Archive for May 9th, 2007

Reference Photos from Wolfsburg

Posted by Pepinot on May 9th, 2007

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VW mk1 GTI project …. continue

Posted by Frankie C on May 9th, 2007

Restarted the project in 2007 again … A list of the things I can think of. I’m a sure the list will grow along with the project Refurbish: Front / Rear Brake Linkage Gear Linkage Timing Belt Wiring Loom Steering Wheel Headlight surrounds Wheels Front/Rear Seats Bodywork Interior cleanup and remove all carpet Window Seals […]

2006 March?

Posted by Pepinot on May 9th, 2007

After striped off the windows, more rusted holes found. 🙁 The factory ID label was found. [ forbidden | forbidden | | ]

The Story 2003-2007

Posted by Pepinot on May 9th, 2007

2003 – Ownership transfered on July 2004 – Fuel pump relay; New fuel pump; New injectors, New spark plugs; New fuel filter; Engine can start again! Vrooomm… Vroooooommm… 2005 – Prelim. welding on body; replaced with new radiator, cam belt, fuel pump, new calipers, new rotors, new brake hoses& rear wheel cylinders; all round new […]

Project Background

Posted by Pepinot on May 9th, 2007

The GTI was discovered on 2002. It was towed to a parking lot from a junk yard. The previous owner wanted to refinish the body with a new paint job. However the process was on hold due to undetermined reason. Thus, he wanna give up & sold out the whole project. The GTI is very […]

History of the Golf GTI

Posted by Frankie C on May 9th, 2007

1969 Italian car designer Giorgio Giugiaro of Ital Design, the creator of the Lotus Esprit, begins prototype designs for what would become the VW Golf. Tasked with creating a range of models for VW to revitalise business after the 30 year reign of the Beetle, Giugiaro began to make his paper dreams a reality. 1972 […]