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  1. Scirocco
    Hello, World - Background on me, this is my 10th or so VW, but when I was younger I was never mechanically inclined - just bought/drove/sold mainly...NOW! I remember in like 2008 I needed a clutch on my 2003 GLI, dealer, $550 later - new clutch! I'm not doing that this time around, I'll try to...
  2. Scirocco
    Looking for a good place to source some parts for my mk2 scirocco 16v, wondering if there are any reputable places to order these: Driver side fender crash bar + front bumper cover eurolight headlight + turnsignal (driver side) full front suspension components thanks ;)
  3. Scirocco
    Hi all. Haven’t gotten this car running yet. Old starter was smoking so I assumed it was busted. Replace starter, bushing, battery cables and it STILL clicks and the connection on the positive solenoid terminal (upper) gets red hot and/or smokes. I’ve tried jumping it with mixed results. I can...
  4. Scirocco
    I bought this car with a friend back in Sept. We have been fixing every and all issues. Including F&R Window Rubber, Window Scrappers, motor mounts, tucking steel bumpers, fixing interior trim etc. I think we did everything. I'm running out of things to fix.
  5. Corrado
    Complete newb here, I do a little above normal engine work, I've torn a head down and rebuilt but I am in no way a professional. Things like Camshaft and piston sizing are way over my head. So to the question.. I have an 86 mk2 scirocoo that I'm slowly trying to build. Nothing crazy but I'd...
  6. Scirocco
    Hello everyone! I'm looking for anyone who might have a photocopy or pdf of the bentley manual for the scirocco. My understanding is that it has body dimensions listed as well as engine bay dimensions. I don't have access to one of the manuals myself at the moment, and I need to get my hands on...
  7. Scirocco Parts
    here it is on fb marketplace if that is easier-> fb marketplace 16v fuel pump willing to sell for $20 Condition New Brand UROparts Brand new fuel pump No longer have the vehicle. 16v scirocco 16v cabriolet in tank pump
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    What's better than a lightweight, low slung sport coupe? How about one with some big power under the hood? If you're in the market for something a bit different; a Volkswagen Scirocco with a turbocharged VR6 engine. But should you buy it built, or build it yourself? Option A: Buy It Built...
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    Instagram is a lovely place for photos of VWs, but we can’t think of the last time a post has been quite so laser-focused on our interests. Photographer Jeff Zwart is sharing collections of his ad work from the ‘80s and ‘90s on his Instagram page. "I spent 10 years shooting high-performance...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    "Bring the Scirocco!" "We need the Scirocco!" "All VW's problems would be solved and there would be global peace and everyone would be rich and there would be no world-wide pandemics if they gave us the Scirocco!!!" Sorry, but Volkswagen never gave us the Euro-only Scirocco. But guess what...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Spring's around the corner: football is now over (hope your team won!), the 365 days of January are over, and the groundhog in Pennsylvania did not see its shadow. Better yet: RADwood started to announce 2020 shows. If you're in the market for an 80's or 90's ride, have we got two options for...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    There's a recurring joke you'll hear every year at Cincy . It changes a little bit depending on who's telling it or the context, but it's a version of "Which red Scirocco is yours?" Well, we've found two and a half (what?) examples of Volkswagen's little sports coupe. And if you're in the...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    So you're looking for a rare car? First-gen Sciroccos are getting to be pretty rare. Throw a custom powerplant and all-wheel-drive system in it and you've got perhaps the rarest 'Rocco around. But maybe the rising auction price is out of your reach; we've also found a project car to make your...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Have we got a great member's car for Scirocco Week! Let's say you want a small, lightweight coupe to terrorize the track with. And let's say a standard engine swap just won't suffice when you start craving better performance. You could go out and buy a car, or you can get creative. VWvortex...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    It's happened again. After my fourth Scirocco event in southern Ohio, I'm sitting here with Post-Cincy Depression (PCD). What is PCD, you ask? And, more importantly, what the heck is Cincy and how has it been going on for 20 years? Let me tell you about Cincy. If you are an auto enthusiast, and...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    It's Scirocco Week on VWvortex, and we're starting out strong. If you're in the market for a fun-to-drive coupe, here are two Scirocco's (Scirocci?) in need of new homes. So do you build or buy? Argument: Build Article: 1986 Scirocco 16V To start, this '86 appears to be a lot of car for the...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Ready for a great Friday diversion? Love wild build threads? Questionable English skills? If you answered "Da!" to any of those questions, then today's Forum Friday feature is for you. Now we've seen in the forums how much our readers wanted Volkswagen to bring the third version of the Scirocco...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    I have to say, I'm having trouble sharing this find with you, our loyal readers. Despite already having my own Scirocco 16V, this weary white coupe is calling to me. "If you love something, set it free" so, ladies and gentleman, I (begrudgingly) give you this week's Ratty Rescue: a $1,988 1988...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Who's looking for a show car? This  1987 Volkswagen Scirocco 16V is ready to bring you home some trophies. It's just about perfect inside and out, which makes it, um, the perfect car to be our Find Of The Day. Ahhh, the Scirocco. Volkswagen's two-generation sports coupe. A lightweight chassis...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    There was a time. A time when an electric clock felt noteworthy and a parcel tray attached to the trunk by a string felt like the height of technology. And it was a good time because it produced the Scirocco. This utterly English review from Tony Bastable for the Thames TV’s Drive-in features...
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