Project: my first 20v

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Re: Project: my first 20v

Postby DE80q » Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:48 am

I have been making progress on this over the week. A couple hours here and there, so nothing is going very fast. I did get most of the hole closed up though. I split into 2 panels, and tacked them into place.
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Not perfect, but they fit decently. I have a spot that I need to make a weirdly shaped piece for and weld it in. Here is after a lot more welding. Not going to win any awards, but it's solid enough.
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I'm going to run a patch from the corner where the third patch panel is still needed up towards the front about 6". It looks weak in that area, and I'd rather do it now then have a random hole show up later.
"If you can't find one, make one"

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Re: Project: my first 20v

Postby PRY4SNO » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:22 pm

That's some damn fine progress. Keep up the good work.
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Re: Project: my first 20v

Postby DE80q » Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:43 am

Spent a couple hours in the garage age this morning. Made the last patch panel, and welder it in!
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Only thing left is weld on the muter mount hook. After that was done, I went around scrubbing all the other rusty looking area, then hit it with with rust converting paint.
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Came out ok. Ill clean up the welded area, and seam seal them. Then a good coating of undercoat should keep it good for a long time!
"If you can't find one, make one"

Dallastown, PA
1991 Audi 80 quattro (10vt project)
1991 Audi Coupe Quattro (project: my first 20v)
2007 Mitsubishi Raider(Dakota in disguise)
2019 Chevy Cruze RS hatch (wife's little red sporty car)
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Re: Project: my first 20v

Postby PRY4SNO » Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:50 am

Glad you opted to fix it. You deserve a proper 20v in your life ;) (Don't tell Taco)
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|| 2010 Golf Sportwagen TDI /// Farmenwagen
|| 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 24v Cummins 4x4
|| 1992 80 quattro 20v /// Eventual AAN'd Winter Sled
|| 1990 Coupe quattro /// Because Racecar

|| Spare parts for sale
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Re: Project: my first 20v

Postby DE80q » Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:07 pm

PRY4SNO wrote:Glad you opted to fix it. You deserve a proper 20v in your life ;) (Don't tell Taco)

That's funny! I haven't heard from him in forever!

I opted to fix/keep it because that's really the only bad looking part. Im hoping it doesn't prove me wrong in the near future
"If you can't find one, make one"

Dallastown, PA
1991 Audi 80 quattro (10vt project)
1991 Audi Coupe Quattro (project: my first 20v)
2007 Mitsubishi Raider(Dakota in disguise)
2019 Chevy Cruze RS hatch (wife's little red sporty car)
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Re: Project: my first 20v

Postby PRY4SNO » Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:26 pm

There's always a chance something new will rear it's ugly head, but these are rare beasts. Worth keeping by numbers alone, and they're just special to drive and enjoy all that aside.
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|| 2010 Golf Sportwagen TDI /// Farmenwagen
|| 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 24v Cummins 4x4
|| 1992 80 quattro 20v /// Eventual AAN'd Winter Sled
|| 1990 Coupe quattro /// Because Racecar

|| Spare parts for sale
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