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by Choc07
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: General Chat
Topic: What's your mileage?
Replies: 346
Views: 7619

Re: What's your mileage?

2006 Isuzu kb 250 le 310000 km , just run in :lol:
by Choc07
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: PapaJo's Huismoles 16V ITB Caddy almost there
Replies: 1322
Views: 42475

Re: PapaJo's Huismoles 16V ITB Caddy almost there

whooohoo cant wait , hopefully this will provide me with much needed motivation
by Choc07
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

ok so got the head back hole is filled as requested not s nice or neat as i would of liked for the price but it will work , then they also suddenly decided that they cant drill the bolt holes because they are scared they hit a water jacket .... odd after they told me they could when i took it in , a...
by Choc07
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

dropped the head at engineering now im waiting for a qoute and hoping that they understood what needs to be done
by Choc07
Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

apparently engineering closed for the day already so will get it sorted on monday after my exam
by Choc07
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

for your viewing pleasure , condition of head https://s33.postimg.org/d89gotd3z/20171117_181408.jpg https://s33.postimg.org/yuoh5uytr/20171117_181637.jpg https://s33.postimg.org/nibvo2xun/20171117_181643.jpg https://s33.postimg.org/grveekq3j/20171117_181754.jpg
by Choc07
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

ok did a quick google search and checked my head took a pic for reference , also see the headbolt holes are marginally too small , if I can get confirmation that that is all that needs to be done I might even be able to get the head to engineering today . https://s18.postimg.org/c7gwnz9yh/20171118_1...
by Choc07
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

did someone say crossflow ? ...., got a 2l crosflow head for a very good price after a clean it looks brand new , if you would be so kind to let me know what mods are gonna be needed to get this thing matched to the block , that would also be very apreciated . also how much valve clearance should th...
by Choc07
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

Exciting things in the pipeworks , progress is imminent , hoping all unfolds well :hurray: im pretty close to you in springs , have helped my brother in law with mid engined golf / 4.2 audi v8 midmount beetle and audi 20v with s3 drivetrain in a golf 1 , so pm me add and i can pop in the weekend ma...
by Choc07
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

Exciting things in the pipeworks , progress is imminent , hoping all unfolds well :hurray:
by Choc07
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: PapaJo's Huismoles 16V ITB Caddy almost there
Replies: 1322
Views: 42475

Re: PapaJo's Huismoles Caddy 16V motor water pipes

looking like a fine piece of art
by Choc07
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

You got the idea, just double check the angle and allow room at the bottom too when it need to swivel. Speak to Viper for tips on suspension. thnx , Will do :thumbup: next question , where can i find the bottom 'washer ' for the valve springs , just need one , worst case do they come with a valve s...
by Choc07
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

just had a thought what if I use the standard shocks and make it pushrod suspension , lots of work but would be quite interesting
by Choc07
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

So I'm a bit late finally getting the hand of this cad thing , here is what i thought to have machined to space the shocks inward , opinions would be much appreciated very basic and not to scale (didn't have dimensions with me) https://s1.postimg.org/9aep194yfj/Design4.jpg That should do it as the ...
by Choc07
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

So I'm a bit late finally getting the hand of this cad thing , here is what i thought to have machined to space the shocks inward , opinions would be much appreciated

very basic and not to scale (didn't have dimensions with me)
Image
by Choc07
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

Longtime no updates..... this being a grown up thing isn't loving my car addiction , but i have been trying , engine is now almost complete bottom end assembled now just looking for the bottom valve spring washers/seat , not exactly sure what they are called , the one head didnt have any in and the...
by Choc07
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

DotDubb wrote:Wow, your progress is great!
Keep it up, you have some steel balls to attempt a project like this!

Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk


thanks man :thumbup:
by Choc07
Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

Image



now all I still need is 10 thou mains then the build can begin . Shout out to Jaco at goldwagen Delarey :hurray:
by Choc07
Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

If i get a chance i will stick a jack under the hub and get the control arm parallel to sub ,and take another pic from a distance to see comparison between front and rear :thumbup:
by Choc07
Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

Today I focused on getting a clean workstation fr the engine build that will hopefully happen next weekend :grin: Post some pictures from the side and front. I can't say for sure, but I think the car can drop down quite a bit over the engine. Use the Mk3/Polo type front mounting. As per request htt...
by Choc07
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

Today I focused on getting a clean workstation fr the engine build that will hopefully happen next weekend :grin: Post some pictures from the side and front. I can't say for sure, but I think the car can drop down quite a bit over the engine. Use the Mk3/Polo type front mounting. As per request http...
by Choc07
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: PapaJo's Huismoles 16V ITB Caddy almost there
Replies: 1322
Views: 42475

Re: PapaJo's Huismoles Caddy slow progress 16VT turbo build

and so this caddy's 16v life finally starts :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray: :hurray:
by Choc07
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Technical: Rides
Topic: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby
Replies: 254
Views: 11280

Re: Mid engined charade vw love child- Project Jellybaby

Another question , How much round about would it cost to have the engine assembled , I've done it before but want everything 100% perfect and time is killing me a bit , So in two mind on if i should just dedicate a weekend (not so easy always 101 other things to do) or just have it assembled by som...

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