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    Thread: 1980 rabbit "D" build [lots of pictures]

    1. Member syracusegli's Avatar
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      09-07-2011 04:27 PM #26
      nice work
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      09-07-2011 05:21 PM #27
      Really diggin' the work put into this. Subscribed for later viewing
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      09-07-2011 06:59 PM #28
      Looks like a good start I want to see more

    4. 09-08-2011 08:49 AM #29
      good work man...keep em coming

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      09-08-2011 11:18 AM #30
      Wanna do this with my 16v Scirocco.

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      10-16-2011 11:11 PM #31
      Haven't updated this in a while,
      First off after a long search i finally found a carb manifold for the 8v, really stoked on that

      Got a harness and a new alt set up,


      A bunch of other parts too, just littering my room.

      Did wheel bearings, cleaned up the coil-overs and put the breaks on



      Cleaned and painted rear beam, drums, and C-arms



      Had Cole (bajacole) disassemble the doors



      Took a trip to industrial metal supply, picked up some 3/16 steel


      For this


      Done-ish


      Still have to do the drain plug

      Took off the undercoating out of the inner fenders to prep for a patch


      Found a bad spot and fixed it,




      Accidentally pulled up the passenger sound deadening in one piece found this underneath...


      Cleaned it up and found out its not as bad as it looks, still bad enough for me to get a pan though, even just to cut a patch out of.


      Decided to take up the rest of it just to make sure this was the worst of it. Got the drivers side off and its looking promising. Don't want to get my hopes up though...



      Thanks for reading

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      10-16-2011 11:30 PM #32
      Good work so far!

    8. 10-16-2011 11:35 PM #33
      Keep it goin. Looks good so far.
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      10-27-2011 12:58 AM #34
      Dig it!

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      10-27-2011 01:36 AM #35
      Stuff and Things

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      11-15-2011 09:44 PM #36
      I was going to wait till the whole rack was done, but fresh chrome is way too nice not to show off




      That is all

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      11-15-2011 10:34 PM #37
      Im liking what i see..tuning in

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      12-15-2011 03:10 PM #38
      Good build so far love that grill!!! I bet your neighbors love this project too

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      12-15-2011 03:11 PM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by NoRespect View Post
      Good build so far love that grill!!! I bet your neighbors love this project too
      They want it done more than I do

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      12-15-2011 04:20 PM #40
      *like

      great work so far, it's going pretty quick
      I am such a lazy son of a bitch

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      12-20-2011 03:04 PM #41
      Pics of the rack.

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      12-20-2011 03:12 PM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by hellmeroma View Post
      Pics of the rack.
      Still working on the polish, soon though

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      12-20-2011 03:15 PM #43
      liking this so far. Keep it up

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      12-20-2011 03:50 PM #44
      nice work
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      01-04-2012 09:45 PM #45
      tiny update,
      Picked up my head and carbs from the machinist, got my head cut for free



      more this weekend

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      02-23-2012 12:43 AM #46
      I dig it! Saw a picture of you muffler tip in the Daily Driver Pic Post Thread, seems pretty cool. Do you have any pictures of the back end?

      Thanks!


      btw sick build!

    22. 02-23-2012 03:40 AM #47
      sweet build

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      02-23-2012 10:31 AM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by danderso View Post
      I dig it! Saw a picture of you muffler tip in the Daily Driver Pic Post Thread, seems pretty cool. Do you have any pictures of the back end?

      Thanks!


      btw sick build!

      Thanks man!
      Here is a picture of it with no rear bumper


      straight up rear shot

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      02-24-2012 08:29 PM #49
      That's awesome! What size piping is that? Think I want to set mine up like that!

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      02-24-2012 09:48 PM #50
      Well it looks like an actual pre-manufactured tip but obviously you could make it out of pipe.

      It has ~2.5" inlet, it is 3" exit, and 16" long
      pictures...



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