little update car is almost AWD!! just about ready to paint it now! then haldex in! engine out quick buildup and pt6266 BB!!
and now the fun stuff!! floor is out and just starting to weld in the frame rails!!
the first time any part of the car has been out of the garage in the winter!!
Very very very nice work my man!
U are now my best friend
I have the same GLI but it's Black and missing the R32 motor and the AWD Train. This is some thing that I want to do to this car for a long time and u are leading the way.
Can u give any pointers on how the install went and things that u ran into that where a PITA?
I did not really know if the R32 rear end would fit or line up with the GLI rear end but the only thing that is really noticeable is that the R32 trunk floor is a bit higher than the GLI but u filled that in with a few sheets of metal and it looks great!
How will the back seats and rear interior along with the trunk panels fit and line up with the R32 floor pan in? Will all the GLI interior parts go in the same way they came out? Any major modifying that u have to do to get some parts to go in a fit correct?
BTW.... Are u doing all the work by ur self? Are u doing all the work by trial and error? What did u buy to make the conversion, like did u buy a whole salvaged R32 or are u buying parts here and there?
Sorry for all the questions but I have been dreaming of this Conversion for a long time!!!!!!
Thanks man! Busy as hell workin on it now! Finishing up some spray seam sealer today and while I am waiting for that to dry I and going to finish pulling the engine! Then it's getting paint tomorrow night!
more upddated tonight everything is painted!
well pounded 600km on it this weekend! went to a large VW show and car worked amazing! still need my control arms!!! but very happy with it so far! even did a few wet road launchs!!
ya man it wasnt easy! dont let it fool you! and if i were you I would just sell your 20th and get a R! the swaps are getting way too much now!