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by merkd-ya
Wed Oct 29, 2014 12:08 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: minimizing turbo lag.
Replies: 16
Views: 6951

Re: minimizing turbo lag.

john don't scare the kids away with reality!
by merkd-ya
Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Grill opening on nose
Replies: 20
Views: 6650

Re: Grill opening on nose

I used a license plate as a template for my first ghetto cossie grill. The corners are rounded. I also tapered it at the bottom like the red car pictured. Sorry no pics, that was years ago. Running angry cossie now, u should be able to get a cossie grill for less than 200
by merkd-ya
Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: aluminum body panels
Replies: 8
Views: 2697

Re: aluminum body panels

, and as a merkur owner i know I am a cheapskate, so i wouldn;t spend 500 bucks on fender panels hood etc.... i don't think 500 for light weight fender panels hood is expensive at all especially if the work is good. carbon fiber hoods are 600+ a body guy i can say this is a good idea. i like the th...
by merkd-ya
Sun May 29, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: Finally bought one! My first XR4Ti
Replies: 237
Views: 60890

Re: Finally bought one! My first XR4Ti

^^^yikes!!! yeah always fuse your +!!! i've been in the car with someone when theirs caught on fire. 2 times! and my first car the same, it only got as far as smoking but still lesson learned
by merkd-ya
Sun May 29, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Intro Forum
Topic: 1989 Merkur XR4TI (Rare Rose Gold Color??)
Replies: 7
Views: 4175

Re: 1989 Merkur XR4TI (Rare Rose Gold Color??)

is this that champange color? i just met a guy with an 88 this color and i can't convince him to keep it that color... he wants to paint it flat black
by merkd-ya
Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:08 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: volvo head
Replies: 8
Views: 2708

and yes the quarterhorse can run the folvo
by merkd-ya
Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: MerkurSport forum
Replies: 32
Views: 8087

you know this is actually interesting, i introduced another to merkurs and told him bout the forum a year ago... he still isn't activated. ms seems tho it has alot of members (i kno not as many as here) a lot of members don't post so it seems more clicque-ish i guess may be the word for the feel the...
by merkd-ya
Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Seats from new cars?
Replies: 15
Views: 5475

yeah i'd be leery of those ebay seats. think about it. $250 shipped for a brand new set of seats? can't be much quality there, how much does it cost to ship a seat much less a pair? get something from a reputable manufacturer
by merkd-ya
Sun May 30, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: Project, Photo & Video Phorum
Topic: body kit??
Replies: 82
Views: 31336

where's the vomit icon when you need it?
by merkd-ya
Thu Dec 31, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: front seats
Replies: 23
Views: 6167

hey mfnd, i sold my mk1 scirocco project to buy my 1st xr. it was an 81. i was building an aba 2.0l 16v turbo. on digi 1 management. i miss the car very very little. it would've been quick, they weigh less than 2100, and that engine setup is good for 300+. but still the xr....... i'm going to get so...
by merkd-ya
Wed Dec 30, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Daily Driver Welded Diff Update
Replies: 35
Views: 9376

why do you delete the sway bar?
by merkd-ya
Wed Dec 30, 2009 3:06 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: front seats
Replies: 23
Views: 6167

I'll try to get a pic of them today. I could be wrong. I have had them upside down, swapping seat belt brackets and the plastic slider "bushings". Maybe I didn't look deep enough. They are out of a mk2 gli. They slide right in to a mk1 vw, so I have not been too serious about the mods nec...
by merkd-ya
Sun Dec 27, 2009 8:52 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: front seats
Replies: 23
Views: 6167

I'll try to get a pic of them today. I could be wrong. I have had them upside down, swapping seat belt brackets and the plastic slider "bushings". Maybe I didn't look deep enough. They are out of a mk2 gli. They slide right in to a mk1 vw, so I have not been too serious about the mods nec...
by merkd-ya
Sun Dec 27, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: Daily Driver Welded Diff Update
Replies: 35
Views: 9376

michaelb wrote:a sierra xr4i bumper with a piece of aluminum riveted on???? is my guess.
actually i don't think so, no fogs, and the xr4i indicators/fogs would be taller and not such a low profile. i'd venture to say base sierra, but i'd have to look at one again.
by merkd-ya
Sat Dec 26, 2009 2:36 am
Forum: XR4Ti
Topic: front seats
Replies: 23
Views: 6167

I have a set of gray Recaros out of a Jetta GLI that I am dying to get in there, but the VW seat's frame is integral. I am very scared to cut them up, and have crooked, wonky (really nice) seats. can you post pics of the problem area? i ask cause i'm seriously thinking about getting these corrado s...