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  • ajo's Avatar
    Today, 10:49 AM
    Does anyone know this Caddy? Hi all Caddy experts I have been wanting a mk1 caddy for 20 years and finally have the opportunity to buy one, after...
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  • rolo's Avatar
    Today, 09:28 AM
    Change leak offs first. Looks like that set illustrated has same lengths pipes bent to different shapes to fit. We used to call it knitting on...
    1 replies | 106 view(s)
  • 13's Avatar
    Today, 06:20 AM
    13 replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Drills get tired quickly. You need a bench polisher or adapted grinder
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • craig...'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:53 PM
    craig... replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Polishing is very time consuming, but can be fun to do yourself... I would give it a go if you've got some patience. I've just got one of these...
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • mitty85's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:22 PM
    mitty85 replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Have a word with Ian Cross from Cross customs. He is based in east Kirkby Lincolnshire. He does a lot of bike parts. Look up cross customs on fb and...
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • swainy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:24 PM
    swainy replied to a thread Gt2052 on 1.9 tdi? in Engine
    I'm aiming for around 200bhp at the moment. The various people/ tuners I've spoken to have said this turbo should be fine for that power.
    5 replies | 100 view(s)
  • rolo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:06 PM
    It's easier to fit front arches to the opposite rear. If you pm an email address to me I,ll send you some pics of some I did recently. I,d post em...
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  • Elroy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:41 PM
    Elroy replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Have you a picture of your chosen drill attachments, or is it pure rubbing with your digits?
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Petr0lHed's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:22 PM
    Petr0lHed replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Ah right i see! and yes i think i'll have a go and see how it turns out as i dont really wanna break the bank just for some shiny stuff. That gearbox...
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Fisherman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:17 PM
    Fisherman replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Several,that took me ages,it would be easier if you took all the fins off but polishing in between because i wanted to keep the detail is endless !...
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Fisherman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:11 PM
    Fisherman replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Without doubt,a lot easier to maintain,alloy needs constantly repolishing,saying that when the chrome starts to go,its not so good. The cam cover I...
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Elroy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:00 PM
    Elroy replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    How many hours would a average cam cover take Dave?
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Petr0lHed's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:30 PM
    Petr0lHed replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Thats what i've heard yeah, is it more durable to the elements than just polishing too? That cam cover looks fantastic aswell
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • tontoe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:21 PM
    tontoe replied to a thread Mk2 van wanted (Essex/Herts) in Wanted
    Lol I viewed about 20 most where overpriced and shit
    25 replies | 217 view(s)
  • edessex's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:16 PM
    I'm really hoping it's alright. Gone to view too many polished turds over the years.
    25 replies | 217 view(s)
  • Fisherman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:56 PM
    Fisherman replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    You have to polish it first if you want to chrome it anyway, the quality of the chroming depends on how well its polished chrome doesn't fill any...
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Petr0lHed's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:18 PM
    Petr0lHed replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Why, is chrome plating even more expensive?
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • dirtbikedave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:15 PM
    dirtbikedave replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Chrome painted maybe....
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • Petr0lHed's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:14 PM
    Petr0lHed replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    That's beaut Fisherman! And an ABF one so this Or would i be better just getting it chromed?
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • sam.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:11 PM
    sam. replied to a thread Gt2052 on 1.9 tdi? in Engine
    Getting it to fit isn’t the issue mate I just want to know whether it’s worth the hassle in benefit of performance or not
    5 replies | 100 view(s)
  • Elroy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:39 PM
    Elroy replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    That manifold is superb Dave, do you use polishing balls in the nooks and crAnnies?
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • tontoe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:39 PM
    tontoe replied to a thread Mk2 van wanted (Essex/Herts) in Wanted
    750 sounds like bargain
    25 replies | 217 view(s)
  • edessex's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:15 PM
    Looking at a 2001 TDI, 165k miles. Body looks tidy, couple of little dents. But no service history, no cambelt history, couple of months MoT. Is...
    25 replies | 217 view(s)
  • Fisherman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:20 PM
    Fisherman replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    My lads Merc manifold I did And alternator Not sure what polishers would charge though ? What manifold do you want doing ?
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • swainy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:42 AM
    swainy replied to a thread Gt2052 on 1.9 tdi? in Engine
    I've got one to go on my alh caddy. I made a stainless manifold to topmount fit it but I'm thinking of welding it onto the standard cast manifold. ...
    5 replies | 100 view(s)
  • dirtbikedave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:44 AM
    dirtbikedave replied to a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Speak to a few other polishers and try and get a happy medium.
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
  • edessex's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:39 AM
    I had heard about the fragile sumps. Good to know there is a replacement available! I was planning to fit a guard as well. How bad is the front...
    25 replies | 217 view(s)
  • sam.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:13 AM
    sam. replied to a thread Gt2052 on 1.9 tdi? in Engine
    Funnily enough I’ve already had a manifold made for it from a previous vehicle, I have been looking out for one by nothings popped up local...
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  • ScotClayShooter's Avatar
    22-01-2018, 10:57 PM
    Im going to vote tdi... Because the sdi gearbox and shafts are made from chocolate.... I would suggest also fitting the steel bottom sump from the...
    25 replies | 217 view(s)
  • Petr0lHed's Avatar
    22-01-2018, 10:53 PM
    Petr0lHed started a thread Polishing in Miscellaneous
    Can anyone tell me a sort of going rate for polishing parts? Im wanting my intake manifold doing and some other bits and the first quote ive had is...
    16 replies | 193 view(s)
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