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Re: 89' GTi from Iowa, parts car?

 by Walt ¦  Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:50 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: 89' GTi from Iowa, parts car? ¦  Replies: 23 ¦  Views: 6242

You only nead 20A input when you are going to Weld the hell out of it ;-) I do not know about house power connections at your place. Here we have 230vac in house and 400vac as power for the shop. I own a small 150 mig welder that runs on every house connection I tried. Only when you use a crappie co...

Re: 1987 mk1 Gti AWD with big power

 by Walt ¦  Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:39 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: 1987 mk1 Gti AWD with big power ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 5384

Nice one :laugh:

Re: 1990 Mk2 GTi from Walt

 by Walt ¦  Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:10 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: 1990 Mk2 GTi from Walt ¦  Replies: 71 ¦  Views: 4320

So I did some power runs. With differant engine specs. Base run with my new home build engine. Spces are: 75mm Honda D16 piston CR 11:1 Cleaned up the head (ported) K&N airfilter in stock airbox 2"exhaust pipe with stock collector. Stock cams and ECU. https://i.imgur.com/4j5milz.jpg https://i.imgur....

Re: Quick disconnect steering options

 by Walt ¦  Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:38 am ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: Quick disconnect steering options ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 221

Those are commong parts. I toke some pictures out of a parts supplyer catalogus. https://i.imgur.com/iSjplCK.jpg https://i.imgur.com/e051cpp.jpg Hope you can get them where you are located. With the help from these pictures. You can order them online from QSP products. If you cant find them ;-)

Re: 1987 Chevy Sprint Turbo Rally project

 by Walt ¦  Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:31 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: 1987 Chevy Sprint Turbo Rally project ¦  Replies: 33 ¦  Views: 12256

The pdf file contains a sketch of the dimensions :-D

Re: 1987 Chevy Sprint Turbo Rally project

 by Walt ¦  Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:29 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: 1987 Chevy Sprint Turbo Rally project ¦  Replies: 33 ¦  Views: 12256

:-) That is a big task. Working in the airforce as a hydraulics Maintainer. So far overseas at your age ;-) Ceep up your spirit. You are looking for this. https://i.imgur.com/ytG7vCA.jpg https://i.imgur.com/a8N1afG.jpg https://i.imgur.com/XAJN8Kl.jpg Suzuki Swift GTI AFM con air filter adapter.pdf

Re: What did you do to your Swift today

 by Walt ¦  Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:31 pm ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: What did you do to your Swift today ¦  Replies: 189 ¦  Views: 171216

Took it for a ride :-D

Re: 1990 Mk2 GTi from Walt

 by Walt ¦  Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:30 pm ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: 1990 Mk2 GTi from Walt ¦  Replies: 71 ¦  Views: 4320

:laugh: Thank you. The piston modifications are not really rocket science ;-) For the small end side of the conrod ( the GTi is wider than a Honda). I filed out the piston (to both sides) sorry no picture. I cut some grooves ( both sides ) in the piston for some snapclips. https://i.imgur.com/O7zd7R...

Re: 1987 Sprint struts

 by Walt ¦  Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:05 pm ¦  Forum: Suspension ¦  Topic: 1987 Sprint struts ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 2630

The shock insert is hold in place with a bolt https://i.imgur.com/v8KVZ18.jpg https://i.imgur.com/I6ZzZBr.jpg https://i.imgur.com/w4zUOFM.jpg And some notches on top https://i.imgur.com/pU7xz6t.jpg Yes the homemade strut is lower. I also used some Cobra lowering springs. For me its not realy low. Ho...

Re: 1990 Mk2 GTi from Walt

 by Walt ¦  Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:36 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: 1990 Mk2 GTi from Walt ¦  Replies: 71 ¦  Views: 4320

:-o It realy toke a while to enjoy working on my '90 SF413 GTi again. After the silly accident. Stood close to a year as storage place :crying: https://i.imgur.com/s7oBQIk.jpg Started working on a new engine :-D Did a lot of reading and bougth some Honda D16 pistons. Did some work to those. https://...

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