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  1. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    I figured I should introduce myself now that I realize I hadn't. I'm Cathi aka catnmouse, crazy VW Enthusiast, owner of VWEventsInGeorgia.com which is sorely out-of-date currently. We have quite a few VWs, the oldest being a 1955 Semaphore, and the newest being the FIL's 2013 TDI Jetta...
  2. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Happy Dude Here !! I just got the clutch replaced on my 96 Trek and after a "alptraum" fight with the clutch over spring cup everything seems to be working ok. So the next minor fix is my drivers side door is sagging a bit. Any pointers on getting at those frickin' bolts to true it then tighten...
  3. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    He there anyone and everyone reading this post, I'm in need of a VW wiring guru to help take me in the right directing as to how I can get my 2.Slow back on the road! Honestly looking for someone willing to come over root around with things and either tackle it them selves or lead me in the...
  4. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I have a 2.0 SOHC 8v in my jetta right now. Would a 2.0 DOHC 16v fit right in there? Will i have to change the wiring harness or anything? Also, If anyone has a 2.0l 16v, let me know because im still looking for one!
  5. MK3 BUY / SELL / TRADE
    162k Miles all stock. Want it to go to a loving home. Asking $1800
  6. COSMETIC MODIFICATIONS
    I just purchased a '96 MkIII Trek as a parts car for my '96 GL. The Trek has the stock roof rack system and I know I'll be able to put them on my GL but I don't know how exactly, I just would like a simple step by step on what points to looks for and how to put them on mine correctly. Thank...
  7. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Alright so Ik the gl doesn't have the kind of motor that's built for performance but it's what I have for a car and I love it. I just want to make her a more fun to drive. Ie make her go a bit faster. I already have a full exhaust under it 2.5 inch pipe and I have a cold. Air intake shorter...
  8. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I have a 94 Jetta I noticed I have an electrical problem when I was trying to make the brake lights work. The signals lights work but they are a little dim and when I press the brakes the signals on the cluster come on. When the car is off and I turn my headlights on they won't come on but brake...
  9. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hey, so I don't know if there are any previous threads about this. I just wanted to get a shout out from all the 2.0 drivers. I know, we are a breed of our own... Here me out before you hate on the two point o! I'm a single father of two kids, I use my vw on a daily basis (it's my only car). I...
  10. MK3 BUY / SELL / TRADE
    I'm looking for an mk3 Jetta or Golf, preferably auto but will take a 5 speed. Must have working a/c and clean title. Located in Northern Florida willing to travel within reason.
  11. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Sup guys I'm kinda new here so i would appreciate some love from you OG's. I own a forest green 1997 GLX VR6 with a bolt pattern of 5x100 and im wondering if you could give me any ideas on ride height, coil over brands (affordable Plz), Rims and Tires along with any spec's if you know em'. Any...
  12. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Hey all, hoping someone out there can provide some assistance Vehicle will not start; clutch fully depressed, in neutral gear. When key is turned fully to the start position, all dash lights will illuminate, radio turns on, and all auxiliary functions work until key is removed. Battery is...
  13. MK3 BUY / SELL / TRADE
    First and foremost, the Jetta will need to be towed from my house to yours. The car runs and starts, but it does so intermittently. It is not currently roadworthy. The Jetta is located in New Castle, PA, 16105, 1hr north of Pittsburgh. Read on... The Jetta is in very good shape and is a very...
  14. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    mk3 jetta,mklll speedometer, i just replaced my gauge cluster wire harness , I got all of the wires except one plugged in to their correct location, except one, the (red wire with a blue connector) I just need to know witch connector to plug it in to, also I discovered .a grey black wire with no...
  15. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Hey everyone, so I know that my 98 Jetta is prone to transmission issues as I've been reading on this forums for a while. And it doesn't help that I commute 170ish miles a day round trip to work. But I brought my car to my friends shop on Friday and I had bought Lucas transmission additive for...
  16. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I have a 94 jetta mk3 I'm am.looking to sell. If this isn't the right place to post my had but here it is anyway. It's a 5spd with about 160k on it, engine is solid. Otherwise the car could use some love. I know people are big on the dusty mauve so I will post a pic of the paint code on the car...
  17. VW Jetta Build Board
    Hey guys. I'm pretty new to this, but I figured I would introduce myself. I just bought a 1996 Jetta Wolfsburg. This is my second Mk3. While I could not grab a VR6, I am still in love with the car. Anyways, I am going to start out with some smaller projects on the car, and have coilovers in the...
  18. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    I'm new to this I haven't found what I was looking for does anyone know and DIY on soldering cold joints on mk3 jettas? I want something with pictures it's my first time doing this so I'm a little nervous on messing up? Second question Okay my 98 jetta 5spd cluster seems to be working fine...
  19. VW Jetta MKIII 1991–1998
    Hey Mk3 lovers, just picked up a nice find the other day, my first VW as well .. 1997 GLS, Candy White .. mileage just a little over 109K .. big plans in mind for this baby, very excited to get my hands into my new project!
  20. VW JETTA OWNERS & ENTHUSIASTS INTRODUCTIONS
    Hey Guys, I recently picked up my 90' Jetta GL form my off road VW motor and transmission builder. He spent alot of time and effort in this car swapping the motor with a 98' 1.8 and a 5 speed Diesel Transmission. The springs are Neuspeed (Red) and Bilstein Shocks from a MK3 GTI. Supposedly they...
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