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  • #237

    Chris S
    Moderator

    Hallo, please introduce yourself here

    #1991

    polov8
    Member

    Hello i’m Andy and i’ve had a ’89 lhd golf syncro with the 98bhp 1P digifant engine in it. I think it used to be dutch judging by the dutch plates i found under the boot carpet!
    I’ve fitted central locking, electric windows, big bumper and arch kit and will be fitting a less drab interior.
    I do have big plans for the runnig gear too!

    #1995

    ld50
    Member

    bad-ass! you’ll fit right in [;)]

    And you’re our hundredth member too!!! [:D][:D][:D]

    well i’ve just finished work and am off to zzZ, c u

    LD

    #1997

    nutter4x4
    Participant

    i never seen a 5dr edition 1 syncro , but i almost bought a 3 dr edition 1 syncro, so thats 2ish edition 1 syncros, i like to see a pic of yours too

    #2004

    philb115
    Participant

    Hi I’m phil from deepest darkest somerset – just bought a 1988 RHD 1.8 carb VW golf Mk2 5 dr syncro, very good condition, 80k miles, about two inches thick of history and paperwork, even the original brochures from the dealer – originally sold new in berkshire – i paid £450….methinks not bad…what do you think? i’ve already put new tyres on it (P6000s as it came with P600s) replaced the windscreen (it was cracked). It has a dent in the drivers side wing which has been filled, so i’m gonna replace that too. Trying to keep it fairly original…interior is immaculate, not a rip or a tear anywhere apart from the leather(ish) handbrake cover.

    Ok so gotta stop going on…

    My problem is that i cant seem to stop it overrunning! it does it every time, no matter wht i do…ive checked the cut off valve, changed the idle speed, changed the mixture…its running on the right type of fuel…any ideas? i’m gonna have to give up and take it to a garage soon! [:)]

    #2005

    g60syncro
    Member

    Hi all. I live just outside Salisbury in Wiltshire.
    I’m running a 3 door G60 syncro. Had it for a couple of years now, great fun! Was running 208BHP with a stock lump, but as you probably know from this site that engine has been replaced with a 20v G60 now. A few things to sort out and it’ll be an animal, well I hope!

    #2006

    bobby_chef
    Member

    Hi,
    Have I introduced myself? I’m Rob (or Bobbychef) from sunny Norwich. I have been the proud owner of my Syncro 5door since Nov’03 and still haven’t got to grips with its crazy handling- but loving every minute of it.

    By the way I really appreciate all of the help you guys have offered in the way of advice and sorting parts (Suspension?? he he)

    Best Syncro site on the www.

    Cheers

    Rob

    #2007

    no such user
    Participant

    hi i’m new here i’m based in the uk ( herefordshire ) my car when finished will be a mk1 16v syncro parts robbed from a smashed mk2

    #2008

    Slateford
    Participant

    My name is Mark and I stay in Edinburgh, owning a pearl blue Rallye in standard spec. I’ve owned it for about 1 year and gradually fixed some of the problems that came with a 15 year old car. It’s needed a recon power steering rack and pump, clutch, and the G-lader was overhauled by L&S Cartec with a 1 year warranty. After a full service, the car runs great but it has shown up the suspension as being very worn. Don’t know whether to uprate the suspension or just renew with VAG springs and shocks. I’ve heard that owners had the choice of sport or comfort suspension when the car was built but don’t know if this is true.

    #2056

    fishecuss
    Member

    hi lm paul l live in london drive a 16v mk2hoping to put a syncro system in along with a 2lt 16v/g60 with bahn brenner charger.lm having one major probs with the syncro system just need to know if my g60 box will hook up to it

    #2072

    cheesy
    Member

    Hi
    I’m chris
    Found the site today searching the net, looking for transfer bx and gearbox and powersteering setup

    I’ve got a G reg Jetta Syncro, 1.9gti 8v, Gas flowed head, uprated cam, adjustable pulley, custom 4 branch, samcos, and few more bits and pieces

    #2096

    alexdundee
    Member

    Hello, I’m Alex, I own 2 vw’s , a ’66 beetle and ’64 Split Screen Van.
    Is it okay to put up a post in the events page about VW Festival in Leeds, its a Air/Watercooled Show and you can have a club stand there aswell if you want.
    Been surfing around your forum and got a good inmpression whats going on and looks good so far.
    Alex.

    #2109

    daveron
    Member

    Hi, My name is Daveron, I live near Heathrow (UK) and have a G-reg GTI 8v (MK2) and have just bought a G-reg 1.8cl Syncro. She needs a bit of TLC but is a very solid car. I have finally got the car I’ve always wanted!

    #2110

    Trev16v
    Member

    Hi there,

    My name is Trev and I live in Oxfordshire. I have just bought a three-door Edition One G60 Syncro (dark burgundy pearl). It’s an amazing car and I never thought I’d find a MK2 of this specification for sale in the UK.

    Cheers

    Trev

    #2111

    tobyturbo
    Member

    hi, i’m toby from near bristol uk. i have got a few vw’s kicking around including a 1.8 syncro that i am breaking for a mk1 project. nice 5d shell no rust going cheap. i have been into vw’s for years but only mk1 + 2golfs, mk3 onwards are a bit overweight for my liking. the mk1 project has been inspired by ben leech’s, so will probably be similar. have not had time to look through the tech forums so no silly questions YET. might be after rallye running gear at some point in the future but will get the mk1 running first. cheers, toby..

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