Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Page 643 of 784 FirstFirst ... 143543593633639640641642643644645646647653693743 ... LastLast
    Results 22,471 to 22,505 of 27421

    Thread: What did u do to your Mark3 yesterday?

    1. Member Deezy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 3rd, 2009
      Location
      Waco, TX
      Posts
      2,861
      Vehicles
      1988 GTI VR6 - 1990 Jetta Wolfsburg 8v - 1963 ghia 1600 - 2005 GMC Sierra Z71
      08-19-2012 11:13 PM #22471
      Today...
      Replaced broken crack pipe.
      Left hood latch unhooked like an idiot and spent 2 hours getting the hood open...
      Now I need to order a crank sensor...
      Race it, Break it, Fix it, Repeat.

    2. Member nemo1ner's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 5th, 2004
      Location
      NJ
      Posts
      9,124
      Vehicles
      1983 GTI; 1993 Trek
      08-19-2012 11:14 PM #22472
      Autocrossed with the Porsche club. I think I had the lowest HP car in attendance and managed a time of 76 seconds. Would have gotten 74 if I didn't understeer into a cone. The track-prepped Porsche's, BMW's and Miatas were hitting low 60's, down to 54 seconds.

      Not bad, considering that 2 MK4's (VR and 1.8T) were in the high 60's to low 70's on sticky tires and good suspension setups.

      76 seconds slammed on racelands with a stock 2.0 and all-seasons? I'll take that.
      Last edited by nemo1ner; 08-19-2012 at 11:17 PM.
      //COOLWATERmotorsport
      |F0TZ3 HA5E| - The Project
      VWVolkshaus: Haus des Verrückten

    3. Member V-dubbulyuh's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 13th, 2005
      Posts
      4,415
      Vehicles
      Mk3 VRT, Mk4 VRT, Mk4 VRT, A3 VR, B5 1.8BT
      08-20-2012 07:34 AM #22473
      Put some miles on the motor after a complete re-ring.
      "OP sounds like a MKIV guy"

    4. Member PKstrategy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 21st, 2004
      Location
      SoCal
      Posts
      17,245
      Vehicles
      CC, MK3
      08-20-2012 10:49 AM #22474
      drove it to drop my boy to the aiport.
      major tire rubbage.

    5. Member Dubblovinboyy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Feb 5th, 2010
      Location
      Brooklyn NY
      Posts
      200
      Vehicles
      97 Gti VR6.. SCRAPPED 97 Jetta GLX
      08-20-2012 11:26 AM #22475
      Dropped the tranny got the broken bolt out only to realize that the throw out bearring was cooked and also that my rear main seal is leaking. smh now on to ordering new parts... yeahbuddy

    6. Member 2pt. slo's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 4th, 2004
      Location
      Creedmoor, NC
      Posts
      5,601
      Vehicles
      98' GTI 2.0T, 12' TDI SportWagen
      08-20-2012 12:33 PM #22476
      got some gas...

      Last edited by 2pt. slo; 08-20-2012 at 12:35 PM.

    7. Member Spiller337's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 26th, 2009
      Location
      LI NY
      Posts
      3,927
      Vehicles
      '97 GTI VR6, '97 Golf 2.slow
      08-20-2012 04:33 PM #22477
      Raised the racelands in the front, installed a cup kit in the back.

      The to do list just keeps getting longer the more I check off. Weird, innit?
      -alignment
      -window regulator + motor
      -e brake cables

      Lesser priority is:
      -order cx racing coils
      -reupholster headliner (****ing monsoon)
      -patch rust on quarter panel
      -new fender and hood
      -PAINT

      Hopefully most of that will be crossed off before H20.
      Quote Originally Posted by Ernie McCracken View Post
      Something something haters something YOLO, etc.
      @Spiller337

    8. Member mikeone718's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jun 28th, 2006
      Location
      Queens NYC
      Posts
      4,216
      08-20-2012 09:52 PM #22478
      didnt do anything to it yesterday
      but i did get some goodies for it

    9. Junior Member VW1138's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 3rd, 2012
      Location
      Grand Haven Mi
      Posts
      33
      Vehicles
      96 VW Gti VR6
      08-20-2012 10:43 PM #22479
      Made some progress on latest project. Almost time for paint.




