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    Thread: MY 1980 RABBIT C DIESEL RESTO AND MODIF FROM QUEBEC.

    1. Member Ralph1975's Avatar
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      09-05-2007 05:48 PM #1
      I BOUGHT THE RABBIT 1980 2 DOOR LAST DECEMBER ,IT WAS A 4HRS DRIVE FROM MY HOME. THE RABBIT WAS IN A BARN WITH OTHER OLD CARS LIKE A OLD RENAULT 15 AND A WESTFALIA...
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      THIS THE RABBIT WITH MY FATHER TRUCK
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      rabbit 1980 3.2l,scirocco 1981 awd 16vt.
      09-05-2007 05:50 PM #2
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      09-05-2007 06:15 PM #3
      It looks pretty good! Did you buy it in the US?
      That is the 1980 American Rabbit front end.

    4. 09-05-2007 06:21 PM #4
      WHY ARE WE YELLING? Nice find though, how much did you pay?

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      rabbit 1980 3.2l,scirocco 1981 awd 16vt.
      09-05-2007 06:32 PM #5
      THE DECONSTRUCTION BEGIN
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    6. 09-05-2007 06:36 PM #6
      I like the color, do you plan on keeping it blue?

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      09-05-2007 06:42 PM #7
      THE DECONSTRUCTION CONTINU
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      AND NOW ITS TIME FOR SHAVING ..
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      09-05-2007 06:47 PM #8
      Keeping the original color? If not, I'll take that interior off your hands... and the ol diesel if'n ya don't mind.

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      09-05-2007 06:50 PM #9
      Please tell me that liberty is a CRD.

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      rabbit 1980 3.2l,scirocco 1981 awd 16vt.
      09-05-2007 07:12 PM #10
      MORE PICTURES
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      DON'T BE FOOL BY THE LOVELY PAINT, TO MY SUPRISE THE RABBIT WAS NOT IMPECCABLE AS I THOUGHT. I FOUND THAT THE INNER FENDER LEFT SIDE WAS NOT THERE AND THAT ALL OF THE FLOOR SECTIONS WERE NO LONGER ATTACHE TO THE ROCKER PANNEL.

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      rabbit 1980 3.2l,scirocco 1981 awd 16vt.
      09-05-2007 07:25 PM #11
      MORE WORK..
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      AND SOME PARTS I FOUND ON THE INTERNET
      A ORIGINAL GTI STEERING WHEEL
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      AND SOME CHROME FLAG MIRROR
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      FOR THE SEAT I FOUND A SET OF BLACK LEATHER FROM A SCIROCCO 1983 WOLFBERG
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      I BOUGHT A ABA 1994 OBD1 WITH A G6O TRANNY
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      09-05-2007 07:46 PM #12
      MY GOAL IS : OLD SCHOOL LOOK
      THE CAR WAS AT THE BEGINNING LAGO BLUE, I WANT TO KEEP IT BLUE BUT IT WILL BE MORE OF A BABY BLUE.
      I WANT TO KEEP THE WESTMORELAND GRILL AND HEADLIGHTS BUT WITH HID.
      THE MECANIC: 2.0L ABA BLOCK WITH 16V HEAD,WITH G60 TRANNY AND CABLE SHIFTER, TURBO T3/T4 GARRETT 57TRIM AND A MS INJECTION.
      A PHOTOSPHOP PICTURE DONE BY MY FRIEND
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      AND A PICTURE OF MY MAGS,MAS 15 INCH X 7 WITH 2 INCH LIP FROM GERMANY
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      09-05-2007 07:49 PM #13
      Yeah, that's cool.
      ...can I have the diesel?

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      09-05-2007 07:53 PM #14
      THE CAR CAME FROM CALIFORNIA USA BUT I BOUGHT IT IN QUEBEC, CANADA, IT HAS 41000 MILES ON IT AND REGARDING THE BLUE INTERIOR IS LONG GONE ABOUT 9 MONTH AGO.
      MORE PICTURES LATER.

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      09-05-2007 07:53 PM #15
      THE MECANIC IS LONG GONE TO.

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      09-05-2007 08:26 PM #16
      OK GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR PROJECT. I LOOK FORWARD TO MORE PICTURES.

    17. 09-05-2007 08:39 PM #17
      Quote, originally posted by Ralph1975 »
      THE CAR CAME FROM CALIFORNIA USA

      OMGWTFBALLZ! CALIFORNIA IS IN THE USA?!?!?! Seriously though, keep up the good work. Nice progress.

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      rabbit 1980 3.2l,scirocco 1981 awd 16vt.
      09-05-2007 08:52 PM #18
      this is a project that i began 10 month ago,so all my old parts are long gone.
      news pics,time to scrape the old paint....
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      09-05-2007 09:01 PM #19
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      at the end of the day all the 3 coat of paint was gone,
      what a ****ing job!

      next picture of repair and welding later..

    20. 09-05-2007 09:05 PM #20
      i love how he doesnt even stop to answer questions...he just keeps posting more pictures
      looks very good. keep it up [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    21. 09-05-2007 09:09 PM #21
      Tabernac! Je serai effraye de respirer a l'interieur avec tout cette aircraft stripper!
      Great job though, lots of work to remove all those layers. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      09-05-2007 10:17 PM #22
      I don't know if that paint scraping brings back good memorys or nightmares... nasty stuff.

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      09-05-2007 10:22 PM #23
      Quote, originally posted by rsparts »
      i love how he doesnt even stop to answer questions...he just keeps posting more pictures

      All project posts should be like this [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      09-05-2007 11:47 PM #24
      so you all like the way my post goes ..
      dont worry i have more pictures to put in my post...
      if some ave questions or opinion ask it ..

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      09-06-2007 12:13 AM #25
      thank you for turning off the caps lock

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