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    Thread: What did you do to your Mk2 do today?

    1. Member Burth's Avatar
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      08-20-2012 03:58 PM #23556
      Nothing:/
      I have to fix the axle hopefully tomorrow

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      08-20-2012 04:49 PM #23557
      went from this mk2 throttle body

      to an OBD1 VR6 throttle body

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      08-20-2012 08:05 PM #23558
      organized my trunk
      dont fake the funk

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      08-20-2012 08:24 PM #23559
      Quote Originally Posted by fishman5301 View Post
      organized my trunk
      Lol... we should start a thread - what'choo trunk looken like


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      08-20-2012 08:39 PM #23560
      ...replaced front strut mounts (originals where tore-the-fu&%-up !)....only to discover a major oil leak coming from back-side of engine between block and head.... .....looks like it's time for headgasket and some new head bolts...of course i'll have the machine shop check it for warpage...

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      08-20-2012 08:40 PM #23561
      Quote Originally Posted by izzo View Post
      Lol... we should start a thread - what'choo trunk looken like
      haha i'd subscribe
      dont fake the funk

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      08-20-2012 08:42 PM #23562
      Quote Originally Posted by izzo View Post
      Lol... we should start a thread - what'choo trunk looken like
      no picture of mine, but i have an engine support beam, tool box, steering rack, battery, and a tow rope in mine




      on a side note, i bought new control arms with r32/poly bushings and new ball joints

    8. Junior Member BGosnell's Avatar
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      08-20-2012 09:54 PM #23563
      Treated her to a seafoam treatment today via PDXGTI's write up. 7oz in the oil, 10 oz with 10 gallons of gas and 8oz in the charcoal bypass vacuum line. I got tons of white smoke when I sucked it in, especially at first, then turned it off and let it sit for 10. Only a few seconds of smoke on restart. I guess it wasn't THAT bad.

      Side note it's painfully obvious that I have headgasket/exhaust manifold leaks. Thanks seafoam.
      I know it's an 87, but it's MY 87.

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      08-20-2012 10:51 PM #23564
      Quote Originally Posted by Christeen442 View Post
      Squeeled the tires around a turn.[img]http://www.**************/ht7.jpg[/img][img]http://www.**************/jh88.jpg[/img][img]http://www.**************/dh5.jpg[/img]
      cool?

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      08-20-2012 11:01 PM #23565
      Dyno'd it at Vagkraft yesterday....

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      08-21-2012 12:42 AM #23566
      Quote Originally Posted by Christeen442 View Post
      Squeeled the tires around a turn.[img]http://www.**************/ht7.jpg[/img][img]http://www.**************/jh88.jpg[/img][img]http://www.**************/dh5.jpg[/img]
      Pics don't work...
      I know it's an 87, but it's MY 87.

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      08-21-2012 01:12 AM #23567
      Installed a 16v alternator setup on an 8v.


      Now it can run with 8v alternators or 16v alternators, because both mounting hubs are still attached.

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      08-21-2012 11:24 AM #23568
      Beauty MKII Scotty! I'd just put on GTI instead crystal lights, and that'd be IT!

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      08-21-2012 12:28 PM #23569
      Quote Originally Posted by The Janitor View Post
      Installed a 16v alternator setup on an 8v.


      Now it can run with 8v alternators or 16v alternators, because both mounting hubs are still attached.
      Can you run 2? For moar bass?


      Mk2 trunks are the best... always have parts. Tools. Cleaners.

      Sent from my Desire HD using Tapatalk 2
      Race it, Break it, Fix it, Repeat.

    15. 08-21-2012 12:44 PM #23570
      Acquired a Bonrath badgeless grille

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      08-21-2012 12:55 PM #23571
      Quote Originally Posted by fishman5301 View Post
      organized my trunk
      Quote Originally Posted by izzo View Post
      Lol... we should start a thread - what'choo trunk looken like

      I see your trunks, and raise you a horse head



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      08-21-2012 01:05 PM #23572
      Quote Originally Posted by Deezy View Post
      Can you run 2? For moar bass?


      Mk2 trunks are the best... always have parts. Tools. Cleaners.

      Sent from my Desire HD using Tapatalk 2

      Technically I could...

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      08-21-2012 04:07 PM #23573
      Snapped some pics of my engine bay today

      I know it's an 87, but it's MY 87.

