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    Thread: Saving a Jetta

    1. Member 19birel's Avatar
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      06-14-2012 05:19 PM #51
      Nice work! for a local
      Quote Originally Posted by Chauncey Wellington III View Post
      A Jetta is a work of art? I suppose a double wide trailer is a mansion to you? Applebees is fine dining? Bud Light is a "Special Occasion" beer (For when Milwaukee's Best just isn't fancy enough)? OOOH I bet you think Paris Hilton is a smoking hot fox, eh? You're a tasteless idiot and I hope you choke on your 2 for 20 meal.Thank you for your time.
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      06-14-2012 06:54 PM #52
      Everything I can throw at it right now, but the kitchen sink.




      Bedliner takes 2-3 days to fully cure. I also bedlinered the subframe. I don't want to disturb it with any rough work, so I'm holding off until Saturday to put the subframe, tt control arms, and tt spindles in. But come sundown saturday, the motor will be back in the car. Tomorrow, climatronic box swap

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      06-18-2012 08:03 PM #53
      Started on the turbo manifold. Log/tubular hybrid. Should spool nice, and flow more than enough for what I want out of the car.





      I'm hoping to have the manifold done tomorrow.
      Last edited by Pat @ Pitt Soundworks; 06-18-2012 at 08:05 PM.

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      06-19-2012 12:11 AM #54
      Bedliner is great i really like the way it looks in an engine bay. We used to do that to the old Jeeps back in Brazil. When i pull my engine to do my delete/shave/wiretuck ill use something similar in texture but it is grey and white speckled.
      Quote Originally Posted by dubvinci View Post
      liking/appreciating static is one thing, but to think its better that airride is a whole nuther story....better ride and handling while driving, more drivability, and looks better when parked....you might as well say its better to always have a hard on...id rather deflate it when im not using it and then pump it up when its time to go....lol...

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      06-19-2012 01:10 AM #55
      I like it 'cause I hate bodywork. Bedliner fills up all the gaps and smoothes out lines without any work. It's also durable as hell, for when I carelessly slap engines in and out.

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      06-19-2012 01:17 AM #56

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      06-19-2012 01:28 AM #57
      Quote Originally Posted by Pasquallies View Post
      I like the way this thread is going
      this!!
      2002 GLS Jetta TDI 5 speed with Ariettas no more LOL!!15" avus and lovin' it!
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      06-20-2012 07:58 PM #58
      So.... Busy day.

      My R32 rep front bumper, bora skirts, and vortex rear showed up yesterday. I spent about 5 hours today hogging out the front bumper, getting it to clear the fmic. I had to chop almost 2" out of the lower part of the core support to drop the fmic inwards, and take almost 2" out of the bumper. I had to cut the bumper vents completely out and "jdm" the outside vents to get it to clear the IC piping. I don't mind because it doesn't look like complete ass, it was way cheaper than an OEM bumper, and I have an aux radiator and oil cooler rad to take up the open spaces.



      Then I started on the downpipe. It's super-****ing goofy. I wish my 3" 304 was a little tighter radius. 1" tighter would have saved me so much trouble. You'll see when I snap some welded up pics tomorrow.




      I should have the downpipe wraped up tonight/tomorrow morning. I still have to finish the turbo manifold. But I want to drop my jig off at a machine shop to get surfaced before I weld the runners to the flange. Also tomorrow, I'll have the hot-side IC piping finialized, the bumper final fit, and the haldex clearanced downpipe tied in to the non-awd 3" exhaust. AWD is not happening this summer, sorry guys. The car will be my DD for the rest of summer while I'm working on my R32 and Scirocco.

      Friday, I'll take a trip out to summit to pick up the parts needed to tie the fuel lines in. Tonight, I need to place an order for AN heatercore fittings and a 4" cobra inlet and filter.

      The bay sure is starting to come together though.

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      06-21-2012 12:49 AM #59
      Quote Originally Posted by Pat @ Pitt Soundworks View Post





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      those are some nice dimes you're laying there!
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      06-21-2012 09:50 PM #60
      downpipe. Cup walking mother-trucker






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      06-21-2012 10:46 PM #61
      good work man, can't wait for it to be done
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      06-25-2012 10:04 PM #62
      I have to ditch the surge tank and run the pump inline. I want a fluid tank for my windshield washer sprayers and can't fit the stock tank anywhere. Making one is more work than I feel like doing. A single 044 inline will still suffice for my power goals. But because of where the pumps going, I had to do something about the coolant orb. Not gonna fit.

      So I made this coolant overflow tank:





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      06-25-2012 10:57 PM #64
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      06-26-2012 07:50 PM #65
      Today was fun. Finished welding up the turbo manifold (save for the wastegate flange - had to have one shipped). Made the stainless braided fuel lines for the 044, but the pump still isn't here yet. I also ordered the wrong an fittings to weld to the stock rail (aluminum instead of SS), which is also on the way. I'll get pics of that **** when I pull the mani out of the car and get the pump in.

      I also got the aux radiator and oil cooler rad mounted.

      I welded a bracket to the stock VR6 aux radiator and mounted it to the core support under the headlight. It makes sense to use the core support instead of the body 'cause you gotta drain the coolant to pull the core support, so why not.





      The oil cooler got two similar brackets, one goes to the stock smic mount hole, the other goes to a welded stud under the frame rail.





      I gotta pick up some aluminum sheet tomorrow so I can weld up some duct shrouds for all the cooling devices.

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      06-26-2012 08:13 PM #66
      so much win coming from thread and your work
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      06-27-2012 10:43 PM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by Pasquallies View Post
      so much win coming from thread and your work
      yeah, what he said. OP is doing it right.
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      06-28-2012 08:55 AM #68
      somebody is doing work! looks even better in person...keep it up and hit me up!

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      06-29-2012 09:46 PM #69
      tt control arms
      tt spindles
      20th dust shields
      20th calipers/carriers with new boots and slides
      new tt axles
      r32 lower subframe brace
      all new bearings, bushings, tie rods inner and outer, ball joints, rotors, pads, etc etc


    19. 06-29-2012 09:53 PM #70
      Looks great, count me in!!!

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      06-29-2012 10:00 PM #71
      hmmm this makes me wanna come back to the mk4 forums. don't worry it will be ruined by the next thread i go into. nice build so far. keep it up.

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      07-03-2012 01:19 PM #72
      AVCR boost controller solenoid mounted



      Made the harness modular, and plugs in to the OE engine harness to receive power, throttle position, rpm, and vehicle speed. I didn't want to hardwire, in case I ever needed to pull harnesses.



      And spend 8 hours yesterday working on a TT engine harness. I figured I had to tear apart the existing harness to relocate the throttle body, map, iat, and other stuff, so I might as well just start on a different harness. I had to relocate a few sensors, relocate the coil pack plugs, convert coil packs to ls2 ends, fix some cracked insulation, de-electrical tape, and re-loom the whole thing.


      Another bad note, I found my tranny doesn't have 1 or 2. there's no clunking going in to gear. The gear selection fork must be broken. Thankfully I have another quattro 02m sitting here that I'll clean up this afternoon. I'll open this one up eventually to see what's going on inside it.

    22. 07-11-2012 06:04 PM #73
      Pat would you have any need for an entire a6 quattro parts car it has brand new st coils ill give you a killer deal.

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      07-12-2012 01:01 AM #74
      tore down the turbo for the rebuild.


      And finally finished the intake manifold (plate is for IAT and vac ports



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      07-12-2012 01:11 AM #75
      So far i like what i see!!
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