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    You might have noticed the 45 degree bend...

    You might have noticed the 45 degree bend intercooler pipe that I had originally put on. When I tried to test fit the air filter there was nowhere for the filter to go, I then knew I had 2 options,...
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    Just visually it looks really good actually, the...

    Just visually it looks really good actually, the pins fit perfectly in the holes on the lower cross member. The top bracket fits into a little slot just like the original. It comes with a plug in the...
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    Once I had all the plumbing for the turbo sorted...

    Once I had all the plumbing for the turbo sorted out I fitted my refurbished one

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    When I went ahead and compared the 2 turbos side by side, my refurbished turbo has a bigger inlet when is...
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    I was tempted to build this engine but it ran...

    I was tempted to build this engine but it ran well before apart from the turbo and I want to be driving the car this summer. My plan is to get another engine and rebuild that, most likely with forged...
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    Time to make a start on the engine, i'm not going...

    Time to make a start on the engine, i'm not going to tear down this engine and rebuild it but i will clean it up and replace some seals and gaskets etc.

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    First is the sump off, there was...
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    96785 I bought the parts a while ago to...

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    I bought the parts a while ago to rebuild the shifter mechanism, mainly because the centering spring was snapped and made it very hard to select 3rd gear. I bought all the bushes and spring...
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    96761 I pulled the sub-frame mainly to make it...

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    I pulled the sub-frame mainly to make it easier to remove the exhaust down pipe and to make it possible to replace the anti roll bar bushes, while the sub-frame is out I will be cleaning and...
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    96668 We went to the NEC Practical Classics...

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    We went to the NEC Practical Classics show and I managed to find this for sale on one of the stands, My plan is to strip it and paint the body with the same Dragon Green colour match paint...
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    96626 I knew the drivers side inner wing was a...

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    I knew the drivers side inner wing was a bit rusty but over the weekend it went over it with a wire wheel on my grinder and it actually turned out to be a lot worse than I thought. I was...
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    I haven't posted in a little while mainly because...

    I haven't posted in a little while mainly because I was doing bits and bobs and not really taking many photos. I did manage to get the welding on the passenger sill done and I started to seal seal...
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    I have offered up the centre console plastic from...

    I have offered up the centre console plastic from my old dash and it seems to fit ok, and all the buttons in the centre attach to this plastic. I already have the spoiler button in which fits...
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    Fitting Early Dash in Late Car

    A couple of weeks ago I bought a black dashboard from an early car, for the price I paid it was worth a shot to see if I could make it work with all the bits from my late dash. I have read that the...
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    Thanks but I got myself a rent free bottle from...

    Thanks but I got myself a rent free bottle from Adams gas at the weekend, what I actually needed was the regulator and a hose adaptor for my welder. I now have everything I need to start welding...
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    So while i'm still working on getting a better...

    So while i'm still working on getting a better gas system for my welder I thought i'd get on with the interior. A couple of weeks ago I bought a black dashboard from an early car, for the price I...
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    I ran out of gas again for my welder. Currently...

    I ran out of gas again for my welder. Currently i'm using the small disposable C02 Argon bottles but they don't last very long at all and at £12 it adds up quickly. I have been looking into...
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    96222 I primed up the whole area around the...

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    I primed up the whole area around the battery bracket and tried some of the Dragon Green pearl paint from Halfords, the photo shows 1 coat which was maybe a little too heavy (try to ignore...
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    I decided to tackle my first rust hole. The...

    I decided to tackle my first rust hole. The battery tray seemed to be the easiest to tackle first. I drilled out the original spot welds for the battery bracket to reveal the extent of the rust.
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    I found it tedious enough removing the old tape to put new tape on the looms, the thought never crossed my mind to go ahead and clean each wire haha.
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    I want to start trying to run my freshly wrapped...

    I want to start trying to run my freshly wrapped loom in its final position but I thought id better give the panels a bit of a clean because they are caked on with oil and muck.

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    I started...
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    I haven't seen any other rust holes but it would...

    I haven't seen any other rust holes but it would definitely be worth checking, do you mean in the scuttle panel area? I really want to be able to drive it this summer so I'm going to concentrate on...
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    Thanks for the positive comments. Ive been...

    Thanks for the positive comments. Ive been working of the car most of today and I think I have made some good progress. I'm mainly working on getting the loom sorted out, that involves:
    - pulling...
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    1.8t refresh build

    I figured I would create this if nothing else as a place to document my build progress. If anyone actually looks at this then I guess that's a bonus. I must also note that I have never posted a build...
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    Right I have progress. I have spoken to a friend...

    Right I have progress. I have spoken to a friend at VW who has pointed me in the right direction which may help others, although I guess it is a weird problem to have. Like vw rule said there is a...
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    Thanks for the detailed reply. I have looked at...

    Thanks for the detailed reply. I have looked at the video and it seems like there is something other than a standard washer between the top nut and the linkage, maybe that has an arm that pushes on...
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    Reverse light switch mechanism missing

    I have fairly recently purchased my Corrado and the reverse lights never worked. I did some digging and found that that switch works perfectly when pressed and the reverse lights lit up. However...
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