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    Thread: What did you do to your Scirocco today?

    1. Member Neptuno's Avatar
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      05-21-2011 09:54 PM #2176
      Ok the axle is in, but not before:
      1) putting in the K-bar
      2) r/r the shifter bushings
      3) looked at the exhaust clips and told myself that is something for another day
      4) over torques one of the CV joint bolts and then busted it... the torque wrench rogue on me
      5) took all the cv bolts out and starded over
      6) almost burst a vain in fear that I busted that bolt flush with the axle cup.....
      7) prayed for rapture
      8) was able to walk the busted bolt by hand
      9) re-torqued everything, including the axle nut Boooya!
      10) placed car on ground, go to start it......

      11) dead battery.......checked bad at auto store......
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      The engine does not need oil, it runs on awesomeness.
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      And coyotes are actually pretty cool to get along with if you don't mess with 'em.

    2. Member falcon2000aj's Avatar
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      05-21-2011 11:04 PM #2177
      Cleaned up engine bay, powder coated some stuff, IC piping, and polished rad and IC top-

      Before-


      After




      Put on new wheel-



      Added some 75 bling-





      Last edited by falcon2000aj; 05-21-2011 at 11:06 PM.
      1977 Scirocco 20vT

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      05-22-2011 12:10 AM #2178
      Actually drove one! (for once)



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      05-22-2011 12:15 AM #2179
      Cool

      ... how far was your drive in the '75?
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      05-22-2011 12:22 AM #2180
      Quote Originally Posted by California 16v View Post
      Cool

      ... how far was your drive in the '75?
      According to the trip odometer, my trip to the beer store, butcher shop and around the neighbourhood for a little while was 0.8 miles
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      05-22-2011 12:38 AM #2181
      ordered tune up parts for the 81. Gotta do the basics

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      05-22-2011 02:17 PM #2182
      Started my smoothed all red tails......one down, one to go

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      05-22-2011 03:51 PM #2183
      I FINALLY,finally got the cold start on the MS correct!
      YES....

      Played with the fuel map and timing, lower pinging and its almost ready to drive to CINCY!!!!!

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      05-22-2011 04:02 PM #2184
      Tore it down.

      And got my new plate in the mail.
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      Wenn kein scirocco es ist nicht Scheiße!

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      05-22-2011 04:50 PM #2185
      Fixed the exhaust, started it, let it run for about 10- 15 min, then it died, wouldn't stay running, let it cool over night, now it starts but I don't think I hear the in tank pump running.
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      05-22-2011 05:03 PM #2186
      Drove to breakfast GTG. Got home and did an oil change.
      Personal responsibility, a lost art.

    12. 05-22-2011 05:34 PM #2187
      Repaired the "EX" engine from our WhiteCat today...

      Timing belt was torn to shreds...

      Put a new tensioner pulley and a new timing belt in....and the beast was resurrected

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      05-22-2011 08:00 PM #2188
      finally got the car running after the long winter. After all the work I have been putting into it (with the help of nico) and the new battery....the freaking car is still shaking..The brakes feel like crap...oh here added some fluid...nicer......steering wheel has been of center.....fixed that...the air horns had gone south....fixed that......

      Car still shakes....
      Wanted:Cirrus gray PS fender for S2 (one can dream) 1) Check your stash 2)Let me know
      Cheap parts wanted Mk3 ABA MT starter, RAIN GUTTER Seals/rubber

      Quote Originally Posted by Mtl-Marc View Post
      The engine does not need oil, it runs on awesomeness.
      Quote Originally Posted by Eistreiber View Post
      And coyotes are actually pretty cool to get along with if you don't mess with 'em.

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      05-22-2011 08:58 PM #2189
      Quote Originally Posted by Neptuno View Post
      Car still shakes....
      Its not a Chihuahua is it?

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      05-24-2011 11:49 PM #2190
      Took better look at my floor boards from the inside and the lower windshield rust is showing through more. Started looking into getting my supplies for the winter repair




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      05-25-2011 07:45 AM #2191
      Today the tires get mounted, wheels balanced and an alignment!
      Personal responsibility, a lost art.

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      05-25-2011 08:30 PM #2192
      My tires are in, mounted and forced balanced......Tomorrow they go on...

      Good vibes, fingers crossed.

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      05-25-2011 08:54 PM #2193
      Quote Originally Posted by Neptuno View Post
      My tires are in, mounted and forced balanced......Tomorrow they go on...

      Good vibes, fingers crossed.
      Nothing like having fresh rubber to bring a smile to your face.
      Personal responsibility, a lost art.

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      05-25-2011 09:49 PM #2194
      Quote Originally Posted by bigtavo View Post
      Nothing like having fresh rubber to bring a smile to your face.

      whoa...
      i good vibes... and sciroccos.
      Quote Originally Posted by sciroccojim
      Yes. Follow the adjustment procedure in the Bentley. Works like "magic."

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      That's just how we roll.

    20. Member Neptuno's Avatar
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      05-26-2011 08:35 AM #2195
      Quote Originally Posted by bigtavo View Post
      Nothing like having fresh rubber to bring a smile to your face.
      That is almost a signature quote..........should I?

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      05-26-2011 09:00 AM #2196
      Quote Originally Posted by Neptuno View Post
      Good vibes, fingers crossed.
      No vibes would be good.
      85 Scirocco (Walt), 85 Scirocco (Roxanne), 87 Scirocco 16V (Donnie Donor)

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      05-27-2011 10:31 PM #2197
      put a 2 1/4 exhaust on and run much better and no more exhaust leaks

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      05-27-2011 10:57 PM #2198
      New coil, plug wires, cap and rotor installed on the 81. neglected to change out the plugs the PO had put in it. OEM style Bosch wires wouldnt connect to them! Tried to start it on the old wires and found the fuel pump relay is caput

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      05-28-2011 04:15 PM #2199
      trying to figure out what is wrong with my car for the past 3 weeks now. I was told the spark plugs were garbage but thats not the problem and the wires are brand new so is the cap and rotor. Looks like its time to change the coil
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      05-28-2011 08:03 PM #2200
      Quote Originally Posted by theenico View Post
      No vibes would be good.

      Ha hahahah..... You are right...well Im vibeless


      Quote Originally Posted by 16v2a2vr6 View Post
      put a 2 1/4 exhaust on and run much better and no more exhaust leaks
      Hmmmmm I did the same....although I have to wait until tomorrow to finish....freaking rain...
      What is up with the monsoon season?

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