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Next up, and winner of this week’s NGP Racing $50.00 gift certificate is VWvortex reader: FVTEC
How long have you owned this car?- January 27th, 2006
Is there anything unique about the history of this car?- FIRST GTI sold by Modesto, Ca VW dealer
Why did you choose this car to purchase? - Are you kidding? Have you seen the car?
What other cars did you consider? - None really, maybe Audi A3 though
What was your objective with this car? - Clean, Fun Daily Driver
What tuning style would you describe this car as? - Clean, simple, tasteful
Who helped you build this car? - What fun would THAT be? I did it ALL!
What makes your car special? - FIRST GTI sold by Modesto VW dealer, now on 19s & Coilovers
What is your favorite part/feature/function? - Responsive Engine
Who or what inspired the direction of modifications on this car? - Me, it’s MY style
What don’t you like about this car? - It could’ve been a VR6 Turbo!
What was your biggest obstacle in building this car? - Getting 19’s that fit, still want different offset
What would you change if you could? - Rwd, I haven’t done a donut in 5 years!
How did you overcome the issue? - I’m not done with the wheels yet, they’ll probably be changed again
On a scale of 1 to 10, how satisfied are you with the outcome of this project? - About 8 or so
What would you do to the car if money were no object? - Engine in the back & RWD or AWD
Who has been your biggest critic of this project? - I’ve only had the car 7days, who the F… would criticize it?
What do your family and friends say about this car? - DAMN, that’s HAWT lol
What is your most memorable/humorous/embarrassing moment with this car? - Originally putting the drivers side rear spring upside down
Has this car competed in any events?- Not yet
What is your favorite place to drive this car? - Entering the freeway
What is your ideal day with this car? - Just driving it would be nice! Damn 7-day work week!
Who gets to drive this car? - Is that a Joke?
If your car had a motto, what would it be? - Who’s your Daddy, Bitch?
If you had to name your car, what would you name it? - People who own nice Euro’s, do NOT name their cars.
What is your next project? - To buy the business that I work at
What was your previous project? - I owned 8 different VW/Audi cars in 2005, where should I start?
What one word best describes your car? - Mine
Anything else you’d like to share? - Thanks to my buddy Scott for hanging out while I worked on the GTI
and for making me fill this AUTObiography out.
Owner Information :
Name- Rick Case
Address- Modesto, CA
VWvortex Username – FVTEC
Occupation- Car Stereo Manager
Club Affiliations- Vortex/NorCal VW/SFBAVW
Mileage- 337 miles
Original Color- Black
Current Color- same
Engine- 2.0 Turbo
Engine Modifications- Chip & Intake on their way!
Exhaust Modifications- None, yet
Transmission Modifications- None
Suspension Modifications- WRD supplied H&R Coilovers/Bilsteins, so far!
Brake Modifications- None, yet
Wheels and Tires- 19” TSW Volcano & Toyo Proxes
Exterior/Body Modifications- None
Interior Modifications- It’s a MONTH old, did I not mention that? lol
Audio/Video/I.C.E.- Amp & Subwoofer
Thanks/Props- Central Valley VW/WRD.com/my work ethic
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