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Discuss Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project in the Staffs-VW Members Rides at Staffs-VW; Dash and steering wheel removed as the steering wheel as gone soft and the dash was cracked anyone got any ideas for audio upgrade/speakers. Will be sourcing a dash off ...
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    Dash and steering wheel removed as the steering wheel as gone soft and the dash was cracked anyone got any ideas for audio upgrade/speakers. Will be sourcing a dash off eBay and thinking of getting a new steering wheel


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    Bonnet done getting there slowly


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    Drivers door done being a bit slow recently cause of work commitments, on another note does anyone on here work in hixon always notice a mk2 in a boat building place next to where I work


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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    good work there mate, im going to be completely restoring my mk2 next year. you upgrading the engine or keeping it standard? whats the company you work for?

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    good work there mate, im going to be completely restoring my mk2 next year. you upgrading the engine or keeping it standard? whats the company you work for?

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    Not sure about the engine yet mate do you have any photos of yours what you planning ?


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    I work at bri stor in hixon the company does van conversions for rac ect, I'm in the body shop mostly sorting damage to vans on site


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    Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    That's screech16v the lads at the boat builders love vws m8 and I live in hixon myself lol they are always messing about with dubs you should see the owners wife's mk1 golf that's nice


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    Bumpers freshened up, tempted to go big bumper though ?!


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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    Keep it original mate. Will look great when finished.

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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    Keep as is matey, there are plenty of big bumpers out there to make them common or garden. Keep to what you have for something that bit different

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    Keep as is matey, there are plenty of big bumpers out there to make them common or garden. Keep to what you have for something that bit different
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    Think your right lads


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    Very sad I admit but sprayed my bonnet/door catch ;-)


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    Lol very nice wanna do my car ??


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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    And touch up the paint work on mine too................

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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    Hi mate I work at the boat builders just down the road in hixon,I would love to see this when its done,it looks mint so far,pop in sometime when its on the road fella!

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    Hi mate I work at the boat builders just down the road in hixon,I would love to see this when its done,it looks mint so far,pop in sometime when its on the road fella!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Screech16v View Post
    Hi mate I work at the boat builders just down the road in hixon,I would love to see this when its done,it looks mint so far,pop in sometime when its on the road fella!

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    Hi mate I work at the boat builders just down the road in hixon,I would love to see this when its done,it looks mint so far,pop in sometime when its on the road fella!
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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaun Cox View Post
    Dude done lie u don't work you mean you sleep


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    Quote Originally Posted by Shaun Cox View Post
    Dude done lie u don't work you mean you sleep


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    Defo will do Shaun hoping get it finished in jan


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    Will come to a meet aswell once it's done get to know everyone


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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaun Cox View Post
    Dude done lie u don't work you mean you sleep


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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

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    Secret's out Screech................lol
    I only wish it were true scoob ,I would probably look 10 years younger!

    I agree ,keep the small bumpers bungle they look better!

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    Secret's out Screech................lol
    I only wish it were true scoob ,I would probably look 10 years younger!

    I agree ,keep the small bumpers bungle they look better!
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    Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    Anyone know any decent mobile welders lol the other sides even worse


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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    I could sort that for you, would need to have a look first

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    That would be sound mate can get the steel laser cut at work would just need measurements, have a look dude don't mind paying you the going rate


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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    Just pm'ed you mate, should be easy enough to sort out keeping the factory look

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    Just pm'ed you mate, should be easy enough to sort out keeping the factory look
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    Re: Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    looking good, cant wait see it finished. which bodyshop you work at if you don't mind me asking?

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    Sunroof and lip done today no dents so a nice easy job


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    Work in hixon stafford mate we just repair and spray internal jobs on site, and a few fleet cars


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    Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    front slam panel freshened up with a respray


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    Vw golf mk2 gti 8v project

    Headliner refurbished


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    Haha been there with the head liner! Looking good

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    Golf resprayed etch primer


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    Then high build primer followed by a quick rub down with 400 grit


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    Finally the 2pk base coat Swartz black, now I have the task of building it back up wish me luck :-/


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    Thanks to stu (wheryoufromnosecity) for the great welding job on the rear struts


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