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Re: FV-QR (vwpunk)

Thanks guys,
reasons for the "hood" ride:
1: Broken Hood Cable
2: Bad Motor mounts. Especially the front.
I wasnt about to put a dent in a VR hood, so I took it off for safe measure.
Punk made a very good observation. That sucker lies flat cause the front mount is done.
Stage 2 derlins coming, just awaiting goodies from 1stvw parts and BFI. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: FV-QR (DUBZAK)

I guess it just depends on the car....
I think this looks hot. The stance and the lack of hood and the wheels give it a muscle look.. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
I see a guy around my way that goes without a hood on a Corrado and it looks unfinished and low budget...

But then you see all the cars Performance VW shows withot hoods and they look smokin!
This one looks hot.
 

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Re: FV-QR (DUBZAK)

Quote, originally posted by DUBZAK »

Stage 2 derlins coming, just awaiting goodies from 1stvw parts and BFI. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

delrins are probably going to be excessive...
I have the yellow ones and my motor almost doesn't move at all, feels pretty damn close to stock
are you going to do the delrin subframe bushings as well?
 

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Re: FV-QR (VR SEX)

Quote, originally posted by hiofficer »
I guess it just depends on the car....
This one looks hot.

Thanks man. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

Quote, originally posted by VR SEX »

delrins are probably going to be excessive...
I have the yellow ones and my motor almost doesn't move at all, feels pretty damn close to stock

Maybe too excessive for this set up, but I have gone nuts, and will be going very far in debt soon for the next phase of this cars life. Provided I dont lose my job this week.

Quote, originally posted by VR SEX »

are you going to do the delrin subframe bushings as well?

IDEA!!!
Link please?
 

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hood is actually fine, resting comfortably in my dining room.
Like I said with a bad front motor mount, I didnt want to risk denting it.
Broken hood cable is just a bonus.
BTW, anyone know a good way to remove the rear glass from the hatch without destroying the seal? Or will a new seal be required and cutting the old one out?
I have never taken the rear glass out before, and you can tell by my post count im a noob.
 

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Quote, originally posted by DUBZAK »

BTW, anyone know a good way to remove the rear glass from the hatch without destroying the seal? Or will a new seal be required and cutting the old one out?
I have never taken the rear glass out before, and you can tell by my post count im a noob.


I can at least give you this hint. take your time in cutting the silicon from the backside of the window. Make sure you cut all of it before you try and remove the glass.
True story... ask my buddy ben who got cocky and just pressed on my hatch glass that ended up all over the floor
 

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pics of hatch install soon........
more C/F getting ordered friday.
 
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