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    Thread: superslowgti86's 84 gti rebuild

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      08-24-2012 07:06 PM #106
      Decided not to relocate the battery, and built a bolt-in battery tray. Also welded in my bung for the oil return line, and got the correct length serp belt;6pk1040.

      Would have got more done but I have a paralyzing headache today.... It's killing me

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      08-25-2012 08:09 AM #107
      really? what progress? we need pics!

      when you get your hood and flip the throtle body dont forget to cut off the square nub on the bottom/top when flipped or it will hit your hood.....and for a throttle cable, "Longhair" on cepa had a great way to conceal it under the intake. check on that

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      09-04-2012 07:25 PM #108
      thanks adam. i dont have a hood yet though so im going to just try to get it running as it sits, then ill flip it down the road.

      made some good progress though. im really close now.
      tried to fire her up today and... nothing. a quick phone call to mr. matt murray, and he told me where i went wrong. got the one little wiring snafu taken care of, and we got it to turn over! im not getting the buzzing from the throttle body that im supposed to be getting, and i cant get the fuel pump to run. getting very very close though

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      09-06-2012 07:34 AM #109
      Got it running! My fuse block is on the verge of being junk, and needs replaced. Need dialed in, but it started w/o any starter fluid or anything... Just some good old 93 octane in the tank got it to fire.

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      09-10-2012 06:35 PM #110

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      09-10-2012 06:55 PM #111
      hah, that video makes it sound like a really lumpy V8
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      09-10-2012 08:19 PM #112
      Quote Originally Posted by superslowGTI86 View Post
      So this means it will be at H2o, right?
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      Mk1people > Mkrestofpeople.
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      wow this has escalatored quickly. dude now has vr6 up front, w8 out back, he's crying metal tears, and people are demanding consumption of feces... i dont know whats real anymore!

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      09-11-2012 06:25 AM #113
      Lol it's running open downpipe right now mike.
      John, I'd love to say it'll be there, it's just cutting it way too close, and I still need axles, fix a brake line, an exhaust... And I'm sure tons more things that I can't think of at the moment

    9. 09-11-2012 03:45 PM #114
      Quote Originally Posted by superslowGTI86 View Post
      Lol it's running open downpipe right now mike.
      John, I'd love to say it'll be there, it's just cutting it way too close, and I still need axles, fix a brake line, an exhaust... And I'm sure tons more things that I can't think of at the moment
      bring it over to my house, mine is a month away, I want a ride.

      Who gave you wheels for your corrado back in the day.

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      09-11-2012 05:10 PM #115
      Quote Originally Posted by jettred3 View Post
      bring it over to my house, mine is a month away, I want a ride.

      Who gave you wheels for your corrado back in the day.
      yours will be ready before mine... as soon as its running and everything is buttoned up(theres still a long list of things to do lol), its going in for paint

    11. 09-11-2012 05:19 PM #116
      [QUOTE=superslowGTI86;78936991]yours will be ready before mine... as soon as its running and everything is buttoned up(theres still a long list of things to do lol), its going in for paint[/



      Not sure if you saw this yet you should still come over and peep my setup and compare setups and ideas

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      09-11-2012 10:33 PM #117
      Quote Originally Posted by jettred3 View Post


      Not sure if you saw this yet you should still come over and peep my setup and compare setups and ideas
      Dear 6 pound 8 ounce baby Jesus that came out good
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      Mk1people > Mkrestofpeople.
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      wow this has escalatored quickly. dude now has vr6 up front, w8 out back, he's crying metal tears, and people are demanding consumption of feces... i dont know whats real anymore!

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      09-12-2012 09:11 AM #118
      not to thread jack dan but jet that is gorgeous! keep working at it dano
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      09-12-2012 09:49 AM #119
      Filled my trans with fluid yesterday, this morning it was all on my garage floor.... Looks like the trans is coming back out :/

    15. 09-12-2012 11:56 AM #120
      Sorry to hear that, can I still get a ride sometime?

