Get that rust out immediately. especially in the strut towers !
Built a couple cars in the past few years but I figured to share my enjoyment with a thread so here we go.
1995 GTI with 133K
Bought the car on 2-25-12 and started work on 2-29-12.
What came with the car is a set of stock wheels with some summer tires, set of winter tires and wheels, core OBD2 motor and a set of party seats.
-probs. with the car
bad front struts
all 4 wheel bearings
ABS speed sensors
both fogs lights
pass side headlight
missing top rocker moldings
and a few little things that you always find.
This is where I'm at on the car so far.
1st run of parts
OBD2 motor with 75K on it.
power washed motor, trans, k-frames and comp. engine bay.
more work / parts are on the way!
well its been a busy last couple days for me with ordering parts but I have 2 of many parts here now.
OBD2 computer and harness.
tonight I'm gonna get the rest of the welding of the rails done. *crosses fingers*
So I got some more work done last night and tonight.
AND I got some of my presents today
OH p.s. if you are ordering hard mounts from BFI you will be waiting a while They are on back order right now. I order mine on Sunday and Sat. was the last day people could get them till their supplier gets more of them made.
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so more work / parts / presents / updates
I got the engine bay done as far as I'm going to go on it.
I also got the right rear wheel arch knocked down and cleaned up. I just wanted to put the rust in check in this area since I'm gonna roll the fenders / quarters and toss the flares on.
Spare engine crossmemeber and sway bar that I got. I'm thinking I'm gonna get it sandblasted and painted or powdercoated.
So the welded skid plate on the oil pan didn't work out since the pan got too hot from the welding and shrunk the pan. I got @ a 1/4 of an inch to go and it hits the pump so I'm trashing that idea and got a used Mason Tech skid plate that I scooped up from a friend.
I love WI we don't have to worry about emissions on older cars
and more parts
I did buy this car to replace the S but I dunno what I'm gonna do yet.
These hard mounts are really slowing this build up
Anyone got some new ones of these that they are willing to sell to keep this moving forward?
So more cleaning up today
I do have a little touch up in some area's I missed but I ran out of paint.
well its been a slow couple days here for me but I do have some updates.
I did get a ODB2 automatic harness so I've been on the hunt for a manual one but I should have one later today that a friend and I are gonna trade for my OBD1 that was in the car.
Waiting on the poly hard mounts that are STILL on back order. this is really the only thing slowing me down at this point and it is getting frustrating!
I got the K-frame sand blastblasted
I ditched the sway bar since the ones that I have are pretty worn out so I bought a new one from VW
I did get a few new things for the car this last few days though.
g60 trans mount
well I got the other harness from my friend and its an OBD1
back on hunt
man obd2 harness got it!
poly mounts are now back in stock again hope to get some work done next weekend
Should have powder coated the cross members what a pain to get in all the nooks and crannies
Screw it these are gonna get sandblasted also since I can't get in the corners