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Alternator removal
How to remove your alternator. Yours may be in a different location, but the process is similar for all of them.
Contributed By: Sparky on Wednesday, November 12
(0 votes)2809
Broken clutch cable stop on pedal cluster repair
Has your clutch pedal fallen to the floor, but your cable is still in tact? The problem is a broken stop at the top of your pedal cluster. Click here to solve this problem
Contributed By: Sparky on Monday, November 17
* (1 votes)2509
Changing the heater blower
How-To: Change the heater blower on a non-A/C Caddy.
Contributed By: Lucky on Thursday, October 16
(0 votes)1894
CIS: Cold Start / Rough Idle
Trouble shoot your cold start issues.
Contributed By: Lucky on Saturday, May 03
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Cleaning Your MAF Sensor
Step by step instructions.
Contributed By: Lucky on Saturday, May 03
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DigiFant, Single Fuel Pump Conversion
Alternative to the 2-pump set up in Digifant Mk1s. Write up courtesy of Ron, of Mk1Dubs.com.
Contributed By: Lucky on Saturday, December 20
(0 votes)1683
Dynamic oil pressure system and operation
Dynamic Oil Pressure Warning System Operation and Testing.
Contributed By: Sparky on Saturday, May 24
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Flaring brake and fuel lines
How to flare steel brake lines, the process is the same for fuel lines, only larger.
Contributed By: Sparky on Thursday, May 29
(0 votes)1361
Greasing door latches
How the grease the internals of your Mk1s door latches. Covers door latch removal.
Contributed By: Sparky on Thursday, November 06
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How to convert your air conditioning system
Converting the Mk1's AC from R12 to R134A
Contributed By: Sparky on Saturday, November 08
(0 votes)2228
How-To: Air / fuel adjustment on the CIS system
Adjusting the air / fuel mixture on a mk1 Volkswagen with CIS
Write up courtesy of Oran Sands, of http://merlyyn.com/
Contributed By: Sparky on Friday, May 23
* * * * * (3 votes)9176
How-To: Clutch cable replacement for all Mk1s
A tutorial describing the process of removing and replacing the clutch cable for all Mk1s with manual transmissions.
Contributed By: Sparky on Tuesday, May 20
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How-To: Mk1 rear shock replacment
A tutorial explaining the removal and installation of the rear shocks on a Mk1 Volkswagen.
Contributed By: Sparky on Friday, May 23
(0 votes)3054
How-To: Replacing wheel bearings without removing the housing from the car
A tutorial explaining the removal and installation of the front wheel bearings on a Mk1 Volkswagen without removing the housing from the car.
Write up courtesy of of Ron, of www.vwvortex.com & www.Mk1Dubs.com
Contributed By: Sparky on Friday, May 23
(0 votes)6738
How-To: Swap a Mk1 automatic transmission to manual
A tutorial explaining the process of swapping from an automatic to manual transmission in a mk1 Volkswagen.
Write up courtesy of Moljinar of www.vwvortex.com
Contributed By: Sparky on Thursday, May 22
(0 votes)6473
Ignition cylinder replacment
How to access and replace your ignition cylinder
Contributed By: Sparky on Tuesday, November 11
(0 votes)1589
Installing an aftermarket oil cooler
Upgrading Volkswagens stock oil cooler
Tutorial courtesy of Briano, of www.Mk1Dubs.com
Contributed By: Sparky on Saturday, May 17
(0 votes)2626
Spun Crank Gear fix
Crank gears can become loose over time. Replacing a crank is both time consuming and expensive. sdezego, of VWVortex.com shows us a cheaper alternative. This write up also covers removal of a broken crank bolt.
Contributed By: Sparky on Monday, November 17
(0 votes)1506
Vacuum Distrubutor Diagram
Legoguy disassembled the vacuum distributor in his Mk1 Cabriolet and discovered that the diagram Bentley manual was incorrect. He then drew up his own diagram. This will be helpful for those of you that own Mk1s equipped with air conditioning. Write up courtesy of Legoguy, of www.VWVortex.com
Contributed By: Sparky on Saturday, May 24
(0 votes)2795

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