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vwfye  



Joined: 05 Mar 2017
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Location: Oregon

PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:31 pm    Post subject: 1980 resurrection... Reply with quote

I'm about a week or two of occasional night from putting an 80 back on the road.
It was not running with a wiring disaster and no door/hatch tumblers when I got it. It is now running again and as soon as I get tumblers for it, I will start using it daily.

Anyway, hello 924 world!
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agfisher  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome!

Got any pictures?
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vwfye  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



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agfisher  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I host my pics at Flickr and then link to them here. Works well for me. I would think any of the free tier services would work.

Adam
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morghen  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

welcome, lets see the engine bay...this is an interesting car with turbo wheels and skirts.
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vwfye  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



Was told the wheels were painted by a PO when the body was repainted. So, maybe the skirts were added at the same time?
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vwfye  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Fasteddie313  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow I love that color..
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vwfye  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't even know if that is a stock color... Total 924 newbie. Lots of VWs in my past: water and air, but my first watercooled Porsche.

Oh, I am working on this too...

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Fifty50Plus  



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

VW with a glass speedster-like body?
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vwfye  



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It runs! Still lots of little stuff that needs to happen. Keys for the doors and lock cylinder/keys for the hatch are most important.
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pmcaya2  



Joined: 24 Nov 2005
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Location: Scio, NY USA

PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome! Car looks great - glad that locks seem to be your main concern. I have an '82 924NA and the engine compartment seems identical. I ran mine as a daily drive for years - really a fun car. I was surprised that your spider-web wheels have 5 lugs - my spider-webs only have 4. Also, is that a glass sunroof?
Again welcome - you'll find good help and an active community here.
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vwfye  



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

No, not glass, just the reflection of light. The door locks now work, after a rearrange of the tumblers parts. Rear hatch lock is still not working. As to the 5 lug wheels, no idea...

I can't wait to drive it
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vwfye  



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Question:

Is the US spec suspension the same height as the Euro spec? And if not, is it just a different strut/spring used or is there more too it?

Thanks!
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Rasta Monsta  



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rear is raised to get to US height by an eccentric bolt in the spring plate assembly.
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