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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?
Name- Drew Schaeffer
Occupation- Telemarketer (just kidding – finish your dinner in peace!)
Club Affiliations- Price Club
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!
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