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Old 11-07-2010, 10:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My Restoration Thread

The Turbonator boys asked for a thread with links to the restoration. heres a start. I can't seem to find any for the bodywork so I'll put that together later from the pics I have.

Body removal, frame restoration
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/63-...-lift-lol.html
Fitting downpipe
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=371087
Rebuild pics
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=273576
Running Video with bad lifter
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=337026
Gauge Piller Pod
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=331537
Body Work Prep
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=406961
The Installed 6.2 Turbo
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=409658
Fiber Optic Ashtray Light and LED's
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/63-...ml#post5822338
Fitting The Med Duty Tach, LED Dash lights and Painting The Dash
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/63-...duty-tach.html
Braided Oil Cooler Lines
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/63-...6-5-turbo.html
Restoring The Dash Pad
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/63-...-dash-pad.html
Adding Heat To The Seats
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/63-...-add-heat.html



Mods/Upgrades 1982 red block, Fluid damper, ceramic coated pistons, 6.5 turbo system with GM8, DSG main girdle, ARP head studs. pistons shaved approx 19.1 comp, pyro and boost gauge, transgo Jr shift kit (thanks to revx1000), Pete Jackson gear drive, bored 20 over, deep tranny pan, 6.5 short injectors, poly body and engine mount bushings, flex-a-lite fan, rebuilt heads, balanced rods, ported and polished, new pistons

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Old 11-07-2010, 11:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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good thread diaric..you got me thinking i need to make some new pictures of mine since i got done a few more things

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Old 11-07-2010, 11:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i never saw the engine build pics before. they look nice!
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your wrong brent, i'll think of a reason later

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brent can't do that, it would look factory, lol

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Old 11-07-2010, 01:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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gettin ready for winter project season.....

Nice to see the pics of your truck again Rich.......sure brings back memories to the work you did on the frame.....

Now we be waiting to see the fall/winter line of new pics....LOL.
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Engine rebuild ?

Where did you find the timing gear set? No one seems to sell them anymore for the 6.2L (including DSG)
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
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i bought it before they went out of bussiness.

try Kennedy as per this post from the Pete Jackson thread, maybe they still have some.
https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/sho...7&postcount=23
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
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pics of cab repair

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Yeah Diaric, I gotta say, I'm afraid I'm going to have to give you an official warning on that.
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:27 PM   #8 (permalink)
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pics of tail repair

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2001 VW TDI Jetta 4 door loaded 2001 VW TDI Golf 2 door swapped engine project
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Yeah Diaric, I gotta say, I'm afraid I'm going to have to give you an official warning on that.
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My Restoration Thread Click Here
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:28 PM   #9 (permalink)
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installed panels and pans

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Yeah Diaric, I gotta say, I'm afraid I'm going to have to give you an official warning on that.
6.2 FAQ's AND ANSWERS Click Here
My Restoration Thread Click Here
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You're making me feel ambitious

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