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newbie mk1 caddy pickup .project 2.0 tdi 4wd

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    [Sep 24, 2012]
    hi all i currant built modifyed my mk1 caddy pickup which i modifyed a mk5 r32 4wd turbo .was a grear caddy until newborn forced me to remove the setup to fit a oil burner .until i saw a few on youtube and thought they seem to pull ok with a few upgrades .so to cut a lo g story short i fitted a 2.0 16v bkd 140 engine .and modifyed the loom into my caddy .which is now in and running.next stage is add the race 1287 nozzles then make a manifold and add a gtb2260vk turbo .and hard pipe intercooler kit .few pics to add if anyones instrested .
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    [Sep 24, 2012]
    Pics please!
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    [Sep 24, 2012]
    ​Pics would be good, thanks. :) x
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    [Sep 25, 2012]
    unsure what u want to see tbh its just a old caddy with a tdi .i modifyed to fit few pics
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    [Sep 25, 2012]
    i used the high ratio mk4 6speed gearbox .rear haldex back axle modifyed in the rear modifyed a controller to run between 2/4wd .then added electric power steering.next i finaly dropped on a gtb2260vk turbo charger.i thought bloody hell its a bit biggrr then std
    next had to knock a diy manifold up to fit the bugger on
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    [Sep 25, 2012]
    I like this!
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    [Sep 25, 2012]
    cheers pal only diy stuff tbh
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    [Sep 25, 2012]
    Awesome, would love to see more pictures of how you got the 4 wheel drive in, I presume its a haldex.

    I want to make a mk2 big turbo 4 wheel drive lol
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    [Sep 25, 2012]
    i did add more but says pics have to be approved .tbh
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    [Sep 26, 2012]
    Are you the same guy who did a caddy build thread on ukmkivs ?

    Didn't this used to be running a turbocharged VR6 lump?

    In fact thinking about it it's the same username (power nut) ??
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    [Sep 26, 2012]
    yep thats me ....
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    [Oct 17, 2012]
    few bits this afternoon.
    only thing i could modify fit without cutting floors but works great lol
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    quick intake pipes knocked up
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    next chopped some intercooler pipes buzzed them on to intercooler
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    intercooler in pipe (space getting tight lol)
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    hopefully remove front pannel and fit a new one as well
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