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Offline Diamond Hell

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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #710 on: 29 December 2012, 20:03 »
I can do the wing, been 25 years since I worked in a bodyshop but hey ho  :whistle:

Shall see what I can sort on the bumper front on the mainland too  :smiley:

Legend and cheers.  Let me know when we should expect you next.  Once things are back up together it might be time to look up some sprints for 2013.  :whistle:
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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #711 on: 29 December 2012, 20:07 »
tis ok, you can change the gear linkages out on the G2 next time I am over  :laugh:

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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #712 on: 29 December 2012, 20:38 »
Good news mate! Bet that's a weight of your shoulders!
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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #713 on: 30 December 2012, 12:36 »
During my absence from here I did spot a couple of repair pics come up via Chuffs FB at the time, the one that sticks in my mind is the human spring compressor.  I had no idea the extend of the issues you were dealing with until I caught up on this thread!

Harsh, feel for you as there was clearly nothing you could have done.  Good news that you haven't got to go to the extreme measures I did to get it straight again.  And, obviously even better news that nobody was hurt and the car lives on to race another day!  I think a lot of thanks go to Chuff for being in the passenger seat at the time and if it had of rolled you had the cage, timing or what!?

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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #714 on: 30 December 2012, 14:44 »
Good news DH  :smiley:
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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #715 on: 27 January 2013, 09:39 »
Dave came up with a pair of replacement bumpers, the front one has been offered up and it's good to see things looking very much straighter and tidier than before.

Just need a replacement off-side headlight surround (headlight is good, surround is bent), the offside indicator and a gentle bit of tactical pushing out on the offside wing and we should be ready to take the control arms off and stitch up the new ones.

Then I'm going to need to actually drive it a bit more  :grin:
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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #716 on: 27 January 2013, 10:19 »
Might have the headlight surround - swapped one out that was cracked  :smiley:


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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #717 on: 27 January 2013, 21:56 »
Another thread I'm up to date with...

Shame about the accident...glad everyone came out ok and the cars being sorted. Going by the video the golf seems a easy car to drive on the track...god bless syncro
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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #718 on: 27 January 2013, 22:31 »
Going by the video the golf seems a easy car to drive on the track...god bless syncro

That's kinda the idea.  :wink:

Shame about the accident.

Nah - could have been SO much worse and it was one helluvan experience.  Plus I'd like to claim the chipped cup theory on the car now.  :grin:
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Re: Caged, bucketed & harnessed Golf2 Syncro ABF
« Reply #719 on: 26 December 2013, 09:08 »
Finally pulled out some of the footage from nearly FOUR years ago and processed it, because it was massively over-exposed, which is why it looks a bit odd:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LP1L1mff1Cw
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