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volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Postby SweaterVest on Aug Wed 17, 2011 7:00 pm

Ive been thinking about maken this thread for a while but im a huge slacker.

mk3 vr6 gti
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its kind of an old picture

my aircooled project

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my dad bulit it when he was like 15. its been sittin outside for about 25 years so it a rust bucket.

and newst to the family is my mk2 gti thanks to staggeredmk4

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just put a new head gasket kit and windshield on her. after i get timing chains done on my mk3 my plan is to do a vr swap in this!!
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Postby sneakyboy1 on Aug Wed 17, 2011 11:44 pm

Glad to see you taking care of her Wes!
Just remember, I get 1st ride after your VR swap! ;)
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Postby SweaterVest on Aug Wed 17, 2011 11:56 pm

you will be the first to know when its done!!
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Postby MT-Getto on Aug Thu 18, 2011 7:29 am

No mention of that sweet caddy in the photo?
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Postby SweaterVest on Aug Thu 18, 2011 8:05 am

i wish that one of my bosses. i told him he should just give it to me because he has was to many cars... i got shut down
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Postby SweaterVest on Dec Sun 11, 2011 7:30 pm

so i broke down and did my timing chains on my mk3 vr6.... fml. i pulled it all apart and relized that i had ordered the wrong upper chain set up :banghead: i didnt want to put my tranny back in just to have to pull it apart the next week so i left it apart and waited for the right chains to show up

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so i was sitting in front of all my parts i had just taken off. they were a little dirty so i cleaned them up and thought to my self i can do better than this and reember that i had a sand blaster. so i spent an after noon sand blasting. everything looked sooooo clean but the right chains still werent here so i decided to paint a few parts

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a few years ago i painted my tranny

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so i fixed that too
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then my chains showed up and i put it all back to gether.... i never want to pull my tranny again i fought it for four hours before i could get it to set right :banghead: :banghead: i dont think i have ever hated my car as much as i did at that point. but i got her all back in and good and sutff. started it up and o my a vr sound soooooo good without the chains rattling :drool: and this is how it all sits now

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im thinking next week im going to relocate the battery, bypass the throttle body coolant lines, and maybe pull the hvac and cluster and throw in some leds.
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Postby padroB5 on Dec Sun 11, 2011 8:39 pm

looks like clean fresh beast in there!!!
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volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Postby MT-Getto on Dec Mon 12, 2011 7:46 am

Nice work!
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Postby vegas2017 on Dec Mon 12, 2011 3:05 pm

very nice!
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Re: volkSWAGEN SweaterVest style

Postby SweaterVest on Feb Wed 29, 2012 11:40 pm

a few updates for the mk3 from the past few months. I bought a vr lip for it the other day, i didnt put it on yet because it snowed like two feet the day after i got it... i would have been rollin snow plow status

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led cluster and switches!! i think if matches my deck pretty well

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draft 42 any one? got all that dumb SAI stuff out of the way

not really for my gti but i was doing timing chains on a vr6 and really didnt want to do it one the ground so i made me an engine stand.

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it worked really well! bolts on where the rear engine mount goes
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