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Hey Guys, don't know if any of you remember my 78 brat that i built a while back. still have it and still plan on keeping it but for now i got a new little daily/project. 1981 VW rabbit with the 1.6 diesel and a 5 speed. gets 50mpg in town all day long, im picking up a turbo for it here soon. I've tried the VW forums but they are mostly negative, i remember liking this forum really well so here i am!

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Stinky, noisy, and indestructible. Try the Vanagon boards for some assistance as I think they use the same diesel engines.

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my brother had an '84 GTI in HS. I think it was a 1.8L. Previous owner turned it into a street legal ice racer, had a tuned up engine with Cams and a 'cold running switch' that did seemingly nothing.. pile of garbage really, but reasonably quick and with his mediocre driving skills, It's a wonder that car didn't kill him

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My cousin had one of these and so did my brother. Could drive 200 miles and the needle would barely move! Will it have to cheat emissions? :-P

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