Project Rabbit GTI

Project Installments:

Light, nimble and cheap to build, the Rabbit GTI is an excellent basis for a thorough rebuild. The fact that this one looks like it came from a barnyard just makes things that much more interesting.
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Part I: Paint & Body
After a long hiatus, Project Rabbit finally returns. No project goes exactly to plan, but our Golf I is back on track and has returned with in a beautiful new hue.
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Part II: Restart
Long after it began, Project Rabbit GTI returns from the paint shop and gets back on track.
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Base Car: 1983 Rabbit GTI
Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: 5-speed Manual
Color: Indigo Blue
Engine: Stock (not running)
Transmission: Stock
Exhaust: Stock
Wheels: Three Stock, 1 Spare
Tires: Dunlop D60 A2 (3)
Suspension: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Exterior: Cabriolet Front Fenders, Cabriolet Radiator Core Support, Replacement Hood
Lighting: Stock
Interior: Fully Removed
Stereo: None
Contact: David Herlihy