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    Once the inlet manifold was installed another...

    Once the inlet manifold was installed another area I had to tackle was an oil seepage from the sump seal.
    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2019/03/zuE7n6u-1.jpg

    The sump...
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    Once the 3.6L motor was installed, it gives me an...

    Once the 3.6L motor was installed, it gives me an opportunity to strip off the inlet manifolds to view the carbon build up on the inlet valves.
    This VR6 has done 150 000Km and it is the direct...
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    Yip, I also never get tired of the VR6 exhaust...

    Yip, I also never get tired of the VR6 exhaust sounds.
    Once I get a better quality camera I'll do some driving around sounds.


    Since I'm basically finished in posting the main details of my CC I...
  4. Thread: The CC Story

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    Thanks for the compliment. The ride quality...

    Thanks for the compliment.


    The ride quality of the suspension is slightly better than my MKV Golf R32 (R36) on stock springs, shocks and front sway bar. It has the H&R back sway bay.
    The...
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    Now I need to deal with the suspension. When I...

    Now I need to deal with the suspension.

    When I first got the car I was surprised how well the CC handles around the corners.
    It does have some body roll which I didn't like at all and also almost...
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    The next step is to install the downpipe. The...

    The next step is to install the downpipe.
    The back part of the exhaust system will stay stock.
    The diameter of the back stock exhaust is slightly bigger than the 2L turbo stock exhaust, so I'm...
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    Before I can take out the diff there are two...

    Before I can take out the diff there are two bolts that I need to access from inside the CC.
    This will be from the boot area.
    I need to drill two large holes in the body to access those two bolts,...
  8. Thread: The CC Story

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    I started the Golf R36 project beginning of...

    I started the Golf R36 project beginning of November 2018 and completed at right the last day of December 2018.


    With the driveshafts from the scrapyard, both of the outer CVs the threads, were...
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    Here's some video clips for the R36. Going up a...

    Here's some video clips for the R36.
    Going up a steep hill:

    https://youtu.be/BuJa0BZAHLA

    Idle/rev in the garage:

    https://youtu.be/PnhjtIx_A7w

    The engine check light is on due to no...
  10. Thread: The CC Story

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    Thanks for the compliments. Time to put the...

    Thanks for the compliments.

    Time to put the front nose back on.

    Since the donor CC had the intercooler damaged in the accident, I decided to get this instead of buying a new stock intercooler....
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    The front end and Polar Fis display...

    The front end and Polar Fis display
    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2019/01/afhtfIU-1.jpg
    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2019/01/H7KDoHJ-1.jpg

    More...
  12. Thread: The CC Story

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    Once the gearbox was installed and all the...

    Once the gearbox was installed and all the electrical work was done I almost spent a whole weekend double/triple checking the wiring.
    The last thing I want is to see smoke.

    Connected the battery,...
  13. Thread: The CC Story

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    I used the DQ500 gearbox that was in a slight...

    I used the DQ500 gearbox that was in a slight fire.
    Once installed the DQ250 gearbox selector cable does not fit. It's a bit short and the mounting bracket is also different....
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    As indicated earlier on I indicated that I wanted...

    As indicated earlier on I indicated that I wanted to do something away from the mainstream, so on the CC I want to do a big turbo but that will be further down the road.

    With previous experience...
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    The engine installed....

    The engine installed.
    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2019/01/ACNE5wG-1.jpg

    My cat Sniffels inspecting the turbo and he wasn't pleased with the size, it needs to be bigger....
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    Before I started on the wiring change, I studied...

    Before I started on the wiring change, I studied the wiring differences between the two CCs to get an understanding what needs to be changed.
    Once I got an understanding I started to mark out the 2L...
  17. Thread: The CC Story

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    The front bumper and headlights stripped off from...

    The front bumper and headlights stripped off from my VW CC VR6 3.6 4Motion.
    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2019/01/M4ZPlLl-1.jpg...
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    The ECU...

    The ECU
    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2019/01/kciJ1Wb-1.jpg

    Used a dremel to cut the slits into the anti theft bolts and used a large flat screwdriver to loosen them to...
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    As you can see that the aircon radiator was a bit...

    As you can see that the aircon radiator was a bit smashed up.
    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2019/01/o1Oylu5-1.jpg
    Unfortunately right were the boost pipe clips onto the...
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    Thanks. Yip on the wiring side for the ECU and to...

    Thanks. Yip on the wiring side for the ECU and to setup a fuel control unit for the fueling side would need some "tricks".
    The mechanical parts (engine, gearbox, exhaust, etc...) is just a simple...
  21. Thread: The CC Story

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    The CC Story

    This is the story how the Golf MKV R36 came about.
    Here's the link Golf R36


    When the Golf 7 GTI came out, a few years back, I was in two minds in getting it.
    After doing some thinking I...
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    The Golf MKV R32 to R36

    After two and a half years of delay the project begins on my Golf MKV R32 to a R36.
    The project has been completed successfully and I'll be documenting the process here from beginning to end.
    ...
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    South African newbie

    Hi

    I'm from Johannesburg in South Africa.
    I deal/mess around with VW quite often in my spare time.

    Regards
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