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millfischk69

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PostSubject: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 19:29

As some of you may know or may have seen, I am now the very proud owner of this shiny little Mk1 Golf GX.

Plans atm are to keep it as VW intended for the time being and trying to source a couple small original parts its missing although im sure the modding bug will take over in the future.

Anyway here she is hope you all like it.

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 19:53

Looks real clean dude, I'll have the front doors if you're going to break her... Thumbs up Only messing obviously clown

Good work, once you've had a MK1 it hurts to be without one for long...

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millfischk69

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 19:57

Yea ive been itching to get another one and after 2 years of searching for another workshop ive finally got the chance to have another Mk1 golf.

I actually had the car lined up before i even got the keys to my new workshop haha
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 19:58

Looks damn clean man. Good find Thumbs up

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 20:02

Cheers mate.

Am already looking forward to Uttoxeter next year, and hopefully with no breakdowns haha.

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 20:23

Could build a nice little stealth bomber is what I am thinking......

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 20:29

millfischk69 wrote:
Cheers mate.

Am already looking forward to Uttoxeter next year, and hopefully with no breakdowns haha.


Cool, we'll have to hook up for a convoy mate

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 20:32

MK1G60 wrote:
Could build a nice little stealth bomber is what I am thinking......

I would love to do a conversion but if i do then the earliest it will be done is during next winter as im just wanting to tidy it up as much as possible during this winter and enjoy it for what it is during next years show season.
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 20:33

CaddyRage wrote:
millfischk69 wrote:
Cheers mate.

Am already looking forward to Uttoxeter next year, and hopefully with no breakdowns haha.


Cool, we'll have to hook up for a convoy mate

Sounds good.
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyMon Oct 15 2012, 20:47

Fair enough dude, no hurry... Get some use and enjoyment out of her once/if the weather turns good next year. As Lee says, be good to have another in the convoy... Mk1 Golf GX 680462

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyTue Oct 16 2012, 09:26

Dayuum that is niiiiice
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyTue Oct 16 2012, 12:26

MillSpeed wrote:
Dayuum that is niiiiice

Cheers dude
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyWed Oct 17 2012, 05:15

ive owned a gx. it had drum breaks all round so was scary when trying to stop quickly
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyWed Oct 17 2012, 06:08

Are house sure it was GX dude because as far as I'm aware they only made them in '83 as a runout model to clear the last few parts.

If it had drum brakes all round then it sounds more like a Series 1 GL.
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyWed Oct 17 2012, 10:07

millfischk69 wrote:
Are house sure it was GX dude because as far as I'm aware they only made them in '83 as a runout model to clear the last few parts.

If it had drum brakes all round then it sounds more like a Series 1 GL.

That's right. I had a silver gx back when I was 18

Discs and drums with 1.6 carb engine and chrome trim throughout

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyThu Oct 18 2012, 05:10

nope it was a gx
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyTue Oct 23 2012, 23:57

When I bought the car the wheel centres had a lot of surface rust showing on them but after half hour on each one with autosol and a toothbrush I got them looking like this

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyTue Oct 23 2012, 23:58

and thought I'd add a random pic I took

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyThu Oct 25 2012, 08:32

I bought a pair of these at the weekend although I think I may have cocked up as I want to keep the chrome window trim but I'm not sure these will work with the chrome Cry

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyThu Oct 25 2012, 10:04

Have you got a pic of the outside rubber?

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptyThu Oct 25 2012, 10:19

I will get one when I'm next down there. I may be able to make it fit but it's not supposed to
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptySun Jan 20 2013, 10:05

What do ya think?????


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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptySun Jan 20 2013, 10:50

Awesome dude! Wish I had got your txt earlier mate would have been great to see them in the flesh! :(

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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptySun Jan 20 2013, 10:52

Also had decat in the car for the R32 aswel, which i cant wait to fit lol
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PostSubject: Re: Mk1 Golf GX   Mk1 Golf GX EmptySun Jan 20 2013, 11:40

Awesome dude! Now you need to go out in the snow, get the rims on the golf and take a pic for us... Mk1 Golf GX 51732 Mk1 Golf GX 51732 Mk1 Golf GX 51732

Coilovers next?

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