Scirocco GTO Mid-engine
Compliments of garasja @ www.vwvortex.com
ten hours working day
testing 02a 6-speed tranny with slip dif
New top mounts from golf 2
1,8t aeb engine and tranny innside:-)
driver side almost finnish
More new metal after 35 years
many hours ..2 gas bottles and 1 weldthread
almost finnish (driver side)
g60 wheel hub
engine innside for....th time.
The bosch angle grinder needs new brushes
yeah! i can see the finnish line soon!
More metal porn
subframe ready for painting
After 3 weeks 10 hour day.
rear driver side
I own this car since 1994.1999-2004 Installing the rieger kit,new paint and rollercage.I started rwd project oct 2010
Almost five years took it to finnish the rieger and rollercage mounting.1999 to 2004(2 old house project also).here with the 1,8 gti engine.
Pictures from 2006 i think 1,8 gti with t03 turbo
And today the steering
After 3 weeks 10 hours day,the engine is inside!!! yeah!
What a f... No engine in front? hm
blueprint for the intercooler. anyone with a good idea?
up and down controlled with a switch of course
Today i started the wiring loom for the engine,and the rearbrakes are mounted.
space for inlet manifold
Toyota mr2 to fits like a glow
today i started with the gear linkage
GT 28 RS
Finnish welding waterpump bracket
The consol puzzle
And today i started on the brake lines and the hydraulic handbrake
Shortshift and hydraulic handbrake
After over 3 years in the garage!
Things to do: intercooler mounting.brakelines, Exhaust,electric, Adjust Steering,Finnish interior.......100 things
Today i almost finnished with the trottlecable.
The problem with this setup was that it wasnt full trottle
Adjustable brake in front and rear
My new chrome mirrors:
Just cutting of the driveshaft
Why buy one when you can make one better
Toyota mr2 radiator
Someone tell me about this numbers? 17 inch Wheels
brakeline and hydraulic handbrake is finnish. Gear linkage almost finnish. one week to do finnish the brakelines
Most of the Welding is finnish.
Today i moved my car to my new house:-)
300mm g60 discs from eurospecsport usa.The hydraulic handbrake are very efficient.Thanks kirsten for the nice "blinkers"
No money spent on my 200 years old garage.only the car.Later.....maybe. This old building was the home of my car for 12 years.
I have not weight my car yet,but i think i have the lightest rwd project. Ca about 850 kilos and 3-400 hp.
wishes for christmas: Engine management for the audi aeb engine.440cc fuel injectors.
Sunday its a nice day to wash the car
Metalldust is covering the car. The trailer is to small
My plan is to use Electromotive tec gt engine management.
Here is the picture of the waterpipes. Little progress in the project at this moment. My son was born 5th january!!! Proud. hoping to start the project again in a couple of a few weeks.
Here is a old picture from thel early rwd project . I wasnt satisfied with this sollution.
I started my old computer today.!!!
Here is picture from 2003 when i install the rieger widebodykit.
Back in the days:-)Year 2003.The new wheels from spain,only to fit this bodykit.et-10 in front,et-35 rear
Today i got the vacuumstation delivered
Today i ordered a complete engine management included 5"trigger wheel,I also ordered 440cc injectors ,H&R swaybar in front.
The money in my pocket is burnin
Today i do some drawings of my custom fueltank in alloy.Im gonna place the fueltank almost where the stock tank was mounted.26 litres if im not wrong.
Today i started the project again. At last the problem with the gear linkage is solved .I put 2 small ballbearings instead of the stock for the reverse. Yes there are 6 speed
Also the throttle wire and new ballbearings on the trottle.
H&R Swaybar in front
Fueltank in alloy (still in production)
4 dtm exhaustpipes(Custom)
Adjust the camber/caster rear
Water and oil lines for the turbo
Brackets to support the turbo and manifoil
New brackets for the seats(lower)
Finnish pipes for radiator.