    10. Member Sky-Fi's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 19th, 2008
      Location
      Charleston, SC
      Posts
      1,981
      Vehicles
      97 LG5R Jetta GLS
      08-21-2012 01:23 AM #22480
      After only driving 13 miles in the past almost two weeks, I finally had to run an errand that involved using the Interstate. Rev limiter in 2nd and 3rd twice. Really wish I had a VR.
      We need a series like this state-side. I'm in if there is one, or will be one. VW Cup 2014/5, anyone?

      Odometer: 157884mi | 249 full tanks | 78,161.3mi | 2,724.709gal | 28.68611mpg | US$0.10297/mi

    11. Member swirvtheman's Avatar
      Join Date
      Sep 8th, 2011
      Location
      From Cincinnati, Oh to Höör, Sweden
      Posts
      369
      Vehicles
      96 VW Golf VR6
      08-21-2012 02:26 AM #22481
      Cracked my brand-new LIP trying to get out of father-in-laws crazy driveway. PISSED!!!

      She keeps tellin me you should sell that POS everyday. And then I consider the alternative. A quiet, boring, lil eco box. And then when im on the on ramp to the highway I punch it and wind out 3rd gear and hear that intake and the exhaust together in perfect harmony as it rips a humongous hole in the ozone layer and causes the spontaneous explosions of tree huggers faces . I my VR6!!!

    12. Member
      Join Date
      Aug 5th, 2010
      Location
      Australia
      Posts
      317
      Vehicles
      Current: 95 1.8 2 door Golf CL. Past: 94 4 door vr6 golf.
      08-21-2012 04:01 AM #22482
      Polished up another Hex cap for the RS im rebuilding. Take like 6 hours each, but totally worth it. Only 2 left to do...




    13. Member Low Sugar's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 30th, 2008
      Location
      Wackachusetts
      Posts
      1,560
      Vehicles
      1926 Model T
      08-21-2012 11:34 AM #22483
      Started the swap today will be steering wheel and the rest of the red lit shiz

      Pebble Pushers Anonymous

    14. Member PKstrategy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 21st, 2004
      Location
      SoCal
      Posts
      17,245
      Vehicles
      CC, MK3
      08-21-2012 11:51 AM #22484
      Quote Originally Posted by mikeone718 View Post
      didnt do anything to it yesterday
      but i did get some goodies for it
      can't wait til we get do work on her!

      drove mine to get a much needed haircut.
      ordered more parts for the other one.

    15. Member Deezy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 3rd, 2009
      Location
      Waco, TX
      Posts
      2,861
      Vehicles
      1988 GTI VR6 - 1990 Jetta Wolfsburg 8v - 1963 ghia 1600 - 2005 GMC Sierra Z71
      08-21-2012 12:27 PM #22485
      Took off the schrick intake for a compression test. Turned out ok. I broke a couple plug wires.... grrr. But they are old anyways... also found out the PO uses bosche platinum plugs... gay.
      Water pump.is leaking out the weap hole. Pretty bad so I'm replacing that today and tomorrow.might be spark plugs and wires.

      Sent from my Desire HD using Tapatalk 2
      Race it, Break it, Fix it, Repeat.

