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How To Restore Any Wiring Harness

Published on September 13, 2017 under Video
How To Restore Any Wiring Harness
On project cars, restoring, retapping, repairing or fixing wiring harness is a common repair. If you have damaged wiring you always want to fix it when access is easy. Plus restoring an engine harness makes the engine compartment look amazing. It is small touches like this that can make an engine room look amazing. Plus…
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The Easy Way to Install ARP Head Studs

Published on August 16, 2017 under White Wookie Build
The Easy Way to Install ARP Head Studs
Next up in the White Wookie build, it's time for ARP studs! This is a very common upgrade when adding boost to any engine. ARP is THE name in automotive hardware. Making the choice to run ARP head studs and ARP connecting rod bolts was a very easy one. Installation of these bolts is a…
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VR6 Turbo GTI Update ~ The engine is Installed!

Published on August 6, 2017 under White Wookie Build
VR6 Turbo GTI Update ~ The engine is Installed!
A quick update on the MK3 GTI VR6t project. The engine is installed in the car. Several parts are mocked up to test for proper fitment. The turbocharger is not installed, but will be to properly clock it. Front end is on for some radiator, condenser, and fan fitment. The engine bay will be tight,…
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How To Assemble an Engine Block

Published on July 31, 2017 under White Wookie Build
How To Assemble an Engine Block
When it comes to building an engine block, there are some rules. Rules that should always be followed. Building an engine block is not really a "HARD" task, it's really just nuts and bolts. But if we cheat, or ignore the rules, ignore the process, we can set our engine up for failure. I had…
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Turbo VR6 Project Update ~ A Ton of Progress

Published on July 30, 2017 under White Wookie Build
Turbo VR6 Project Update ~ A Ton of Progress
Today we get an update on the progress of the MK3 GTI project car. This is a VR6 engine rebuild, paired with a turbocharger installation. Plenty of parts have been replaced on the VR6 as well as painted or powder coated. This is a quick update showing some of the engine assembly that has taken…
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Refinish An Ugly Subframe

Published on July 9, 2017 under White Wookie Build
Refinish An Ugly Subframe
Part of any car restoration is prepping, cleaning and painting what seems to be an endless number of parts. When you can┬áremove a subframe to refinish it, you really should. Today I show you exactly how to paint your subframe and all the steps to make your old subframe look new. As we start putting…
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