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Postby Neilyman » 05 Oct 2006, 18:12

1000er wrote:and you can see, this golf also has a blue frontlip on his head :lol: :lol:


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Postby mikuni » 06 Oct 2006, 14:36

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Postby 1000er » 08 Oct 2006, 10:50

this pic was taken at the meeting at kaiserslautern, the 16V conversion was done by the preowner, but with very bad quality.
i bougth the car without engine and gearbox.
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Postby mikuni » 09 Oct 2006, 09:14

Oh, you don't happen to have any other pictures of it? Or know any information of how he had it mounted. I'm very interested in doing that conversion and I don't want to do it like he did! Or cut the bonnet! haha

I see that the distributor he used is non-standard and angled off to the right. Looks abit different.

Any information (in a PM) would be really great mate. Don't worry though if its too much hassle.

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Postby 1000er » 09 Oct 2006, 21:17

mikuni wrote: Or cut the bonnet! haha




if you want, you can have my bonnet with the hole :lol:


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Postby mikuni » 09 Oct 2006, 22:03

Haha no thanks. I'm going to do my best to avoid having to cut any exterior panels like that! Did the guy put a fibre glass 'bulb' over the top to cover the hole?

I'm going to be using 4 bike carburetors to get it running at first. Will save using the standard manifold and having to muck around with the efi system.

Thanks for the PM by the way. Very helpfull.
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Postby Shellysowner » 09 Oct 2006, 23:44

1000er wrote:this pic was taken at the meeting at kaiserslautern, the 16V conversion was done by the preowner, but with very bad quality.
i bougth the car without engine and gearbox.


I think those Phase 1 Clio (or at least I think thats what they are) alloys work really well with the look of the car - are they spaced out to fill the arches up nicely like that?
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Postby shuvit-tim » 10 Oct 2006, 00:09

is that a standard rad? I thought those werent even vaguely up to the job for the bigger engines?
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Postby 1000er » 10 Oct 2006, 18:37

Shellysowner wrote:I think those Phase 1 Clio (or at least I think thats what they are) alloys work really well with the look of the car - are they spaced out to fill the arches up nicely like that?


don't know for sure, but i think these wheels were zender turbo 7x15
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is that a standard rad? I thought those werent even vaguely up to the job for the bigger engines?


this is the biggest radiator i got, it's from a golf Mk1 GTI, which has a 1600ccm engine with 110HP. difference to a "normal" golf radiator is, that the standard radiator's depth is 30mm, the GTI one is 42mm.
we will see, if it's big enough to cool down a chevette. i hope so :?

Did the guy put a fibre glass 'bulb' over the top to cover the hole?


no, he cuttet it out of a Opel GT bonnet, which is a crime. really bad...
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Postby mikuni » 18 Mar 2007, 10:11

Absolutely loving the other cars man.

I saw your GT/E and I thought damn, kadett's don't get any better than that but your fathers one is right up there with it!

One day I will see a Kadett C GT/E in person!! haha.

Hey I was wondering if you could get me a good pic of the GT/E writing on the side of your car? Just a nice big square shot would be great, when you get a chance. If its too much trouble don't worry about it.
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Postby 1000er » 18 Mar 2007, 21:17

mikuni wrote:Hey I was wondering if you could get me a good pic of the GT/E writing on the side of your car? Just a nice big square shot would be great, when you get a chance. If its too much trouble don't worry about it.


i found this on my computer:
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is this what you meant?
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Postby mikuni » 22 Mar 2007, 08:55

Perfect mate! Thanks :D :D
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Postby coggers » 24 Mar 2007, 22:25

great collection of cars you have there :)

love your fathers early gte - really nice . don't see many early shape coupe's and i really like the colour , makes a nice change to see one that isn't two-tone...
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Postby Shellysowner » 18 Jul 2007, 09:05

The lowering looks spot on to me Thommy as does the rest of it - top work :)
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Postby Gordo » 18 Jul 2007, 10:02

The wagon's coming along nicely!
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