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98 VW Window Regulator

I've bought replacement parts for my 98 VW window regulator (passenger's side). I have the new regulator in place and I've connected the metal wires from the regulator to the fittings that connect to the window, but it seems that the wires are just a little short (I can only connect to one of the rubber fittings). I've tried every possible combination, but nothing seems to work. I don't know if there's a special trick to putting it together or if the replacement parts are the incorrect length.

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    we cannot fugure how to get the old regulator out. Is it pulling out of the top where the window comes from

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Do you have the metal assebly completely in front of you? And you've made sure all the cables are passed the same. If yes there should be an arrow type area on each pulley? Also each pulley should have a smaller and a larger area?

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