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    1. Member bansheelos's Avatar
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      02-04-2008 09:37 AM #1
      I have been a 2.slo jetta driver for several yrs now but recently came across a VR Golf and now im hooked. wasnt runnin, needed work, TLC whatever you wanna call it. Finally got it runnin but long story short seems I blew the headgasket. Soooo I decided to pull the motor and do a lil R&R. Figured I'd also do the chains and the clutch. Figured Id let you in on this wild and wacky journey. Enjoy
      Heres the host, VERO:

      The powerplant:

      Future plans( Its sooooo Beautiful!):


      Its Xmas time in Hollis Queens!:


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      02-04-2008 09:51 AM #2
      Day 1 of taggin and baggin on a cold/post snowy day!:


      Day 2 Last of the taggin, ITS PULL TIME! Of course w/ the help of my bro from another mother, jus_gt_eyez thats you LMAO:






      Out for transport:



      Modified by bansheelos at 7:05 AM 2-4-2008


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      02-04-2008 09:54 AM #3
      Day 3 Just broke the skin, the VR has landed, check out my ghetto engine stand w/a shoulder lean:





      Modified by bansheelos at 6:59 AM 2-4-2008

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      02-04-2008 10:02 AM #4
      Took a break and left the east and took a nice vacay in the west! Cali has def shown a dog some love! Saw this off on of the highways and went to the shop and the owner let me go to the back and get a closer shot! California Love!

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      02-04-2008 10:11 AM #5
      that is a big ass sign.. go back and bring it home with you.. i garage art.

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      02-05-2008 11:34 AM #6
      Wonder if I cud gtet that past security as a carry-on? lol

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      04-01-2008 10:36 PM #7
      Holy headgasket batman!

      Head is off!




      I have been slackin w/ the pix and almost got everything in jus gettin no fuel to the engine, need a fuel pump.

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      04-01-2008 10:46 PM #8
      Somebody's goin night night! lol

      Holy headgasket batman


      RTV'ed up and a new seal

      Look how ghetto MJM sendin me my lightened flywheel in a subway box LOL


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      04-01-2008 10:58 PM #9
      Eurospec lightened flywheel

      Its on b******!

      Pressure plate and clutch is on!

      Ready to be polished!

      New guide sleeve

      Is somethin missing?

      Its in and ready for departure lol

      New exhaust mani gasket

      Somebody's lipstick is showin!


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      04-01-2008 11:10 PM #10
      I love MK3's for the front end removal!

      SWEET!

      Nightvision!


      SHHHH! Its a sleeper! hahaha

      Wired up, radiator on


      This is why Im hot!!!

      Cant wait to hear this beast!



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      04-02-2008 01:02 AM #11
      Quote, originally posted by bansheelos »

      Somebody's lipstick is showin!

      My brothers dog touches up all the time.... sick thing, put the lipstick away!


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      04-09-2008 02:49 AM #12
      Quote, originally posted by bansheelos »

      Look how ghetto MJM sendin me my lightened flywheel in a subway box LOL

      FTW!!


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      04-01-2008 10:46 PM #13
      Good luck!

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      04-02-2008 01:52 AM #14
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      Good luck!

      Thanx! I have put so much work into getting this thing done and its almost all together. Once I get her running then its gonna be my wiring issues I have to tackle.

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      04-02-2008 07:17 AM #15
      in the pic of the tranny, you are missing something. the throwout bearing with the bracket and spring. also why do you have a distributor motor???

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      04-04-2008 07:40 PM #16
      Picked up #2 in good ol' Texas! Thanx Austin Veedubs! 2. Hydraulic line that goes from master to slave.

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      04-08-2008 07:58 AM #17
      Love my dub!

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      04-08-2008 08:23 AM #18

      Howdy, nice post.

      How did your upper chain tensioner, and lower guide/tensioner look when you pulled the timing chain cover off? At how many miles on the engine?

      Thanks,


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      04-08-2008 04:17 PM #19
      The kit that was put on was pnw, but didnt want to take any chances do I put in brand new kit anyways, there was no wear on the guides. They looked really good! Now I am selling them b/c I dont need them. Supposedly the mileage is 115k.

    20. 04-08-2008 10:49 PM #20
      how hard was the guide sleeve? im doing chains and clutch/flywheel, would i be able to get at it?

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      04-09-2008 08:02 AM #21
      Having the engine out made it so easy, dont think I can do it w/ it in the car! lol Guides was nothing really, you can def get to it cuz you have to pull the trans.

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      04-09-2008 09:15 AM #22
      Looks like fun!

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      04-09-2008 08:37 PM #23
      Pullin this bad boy was soooo much fun lol!

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      04-10-2008 08:20 AM #24
      Pending fuel pump, smoked tails on pix up soon!

    25. 04-18-2008 10:47 PM #25
      those first few pics made me happy that i have access to a garage, an engine lift, and all the proper tools i need and that what i am doing now is way easier then what others have done. thats hardcore to just do it with no hoist and still got it all properly finished. props!

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      04-13-2008 07:09 PM #26
      No show and go for Vero.

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      04-16-2008 07:59 AM #27
      Pending sale on another fuel pump tis weekend! Hope it works! Ready to run!

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      04-18-2008 04:33 PM #28
      This weekend is the weekend!

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      04-20-2008 02:00 AM #29
      Charging system is dead a$$! Need an alternator

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      04-21-2008 07:59 AM #30
      Fan is not turning on but got the car runnin!

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      04-21-2008 11:26 PM #31
      Radio doesnt work! Interior in! Pix up tomorrow!

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      04-23-2008 03:22 AM #32
      Quote, originally posted by bansheelos »
      Interior in! Pix up tomorrow!

      Need to paint a cpl of pieces but you get the idea everything should be black!


      Headliner lookin smooth!


      Trunk is blacked out!

      SWEET!

      The cockpit is almost done!


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      04-29-2008 05:41 PM #33
      Vero why do you have to be such a B-OTCH!

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      04-29-2008 07:49 PM #34
      Quote, originally posted by bansheelos »
      Vero why do you have to be such a B-OTCH!

      she is testing your worthiness...

      if it was easy, everyone would be driving a cheap vr...


      keep at it... it will be worth it.

      "Its cool to spool, but I'd rather be blown.." - JUS_GT_EYEZ

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      04-30-2008 07:54 AM #35
      Quote, originally posted by JUS_GT_EYEZ »

      she is testing your worthiness...

      if it was easy, everyone would be driving a cheap vr...


      keep at it... it will be worth it.


      You are my O B 1!

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