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    Thread: What did you do to your 80/90/Coupe/Cabrio today ?

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      01-22-2011 11:03 PM #106
      Tore the front end off the car to do the timing belt and exhaust manifold gaskets. Glad I'm doing both even though the car could be down for week due to time constraints.


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      Might not be able to see it, but the belt has seen better days.


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      Front gasket was blown out and causing a ticking sound. Also having to replace the front and rear top exhaust manifolds studs. Will be glad to have the ticking sound go away.


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      01-24-2011 01:52 PM #107
      Removed my pin stripes.




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      01-27-2011 10:36 AM #108
      Dropped her 3inches in the front, 2.5 in the rear, still not low enough.



      sub frame clearance.^^
      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

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      01-27-2011 11:08 AM #109
      il fumo uccide

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      01-28-2011 07:09 AM #110
      Well I bought my 93 90CS FWD on tuesday night. froze my ass off on the hour ride home. pulled it in the garage. tore out the glovebox and pulled the blower motor. come to find the tumbler fell off of the shaft. got it put back together and now i have heat. then last night I replaced the passenger front shock. talk about a P.I.T.A. and then my gauge cluster lights just went out.

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      01-29-2011 05:42 AM #111
      Quote Originally Posted by GVZBORA View Post
      and then my gauge cluster lights just went out.
      when/if you fix this let me know how it goes and what was wrong.

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      01-29-2011 09:19 AM #112
      what did i do today? bought my coupes older twin brother who had a hard life on the streets...

      so what needs to be fixed?

      Here is the "current" list

      Wheel bearing
      2 window regulators
      door cards/handles need attention
      a through cleaning
      Heater core(currently bypassed)
      find out why blue painters tape is holding on the isv
      re-key, the key only works in the ignition and apparently there is no door key.
      drivers seat needs a make over
      new steering wheel, this one is the type you can drive with handcuffs on....


      The car actually runs REALLY good, it turns over in half a second, you can tell it doesn't want to die yet.
      So over the next few weeks we'll start reconstructing this one... it isn't as nice as the red coupe i found, but it does run and i don't have to swap an engine into it, so that is a plus.






















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      02-06-2011 12:35 AM #113
      I swapped everything under the timing covers tonight with new replacements and replaced the exhaust manifold gaskets too. Had it disassembled already as seen above. Assembly should be pretty straightforward from here. This engine compartment really needs some heavy degreaser love. Too bad it will have to wait until it's warmer out.


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      02-06-2011 12:49 AM #114
      just got a new (FREE, gotta love walmart's exchange/warranty) battery, mine had zero power when it was under 15 degrees....

      Quote Originally Posted by mhc303 View Post
      Dropped her 3inches in the front, 2.5 in the rear, still not low enough.
      IMO that's a waste of a quattro, there goes all your offroad/deep powder capability...
      though, i like the way your car looks.
      Last edited by minimotos95; 02-06-2011 at 01:26 AM.

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      02-10-2011 12:37 AM #115
      Quote Originally Posted by minimotos95 View Post


      IMO that's a waste of a quattro, there goes all your offroad/deep powder capability...
      though, i like the way your car looks.
      got a foot of standing snow on my road right now, she does fine, going a inch and a half lower soon.
      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

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      02-14-2011 12:31 AM #116
      Slammed her
      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

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      02-16-2011 07:54 PM #117





      got bondo dust all up in my nose still... lol
      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

      1988 Audi 80 Quattro.

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      03-07-2011 01:00 AM #118
      new shoes!




      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

      1988 Audi 80 Quattro.

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      03-19-2011 08:11 PM #119




      rear



      now all i need is some Rolling Shots
      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

      1988 Audi 80 Quattro.

    15. 03-21-2011 08:54 AM #120
      Installed a key-less entry lit from rightclick, and new speakers.

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      03-21-2011 12:11 PM #121
      Quote Originally Posted by superfan99 View Post
      Installed a key-less entry lit from rightclick, and new speakers.
      Hey,

      I have rightclick and i was reading the instructions once before i missplaced them.
      I contacted with them, they said they will email me the pdf, but still nothing.

      Can you give me some hint what did you do, how did you start, any tricks?
      (i have a good mid skill for low volt things)
      So please give me some details. (Just dont remember what wire should i cut, etc)

      Thank you!

      Chris

    17. 03-21-2011 01:28 PM #122
      Quote Originally Posted by varia View Post
      Hey,

      I have rightclick and i was reading the instructions once before i missplaced them.
      I contacted with them, they said they will email me the pdf, but still nothing.

