Tag Archive: Mk4 project

Apr 05 2013

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 5): Finishing the Interior and Other Details

Some say a project car is never done, since you can always add something else to enhance its style or performance. But in the case of our Summit Racing/Factory Five Mk4 roadster project, we have arrived at the endpoint and are ready to hit the street. Like most things, the devil is in the details. …

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Mar 02 2013

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 4): Body Prep and Fitting Trim

In part three of our Factory Five Mk4 Roadster build, we covered assembly of the 427-cubic-inch 351 Windsor and installation of the drivetrain. Now we direct your attention to prepping the Mk4’s shapely fiberglass body for paint. Body shops and car builders agree that when it comes to painting, it’s all about the prep work. …

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Dec 28 2012

OnAllCylinders Year in Review: Top Tech Projects of 2012

Editor’s Note: 2012 was quite a year. Actually, for OnAllCylinders, it was our only year. We’re putting the finishing touches on our first 12 months of delivering a unique combination of tech articles, tech projects, automotive features, photo galleries, event coverage, news, and lifestyle posts. We’re looking forward to bringing you that same mix of all things …

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Dec 06 2012

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 3): Engine and Drivetrain

There’s usually at least one thing missing from a kit project: the engine. While Factory Five supplies most of what’s needed to complete the Mk4 roadster, getting it running on the road requires some horsepower. That’s where Summit Racing comes into the picture, drawing on 45 years of experience to help you pick just the …

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Jul 31 2012

Mk4 Anatomy, Part 2: A Look Under the Hood of the Summit Racing Mk4 Project

Like the Mk4 you see above? You can duplicate it using the Factory Five components covered in our Mk4, Part 1 post, along with the parts listed below from Summit Racing. Summit Racing has even taken the time and hassle out of ordering the parts by creating special combos just for the build. That means …

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Jul 18 2012

Mk4 Anatomy, Part 1: A Closer Look at the Summit Racing/Factory Five Mk4 Roadster

OK, we’ve had several people ask for the specs on the Summit Racing/Factory Five MK4 roadster project. You ask, and we deliver—sort of. In today’s post, we’ll show you what the guys at SKJ Customs received from Factory Five as part of the kit. We’ll give you the rundown of what Summit Racing used to …

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Jul 02 2012

It’s Alive! More Summit Racing/Factory Five Mk4 Spy Photos

The guys at SKJ Customs in St. George, UT aren’t messing around. Since we last updated you on the Summit Racing/Factory Five MK4 project about two weeks ago–back when bodywork and engine assembly were in full swing–the project has been fully assembled and painted. You can look back at our original Factory Five Mk4 post to get details on the …

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