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    Thread: My $300 coupe

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      03-26-2012 07:13 PM #1
      I got my coupe a month ago. not running. When I eventually got it running it had a real bad knock. So I decided to get another motor and rebuild. this will be my first mk2, first 8v and first rebuild by myself.





      the only rust spot

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      03-26-2012 07:21 PM #2
      I like it (y) Love brown/goldish mk2's

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      03-26-2012 07:42 PM #3
      looks good for $300, what wheels are those?

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      03-26-2012 07:48 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by ncbrock View Post
      looks good for $300, what wheels are those?
      13" mini cooper mini lights. I took them off and gave them back to the PO. too low for me haha
      Last edited by cll2993; 03-26-2012 at 07:52 PM.

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      03-26-2012 08:46 PM #5
      nice find

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      03-26-2012 08:58 PM #6
      Where are people finding these cheap coupes?? I need one to start my build

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      03-26-2012 09:22 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by i am the volkswagoneer View Post
      Where are people finding these cheap coupes?? I need one to start my build
      I got lucky

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      03-26-2012 09:30 PM #8
      hating its life


      smoke!!

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      03-26-2012 09:56 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by cll2993 View Post
      13" mini cooper mini lights. I took them off and gave them back to the PO. too low for me haha
      Wtf??? Could have sold them for what you paid for the car itself. Maybe a tad more.
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      03-26-2012 10:14 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Dub'd86 View Post
      Wtf??? Could have sold them for what you paid for the car itself. Maybe a tad more.
      theyre worth $900 he was asking $800 for the car with the wheels i said take thee wheels ill give you 300

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      03-26-2012 10:30 PM #11
      I got down the street and the trailer tire blew out


      spent about 2 hours wire wheeling it to get it this clean




      think i may have had some coolant in my oil


      almost clean


      primed


      blackk


      the motor out of the car

      the head on my rebuild motor was too warped to resurface so i ended up having to resurface the original one and using that

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      03-26-2012 10:58 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by cll2993 View Post
      theyre worth $900 he was asking $800 for the car with the wheels i said take thee wheels ill give you 300
      Ahhhh got ya. Looks like a nice score.
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      03-27-2012 10:51 PM #13
      Got it all honed put the crank in got the rings and rod bolts on and found out that the rod bearings GAP sent me dont have the oil hole..




      cut most of the ridge out


      This really scares me

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      04-02-2012 08:04 AM #15
      Good work!

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      04-02-2012 09:03 AM #16
      nice car man love the wheels, not a bad little project
      Eva: 90 b3 wagon

      96 4dr aba golf

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      04-03-2012 06:55 PM #18
      Nice find man.

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      04-16-2012 04:28 PM #19
      before cleaning


      after (clean enough)


      This is how I got the stupid exhaust manifold clips on


      In!!


      The bigger brakes



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      Subscribed!

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      04-16-2012 06:47 PM #22
      looking good

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      04-16-2012 06:53 PM #23
      thanks guys.. Its nice to hear something positive Ive got alot of crap from people for this build because im only 19 and people think im incapable of actually getting it done.. Also i finally now have everything that I need for my vr swap

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      04-16-2012 08:45 PM #24
      Great car, progress looks really good.

      I also always wonder how people are getting these deals

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      05-01-2012 10:10 PM #25


      its sputtering but diees after 20 secs.. I lost the booster vac line so i think that may be the cause


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