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#Ro

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Morning lads and lassies.

Ronan here from Autostadt.

Picked up a Mk2 Golf last year and have been tipping away at it. Currently away for bodywork and hoping to have it back for the 'Wellan.

It's a 1.3 carbohydrate, 3dr, 5spd and was recently rolling roaded at a whopping 59.9bhp (up from factory figure of 54bhp!). Just ticked over 100k miles, 1990 reg, original Irish car, family owned until my ownership. Black in colour, and rusty orange in places!

That's all for now!

Ro

Edit: I should add that the mk2 is a weekender and show taxi. My daily is a 2003 Passat Variant 1.9tdi 4motion!

Any way to add photos to this thread directly from the phone as opposed to by a link?

Ro

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Adding stuff.

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Thanks Connor. I must say I'm smitten with it, really love it.

It was running a bit lumpy when I bought it but after diagnosing a ball bearing in one of the vac tubes (no less) and a small advance of the timing, it's running fab now.

Castlewellan will be it's first show, all going well with the bodyman.

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Photos! Thank you Tapatalk!

From when I bought it...

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How it is now...

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With its big cousin!

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Stop the rot progress!

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Can't wait to get it back!

Sent from my Mk2's central computer.

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On 29/05/2016 at 8:53 AM, #Ro said:

Photos! Thank you Tapatalk!

From when I bought it...

ddbc095ced9a05a9b9d526ce3fd0032a.jpg

b2e83d4750ff9550f6bc38e8a677d525.jpg

4427ab97c5d264d01077c9691145367e.jpg

4bff59c3c3d75d6d5db6627a61946608.jpg

How it is now...

632888a4df05bc0b9a6d4e4d7ceacff1.jpg

5a00e3b73f22b30de3c354f80e02f62b.jpg

3773d157588d98ed7bfdbf41988f561e.jpg

b970618411572ed2671cd2d4173f4937.jpg

With its big cousin!

e98a5e22cb5b3899cee29e0a260d0678.jpg

06b54915aa016d4a83985d9c16d6b1c4.jpg

Stop the rot progress!

cef872cd4ee5eee070264b7ed2cc4b8d.jpg

f6b9aab1e7de7b58a77d44faa5ca7b6d.jpg

Can't wait to get it back!

Sent from my Mk2's central computer.

Wow! its scary how the rust takes hold, and you wouldn't even have known that much needed cut back!

Looks a great wee car, good to see it getting put back to its former glory! 

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It was filled in the past, which probably contributed to the rust getting to this stage. Moisture in the filler etc.

Here's a closer shot of what it was like...

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Nasty business!

Sent from my Mk2's central computer.

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