buying a GTI, advice needed (NAC)

JJK1204 at JJK1204 at
Tue Jul 17 14:59:23 EDT 2001

In a message dated 7/17/2001 11:16:49 AM Central Daylight Time, 
quattro-request at writes:

> Nephew test drove it and car is a pocket rocket, runs around corners on
> rails.  However, sloppy shifter-- needs a transmission rebuild I expect, 
> dumb
> not to do the clutch also.

You didn't list the miles but after around 60k miles they are all sloppy 
shifters. If this uses the rod shifter linkage all you need to do is replace 
a couple of nylon bushings in the linkage, a one day DIY job.

John Katos
West Dundee, IL USA
87 5ktq
ex 85 Golf
ex 87 Scirocco 16v
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