A/b: Rabbit GTI Share Comments Want to see your car featured in an AUTObiography? Just click HERE. We can’t promise you that we’ll feature every car that gets submitted, but we encourage you to be creative, as that’s always a good way to score some brownie points with us. Quality photos won’t hurt your chances any, either. Next up, and winner of this week’s NGP Racing $50.00 gift certificate is VWvortex reader: Quiz Q: How long have you owned this car? A: Since the end of 2000. Q: Is there anything unique about the history of this car? A: It comes up with four insurance incidents on Carfax. . Q: What was your objective with this car? A: Drive it till it’s dead, fix it and drive it more. Q: What tuning style would you describe this car as? A: Street/Drag car Q: Who helped you build this car? A: Well let’s see – it’s a long list. Me, ah, me, and oh yeah, me. No, I did have a few friends lend a hand here and there. Thanks to them, BTW. Q: What makes your car special? A: Nothing really – it’s a normal 1984 box of crap that I just happened to toss some hard-earned cash at. Q: What is your favorite part/feature/function? A: The fact that everything I fabricated on the car actually works and still does, knock on wood. Q: Who or what inspired the direction of modifications on this car? A: At first it was some friends and their cars. Later, you can thank muscle cars and all the guys putting down fast times in their econoboxes. Q: What don’t you like about this car? A: The fact that it’s illegal to run slicks on the street. Q: What would you change if you could? A: I’d make all vegetables taste like nachos. Q: What would you do to the car if money were no object? A: Would’ve installed a quezanard! (Huh? – ed.) Q: Who has been your biggest critic of this project? A: I’m the saltiest critic there is, ask anyone. I have the shirt to prove it – it clearly states “I’m Salty.” Q: What do your family and friends say about this car? A: In the words of my uncle, “Holy sh!t!” (worth every penny!), after a ride to 130mph in a few seconds. Mostly I just get lots of funny grins. Q: What is your favorite place to drive this car? A: Anywhere you can get the pedal to the floor in fourth brings to me a smile. See below… Q: What is your ideal day with this car? A: A little hand cream and oops, ah, see answer above… Q: Who gets to drive this car? A: Myself and a few others. It’s not the easiest car to drive. Q: If your car had a motto, what would it be? A: Mottos are for Sprite commercials. Q: If you had to name your car, what would you name it? A: The Blue Bandit! And I’d drive around with a cape. Q: What was your previous project? A: Keeping my daily driver running. Q: What is your next project? A: I’d like to build a car for modified street class Drag. But that will be a while, as money has yet to grow on trees. Q: What one word best describes your car? A: Boxwithwheelsandmotorgofast! Owner Information: Name- Drew Schaeffer Address- MD E-mail- SchaeffA@aol.com Occupation- Telemarketer (just kidding – finish your dinner in peace!) Club Affiliations- Price Club Vehicle Information: Year- 1984 Make- Rabbit Model- GTI Mileage- original 120k now 160k Original Color- black Current Color- Ocean Blue Pearl Engine- 20v 1.8 with a Big T Engine Modifications- Everything is modified/fabricated Exhaust Modifications- Custom Transmission Modifications- 02A w/ diff; replaced 1st, 2nd, and synchros Suspension Modifications- Yes, adjustable. Brake Modifications- G60 master cylinder; 10.1″ front discs; rear discs added Wheels and Tires- 195/50-15; 15″ SSRs; slicks at times Exterior/Body Modifications- Look at the pics Interior Modifications- A2 dash and everything else – again, look at the pics Audio/Video/I.C.E. – Radio; no TVs; no extra crap to weigh it down. Thanks/Props – Thanks! For more discussion on this story, click on the link to our discussion forums to the left. For more photos of the car in this story, click on the link to our gallery at the right.