Nice with some progress.Ill try to take some pictures tomorrow
2months work to finnish the rollercage back in 2003:
Today i worked on the exhaustsystem.All the exhaust pipes is gonna be covered by exhaust bandage because of the heat. Its no necessary with stainless steel pipes.
Today: Wrong tps sensor , problem with trottle wire,Exhaust is finnish.
Oil feed to gt 28 rs is not the same as stock turbo oil feed.
Fueltank is mounted
Waterpipes must rebuilds because of the fueltank. I work 10 hours a day on the car right now.
I will take a few pictures tomorrow.
The fueltank i ordered from a company in England,Nice welding
And finnally i find a good sollution for gaswire.After one week of thinkingand some tryings
Dtm Exhaust is finnish
Today i also get the engine management delivered from usa.
New brackets on passenger seat:
I need help to find the type of spark plug leads i must use for electromotive coils?? Anyone?.
Today i spent more money e-bay!
Project update:Almost finnished all the new electric on the car.It was nice to take out the old fusebox.I also put the new HR swaybar in front.
Little more pic of the exhaust: 3" to dual 2,5"
Some pictures of the oil pipe
A very nice suitcase from e-bay
And a picture of me in my sofaVery funny instruction manual :-)
Thanks.Someone told me where do i find custom spark plug connectors and custom ignitions wires(leads)? This have to be extra long and must fit the electromotive coilpack. This is to short and the connector is to small for the tec gt coil
Today i mounted the radiator for water intercooler:
Pipe for fuel:
A picture of my beautiful island where i grown up! SandsÃ¸y in Westcoast of Norway .New York right ahead in the west
Today some progress on the car.Water intercoler is mounted and pex water pipes
-mounting the tps sensor
-Fuellines almost finnish
-Wiring of the engine is started.
tomorrow i finnish oilfeed for turbo,waterpump for ic and custom spark plug wires, if i get them by the postman.
Ill try to take some pictures tomorrow
Today i ordered new silicone house.Im not satisfied with this sollution.Someone have a idea about a better place for the dump valve?
And today:Water and fuel line is finnish
There is 2 small expansion tanks.one for water intercooler radiator and one for mainradiator .
Under the car is total 5 pipes. Vacuumpipe, 2 mainpipes to radiator and 2 smaller pipes for water ic.Next season im gonna change the floor.
And some kitchen work tonight:-).....0.5mm up..OBX crap...
No sleeping on the sofa today:
And some little things i do to the car lately:
Today when i tested the waterpipes.............The water comes into the engineoilA real setback for the project.I bought the engine for 5 years ago.No money back for this.compression on all 4 cylinders is very good.
The old oil that i changed last week was no sign of oil in.
Maybe a crack in the engine block
Here is the problem.This is the crankcase breatherNo water connection to this
And a another problem leads to a another problem:
This weekend goes to take out the transmission and replace the crankgasket.
Engine is back in the car today.totally 7 or 8 times since i started the project in october.
This week i gonna take the rocco to a dyno test
The last pictures before the dynotest:
water temp mounted:Someone give me a good idea how to solve the crank case oil breather pipe?Is catch tank needed?
Some work on the car today:
And more shiny waterpipes:
The seats is ready to install tomorrow:
My son is testing the seat
And.....the youngest racing driver
Today i put on some new pipes:
The last picture before i take it to the dyno shop tomorrow: Here is also my honda mt 75cc with polini barrel and 21mm delorto carburettor and gianelli exhaust......... and a Bmw x5
The bumpers are mounted.Adjusting steering .
I love this Norwegian mobile phone commercial with a scirocco mk1!!!!!!!!! same as me and my friends for 15 years ago
A little uppdate.........Some changes.One of the pipes of the radiator is moved down because of air in the system.
maybe...............engine start tomorrow
Some updates today:
Engine is starting and running!!!!! more uppdates laterawesome
Thanks x 2 No work on the car this weekend.just relax with some car magazines and a cold beer upon the mountain Tomorrow the big happening,the dyno day
A real setback today....the gir linkeage is no good....maybe back to scratch
I tested the car on the road in 2nd and 3nd.
