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  • my rallye project

    decided to ditch my old project thread as it was more of a 'breaking a 106 gti by pictures' thread

    so to summarise... i bought a crashed gti donor, broke it for parts and scrapped the shell

    i also bought an s2 rallye which wasn't looking great but it was still a good solid base and the only 'mods' were minor bolt ons...

    anyway, that was ages ago... beginning of march 2007

    today the rallye is almost fully stripped:

    messed this one up

    Last edited by hank_marvinson; 24-01-2009, 09:50 PM.

  • #2
    some progress!

    you having the whole thing resprayed now? whens it being done?

    Id rather you than me when u come to put it back together lol
    Last edited by semtex; 03-11-2007, 11:27 PM.


    • #3
      a full respray would be nice, don't know yet.

      waiting on a safety devices cage, could be up to 8 weeks but then got to weld the plating in hopefully around christmas time. need to learn to weld first!
      Last edited by hank_marvinson; 24-01-2009, 09:51 PM.


      • #4
        cool. what u gunna do it the mean time?

        do u have to clean it all or will they do that?


        • #5
          there's plenty to do in the meantime!! remove all the tar stuff from the floor etc and remove all the plastic bungs from everywhere. probably give it a general clean from where it was under the tree outside my grandads for 3 months!
          Last edited by hank_marvinson; 24-01-2009, 09:52 PM.


          • #6
            coming on nice m8, i would love to do a car to this extent but i usually get bored half way through and chuck it back together


            • #7
              it's pretty soul destroying taking it apart every day as there's no real 'progress' but you've just got to focus on the end result!
              Last edited by hank_marvinson; 24-01-2009, 09:53 PM.


              • #8
                good going chap. but do your gf parents mind a shell on driveway lol!


                • #9
                  my mrs parents have my 106 parked there and 2 gti-6's parked out the back, plus i got 3 306 on my drive oh yeah a 205 at my parents ..................... so if they start about having 1 car on there drive tell em there lucky


                  • #10
                    how do you know its at my girlfriends parents house

                    but nah they dont mind in the slightest, they offered me to do it there - i didn't ask. they're letting me use their garage too to store everything in for the time being which is nice of them
                    Last edited by hank_marvinson; 24-01-2009, 09:54 PM.


                    • #11
                      minor update... havent done anything for a few weekends for various reasons

                      i took all the glass out a little while ago and had the windscreen and rear screen taken out on saturday - the car got soaked in the weather

                      so today i dried out the car inside and out and made a temporary cover from some plastic sheet while im waiting for a proper cover that i ordered on ebay to arrive. heres a pic

                      decided on a respray now, had a good quote from a local firm
                      Last edited by hank_marvinson; 24-01-2009, 09:56 PM.


                      • #12
                        Nice the bubble car...


                        • #13
                          Haha........ wiked mate.

                          And ive got to be honest, i dont think it would be possible to get a quote cheaper than that, f*ck me. Cant grumble at that fair play.



                          • #14
                            Looks like your really going to town on this one! Looking good!


                            • #15
                              cant wait till u get it back from the sprayers, will be good to see it finally come together