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      Ya , I wish! It's been over a year since I got...

      Ya , I wish! It's been over a year since I got the kit ! Between my workload and my body guy's workload it's taken forever . But since it's been back from paint it's been quick.
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      That's basically what I was planning to build for...

      That's basically what I was planning to build for blanking that space . Your panels where your rear speakers are , are they aluminum? In the pic it looks like that . Mine are steel
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      I'm not a fan of that small window . So had it...

      I'm not a fan of that small window . So had it shaved . Also bonded the box sides to the rear window "cap". I don't like the look of that line otherwise with the stock kit .
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      Looks like a Volvo plate bracket you've got back...

      Looks like a Volvo plate bracket you've got back there. What did you do for finishing the area at the front of the bedsides where the door meets up? I was going to finish mine with aluminum plate...
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      More updates , I'm lovin this build!...

      More updates , I'm lovin this build!
      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v306/rallyedude/E3436B19-2E00-434B-A0FC-4DA23F2AB26D.jpg...
    6. what's the story on MK7 controls? plug and play ?...

      what's the story on MK7 controls? plug and play ? Or more intricate?
      Did you check out R door panel fitment to wagon? Pipe dream? The power window location on the wagon kind of bugs me. I'd...
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      more progress today . I'm down to one storage bin...

      more progress today . I'm down to one storage bin of parts !
      Can't wait to get this one done , I'm flipping on to my mk6 R wagon project next . ...
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      Oh , and the money shot from the chop day ...

      Oh , and the money shot from the chop day
      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v306/rallyedude/BB2F4C29-69EA-4983-9039-348F88D8F454.jpg
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      Smyth ute BDF build

      So , here's my ute build kind of a round about build but finally coming together. It was originally going to based on a '03 gli 24v vr, but car was too clean to chop . So bought a 02 1.8t
      Bought a...
    10. That where I bought them ! 11$cdn or 3$ American!

      That where I bought them ! 11$cdn or 3$ American!
    11. I see I run the same black/yellow storage...

      I see I run the same black/yellow storage containers as you . My ute, my diesel westy , various harnesses , and transmission parts are in those type of containers . Love 'em!
    12. Dammit ! You beat me to the punch ! I bought a...

      Dammit ! You beat me to the punch !
      I bought a smashed R early 2016 . And picked up a 2011 golf wagon 2.5 auto with panoroof in April 2016 .
      I've been building a ute , and work has been in the way...
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      Morons . The glass removal technique is...

      Morons . The glass removal technique is ridiculous. The foot to the windshield style maybe worked 40yrs ago before modern urethane.
    14. I like your "crank tool" , looks like an outer cv...

      I like your "crank tool" , looks like an outer cv joint nut. Great build , lovin' it!
    15. Passenger and front mount will bolt up . Drivers...

      Passenger and front mount will bolt up . Drivers side and rear will require custom work. I would rewire the car all system3 . But gotta ask , why not just by a mk3 cabrio ?
    16. Big props to jim Ellis vw . About 6yrs ago my...

      Big props to jim Ellis vw . About 6yrs ago my buddy's syncro diesel wagon snapped a couple wheel bolts . Jim Ellis vw totally helped out . We were on route to SOWO from ottawa . Good guys 👍. I seem...
    17. It doesn't look too bad . Lmk if you want a shaft...

      It doesn't look too bad . Lmk if you want a shaft measurement for the right shaft . I've had shafts chopped , shortened and welded for non plus suspension syncro swaps . Just get a 2wd right shaft ,...
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      Yup , google images , then local guy did them for...

      Yup , google images , then local guy did them for me .those were for my buddy's Tdi b3 syncro
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      Haven't updated this in forever but it is running...

      Haven't updated this in forever but it is running ! Dash is back in. Major things left are coolant hose fab , ac hook up , getting it through Quebec safety . It'll be for sale next year, but planning...
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      You really need the high comp pistons as well to...

      You really need the high comp pistons as well to make this work . I had one of these motors @16 yrs ago . Awesome motor , high redline . Good fun
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