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Frank J. Bauer (818)295-4108
dassault systemes of America email:firstname.lastname@example.org
this is another "first post from a former lurker".
i must say that the info posted to this list got me psyched to roll
my 86TQW out of mothballs after a couple of years and start sorting
out the various problems. (it's a long story for another day.)
i have one question and one answer for the list at this time:
- does anyone have a part number for the plastic brake disc alignment tool/
wheel hanger/stud thingy that was being discussed recently.
i think someone said it came with the tool pack in the 90CQ.
i went to VN VW/A to buy one and they couldn't find it.
the closest thing we could find on the fiche was something called a
"tommy bar" which had no part number and a "no longer available" entry.
at least with a part num, i can see if it's available or try to get it
from a boneyard. TIA for your help.
- a few weeks ago there was a thread concerning mirrors (after jeffrey's
i was always searching for the "perfect" blind spot mirror, and found one
some time ago and of course forgot the particulars.
while at the dealership for the above mentioned wheel tool, i found it again.
for those who are interested, read on:
the mirror has a 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" base that attaches with double-sided
foam/tape and a 1 inch socket.
i precleaned the side mirrors with iso alcohol and they stay on quite well.
the mirror itself has a 1" truncated ball on the back that snaps into
the socket and is easily adjustable, yet holds the adjustment well.
the mirror is approximately 1 3/4" x 2 1/2" with radiused corners and
a concave surface that is useful up to several car lengths. (for that
lane change check - also works well to see parking lines and curbs while
backing into a parking spot)
the base, etc are black plastic that has a quality appearance.
all disclaimers apply...
the brand and model is Multiview 101 by Multiview Products, Irvine, CA
it was priced at $2.30.
there was a larger model (i think #103, $2.95, approximately 20% larger)
hope this helps some of you...