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    Thread: What did u do to your Mark3 yesterday?

    1. Member Dubblovinboyy's Avatar
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      08-20-2012 10:26 AM #22471
      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

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      08-20-2012 11:33 AM #22472
      got some gas...

      Last edited by 2pt. slo; 08-20-2012 at 11:35 AM.

    3. Member Spiller337's Avatar
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      08-20-2012 03:33 PM #22473
      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.
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      08-20-2012 08:52 PM #22474
      didnt do anything to it yesterday
      but i did get some goodies for it

    5. Junior Member VW1138's Avatar
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      08-20-2012 09:43 PM #22475
      Made some progress on latest project. Almost time for paint.




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      08-21-2012 12:23 AM #22476
      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 2015, anyone?

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      08-21-2012 01:26 AM #22477
      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!!!

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      08-21-2012 03:01 AM #22478
      Polished up another Hex cap for the RS im rebuilding. Take like 6 hours each, but totally worth it. Only 2 left to do...




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      08-21-2012 10:34 AM #22479
      Started the swap today will be steering wheel and the rest of the red lit shiz

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      08-21-2012 10:51 AM #22480
      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.

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      08-21-2012 11:27 AM #22481
      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.

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      08-21-2012 02:11 PM #22482
      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

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      08-21-2012 03:42 PM #22483
      got grass clippings on it

      suprised they made it all the way to to work without being blown off the door/rocker
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      08-21-2012 06:44 PM #22484
      bought a rear bumper....sanded down the scratches and got it ready to paint

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      08-21-2012 07:15 PM #22485
      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...

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      08-21-2012 09:21 PM #22486
      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

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      08-21-2012 10:40 PM #22487
      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

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      put put BANG!!!
      08-21-2012 10:46 PM #22488
      thought about finishing my interior but then the bar happened maybe tomorrow ill get something done

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      08-22-2012 08:16 AM #22489



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

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      08-22-2012 09:02 AM #22490
      moved one to clean up the cabrio.

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      08-22-2012 12:28 PM #22491
      installed turbosmart manual contoller on the vrt, loving 15lbs
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      08-22-2012 12:51 PM #22492
      Drove it, after 1 week out of the city.

      Washed it.
      Cleaned the engine and engine bay
      Cleaned the interior and applied leather treatment.
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      08-22-2012 01:51 PM #22493
      made and installed a custom shift knob


      first one to do it, dont bite!

    24. Member Deezy's Avatar
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      08-22-2012 02:01 PM #22494
      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!

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      08-22-2012 02:46 PM #22495
      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.
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      08-22-2012 11:31 PM #22496
      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!

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      08-23-2012 08:06 AM #22497
      Moved it out the way to pull out the ZX10r...

    28. Member csrgti's Avatar
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      08-23-2012 10:01 AM #22498
      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.

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      08-23-2012 10:10 AM #22499
      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.

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      08-23-2012 10:47 AM #22500
      Ordered cx racing coils...just waiting for them to be get here! Also did the "Joey" mod

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      08-23-2012 12:17 PM #22501
      Took some starter pics of it for my mod/build/resto thread.

    32. 08-23-2012 03:29 PM #22502
      Quote Originally Posted by csrgti View Post
      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.
      I'm worried about the weight and momentum in an accident. Good luck to you and your passengers when you get hit in the head with a bat upon impact.

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      08-23-2012 04:04 PM #22503
      Bought a window regulator for the passenger door. Might put it in today.

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    34. 08-23-2012 05:03 PM #22504
      Installed a mkIV R shift knob into my mk3


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      08-23-2012 06:09 PM #22505


      Almost got my motor pulled, have to figure out the best way to get it out w/o a cherry picker

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