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    I knew I was basing the price on something I'd...

    I knew I was basing the price on something I'd seen before! As Kieren says above, £300 is steep, but I would go for it at half that.
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    Thanks Dox, that's what it is with the alterator....

    Thanks Dox, that's what it is with the alterator. I checked today and remembered I had to swap the pulleys when I replaced the alternator a couple of years back as the new one had the wrong number of...
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    Biggest issue is the flare where it joins the...

    Biggest issue is the flare where it joins the rear wheel arch when getting aftermarket sills to fit.
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    I've managed to have a fairly productive couple...

    I've managed to have a fairly productive couple of weeks.

    First, the cooling issue - The fan after-run issue seems to have fixed itself now and only comes on when needed, not every time I switch...
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    FOUND Headlight switch with LED

    I remember a group buy for these aftermarket switches a while back... My headlight switch is getting weak so I want to replace it before it's too late with one that won't suffer the same fate......
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    Sticky: It's half fixed - the run on issue sorted itself...

    It's half fixed - the run on issue sorted itself out which just left the fans coming on with the ignition. Pulling fuse 6 stopped it happening - I thought there was a crossed circuit somewhere as...
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    Sticky: The late vr fan controller has two blade fuses on...

    The late vr fan controller has two blade fuses on top.

    It's also powered by fuse 6 I found out...!

    Not sure about the early ones
  8. Thread: Offside wing

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    If the rest of the wing isn't too bad welding...

    If the rest of the wing isn't too bad welding might be your best bet. All second hand wings I've seen have some rust either at the bottom or on the arch. There are some new ones on ebay occasionally,...
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    So, not had much time to fix the car up due to...

    So, not had much time to fix the car up due to the young family, but I've got a couple of things done.

    I've STILL not had chance to wash it yet though!

    The biggest issue is still the radiator...
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    would be interested if price is in the £50 each...

    would be interested if price is in the £50 each ballpark
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    Sticky: A couple of weekends ago now, but I spotted a...

    A couple of weekends ago now, but I spotted a Nugget Corrado on the A65 near Horsforth - it gave me the inspiration for the final push to get mine on the road again!
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    Wow that is cheap... I've gone with a bit of...

    Wow that is cheap... I've gone with a bit of vaseline for now, as the blades aren't actually split or particularly worn, just the rubber was really hard, and a new wiper motor is waiting to be...
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    I used to use my Corrado as a daily, and last...

    I used to use my Corrado as a daily, and last week got it on the road again. We have a 16 plate Touraeg as our main car which my wife uses.

    If you want a picture of a Corrado as a daily (this is...
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    Ant's VR6- Back on the road...ish

    Happy day last Friday, 8 months after I first got a quote for the welding, the car passed its MOT!

    I've done the painting myself - it's not the best job but conditions weren't the best over the...
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    Hi Jon, Interested in the parcel shelf strap,...

    Hi Jon,

    Interested in the parcel shelf strap, and also a set of tank straps if you still have them!

    Many thanks

    Ant
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    Sticky: Thanks, I've got a yellow sender on order now, so...

    Thanks, I've got a yellow sender on order now, so will give it a try. Kieren - I'd be interested in the fan controller, there may be a couple more things I need, so I'll let you know.

    Not sure if...
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    Sticky: Stage 2 is coming on as soon as I switch on the...

    Stage 2 is coming on as soon as I switch on the ignition, and staying on constantly. When I switch off the ignition, the fans run on for 10 minutes. It's been off the road for 2 years, fans were...
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    I know the part you mean, they're super-delicate....

    I know the part you mean, they're super-delicate. I think you can get these from a MK3 Golf sunroof.
  19. No longer NeededUnder carpet fibre sound absorber

    Hi there,

    Anyone got an intact and non-soaked piece from the n/s/r? Most of mine is in good condition, but I think I've lost this one.

    Thanks

    UPDATE: I found it, no longer need this
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    Thanks for the advice, I've learned over the...

    Thanks for the advice, I've learned over the years that it's all about the prep, environment and patience.

    I guess dust masks aren't going to cut it with 2k paint...!
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    Painting advice

    I need to paint over some repairs to the lower side of the car - I'm not looking for a factory finish, but something passable.

    I've had some decent success in the past with aerosols from Paints4U...
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    Regardless, it's going nowhere either way!

    Regardless, it's going nowhere either way!
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    My initial instinct was it was coming from the...

    My initial instinct was it was coming from the gearbox, with the wing off I can reach through and touch the gearbox end plate without getting under the car, and you can feel the rattle (appreciate...
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    Factory Immobiliser - Low key signal

    Here's a new one...

    Tried to start the car after a few months, it fired up and died... argh... the dreaded immobiliser!

    I took the connectors out of the box under the dash, cleaned them up,...
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    Gearbox clatter

    Started the car this weekend after the first time in a few months. The idle was rough and the car was a bit shaky once the revs dropped, but the biggest worry was when this happened, there was an...
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