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shavhead
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mk1 freebie

Post by shavhead » Sat Aug 03, 2013 9:50 pm

Having neared completion on my MK 1 'S' in glorious Nepal Orange (hoping to bring to the
National - if DVLA get their act together re: registration in UK!!!!!!! not holding my breath though!!!) - this is my new project.
It was free from a member on the register last year.
A green 1979 Storm, previous owner had it for around 15 years - in garage/open barn.
After towing it home and stripping it back - I revealed the engine had had its oil cap left off ( perhaps for many years) which meant the head was knackered - hope to sort this later.
Decided to start the bodywork first, so here is the progress thus far...
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jimmy h
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Re: mk1 freebie

Post by jimmy h » Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:01 am

Marshal,
Jeez I admire your enthusiasm. Restoring one, and keeping it road-worthy gives me sleepless nights - a whole fleet? Different ball game.



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Tempest
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Re: mk1 freebie

Post by Tempest » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:29 am

Interesting restoration project :good: Good luck!

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Bill
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Re: mk1 freebie

Post by Bill » Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:30 pm

Good work going on fella, :vcool:


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Rich_Rocco
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Re: mk1 freebie

Post by Rich_Rocco » Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:02 pm

just run the engine with all that sand in. it'll port and polish it really nicely :hehe:


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dubs
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Re: mk1 freebie

Post by dubs » Sat Aug 10, 2013 9:54 pm

nice project, got a silvergrum storm in similar condition myself :yup:


1980 scirocco storm green
1980 scirocco Gli green
1982 Golf Gti white