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    Thread: Another Mk1 Saved, Introducing The SH*TROCCO Project

    1. Member Road Boss's Avatar
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      11-29-2011 08:53 PM #76
      I can't to see more pictures of the engine!

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      11-29-2011 09:00 PM #77
      Quote Originally Posted by polov8 View Post
      Tell me about it, SoCal junkyards are mind boggling to a Brit!
      Andy you gotta come up and check out my yard! It's badass.... At least I like to think it is.

      Good work on the car man! I love that gold engine!!!!!! SO Sexy You need to drive it around with your halloween costumes on when you get it running lol.

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      12-01-2011 09:48 AM #78
      Rain on Tuesday and working late yesterday stopped me from getting all the pictures I wanted but I made some good progress.

      Got a bunch of parts in from GAP.



      Motor progress



      Car on the ground.



      Hoping it stays sunny today so I can get some better pictures this evening.
      Wing it Engineering.

      Another MK1 Saved - The SH*TROCCO Project

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      12-01-2011 10:59 AM #79
      Excited to make this thing live again with the shiny new engine

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      12-03-2011 05:25 PM #80
      Quote Originally Posted by saddest6day66 View Post
      Excited to make this thing live again with the shiny new engine
      I'm excited as well its really starting to come together. I got the motor timed and have been wasting some time over engineering my oil breather piping but tomorrow I'm going to get working early. I have some parts to paint to get it ready for a test fire.
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      12-03-2011 05:34 PM #81
      video tape the test fire! motor looks great btw
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      12-04-2011 06:49 PM #82
      Quote Originally Posted by Meltkamp View Post
      video tape the test fire! motor looks great btw
      Don't worry I will certainly be taping when we go to start it. I painted the starter today and bolted it in along with the front motor mount, I'm going to respray the intake black I didn't like the gold accent.





      I really need to get a camera to so I can take some good quality photos my phone isn't cutting it.
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      12-04-2011 06:58 PM #83
      sweet. I like the gold honestly lol.
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      12-08-2011 05:57 PM #84
      awaiting the day the bottom of the car is kissing the earth!
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      12-11-2011 08:54 PM #85
      Quote Originally Posted by der hare View Post
      awaiting the day the bottom of the car is kissing the earth!
      You and me both haha. We test fired the motor this weekend and I started the finally wiring process. I also installed the axles, throttle cable, and clutch cable.



      What you don't need from an aba wiring harness






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    11. 12-11-2011 09:11 PM #86
      wow it looks awesome in there! you cleaned out a ton of wiring!
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      12-14-2011 10:11 AM #87
      Quote Originally Posted by benjaminobscene View Post
      wow it looks awesome in there! you cleaned out a ton of wiring!
      You certainly don't need alot, I give all credit to wiring guru Mr. Murray. He made the process easy to understand and now that I have done it with guidance I might be able to fumble through by myself the next time. :Arnold Palmer: duder.
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      12-14-2011 01:16 PM #88
      you guys will have to give me some pointers when Im ready to do my wiring...is that a rocco 16v throttle cable? looks like a passat intake manifold....were the holes there for the cable mount?

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      12-14-2011 04:29 PM #89
      Quote Originally Posted by rabbito View Post
      you guys will have to give me some pointers when Im ready to do my wiring...is that a rocco 16v throttle cable? looks like a passat intake manifold....were the holes there for the cable mount?
      It's so simple to make the car run Nick the hard part is actually running the loom through the bay when you trim out the fat. I used a scirocco 16v cable it ended up being a bit long so I had to strategically bend the gas pedal to make it work correctly, easy fix. I believe the manifold is from a passat and it had the holes for the bracket already. I know you can mod the regular manifold to work Murrays done it.
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      12-18-2011 04:10 PM #90
      ****ing excellent. I love this. That rust makes my car look mint. Whatever you do, never paint that thing.
      Scrape, scrape, boom, hissssssss.........

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      12-18-2011 08:28 PM #91
      I don't know how or why such a rusty car at stock ride-height on stock wheels can look this damn good!!

    17. 12-18-2011 11:19 PM #92
      awesome project!

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      12-25-2011 11:47 PM #93
      Loving this build!

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      01-01-2012 02:57 PM #94
      We should start a list of scirocco S owners

      How many of them are there?

      I saved one from the crusher still doing welding while I daily drive it

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      01-01-2012 05:35 PM #95
      Looking good. I like the rat rod look. Can't wait to see it lowered.

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      01-02-2012 09:54 PM #96
      Well its been awhile since I've had time to wrench lately. The holidays, money, and the fact I recently low speed rear ended a prius in my coupe have been keeping me busy. Today though I got the coupe back on the road, swapped the coils from the coupe to the rocco and finished up the oil breather.





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      01-02-2012 10:00 PM #97
      rocco is looking good. Keep it up
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      01-03-2012 01:16 PM #98
      nice work man
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      01-04-2012 11:35 AM #99
      was there rust?
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      01-05-2012 03:25 PM #100
      That's what I am talking about. Nice and tucked!

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