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      11-01-2010 11:24 PM #76
      Time to install a clutch and flywheel.

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      11-02-2010 01:52 AM #78
      Mmmmmmmm

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      11-04-2010 03:39 PM #79
      The starter gear from the flywheel came off while we were taking off the clutch, so after getting the entertainment of watching my brother trying to push it back on, I let him know that you need to heat the starter gear up then it will drop on the flywheel no problem. So we just dropped it in the barbeque for an hour or so. Then it just dropped on!
      The Hammered Mk1

    10. 11-04-2010 04:30 PM #80
      Why did you cut off the flex points? There's a reason they were there. Your downpipe is probably going to break right at the flange.

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      11-04-2010 04:58 PM #81
      Hopefully not! We didn't have enough room for the flex pipe. But the motor mounts are poly so there 'shouldn't' be much play
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      12-30-2010 02:41 AM #82
      Any updates???

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      03-30-2011 02:11 PM #83
      Ahh updates...

      Well we put a clutch in and put the engine back in,

      we then struggled for weeks trying to get the correct pulley/alternator/belt set up

      then winter rolled in and we've just fiddled every now and again with it

      We'll get some pictures up soon.

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      03-30-2011 02:17 PM #84
      if you make a wiring harness from scratch that doesn't fallow the stock set up (plugging into relays vs the fuse panel) draw a wiring diagram

      Even if you use the correct color wires, you're going to forget what you did

      I don't care how clever you think you are

      It's easier drawing it as you're making it vs. going back and trying to trace wires to see what's going where.

      Especially when it's a mkII engine in a mkI with mkIII & mkIV wire and Saab relays(although relays are relays) I think that the contact with swedenism has an effect on them

    15. 03-30-2011 02:28 PM #85
      that exhaust is gonna snap
      I'm a giant.. My name is Matias
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      Yes...but let's pretend there is no internet and you have to fix the problem by thinking through a solution.
      Tell me your solution, and then I will give you my idea to fix the problem.
      Cheers, WWR.

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      03-30-2011 03:09 PM #86
      Tons of good work!!! Keep it up!

      Is the a second gen gauge cluster??

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      05-25-2011 10:49 AM #87
      Yes the gauge cluster is a second gen cluster!
      If the exhaust snaps then it will be replaced with a mk1 16v header, Techtonics cat, and a techtonics 2.25 cat-back.

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      07-27-2011 04:41 PM #88
      little update:
      The car runs fine now. Needs a little bit of work! Projects are never finished! Passed emissions with our fake cat! I just had to mix a little E85 to lean it out a little, but just for the testing period.

      I took it to a tire shop to get new tires put on the front. Some kid went crazy with the torque wrench and stripped my hub. He also put the wrong wheel weights on, so on my way back to the shop they flew off!

      Anyway once I get it back its new tie rods and boots as well as a wheel bearing!
      I replaced the ghetto-fab fog with a HELIA (Hella knock-off)
      Compressed the Rear Bumper

      Eventually some 13x8's

      pictures will be uploaded soon
      Last edited by danderso; 07-27-2011 at 04:47 PM.

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      12-29-2011 07:06 PM #89
      Just a couple of videos, taken in a remote area with no bystanders

      http://youtu.be/ECkrQyISRVw

      http://youtu.be/PeErW1kfgbE



      comments?

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      12-29-2011 07:47 PM #90
      Good job!

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      12-29-2011 08:56 PM #91
      Thanks!
      Looking to get a deep duckbill now and some wheels!
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      12-29-2011 10:22 PM #92
      holy special olympics welding batman!
      SPOONFEDTUNING - For all of your carbon fiber Corrado needs.
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      12-29-2011 10:33 PM #93
      Quote Originally Posted by TheBurninator View Post
      holy special olympics welding batman!
      thank you!

      haha that's a $80 welder for you! Gets the job done but defiantly not pretty!

      But I still think this guy has me beat!
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...-manifold-fail

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      12-29-2011 10:47 PM #94
      that.... exhaust...

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      12-30-2011 12:08 AM #95
      Quote Originally Posted by vento86 View Post
      that.... exhaust...
      yay or nay?

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      12-30-2011 01:03 AM #97
      I dig it..

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      12-30-2011 01:22 AM #98
      thanks guys!

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      12-30-2011 01:53 AM #99
      Quote Originally Posted by TheBurninator View Post
      holy special olympics welding batman!

      I used to wipe my boogers in the armpit of my shirt but I found a new place to put them.

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      12-31-2011 02:43 AM #100
      Quote Originally Posted by Pigsdofly View Post
      I used to wipe my boogers in the armpit of my shirt but I found a new place to put them.
      Holy ****!!!! You are alive!!!!
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      12-31-2011 02:54 AM #101
      Quote Originally Posted by danderso View Post
      thank you!

      haha that's a $80 welder for you! Gets the job done but defiantly not pretty!

      But I still think this guy has me beat!
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...-manifold-fail
      You just don't know how to weld...
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      01-01-2012 04:35 AM #102
      Lets just say you get good at grinding before you get good at welding...

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      01-01-2012 10:17 AM #103
      Good to see some Westminster boys getting hard at work! I'm down in Wheat Ridge but my 16v is not progressing very quickly. Keep up the good work!

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      01-01-2012 04:52 PM #104
      Quote Originally Posted by T-Giv View Post
      Good to see some Westminster boys getting hard at work! I'm down in Wheat Ridge but my 16v is not progressing very quickly. Keep up the good work!
      Thanks! It's yours the mars red euro plastic bumper round headlights mk1?

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      01-01-2012 10:42 PM #105
      That's the one. You'll have to come down and check it out. Once I get some things done on it we can go for a cruise of the upper west side.

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