1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby Leifro on May Fri 13, 2016 10:06 am

:thumbsup: I'll put a harness from fuse box to switch in along with parts
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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby Mikewire on May Fri 13, 2016 10:20 am

SweaterVest wrote:Maybe this will help?


Thanks Wes that did help. I tracked the issue down to the low/high selector in the turn switch.

Ended up being just a PO problem and a busted part...the tab on the back of the stalk had been broken off, and the sliding selector was non-functional.

Luckily I still had an assembly that came off my old B3 Passat, so I pulled the assembly and swapped the part out. It actually was OK because I was able to clean up the old grease and get some new dielectric grease and clean up the terminals.

Works like a charm now!

Disassemble #5:

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Donor B3 turn assembly:

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Put the bumper back on and rigged up some temp fogs with some old turn pigtail connectors:

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Fogs work!

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I have new H4 assemblies coming from GAP, and I have to wire up my city lights, which I will also relay and put on a second OEM switch in the dash.

From here, I'd like to get it running on the 16v and then I'll gather parts and it's getting swapped.

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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby Mikewire on May Fri 13, 2016 10:21 am

Leifro wrote::thumbsup: I'll put a harness from fuse box to switch in along with parts


That would be awesome :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby SweaterVest on May Fri 13, 2016 5:49 pm

Glad I could help. If you need any other diagrams or anything else let me know and I'll do what I can.
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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby Mikewire on May Sun 15, 2016 12:33 pm

After getting the lighting mostly squared away, I wanted to try and get the GTI running. The fuel system was quite hacked together, but appeared to be functional with some repair. I didn't get picture, but most of the clamps were low pressure only, and that was not going to hold up with the FI system.

So I dug through my toolbox and found a bunch of FI style clamps, and replaced all the questionable ones. Still needs some work, but it was enough to hold pressure and get the job done.




Runs and drives under it's own power! Still lots of things to get working, interior to put back together, and parts to find and put in place. Not to mention swap in the R32 motor and all associated bits.

Progress!

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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby MT-Getto on May Sun 15, 2016 2:52 pm

Cool!!


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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby YASHA7FOLD on May Sun 15, 2016 4:39 pm

Sweet.
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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby Roadhog on May Sun 15, 2016 6:07 pm

awesome work!
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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby MT-Getto on May Sun 15, 2016 7:15 pm

Dont drive it much with that valver and close ratio box...........
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Re: 1992 GTI R32 VR6 project...

Postby Roadhog on May Sun 15, 2016 9:50 pm

MT-Getto wrote:Dont drive it much with that valver and close ratio box...........


I say go for it! I'll take that R32 motor off your hands.
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