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Running Improvements

Hope this will be of interest to some of you, especially those who took the time to share their experience to help me out.  A quick recap.  I bought an S3 Phaeton in Autumn last year that was running, with MOT and a good basic spec.  Probably paid too much but I wanted a runner to work on rather than the B+ Malaga sat in bits.

Spec; 1700 crossflow, twin 40 Dellortos, BCF2 cam, Bosch electronic distributor, Type 9 box, 5 link axle with rose joints, Gaz adjustable dampers.…

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Added by Mark Bagnall on May 21, 2015 at 23:10 — 30 Comments

Progress ?

Pretty pissed off tonight - I managed to put in a lot of hours over the last couple of weeks but didn't allow enough clearance. I'm trying to gain as much leg room as possible so I can actually get in and drive but I took key positions when the axle wasn't actually on full bump so now I have to do it all again!

I may have asked this before, but does anyone run bump stops for their axles?

I hope to make some positive progress over the weekend - at least I can attach my new chassis… Continue

Added by Mark Bagnall on July 4, 2014 at 23:42 — 3 Comments

I've filled the garage

Here's the first view of what's covered my lovely clean garage floor, can you tell what it is yet?

I'm sorting the paperwork out with Ade but it's not going to be ready for Stoneleigh that's for sure.  It was a runner (before I got at it) because I was determined not to buy a several year long project. …

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Added by Mark Bagnall on May 1, 2012 at 22:19 — 4 Comments

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