Mk2 GTi Syncro Build - We’re getting traction

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  1. slimwadey Paid Member Paid Member

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    Lists !!! i love a list.
    cant beat ticking shit off.

    On a side note he's nearly ready to get it on the Rotisserie , he just needs to finish off the exhaust and brackets on the body then it can be made pretty underneath.
     
  2. slimwadey Paid Member Paid Member

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    I was not amused he did this job on my living room floor... i have perfectly good garage for that !
    Although i will be building my engine on the table in the living room so .... ;)
     
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  3. copeidge

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    I used Co2/Argon mix, and it was perfect :)
     
  4. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Hmmm...

    Maybe I’ll buy some and try it, see how it goes. It’s only cheap
     
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  5. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Cruise control switch holder made. Primarily for dad as his will be finished first but I’ll use it too.

    The evolution.
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    And the final product.

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    Clips in as a normal blank would. And then the cruise control stalk clips into the back.

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  6. Tristan Forum Junkie

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    Nice addition.
     
  7. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I’d like a CE1 CC stalk but they’re stupid money so this will do. Bit of filler and some texture paint and it’ll look factory fresh
     
  8. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Got some supplies.. I wonder what that could mean?

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  9. Vinnie

    Vinnie Paid Member Paid Member

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    Well in my case that would be rust :lol: Or the most dreaded job to do
     
  10. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Haha, luckily I’m all out of rust. Only had 2 bits.

    It’s time for underseal... Once I’ve finished the exhaust.
     
  11. Vinnie

    Vinnie Paid Member Paid Member

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    Looking good mate leaps and bounds now
     
  12. Tristan Forum Junkie

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    What are you using Sam, that Raptor-esque stuff?
     
  13. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Yeah, it’s just raptor before they get their hands on it. I asked

    tinted Monza paint cost me £50 a lone
     
  14. rubjonny

    rubjonny Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    Doing your toenails?
     
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  15. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    costel1969 Paid Member Paid Member

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    He is and look how they turned out..... just fab!! Not quite Monza blue but a very decent effort. It's truly amazing what a small grinder, wire wheels and a steely resolve can do.
    P.S. Hasn't Sam got lovely feet..

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  17. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Well, today has been half productive.

    Part 1: another V band added as you physically couldn’t get it on without taking the turbo off.

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    Downpipe part 2 and prop clearance.

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    Doesn’t run too low which is what I was worried about.
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    Then tacked the next section in and made a hanger.
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  18. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Well well well...

    Exhaust almost finished, my back box is still on back order so this is as far as I can go.

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    Made a bit more

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    then a bit more

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    then a bit after that

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    then welded it.

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    and tadaaa
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    Then ermm

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    Bit of surface rust from stuff we ground back months ago.

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    this is an awful job

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    one half done

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  19. cupracraig

    cupracraig Paid Member Paid Member

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    so good that you have to roll over jog.. hats off to you, i wish i had your skills
     
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  20. Savagesam

    Savagesam Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    The Super T’s are up for sale if anyone is interested :)
     

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