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    Thread: Project VERO!

    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!:

      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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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:


      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]


      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 [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emlove.gif[/IMG] 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 10:46 PM #9
      Good luck! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      04-01-2008 10:58 PM #10
      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 #11
      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 #12
      Quote, originally posted by bansheelos &raquo;
      Somebody's lipstick is showin!

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

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      04-02-2008 01:50 AM #13
      Tried to but I broke it! Had to get a new slave, jus need the line now!

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      04-02-2008 01:52 AM #14
      Quote, originally posted by myreversewave &raquo;
      Good luck! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      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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      04-02-2008 09:42 AM #16
      I forgot to take a pic w/ the throwout bearing on. The clutch kit came w/ a brand new throwout bearing. That wud def suck if I forgot to put that on LOL When doin somethin like this its better to take your time so you dont forget anything. Its a swapped in motor of a early VR. Its not a VR from a jetta or a golf. Its actually a corrado VR.

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      04-02-2008 09:56 AM #17
      Things left to do:
      1. Get fuel pump
      2. Hydraulic line that goes from master to slave.
      3. Tail light wiring is acting up.
      4. Trim headliner.
      5. Throw dash in.
      6. Get pass GTI tail light
      7. Black pass. side fender
      8. Black bumper

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      04-02-2008 11:12 AM #18
      Where does the guide sleeve go? Looks familiar but i'm drawing a blank... haha
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      04-02-2008 04:27 PM #19
      the guide sleeve bolts to the case of the tranny in the bellhousing. the shaft goes through it and the throwout bearing slides over it.

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      04-04-2008 07:40 PM #20
      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 #21
      Love my dub! [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      04-08-2008 08:23 AM #22

      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 #23
      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.

    24. 04-08-2008 10:49 PM #24
      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 02:49 AM #25
      Quote, originally posted by bansheelos &raquo;
      Look how ghetto MJM sendin me my lightened flywheel in a subway box LOL

      FTW!!

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