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Old 07-25-2012, 09:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys I've been messing around on the site and decided to make an account and hopefully share some sweet stories and info with everyone. I drive an 81 VW N/A diesel rabbit 4 speed manual, 03 Silverado 4.3 auto trans, and my wife drives a 99 Taurus 12 valve 3.0 auto trans. It will be nice to chat with everyone.

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Old 07-26-2012, 09:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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There aren't many old Rabbits kicking around my town any more. One cabrio (garage kept, summer driving only), and one 4 door, probably around 1984 vintage. I rarely see it driven though, so not sure if it's gas or diesel.
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Old 07-26-2012, 03:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I look on craigsliost all the time for rabbits and most are beat to heck and too rusty to do anything with...I'm tryin to keep mine goin.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I look on craigsliost all the time for rabbits and most are beat to heck and too rusty to do anything with...
There's always something viable to do with a Rabbit Diesel engine, even when the body doesn't worth to repair. An uncle of mine had a 4-door Suzuki Vitara with the 50hp 1.6L IDI and could get 42MPG daily-driving it. And his driving style is not the best for hypermiling...

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