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1979 Volkswagen Rabbit MK1 Race Car

Posted by BDitson about 5 months, 2 weeks ago

1979 Rabbit MK1 w. 1.8L 16v engine, 2Y transmission with Quaiffe large input shaft, lightened 2 pin, 210MM flywheel and ACT Stage 3 clutch. This car is SET UP TO RUN! If you would like the full write up of the construction of the car, please email. 

The Rabbit can be run in either SCCA GTL with a 22.5mm SIR (buyer will have to acquire the SIR) OR in vintage under 2.0L with most vintage sanctioning bodies.

Car specs as follow:

1979 Rabbit body, 1.8L 16 valve eurospec motor out of an ’88 Rabbit GTI. Has Scirocco upper intake manifold, 16v head – Hydraulic lifters, Raceland SS Exhaust manifold,  Bosch CIS Injection modified with pressure regulator for fuel ratio control (knob in cockpit),  Polypropylene motor mounts

Transmission is a 2Y close ratio 5 speed that has a Quaiffe with large input shaft; ACT Stage 3 clutch w/ ceramic pucks; 210mm steel lightened flywheel (8.5lbs)

1988 GTI Drive shafts
CV joints from ’88 Rabbit

Front Suspension:

Front wheel hub is 1988 GTI – 72mm with drop toe rod arm

1979 Rabbit A-Arm’s

Front Pads  - Hawk HB189 Blue

Front Spindles from ’88 GTI 16v and have 72mm wheel bearings

Neuspeed 7/8” front sway bar

Carerra 3285 Coil Over’s w/ Carrera#1558SEL Cartridge

Eibech 2.5 ID x 6” – 400lb race springs

Rear Suspension:

Rear Axle Assembly – Golf Mk-3

Rear Sway Bar, xx Pulsar Racing

Polypropylene rear shock mounts

Eibach 2.5ID x 8” – 300lb ERS race springs

Carerra 3285 Coil Over

Berlin Bushings throughout

1988 GTI rotors & calipers with Hawk HB364 blue pads

Brakes –’89 rabbit master w/ TRW ON 171611019EZ w/ ATE 20.64mm bore

Stainless competition flex brake lines

Wheels are Bassett  8x13 w/ 4” backspace

Roll Cage – professionally welded and custom to the car, I do not know who made the cage

Belts – you will need to get new/current belts

Summit tach with shift lights

Bosch 1988 alternator

Fuelsafe 8 gal fuel cell

MSD 6AL-2 programmable ignition

’88 GTI AC radiator

Oil cooler

3” Shell muffler w/ speedway insets PN 910-13102

This is a tremendous value for $9,500.00

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