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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #10 on: 01 October 2011, 06:23 »



That is all. Work commences Sunday :D

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #11 on: 01 October 2011, 13:40 »
Missed this thread... nice one.. can't wait to this develop. get a calendar pic done quick, need to sort mine out over the next couple of days

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #12 on: 01 October 2011, 17:25 »
Easy to miss really as I haven't done much with it lately apart from drive it in the sunshine with the roof, down, and fiddle with the desperately irritating pooberg! Why someone put a carb engine in this car I don't know, but at least all the Kjet loom is all present, should be an easy swap tomorrow providing this engine is all its cracked up to be. Supposed to be an 80k lump from a mk1 campaign. Its gotta be better than the crap thats in it at present!

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby *new engine in*
« Reply #13 on: 02 October 2011, 20:19 »
spent the day on the cab today, good progress, got the carb engine out, Kjet engine is in, all thats left to do is fit the fuel pump, connect the fuel pipes to the metering head, fit the expansion tank, fill with coolant and fire her up! Pics from today

old carb engine in this morning


carb engine out



Kjet engine in, this was taken a few hours before I'd left so theres a bit more stuff connected up now

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #14 on: 03 October 2011, 10:04 »
80k motor from a Campaign,  that's a lucky find.. How longs it been standing for?

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #15 on: 03 October 2011, 10:35 »
Turns out this engine was a really good find... Its not a 1.8, its an early 1.6 which i'm well chuffed about!

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #16 on: 03 October 2011, 10:51 »
Turns out this engine was a really good find... Its not a 1.8, its an early 1.6 which i'm well chuffed about!

Ah OK.... What box is on it then as early 1600's run with a 4 speed and are rare as fook now?

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #17 on: 03 October 2011, 19:22 »
All I know is its defo a 5 speed, it slips into all gears nicely  :grin:

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #18 on: 03 October 2011, 19:43 »
All I know is its defo a 5 speed, it slips into all gears nicely  :grin:

Ah cool, can't be that old then unless it had a box change at some point in it's life.. 

How long do you think it will take you get it all done?

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Re: Adi's mk1 golf GTI cabby
« Reply #19 on: 03 October 2011, 20:40 »
Well I've been down the garage for an hour after work and got the fuel pump fitted, but its not working, hopefully its just missing a relay. Then I just have to connect up some hoses and it should be good to go