    16. Junior Member thatguymason's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 17th, 2011
      Location
      West Lawn, PA
      Posts
      57
      Vehicles
      MK7 GTI SE
      08-21-2012 03:11 PM #22486
      Quote Originally Posted by Deezy View Post
      I like the way you jumped into the car. Freaking awesome you had both feet in mid air and just flew in.
      Lol yeah. Parkour jetta

    17. Member WakusPakus's Avatar
      Join Date
      Feb 13th, 2012
      Location
      860 and 727
      Posts
      2,476
      Vehicles
      2005 Outback XT, Truck, Boat, Quad
      08-21-2012 04:42 PM #22487
      got grass clippings on it

      suprised they made it all the way to to work without being blown off the door/rocker
      Quote Originally Posted by 2.0T_Convert View Post
      Giant deer orgy statue, whale sex videos, and turtle pee-pee which pops out like a pouncing snake.

    18. Member hershpga's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 27th, 2012
      Location
      MD
      Posts
      156
      Vehicles
      95 Jetta
      08-21-2012 07:44 PM #22488
      bought a rear bumper....sanded down the scratches and got it ready to paint

    19. Semi-n00b NevynPA's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 18th, 2012
      Location
      18603, PA, USA
      Posts
      18
      Vehicles
      1997 Jetta GLS EV conversion
      08-21-2012 08:15 PM #22489
      Got the driver's side windows down! This is an accomplishment as the battery cables were missing when it was given to me and the engine is currently pulled.

      Man, that alarm system is ANNOYING when then engine and battery are both missing...

    20. Member LBundy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Mar 17th, 2010
      Location
      Pittsburgh,PA
      Posts
      826
      Vehicles
      MkIII GTI TDI
      08-21-2012 10:21 PM #22490
      received some parts from idparts.com and hoping to get the last few parts needed for the tdi this week. next week starts the real fun will be well worth it in the end

    21. Member ZACHER3tuning's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 12th, 2008
      Location
      The High Desert...
      Posts
      7,794
      Vehicles
      3 MK3 GTI VR6'''s...
      08-21-2012 11:40 PM #22491
      got lots more parts for the garage queen...also bought gaets vr6 swap for my buddies golf gl...i keep starting new projects instead of finishing my own
      Geld und Macht bringt korruption!!!
      Von allen je gebauten volkswagens,steht man Kopf über den rest,den mk3 golf VR6

      "stop telling lies about me, and ill stop telling the truth about you"...MD.
      WWW.1stVWparts.com

    22. Member project95mk3's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 27th, 2009
      Location
      Hales Corners WI
      Posts
      1,585
      Vehicles
      put put BANG!!!
      08-21-2012 11:46 PM #22492
      thought about finishing my interior but then the bar happened maybe tomorrow ill get something done

    23. Member Deezy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 3rd, 2009
      Location
      Waco, TX
      Posts
      2,861
      Vehicles
      1988 GTI VR6 - 1990 Jetta Wolfsburg 8v - 1963 ghia 1600 - 2005 GMC Sierra Z71
      08-22-2012 09:16 AM #22493



      Do work son!
      Race it, Break it, Fix it, Repeat.

    24. Member PKstrategy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 21st, 2004
      Location
      SoCal
      Posts
      17,245
      Vehicles
      CC, MK3
      08-22-2012 10:02 AM #22494
      moved one to clean up the cabrio.

    25. Member kushdubber's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jun 8th, 2010
      Location
      Btown
      Posts
      533
      Vehicles
      ching chong
      08-22-2012 01:28 PM #22495
      installed turbosmart manual contoller on the vrt, loving 15lbs
      BR3TZKY - insf.funds

    26. Member perickomx's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 13th, 2007
      Location
      Tijuana, Mexico
      Posts
      1,781
      Vehicles
      97 Jetta GLX, 80 Caddy Vr6, 98 Gti VR6 x2
      08-22-2012 01:51 PM #22496
      Drove it, after 1 week out of the city.

      Washed it.
      Cleaned the engine and engine bay
      Cleaned the interior and applied leather treatment.
      Westside Mexico: www.westsidemexico.com

      Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WSMexico

      We all have a secret, at least under the hood!!

