They are now peeling again and need to be refinished. A Great Lil Car Enuff Said! If you want a classy piece of motoring history, get one. One could be easily fabricated and installed. Recently got it running again. This was maintained through the rest of the Mk2 model era. The four-wheel-drive system was fully automatic and minimally intrusive, also in appearance.
This Golf was marketed for the first time with that name in the United States and Canada. The bad: the headliner is falling down in the rear and needs to be re-glued. All mouldings, weather stripping, lights, emblems in good shape, intact. Two were sent over officially for testing, with five sent over for evaluation. One lip has a slight bend in it from a pot hole but it is slight and does not affect the balancing or seating of the bead in any way. There were no additional gauges or buttons in the interior either. Oil temperature Â°C , oil pressure bar , voltage.
The plug for the fan has been converted to this style. Keywords: Volkswagen, Audi, mk1, mk2, mk3, mk4, Jetta, Gti, 16v, 2. Volkswagen Golf Gti 16-valve a. Bodywork The Mk2 Golf was very well rustproofed but you still need to check for corrosion in the wheelarches, sills, rear panel seams and the nose panels. The engine had a very different character to the 8v, and the suspension was also set up slightly lower in the 16v cars.
That engine is actually epic, very twin-cam-y engine that rides beautifully on the cam especially in 1. Runs great, but could still use some love. I took great care in entering and exiting the car so as to not destroy the front bolsters. Open the tailgate and carefully inspect the quarter panel seams; each side should feature the same smooth seam sealer from the roof area down to the rear light. Recently got it running again. The plastic trim piece under the rear hatch area is broken. I have owned this car since the summer of 1999.
The original Golf had been one of the few front-wheel drive hatchbacks on sale when launched in 1974, but within a decade almost all mainstream manufacturers had launched a Golf-like family hatchback. Archived from on 21 June 2012. Gearbox Second-gear synchro can wear quickly on cars used around town a lot, so listen for a crunch, especially when cold. The Golf Country was particularly popular in Alpine regions in central Europe. Quality: This Volkswagen have best Quallity and lowest repair costs. They are way above the crowd and for a 20 year old car, it outhandles many of the new boring ones on the road. The Mk2 fixed these problems with a bodyshell that was two inches wider, seven inches longer and the wheelbase was also stretched by two inches.
The 2nd owner struck a deer in the right front fender which I had repaired after purchasing the car. Did compression test and all cylinders are around 180psi. I have more pics for serious buyers. Exterior: Sporty Body with Understatment Fenderflares, Foglights,Roofspoiler, big Bumpers from 89-91 Cost: New Car Cost was ok, but a good used Car have very high prices. Did compression test and all cylinders are around 180psi. This has power steering, onboard computer which all works , it's cool getting miles per gallon readings from a 1990 car.
The lift pump, inside the tank, fails and leads to fuel starvation. When sales in North America failed to live up to expectations and with increasing productions costs, the was closed in July 1988. Usually getting 25-32 miles per gallon. I liked that engine so much that the rest of the cars just came with it, sort of. Brakes: -Stock front and rear rotors.
It had more suspension travel, Syncro four-wheel drive, improved ground clearance of 21 centimetres 8. New poly upper strut mounts installed and front upper strut bearings at time of installation. My only critique of the film is the odd use of sporadic slow motion. Interior: Recaro Seats was the best was Market brings in a Car. Exterior: -Stock quad headlight grille -Upper grille spoiler by Kaimei -Cross hair headlights -European headlight adjusting motors which enables you to aim the headlights up or down via a dash mounted switch. In 1988 the Golf received the same modifications as in Europe, but the nameplates which changed for 1989. The interior is close to perfect shape.