gti 8v front end rebuild

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gti 8v front end rebuild

Post by rutter123 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:39 am

damaged gti light front end damage mostly o/s crumple zone, cut away the bent chassis welded in new piece, replaced bumper support and whole front panel slam panel and headlamp supports.
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eventually ending up something like this, trying the new panel for size..
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new metal welded in, some finishing to do..
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from this..
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Re: gti 8v front end rebuild

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:05 am

you dont hang about! well done!
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Re: gti 8v front end rebuild

Post by citsncycles » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:24 pm

That looks a neat job. Hopefully it's not this bad, but this is another job in Timex's future!
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