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  1. Re: Project "Too Much on My Plate" - Audi A5 Rebuild

    Did a bunch of the little things yesterday. Fixed the smashed AC pressure switch plug first, simple fix of just cutting and splicing a new pigtail on, and then of course wrapping it in OEM wiring...
  2. Re: Project "Too Much on My Plate" - Audi A5 Rebuild

    Hmm I guess I should update this thread too. Not too much work has gone into this car in the last few months. Just honestly didn't mave much motivation to work on it, and even if I did, available...
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    Re: My Ginster Mk3

    Thanks for the feedback friends, here's a different kind of post for me... Minimal text, just some good ol fashioned whoring.

    First off, some pics by Danny at the Eurofest show. (proud to say that...
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    Re: ‘06 Mini JCW - Jacktown

    Oh boy this is so cool. Add me to the "almost bought a 1st gen BMW mini more than once" club. Super jealous of how much you picked this JCW up for!

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    Re: My Ginster Mk3

    Time to update this thread! I originally wasnt planning on bringing this car out this summer, but I changed my mind last minute and decided to enter the car into Eurofest.... Only issue was that I...
  6. Re: Project "Too Much on My Plate" - Audi A5 Rebuild

    Thanks for the input Colin and Stefan, the brakes have almost 100k kms on them so I was just planning on getting new ones anyways. It's so weird, I've had cars sit in the same spot as this car for...
  7. Re: Project "Too Much on My Plate" - Audi A5 Rebuild

    Oh also, weird issue I'm having.. Anybody see anything like this before? It's like my brake pads rotted from sitting for a year... On my test drive when I hit the brakes I saw a cloud of brown...
  8. Re: Project "Too Much on My Plate" - Audi A5 Rebuild

    Havnt updated this thread in a while. I've been working on this car on and off in my free time, just a few hours every few days for the last couple of weeks. First thing was replacing some smashed...
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    Re: Mk3 GTI VR6 Wagon Build

    Small update on this car, spent a few hours wiring wheel and painting the block! I used an assortment of wire wheel adapters on an impact to brush all the thick rust and loose factory paint off, then...
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    Re: Mk3 GTI VR6 Wagon Build

    So I've been slowly making progress on this VR6 engine. First off was introducing all the crusty accesories and brackets to the parts washer. After a good scrub, things started to look alot more...
  11. Re: Stupid Cobra II - An extremely NON EURO build thread

    Exciting progress: Engine mount fabrication! This was a super tedious, but fun, and a very rewarding process! The first step was locating the engine into its final position. Centering the engine was...
  12. Re: Stupid Cobra II - An extremely NON EURO build thread

    Finally back working on this project! I originally wanted to have this thing ready to drive for my graduation, however with this whole COVID19 situation all my iron ring and graduation ceremonies/...
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    Re: Old but electrifying

    Never heard of this edition before haha, but congrats! Ive always secretly loved how these things looked...

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    Re: Mk3 GTI VR6 Wagon Build

    Small update today, mostly did some cataloguing of parts I have already for the car, and what else I need to move forward. I also decided to start tearing the crusty engine apart for a quick refresh....
  15. Project "Too Much on My Plate" - Audi A5 Rebuild

    Well, now with all this self isolation free time, and absolutely 0 job prospects for a fresh grad like myself. Time to get to work on the cars. All of them, apparently lol.

    A little bit of...
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    Re: Mk3 GTI VR6 Wagon Build

    Sunday was a pretty exciting day for the mk3 project, got alot done! It wasn't too cold outside and I was tired of working in the dark, so the first thing I did was push the red mk3 outside. Then, I...
  17. Re: Stupid Cobra II - An extremely NON EURO build thread

    Thanks Blair! What can I say... I love making more trouble for myself that kills way too much of my time haha.



    I had no idea you were on that cruise! What were you driving at the time?


