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  1. Golf II & Jetta II
    Hey all, hoping for some advice on how to proceed troubleshooting my starting issues. So the car is failing to turn over when cold. If I do manage to get it started (once its warmed up a bit outside) it'll run really rough. I have to give it gas to keep it alive, once I'm able to rev it out a...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Eight valve, 16 valve, even 20 valve. When it comes to engines, for a brief period of time how many valves you had was one of the most important specs on the tin. Why would you want the puny 8v model when you could go even quicker with a 16v? And then, for a brief number of years, you could even...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen's second-generation Scirocco has aged quite well over the years, and has become a staple within the enthusiast scene. While this one may not pack that 16-valve punch most of us are after, it's a clean, honest, low-mile example which just might be an opportunity to get in the driver's...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    The debate between buying a vehicle built to someone else's dream spec or simply building it yourself is one that's caused its fair share of discussion within our forums.  Today's Find of the Day just might re-ignite such debate, as it's been modified to a very high level with an extremely clear...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The majority of Mk1s we come across these days have their fair share of rust in all the usual places.  If only we could find one that's (relatively) close to home, cheap, and rust free.  Even better if it came with some period-correct accessories and a few boxes of new parts.  Kind of like the...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Milltek has expanded its Classic line with the introduction of an exhaust system for the Mk2 GTI 8 valve.  Coming in your choice of a full system or just cat-back, the system has been shown to reduce weight while improving output by 8-10% when compared to the stock unit. Check out the full...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Even with glowing reviews like the one we posted yesterday from Motorweek, not everyone in 1987 opted for the 16V Scirocco. Some thought that the 8V was more than enough to get by, putting their money on a lesser spec model but in turn getting a car that was more difficult to come by. Today's...
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