Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Page 3 of 18 FirstFirst 123456713 ... LastLast
    Results 71 to 105 of 623

    Thread: Don't open this thread. (build thread)

    1. Member VRSean's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 9th, 2009
      Location
      SEPA
      Posts
      429
      Vehicles
      E36 328is, 2001 CBR 929rr
      12-20-2010 04:23 PM #71
      Nice build goin' on Adam, can't wait to see this ish done!

    2. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-20-2010 09:38 PM #72
      Quote Originally Posted by Long Live the MK3. View Post
      Nice! What do you plan on painting the car?
      Its a super secret

      Quote Originally Posted by VRSean View Post
      Nice build goin' on Adam, can't wait to see this ish done!
      that makes two of us!
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    3. Member
      Join Date
      Jan 22nd, 2010
      Location
      Perkasie PA
      Posts
      288
      Vehicles
      2002 gti 1.8t (long story), 1998 gti vr6 (sold), 2004 Jetta wagon TDI (present)
      12-20-2010 09:39 PM #73
      i bet yellow

    4. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-20-2010 09:40 PM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by cdquirin View Post
      i bet yellow
      we will take a poll on what people think ill paint the car. i will post it on the first post. so far its

      yellow: 1
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    5. Member dankvwguy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jul 23rd, 2005
      Location
      Dublin, GA
      Posts
      17,602
      Vehicles
      07 BMP GTI
      12-20-2010 09:51 PM #75
      pistachio
      THE CBOX KREW
      There's always time for a GI Joe orgy

    6. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-20-2010 09:57 PM #76
      Quote Originally Posted by dankvwguy View Post
      pistachio
      oooh outside of the box, i like it.

      the cars probably not gonna be painted until spring anyway. But if everything goes the right way it may be done sooner.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    7. Member MK2TDI's Avatar
      Join Date
      Feb 11th, 2007
      Posts
      391
      Vehicles
      87 Pirelli Coupe 3.0VRT, 96 A6Q, 2000 Jetta VR
      12-21-2010 02:48 PM #77


      believe those are 4x108mm. I had an older audi 4000 quattro 4 bolt car and it used 4x108... Wished it was 4x100 to put my bbs wheels on.

    8. Member Jixxly's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 10th, 2010
      Location
      NJ
      Posts
      224
      Vehicles
      1997 gti vr6
      12-21-2010 03:37 PM #78
      Really like this build! subscribed!

    9. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-21-2010 08:25 PM #79
      Quote Originally Posted by MK2TDI View Post


      believe those are 4x108mm. I had an older audi 4000 quattro 4 bolt car and it used 4x108... Wished it was 4x100 to put my bbs wheels on.
      If need be:
      http://www.ezaccessory.com/Wheel_Ada...4100-4425w.htm

      Quote Originally Posted by Jixxly View Post
      Really like this build! subscribed!
      thanks

      AS for today it was my day off work so after school I got home and got to work on my car.

      So now that I had the engine out of the gti, i wanted to get the exhaust off. So i turned the cinder blocks long ways so i could fit under the car comfortably.

      So i took the headers off. and then I realized the exhaust was a fully welded exhaust. So it wouldnt come out too easy. Basically I just pushed the rear beam down as far as it would go and just kept twisting until the bend at the mufler got past the rear beam. It ended up coming out the right side of the car. But whatever works

      Then my friend andy came over to look at the dents in my rear quarter. We then drove to his hosue to get his welder. Then we shaved off the paint and got to welding nuts on to screw into the slide hammer. However for some odd reason the weld wouldnt hold.