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    Re: Mk3 GTI VR6 Wagon Build

    Another small update, schools been busy lately and I can only work on this thing for a few hours at a time... Still struggling to get that stupid pedal box out... But I did make some progress on it!...
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    Re: Mk3 GTI VR6 Wagon Build

    Small update on this car; havnt had too much time to work on it because of the renovations ive been doing to the barn. Now that its done, and a few of my cars are moved over there I should be able to...
  20. Stupid Cobra II - An extremely NON EURO build thread

    Hello Eurodrivers.. Me again.. This time I have no excuse. This just straight up isnt a euro build, BUT Mr. President Railton gave me the green light so here we are. This is my 1978 Ford Mustang...
  21. Thread: Cold Cars!

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    Re: Cold Cars!

    My Mustang's (winter beater) battery jihaded itself. tried boosting my car and it started bubbling and leaking acid out of the caps... also for that week my steering was alot heavier... i actually...
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    Re: Mk3 GTI VR6 Wagon Build

    Step 1 of this project was to move the red mk3 into the garage for a teardown... Unfortunately the car was slightly frozen into the earth.. And also, since no f*cks are given with this body, we just...
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    Mk3 GTI VR6 Wagon Build

    Hello all. It's no secret that Mk3s arnt the most loved generation of VW in this club... But luckily I have enough Mk3 enthusiasm for the rest of us!

    So, a little bit of background:
    First off,...
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    Re: Scott's B9 S4

    Exciting! And congratulations! Can't wait to check this one out.

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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    Welp, this may be the last update for a while haha. I decided to take the car out for a quick photoshoot, to recreate some of the original pics I took when i first got it. This has been a super...
  26. Re: A Gambler’s Thread – e30mclow’s Replacement S4

    Wasn't bad at all, the hood scoop/vent had some clearcoat peeling though if I recall correctly.

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  27. Re: A Gambler’s Thread – e30mclow’s Replacement S4

    Oh my God. (unpopular opinion but) That is sooooo much better haha

    I had the pleasure of doing a full detail on one of these about two years ago. Such a cool car.
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    Finally got euro turn signals! I wanted orange ones, but clear ones are all Concept 1 had in stock.. Oh well. Also, turns out the wiring is different on the NA signals (euro ones don't light up as...
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    Another small update on Ol' Greg. I started off by changing the spark plugs. Like everything else I've done on this car so far, the old parts are tired, but still in fairly okay condition. I did...
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    Hahahaha [emoji23][emoji23]
    I guess this technology just predates my existence..

    Now, some more maintenance to make sure this Jetta will have many years of worry free driving ahead... Starting...
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    So, I really want to get rid of this thing ASAP. As there's still a couple cars that also need my attention before the snow falls... Thus, Im gonna be blasting through stuff as quickly as I can in...
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    So, I finally got the brakes all bolted on and bled... Now, I've bled some pretty old brakes, but the fluid that came out of this Jetta was something else.

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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    The new owner is Bryan Charles, the guy with the mint silver Mk1 GTI. As far as PDR, that sounds about right, Aaron's typical charge is $40 a dent.

    Now, onto the nightmare that were the brakes....
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    A heat gun on low heat, and Chemical Guys VRP. The VRP will make any faded plastic look brand new, but it doesn't last too long. The heat gun wasnt necessary, just used to bring some natural...
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    Another day of small progress. I was planning on working on this car the whole day, but life happens so I ended up only having a few hours before the monthly meet. I threw parts on as quickly as I...
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    Mini update; yesterday I had some time to work on the car a bit since I abononed it half stripped on my driveway. I started by washing it off, and then I finished polishing the small areas where the...
  37. Thread: E91 Touring

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    Re: E91 Touring

    It was nice meeting you last Sunday! We're you on the ClubVeeDub forums around ~2011-2013ish? Your screen name brings up vague old memories from that site..
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    Thanks friends! Im actually quite stunned at how good the paint was under all that crust as well.



    Thanks Stefan, but fairly satisfying? No. It was extremely satisfying to see it come back to...
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    Re: Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    Hello again, I forgot to mention in the last post that i've named this Jetta "Ol' Greg". So, continuing on, I gave O'l Greg the classic driveway wash. There was so much oxidization on the paint that...
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    Whoops, Another Mk2 Jetta

    So, backstory; the white Jetta has a few panels that are in less than desirable condition and its also missing a few little random bits. I saw this abandoned, Gambia Red, 1985 Jetta GL on Facebook...
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