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1987 cabriolet
I have just bought a 1987 volkswagen cabriolet and I want it LOUD! I was told from the guy I bought it from that it has been swapped with a 1.8 single cam gti motor carbureted and ...
Asked by Clayton F December 11, 2014, 11:04 pm 0 reply
why is shift linkage rod ( long rod ) keeps popping out?
Have replaced all bushings and short rods . Car has only 15,000 original miles. Tried tightening clamp at end of rod but keeps coming loose when going through gears. Does the selec...
Asked by Vincent L June 23, 2014, 12:44 pm 1 reply
How much would it be to repair/replace a linkage between gears?
I'm just about to purchase a 1987 VW Cabriolet but the seller has mentioned that the linkage between gears 1 & 2 needs work. Any idea if this is a big job and how much the cost wil...
Asked by Michelle C May 30, 2014, 10:36 am 1 reply
i have a 86 vw cabriolet which stopped about a year ago. I was told by a shadetree mechanic that i
i have a 86 vw cabriolet which stopped about a year ago. I was t9old by a shadetree mechanic that it may be the torque convertter and/or flywheel. is this part readily available a...
Asked by Gary S March 26, 2014, 10:41 am 3 replies
Sounds like rod knock... but isn't
So a few weeks back my car knocked for a few minutes upon startup... I shut it off immediately and when started again about ten minutes later - no noise. Now the noise came back fu...
Asked by Paul P June 17, 2013, 2:27 pm 1 reply
Why won't it start after charging the battery
I jumped the car and let it run for about 45 minutes, drove it around the block to see if it would die, then drove home and turned it off and it won't start again. What could be c...
Asked by Suzan D June 7, 2013, 4:12 pm 1 reply
when I shift to any gear except reverse it squeels really loud but after about 20 min of driving the
what could be the problem?
Asked by V A November 20, 2010, 9:21 am 1 reply
the fan does not work and the heater seams to not work either. Just bought this car and it is good s
Lack of hot/cold air>> The heating system>> No>>
Asked by Richard S September 15, 2010, 1:39 pm 3 replies
heat er and fan
nothing seems to work no heater and no fan
Asked by Richard S September 15, 2010, 1:40 pm 1 reply
Is it hard to learn how to drive a stick shift?
I have recently been thinking about buying a 1987 volkswagen cabriolet. But i learned that i have to learn how to drive a stick shift before i start driving it.
Asked by Ali B July 11, 2010, 8:36 pm 1 reply

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