TECH SPEC: MK2 GOLF

Fast Car - - Hot Ride Mk2 Golf -

STYLING

1.3 CL shell; arches cut and mod­i­fied to ac­com­mo­date wheels; chas­sis notched; G60 arches; new OEM head­lights and grille; Hella rear spoiler; new old stock heck­blende; en­gine bay painted Ford Olympic Blue.

TUN­ING

1.8T BAM; forged pis­tons; rods and valves; K04 turbo; Forge sil­i­cone hoses and caps; 1.3-litre Mk2 top-fill ra­di­a­tor with Mercedes Sprinter in­ter­cooler; 007P Forge re­circ valve; ca­ble throt­tle; 2.5in Track­slag ex­haust sys­tem; Mk3 16v gear­box with AGU gear tower and Forge quick­shift.

CHAS­SIS

9.5x17in (front) and 11x17in (rear) OZ Fu­tura wheels (5x112 re­filled to 5x100); KW V2 coilovers with cus­tom bel­low bags mounted on top; 2x Vi­air V80C com­pres­sors with pan­cake tank hid­den in spare wheel well; V2 man­age­ment; Mk2 16v drive­shafts with VR6 outer CV joints; Mk2 hubs with VR6 bear­ings; 5-stud con­ver­sion; Porsche 4-pot front brakes; Mk4 GTI rear brakes.

IN­TE­RIOR

Re­caro RS seats with mod­i­fied Co­bra frames; 60/40 rear bench; re­trimmed in Har­ris tweed and nappa leather; Hurst gear lever; Nardi steer­ing wheel; elec­tric win­dows; cus­tom dash­board cover.

THANKS

Big­gest thanks goes to James from Auto Fi­nesse for mak­ing this build pos­si­ble; Matt Wal­doc for all the help; my pals Slawek and Mitchell for slow­ing my progress; Lawrence Gray (LG Trim­ming); Kris from Forge; and Luke from VW Her­itage.

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