real cup holders! (Snoopy dance). New brake handle, too.
-left front wheel bearing to make it a clean sweep for every bearing being bad....
-new center caps and lug bolt covers to get rid if that ugly little hubcap
-fancy little VW caps for tire valves
-black leather shifter boot
-new black leather steering wheel
-new Yokohama tires installed
-front Koni STR struts
-new Evolution plate with drainhole. Oil change and Fumoto valve installed same time.

New lift pump laying on desk. I think I'll order a pre-painted wing for her.
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