Engine rebuild

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We measured the bores and found they are still within specification.The cylinder wear was around 0.02mm on all measurements, the limit is 0.1mm.This means we can reuse the original pistons

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First sponsor!

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We are happy to announce that Biesheuvel Autosport will be our first sponsor!Check their website for all your racing gear needs.They will be supplying us seats and suspension bushings.

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Engine Disassembly

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Cylinder head removed, ready to be disassembled. The camshaft seem to be in good condition. Removing the valves and springs. Removing the valve stem seals. We also made a tool

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Donor engine

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The stock 5 speed gearbox that came with our golf isn’t known for holding a lot of power. The 6 speed gearbox that came with some more powerful 1.8T engines

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Interior removed. Next up, the engine.

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We completed removing all the interior except for the dashboard. Once we are starting work on the roll cage we can see what needs to be removed from the dashboard.

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The car

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The car of choice became a VW Golf IV GTI, firstly because we know the mechanical aspect and potential of the 1.8T 20V engine very well and secondly.. price. Here

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