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    Thread: MK2 GTI build thread

    1. Member creedenfuel's Avatar
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      03-10-2012 02:45 PM #1
      SOO i picked up a 86 GTI for ...its mostly stripped but alot of stuff was in the car( def not everything...

      This is the first pic...minus i had to put some extra wheels i had on it

      Last edited by creedenfuel; 10-23-2012 at 02:44 AM.

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      03-10-2012 02:47 PM #2
      had some time to pull the front end off and get started on the PO's annihilation of a engine shave....wholes in the fire wall galore!!






      Got alot of work cut out for me

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      03-10-2012 02:50 PM #3
      Got most of the holes filled up welded up and 1st coat of duraglass No bondo (absorbs water) on this car....





      Welded backing steel on the back..Then filled with fiberglass filler..in not goin for show car but its gonna be one hell of a daily

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      03-10-2012 02:52 PM #4
      Gonna start cutting out the pitted battery tray and the other side for shave panels...








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      03-10-2012 02:59 PM #5
      got most of the engine bay cleaned up and ready for primer...i will get the little small imperfections out when i do the 2nd coat of primer its been sitting for years bare metal so i had to do alot of stripping and cleaning to get it thus far..








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      03-10-2012 03:02 PM #6
      if you noticed in the other pics i had to do the windshield frame it had a 3 small pin wholes..alot of pitting and again PO left it pare metal dumbass




      So far this is about where in at in body work...


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      03-10-2012 03:05 PM #7
      gotta find some room to store all this stuff till its ready to be cleaned up and installed again...




      reading some good stuff think about my next move.... old pic but funny


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      03-10-2012 03:20 PM #8
      Got plenty choices for a 16v interior...black pleather with red stripe




      Dash and my back seats...fronts i have a set of black leather corrado's that match perfectly




      Parts to build the motor and exhaust...

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      03-11-2012 05:06 PM #9
      well today im gonna start on the interior get a nice coat of epoxy on the inside and possibly the door jams....heres a pick of the start of today




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      03-11-2012 05:17 PM #10
      Great work so far
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      03-11-2012 05:17 PM #11
      Thanks much

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      03-11-2012 06:44 PM #12
      Dr. Rockzo approves

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      03-11-2012 11:40 PM #13
      well this is what i got done today just a nice thick coat of epoxy primer....




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      03-13-2012 03:40 PM #14
      This is one build Im looking forward to. If I didn't do upholstery that's the interior I would have. Nice build.

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      03-13-2012 04:41 PM #15
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      03-14-2012 10:32 PM #16
      im tryin im tryin.... starting to get hot out so work work is getting busy too but thats mah cash flow

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      03-15-2012 01:34 AM #17
      This thing is off to a great start...
      What color you going to go with?

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      03-15-2012 02:44 AM #18
      great start!

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      03-15-2012 08:10 PM #19
      This thing is off to a great start...
      What color you going to go withe? Boosted one
      dark brown metallic...with low gloss powercoated 15" phone dials


      thanks for the postive posts fellas!

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      03-28-2012 04:57 PM #20
      took some extra time out to bring my jetta 16v gli back from the dead!! shes up and running..hell i might even put a tag on her for old times and take it for a few rides again ill be back on the gti build in a few....ps the jetta is getting paint in a month or so and its gonna be up for sale...any takers?

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      10-23-2012 02:45 AM #21
      im gonna sell this project as is..anyone interested i have a nice interior...pretty much most of the body work is done just little minor stuff left and ready for paint i have all the wiring and an engine and tranny if interested....

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      10-23-2012 10:04 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by creedenfuel View Post
      im gonna sell this project as is..anyone interested i have a nice interior...pretty much most of the body work is done just little minor stuff left and ready for paint i have all the wiring and an engine and tranny if interested....
      Damn son
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      10-23-2012 10:11 AM #23
      whoah.. that was unexpected
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      these pics make me wanna punch baby monkeys

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      10-23-2012 11:08 AM #24
      yea honestly im sellin the corrado, 16v jetta and this one....i wanna either get one nice vw or a cummins diesel boss hog...

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