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    Thread: What did you do to your mk1 today?

    1. Member 83mk2scirocco's Avatar
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      05-10-2009 11:27 AM #76
      Ah I looked in the shed and found a shifter knob I salvaged of a 79 rabbit from the wrecking yard.Perfect fit.
      Who ever put that 79 in that yard should be drugged to death by a Rabbit. A 09 with a 2.0t for that matter!

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      05-10-2009 01:05 PM #77
      Quote, originally posted by All VW All the time »
      Motor a-building

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    3. 05-10-2009 01:30 PM #78

      bought these

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      I washed it!

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      05-11-2009 11:25 AM #82
      Ah, a new day I'm going to make a 120 mile round trip to pick up a wheel bearing,and go to affordable german to brag about my rabbit.
      Oh I will be doing this trip in my 83 wolfie rocco.

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      05-11-2009 12:00 PM #83
      Took it out for the first slalom event of the season and popped a brake line during tech inspection You can see the puddle of fluid under the car. Goodthing the event was just a Test & Tune and not part of the regular points season and better for it to pop a line during tech inspection. Time to replace all the lines.

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      05-12-2009 01:03 AM #84
      Irealized how much work I got ahead of me.

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      05-12-2009 01:16 AM #85
      Got my 6th alignment in the span of a month of doing some front end work (wheel bearings, etc)
      Car still pulls, wheel still shakes and is not centered.
      I promptly yelled various swear words traveling home...thinking maybe my tires are screwed.
      Still out of money...really need suspension...

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      05-12-2009 09:18 AM #86
      Quote, originally posted by egranlund »
      Got my 6th alignment in the span of a month of doing some front end work (wheel bearings, etc)
      Car still pulls, wheel still shakes and is not centered.
      I promptly yelled various swear words traveling home...thinking maybe my tires are screwed.
      Still out of money...really need suspension...
      X2 minus the non centered rim it could very well a seperated tire.If you spent that much money on alighnments they should have checked that problem.

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      05-12-2009 09:24 AM #87
      worked toward getting this running the other day

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      05-12-2009 09:34 AM #88
      Quote, originally posted by All VW All the time »
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      I can only think of one car this would be clearly at home in..

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    14. 05-12-2009 10:15 AM #89
      what did I do to my MK1 today....looked at it in disgust.
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      05-12-2009 11:10 PM #91
      Quote, originally posted by 83mk2scirocco &raquo;
      X2 minus the non centered rim it could very well a seperated tire.If you spent that much money on alighnments they should have checked that problem.
      Put back to gether my RF spindle wuth new bearing and peace and quite.Now i can drive again.

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      05-12-2009 11:12 PM #92

      just about finished up the rain tray, and did some work on lengthening the harness.

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      05-12-2009 11:27 PM #93
      I picked it up !
      84' coupe, beige on beige !
      Doesn't run right now.. needs a starter, and a rad. Also needs wheel cylinders (and a brake bleed)
      Went and picked it up for the staggering price of $FREE
      Shell is in very good shape (considering it has 402,000kms)

      I'm excited to have an A1 . . . my first VW was a scirocco.. then I went to mk2's (i still have one). . should be a fun project

    19. 05-12-2009 11:51 PM #94
      great find man...coupes are the biz....
      and on another note...
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      05-13-2009 01:17 AM #95
      polished my antenna ...thought I was actually productive today till I see you guys shaving bays and re-building engines

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      05-13-2009 01:21 AM #96
      Quote, originally posted by Darth LE9C &raquo;
      polished my antenna ...thought I was actually productive today till I see you guys shaving bays and re-building engines
      At least you dont have to thousands tiny rusty spots to wire brush Ive been doing it for a week and only got the roof done.

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      05-13-2009 03:36 AM #97
      Washed car and pretended not to see all the rust bubbles on the roof rails.

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      05-13-2009 08:09 AM #98
      Quote, originally posted by OLD-GTI &raquo;
      what did I do to my MK1 today....looked at it in disgust.

      uh-ohhh

      made a to do list of things to do before the weekend... my to do lists never seem to get shorter.
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    24. 05-13-2009 08:19 AM #99
      5th. gear swap.
      Off this week without pay. Current economy
      Working all week getting Red Wow back together.
      There are some good hybrids.... The ones that burn gasoline and rubber!
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      05-13-2009 09:25 AM #100
      I get to drive my rabbit to work.Who care if it dont got floor boards its a Wabbit. It needs way more suspension work.WAY more.But its ok cuz I got a rabbit.A 77 rabbit.


      Modified by 83mk2scirocco at 3:53 PM 5-13-2009

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