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  1. it is so annoying isnt it! we purposely park as far away as possible & someone always end up by you even in an empty car park
  2. im the same with both of mine i used to go & collect wood cut offs for the fire in the 16v & would just pile it in the back
  3. absolutely! hence why i pulled the dash out of the 16v twice as the 1st time i did the matrix but not the heater box relining - big mistake
  4. hmmm - ive thought about it but apart from a slight hand brake improvement is there any other point? im more refreshing underneath rather than nut & bolt resto lots of hardware & solid items & things that are OK to re-use will be used again ive also got to account for a new Cat1 with full closure - anyone have any ideas on brand & model choices? im thinking Sigma but the last place i spoke to was saying need extra boxes for the full closure, whereas i recall the guy who fitted the Sigma on my 16v many years ago say he only needed to connect 1 wire to enable full closure i also need to get the Modena's painted, rebuilt & tyres put on them - oh yeah & bolt on spacers front & rear
  5. thanks everyone i will have a good read through
  6. thanks MJA - id not found that page on LLL good shout about the alternator too, mine could definitely do with a refub - do you have a record of how much it cost with them? i was thinking of new wishbones as not sure how the originals would be after sand blasting - any reason you say to refurb existing than buy new? yeah im aware it is going to be hunting around for lots of parts, im used to it after all these years with a corrado lol im sending it to my mechanic for the work, too much for me to do on a driveway
  7. thank you for the input, appreciated is ETKA online? spoke to KW & the chap said can send them an email with what currently have & they will send out a reply with the correct parts available 🙂
  8. Should also add, ive tried looking for part numbers on LLL Parts but they have very little info to offer
  9. Hi All The VR6 is planned to go in for an underside restoration over winter & i am about to embark on buying parts in preparation. Plan is to drop everything off, blast & powder coat anything that can be & then buy new where needed - bushes, running gear, front wishbones, brake lines etc Has anyone here tackled similar & have any info on parts & part numbers & where to go for them? Randomly off the top of my head in no order Front top mounts front wishbones with bushes (is it worth getting R32 bushes?) drop links CV boots steering rack boots front disc back plates possibly new discs & pads all round rear top mounts rear beam bushes rear disc plates exhaust hanger rubbers thats about all i can think of, if anyone can think of other bits pls chip in, it would be appreciated oh - anybody know if KW offer a refresh service for their coilovers? thanks in advance
  10. try this search result string vw corrado heater blower motor - Google Search try to go for the higher powered version as there are 2 types available
  11. interesting - yes m8 hence the thought as i may refresh discs & pads in the winter when it goes in for the underside refresh in the winter why not go bigger disc if possible eh lol
  12. tasty! i went for the 4 pots as had to run the speedline but ive finally got the wheels i want for the VR6 i wonder how much of a bigger disc i could fit under the 16" modena's in comparison to the 15" speedlines - may have to call HiSpec for a chat
  13. looking good - are they the 6 pots? ive got the 4 pots from HiSpec & love them 🙂
  14. i did think i could help but id read it wrong, thought it was the actual parcel shelf you needed
  15. i think they are referring to the fact that there are different speeds of USB cable, ideally you want a USB 3 if possible as these can handle a higher data throughput however, it may be that whatever you are using is not corrado compatible IIRC you cant read much through the OBD1 port
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