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Discussion in 'Say 'hello' in here.' started by Frank Brejcha, Jun 8, 2019.

  1. Frank Brejcha Paid Member Paid Member

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    Hi Guys and Gals, Past the big 70 but having an old-life crisis and buying into the GTI marque for a bit of old skool fun.

    Hoping to get some advice from anyone who has information on companies doing re-commisioning of "barn finds", as that's just about what my new project is......

    1986 regn, 8v GTI. Been stored last 13 years, supposedly in a garage , but don't think it was that dry judging by the state of the engine, and goodness knows what the underneath is like....

    Interesting times ahead.

    Watch this space.
     
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  2. Tristan Forum Junkie

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    Welcome, and looking forward to seeing your car.
     
  3. Frank Brejcha Paid Member Paid Member

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    Thanks Tristan, delivery will be middle of next week, it's engine looks in need of a mega overhaul, and I fear for the state of fuel lines, pump etc not to mention the K-jetronic system. Brakes too will need looking at....will try and work out how to post pictures as and when the car arrives. ;)
     
  4. Tristan Forum Junkie

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    All simple and satisfying work.
     
  5. Frank Brejcha Paid Member Paid Member

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    Of course, , if you are mechanically minded; I can change a set of plugs and can even change a wiper blade, but with zero garage facilities and the delights of old age , you can be sure I'll be looking for someone experienced to tackle the very important jobs upon which my ,and any future owners , safety will depend.
     
  6. mat-mk3

    mat-mk3 Administrator Admin

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    Hi Frank. Where are you based? Location could be key to finding the right person to do it.
     
  7. Frank Brejcha Paid Member Paid Member

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    Just paid for full membership, but I'm down in Cornwall, Falmouth area, plenty of air cooled specialists around for Bugs and Camper vans, but the water cooled specialists are a little thin on the ground unfortunately.
     
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    Hello and welcome! I've setup your accounts, will send you a pack as soon as I can. We just need to get the new cards sorted and we can go ahead with the next batch of packs. It would have been today but I made a slight mistake so it'll be a bit later in the week :lol:
     
  9. Frank Brejcha Paid Member Paid Member

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    Brilliant, many thanks. :thumbup:
     

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