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      09-12-2012 12:41 PM #121
      Absolutely, I plan on driving it to the Harrisburg toys for tots event if that still happens this year

    17. 09-12-2012 06:27 PM #122
      What's the date

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      09-12-2012 06:41 PM #123
      Usually mid november. Usually either to day before or after phillys t4t

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      10-07-2012 02:28 PM #124
      rerouted my boost tubes and reoriented the intercooer, so its now set up as a front mount as opposed to the bottom mount that i had originally planned on running. this should be more efficient and restore my ability to go as low as id like. i was also able to get rid of about 18" of boost tubing.
      i also ordered my exhaust. 2.5" w/ borla muffler. ill have to fab up a test pipe once it gets here though.

      also have my floors just about completely repaired, wiring is set pretty much how i like it. its getting very close! i need to do my pinch welds and some small areas yet on my floors, then its ready for paint! i may be able to take the ol' girl to phila T4T. not gonna rush it though, as i know theres odds and ends that im missing.

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      10-07-2012 07:12 PM #125
      Sweet keep working
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      10-11-2012 06:29 PM #126
      floor is finished, now im working on the angle iron pinch welds...its so close to being finished, i got ants in my pants!!!

    22. 10-15-2012 11:09 AM #127
      everything about this build looks awesome! keep up the great work

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      10-16-2012 08:36 PM #128
      actually drove the car out of the garage today. heres some pics of the car out of the garage:








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      10-19-2012 12:04 PM #129
      It's almost there Dan, keep up the good work. I like your reminder on the windshield by the way, I should be taking notes
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      wow this has escalatored quickly. dude now has vr6 up front, w8 out back, he's crying metal tears, and people are demanding consumption of feces... i dont know whats real anymore!

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      10-19-2012 04:04 PM #130
      i had a 8x11 sheet of paper taped to the windshield for the longest time with all my notes, but i have everything on the list crossed off now, and didnt want to write up another just to make note of things that needed tightened haha

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      10-22-2012 09:30 AM #132
      i kinda forgot that the c2 stage2 setup calls for a 3" maf housing.... so the car wasnt running nearly as well as it should have been. i sourced a housing and swapped the sensor out of the stock mk3 one i was using into this one, installed it into the car, and it immediately ran 100X better. i also got ahold of a obd2 scan port, and wired that into the car. i ran the wiring through the dash and into the ashtray so the port is hidden unless i need it.

      hopefully today ill finish the pinch welds on both sides of the car. at this point, the only thing the car needs to be back on the road is a rear brake line replaced, and of course painted and put back together.

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      11-15-2012 02:04 PM #133
      Needs updates!!!!!
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      Then wait till you can afford the CXs, buy them so your kid doesnt get shaking baby syndrome from the racelands

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      11-15-2012 02:55 PM #134
      Working on a few things. Seats are off at the upholsterer now, and its getting painted as soon as they come back.

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      11-15-2012 03:59 PM #135
      Most excellent
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      11-19-2012 11:59 AM #136
      sent it off to paint this am!

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      11-19-2012 12:22 PM #137
      Quote Originally Posted by superslowGTI86 View Post
      sent it off to paint this am!
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      wow this has escalatored quickly. dude now has vr6 up front, w8 out back, he's crying metal tears, and people are demanding consumption of feces... i dont know whats real anymore!

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      11-19-2012 01:59 PM #138
      Quote Originally Posted by superslowGTI86 View Post
      sent it off to paint this am!
      I'll be waiting
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      Then wait till you can afford the CXs, buy them so your kid doesnt get shaking baby syndrome from the racelands

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      11-19-2012 02:02 PM #139
      love seeing fresh paint

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      01-15-2013 07:34 PM #140
      forgot about this thread. its out of paint and 90% assembled.

      and i get my seats back in a day or two... as soon as i can find the time to pick them up



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