      After he gave up on that for the night and left I decided i would put the exhaust on the golf. Since I liked the cinder block idea so much i decided to do the same to the golf. then the next thing i had to do was disconnect the struts from the rear beam so i could drop it. Impact gun and 20 seconds later:

      The exhaust was much easier to get in then it was to get out. Even got it connected to all three exhaust hangers

      Then It came time to hook up the O2 sensors when i noticed the O2 sensors on the golf looked like this:

      So i swapped the gti O2 sensors on over to the golf. And then i called it a night because i couldnt feel my toes.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    10. Member Roketdriver's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 23rd, 2009
      Location
      Flint, MI
      Posts
      5,120
      Vehicles
      2001 Passat Wagon
      12-21-2010 08:56 PM #80
      Not to be a downer or anything, but cinderblocks can crack and crumble. I'd hate to see "I didn't use proper jackstands and now I'm a paraplegic" come up in the future of this thread.

      Great work otherwise
      GOOGLE IS YOUR FRIEND.
      I like grocery getters.

    11. Member virginia_b4's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 14th, 2010
      Location
      Norfolk, va
      Posts
      329
      Vehicles
      96 Jetta
      12-21-2010 09:50 PM #81
      then why do people use cinder blocks to build foundations for houses? they'll be fine, great progress by the way.

    12. Member Roketdriver's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 23rd, 2009
      Location
      Flint, MI
      Posts
      5,120
      Vehicles
      2001 Passat Wagon
      12-21-2010 10:25 PM #82
      Quote Originally Posted by virginia_b4 View Post
      then why do people use cinder blocks to build foundations for houses? they'll be fine, great progress by the way.
      Because they use more than one, and they're concrete'd together. Alone, they can crack. I've seen it happen first hand.
      GOOGLE IS YOUR FRIEND.
      I like grocery getters.

    13. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-21-2010 11:23 PM #83
      Quote Originally Posted by Roketdriver View Post
      Not to be a downer or anything, but cinderblocks can crack and crumble. I'd hate to see "I didn't use proper jackstands and now I'm a paraplegic" come up in the future of this thread.

      Great work otherwise
      I assure you that crawling under the car supported by only cinder blocks was not my first choice. But desperate times call for desperate measures. Anyway the cinder block jackstands were only for today so i could fit under there and get the exhaust off and on. So now that the exhaust is off the gti and on the golf, i no longer have any reason to get under the car anymore.

      Also I had "safety" jacks in place. So if by some very unfortunate coincidence all 4 blocks crumbled at the same time. It would have fallen on the steelies I had laying under there.
      Last edited by ADeHelian; 12-21-2010 at 11:26 PM.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    14. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-22-2010 02:44 PM #84
      Quote Originally Posted by ADeHelian View Post
      Anyway the cinder block jackstands were only for today so i could fit under there and get the exhaust off and on. So now that the exhaust is off the gti and on the golf, i no longer have any reason to get under the car anymore.
      I lied...i need to swap gas tanks
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    15. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-22-2010 11:55 PM #85
      dropped both gas tanks. Gotta buy some fuel line and hose clamps to fab up the new one to the golf. Didnt take any pictures of this process. It was way to damn cold.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    16. Member Thagodeus's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 13th, 2010
      Location
      Haymarket, VA
      Posts
      1,141
      Vehicles
      07 RS Rabbit
      12-23-2010 12:58 AM #86
      paint it laguna seca blue its an acquired taste for a color. I only love it because i owned a 3 series before my mk3 and i always wanted to paint it that color.
      SpeedHappens <----Check us out

    17. Member
      Join Date
      Jan 30th, 2007
      Location
      18041
      Posts
      9,341
      Vehicles
      98 A4 + 83 GTI
      12-23-2010 01:16 AM #87
      Quote Originally Posted by ADeHelian View Post
      dropped both gas tanks. Gotta buy some fuel line and hose clamps to fab up the new one to the golf. Didnt take any pictures of this process. It was way to damn cold.
      i had my camera with me, but it truly was too cold.
      clean 99 mk3 jetta for sale. 130k James_Le_Mans instagram.

    18. Member F3t1sh's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 17th, 2008
      Location
      Gatineau, Quebec
      Posts
      1,483
      Vehicles
      01 Allroad 2.7t
      12-23-2010 01:18 AM #88
      cinder block are ment to be used only in one way.

