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1986 VW Quantum Syncro Wagon
August 2, 2014
1:45 pm
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Raven
Overland Park, KS
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Year: 1986
Make: VW
Model: QSW
Chasis: Quantum
Generation: B3 (?...I think)
Color: Dolphin Grey (I think)
Purchase Date: May 2011
Purchase Location: Bought off ebay from a guy in Florida. Had it shipped to OP.
Drivetrain
Engine Code:
Displacement (liters): 2.5
Compression Ratio: 9:1
Wheel Horsepower: puny (123 hp on a good day)
Transmission: 5 speed manual, really tall gears, dual locking differentials w/full time AWD.
Clutch: stock
Power Adders: gravity, strong tail-wind.
Intake: stock
Other Engine Mods: none
Chip/ECU: none
Suspension
Struts/Shocks: stock
Drop / FTG: 2" LIFT
Spring Type/Rate: stock
Sway Bars: front/lower
Other Suspension Mods: spacers on the front struts so it won't jangle
Interior
Seating: stock, but no rips or worn spots. 100% complete: rare for a car this old.
Headliner: PIRATE!!! Arrrrrggghhhh!!!
Pedals: stock
Safety Mods: It won't go very fast.
Dash/Console: stock, but not cracks! Again: rare for a car this old.
Stereo:
– Deck: Aftermarket
– Speakers: Pyle
– Amp(s): nope
– Players: nope
Other Interior Mods: Rebuilt sunroof + new seal
Exhaust
Brand/Type: Aftermarket
Downpipe: stock
Catalytic Converter: stock
Pipe Diameter: 2.25"
Resonator: nope
Muffler: Loud
Tips: yep
Exterior
Front End: Stock
Profile:Stock
Roof:Stock
Boot/Hatch:Stock
Antenna:Stock
Lighting:Stock
Wheels: BBS 1 pc.
– offset:Stock
– spacers/adapters: nope
– Tires: New!
Personality: Trustworthy! This car always starts and runs; 100% of the time, everytime!
Zip Ties: They are legion.
Junk in the Trunk: windsurfing equipment
Previous Owner: Good guy who painted the car and did a decent job.
Previous-previous Owner: Clueless tool who nearly ruined this car.
Other cool stuff: Battery cut-off switch in engine compartment
What do you love most: SNOW!!!
Future Plans: I will have to sell it after I get some things done on it.
Photos:
http://i318.photobucket.com/al.....te/028.jpg
http://i318.photobucket.com/al.....te/031.jpg
http://i318.photobucket.com/al.....te/062.jpg

Previous-previous owner tried to run the radiator fan through the A/C switch and make it manually activated. This was the result of not understanding a wiring diagram:
http://i318.photobucket.com/al.....te/063.jpg

New Fuse/Relay block and wiring harness that I had to install to get all the electronics in the car to work.
http://i318.photobucket.com/al...../062-1.jpg

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August 4, 2014
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