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Re: Golfyste's road legal track car
« Reply #10 on: 17 January 2013, 11:14 »
Hmmm I like the look of the safety devices one.
Are the omp cages any good?
I'm not in a rush anyway as I'm doing all free stuff for now haha.

Just took some of the interior out and nearly lost my hands! Ha
Will post pictures later!


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Re: Golfyste's road legal track car
« Reply #11 on: 17 January 2013, 11:43 »
I know people who've had to cut OMP cages up and re-weld the feet back on.  :lipsrsealed:

They're made in Italy.  I don't like to stereotype, but....
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Re: Golfyste's road legal track car
« Reply #12 on: 17 January 2013, 15:52 »
I know people who've had to cut OMP cages up and re-weld the feet back on.  :lipsrsealed:

They're made in Italy.  I don't like to stereotype, but....

Haha ok then  :laugh:

Anyway DAY 1!  :cool:

Started off the day nice and frosty at -3  :laugh:


Few of the car before things get crazy  :evil:

Will definitely be lifting it up a little for track use ...




Anybody seen these seats before? They have airbags and are in next I mint condition haha


Started with whipping some of the seats out (which weigh a ton!)


And then all the boot stuff!


Terrible picture haha


Then sorted the front carpet and expose all the heavy soundproofing!


A nice pile of interior  :grin:


Ripped all the soundproofing out and also the side panels


End of the day pictures!






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Quite happy with the progress for today  :smiley:

Couple of small questions.

Does anyone recommend leaving the thick soundproofing behind the glovebox you can see on the last picture incase of engine bay fires etc??
I looked at along it out and I will need to cut it up so thought I best ask first as I won't be able to put it back haha

Also how do you remove the trim and handle for the bonnet release? Tried pulling it off with no success haha

I also did a little Weighing o a few parts I took off to see what weight I'm saving
Did weigh everything but here's a little list

Front seats were 22kg each (which I think are lighter then the recaros

Back seats
Parcel shelf
Spare wheel
Some sound proofing (not all of it)
And a few bits of crap (2kg)

All added upto 45kg

So just with that I'm saving 89kg!!
And the car is still full of stuff which i havent weighed inc - carpet, panels and other crap! Haha

Next step is going to be to remove all the sound proofing stuck to the floor and eventually paint all the inside satin black just to tidy it up a little  :cool:

« Last Edit: 17 January 2013, 19:46 by golfyste »


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Re: Golfyste's road legal track car
« Reply #13 on: 17 January 2013, 16:07 »
The bulkhead soundproofing is fitted more to keep the noise out, it can be removed but you will suffer more heat / noise in the cabin.

Only way to remove it complete is to take the dash out.
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Re: Golfyste's road legal track car
« Reply #14 on: 17 January 2013, 16:14 »
The bulkhead soundproofing is fitted more to keep the noise out, it can be removed but you will suffer more heat / noise in the cabin.

Only way to remove it complete is to take the dash out.

Don't mind to much about noise and heat etc
So will just give it a good cutting and pull it out with my magic Stanley  :grin:


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Re: Golfyste's road legal track car
« Reply #15 on: 17 January 2013, 18:58 »
Some work going on there. Good job. I think the seats are base line seat I've see them in 1.4 1.6 cars

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Re: Golfyste's road legal mk4 "project track car"
« Reply #16 on: 17 January 2013, 20:21 »
Cheers mate gonna try get all the sound proofing off the floor next, does anyone know the best way of getting it off?

also going to look at building a platform for the shifter like i put in the other thread


what site did you see it for sale on mate?


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Re: Golfyste's road legal mk4 "project track car"
« Reply #17 on: 17 January 2013, 20:36 »
Cheers mate gonna try get all the sound proofing off the floor next, does anyone know the best way of getting it off?

Heat gun and a scraper :smiley:
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Re: Golfyste's road legal mk4 "project track car"
« Reply #18 on: 17 January 2013, 20:41 »
Looks good :afro:

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Re: Golfyste's road legal mk4 "project track car"
« Reply #19 on: 17 January 2013, 22:26 »
Cheers mate gonna try get all the sound proofing off the floor next, does anyone know the best way of getting it off?

Heat gun and a scraper :smiley:

Thats what i was thinking....just wondered if anyone had a magical technique  :grin:

Looks good :afro:

Where in Sheff are you?

Frecheville in south east Sheffield mate (Bilrey, Hackenthorpe area)  :smiley:

Where abouts are you? dont recall ever seeing you drivin around....


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