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I'm going to do this before recommissioning mine.

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I have a feeling I will enjoy this restoration thread, keep the updates coming

A 6th gear that's a great bonus 👍

It does look a little big to me too. I've been running this badge on mine for years, it's from a MK2 Golf GTI 10th Anniversary Edition, I found it at VW Spring Fest years ago, think it looks great! Mi

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Old engine mount had a stripped thread, managed to pick up a second hand one for very little that had been recently blasted and got a good painter mate to do it in Hyacinth red mainly in order to protect the cast Aluminium from oxidising on the surface. Since it had been blasted it did have a pitted surface on it so it wasn't smooth but meh

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Personally buzzing that I managed to get it in without any assistance for somebody who's not incredibly experienced

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Will be getting a few other bits done the same colour in order to make it look less odd and stand out less but Rome wasn't built in a day!

 

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On 10/12/2020 at 11:57 PM, LexG said:

Such a great thread nice to see a GTI brought back. 
 

 

Thank you kind sir! I will update this soon as I've done a few more bits but will upload closer to Christmas

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