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VeeDubber 22-08-2008 16:04

The Rallye Golf Registry
The Rallye Golf
The Volkswagen Rallye Golf is based on the MKII Golf chassis and was developed to comply with the FIA standards in order to compete in the FIA WRC Championship. These standards demanded that a car which was to race in the WRC had a production volume of at least 5000. The Volkswagen Rallye Golf was built between 1988 and 1990 with a total of 5071 cars.

- Alloy rims, the VW Sebring or BBS RM, 15"x6j with 205-50-15 tyres
- Frontspoiler
- Grille in the same color as the car
- Bumpers in the same color as the car
- Air-intakes in the frontspoiler in order to cool the brakes
- Widened wheelarches front & rear
- Integrated sideskirts
- Green tinted glass
- Spoiler on the tailgate in the same color as the car
- DE Headlights
- Foglights
- Roofmounted antenna
- Sliding Roof

- "Sportkaro" Recaro interior, with black leather on the sides. Seats and back with grey fabric with a red stripe. "Rallye" logo embroidered in the front-seats. Front seats are height-adjustable
- Foldable backseats 1/3 - 2/3
- Doorcards in black leather
- Leather shifterknob and cover
- Leather handbrakecover
- 4 spoke leather steeringwheel
- Centre Console
- Passenger-visor with make-up mirror and illumination

- Permanent 4 wheel drive
- Power steering
- Sport-suspension
- Radio preparation with 4 speakers
- Two-tone horn
- Bi-catalytic converter
- 5 speed Gearbox

- Electrical mirrors
- Electrical height adjustment of the front seats
- Electrical windows
- Central Locking

- Schwarz (L041) [Black]
- Graphit Metallic (LB7V) [Dark-grey]
- Grün Perleffekt (LC6V) [Green]
- Blau Perleffekt (LC5Z) [Blue]
- Tornadorot (LY3D) [Red]

The Rallye is equipped with a 1H engine with a G60 G-Lader. This engine is a spin-off of the GTI-G60 PG Engine. There's one obvious point in which these two differ: the displacement. The 1H engine has a displacement of 1763cc which is a 18cc less then the PG engine with a 1781cc displacement. Reason for the smaller displacement can be found in the FIA regulations. Both of these engine develop 160 BHP and 225 Nm of Torque.

The Rallye only competed in the Group A WRC Championship during the 1990 Season. Due to a change in regulations, the other competitors where massively competing with a 2 litre 16v Turbo engine, which meant that the 1.8 8v G60 was overpowered by it's rivals. The season ended in a disappointing 17th place, also due to mechanical failures. In the 1991 Season, Erwin Weber competed in Germany's National Championship. This season proved to be a succesful year with a Drivers Championship for Erwin. Sadly VW decided to pull out at the end of that season. This meant that the car headed for the Netherlands...

Video of Erwin Weber in action. (YouTube)

German's National Championship 1991. (YouTube)

Again the Rallye in action. (YouTube)

In 1992 Dutch rally-driver Hans Weijs bought the car from VW Motorsport and competed in the Dutch Sprint Championship. In 1994 and 1995 Hans won the Dutch Championship and sold the car at the end of the 1995 season to a rally-driver in Denmark.

Hans Weijs driving the Rallye (YouTube)

VeeDubber 23-08-2008 15:42

There were 5071 Rallye's made.

And with this international registry we're gonna try to find them all.

So if you own, or know some-one who ownes a Rallye we would love to know more about them.

Starting from our own collection of pics we've started to collect as many as possible.

So far we've added:

The Netherlands






Belgium **NEW**

Other countries


The Rallye's of Volkswagen Motorsport

We invite all our posters to add more Rallye's, provide info on found Rallye's, Identify unknown Rallye's or simply provide better pics of already Registered Rallye's
We're not gonna stop till we've found all 5071 so we have a long but beautiful road ahead of us. Let's ride....

VeeDubber 31-08-2008 14:49

The Rallye's of Volkswagen Motorsport ***NEW***

VeeDubber 03-09-2008 23:41

Norway **New**

VeeDubber 21-09-2008 11:33

Belgium **NEW**

VeeDubber 29-11-2008 13:12

Due to several comments on the fact that the Car's VIN was registered on a public website, we decided to delete these from the register. If anyone is interested in the history of their Rallye, please send me a PM with the VIN and I will track it down in my own database. All PM's regarding VIN's will be handled with privacy.

VeeDubber 19-01-2009 19:41

2nd August 09:

Thread on the UK Rallye meet over here

docg60 24-01-2009 17:15

Rallye Golf
In Croatia i know for at least 5 more Rallyes

VeeDubber 24-01-2009 18:07

Originally Posted by docg60
In Croatia i know for at least 5 more Rallyes

We would like to know about them. We already have a few Croatian Rallye's over in the Other Countries Thread

Check them out and if you know more Rallyes let us know!

DubDoctor 24-01-2009 20:47

Loving your Rallye Mate, Very clean!

VeeDubber 20-05-2009 00:21

Got some nice info this evening:

The official pressrelease announcing the appearence of a prototype of the Rallye at the Wörthersee in 1988.

Enlarged Version

Thanks again for the info Ruud! :thumbup:

PS: if the German Language is a problem, just shout and I will translate it for you guys!