Tommorrow i made a decisson what i should do next.
2 set of wires all the way..Ill try it tomorrow
sorry ,i meen 2 set of cable shift.
Today i took the car back to my house and try to use the weekend to find out the gear problem
Yeaaaahhh. Today i figured it out! I Test the car on the road The cable shifter from golf 4 is adjustable compared to golf 3
First i will take the dyno test and remove all the small things that we called "childsickness"
But the work on the firewall is started.Ill take some picture of it later.
It is much easyer to test things now when i can drive the car
pictures of the dynotest:
A picture of the firewall.Not finnish
More problems.....Diffrensial on the gearbox is broken.
In about 2000rpm the wheels stop spinning, and suddenly its connect again.
I think the spline in diffrensial has a crack inside
Here is 3mm more out then left side+leeking oil from the rubber ring:
Now i will take a break from the project for a while.................
He He..Today i bought a gearbox from a passat 2l 16v
The rocco in his new home With the Zender grill mounted
Some engine update:You could see the oil leek from the gearbox down there.
Today i try out my cheap camera:
Waiting for new gearbox and dyno nr 2:
Better than fast and furious...all
Best race movie ever ,from NORWAY in 1975.look at the adjustable rear wing at the car in frontthe man that made this movie from NORWAY could predict the future: goggle :flÃ¥klypa grand prix (video)
dirty tricks on the race track:
some updates: Start knowing the car after several tests...first 10 minutes the car have a lot of power to make some donuts Awesome gearbox is not slipping.Maybe it is not enough torque to slip?
In dyno about 170 newtonmetersStill awesome to make a rearwheel burning on a vw
later folks. I have problems with air in fuel on right turns....maybe move fuelpump to nearest the tank and filter next?Maybe a fuelsurg tank?any idea?
Maybe thicker fuelpipe from tank directly to pump?
Someone with a good idea?
New plans: 4l fuel surge tank+1 extra bosch 044 fuelpump,new fuelfilter with an fittings is ordered in e-bayEnd of fuel problems
Today: nice to see the fuel level at last:some cosy work in the garage.
Some dna is spilled on my tank
New clutch. This will do perhaps
I think the old clutch from Eurospecsport strugle during the dynotests
Some pictures today with my other camera
Thanks. The dynotest went like the first test.
On the vw -audi meeting i make some nonuts just for show.....
Suddenly there was no clutch without any smell strange?
Waiting for the new 4-puck clutch in my mailbox
This car will never get finnish,only better
Today the engine went out of the car to find the problem about the gearbox
The axle to the left(engine side) is black and burned oil Anyone have a idea?
Is this nomally or what?
I can see some metal particles in oil here
The problem was only in the dynotest, only 88hp 160 nm
I think i need to change the limited slip diffrensial and both axels,
A fault in lsd diff from Eurospecsport from the beginning.
I will try to mail them and hope they send me new lsd diffrensial and axels.
I bought it new for 2300$...
New package today:
Im also start to put the engine and this other gearbox in the car.
look what i found today Its tells its lot of torque first 10 minutes
And a coffeebreak of course
And the "new" Transmission mounted:
Today...Stronger engine mount:
Im not sure...weld this to rollercage or only enough with bolts?
Today i welded 3 more exhaust clamps for quickly remove the exhaustpipes.
Some help from my son:
Some cosy work tonight.
The extra pump and petrol tank,and to the left of the tank,a box with the air filter:
Probably the best location of the Oil cooler.Through the intake of the wheel arches .Dual 4" fans on top of the cooler is needed :
Some new parts: An fittings and a larger water pump for the charge cooler:
Someone:Where could i buy this
At last...the rain stops falling
Time for some work on the firewall.
