Jump to content

Andthos garage Golf 3 2.9i syncro color concept


Recommended Posts

Some pictures of the car the way I found it, tucked away in a barn.

 

5bbdf42f17bd8_golf3_vr6(2).jpeg.a388f1270d8940fbc1f4accb5f00010a.jpeg5bbdf42e25c89_golf3_vr6(3).jpeg.1f39d99d46706add85e1140114c953a7.jpeg5bbdf42e97c08_golf3_vr6(1).jpeg.2f5223a4fbb108a1c07e8068b1f62d9d.jpeg

 

The owner didnt really want to sell it, but after calling him multiple times over a timespan of 2-3 weeks he finally gave up and gave me a price. I jumped into my car drove over to his place to get the car before he changed his mind.

 

The car is a 1997 Golf 3 syncro color concept with the 2.9i Vr6 engine. Its quite rear ive been told. Its one of 3 cars that was sold new in Norway in 97.

 

The car has been a project the last 10 years, its been resprayed and its in quite good shape. There are some technical issues, but those are easy to sort out. The interior and exterior is more or less flawless. Im done with rustrepair from previous projects so this is welcoming break from that.

 

5bbdf545bb42f_golf3_vr6(4).jpg.052124edeb9258a3fe8472be85c28a34.jpg

 

5bbdf555dbd0d_golf3_vr6(5).jpg.ff4df07056c1f1b8c32a54d5496555e0.jpg

 

Edited by Andthocom
Link to post
Share on other sites

Fast forward to today, just got the new wheels and had them fitted. Had to play around a bit with camber and spacers, but im very happy with the fitment.

 

Ispiri Wheels 8.5x18 with 215/35-18 tires.

 

vr6_4.jpg.619f4a71e7c2ea176d679fe1491d5937.jpg

 

vr6_3.jpg.2e46dc2cf1c7d53b69f5a1ba1a664286.jpg

 

vr6_5.jpg.4153119c3546a97975234aad38b1910b.jpg

 

Put the VR6 badge back on and fitted a tow strap on the front.

vr6_1.jpg.eca07aea0c826aaed72cc805f5cd057a.jpg

 

vr6_2.jpg.a42ca69a1344f8d5edc13c68662b0cf0.jpg

 

Created a bracket for the airfilter, its was just held on with a ziptie when i bought it.

vr6_7.jpg.6a4805c29e33a2f0a96661445a10f1ea.jpg

 

vr6_6.jpg.874b461f1d78ea054013a1989d0eb61f.jpg

 

vr6_8.jpg.a339ebe0fcdf6295f5ba27e708dcb399.jpg

 

 

Edited by Andthocom
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 3 months later...
  • 4 months later...
2 hours ago, rickygolf83 said:

You have been very busy emoji122.png

Some amount of work done. Car is looking great and will be driving great too

Anything else on the to do list?

 

When i bought it had been sitting for allmost 10 years, so the valveguides in the engine is not as soft as they should be. So its been smoking now and then. So plan to rebuild the engine, but i guess this will have to wait until fall when car is put into storage. 😊

Link to post
Share on other sites

I didnt mention the small updates in the engine compartement. 

 

Since the road authorities here doesnt like pod filters i created a box to hide it, it gets cold air from the bumper underneath. 

 

I also used a mk5 batterycover to hide the grey battery. 

 

Next on the agenda here is stock red ignition cables and black hoses. 

 

 

IMG_20190107_133252.jpg

IMG_20190107_133258.jpg

IMG_20190318_163656.jpg

Edited by Andthocom
Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...