Member Page: Eugene S

Mowgli Eugene S

Eugene S

Member ID: Mowgli
Status: Free Member
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada   CAN
Member Since: 2012-09-08
Home Site: VW Corrado World
Last Login: 2017-12-16 12:46
Forum Activity: 2017-12-16 12:46
Forum Posts: 5

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1990 Volkswagen Corrado Red Eugene S

1990 Volkswagen Corrado
"Uber Hatch"

1 Vehicles — Total mileage: 32,913 mi (52,968 km) — Average age: 1990

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Time To Re Assert Myself

Posted on: Friday March 14, 2014

the new rims

I had lost track of how long it has been since I really worked on the Corrado. Spent much of last summer helping a friend get his motorcycle running, good times and great guy, so the time wasn't really wasted. I found some decent used tires and had them mounted to a set of 5 star red rims that I picked up as temporary rims until I could get a nice set. Within a week of getting them mounted I came across a set of exactly what I wanted (isn't it always the way). So I've switched them over an...


Posted on: Friday April 19, 2013

After what feels like forever, I finally made it out to the garage and managed to stay there more than 5 minutes without freezing my tail off. Note to self, pick up a radiative heater. I pulled the supercharger out onto a bench and after some examination of the vintage corrosion in place, I began to remove bolts. I started with the silencer box, finding that the plastic around the captive nuts was on strike and they just spun around in place. I took a screwdriver and managed to chip aw...

Wheel Tired..

Posted on: Saturday October 27, 2012

what my old rims could look like

Well I have been busy. Sadly not in the garage, where I should be, performing wrench therapy, but that four letter word WORK. Although I know that the first thing I should be working on is the supercharger, verifying the vanes are intact, no unusual wear marks, cracks or chunks. However I've found myself wandering the information highway trying to learn all I can about the car and decide what direction I may someday take it in. I'm used to working on older motorcycles from the late '70s ...

Watt Power?

Posted on: Wednesday September 19, 2012

Stopped at the local Mall-wart who, by the way, seem to have really reduced the selection of batteries available. When you look up a Volkswagen Corrado, there is no listing against that make and model. Luckily I had the dimensions from the stock battery and was able to get a tape measure from the staff...erh "associate" (Its a proven fact that if you give your staff a title you don't need to pay as much). In any case the woman was quite helpful and I managed to find a battery EverReady 48, th...

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