Phase 1: Rear End Reconstruction 
The lack of a proper hydraulic lift called for a simple yet effective solution. Which, for the record, was welder's idea and work, not mine!
The lack of a proper hydraulic lift called for a simple yet effective solution. Which, for the record, was welder's idea and work, not mine!
Viewed: 3372 times.

For anyone concerned - although the "construction" looks very filmsy from this angle, it was actually rock-solid and there were NO problems with it. P.S. that's not me in the pic.
For anyone concerned - although the "construction" looks very filmsy from this angle, it was actually rock-solid and there were NO problems with it. P.S. that's not me in the pic.
Viewed: 4298 times.

Rear wheels and rear bodywork were removed at this point too.
Rear wheels and rear bodywork were removed at this point too.
Viewed: 3079 times.

The first step was to remove the Supersprint Magnum backbox.
The first step was to remove the Supersprint Magnum backbox.
Viewed: 2740 times.

The next obvious step was to remove the rear beam.
The next obvious step was to remove the rear beam.
Viewed: 2606 times.

309 GTI rear beam now made redundant.
309 GTI rear beam now made redundant.
Viewed: 3151 times.

Looking back at the interior, we thought it was a good idea to remove the Sparco Sprint bucket seat.
Looking back at the interior, we thought it was a good idea to remove the Sparco Sprint bucket seat.
Viewed: 2553 times.

And four bolts later it was out :-).
And four bolts later it was out :-).
Viewed: 2450 times.

Going back under the car, the fuel tank was the last thing to be removed before the cutting could start.
Going back under the car, the fuel tank was the last thing to be removed before the cutting could start.
Viewed: 2456 times.

Just one last look from under the boot floor...
Just one last look from under the boot floor...
Viewed: 2460 times.

...and another one from above.
...and another one from above.
Viewed: 2496 times.

Let the games begin! :-D
Let the games begin! :-D
Viewed: 2696 times.

The boot floor after the angle grinder attack was no more.
The boot floor after the angle grinder attack was no more.
Viewed: 2870 times.

This really isn't handy if you like to go shopping often ;-).
This really isn't handy if you like to go shopping often ;-).
Viewed: 3520 times.

This pic shows the rear chasis leg construction...
This pic shows the rear chasis leg construction...
Viewed: 3030 times.

...which is certainly something you don't see every day!
...which is certainly something you don't see every day!
Viewed: 2839 times.

Powered by Gallery v1