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Padawan
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Joined: 19 Jan 2009
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:15 pm    Post subject: 72 Baywindow EJ257 Reply with quote

About time i posted in here as its been on the road about a year,
72 crossover bay with 07 wrx ej257 motor mounted to porsche 915 box, Turbo relocated on one off headers, intercooler in o/s air duct and oil cooler in n/s,
Rad boxed in under load floor with air ducted from front,
944 s2 modified trailing arms with coilovers inboard of chassis rails,1 off drive shafts with 944s2 cv's,
911 coilover front suspension mounted on one off subframe with power steering rack from a clio,
Discs are 355mm all round with 4 pot brembo's from 07 ford 5.7 supercharged (new gt40).
1/4 mile so far 14.3
0-60 4.3 sec
Top speed around 140 mph
I'll let the pics say the rest Wink











Pics courtesy of volksworld magazine and jon pratt,
Hope you like it
cheers guys,
Nelly.
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splitbusvanatic
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Joined: 08 Oct 2006
Posts: 322
Location: Co. Mayo, Ireland

PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Let Me The First to Comment.
Sweet Conversion.

I'd like to see some more pictures of your Radiator SetUp.
Do you have a belly pan stretching from under your sill
up to the edge of your rad?

Thanks.
D.C.
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Padawan
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks dc, i have belly pans on either side of chassis rails to the sills
but the ducted rad air just flows down through the rad with 2 big kenlowes
helping it,when i get chanceto get on laptop i'll dig out some pics,
Nelly.
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P4UL
Padawan
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Joined: 13 Sep 2010
Posts: 83
Location: Derbyshire

PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow!
That looks really well done.
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ElusiveStranger
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Joined: 23 May 2006
Posts: 2527
Location: Mudway, Kent

PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've just dribbled!
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The advice you receive on here is worth the paper it's written on.
Your experiences are worth shed loads to others, including the f'ups - live and learn.
Wouldn't YOU rather learn by someone else's mistakes? So would they.

'78 Bay, 2 litre 091 box, EJ20 NA & the ashtray's on the 'right' side.
I don't lean forward for hills any more Grin
Bugger, missed out on "Live fast, die young"
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madmick
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Joined: 04 Jun 2010
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Location: SCOTLAND

PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some real cool pic's Cool
Looking very nice.
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AirWRX
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Joined: 31 Dec 2011
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Location: In the East of the Anglia! but mostly at work!!

PostPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very Nice Van!!
I love all the attention to detail, please post lots of pics and details.
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Superleggo
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:35 pm    Post subject: Wow Reply with quote

Stunning, Stunning,Stunning

I think I am playing in the wrong league here. Mine is a complete mess in comparison.

great effort.
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jp
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Joined: 09 Nov 2005
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Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire

PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 4:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I Normally lock these 'Completed threads' but I'll let you reap your rewards from the other forum members as it is very justified.

You have one very sweet van there sir something for us all to aspire to

Great work and thanks for sharing with us
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1983 VW Golf GTI CAMPAIGN
1979 Mini 1275 GT
2013 Scirocco TDI GT
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MiniRichard
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Location: Cheshire

PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 9:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Crikey that's tidy! Lovely conversion you've done there - I'm very jealous!
Rich
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sven
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 1:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Long time ago I saw a hippie-wagen that looks that good. Darn! Happy
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terryfinder
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:49 pm    Post subject: VW Camper insurance Reply with quote

I really like your VW have you thought about your insurance. I was paying too much for mine until i found this http://www.insuro.co.uk/vw-campervan-insurance/ let me know what you think about it
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