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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #10 on: 25 October 2010, 19:26 »
nice one... got yourself a real project there and you seem to be working hard on it..... have you got a deadline set for when you want it done or are you just going to keep at a crazy pace till you're happy its finished..  its always good to see cars being saved... some people would just happily bin cars that need this much love!

I'm over my deadline due to cash requirements fella  :rolleyes:
Yeah I keep going until I'm happy I've only made two concessions
A new FAN, shroud and radiator. Cost about £300 which I can't justify at the moment!
A new paint job £2K
 
How much do you think I paid for this and how much do you think I spent on it  :laugh:
Car........ um 750....... spent, i have no idea 1.5k so far?

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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #11 on: 25 October 2010, 20:29 »
I think I will have spend about 1.5K at the end of it maybe more if I get a paint job, but I paid exactly what I thought was fair, plus she didn't want it broken up and trusted me to getting it back to the way it once was. :smiley:

Anyways metering head was rusty so refurbed some more. Did have braided spares, but as the old ones where fine I prefered the solid pipes instead.









The electrics where shot to pieces on her so lucky enough to swap it over for the heavy duty cables of a Corrado!






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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #12 on: 25 October 2010, 20:58 »
This picture is for Chris about the 1" from the floor don't forget this is the lower wheel arch and guesing it hit something LOL :grin: :laugh:

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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #13 on: 25 October 2010, 22:53 »
This picture is for Chris about the 1" from the floor don't forget this is the lower wheel arch and guesing it hit something LOL :grin: :laugh:



:cool: :cool:

nice effort!

in all seriousness its looking much better! :afro:


I don't think a semi will give the same results

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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #14 on: 25 October 2010, 23:45 »
yeah you're doing a cracking job... i actually can wait to work on my engine now!

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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #15 on: 25 October 2010, 23:47 »
Excellent work, good to see the car being saved.
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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #16 on: 25 October 2010, 23:55 »
Good work Jay, like it. :afro:
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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #17 on: 26 October 2010, 10:58 »
Thanks guys Still have a loads to do, but laying it out on what I've done and still to do its alot and realised I must have just cracked on with it. Must be sadist  :grin:
The new interior didn't go in yet due to the fact I only just stopped all leaks into the cabin.(mould)
Once the new wheel arch arrives I can stick the bumper on, but not sure about cutting into the fog light housing on the new bumper guess it will be dremel and masking tape? Plus need to tap into the loom for the 12V supply.  :smiley:
 

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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #18 on: 26 October 2010, 15:24 »
I like this thread.  :smiley:

I made this : ->

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Re: Well I'm calling this extreme GTI 16V makeover LOL!
« Reply #19 on: 26 October 2010, 16:39 »
I like this thread.  :smiley:

+1 was an awesome read this morning!  :cool: