Singh's Rocco

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Re: Singh's Rocco

Post by dsingh » Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:14 pm

Damn, Thanks for the info and advice, its certainly taking effort and heart to get through this stage. i am determained to make this work. Its gonna be awesome at the end, The Rocco back on the road. :thumbup:

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Re: Singh's Rocco

Post by Fatlemon » Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:08 am

No advice, just admiration :clap: at how much you have got done in a short period of time. Should be a work of art by the time you have finished.

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Day 7

Post by dsingh » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:49 pm

Who ever previously repaired the car couldnt be bothered sorting where the cables for the pedels go into the cabin.
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This is what they couldnt be bothered repairing behind that hideous plate.
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view of where the dashboard and blower were.
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It was a nightmare but all the wires are out of the engine bay.
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Looks no wires.
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i am so proud of my self.
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Even the fuse box is out the way with its wiress, but cant track down that one wire that goes up the left of that picture.
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This is the end result.
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All the car wires, even from the boot end all in one pile.
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I have just got to show you more. it wasnt particularly hard either just have to be methodical.
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Thats all of them apart from that one i cant find or bother to find damn you.
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the Boot is off and the wires intact, both wires feed down the roof struts to the back which plug in next to the boot light and the other plugs next to the rear washer bottle.
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I am glad the boot lid is off in one piece without having to cut wires, another proud moment.
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current view inside.
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The car is also a storage space for a some parts i have taken off.
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The boot view.
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All i have left to do now is get the front windscreen out which i have got a quote of £65 ish from a company but cant garentee they will get it out without breaking the glass or the seals because they are old.

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The sunroof, but i do not have a handle for it so i can open it up to take a look. desperate for a sunroof handle. all that is there is a gear sticking out of the roof, couldnt use mold grips to open it because theres like a latch stopping you turning it full 360 when you hold onto it.

Parts i NEED!!!!
Sunroof Handle
Windscreen Seals

HELP ANYONE!!!

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Re: Singh's Rocco

Post by eefy » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:25 pm

you really are gettig on with this mate :) also never seen a bulk head in that condition before. Really need to get that repair panel fitted before mine splits!!!!!!
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Re: Singh's Rocco

Post by Brunty » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:06 pm

The windscreen comes out just like the other windows you've already done. Start by feeding in something between the rubber and the surround to break the seal and then push firmly but gently from the inside with your feet. They aren't too bad :)

The sunroof handle could well be a common part with mk1 and mk2 golfs.
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Re: Singh's Rocco

Post by ianaudia4 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:31 pm

The cable you can't gind on the lrft is the bonnet release cable?
I have a windscreen seal, Pm me and we'll discuss a price posted mate.
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Day 8

Post by dsingh » Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:19 pm

Hi Guys, a long awaited update!!!

Attempt at removing the Windscreen, saw a post somewhere they lined the top of windscreen seal inside with flat screw drivers so obviously i wanted to try it. So BEFORE
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Oh dear, i was too heavy handed with the first screwdriver and it was in the top drivers side corner which was a bad mistake.
The RESULT
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Ended up smashing the Window wit a hammer so we could remove it buy pushing it out with feet and kept the rubber intact.
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The empty front.
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Drivers side bottom corner.
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Passenger side bottom corner.
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Windscreen out the way we get on with fabricating the car rotisserie. Using Huge 75mm x 75mm box section.
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And the sparks Fly!!!
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All we could manage on the frame and i got to test me Mig welding skills.
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Re: Singh's Rocco

Post by Brunty » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:48 pm

You should be able to push the glass out with even pressure. Putting a screwdriver in gives it a sharp, hard point which just cracks glass straight away - but you know that ;)

Looking forward to seeing your Scirocco Spit develop as I'm almost definitely going to have to make one for sorting out FUTs underside, I've found some wheel arch rust similar to yours :(
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Re: Singh's Rocco

Post by cushti » Tue Apr 24, 2012 6:55 pm

Brunty you should try this one out i was going to use it as a guide to make one but in the end decided to just buy an ebay one for £220. wish i had now as my one has no wheels on it so i now need to build a trolly so that i can move the shell to get blasted.

http://www.harwoodperformance.bizland.c ... ial_20.htm
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Re: Singh's Rocco

Post by Brunty » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:22 pm

cushti wrote:Brunty you should try this one out i was going to use it as a guide to make one but in the end decided to just buy an ebay one for £220. wish i had now as my one has no wheels on it so i now need to build a trolly so that i can move the shell to get blasted.

http://www.harwoodperformance.bizland.c ... ial_20.htm
Hey Cushti, not seen you around here for a while, hope you're about to update your own project diary ;)

I've just priced that ^ rotisserie up from an online retailer of metal that I use. It'll come to about £500 with the casters... I might just go down the ebay route or design my own!
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