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    1. 03-10-2020 11:27 PM #51
      Spring is coming early so I'm planning to start working on this again in the coming weeks. I didn't bother heating the shop this winter so projects haven't been touched since October. This one should finally see pavement this spring.

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      Bumblebee Tuna

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    3. 05-18-2020 09:10 AM #52
      Big day yesterday.

      I was finally was able to find time to put a roller front end on the 92 GTI blocking the door in the garage. Rolled both cars out into the driveway and did a quick cleaning in the shop and returned with swapped parking positions.

      The punch list on the Corrado is short before the first drive on the street. I need to finish lenses for the front still but will drive with a temp setup for the interim. Here's what's left today:

      -Connect Shifter cables at trans
      -install Passenger axle
      -Glue on rear view mirror to windshield
      -t2s subframe bolts, lug nuts
      -bleed clutch and brakes
      -mount ecu in raintray
      -confirm fans run at temperature













      https://youtu.be/kjX17fnz4OQ



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      Bumblebee Tuna

    4. 05-19-2020 02:29 PM #53
      Shifter cables are connected now. I fought with the subframe bolts and couldn't get them to catch on the bumper bar nuts before the lunch break ran out. Will try a small pry bar through the peak hole in the bumper bar behind the turn signals to get the angles in agreement.

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      Bumblebee Tuna

    5. 05-19-2020 05:20 PM #54
      This is hopefully worth sharing for other C owners. I ordered 2 cabin filter kits from das_classic_parts on the gram designed for Mk2. I rolled the dice hoping to use one for the Corrado and one for the GTI... Corrado is not specified but I figured it was going to be a toss up as the cabin screens are a match. Today was the day of reckoning as I mounted the ECU permanently...







      It fits by taking a razor blade to the highest point on the plastic shoulder of the curved element on one side. About 1/4" has to come off the filter plastic, no damage to the paper element. A flat filter element (I guess they're available) would fit no problem. I paid $60 shipped ... And now I have a brand new cabin filter system.



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      Bumblebee Tuna

    6. 05-22-2020 05:44 PM #55
      Getting there.

      ✓ - Connect Shifter cables at trans

      ✓ - install Passenger axle

      -Glue on rear view mirror to windshield

      -t2s subframe bolts, lug nuts

      -bleed clutch and brakes

      ✓ - mount ecu in raintray

      -confirm fans run at temperature

      Maybe a short drive this weekend?

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      Bumblebee Tuna

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      05-23-2020 03:35 PM #56
      I have one of those cabin air filters as well. Unfortunately with my spoonfed rain tray the arced filter wouldnt work even after some trimming. I was lucky enough to find a flat topled filter online and it works perfectly.

      Car looks good!

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