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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #10 on: 27 October 2009, 17:30 »
looking stunning mate!
glad its going well for ya!!
and surprsingly i like it being green, not normally a fan of green cars!!
white/cream wheels work on the right cars imo!
keep it up m8!


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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #11 on: 27 October 2009, 17:58 »
I think it looks a good ride height for good ride/handling compromise.

As well as being lower than stock, are the springs stiffer?  Where was the kit from/made by who/how much?

The springs aren't much stiffer DH, a little less body roll but still absorbs the bumps  :cool:

It's a -40mm kit all round made by G-max bought off the bay from a guy breaking his Corrado. He said they had only been on his car 3 months and looking at the condition of the kit I beleive him. Cost less than £100 delivered. I just waited until the right kit came along didn't want to go down the coilover route as I think personally it would ruin the ride.

looking stunning mate!
glad its going well for ya!!
and surprsingly i like it being green, not normally a fan of green cars!!
white/cream wheels work on the right cars imo!
keep it up m8!

Cheers Robz, I wasn't sure of the green at first but the missus had a Dragon green polo a while back and it was a nice colour so with this being very similar I went for it  :smiley: If the wheel colour doesn't work, I'll just re-do them  :wink:
'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
'91 Black 2.1 16v Corrado -gone
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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #12 on: 27 October 2009, 18:09 »
i think they will suit it mate, off the above pic anyway!!
ya gonna do any meets next year??


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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #13 on: 27 October 2009, 18:15 »
Will be doing some next year, going to make sure I have the car done before the summer this year  :laugh: :laugh:

Going to get a few ignition components changed this weekend, had a little hiccup in it on Sunday ( :sad:) but no major drama.

Leads, plugs, dizzy cap & rotor arm to be changed and hunt around for a coil to go on it.
'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
'91 Black 2.1 16v Corrado -gone
'91 Tornado red Mk2

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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #14 on: 27 October 2009, 18:41 »
Looks well good mate!

Coils are biatch to find and are muchos $$ from VW. What's the issue? I had to replace the dizzy on mine as the hall sender had started to fail.

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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #15 on: 27 October 2009, 18:47 »
Not really a big issue with it Nick,

Just died on me when out in it the other day and wouldn't start again for about 30 seconds. When it did start again it ran fine and has been fine since  :huh:  :undecided:

Conker suggested the fuel relay which I have a spare of in the shed that I'll replace. The ignition parts I'm changing are to just give me piece of mind that they are all done. The last service in the book was about 8000 miles ago.

Thanks for the comments, need to get some better pics to post to show the car off, but sadly haven't got the talent you posses with the camera  :embarassed:
'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #16 on: 28 October 2009, 19:27 »
Forgot to mention earlier that I had made a little sub housing for the boot, just to improve the sounds a little. 2 minute job to take out if I need to use all the boot space.



You will notice the 6x9's in the parcel shelf  :angry: so while I was making the sub enclosure, I put some new infinity speakers in it and then covered the parcel shelf with some spare acoustic carpet to hide them  :smiley:



Today I received delivery of these items to put on. Just got to wait for the rotor arm and I'll get them on this weekend.

'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
'91 Black 2.1 16v Corrado -gone
'91 Tornado red Mk2

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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #17 on: 29 October 2009, 07:48 »
Decided to get a couple of pictures this morning at work so I had a bit more room to take them rather than on me drive.

             

             

And in this one you can see the suspension drop a bit better (and the fcuk up with the tyres  :embarassed:)

             

I have yet to find an angle of this car that I don't like  :smiley:
'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
'91 Black 2.1 16v Corrado -gone
'91 Tornado red Mk2

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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #18 on: 29 October 2009, 19:00 »
new pics are good mate...Seeing it with this lighting can see why you wanted to go cream with the wheels.  looks tidy enough with the drop as well.  Still very usable i bet

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Re: Andy's Classic Green Corrado 16v
« Reply #19 on: 29 October 2009, 19:22 »
Certainly is Mate,

Me and the missus have just been out and done the big shop in it and no rubbing issues at all  :laugh: :laugh:

I think I have a buyer for the old wheels so I might be able to get the wheel refurb done sooner as well  :smug:
'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
'91 Black 2.1 16v Corrado -gone
'91 Tornado red Mk2