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A crash course in Mk1 electrical
Briano of www.Mk1Dubs.com explains the basics of automotive electrics.
Contributed By: Sparky on Saturday, May 24
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A warning about the A1 fuel pump relay and fuse panels
WWR explains VW's "fix" for the A8 pin on the fuse block, which was prone to melting, due to the high current of the CIS fuel pump.
Contributed By: Sparky on Monday, November 17
(0 votes)5901
Brighter Brake Lights
Wiring your tail lights to come on when your brakes are applied.
Contributed By: Sparky on Saturday, December 06
(0 votes)2966
DigiFant MAF Voltages
Ron explains the layout of the MAF on both DigiFant1 and Digifant2, and how to test them.
Contributed By: Sparky on Monday, November 17
(0 votes)1400
How to find & "jumper" your fuel pump relay
How to find your fuel pump relay, and instructions on bypassing the fuel pump relay for testing, or emergency purposes.
Contributed By: Sparky on Thursday, December 11
(0 votes)2320
How to install an AC compressor cut-off switch
Directions on wiring up a cut-off switch to your air conditioning compressor.
Contributed By: Sparky on Sunday, December 14
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How to install LEDs in your instrument cluster
A tutorial explaining the process of installing LEDs in the instrument cluster
Contributed By: Sparky on Sunday, May 25
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How-To: Add LEDs to your VDO gauges in your center console
This tutorial explains the process of replacing your existing gauge lights with LEDs. This specifically covers the smaller, 3 inch gauges commonly located in the center console.
Contributed By: Sparky on Sunday, May 25
(0 votes)1886
How-To: Automatic transmission starter fix 1990-1993
Fixing starting issues on your 1990-1993 automatic cabriolet. This only applies to 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993. Write up courtesy of Briano, of www.Mk1Dubs.com
Contributed By: Sparky on Monday, May 19
(0 votes)1453
How-To: Repairing your front windshield washers
A tutorial describing how to repair your non-working windshield washers
Write up courtesy of Brian and Ron, of www.Mk1Dubs.com
Contributed By: Sparky on Thursday, May 22
* * * * * (1 votes)2074
How-To: Solving the heat soak issue with Mk1 VW starters.
Starter heat soak issues are common on automatic Mk1s. Here's the solution using a Ford relay
Write up courtesy of Moljinar, of www.vwvortex.com & http://p250.merlyyn.com/
Contributed By: Sparky on Friday, May 23
* * * * * (1 votes)3819
How-To: Testing Mk1 cruise control
A tutorial explaining one method of testing the cruise control system on a Mk1 Volkswagen
Contributed By: Sparky on Sunday, May 25
(0 votes)1166
How-To: Upgrading the Mk1 wiper motor using a Mk2 motor
A tutorial explaining the process of installing a Mk2 wiper motor in a Mk1 Volkswagen. Write up courtesy of Chickenfriend, of www.VWVortex.com
Contributed By: Sparky on Sunday, May 25
(0 votes)3498
How-To: Upgrading the Mk1 wiper motor using a Mk3 motor
A tutorial explaining the process of installing a Mk3 wiper motor in a Mk1 Volkswagen.
Contributed By: Sparky on Sunday, May 25
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Installing a Scirocco Tach in a Rabbit
How to wire up a Scirocco tachometer in a Rabbit.
Contributed By: Sparky on Sunday, October 19
(0 votes)2367
No Gauge Lights?
Troubleshoot your non-working dash lights.
Contributed By: Lucky on Thursday, October 16
* (1 votes)1975
Quick, easy, in-a-pinch Charging Fix.
Write up courtesy of Ron, of Mk1Dubs.com.
Contributed By: Lucky on Saturday, December 20
(0 votes)1600
Relaying headlights
Brian explains the process of relaying your headlights. This takes strain off the tired, old headlight switch, and makes your lights much brighter.
Contributed By: Sparky on Sunday, November 16
(0 votes)3212
Static Timing a non-running engine with a test light (Hall Ignition)
It's simple to time a motor with a timing light, but if you're trying to time the car to make it run, that won't help you. Ron describes the process, using an LED timing light.
Contributed By: Sparky on Monday, November 17
(0 votes)3681
The *X* Curcuit From The Ignition Switch
Courtesy of Ron (tolusina), of Mk1Dubs.
Contributed By: Lucky on Saturday, December 20
* * * * * (2 votes)10333

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