Engine Build

Before we went to Mexico, I posted a `wanted` thread on ClubGTi for a replacement engine. I NEEDED a new block, pistons and crank. I already have all the other […]

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Oulton Park November 2015

Crap drive over on the M62, traffic was particularly bad, added another 30 minutes to a 90 minute drive, but arrived, signed on and unloaded the Golf. Steve didn`t have […]

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Manifold Repair 2015.

Post Anglesey Manifold failure & repair I had a failure on my manifold, appears to be along the Fusion line. The penetration was good, might not look it from the […]

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Croft. July 2015

A bit of a last minute rush to get it finished, but it was loaded up onto the trailer around 6pm on Sunday evening. Funny, reading back that one sentence […]

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Rollcage and Interior

The screen has had a stone chip caused crack for a while and it`s getting bigger, so I used the opportunity to remove the screen, sort the A pillar gussets […]

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Anglesey June 2015

After a lot of work that 99% of people will never even see, never mind notice, it was pleasing to get some cosmetic work finished and the car looked much […]

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Bedford. March 2015

Had a steady drive down to Bedford on Sunday afternoon. Sat behind a lorry for over 100 miles at 56mph. Averaged 28.2mpg. We weren`t in a rush so it didn`t […]

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Goodwood August 2014

I`d always fancied going to the Goodwood days run by ACE Engineering, but as they are sessioned and it`s a bloody long way to go, I could never really justify […]

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Cadwell Park May 2014

The car was mapped and ready for Cadwell park. We drove over Wednesday afternoon. The plan was to drive over earlier, but as it was raining, we didn`t see the […]

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Conrod Failure

As part of my ABF 16VT Conversion, I decided to go for some Forged conrods. I stayed away from the Chinese / Ebay Turbo`s after reading several horror stories of […]

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Rockingham 2014

The very first outing after `the Golf `became `The Pinderwagen` First trackday since the Turbo conversion so I was somewhat apprehensive before the day started. This session, following Oakie was […]

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Bedford March 2014

Golf went to Bedford yesterday. I`d organsied a trackday there for ClubGTi. We took 35 cars. After the trouble free shakedown at Rockingham, I was looking forward to this. A […]

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Turbo Rebuild

The more I thought about it, the more I decided running a totally `unknown` Turbo wasn`t really the best idea I`ve ever had… Bought a `service kit with all the […]

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