Author Topic: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG  (Read 19405 times)

Offline laitymk3

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Right as it states above i ( I meaning mostly a mate of mine) am currently taking the engine out of my old MK3 valver and putting it into a new shell. Had a Dragon green 16v that I loved but as the body work got worst I tried to hide it by plasti dipping the car. Came out Okish but missed having something to polish and make shiny.

This is the ABF when it started out green:







And then white






I currently work at a Vauxhall dealership and yes I agree Vauxhalls are sh!tty (My Misses owns a sporthatch) but I can across a little gem of a trade in.  A R-Reg mk3 Colour Concept 8v with 120,000 miles! Now dealerships are known for kicking people in the plums for P/X but in this case I wanted to do the deal as I wanted their golf more than I wanted to sell them a car.
This was it on the day it was brought to the showroom.

How much do you think I paid?



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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #1 on: 05 February 2014, 12:57 »
The donor shell looks good, my guess is £300 - £400, that must be about its chop in value in the little book?

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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #2 on: 05 February 2014, 13:50 »
I heard you swapped it for sexual favours to the previous owner.How is big Bob anyway? :grin:

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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #3 on: 05 February 2014, 14:14 »
Considering you are a middle aged man now Gary you humour is that of a child under the age of 12.

And no sexual favours were given.

Car books like this.....

« Last Edit: 05 February 2014, 14:20 by laitymk3 »

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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #4 on: 05 February 2014, 14:20 »
I have no idea what you mean!

Just gunna leave this here.........

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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #5 on: 05 February 2014, 14:29 »
Wow thanks for reminding me how piss poor your mk4 was...... glad you got shut of that!  :whistle:

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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #6 on: 05 February 2014, 14:41 »
Wasnt mine.Was the womans. :wink: Plus there is no such thing as a nice MK4. :grin:

P.S-I miss Harry :( Murderer!
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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #7 on: 05 February 2014, 15:11 »
Too True Gary.

Harry may well be gone but the engine will soon be in Harriet!


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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #8 on: 09 February 2014, 10:15 »
Paid £200 quid with 8 months MOT and 4 months tax.....

week later it was slow at work on a Sunday so i gave her a good clean. was really quite pleased how it all came up!












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Re: Laity's MK3 ABF into MK3 C.C Engine swap.........LONG
« Reply #9 on: 10 February 2014, 14:03 »
looks fresh dude