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Project Vr6

Post by skintseagull » Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:26 pm

Well here goes will post up pics and details as i get on with project,will be up grading brakes,electric assisted steering,and the VR6 conversion possibly with a twist? . The start remove the engine, gearbox ,rad , driveshafts and give the engine bay a quick jet wash .Image
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Re: Project Vr6

Post by Risocco » Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:07 am

Oh hell yeah! This is gonna be interesting! Good luck dude!

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Re: Project Vr6

Post by andy69 » Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:35 am

That's gonna be bonkers!!! :hehe:


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Re: Project Vr6

Post by skintseagull » Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:56 pm

Thanks for replies,just picked up handbrake cables ready to convert rear brakes to discs,and new brake pipes ,will post some more pics up when i have got some more done ,Cheers Paul



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Re: Project Vr6

Post by skintseagull » Thu Mar 04, 2010 3:01 pm

Mocked up engine and box in the car this morning,to see what needs moving etc.The engine needs to go to the o/s by around 2/3" this will happen as soon as i cut the mounting bracket off the chassis.I am off the old school check double check then cut .Image



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Re: Project Vr6

Post by Funky Diver » Thu Mar 04, 2010 3:53 pm

Looks quite neat in really :P

Looking forward to the final fit



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Re: Project Vr6

Post by skintseagull » Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:02 pm

Been busy and removed the interior ready for the storm interior i have ,and also as a precaution for some welding it will require,rear drum brake assemblys removed ready for disc conversion,dirverside engine mounting removed from chassis to allow alignment of engine and gearbox to scirocco driveshafts with only the inner joint needing swapping over ,much to my amazement,Next engine mount fabrication Image
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Re: Project Vr6

Post by james butler » Sat Mar 20, 2010 1:10 pm

this is gonna be one hell of a speed demon. good luck m8 :good:


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Re: Project Vr6

Post by skintseagull » Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:32 pm

james butler wrote:this is gonna be one hell of a speed demon. good luck m8 :good:
Thanks James. Well the drive shafts are sorted ,been busy collecting bits for the car including corsa electric power steering,all the bits for disc brake conversion for the rear,new fuel lines ,clutch fluid res ,mastercylinder and servo,fuel pump ,rear section of wiring loom and tank,and loads of silly odds ,Will post some pics up soon Cheers Paul