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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #20 on: 27 April 2011, 23:10 »
Looks lush polished  :cool:
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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #21 on: 28 April 2011, 10:35 »
That looks sexy!  :cool:

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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #22 on: 03 May 2011, 22:41 »
Cheers for the comments

Things are moving a bit slower than anticipated as had to fit a new gearbox and a few other bits into my mates mk2, but finally got a day on the Jetta :)

Plan is to strip it out then add;

Gti interior
Black carpets
Front electric windows
Remote central locking
Mk3 fuel tank and wiring
Refurbed rear beam with poly bushes from other Jetta
New brake lines
Replace n/s rear plastic arch as it is scuffed
Weld necessary areas

Few pics of progress;



Nice tidy rear panel :)



But a little rot where the boot seal join is :(



Inside of car was pretty grubby so going to get a good clean;



Rear o/s arch needs a little bit of attention;



And then there's the usual spot where the fuel tank bolts in :rolleyes:



All this work means I can get the G60 engine ready and hopefully drop it in quite quickly - this is my daily so have to plan its garage time.

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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #23 on: 04 May 2011, 09:28 »
Are you tackling the rust yourself?

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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #24 on: 04 May 2011, 10:27 »
Yep, gonna get it done today, car needs to be back on the road for the weekend

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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #25 on: 04 May 2011, 10:36 »
Need pics.  :cool:

Wanna learn how to do this myself.

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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #26 on: 04 May 2011, 12:32 »
I'll take a few as I go. First step is to learn to weld mate, the rest you can make up as you go along :)

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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #27 on: 05 May 2011, 01:15 »
Didn't get as much done today as I'd hoped, but that always seems to be the way. Few pics, mostly self explanatory;

Snow foam and pressure washed the underside;



Then dropped the rear beam off;



Started tackling one of the arches, but as always when you start digging it gets worse;





Other side of same arch;




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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #28 on: 06 May 2011, 23:49 »
Bit more done today :) though welder was spitting at me loads which was a pain (literally!)

Chopped out the rot in the fuel tank mount;



Made up a patch, bit crude but fitted ok;



First patch on bottom of arch;



Second;



Third;



Formed the lip;



Welded up, just need to run the grinder over it in the morning :)


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Re: Mk2 Jetta Gti - new daily
« Reply #29 on: 07 May 2011, 23:39 »
Tidied up;





Other side;