[Vwdiesel] Rabbit droppings # 118 .( the C-Nile virus )

H.Hagar h_hagar at prcn.org
Mon Sep 27 15:37:04 EDT 2004

Loren diagnosed me as having a bad infection of the incurable

I am tickled pink about the way those windows roll now ---what a difference.
The rack will rust so give it lots of lubrication.  Silicon grease might work
I prefer Dry Moly lube ---but oil is probably better.

On old Rabbits and maybe Jettas  --- waterleaks in front are a curse. VW used steel
lugs and so on in relay panel --- rust rust and more rust. Water runs down following the wires.
Leaky windshields --and wire to windshield wiper motor is a bad set up. Use drip loops
where possible. Use silastic around grommets and wires and Speedo cables etc.
Find leaks by pressure test using a vacuum. Then apply dish soap and water to outside.
And start DA bubble machine.  ----I piss myself laughing sometimes --bubbles and foam
flying all over the place. Great stuff that liquid Vel  -- for slow tire leakers too.Leave on
overnight ---in the morning it will show the slowest of leaks. Palmolive spring sensations
will work too.  I have industrial "Snoop" here. ---not as good as dishsoap.IMHO.
And I like the Doyt Echelberger system.

As to headbolts ?   Bolts are stronger than studs ---by design. But the studs would
be my first choice.    -- Alloys are sure getting strong ? 280 000 psi.
By the way are raceway studs rolled threads ?.

Well I must go and squirt oil on a bunch of rack and pinion window drives.


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