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Mk2 Resto Project – Going Straight to Plaid

posted by on 28 July 2015 in Mk2 GTI Restoration

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(Editor’s Note: While the last post in this series was just over a year ago, work never completely ceased on our Mk2 Resto Project.  We’ve got some catching up to do, so let’s get to it.) It all started with a phone call. Wait—back up. It started with a web search for interlagos plaid. Though […] More…

Mk2 Resto Project – Getting to the Bottom of things

posted by on 25 June 2014 in Mk2 GTI Restoration

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Part 2 of our Mk2 restoration project. Cleaning, welding, sanding, patching, welding, sanding, patching and well… you know… more of the same… More…

Mk2 Resto Project – Introduction

posted by on 6 May 2014 in Mk2 GTI Restoration

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An introduction to our latest project – a Mk2 Restoration. More…

1985 Volkswagen GTI Restoration

posted by on 6 May 2014 in Mk2 GTI Restoration Project Cars

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We’re starting with a car that we purchased in Georgia over the winter. The craiglist ad said it was a black 1985 GTI with double headlights and a big bumper kit. In actual fact, it’s just a once-Cashmere white Golf with the world’s worst paint job, big bumpers that were held to the small bumper […] More…