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Thread: my mk2 caddy tdi

  1. #2901
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    Pulled more stuff off the engine this morning.
    I think degreasing will be the next step.


  2. #2902
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    Fucking hell Harry thought you'd scrapped it.

  3. #2903
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    And that's how it will look for the next 2 years

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    Same as yours then mitty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swainy View Post
    Fucking hell Harry thought you'd scrapped it.
    It doesnt need an engine mitty he aint driven it since the rebuild.
    Life is just a game we play!!

    My build http://www.vwcaddy.com/showthread.ph...er-cover-caddy

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    Quote Originally Posted by swainy View Post
    Same as yours then mitty.
    Life is just a game we play!!

    My build http://www.vwcaddy.com/showthread.ph...er-cover-caddy

  7. #2907
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    At least his had a re build

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    Ive goodish intentions this time.

  9. #2909
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    It's been 4 days Harry and no updates. It's in a pile of bits stuffed in the corner isn't it.

  10. #2910
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    Dont worry I havent lost interest just yet.
    Washed the engine and gearbox today.
    Now I can strip the rest of the engine.

  11. #2911
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    Just went trough this whole thread! took hours haha! LOVE this damn car

  12. #2912
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    Thanks sorry that you had to go through pages of bullshit haha

    Took the clutch and flywheel off this evening.
    I want to find an engine stand next before I strip any more.

  13. #2913
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    Bought an engine stand today.
    I bolted the mounting plate up and my friend, Matthew, just came along and picked the engine up and put it on the stand as if it was nothing. No need for an engine crane
    Now I can strip the rest of it.

  14. #2914
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    Not a caddy update as such.
    But Ive been threatening to build myself a proper workshop shed for a long time to give the van a proper home and have space to do other jobs myself. The temporary container situation is a disaster.
    So 5 weeks ago my ground work and foundation got started

    I didn't see much of the work being done because I was working during the day, but 40 tonne of stone went down on the found, 2 sheets of plastic with 2 rolls of radon tape to keep the damp out then 9 cubic metres of 40N concrete was poured 6 inches deep and power floated to a mirror finish


    Also had a 3 foot bank put in and planted a griselinia hedge so nosey next door wont be gawking in


    Next on the list now is to get one of the lads to sort my steel work and cladding. Another mate will be doing the electric work and cctv stuff.
    Ive good intentions of the van being in it by the end of the summer

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