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Project Caddy Van USA

posted by on 3 June 2015 in Project Caddy Van USA

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Last year the Volkswagen Group built 10.2 Million vehicles.  This year, Orchid Euro will attempt to build one. Starting with a body-in-white Volkswagen Caddy van, Jamie Orr and the crew at Orchid Euro are working around the clock to build what you can’t buy in time for this season’s biggest events.  Follow along to see […] More…

Project Caddy Van USA- Introduction

posted by on 3 June 2015 in Project Caddy Van USA

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Hello and welcome to what may well be simply the most ambitious project I have ever attempted. Starting with a literally bare and brand new shell, the plan is to build a fully functioning car, which just so happens to have never been sold here in the USA. And not just simply a working car […] 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…

Project Touareg GTD: Winter Tires for Winter Weather

posted by on 6 January 2014 in Project Cars

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Our Touareg GTD project car gets some new snow tires to deal with the recent crap weather we’ve been getting… More…