Wooscary's TZD 1993

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by rd27 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:23 pm

Your car looked good, loving the black Speedlines. Who did you go and see?
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:32 pm

Thank you. It hides its miles well certainly. A few bits of tarting up in the near future and it'll be worth polishing!

We went to see Deerhoof at the Brudenell.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Mickey taker » Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:10 pm

Couldent you afford to see a complete deer then Martin ?
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light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:45 am

Times is hard Mick! :D

Rear suspension boot now fitted and new 'stat housing all sealed up nicely. The housing had some hairline cracks at the bottom of it, so no wonder it wouldn't seal! All filled up with fresh anti freeze and ready for anything. Maybe.

Centre exhaust section needs replacing fairly urgently. I'm going to try and wait until after Christmas though.

Other than that, it seems to be going really well.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:25 pm

Wooscary wrote:
Other than that, it seems to be going really well.
Famous last words clearly.

As per other thread, car getting recovered on Monday.

This Polo is brilliant though, cannot quite believe how nippy a little petrol engine can be. It's only done
61K and is in fairly remarkable condition.

Just need to find a parcel shelf and radio for it now. Are most radios compatible with VW wiring from that
era?

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mat_fenwick » Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:17 am

My van's also from 1993, and has ISO connectors as standard. That's not to say someone hasn't butchered the wiring before you though!
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:20 am

Very true. There doesn't appear to be the usual length of cables protruding from the radio orifice,
but rather a static plug at the back of said orifice, presumably with wires behind. If it's all there, it's
a neat way of doing it.

Investigations will ensue tomorrow.

Cheers.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Tim Leech » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:22 pm

Wooscary wrote:
Wooscary wrote:
Other than that, it seems to be going really well.
Famous last words clearly.

As per other thread, car getting recovered on Monday.

This Polo is brilliant though, cannot quite believe how nippy a little petrol engine can be. It's only done
61K and is in fairly remarkable condition.

Just need to find a parcel shelf and radio for it now. Are most radios compatible with VW wiring from that
era?

Dont forget I work for a VW main stealer so if you need any parts/advice etc...
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by mat_fenwick » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:26 pm

Wooscary wrote:There doesn't appear to be the usual length of cables protruding from the radio orifice,
but rather a static plug at the back of said orifice
Erm, it's not the casing for a (long since lost) removable radio is it?
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:20 pm

Tim, that's very kind of you, thanks.

Mat, I think you're right. Actually, yes, you are definitely right. Once I'd whipped the old
cage out it all started looking much more familiar. This is what the back of it looked like:

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IMG_4001b by Wooscary, on Flickr

And then I've got one of these:

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IMG_4000b by Wooscary, on Flickr

And one of these:

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IMG_3999b by Wooscary, on Flickr

Which look fairly ordinary. I think with the right radio/adaptor combo it should be fine. What do you reckon?

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:55 pm

So here are some pictures of the Polo

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IMG_3968b by Wooscary, on Flickr

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IMG_3969b by Wooscary, on Flickr

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IMG_3970b by Wooscary, on Flickr

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IMG_3973b by Wooscary, on Flickr

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IMG_3976b by Wooscary, on Flickr

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IMG_3978b by Wooscary, on Flickr

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Tim Leech » Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:32 am

OOOH A Genesis, I remember those when new (Yes Im that old), a great little car, watch for leaking headgaskets though! If its a 1.3 5 speed they are suprisingly brisk!

Top of the range for the time, sunroof, rev counter, centre console (no fag lighter), it would have as original fit a remoavle Sony Radio Casette so standard ISO connectors will be fine.

BTW it looks lovely! please dont "slam it" paint it matt black and put tiny wheels on it.....as is the case with most non aircooled VW's...
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:08 am

It is the 1.3. I'll keep an eye on the HG.

Right, I'll look in to a Sony unit, there are a lot of VW branded Sony ones around it seems,
my first Golf had one, seemed to do the job.

It is far too nice and original to do anything to, and that certainly isn't our style! No chalkboard
bonnets.

Cheers.

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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Tim Leech » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:21 am

Wooscary wrote:It is the 1.3. I'll keep an eye on the HG.

Right, I'll look in to a Sony unit, there are a lot of VW branded Sony ones around it seems,
my first Golf had one, seemed to do the job.

It is far too nice and original to do anything to, and that certainly isn't our style! No chalkboard
bonnets.

Cheers.

Excellent, a nice little car there Martin, quite rust resistant too, by the mileage etc its been cared for. Any modern stereo will fit, CD of course. You get used to the rubbish brakes and non powered steering, they are just "like that".

They do have a cambelt though so worth checking when it was last changed!
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR
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Re: Wooscary's TZD 1993

Post by Wooscary » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:29 am

Yeah I can't spot any rust so far. There's been a slight repair around the passenger door handle (probably a break in),
which is hardly noticeable.

I've actually just got off the phone with the garage about the timing belt. He's quoted me £199 for
the belt, water pump (which has the tensioner integrated?) and coolant change. Does that seem reasonable?