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Alright So this thing has been in the works for a while now. Between moving, moving for work, going away to be trained for work, and having no money at any given time inbetween progress has been slow.

I have gone through about three different engine managments since this all started and finally settled on one I like. I have 034 in both my projects, the audi and this one. 034 Ic and IIc are pretty easy to tune and use and have a lot of support unlike the megasquirt and other systems I used.

The final goal for this car is hopefully going to be syncro, and I have been trying to source some passat parts in canada since I live so close now. but first... buttoning up the other stuff.

Right now the car is at paint and has been since a month and a half ago. It was supposed to be in and done weeks ago but not so much. Should be pretty nice once it finally is finished though. Front and rear fenders are getting stretched, and its going to be Europa Blue.

I picked up some sweet BBS RF Design 5000's for it. Already ordered two inch lips and going to be getting some one inch for the front. I was looking around and was debating what to do for bolts, and came to the conclusion im going to experiment. I want to Copper electroplate pretty much everything. wheel bolts, intake manifold, valve cover, alternator. The engine bay is shaved and in truck beliner so it should contrast well and Go nice with the Europa blue.

Here is a previous thread of the work done to the body. Spent some time on a rotisserie being cleaned up and seam welded.
http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthre...te-Start-MkII-Project...&highlight=late+start
 

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Some things came in for this, going to be moving forward once again after a busy time trying to get my avant ready for H20... Should have been this going but two and a half months worth of delays at paint didn't help. Looking like mid october at this point for that.

Some recent ideas have come up, which include copper coating EVERYTHING. Wheel bolts alternator intake manifold turbo valve cover etc. etc.

Tomorrow the photos should be flowing. nothing else to do on a cold rainy day but polish metal and sit on the interwebs
 

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Ok so between being busy, dog bites, getting the audi ready for h20 etc etc this has been on he back burner. I started building the rf's and the shell is at paint. So things are moving along.

This is from paint... Front and rear fenders are getting stretched







Still one fender to go and the thirty pounds of filler on there is now just a skim coat. Color is going to be LZ5T Europa Blue Mica.

Im trying to decide what to do with the engine bay. Im pretty sure everything will be copper plated, hiding boost tubes hiding the rest of the wiring.

The rf's are going to most likely be 1" lips front 2" rear but that depends how much room I have after the fenders are done.
 

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Sweet, good luck!
You travel right past me on the NorthWay
 

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Sweet, good luck!
You travel right past me on the NorthWay
What exit are you? I think I might have to see your cars before winter...

More updates on this tomorrow. A lot more is going on than the thread is showing. Tomorrow I hopefully pulp the 034 IIc out of my avant to head in another direction. Polished some engine bay things for the rocco. Parting another urs4. Working on the daily. Winter is here...
 

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Subscribed. :thumbup:
Excellent :beer: I have to get savvy with the new text. Ill be up one day this week to hang with Danny. Not sure when it will be, it was supposed to be tomorrow but I think I have to tear into the Audi.
 

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I'll go ahead and subscribe here too as well as Motorgeek. :thumbup:

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The Z is as good as the Scirocco. :eek:

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ALMOST... I have alwys been a fan. There is one I see around from canada with a v8 that runs race gas. I want to check it out in the worst way.

Got some more photos today of the shell. In primer now... Getting really close! TO being able to get the shell back together anyway.



 

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How is that litchfield show? I can't remember the name... Last time I was there it was a lot of boring old air cooled guys that hated water and wanted to pay 5 bucks for everything. Haha. Nice cars there though.
 

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A few more updates should be in store tomorrow... Or should I say today. Have the headliner material and headliner measured out for the most part. Just need to Find someone good around that can sew it up.

Did a bit more polishing on the valve cover and turbo.... I think im going to order some less hands on ways to do it.

Im hoping to get a few more pictures from paint... preferably with it having the paint on it. Should be done and out of there by wednesday-thursday.
 

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What kind of crowd you guys... or girls have down there? Any regular gtg's or whatnot? Next summer I have to do more. This summer was sort of a wash for cars for me. Theres not much other than canada or burlington up this way.
 

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Here is the start of the new headliner. Measuring evverything out and trimming it up. I need to find someone with a sewing machine.



New Intake manifold done... It has some wrinkle paint now and needs to be polished a bit more but its almost there. Audi 5 Cyl aan/16v. It was kind of a pita to get to fit right. Looks good in there though.





 
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