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VW VOLKSWAGEN 1978 GTI RABBIT EURO SPEC SPORT TUNED ORIGINAL CURRENT CALIF SMOG

1978 Volkswagen Rabbit GOLF GTI

Make: Volkswagen
Model: Rabbit
SubModel: GOLF GTI
Type: 2 DOOR SUNROOF
Trim: RECARO SEATS BLACK VINYL TRIM
Year: 1978
Mileage: 209,480
Color: White
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 5 SPEED CLOSE RATIO
Drive type: FRONT WHEEL
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Northridge, California, United States
Extras
POWER STEERING, Air Conditioning, Power Locks
Sunroof, Cassette Player, CD Player
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Description for Volkswagen Rabbit 1978

YOU ARE BIDDING ON A VINTAGE GERMAN BUILT 1978 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT/GOLF CUSTOM BUILT TO EUROPEAN SPECS FOR THE GOLF GTI IN 1978. CAR FEATURES 1. 8 LITER GAS ENGINE WITH THE INCLUDED MODIFICATIONS 10. 5 TO 1 HIGH COMPRESSION PISTONS VW MOTORSPORT G GRIND CAMSHAFT WITH AUTOTEK ADJUSTABLE TIMING CAM DRIVE GEAR. ENGINE HAS PORT AND POLISHED CYL HEAD LARGE VALVES NUESPEED BIG BORE THROTTLE BODY AND FULL MECHANICAL CIS FUEL INJECTION. FRONT/SIDE MOUNTED OIL COOLER SYSTEM. OLD AIR INTAKE MODIFIED STOCK AIR BOX K&N FILTER PANEL ABD BIG BORE INTAKE NUESPEED IGNITION WIRE SET W/ ELECTRONIC IGNITION. 5 QUART SHRICK BAFFLED ALL ALLUMINUM FINNED OIL PAN AND OIL PAN WINDAGE TRAY ENGINE HAS NO LEAKS HAS RUN ON ONLY SYNTEC 5-50 SINCE BUILD AND 3000MI OIL CHANGES. HAS A FRESH TIMING BELT AND WATER PUMP. IL SEALS TENSIONER ETC. 80 AMP ALTERNATOR ROTARY A/C COMPRESSOR(NEW)HAS A CHROMED VALVE COVER WITH ALL RUBBER GASKET. TECHTONICS EXHAUST SYSTEM TURBO MUFFLER(WALKER POWER FLOW) AND CAL LEGAL OEM HIGH FLOW CATALYTIC CONVERTER. TECHTONICS EURO EXHAUST MAINFOLD LARGE BOLT DUAL OUTLET TO TECHTONICS DUAL DOWN PIPE. TRANSMISSION IS 5 SPEED CLOSE RATIO WITH 3. 65 FINAL DRIVE AND QUAFFE TORQUE BIASING DIFFERENTIAL ALL TRANS COMPONENTS ARE NOISE FREE AND SHIFTS SMOOTHLY. INCLUDES NUESPEED WEIGHTED SHIFT ROD AUTOTEK SHORT SHIFT KIT NEW SHIFT ROD AND SHIFTED BASE NO PLAY HERE. BRAKES ARE SCIROCCO 16 VALVE 4 (ALL) WHEEL DISC BRAKES(STOPS ARE FAST AND CONTROLLED FRONT DISC IS 256MM ZIMMERMAN SPORT CROSSDRILLED ROTOR REARS ARE STOCK GOLF DIAMETER WITH LARGER MASTER CYLINDER ALL BRAKE LINES ARE STEEL BRAIDED AND LARGER FLUID RESERVIOR. NEW PEDALS CLUSTER BRACKET WITH BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH. MOMO ACCELERATOR. BRAKE AND CLUTCH PETALS. ALUMINUM MOMO SHIFT GOLF BALL SHIFT KNOB. FLOOR PAN INSIDE COMPLETELY INSULATED WITH SOUND DEADENING DYNAMAT MATERIAL VERY QUIET INSIDE. UNDAMAGED RECARO RACING SEATS AND BRACKETS. INSTALLED POWER STEERING SYSTEM HAS K&W VARIANT 3 COILOVER SUSPENSION 2 INCH LOWERING(NOT SHOWN IN PICS) NEW RUBBER CV BOOTS. BALL JOINTS CV AXLES ENGINE MOUNTS REAR TRAILING ARM MOUNTS ARM BUSHINGS. TSW HOCKENHIEM 15 INCH WHEELS KNOCK OFF STYLE LUG COVER SPANNER NUTS AND RACE CLIPS. MICHELIN TIRES. EUROPEAN FRONT REAR LIGHTWEIGHT BUMPERS GTI FENDER FLARES CLEARANCED FENDER WELLS(NO RUB UNDER FULL COMPRESSION)DUAL INSIDE REMOTE MIRRORS ZENDER 3 PC REAR SPOILER. EUROPEAN FACTORY 4 LAMP GRILL WITH FOG/DRIVING LAMPS ALARM SYSTEM DOOR LOCKS AND HOOD LOCK SYSTEM. GAS LIFT HOOD SUPPORTS LEATHER GTI STEERING WHEEL 12 DICS CD CHANGER AM FM CASSETTE GAUGE CLUSTER WORKING HEAT AND AIR CONDITIONING CALIFORNIA CURRENT SMOG CERTIFICATE. HAVE HAD THIS CAR SINCE 1991. RUNS AND DRIVE SUPERBLY HANDLING IS EXCEPTIONAL POWER TO WEIGHT RATIO IS VERY GOOD 65MPH AT 3000 RPM. HAS AUTOTEK FRONT UNDERSIDE SUBFRAME AND ADJUSTABLE UPPER STRESS BAR. ALSO HAS FRONT AND REAR NUESPEED SWAY BARS BALL LINKS URETHANE BUSHINGS. THIS GOLF GTI HAS NEVER HAD AN ACCIDENT SINCE IVE OWNED IT AND DID NOT FIND ANY EVIDENCE OF ONE DURING THE RESTORATION PROCESS. HAS SHAVED ANTENNA HOLE. SIDE MARKERS. REAR EMBLEM. REAR FILLER PANEL HOLES. 1500 WATT STEREO 5 1/4 DOOR PANEL SPEAKER MAP POCKET ENCLOSURES MB QUART DRIVERS WITH REAR APRON FLUSH MOUNTED AMPS TUBE SUBWOOFER. INCLUDES SPARE TIRE JACK SET UPPER REAR CARGO MAT(ORIGINAL). THE PAINT IS WORN CHIPS BLISTERS ON TOP SMALL HOLES IN REAR OF HEADLINER LITTLE DINGS HERE AND THERE. THIS CAR IS VERY VERY RARE IN THIS CONDITION. GOOD LUCK!