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      nice work on this build, looking good. i'm in...

      nice work on this build, looking good.

      i'm in VT too, we may have talked a little on a local forum a year or more ago. I have a tdi swapped rabbit that I race hillclimbs with.

      What are the...
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      love this project on the oil supply from the...

      love this project

      on the oil supply from the head...i've been running my tdi swapped hillclimb rabbit that way for a couple years, no issues yet...for what that's worth anyway

      keep at it,...
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      you can't weld steel to aluminum, so not sure I...

      you can't weld steel to aluminum, so not sure I understand your plan there.. You can probably find some cheap aluminum tubing and make that manifold project much easier

      Cool project though, I'm...
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      boo...was excited to see this at the top...but no...

      boo...was excited to see this at the top...but no update

      keep at it :beer:
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      I missed this, found it while looking for...

      I missed this, found it while looking for inspiration to work on my hillclimb car to get it ready for this season.

      awesome fab work, I like it. I wonder how much weight you dropped by cutting the...
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      :thumbup: liking this build :beer:

      :thumbup: liking this build :beer:
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      married, 1 daughter who is 15mos old one rabbit...

      married, 1 daughter who is 15mos old
      one rabbit in the fleet currently, my tdi swapped hillclimb/summer fun car...my girl likes climbing around on the roll cage, so I'm guessing she'll be hooked (or...
    8. Thread: Harness bar

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      I don't have it anymore, sold it early this year....

      I don't have it anymore, sold it early this year.

      The rear seat never lived in the car again after this...but my friend did ride home in the back with the bar there right after install.

      It was...
    9. Thread: Harness bar

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      I made one from 1.5" dom, .120" wall. Welded...

      I made one from 1.5" dom, .120" wall. Welded 1/4" plates to that which picked up the top stock seat belt bolt hole. Then welded tabs to the tube and made some adjustable rods that picked up the...
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      that hot rod stroller is awesome, great video. ...

      that hot rod stroller is awesome, great video. my daughter would love that thing.
    11. Thread: Syncro Rabbit

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      wow this is amazing.

      wow this is amazing.
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      same color I painted my tdi rabbit, love it ...

      same color I painted my tdi rabbit, love it

      car looks great :beer:
    13. Thread: BBS RO Info

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      mine are 13" i'm in VT, so it'd be a pain to...

      mine are 13"
      i'm in VT, so it'd be a pain to ship, still have tires on them
      pm if you're really interested
    14. Thread: Your first Mk1

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      Bought my first in 2001 after finishing college,...

      Bought my first in 2001 after finishing college, wanted one for a while. 1981 4dr diesel, commuted 450 miles a week with it for a couple years, ended up having it for 4 or 5 years total...many...
    15. physics. It makes sense if you understand...

      physics. It makes sense if you understand springs and how they work. I'm really not trying to argue or talk crap, just making sure folks have the correct info :thumbup:

      both springs/spring rates...
    16. Thread: BBS RO Info

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      they are kind of a rare find, from what I have...

      they are kind of a rare find, from what I have seen. I have a set of 4 that I'd be willing to part with..
    17. this is incorrect. The numbers above are likely...

      this is incorrect. The numbers above are likely correct. Dual spring rates do not work as you've described. To determine the initial spring rate of dual spring set up you can use this formula:...
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      http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa179/JMOVT/bur...

      http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa179/JMOVT/burkewheelhang.jpg

      my rabbit that I swapped a tdi into. This shot is from a hillclimb race.
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      this is awesome! Great project, beautiful work. ...

      this is awesome! Great project, beautiful work. I love the tdi swap. I race hillclimbs with my tdi powered rabbit...even with a mild tune mine is a blast.
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      I like this project, nice work :thumbup:

      I like this project, nice work :thumbup:
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