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Offline AndyGti

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #30 on: September 24, 2009, 08:26:20 pm »
Same, sucks not having a big enough shed for all the cars
when you have a sand rail and a beetle in the shed its deffo hard to fit a golf aswell :(

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #31 on: September 24, 2009, 08:41:19 pm »
removed a few more bolts and screws to get at the jumble of wiring behind the dash and looked at some G60s wondering what they would look like on the Cq...

But on a non-vag note, prepared a rear caliper carrier and guide pin to be installed in the Bighorn...
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #32 on: September 24, 2009, 09:27:58 pm »
haha how to make your mk3 look like S**T!!

this is how it looked before:

and now:


put standard springs in the rear for wof, but still low in the front. looks terrible!! i'll have to get a photo tomorrow when i get it out of the shed of the whole car

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #33 on: September 25, 2009, 05:18:19 am »
cut and polished my gloss black roof, well the painter did  :)
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #34 on: September 26, 2009, 01:52:23 pm »
26-09-09

Well I've been busy with work and this will be my last installment until my boxes from the UK turn up.

This morning at the tyre shop the good tyres finally came off my old ROH Reflexes.

 
The snow tyres on my new estorils have come off to make way for my good tyres and the result is what you see down below.



Looks great with the OEM wheels and I can't wait to fit my bilsteins I got from Cynic's parts corrado, I aim to do the shocks later this year. Have to email UK VW regarding R32/TT bushes to replace my old 19 year old ones.

Next job I removed the battery and removed some rust from the battery support bulkhead with wire brush and treated with rust inhibitor. It's another thing I'll have to mention to the panel shop when the time comes, so yeah more $$ gone.


Next weekend I'll probably clean my Bilsteins and give them a lick of yellow.

Adios amigos
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #35 on: September 26, 2009, 01:56:39 pm »
haha how to make your mk3 look like S**T!!

this is how it looked before:

and now:


put standard springs in the rear for wof, but still low in the front. looks terrible!! i'll have to get a photo tomorrow when i get it out of the shed of the whole car

you change springs just for a WOF, and then swap right back so its illegal again? hmm

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #36 on: September 26, 2009, 04:30:40 pm »
im going to try and make the lower springs legal soon. im going to drive it with these standard ones that i picked up the other day until then.
Before now i had no idea it was illegal

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #37 on: September 26, 2009, 04:32:22 pm »
How far off are they jeff?
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anglia4

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #38 on: September 26, 2009, 04:37:49 pm »
you mean how much play in the springs? about an inch!!  :o

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #39 on: September 26, 2009, 05:52:09 pm »
im going to try and make the lower springs legal soon. im going to drive it with these standard ones that i picked up the other day until then.
Before now i had no idea it was illegal

oops my bad, i figured the reason you took the lowered springs out for a WOF was because it wasn't legal with them?

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #40 on: September 26, 2009, 06:13:31 pm »
Spent 12hrs driving to pick up another mk2, second weekend in a row now, mrs isnt too happy with me now >:D >:D >:D

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #41 on: September 27, 2009, 09:26:51 pm »
Yay the diesel is 99% back together, just need to align the linkage

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #42 on: September 27, 2009, 10:05:56 pm »
New Goodyear F1 asymmetricals fitted yesterday  :)
First impressions great! - quiet, good ride, acccurate steering response.
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #43 on: September 27, 2009, 10:26:54 pm »
put wheel back on going to garage to get wheel alignment and she'll be ready for the 12 car next satday

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #44 on: September 28, 2009, 10:36:40 am »
Washed, polished and of course today it rains!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 >:(
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