G60 Rado [Manwithouthat]

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G60 Rado [Manwithouthat]

Postby Manwithouthat on Jul Fri 05, 2013 11:23 pm

Bought this 1990 Corrado G60 off Craigslist.
I had to have it.

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Also stripped the trunk and cleaned it today!

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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby sneakyboy1 on Jul Sat 06, 2013 10:54 pm

Now all you need to do is strip the motor out on it and VR it. ;-)

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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby Manwithouthat on Jul Sun 07, 2013 10:06 pm

That would be really sweet. I think I'm going to be leaving it original g60 though. Through in a new supercharger and some other stuff and it will be one mean Rado. Right now I'm trying to find an original Rieger Corrado GTO widebody kit.
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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby Roadhog on Jul Sun 07, 2013 10:10 pm

Manwithouthat wrote:Right now I'm trying to find an original Rieger Corrado GTO widebody kit.



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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby Manwithouthat on Jul Sun 07, 2013 10:58 pm

Whaaaa? Don't like the widebody? I don't really feel strongly about the front bumper but I like the rest.
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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby Manwithouthat on Jul Mon 08, 2013 9:24 pm

Tomorrow I will start ordering parts.... Suspension or Engine first????
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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby kompressorgolf on Jul Mon 08, 2013 10:44 pm

Dont bother with spencer's opinion, to each their own, not my ball of wax either, but cool none the less. At least you work on your corrado! Keep it up, be leery of those chargers, they need to be healthy!
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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby Manwithouthat on Jul Mon 08, 2013 11:13 pm

BBM apparently rebuilt the engine and supercharger 25k miles ago. Don't know the extent of the rebuild but I have some receipts for an engine etc. which was included with purchase.
I think I'm going to go suspension. Bag it and replace all bushings, tie rods, ball joints, control arms, rack and pinion, and anything else that needs an ass kicking while I'm in there.
Suggestions are welcomed...
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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby MT-Getto on Jul Tue 09, 2013 6:47 am

Buy that tdi donor on CraigsList!!
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Re: New Rado in the Club

Postby kompressorgolf on Jul Tue 09, 2013 11:51 am

its gone already! thats sweet bbm rebuilt it! just a rebuild or did they spruce up the g charger? not many g60's on the road anymore, very cult status engine, i ran one in europe but with a mercedes roots blower on it. killer reliability. and 250 hp. the charger could outflow the cylinder head by a long shot. strong motors for sure, and a healthy G charger makes an intoxicating sound, i would run a boost guage if it doesnt have one, the last G60 i seen made 1 psi of boost haha. i would start with the suspension, make sure its all tight and good to go. watching!
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