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MK3 VR6t UPDATE and MK1 VR6 Swap Update

Published on September 21, 2018 under Humble Mechanic
MK3 VR6t UPDATE and MK1 VR6 Swap Update
Today I am trying something a little different. You are getting 2 videos in one. I made a video on the MK3 VR6t, updating where we are in the build. We also talk about what the next few jobs are, and why the project stalled. I also had the chance to catch up with my…
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VR6t GTI Update ~ Stalled Project and Fluid Leaks

Published on September 21, 2018
VR6t GTI Update ~ Stalled Project and Fluid Leaks
The VR6 turbo project was stalled. But now it's time to get back to the MK3. I have oil leaks to fix, coolant leaks to fix, charge cooler piping to fix, a clutch to fix, a transmission to fix, some more parts to install, brakes to upgrade and probably a whole lot more. MK3 LIFE!!…
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How To Wire Electric Cooling Fans with Crimp Connections

Published on October 6, 2017 under Video
How To Wire Electric Cooling Fans with Crimp Connections
Wiring electric cooling fans is almost a must for a VR6 turbo build. Not only will it move more air, but it cleans up the engine bay. In the last cooling fan video we learned the theory behind wiring cooling fans. I walked you through the wiring diagram to understand how I made my cooling…
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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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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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