Watertank for chargecooler and a bigger waterpump:
wiew fro my small garage.
Air for oilcooler:
Some small updates:
A trip to "fjellstua" in Aalesund city
Thanks to Devold AMT for carbon and fiberglass .My plan is a carbonroof ,bonnet
New location of the charge cooler:
Some pictures from the production of the scch control arms
Not much is happening in these days.Some little work on the charge cooler tonight. Ready for welding:
package from scch today.
only some misunderstanding about the hub and look this to the scch controlarm,because this is a rear wheel drive car.
_Nice parts anyway
Its a shame to weld in my new cotrol arms,but i like jan eriks sollution to lock the steering from the hub to the control arm:
Thanks to jarod in Scch
correction of the drop pin. shorter and d:19mm
A old picture after a vw audi meeting in Northwest of Norway in 2007:
Some nice parts ordered
Great found on E-bay Germany. Very Rare.unused taillights in a old package
The package from california also arrived today: Shorter and thicker bolt.
The new controlarms are ready to install:
The picture of the day cool:
Not finnish yet,but some adjustment and welding needed:
Today i mounted the vacuumpump for brake booster.This pump start when the vacuum is to low.:
fuel surge tank
Very little progress right now, but i have bought almost everything i needed to finnish the rocco.
Some correction on the exhaust because of some new ideas.
- heat coating from a spray can that i bought from USA on e-bay
Ready for new black exhaust bandage.
Stronger trans mount:
Some lexan to rear side windows:
Some new parts needed for the rear suspension upgrade
some updates today:
3rd in peoples choice vw-audi meeting in Northwest of Norway
Some new tyres in the race track next year: P
My new parking space
Almost all of my freetime this summer:
New parking space
A new package todaya better sollution for remote the electric waterpump and fans
more updates to come: P
Updates: The engine is up and running with a new programm on ecu: P
A lot of changes in the electrical system is done.
-more pictures next week,maybe a video
: P I`ll be back
0,9 bar pressure:
About 280 engine HP: P
The engine is ok: Beer:
RFS performance did a very good job with the engine
I am very satisfied: P
Now we gonna finnish the electricity on race dash2.
im modus now:
A friend of mine is gonna sell his BBS RS rims: P 15"
Im gonna buy this,but i have to buy new outer lips
My plan is to use them on trackdays with slicks.
I hope the g60 calipers and 280mm discs is ok for this rims.
something like this...15 or 17 inch:
What do my vwvortex friends think about this?
Forget about Rum,highwaymen and pirates
Some new parts from USA:
AN 20: P
New trailer for my Rocco
Finally my car is back at my home town after 3 months at RFS Performance
Happy owner of a "new" and rare Gto 1,6 GTi a couple of hours from my hometown
This is 2 of 3 Gto-s in Norway as i know: Heart:
The guy i bought it from has owned it for 19 years
Some parts for the rollercage:
The 6-speed tranny with new paint:
The engine is on the way out
-changing plans about the rollercage and firewall
-new paint in engine bay
-mounting the 6-speed tranny
.....And a little picture for some inspiration
Engine is outside after an hour this evening
Some correction today
Brackets for both radiators:
Some cosy work in the front end of the car now
More tubing-and more to come
Brand new floor pan for the rocco
Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you get ....-Made. In this case- camber adjustment a la Garasja: P :-)
Very good progress these days
15 gallon fuel cell with AN-10 arrives today
I have to find a new location for the electric waterpump to get enough space in the front of the car.
no progress here? yeah here it is blood, sweat and tears.
* in fabrication right now are:
-Improved rear engine mount.
-lower subframe for fuel cell, water pump, bumper and fixing jack attachment underneath the front bumper for quick lift of the front section.
Camberstag between rear dampers are also finished welded. These are fitted with turnbuckles which makes that I can easily adjust camber. Cross the main hoop of the roll cage is also pre-welded and ready for primer.
