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Hi everyone, i don't usually post in the mk1 forums, but hopefully in time i can join the family. So the story is, a week ago, i was working on a job site. A few streets down there was a body shop. So i said to myself i'll go check it out at lunch. So came lunch time, i took a walk to the shop and was looking around. Nothing interesting, just old cars. As i was about to leave, i walk by a fence and see a red rabbit thrown in the back. I freaked, i ran inside, asked if the rabbit was for sale. The guy says to me, " you want that piece of junk?" I told him i'd give him $400 for it. But the thing is, it's not his car. It was parked there for 2 1/2 years. So he left me the guys number and so far, he hasn't called me. So i decided to call him. He's on vacation. So Monday i will get a call from him.
About the car. It's a 1983 gti, all original, red. The body needs work obviously, but i don't care. Anything to get my hands on a rabbit gti.
I have an mk2 gti 2.0L 16v as a parts car. So i was thinking of swapping in my 2.0L 16v, the rear disks and my Recaro Trophy interior. Will the rear disks fit right in? Will my seats fit right in, or will i have to change the tracks? I know the rear seats wont fit, but i'll make it it

If anyone can help me out, it will be much appreciated. If you have any suggestions on what i can do to the car, that will be appreciated as well.
Thanks in advance,
Nick
 

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Re: Hoping to get a rabbit gti (Krazy Hare)

Good luck on the car... you have a perfect donor for it... Seats will fit, engine will fit.. Do a search on this forum for "16v" and you will find tons of info.. I have trophy's in my rabbit and love them. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: Hoping to get a rabbit gti (Krazy Hare)

Hope it works out for you. Just check very well for rust. A nice quebec Bunny is hard to find. I managed it, but mine came from Nova Scotia. I have a 9a to put in mine as well, but have yet to start the build(lack of funds). If you get this you'll be quite a few steps ahead of me having the full donor car, so I may bug you for some info and tips when I get around to it in the(hopefully) near future.
Good luck and if your ever in the West Island, keep an eye out for my purple/blue GTI.
 

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Re: Hoping to get a rabbit gti (VWPal)

Thanks for the kind words. I will keep an eye out
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So i just did a search and found out i need a scirocco downpipe and exhaust manifold. Then i read you need an 020 tranny, but i have a 9a. Does it matter? Or will i have to find an 020 tranny?
I also wanted to convert to a digi 1 setup. Will this be costly, hard to do?
 
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