I washed SoWo off of her....
Installed new door handle, while I prep and clean the old one, also installed heated seat switch from a passat, and gauge pod, need to buy the gauge now lol
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Decided I wanted to fix the little bit of squeal in my front brakes at low-speed stops. Little bit of 100-grit sandpaper did the trick (left is untouched, right is sanded).
Also, I don't remember how thick the pads are to start with, but I have 7.495mm of pad left (not including backing plate) after 47,640 miles. I think that's pretty good. And those are just plain old Jurids.
So in the process of doing that, it involves taking the wheels off, and I figured since it has been 11,000 miles, I should rotate them, and while they're all off.. clean them, too.
Yeah, three of them are made in Canada, one is made in Britain. Weird how that works out.
Finally welded up my rocker exit exhaust I started monthes ago, and threw it on.
Rebuilt a late mk4 shifter box, and swapped it out with the worn out Mk4 one that was already in it.
Threw some more parts at the bench polisher.
Then forgot my camera when I left for home.
Still waiting on him to show up with it. But I'm in the process of finding a new shop space, so when I move (read clean up the mess) everything I'll have an accurate inventory of trans parts. But If you need it before then, I can source and build you one forsure. I can get full core trans all day no issue. Any idea what you are looking for gearing/final drive wise yet?
Looking for something a little longer than what I have now (the 16v o2a), first and second come way too quickly and I drop into third way too deep and come out of power. Basically looking for something very streetable that's not going to kill my slip times when I really start putting down power. Do what you think is best, no rush, will probably have the $$$ in about 1-2 months.
installed cx racing coilovers got done late last night n of course now its raining today so no pics yet will put em up tomorrow when i get them ... and go and find out that the piston boot on my one rear caliper is f'ed up so gotta rebuild that now...an next up get a new gasket for the sunroof than put the rear interior back in new wrapped headliner the black visors i found out of a cabby need to find a black sunroof switch n motor cover an debating if i should use the beetle donut style headrests i got or sell em n use the reg ones still also waiting on my extended lug nuts to throw my spacers on
- Rokkor coils,
- New bushings all arounds,
- BFI .5 motor mounts.
Re spraying the rims with a black face and white dish. Ignore the scuff from an ******* in a parking lot
Whaaat a difference from my old set up! Still to do:
- Control arms w/ R32/TT bushings
- Center caps on the way
- TAKE CARE OF RUST!
Began removing my stick-on Moldings, today I finished it, getting ready for the clip on ones!!!
Josiah "Mac" - Previous S/N: BMW4L1F3
2002 - GTi 24v VR6 - six speed. Koni coilovers.
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'13 Jetta Sportwagen TDi DSG Tempest Blue - wife's baby hauler
Swapped in an 02J with a Bildon Motorsport LSD. New custom gear selector, Sparco seat with harnesses, Momo wheel, new vented rotors, green stuff pads, fat H&R wheel spacers, helmet hanger, VW SCCA contingency decals, waxed it and took it for a good beat run on some fun NH backwoods gravel roads to make sure it hooks up. No more 1 wheel peel = faster laps.