2fast4you 23-11-2009 13:49

I own a Golf mk2 Rallye
chasis :wvwzzz1gzkb121557
engine number : 1H002130
country : Macedonia
I'm making some modifications to it an engine swap,color swap and when it will be finished I'll post some pictures

VeeDubber 23-11-2009 19:30

Originally Posted by 2fast4you
I own a Golf mk2 Rallye
chasis :wvwzzz1gzkb121557
engine number : 1H002130
country : Macedonia
I'm making some modifications to it an engine swap,color swap and when it will be finished I'll post some pictures

Hi There!
Please send us some pics of the current state!

2fast4you 17-12-2009 22:29

What size are the wheels and tires on you're golf?

Originally Posted by docg60
In Croatia i know for at least 5 more Rallyes

2fast4you 22-12-2009 18:06

Originally Posted by VeeDubber
Hi There!
Please send us some pics of the current state!

Here are some pictures:

VeeDubber 22-12-2009 18:49

I see that you understood my PM about placing the pictures. Great!
What engine are you planning to drop in??

2fast4you 22-12-2009 19:18

Originally Posted by VeeDubber
I see that you understood my PM about placing the pictures. Great!
What engine are you planning to drop in??

A 2.5 tfsi engine from Audi TT RS. Only I haven't found it yet but I'm looking

cyberscott 21-08-2010 17:34

i own a rallye golf. i live in norway.

colour: black
engine: 1H (mathcing numbers)
it was imported from switzerland to sweden in 1991 and i bought it in 2009.
it will be fully restored when i are finished with my golf 2 vr6 kompressor.

sorry for my bad english.

regards fredrik

Tjaap 22-08-2010 00:07

nice, welcome... hope to see more of it once you made some progress.

this is the list for the norwegian rallye's


tuner4vag 28-10-2010 22:46

another one bites the dust.
unfortunately another one of our favorit car is dead.
its for sale on ebay :http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/volkswagen-go...=item19bd8ca155

VeeDubber 29-10-2010 12:11

Looks like it has been in a serious accident..

hajee 02-08-2011 00:15

a very nice example for sale in the uk:

VeeDubber 02-08-2011 09:34

That's a real nice one!

cyberscott 24-12-2011 11:04

Merry Christmas everyone.

Here is a picture from last summer

VeeDubber 24-12-2011 12:23

Nice one!

artisti 22-01-2012 13:16


My property is one of the unidentified rally.
I would like to restore to its original state so help me.


Stephen Agócs



Help me from where I would be able to obtain factory components, lámpa
From where I could find out his original colour?

Tulajdonos:Agócs István
Jelenlegi licenseplate:AMJ-340
Remarkabilities: nincs

Polo1w 01-12-2012 21:20

There's one for sale here, http://www.marktplaats.nl/a/auto-s/...ageNum=1&pos=18
Looks nice.

vwcrest 24-12-2012 16:00

my rallye
Hi, i have just found this site. I will show some pictures of my rallye later when i am home on my own PC.
I have a rallye that i do not know alot about, i used to dream about having one when i was a teenager, and after owning many bmw e30 e46 and many other cars, i finally bought a rallye.
All i know is my rallye lived in switzerland for some time, in 1996 it was imported to serbia, I am canadian and i have found and bought this car in serbia.
And am bringing it home with me.

VIN Plate is :WVWZZZ1GZLB009816
Motor: 1H005326
Color: Graphite metallic grey

This is all i know about this car so far, i hope someone can help with more information if they have any, Thanks

vwcrest 24-12-2012 16:23

These are wheels i have prepared for the car, and more mods are coming

this is how the car was when i bought it

Tjaap 25-12-2012 02:58

Looks pretty straight and solid. Welcome.

vwcrest 25-12-2012 13:37

thanks for the welcome, i just seriously hope i can be pointed in tehr giht direction to get info on my car, for example, im not sure how to figure out with production number out of the 5000 or so, was mine. since the vin and motor numbers dont seem to be so obviousl to me.
Either way ill continue to post my progress here

F&IVR6 26-12-2012 12:52

did you have any Paperwork of these car? a complete VIN Number? so with these VIN Number i can arrange any infos here at VW Germany for you...

vwcrest 26-12-2012 19:03

I have all the papers, i have written the car over onto my name, so it is completely legally in my ownership, although i dont have any service manuals or records. I have checked the VIN and motor code and they are real and original.
This is all the papers say, and they do match with the vehicle numbers

VIN Plate is :WVWZZZ1GZLB009816
Motor: 1H005326

F&IVR6 27-12-2012 14:12

what kind of infos you additional need? only the color code?

F&IVR6 27-12-2012 14:14

please contact me per PM.. i could arrange some infos for you..

vwcrest 21-01-2013 15:45

sorry, i have been very busy. getting the car stripped. i am preparing to paint the whole car. fix some minor rust and dents...trying to get ready for the summer

Tjaap 21-01-2013 21:02

Cool. Please start a topic about it!

karo56 21-05-2014 20:23

rallye golf 1989
hoi ben sins 2jaar in bezit van een rallye kent lp lh 50 bijna geheel 1e lak
echt van opa geweest staat in stalling verzorgt geheel orgineel

gr wim charlier

Andy88 09-08-2015 17:56

My 89' Rallye.
Hey guys, interesting site.
I Think its an awesome idea to try and collect all the rallyes.

I need to finish the engine Work, intercooler, piping, waterlines, radiator, new fans, custom mapping and so on. Duo to 1.8 20vt swap.
Havent had the Car so long, and never driven it, so i cant wait !!! :D

VeeDubber 13-08-2015 10:28

Looking great! Where are you from?

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