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      They are the ones from my 1979 GTI, I still have...

      They are the ones from my 1979 GTI, I still have most of the part from that car. They will be making come back on this one. The 1980 GTI came with fender flares and they hide the bodywork.

      My...
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      Another year of little progress in August. I did...

      Another year of little progress in August. I did finish the body work around the rear windows and fuel filler. I spent some time fitting the rear fender flares.
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      I found a day to work on the car this week. I...

      I found a day to work on the car this week. I had a good day working on the car it was as fun as bodywork could be. I used my finger to spread the filler around the rear windows and it worked OK. ...
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      I'm taking a couple of days off to go fishing. ...

      I'm taking a couple of days off to go fishing. I'm averaging 950km on 53L and it still fun to drive. When the warranty is up it's getting more power, probably a Malone Stage 1 or 2.


      Sent from...
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      I hate bodywork! I had one of those days why I...

      I hate bodywork! I had one of those days why I see so many projects never get finished. I was having issues mixing and applying body filler. I put on to much and then sand it to much, end with...
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      I unwrapped the fenders today. They aren't the...

      I unwrapped the fenders today. They aren't the greatest, the body line at the front has small dents on both of them. The passenger one has a big dent in it. I worked the dent out and put them on...
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      Updates I wired wheeled around the hatch...

      Updates

      I wired wheeled around the hatch glass. I don't trust my welding ability so a filled the rust holes with fiberglass instead.
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      I bought a metal brake and it helped a lot....

      I bought a metal brake and it helped a lot.
      http://www.princessauto.com/pal/en/Metal-Bending/30-in-Bench-Top-Metal-Brake/8008201.p

      I didn't think it would take me 3 plus summers to get the car...
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      I bought the windshield from Standard Auto Glass...

      I bought the windshield from Standard Auto Glass and the fenders from Auto Home Paints.

      I do send a lot of stuff there, $3 for a small package and $6 to $10 for bigger ones. A lot of the small...
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      I ordered and picked up new windshield and front...

      I ordered and picked up new windshield and front fenders this week.

      I went to order some Euro bumpers from Germanautoparts.com but they no longer sock them:( and are currently trying to source a...
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      Aftermarket sunroof, not a big fan of it but...

      Aftermarket sunroof, not a big fan of it but doesn't leak. To much work to remove and fill or re-skin the roof. I have seen it done.

      Going to fix this hatch the one on my other car is bad in...
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      I did some work this week. The roof is sanded...

      I did some work this week. The roof is sanded down and almost ready for primer. I took the rear hatch apart and had forgot how much fun it is to get the wiper motor out. Took the hatch glass out...
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      I got some bodywork done the last couple of days....

      I got some bodywork done the last couple of days. The hood is done and primed, the primer reacted badly or it was drying to fast or mixed wrong. The doors need another sanding and they should be...
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      pictures, priced shipped to 55605?

      pictures, priced shipped to 55605?
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      I pulled the bumper, headlights and grill off. ...

      I pulled the bumper, headlights and grill off. The front core support is in bad shape, rusty and a lot of dents. If I can track one down I will just change it. Klokkerholmusa, Cross Canada...
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      Towed the car from my house to my parents. Now...

      Towed the car from my house to my parents. Now just need time off work.:(

      http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g465/TyeGTI/8A46DB3C-C1B6-45E6-ABE2-26A49A946D3F.jpg...
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      The plan is finish the body work. I few more...

      The plan is finish the body work. I few more rust spots to fix. Then I'm going to paint it and do any mechanical work that is needed for a safety and drive it.

      Future plans are interior work,...
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      Towing my 1980 Rabbit GTI home after I bought it,...

      Towing my 1980 Rabbit GTI home after I bought it, from Port Hope to Thunder Bay, 1500km.

      http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g465/TyeGTI/IMG-20120417-00015.jpg...
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      Mk1 Autohouse on stocks it there website ...

      Mk1 Autohouse on stocks it there website

      http://www.mk1autohaus.com/New-Releases_c_1097-2.html
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      The Golf Country was green and it was a dark...

      The Golf Country was green and it was a dark coloured pick-up
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