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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #120 on: September 28, 2014, 09:01:26 pm »
Thanks Alex, still alot of work to be done, had a busy weekend on it - fully waxoyled underneath now

Stripped out firstly.



I got some sound deadening/insulation stuff and laid it out after clearing up all the shell.

Didn't get many photos as didnt have SLR to hand, few after half carpet back in.





Still got to sort doors out as they're a bit of a mess, got new door seals fitted eventually and other half of carpet.

Also shortened the gearstick a little too. Just waiting on my fuel tank to start putting it back together, will get some better photos with slr next weekend if tank turns up.

Bit of topic but got a new daily as my 190e died.


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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #121 on: September 28, 2014, 09:17:41 pm »
Looks spot on lad, is that just generic eBay deadening stuff!


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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #122 on: September 28, 2014, 09:25:18 pm »
You seem to be a step ahead of me on two fronts haha! I'm planning to put sound deadening material in the boot floor and rear footwells too.

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #123 on: September 29, 2014, 07:34:09 am »
It is yea Martin, didn't get much for the price, I got the thicker stuff that's usually used on campers and that. still got the doors, rear bootwell too. I laid it all the way upto the standard rubber/cloth under the dash.

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #124 on: October 04, 2014, 10:32:32 pm »
Got the car back together this weekend, fuel tank fitted, insulation finished with interior all back in, didn't get finished pictures as it was dark by the time It was done... but it's fresh  ;D.

Couple photos of when I got it running,





Some interior done...



I got new reg plates front and back, got brand new g40 front badge too.



Picture of it finished.


Offline dan182

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #125 on: October 05, 2014, 09:41:24 am »
Looks really smart

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #126 on: October 06, 2014, 08:59:39 pm »
thanks, I gave it a ultra clean on Sunday and got a few phone pictures.




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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #127 on: October 09, 2014, 08:12:40 pm »
Looks nice.

What effect does all the sound deadning give?
make it feel more refined?

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #128 on: March 08, 2015, 07:53:27 am »
..well haven't posted in this for a while.

JoeH - yea feels more refined, less can like I suppose.
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Well weather was good yesterday so took the G40 out, been sat in the garage for quite a few months now!

Forgot how fun they are to drive, got some pictures,







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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #129 on: April 19, 2015, 05:35:03 pm »
This is genuinely one of my favourite mk2f polos. Clean, tidy and tasteful. Keep up the good work.

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #130 on: April 20, 2015, 05:44:59 pm »
Hope to see you and your bro at some shows again this year dude!

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #131 on: April 20, 2015, 10:16:56 pm »
I love this picture. For me this picture tells a story.

It doesn't just show a car. It shows a lifestyle, if that makes sense.




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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #132 on: July 13, 2015, 07:47:45 am »
So I had a day out at SamG40's and bought some fk Konigsport coils

I had a temporary set of PhilJ shocks/springs on mine. (horrible ride)

Anyway this is how I got them:



Stripped them down, sanded old paint off and greased up the threads, then gave them a new coat of paint:



Rears fitted ( touched up paint again once set to usable height):



Photos of the front is poor as it was late/dark by the time we'd done, I only painted the shock on these as the helpers seemed fine, painted strut too:



And with the help of my brother and a bit of tweaking it ended up like this:



It can obviously go lower, but the offset on my wheels is preventing that and I don't want my tyres mashed up, I just want the previous gap slightly reduced and a much better ride quality!

I'm sure it'll settle a bit.

Thanks  8)

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #133 on: July 13, 2015, 11:38:18 am »
Top work lad

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Re: My Polo G40 KCK
« Reply #134 on: August 01, 2015, 09:01:30 pm »
Well took it to FittedUK, my brother got some photos!







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Have since raised the coilovers a little bit, I've fitted the original ARB and blocks back on, given it a full service.. running pretty good now!