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      Ages without an update! Got a couple more...

      Ages without an update!

      Got a couple more trophies last summer and have been enjoying driving it :) it is loosening up well and is very torquey!

      Little pic taken by photographer at the show:...
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      Finally got round to fitting the proper filters...

      Finally got round to fitting the proper filters on the car.

      K&N box filters much better design and air flow than the foam variants which have large chunks of foam as separators and jam against...
    3. cheers - just glad it's finished! Looking...

      cheers - just glad it's finished!

      Looking forward to the new pics....
    4. Hey your alive! Looks lovely - need more pics!!!!

      Hey your alive! Looks lovely - need more pics!!!!
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      Thanks for the feedback guys. Car now handles...

      Thanks for the feedback guys.

      Car now handles so much better with wishbone altered and poly bushes - no more pulling to left under braking! and it passed its MOT (vehicle test) last Friday!
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      Had noticed a problem with Mk1 under heavy...

      Had noticed a problem with Mk1 under heavy braking was pulling to the right and wondered what could be up as alignment had been set.

      Had a look at the wishbones and noticed that the drivers side...
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      It is BMW Sterling Gray metallic - lot of X5's...

      It is BMW Sterling Gray metallic - lot of X5's roll with the colour and that's why i picked it as they have black arch inserts etc
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      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v243/gwilson16v/...

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v243/gwilson16v/mk1stands.jpg
      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v243/gwilson16v/carbs.jpg
      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v243/gwilson16v/bay-1.jpg...
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      Had the car at our main VW event here in Northern...

      Had the car at our main VW event here in Northern Ireland for the first time and got a couple of prizes! Best Bay and Best Mk1! Which was nice!
      And a few photographer guys took a few shots of it ...
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      Thread was lost for while in the change over......

      Thread was lost for while in the change over... so a little update is in order!

      I got a Zeitronix system for it from the wife for Christmas which was great :drool: and managed to get some time to...
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      impressive metal work. and the plan for zinga...

      impressive metal work.<p>and the plan for zinga and epoxy on the floor pan is a good one - you won't regret it!<p>
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      <A HREF="http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2101313" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2101313</A><p>Mine
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      Re: (bmxguy)

      I got it made by a guy in Northern Ireland - its actually a digger/excavator oil cooler - twin core and the cores are quite large hence i could get away with a narrow width - and it cools really well.
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      Started in 2003 finished last week – just a...

      Started in 2003 finished last week – just a very brief pictorial history.<br> <IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v243/gwilson16v/Mk1%20beginning/DSCF0179.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG...
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      Re: (GEE-BEE)

      Well I have finally finished the project! About time too says you!<p>I have added some more restoration pictures to page 1 that I uncovered recently.<p>But here are some finished pictures taken after...
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      Have that exact four branch and system on my car...

      Have that exact four branch and system on my car Storm Developments and Jetex - sounds really nice and not annoying noise at all - nice burble on idle and it breathes nicely up the gears... quality...
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      I undercoated floor pan with this

      I undercoated floor pan with this<p><A HREF="http://www.zinga-uk.com/?gclid=COXjxMWCt5gCFc0a3godDm-7ZA" TARGET="_blank">http://www.zinga-uk.com/?gclid...m-7ZA</A><p>Then overcoated with this<p><A...
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      Re: (tobiwonkonobi)

      Here's a wee detailing shot for you guys to enjoy - the detail was done in the summer - but of course being Northern Ireland it rained after the detail for about a million years and between the rain...
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      thanks for the kind words manifold is from...

      thanks for the kind words<p>manifold is from Rowland Manifolds in South Africa. Needed a little work for the dells - middle support needed removed and inlets needed ported out for 45' chokes<p>Car is...
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      Re: (corrado782)

      About time for an update:<p>First up bit of a summary of electrics<p>Replaced most of the spade connectors on the loom as they were old and some were broken V used vw plugs where possible with...
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