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      08-21-2012 04:31 PM #23574
      Quote Originally Posted by BGosnell View Post
      Snapped some pics of my engine bay today

      FYI: You can NOT insert email attachment images.
      Junior member, meet FAQ/help forum.

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      08-21-2012 10:20 PM #23575
      Is anyone else having issues with pictures they uploaded with tapatalk?

      I seen to not be able to view some pictures as well.

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      08-21-2012 11:34 PM #23576
      Made my mediocre looking wheels look 10x better with $30 of supplies cause I'm too broke for anything else

      This...


      To this



      Before picture probably doesn't look too bad on camera but they were pretty dull looking and badly curbed.

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      08-21-2012 11:51 PM #23577
      Quote Originally Posted by Sir Murphsallot View Post
      i like the after pic man good job!
      Quote Originally Posted by VegasJetta View Post
      Nitrous is like a smokin hot chick with AIDS and Herpes. You REALLY wanna hit it, but are afraid of the consequences...
      Quote Originally Posted by Triumph View Post
      Newsflash: It isn't getting worse every year. You're just getting older and crankier every year.

    23. Junior Member BGosnell's Avatar
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      08-22-2012 03:24 AM #23578
      Quote Originally Posted by izzo View Post
      FYI: You can NOT insert email attachment images.
      Junior member, meet FAQ/help forum.
      I read the FAQ and didn't say anything email pics. How else are you supposed to insert pics from your hard drive?
      I know it's an 87, but it's MY 87.

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      08-22-2012 04:50 AM #23579
      Quote Originally Posted by BGosnell View Post
      I read the FAQ and didn't say anything email pics. How else are you supposed to insert pics from your hard drive?
      you need to host them on photobucket, or flickr, or other such sites, then link to them....
      My 91 GTI 8V, original owner stylz, yo!: http://smg.photobucket.com/user/pdxg...%20july%202013

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      08-22-2012 05:03 AM #23580
      Went out & did a rolling shot photoshoot


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      08-22-2012 05:56 AM #23581
      ^ HIGH RES PHOTO NAO!
      PS I need 2880x1800 for retina macbook
      ///MK2s are a helluva drug.
      1990 Jetta Coupe VR6
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      08-22-2012 07:01 AM #23582
      Quote Originally Posted by Sir Murphsallot View Post
      What size are those wheels?
      Quote Originally Posted by PDXGTI8V 2.0 View Post
      ugh, sorry, i like drivable cars

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      08-22-2012 11:27 AM #23583
      Quote Originally Posted by perdaniel View Post
      What size are those wheels?
      looks like 16, little blurry but the tire should be 205/40/16
      Yeah, it's an 8v. If I wanted a sporty car, I'd buy an R.

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      08-22-2012 12:02 PM #23584
      Quote Originally Posted by BeetleGpx View Post
      looks like 16, little blurry but the tire should be 205/40/16
      That would explain why the brake disc looks so small.
      Quote Originally Posted by PDXGTI8V 2.0 View Post
      ugh, sorry, i like drivable cars

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      08-22-2012 01:09 PM #23585
      Sorry for the crappy pic, but got news that these badboys are done at the powdercoater. Hopefully picking them up this weekend, then it's time to play with adapters to get just the right setup. The four white ones are going on the car, the 2 red ones are actually done in a red very similar to what Porsche uses for their spares, and they will be the spares for my coupe and my MK3. All 6 are 16x8.


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      08-22-2012 02:09 PM #23586
      Quote Originally Posted by Fizzo20 View Post
      ^ HIGH RES PHOTO NAO!
      PS I need 2880x1800 for retina macbook
      Holy ****... 2880x1800?

      http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinen...n/photostream/

      sorry but that's as big as it gets >

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      08-22-2012 02:56 PM #23587
      was pulling into my driveway and lost pretty much all but 3rd gear. popped the boot off and saw this




      weird thing is, it drove fine all day. moved the linkage in the bay, felt really weird. im going to attempt an alignment on it, if that doesnt work then idk what to do other than swap the tranny

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      08-22-2012 03:34 PM #23588
      OK let me try this again... Snapped some pics of The Beast...



      I know it's an 87, but it's MY 87.

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      08-22-2012 06:59 PM #23589
      bought a full trophy interior, and a usrt shift kit

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      Looked at her and got irritated

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