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    Post by graeme on Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:35 pm

    well i seem to just buy polo after polo after bloody polo...but i saw this for sale nearly a year ago and wanted it...then it came back up for sale so i bought myself it for xmas! its an '86 polo van...
    want really sure what to do with it so i just thought i'ld do everything!

    these are the pics from the original add

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    being a bit of a noob to the whole engine building thing matt e very nicely helped me strip it down fully, did headgasket cambelt waterpump etc on a 1.3 engine i bought for it (well he did it all uhhh ohhh another polo Icon_cheers ) then i gave it a few coats of matt black paint...

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    then i polished up a mk4 polo rocker cover to slap on top of it...

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    got a set of these to slap on very soon just sorting the inlet manifold...

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    that should all be in and up and running within a month fingers crossed!

    then on the inside i added a set of clocks with rev counter and a red grill surround..a polished/black leather mountney and a centre console

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    the door cards were looking rather sorry for themselves too...

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    so me and emily recovered them with black/ivory/red tartan...

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    thanks to spen for the rear doorcards he donated to the fund, they just have to be tartaned and the floor done in black vynal, front setas to find then the inside is done!

    made some base plates at work for a set of bullet mirrors i had but not mega sure i like them so have taken them off for the time being...

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    also offered the mattigs up on the back to see how they will sit, origianlly planned to get them coated black but i really like them on it in brown so the colours stayin!

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    got mega amounts lefgt to do yet, engine in, puttin 239mm brakes on it braided hoses etc etc, camber shims on back, new exhaust etc etc but it has a deadline for may as the mot on the coupe runs out and i'm going to france in it in june so fingers/arms/legs and toes crossed it will be readdy and trouble free...

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    Post by mrgarf on Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:43 pm

    liking the van , never see many about


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    Post by Geeman on Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:23 pm

    N-n-n-n-nice!


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    Post by MkIISimon on Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:00 am

    That's really cool, I like it.
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    Post by dsmithmobile on Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:54 pm

    I like it Very Happy

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    Post by graeme on Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:48 am

    cheers guys, will update it as and when thing happen!
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    Post by sarah on Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:53 am

    thats cool that Graeme uhhh ohhh another polo Icon_cool
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    Post by Emily on Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:56 am

    not as kool as mine uhhh ohhh another polo Icon_biggrin hehe
    b4 graeme takes all the credit i did the door cards n stuff graeme is too much of a stress head to do things like that, he got ready to kill me when he tryed doing them !!
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    Post by graeme on Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:24 pm

    you need to shush you do luv...you just remeber who sat in the cold in the garage doing you wheels! at least it was sunny when you did door cards!
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    Post by lupo on Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:28 pm

    LOVE THIS, I would buy if for a daily runner if you ever wanted to sell!!!!
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    Post by graeme on Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:45 am

    hahah i'll bare that in mind...never lasted longer than a year with a car so i'm gonna try hang onto this for a while if i'm honest! plus i love it!
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    Post by graeme on Fri Mar 26, 2010 10:56 am

    oooo look what i got laser cut today...

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    braided hoses are here too...

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    Post by Emily on Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:04 pm

    sado !
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    Post by graeme on Sat Apr 03, 2010 3:11 pm

    been a busy day today...i collected the manifold on thursday night from a mate who had tig'd it all up for me as i didnt fancy it as i wanted the welds to look spot on...the silicone hoses came for the carbs, bit gutted really as i ordered black ones but chavvy blue ones came so going to get another set soon...
    but me and matt got engine in today (huge thanks matey)
    started today like this...

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    ended the day like this...

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    massive thanks to matt e who's been a princess all the way through helping out uhhh ohhh another polo Icon_cheers
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    Post by Jezz on Sat Apr 03, 2010 4:44 pm

    nice is it running or just in


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    Post by graeme on Sat Apr 03, 2010 5:09 pm

    sat in, plumbed up etc just need a few bits and bobs ready for next weekend then it will be running
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    Post by dsmithmobile on Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:03 am

    good stuff,should sound sweet on the carbs when up and running Smile

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    Post by graeme on Wed May 05, 2010 3:50 pm

    well shes all road legal, fully loving the noise it makes aswell its proper addictive!
    Mr shears has a full gt exhaust system for me til i can afford a stainless jobbie and got to stick a new tank on it (leaks with more than 15 in it!) then its pretty much all done...

    pulled 79bhp at the wheels according to boggies rolling road so thats not to bad might get a cam too yet tho!

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    Post by Jezz on Wed May 05, 2010 4:39 pm

    Cool is 79 bhp a good amount for this sort of set up


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    Post by craigvr6 on Thu May 06, 2010 6:04 am

    thats well tidy, very retro.....im loving it.

    keep up the good work.
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    Post by graeme on Thu May 06, 2010 1:19 pm

    well its 55 at the fly standard, so its about 95 or so now, thats before i've put a cam in it or a decent exhaust, might not sound massive but its enough
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    Post by milko on Sat May 15, 2010 9:00 am

    40bhp from the carbs! Thats a result!

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