    27. Junior Member
      Join Date
      Jul 24th, 2012
      Location
      San Jose, California
      Posts
      24
      Vehicles
      96 MK3 GTI
      08-22-2012 02:51 PM #22497
      made and installed a custom shift knob


      first one to do it, dont bite!

    28. Member Deezy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 3rd, 2009
      Location
      Waco, TX
      Posts
      2,861
      Vehicles
      1988 GTI VR6 - 1990 Jetta Wolfsburg 8v - 1963 ghia 1600 - 2005 GMC Sierra Z71
      08-22-2012 03:01 PM #22498
      Quote Originally Posted by daviddoesntgaf View Post
      made and installed a custom shift knob


      first one to do it, dont bite!
      Does not seem good on the linkage/shift box... too much "torque" like a breaker bar. Best of luck to ya!

      Sent from my Desire HD using Tapatalk 2
      Race it, Break it, Fix it, Repeat.

    29. Member Spiller337's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 26th, 2009
      Location
      LI NY
      Posts
      3,927
      Vehicles
      '97 GTI VR6, '97 Golf 2.slow
      08-22-2012 03:46 PM #22499
      Picked up a new window regulator + motor, fender, and hood.

      Between work and class though I really don't have much time to get anything done. Trying to get the window fixed and alignment set so I can get it back on the road asap.
      Quote Originally Posted by Ernie McCracken View Post
      Something something haters something YOLO, etc.
      @Spiller337

    30. Junior Member
      Join Date
      Jul 24th, 2012
      Location
      San Jose, California
      Posts
      24
      Vehicles
      96 MK3 GTI
      08-23-2012 12:31 AM #22500
      Quote Originally Posted by Deezy View Post
      Does not seem good on the linkage/shift box... too much "torque" like a breaker bar. Best of luck to ya!

      Sent from my Desire HD using Tapatalk 2
      i just use the handle of the bat on the base to shift, it's no different than a regular shift knob really.
      thanks for the look out though!

    31. Member
      Join Date
      Jan 25th, 2012
      Location
      Anywhere, Everywhere
      Posts
      345
      Vehicles
      Variety is the spice of life...1. 84 GTi 16vT, 2. 95 Cabrio VR6T, 3. 2010 S1KRR, 4. 09 Honda Pilot
      08-23-2012 09:06 AM #22501
      Moved it out the way to pull out the ZX10r...

    32. Member csrgti's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 18th, 2009
      Location
      Central Florida
      Posts
      3,421
      Vehicles
      past Scirocco, Gli16V, Scirocco16v, Cabriolet, present 84GTi,96GTi
      08-23-2012 11:01 AM #22502
      Quote Originally Posted by daviddoesntgaf View Post
      made and installed a custom shift knob


      first one to do it, dont bite!
      I'm not usually one to put down other peoples work,but this is just horrible looking. Additionally all that weight and momentum will screw up your transmission.

    33. Member PKstrategy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 21st, 2004
      Location
      SoCal
      Posts
      17,245
      Vehicles
      CC, MK3
      08-23-2012 11:10 AM #22503
      yeah if it's temporary and for ****s and giggles, it's cool. otherwise, pretty dumb.
      but to each, their own.

      as for me, painted some parts for the other GTI.
      Received some parts for both of them.

    34. Member hershpga's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 27th, 2012
      Location
      MD
      Posts
      156
      Vehicles
      95 Jetta
      08-23-2012 11:47 AM #22504
      Ordered cx racing coils...just waiting for them to be get here! Also did the "Joey" mod

    35. Semi-n00b NevynPA's Avatar
      Join Date
      May 18th, 2012
      Location
      18603, PA, USA
      Posts
      18
      Vehicles
      1997 Jetta GLS EV conversion
      08-23-2012 01:17 PM #22505
      Took some starter pics of it for my mod/build/resto thread.

    Page 643 of 784 FirstFirst ... 143543593633639640641642643644645646647653693743 ... LastLast

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •