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    1. Member VAG_Lowrider's Avatar
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      03-10-2006 02:54 PM #1
      Hello folks..
      I`m a new to this forum,but thought that I could share my mk1 project with you other "einser" freaks... OK,my english sucks...
      I bought this car April 05, it has been through some small modifications since then...

      This is from last summer....With FK coilovers and 195/45 on RH Cup 7x15 rims..
      Nowadays my car is in the garage for a complete build up...
      My following plans are:
      Chassis:
      - Removing all of the rust.
      - Inner- and outer channels(?) and the floor plates on the front is being replaced with new ones..
      - FK Highsport coilovers
      - Polyurethane bushings all over
      - Roll cage
      Engine:
      - PG engine w/83 mm bore
      - Ross Racing forged pistons
      - 8v GTI cylinder head w/ mechanical lifters and custom cam
      - Digifant 1 w/ SNS chip
      - Garret T3 Super60

      Drivetrain:
      - 02A Gear box from Corrado
      - drive axles from Golf Cab w/ 100 mm flanges

      Here is some pictures of how it's standing right now:





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      03-10-2006 03:00 PM #2
      Here`s some more pics....


      Does this look good?

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      03-10-2006 03:02 PM #3
      looks hella good dude. minimal rust per pics, and the refinish on the block looks clean too. keep updates posted!

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      03-10-2006 03:07 PM #4
      What's that gaping hole in the side of the block for? It's into the coolant jackets in the block.

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      03-10-2006 03:21 PM #5
      Dunno why there is a hole,but the engine mount is assembled there..


      Modified by VAG_Lowrider at 12:24 PM 3-10-2006

    6. 03-10-2006 03:32 PM #6
      Cool. Good to see more 8v turbos being built, not just boring 20vs

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      03-11-2006 12:49 AM #7
      Hmm, looks like that hole is supposed to be there on the PG blocks, but nobody is sure why.

    8. 03-11-2006 12:56 AM #8
      Quote, originally posted by dreaminginboost »
      looks hella good dude.

      nice to see east bay lingo spread all the way to germany.

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      03-11-2006 05:45 AM #9
      Here`s some more...
      Some of the parts glass-blasted...
      I`m not going to use this flywheel since it`s from a 16v

      Did some mods to my G60 speedo....


      The result:

      The next mod to this one is the lightning with blue LEDS

      Modified by VAG_Lowrider at 2:46 AM 3-11-2006

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      03-11-2006 08:17 AM #10
      Quote, originally posted by 84_GLI_coupe »
      What's that gaping hole in the side of the block for? It's into the coolant jackets in the block.

      It's definitely supposed to be there on PG blocks. I learned this about a year ago when I did a G60 swap. The G60 comes with a factory block off plate right there and that large O-ring. To get this into the mk1 you have to stack the passenger side mount ON TOP of the other plate and bolt it together. I also had a little issue with clearancing on the intermediate gear so a little clearancing was needed.
      Anyway...back to the project.
      It looks great! Can't get enough of them [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
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      03-11-2006 03:53 PM #11
      Nice project, id like to eventually put a xflowT in my caddy. Curious why your not goin with the xflow head?

    12. 03-11-2006 04:18 PM #12
      cool project

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      03-11-2006 07:16 PM #13
      very nice..i'm doin the same stuff mor eor less..except i'm a little ahead..kinda..
      bump for the hotness!!
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      03-11-2006 08:04 PM #14
      nice man! Keep it up!
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      03-11-2006 08:06 PM #15
      are those steffans?
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      03-11-2006 09:46 PM #16
      Quote, originally posted by 1.8TRabbit »
      are those steffans?

      No steffans here..
      just original BBS rims here...


      Modified by VAG_Lowrider at 2:26 AM 3-12-2006

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      03-12-2006 06:02 PM #17
      even in the 1st pic?
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      03-12-2006 07:24 PM #18
      Quote, originally posted by MDTurborocco »
      Nice project, id like to eventually put a xflowT in my caddy. Curious why your not goin with the xflow head?

      I want to use a x-flow head,but its not very easy gettin those heads here in norway...But right now i`m without a cyl.head to fit the engine,so maybe i should go x-flow??
      Is it just to put it right on the PG block or do i need other parts for the change?

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      03-12-2006 07:32 PM #19
      Quote, originally posted by 1.8TRabbit »
      even in the 1st pic?

      Nope...7 x 15 RH Cup rims

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      04-23-2006 08:01 PM #20
      Okey...time for a little update now
      Now my 02A mounts have arrived,also got my mechanical clutch conversion kit....


      Got me an original GTI grille and some cables for the g60 speedo


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      04-26-2006 02:48 AM #21
      its going to be sick

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      04-26-2006 03:23 AM #22
      Quote, originally posted by vrrrrr »
      its going to be sick

      fo sho..

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      04-28-2006 01:25 PM #23
      Not much updates lately,but now i`ve sold my Fk highsport gewinde...
      A complete poly kit and H&R coilovers will be ordered as soon as i have got the money...
      I am going to rip off the original door panels and the ones in the back,and replace them with custom made carbon fibre plates...
      Where can I get a carbon fibre hood?

    24. 04-28-2006 03:37 PM #24
      Quote, originally posted by VAG_Lowrider »
      Where can I get a carbon fibre hood?

      i know that there was one in the classifieds.

    25. 04-28-2006 05:54 PM #25
      What clutch cable is that? Looks like a good project

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