    19. Member
      Join Date
      Jan 22nd, 2010
      Location
      Perkasie PA
      Posts
      288
      Vehicles
      2002 gti 1.8t (long story), 1998 gti vr6 (sold), 2004 Jetta wagon TDI (present)
      12-23-2010 08:28 AM #89
      drop the cinder blocks who cares, you gotta do what you gotta do. if it fails o well his fault. put some more pics up dude i wanna see progress cus mines not gettin anywhere without this crackpipe comin out..

    20. Member
      Join Date
      Jan 30th, 2007
      Location
      18041
      Posts
      9,341
      Vehicles
      98 A4 + 83 GTI
      12-23-2010 09:42 AM #90
      Well I mean, it is really unlikely that all of the cinder blocks would crack and break at once. And if they all did break at once, these cars are light as hell, we were picking up the gti last night. It wouldn't kill him if it fell
      clean 99 mk3 jetta for sale. 130k James_Le_Mans instagram.

    21. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-23-2010 03:12 PM #91
      Quote Originally Posted by cdquirin View Post
      drop the cinder blocks who cares, you gotta do what you gotta do. if it fails o well his fault. put some more pics up dude i wanna see progress cus mines not gettin anywhere without this crackpipe comin out..
      Yes, thank you!

      Quote Originally Posted by James Himself View Post
      Well I mean, it is really unlikely that all of the cinder blocks would crack and break at once. And if they all did break at once, these cars are light as hell, we were picking up the gti last night. It wouldn't kill him if it fell
      Yeah, i dont really care what everyone is saying about the cinder blocks being bad. I know they are bad. If anyone would like to donate 6 more jack stands be my guest. But cinder blocks were 1.50 each so thats what im using. And for me to actually get hurt all 4 blocks would have to break at the same time. And EVEN IF such an event would occur, like james said. These cars are light as hell. Im not a big guy...and i lifted up the gti last night so james could slide a block under it.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    22. Member
      Join Date
      Jan 22nd, 2010
      Location
      Perkasie PA
      Posts
      288
      Vehicles
      2002 gti 1.8t (long story), 1998 gti vr6 (sold), 2004 Jetta wagon TDI (present)
      12-23-2010 05:31 PM #92
      are you droppin a vr in your golf?

    23. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-23-2010 10:14 PM #93
      Quote Originally Posted by cdquirin View Post
      are you droppin a vr in your golf?
      noooooooo droppin the 2.0 from the gti.

      i would like to do a 20v 1.8t in the future though.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    24. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-24-2010 12:00 AM #94


      started painting some things with por15



      battery tray



      upper crossmember



      lower crossmember



      fuel tank straps



      fan support rad thing.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    25. Member krazy eyez killa's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 3rd, 2010
      Location
      Your Mom's Couch
      Posts
      377
      Vehicles
      Beater Mk3 Jetta, GF Mk6 Jetta, VIP Infiniti G35
      12-24-2010 12:02 AM #95


      holy hell, this is neat... organized and everything
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      sorry dude, its no longer for sale...i needed a daily...
      if your seriously looking for a mint mk3 GTI, pm me...but i hope you got paper.like triple kbb

    26. Member gti2.0vw's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 14th, 2006
      Location
      Bucks County, PA
      Posts
      883
      Vehicles
      mk2coupe, 89 jetta and countless other mk2's
      12-24-2010 12:10 AM #96
      for a local i seen the ginster sitin at bk all the time that this was sexy

    27. Member krazy eyez killa's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 3rd, 2010
      Location
      Your Mom's Couch
      Posts
      377
      Vehicles
      Beater Mk3 Jetta, GF Mk6 Jetta, VIP Infiniti G35
      12-24-2010 12:12 AM #97
      Parking it a long time at a Burger King does not deserve a thumbup.
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      sorry dude, its no longer for sale...i needed a daily...
      if your seriously looking for a mint mk3 GTI, pm me...but i hope you got paper.like triple kbb

