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    Thread: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

    1. Member Rocco_crossing's Avatar
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      03-30-2009 11:24 PM #76
      I dreamt several times today of driving it around. Then I remembered that I still have to rewire and install the battery before any of that can happen.
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      03-31-2009 08:40 AM #77
      put a new coil pack in and pluged a hole in a vacum hose. starts up first time now.
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    3. 03-31-2009 10:01 AM #78
      I looked at two of them today briefly.
      Waiting on parts for one of them.
      Sciroccos forever!
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      03-31-2009 12:19 PM #79
      I got mine back from paint today and put it into the garage. Ill start working on it tomorrow. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      www.rikerstardresser.com - I'm a donor, are you? - www.marrow.org

    5. 03-31-2009 12:59 PM #80
      Laughed as the neighbor kids told me to get a new car.

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      03-31-2009 03:19 PM #81
      Quote, originally posted by JonnyPhenomenon »
      WOW that sucks!!!

      I started in on the engine bay. made a "bracket" for my new coolant bottle, and filled in all my unwanted holes
      then I sanded. and sanded, and sanded and sanded....

      I HATE SANDING!


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      03-31-2009 03:22 PM #82
      I stared at it cuz I'm too broke right now to finish my ms install

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      03-31-2009 10:35 PM #83
      debadged my hatch ....it was cheaper than finding a replacement badge that fell off
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      03-31-2009 11:00 PM #84
      ripped my headlinder (not perfect to begin with tho) trying to remove the 16v rear axle w/ Koni's still attached.

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      04-01-2009 01:13 AM #85
      Installed new fuel tank.

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      04-01-2009 02:52 PM #86
      I washed one fender well. then it was too cold to go on so I put it away. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthdown.gif[/IMG]
      www.rikerstardresser.com - I'm a donor, are you? - www.marrow.org

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      04-01-2009 10:28 PM #87
      I got a carb syncing tool In the mail today to eventually help with my woes when the car Is actualy finished.
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      04-01-2009 10:40 PM #88
      installed my rebuilted alternator and checked the fuel pump relay...........

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      04-01-2009 11:09 PM #89
      Locked rodolfo in the garage......For safety.... there will be stranger in the property
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      04-01-2009 11:26 PM #90
      installed rear and front polyurethane control arm bushings, took a crack at ignition timing again.. still can't get to the bloody clutch markings, thus making it a more "trial and error" type of deal.. self alignment tomorrow? I hope..
      Tires soon.. there's one with wide bands of no rubber left..
      I'm basically riding on drag slicks.

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      04-02-2009 06:47 AM #91
      Replaced the driver's side tie rod:

      Plus did a aligment myself... it's a totaly different car now. I actualy have some grip

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      04-02-2009 07:36 AM #92
      Quote, originally posted by eurocco »
      Replaced the driver's side tie rod:

      Plus did a aligment myself... it's a totaly different car now. I actualy have some grip

      Remembered that I need to get the MkI aligned

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      04-05-2009 08:57 PM #93
      bypassed the rear brake proportioning valves, near the master cylinder
      much better [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      04-05-2009 09:01 PM #94
      committed oil pan suicide today [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      04-05-2009 09:31 PM #95
      carnage pics!!
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      04-05-2009 10:51 PM #96
      Took a lot of cutting but got some rabbit fender flares on my '79



      Still need to cut more on the front set and paint them plus paint the air dam the car color but that is for another day.
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    22. 04-06-2009 05:10 AM #97
      After a week of driving to work she got 5 whole gallons of premium.
      Patted her on the fender saying the Fiat's not #1. It just gets racing fuel...
      Right now? she's up on stands ready for some love tomorrow.
      Got the major house projects done.
      And while I'm thinking about it.
      Happy wife makes for happy life.


      Modified by buzzgun at 2:38 AM 4-6-2009

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      04-06-2009 08:35 AM #98
      I powder coated a bunch of parts yesterday. this new powder coating system is awesome!
      www.rikerstardresser.com - I'm a donor, are you? - www.marrow.org

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      04-06-2009 10:14 AM #99
      Quote, originally posted by JonnyPhenomenon »
      I powder coated a bunch of parts yesterday. this new powder coating system is awesome!

      ^ iz jealous of your pc system. all of my stuff is getting sent out soon.
      as for the rocco... picked up one of these bad boys
      LC-1 w/ DB gauge
      Quote Originally Posted by Amsterdam087 View Post
      its not your car...

    25. 04-06-2009 10:15 AM #100
      My 1980 Scirocco failed MD inspection mainly due to this:

      Its the pipe from the EGR valve to the Exhaust mani. According to the local parts dealer, the pipe is NLA (067-131-635-A).
      So I'm on the hunt for a replacement pipe, or a reasonable stand-in.
      UPDATE: With a lot of help I was able to locate one.


      Modified by Mash at 5:56 PM 4-6-2009
      Sciroccos forever!
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