Nice repair there sir. Have you tried stitching your welds vs. trying to "stack coins"? Might be easier until you get more practice.
not to try and take anything from anyone, but I've never seen a rear main problem until someone screws with it because they have that old GM mentality...vw has never had a problem with rear mains...
...until someone screws with it. I won't touch one unless it's absolutely leaking...and that usually means someone has been there before. keep it up sir, looking fantabulous
Use this on the bare metal:
Most hardware store have that. I have a gallon of something similar made by CIL.
It's phosphoric acid, and it will etch bare steel, turn rust into an inert residue.
Then you can paint the whole car with your favorite brand of epoxy primer / hardener to seal everything from your next top coat.
Originally Posted by Mk1MadnessOriginally Posted by EistreiberOriginally Posted by Tavarish
What a fun thread to read. If not for HIPAA, I would ask you to document some of your procedures. I can only imagine that they would be as detailed and interesting. Better to leave the photography to one of your assistants, though. Wouldn't want the patient to bleed out while you got a macro shot of the titanium joints!
2010 Sportwagen TDI
I was fixing a PC in one of the OR's at our Bone and Joint center during a procedure. Not sure what was going on but it involved a long bar and a big hammer. My co-worker had to step out, he was about to loose his cookies!
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Keep up the good work Eric. I might actually have some time this weekend to work on mine - some of which time will be spent going through boxes of parts to refesh my memory of what I have!
A Scirocco is a toy. If it is all perfect, you don't get to play - Doug T.
Which paint did you end up buying?
Just to put it out there, red is the most expensive color to produce (paint-wise), and you get what you pay for (quality-wise) so that number doesn't surprise me at all. I painted an ex's car 20 years ago and spent about that on material, so you got away cheap!
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looking real good man
My build thread:http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...my-85-Scirocco