I ordered the wrong floor pans- quarter panels.-half pans are ordered, but these have one month delivery time :-(
There remains a lot of work, but it is progress :-)
Photos coming ...
Mr. A la Frodo-Stronger gearbox mount is under production..
Roller cage mid-section
Some grinding and paint remains...
Bolt on -Front lower subrame almoust there..
Happy New year to all my friends out there 2014 would be a exciting year
Improved and new painted engine mounts
At last the half pans arrived: P
Offtopic, but this year- 2014 i have just start my own company Heat pumps,burglar alarms and electricwish me luck: Thumbup:
Follow me on facebook: Helland Klimaservice
New painted engine and new Oil drain for turbo:
Gone with the old sunroof I see right through you
There is a hole in my bonnet
I´ve barely started to create the box encasing radiator:
Project waterneck on top of engine:
For replacing this crow nest:
Bracket for fuel pump:
And today the roof Air intake for cooling the engine bay...
A slowly progress right now. Good news is That i have moved to my other house nearer the garage and project car again.
Some progress today. Relocation of the clutch zylinder.
The rear suspensjon is now ready
Max clearance for the wheel when i using Jack.
Bracket for fuelfilter:
The design came out pretty well
my rocco got a New brother
Next week its gonna look like this
the rocco Was moved to the garage yesterday. Some progress today. At last the floor pans are tacked in
Left side is almoust full welded
4 hours of welding today. Both floor pans is almoust full welded.
Just a ordinary Day at Never Done Racing.
Finally the mould for carbon roof has been made. ..
A Day of -playing with my M3
Sorry for no updates on my project lately...im buildin a new garage :-)
My new garage :-)
Ready for the rocco..Soon :-)
A big day for the rocco yesterday :-)
Moving from the 200 year old farmhouse to my new garage.
Today i started the job on the firewall.
A big Puzzle.
Hello.i have a plan to paint it matt Black roof and down to the door handles.
Someone good to paint it on a computer and post it On my site?
Front lower subframe painted.
Some progress Early in the morning :-)
Closing in- trackday 2016...:-) :-) :-)
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Some cosy work on a saturday
The last piece of the big puzzle-firewall
More cage reinforcement.
Fans are mounted:
Look what i drag out og my old garage :-) :-) :-)
3 engines-Aprox..1000hp. in my garage right now
Makin engine ready for installation this weekend :-)
Water pipe from electric pump is been made.
Lots og project- 318 is lowering-next m3 engine swap :-)
Some work to clamp proper The Water pipes .
More Water pipes
Oil cooler mounted:
Fuel pressure regulator connected:
Wire to fuel pump.
Its time for some updates.
Driveshafts mounted today.
Me in The Black e36 m3 with The big drift wing.
Bracket for coil welded into place.
Led lights mounted:
The stock dash must back in car
Pictures from last night work
Not that cosy work...
Sanding...Sanding,ready for paint tomorrow.
Engine startup probably tomorrow
More carparts arrives
Lexan sheet as rear window.
This gonna be easy removed when its getting to hot in track days.
Maybe i will install hinges in top so i can tilt it also.
Painted frame around the Windows:
Cold air intake filter
Window slider kit arrived:
Picking parts for a spare engine-wiseco pistons arrived today
Some little progress with the roof moulding:
Air in water-check
And other things that i have forgot...
The car is ready for Some test drive today,but its rainin alot Here in westcoast of Norway..
Carbuilder#nevergiveup#gettinraceready#mid engine racecar#carguy#lexanwork#dusty#at The end of tunnel
Rwd Rocco mid engine
Honda mt 115cc
Im back after a couple[ of months without working on rocco.
6hours in garage today.
Relocation of the cluthmasterzylinder.
Not happy with the old sollution.
The pedal was to hard.
Here is The reason that the Rocco project is on hold.