1978 VW Derby build Detailing World — Volkswagen Derby I

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1978 VW Derby build

i would stick this up as i am spending more time here 🙂

So a bit of a cut and paste to start but it will get there 🙂

Model: VW GLS

Engine: [s]1272 PY with charger[/s] 1272 3F with 4 manifold, 268 newman cam, 8k chip and induction kit

Suspension: 35mm springs with adjustable struts, [s]GED bar and G-ladersite from bushes[/s]

[s]239 vented discs and calipers[/s] 239 standard discs, new braided hoses

Wheels and Tyres: [s]13 x 5 cross spokes with yoko’s [/s]

Exterior Bog standard

Interior Styling: Bog

ICE and Security: Bog standard


i would put up a proper build for my 78 Derby

I purchased this off 38 a while back with the of returning it to the road farily It had been around the block a by then, been featured in and caught my eye on the motorway. Also of you may remember when i first it up, as i suggested i was off to Halfords to ‘sort it and got a few angry reactions.

Pics on the day of transport:

Had to extend the to fit it in, but i did it.

Just waiting for the time to on her.

She originally came a G40 engine which had been to a rotrex charger due to bay restrictions, had blown up 🙁 so i picked it up running a standard G40 engine, with a 4 manifold, but minus the the charger, but a charge cooler system and a injection system in place.

Car had 5 speend box, koni and eibatch springs and G40 brakes. than that, fairly Original car had covered around 35K and was solid 🙂

Time passed and after options with Phil J, a mk2 G40 intercooler was purchased:

then a manifold was offerd up:

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it fitted but no room for the turbo, without up the car (and giving the game which i didn’t want to do.

I knew a G40 charger wouldn’t fit from previous owner. and he got the rotrex working either. so to do. (so is intercooler for sale)

I heard a 16v be a tight fit too.

So now i have to take my GT engine out of my mk2 coupe and fit It has a few mods, manifold, chip, air filter so should be good for and enough for this daily now). Which leaves me to a nice engine for the mk2 around the G40 in this car (which is another

Replaced the above daily this G, to enable me some to work on things and swap the around:

Now i have two days off week coming to get the engine and the car up and running.

now how she is standing now.

Not too to do. knowing me (being a numpty spanners) it won’t be finished. i want to get the engine in (being too) and the underside treated, the suspension fully checked out new top mounts, lower TCA bushes and new axle bushes, all thanks to

During the time i have had a few wheels have come me. Fondmental BBS style 13 in a few of the pics (shame as i want them

Classics, brought and sold, two BBS style wheels brought, and up for soon, plus a few others i tried from my collection, but i just purchased some RSL for her. which are going off to be

Things are finally starting to my way. Started off yesterday the engine out:

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