    28. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-24-2010 12:26 AM #98
      Quote Originally Posted by krazy eyez killa View Post
      Parking it a long time at a Burger King does not deserve a thumbup.
      the thumbup was for me being a local, and i park there a long time because i work there.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    29. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-24-2010 12:26 AM #99
      Quote Originally Posted by gti2.0vw View Post
      for a local i seen the ginster sitin at bk all the time that this was sexy
      you have a white mk2 jetta with single rounds?
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    30. Member krazy eyez killa's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 3rd, 2010
      Location
      Your Mom's Couch
      Posts
      377
      Vehicles
      Beater Mk3 Jetta, GF Mk6 Jetta, VIP Infiniti G35
      12-24-2010 12:28 AM #100
      Quote Originally Posted by ADeHelian View Post
      the thumbup was for me being a local, and i park there a long time because i work there.
      Burger prince?
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      sorry dude, its no longer for sale...i needed a daily...
      if your seriously looking for a mint mk3 GTI, pm me...but i hope you got paper.like triple kbb

    31. Member
      Join Date
      Jan 30th, 2007
      Location
      18041
      Posts
      9,341
      Vehicles
      98 A4 + 83 GTI
      12-24-2010 01:12 AM #101
      i dont know if you made my whopper or my buck double the other day, but the buck double was better imo
      clean 99 mk3 jetta for sale. 130k James_Le_Mans instagram.

    32. Member cabrlicious's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 27th, 2008
      Location
      jersey burbs
      Posts
      1,043
      Vehicles
      12v bimbo bucket, 16v rabbit, buy my b4 wagon please!
      12-24-2010 03:08 AM #102
      Quote Originally Posted by ADeHelian View Post

      heres the frame i built to put the tarp over.
      I don't know why I never thought of this. I'm totally going to make one before it starts to precipitate.

      I had a harbor freight portable garage up last year. My town apparently has an ordinance that you can't have one without a permit. Permit is good for 6 months. To avoid a fine I had to take it down 'sometime before the end of the year' so to be spiteful to my dick neighbor who definitely called about it, i took it down on new years eve at 11pm.

    33. Member gti2.0vw's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 14th, 2006
      Location
      Bucks County, PA
      Posts
      883
      Vehicles
      mk2coupe, 89 jetta and countless other mk2's
      12-24-2010 01:09 PM #103
      Quote Originally Posted by ADeHelian View Post
      you have a white mk2 jetta with single rounds?
      yerp

    34. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-24-2010 07:36 PM #104
      Quote Originally Posted by cabrlicious View Post
      I don't know why I never thought of this. I'm totally going to make one before it starts to precipitate.

      I had a harbor freight portable garage up last year. My town apparently has an ordinance that you can't have one without a permit. Permit is good for 6 months. To avoid a fine I had to take it down 'sometime before the end of the year' so to be spiteful to my dick neighbor who definitely called about it, i took it down on new years eve at 11pm.
      how much was this portable garage you speak of? and what a sh!tty neighbor.
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    35. Member ADeHelian's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 1st, 2009
      Location
      SEPA East Greenville
      Posts
      2,051
      Vehicles
      94 golf, 90 calypso VR jetta gli,98 ginster, 97 golf, 95 jetta, 99 jetta
      12-24-2010 07:37 PM #105
      Quote Originally Posted by gti2.0vw View Post
      yerp
      thought so
      DIY harlequin
      New build VRT
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      You carry a ball peen hammer but not a jack? Are you in the Hell's Angels?
      Quote Originally Posted by Porridgehead View Post
      As far as sexes go, I'm uncertain these days. It's getting harder to tell if you're at the hotdog stand or taco bell until it's actually in your mouth.

    Page 3 of 18 FirstFirst 123456713 ... LastLast

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •