Snot Rocket

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Snot Rocket

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Earlier in the year were asked to help our buddy Kev (Type 3 ute, original owner of the hick ute, the cockroach roadster etc) clean up his collection of cars and parts as he can no longer enjoy them like he used to, due to his health.
Part of this was selling his beloved '79 Diesel Mk1.

A thorough tidy up and a cut'n'polish from "Dan #3" she was on the market.......

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A week or two passed and after dealing with numerous dickheads, the golf was still here.
About this time my daily needed to come off the road for a few days & the Golf was pushed into daily duties. That week sealed the fate for the little Mk1, it was staying in the Squadron!

An impulse buy of a set of adjustable coilovers brought her down 75mm all round and a nice set of Mk1 GTI/Sirrocco Alloys rounded out the look....
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As is always the case, you buy one and in a month 2 more have appeared :roll: :lol:

There's a few more little jobs to do, maybe another set of rims.

It's such a fun little car, looks great, handles OK but snail paced and sounds like a fergy tractor :lol: :lol:
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I love it man.
That green stands out like a.............green thumb �
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Tell me about the other two!
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They're about to go on the market James, both petrol 5 doirs 1 is a good runner
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sweet ride that, really dig it

uncommon colour isnt it? wouldnt say rare though :lol:

always been a fan of the 5 doors! 8)
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Paul and Tim @ Tin God Solutions have worked their magic on a new set of shoes for the Snot Rocket. . . . . .

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Stock centres and 13x7" hoops, hopefully will be back in fresh gloss schwarz next week 8)
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Rims are back, little later than first thought :)

Really happy with how the rims look & polished up some early caps to suit 8)


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Hope to have rubber fitted and on the car by the end of the week
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Damn cool! 8)
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Micka, Handsome Dan & I gave the mk1 a birthday just in time for my work Show n Shine.......

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New rims on, new battery leads & battery, brakes etc etc.
Not happy with the tyre size, had to raise it 40mm to fit, want to go narrower/lower profile in the future. Also whipped up a simple bike rack to take Brodie's Redline.
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The show had some pretty rad rides too, 82 entrants all up!


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Where is the Volvo from mate ?
Bloke up the road has one that same with a turbo on it.
Looks stock and sounds sweet.
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The 240 is currently in the build with a 5.7lt LS1, the guys actually lease the front section of benpondigo Squadron HQ.
They only got it running at 11pm the night before the show & rolled in with straight out headers!
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Not alot been happening with this old girl, just drive, maintain, enjoy.

Brodie has been driving it more than anyone, getting that manual practice!
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