New Scirocco Products: Reinforced Exhaust Hanger & Power Steering Reservoir Filters
Our Reinforced Exhaust Hangers are now in stock. These are manufactured with a chain inside. This will prevent the hanger from braking and will never allow your exhaust to hit the ground. Manufactured to fit in the OEM mounting locations on Mk1 & Mk2 VW Sciroccos 8v & 16v. We also have OEM style Mk2 muffler hangers in stock as well
Have you ever tried to install a new Throttle Cable Bushing on your Mk or Mk2 Scirocco throttle pedal? It’s a pain in the butt, isn’t it?
These solid mounted throttle cable bushing are made of engineering grade polymer and are easily to install. Just screw the bushing into place and it’s in. No pressing, lubing or heating this bushing. Furthermore, our bushing helps with throttle pedal slop and makes the engine more responsive. Click here to order yours today.
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WRC’s Mk2 Scirocco European headlight adjuster kits are now in stock. These clips replace your broken clips with newly redesigned units. Made in house at WRC North.
We drew up extremely detailed CAD files of these European Headlight Adjuster Clips here at West Coast Roccos. While doing so, we redesigned and changed the tolerances to make them easier to install. They also retain a nice tight fit, just like OEM. We also updated the designs to be stronger, which makes them less likely to break when installing them. The pivot ball clips are very similar to the OEM clips, slightly thicker, with same rotation of the OEM ball end screws. These are also not as brittle as the OEM units. Most importantly, the low and high beam frame mounting clips are already tapped with threads, ready to install. These are ready to install into your ball end screws upon arrival.
These kits do not include headlights, headlight bracket, ball end pivots or adjuster screws. Some clips may be a different colors (Gray, black, or white) due to availability of materials. Most of our clips will be white or gray, but they will all be the same color.
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Before the restoration started. Note the curb rash.
We’ve been trying to source BBS RS 4×100 wheels and the only way we can get them efficiently is to do some BBS Wheel Refinishing. We purchased these 3 piece BBS RS wheels from our contact overseas and had them shipped directly to our WCR North shop. These BBS RS wheels came into the shop as 15”x6.5, 5×114.3 and looking pretty rough.
First, we start by stripping them down. For the lips, we started repairing the lips with some minor welding. The nex set was to machine and polish the lips to make them look perfect. Then, on the faces, we filled the 5×114 PCD lug holes with weld. We machined the welds flat and redrilled them to 4×100 PCD. We use a Jet Mill, index the wheels with a Accurite DRO and a coaxial indicator we we could drill a perfect PCD. Furthermore, we clean all 128 BBS wheel bolts, valve stems and tumbled them. We have a vibratory tumbler we use with walnut media for 24 hours.
After this, we chemical strip, blast the centers, mask critical areas and powder coated with Porsche silver and clear coat powder. Disassembled the center caps, stripped, polished the nuts and found authentic red BBS caps from the UK. Then we reassemble, torque to spec and seal. Before the first wheel was finished we had them sold. In conclusion, these turned out amazing! We are always searching for a few more sets.
If you need a set or want yours refinished to your specifications, contact us at the West Coast Roccos North location.
We also needed to address some of the parts that are either missing, hard to find or no longer available. I started drawing the missing parts in Fusion 360 CAD. I then 3D printing parts on our Any Cubic Photon 3d resin printer. I printed some mirror adjusting knobs, badge retainer clips and some bumper trim tests. The bumper trim is no longer available and we are talking to a company to have them remanufactured in black and red.
Right badge clips
Left badge clips
Mirror adjusting knobs
Printed a few knobs
Shrunken bumper trim
3D printed bumper trim sample
Bumper trim test is perfect
Stay tuned for more updates on this project and products. Coming up in future posts: Upholstery repair, B Pillar prep & decal install, 2.25″ Techtonics Tuning exhaust and engine maintenance.
Last week we scored a 1989 8v Canadian Scirocco. We ran the VIN through Carfax and it looked like it was a well-maintained car. We bought it sight unseen at a decent price. We knew nothing about the car except for the fact that it was straight and looked fairly complete. The owner disclose the fact that it had a bad radiator and needed a battery.
All the photos looked great so we made a offer and send a tow truck to pick it up. This is how it came in. See photos.
The paint was very oxidized. But after buffing a small section, we were pleasantly surprised that the paint looked so good.
It was missing a driver side door card, window switch and the wiring was disconnected. Luckily most of the stuff was easily fixable and the hardest part of this car will be bringing the paint back to life.
Stay tuned for more updates on this project as a progress.
In conjunction with our fuel filler neck hoses, WCR now has more Mk1 fuel filler products. These items include fuel filler decals and OEM NOS fuel pipes. If you’re looking for brand new fuel filler parts for your Scirocco restoration, click on these link and order yours today.
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