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Underbody braces, turbos and more!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:07 am 
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hi guy's and girl's,
this is the cylinder head I'm going to be using for the turbo motor.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 7:33 am 
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hi guy's and girl's,
I've finished off the flat floor cover that I made from a old roller bind.
and the extra 3 gauges for the dash.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 3:53 am 
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hello guy's and girl's
I received my hub centric rings and fitted some service parts.
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still waiting on parts from ebay :)


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:54 am 
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hello guy's and girl's,
still preparing to replace the motor and box, but doing some swaps from my old car
to this one.
the coolant is why it's getting a motor swap.
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the old motor/ new turbo motor, when done.
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I'll keep you posted :yeahyeah


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:55 pm 
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Good work I love the clock.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 12, 2015 6:44 am 
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hello again guy's and girl's,
thx RP91gt

this is the motor that is going to be going in until I build the turbo motor.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 22, 2015 5:23 am 
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Hello guy's and girl's,
The front end suspension rebuild is done, but
I'm wait on some seals before doing the motor swap.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 1:49 am 
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hello guy' and girl's,
today was the day for the motor swap :)

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went well just need to finish off ac and a few things before it's on the road :yeahyeah


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 02, 2016 4:14 am 
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hello guy's and girl's,
I decided to add a Usb port to the dash surround.
I used a cigarette lighter socket and a adaptor for usb power.
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I still have to install it back in the car and wire it :)


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:47 pm 
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Hello Guy's and Girl's,
this is a flow up.
this hole was widened to fit the usb cable.
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this is the start of the turbo motor.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 7:10 am 
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hello guy's and girl's,
I have now got the last of my parts or a new project, I'm not sure yet.
It has a few problems.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2016 2:58 am 
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hi guy's and girl's,
I've decided to restore the Gti to it's former glory.
I'll keep you posted.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 1:44 am 
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Hello guy's and girl's,
I've started to work on a front lip, it's a upper front bumper.

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still need a lot of work but it's a start :)


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:59 am 
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hello guy's and girl's,
I have been working on the front bumper, first was to fill in the gap with foam.
then to put some fiberglass over the top.

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i'll keep you posted :yeahyeah


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:11 am 
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hello guy's and girl's,
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this was the 2nd step of fiberglass work, next is to shape and final glassing.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2016 9:16 am 
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hello guy's and girl's,
I have been waiting for the fiberglass to fully set before sanding it into shape.
and I have started to fill in the low spots with a bit of bog.

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and the process continues, a lot more to go yet.
:yeahyeah


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 12:16 am 
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Looking good man.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 12:21 am 
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Are you going to upgrade the carburetor?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 1:02 am 
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hey guy's and girl's,
I don't plain to upgrade the carby at this stage but I do intend to upgrade to efi still.
thanks BikeAmusPrime


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:20 am 
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Hello guy's and girl's,

this is the progress I have made :)

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Here is a couple of photos I have for the 8v cylinder head.
Inlet port
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exhaust port
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the straw is in a coolant passage near the exhaust port.
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I hope this helps :)


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 11:14 am 
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Hi guy's and girl's,
Just a quick update still working on my front bumper.
A old friend finished my lower front brace.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:51 pm 
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Iv'e been following this with interest, keep it up and thanks for the photo's :D


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:15 pm 
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Hi guy's and girl's,
The bumper is back on the car for final steps.
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hey thank Zammo :)


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:26 am 
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hello guys and gilrs,
the front bumper has had it's final shaping, and now it's time for body work and paint.
the motor is coming alone in it's mockup stage.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 11:49 am 
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Hello boys and girls,
I had the cylinder head sent out for a stock rebuild.
It's taken awhile but i have finished building my ecu, this is the cheapest form of ecu i've seen.

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I've started the body work.

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