Hope you're planning on checking the condition of the timing belt, which I'd replace along with the tensioner as a preemptive insurance measure. I'd also check the g-plugs and H2O pump while yer at it.
On 1/27/06, LT Don <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Getting there. > > Mech (= brother-in-law) brought home a new motorcycle (2006 Kawasaki Nomad) > Wednesday night and I threatened him with a flogging if he worked on my car > during our rare Iowa streak of temps in the 50s. > > VW is up on jack stands in mech's garage, w/ a half-shaft and a starter > removed. Ready to put the new parts in. > > Should be driving it by Sunday afternoon, thanks to Rusty's Parts. Casey Olympia, WA Biodiesel: "I drive in a persistent vegetative state" '87 300TD intercooler (211k) '84 300D (207k) Gashuffer: '89 Vanagon Wolfsburg Edition (186K)