      Can you give me some hint what did you do, how did you start, any tricks?
      (i have a good mid skill for low volt things)
      So please give me some details. (Just dont remember what wire should i cut, etc)

      Thank you!

      Chris
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      03-21-2011 01:36 PM #123
      thank you!!!!!!!!!!

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      03-21-2011 02:37 PM #124
      installed a ford focus 2.3 radiator in cq
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    20. 03-21-2011 03:11 PM #125
      Quote Originally Posted by dspl1236 View Post
      installed a ford focus 2.3 radiator in cq
      moar details: in the v8 swap?

      would the focus rad work in a cq with aan/3b/7a?
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    21. 03-21-2011 03:45 PM #126
      Quote Originally Posted by varia View Post
      Hey,

      I have rightclick and i was reading the instructions once before i missplaced them.
      I contacted with them, they said they will email me the pdf, but still nothing.

      Can you give me some hint what did you do, how did you start, any tricks?
      (i have a good mid skill for low volt things)
      So please give me some details. (Just dont remember what wire should i cut, etc)

      Thank you!

      Chris
      Yeah, Im guessing you probably already saw this, but these are the instructions.
      http://www.motorgeek.com/download/file.php?id=11221

      You need to loop/splice the wires as indicated in the diagram.

      The Red with black stripe from the pump was the 12v and I just grounded it to the chassis.

      There are little tabs on the rear blinkers that you just need 2 female spade connectors, and about 7-8 feet of 20-22 gauge wire. They slide right on.

      now if we can just figure out how to arm the system without adding relays we'll be all set.

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      03-23-2011 07:39 PM #127
      Should be getting my bumper clips in soon, so I can finally have my front bumper securely attached.

      Now that the weather is finally starting to warm up, I might try my hand at some body work to try and do some rust repair.
      Quote Originally Posted by -DWM- View Post
      Wear a radiator next time.
      Quote Originally Posted by VegasJetta View Post
      Don't feel bad, I can't math either.

    23. 03-30-2011 09:39 PM #128


      Ready to separate motor from trans, so probably have to drop the subframe first.
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      Brilliant Black 1992.5 UrS4 /// Project: Daily Driver "URS4LA"

    24. 04-04-2011 04:59 PM #129
      cleaned 'er up a bit


    25. 04-22-2011 10:17 PM #130
      figured out a MK4 sway bar fits like a glove


    26. 04-24-2011 01:08 AM #131
      ^^^ Great work making nice progress!!


      In my case, with the help of a gracious friend, I removed the PS rack from my car. So, I *hope that's the hardest part.

      Attempting this job at times I wondered if I'm secretly retarded and just don't know it yet?
      Brilliant Black 1990 Coupe quattro /// Project: Because Racecar "Sabine"
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      04-25-2011 10:45 AM #132
      Washed, clayed, and waxed the car. Well clayed and waxed most of the car. Arms and fingers got tired working all the crud out of the paint. Results were worth it though. Maybe next weekend I'll finish off the rest and detail the interior.


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      04-26-2011 11:50 PM #133
      ^ Clean!!

      Decided to work on the interior some more,
      going black suede.


      before... lame color


      he wanted to help the whole damn time, had to vacuum the cat hair of the suede.




      Finished!
      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

      1988 Audi 80 Quattro.

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      04-27-2011 11:10 AM #134
      Thanks. Wish there weren't so many chips on the front end, but the pearl still cleans up great.

      The suede looks good. I'd like to do the headliner in suede on mine at some point, but that is low on the priority at this point.

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      04-27-2011 01:32 PM #135
      ^ agreed my paint is so chipped as well,

      and thanks, yeah i kinda like working on the interior
      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

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      04-27-2011 11:28 PM #136
      rollin'




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      04-28-2011 01:43 AM #137
      ^ silverton colorado? looks really familure.
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      04-28-2011 10:25 AM #138
      Quote Originally Posted by mhc303 View Post
      ^ silverton colorado? looks really familure.

      Park City Utah.

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      04-28-2011 02:25 PM #139
      ^ ah for sure was just checking if i could see the plates i would have known.
      1992 GTI 8v. RIP

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      04-28-2011 02:45 PM #140
      Quote Originally Posted by mhc303 View Post
      ^ ah for sure was just checking if i could see the plates i would have known.
      not likely.



      doesn't help you figure out where i am.

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