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July 17, 2009, 05:12:07 pm

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'80 MK1 Rabbit TDI
« on: July 17, 2009, 05:12:07 pm »
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Reply #1July 20, 2009, 02:40:44 am

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Re: '80 MK1 Rabbit TDI project in Portugal
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2009, 02:40:44 am »
brakes from a opel vectra will fit onto the Mk1 without adapter brackets, you can use 256, 280 or 305mm VAG discs dependant on wich caliper you use!

cheers

Ryan
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Reply #2July 21, 2009, 10:38:40 am

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Re: '80 MK1 Rabbit TDI project in Portugal
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2009, 10:38:40 am »
LOL on the Rusty Jones sticker.  :)

Strange that you imported a US-built Rabbit.  Good luck finding a vent window, they are very rare.

Good luck with the project!!!

Brendan
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Reply #3July 23, 2009, 10:51:01 am

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« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2009, 10:51:01 am »
Is it done yet?  ;)
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Reply #4August 07, 2009, 02:12:06 pm

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Re: '80 MK1 Rabbit TDI project in Portugal
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2009, 02:12:06 pm »
Is it done yet?  ;)
good choice!!!!! 
would I like to also do him/it me but as he does? 
among a few days I will write you' through one friend of mine that speaks English. talk to you soon

Reply #5August 16, 2009, 01:18:03 pm

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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2009, 01:18:03 pm »
Little bit of restauration just to pass inspection



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Reply #6August 17, 2009, 05:21:17 pm

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« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2009, 05:21:17 pm »
Removing engine and wires



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Reply #7August 18, 2009, 02:27:03 am

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« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2009, 02:27:03 am »
Looks like you're on your way!   ;)  Cool project, keep us posted.
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Reply #8August 22, 2009, 12:30:15 am

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Which transmission are you using?  Are you doing a dash swap too, or just modding the original for the cluster?
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Reply #9August 28, 2009, 10:07:18 am

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« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2009, 10:07:18 am »
sweet keep the updates coming :)

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Reply #11May 08, 2011, 07:20:21 am

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« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2011, 07:20:21 am »
new turbo for next week
i wasn't able to find someone to make me a custom manifold so i had to find another solution

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Reply #12May 09, 2011, 10:39:06 am

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« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2011, 10:39:06 am »
Keep up the progress

Reply #13June 29, 2011, 09:19:06 pm

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Reply #14June 29, 2011, 10:41:38 pm

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« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2011, 10:41:38 pm »
Is that a box of spare parts in the back seat on the in-car video? ;)