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AUTObiography Soundsfast’s 2009 Eos

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Next up is VWvortex reader: Soundsfast

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How long have you owned this car?

7 months.

Is there anything unique about the history of this car?

Nothing unique about the history. We did put the car together as it sits in 3 weeks

What drew you to this specific car?

I had always wanted one from the first day I saw one.

What other cars did you consider?

None.

What was your objective with this car?

My husband wanted to build me a car that looked as if the upgrades were done as the factory would have done them.

What tuning style would you describe this car as?

Upgraded OEM.

Who helped you build this car?

My husband and his crew at Sounds Fast did all the work.

What makes your car special?

That my husband put it together for me.

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What is your favorite part/feature/function?

The hard top convertible most of all, after that I would say the body kit.

Who or what inspired the direction of modifications on this car?

My husband and his crew.

What don’t you like about this car?

The tan interior. Looks awesome but gets dirty easily.

What was your biggest obstacle in building this car?

Time. It had to be done for a show that my husband’s shop has every year.

How did you overcome the issue?

They worked very late hours to finish.

What would you change if you could?

The interior color (which we are looking into).

On a scale of 1 to 10, how satisfied are you with the outcome of this project?

10.

What would you do to the car if money were no object?

Porsche brake kit.

Who has been your biggest critic of this project?

Myself and my husband.

What do your family and friends say about this car?

Everybody that sees it thinks it looks amazing. People always ask what it is.

What is your most memorable/humorous/embarrassing moment with this car?

Most memorable would be coming through a parking lot and a husband and wife stood in the middle of the parking lot staring at the car and I had to drive around them. Once I got out of the car they had the normal question I get “what kind of car is that”?

What is your favorite story about this car?

Probably the one above.

Has this car competed in any events? 

No we don’t compete with it. My husband uses it in his booth when he attends shows for his business Sounds Fast.

What is your favorite place to drive this car? 

Everywhere.

What is your ideal day with this car? 

Obviously when the sun is out and the temperature is about 80 degrees.

Who gets to drive this car?

Myself and my husband.

If your car had a motto, what would it be?

Drop the top and hold on.

If you had to name your car, what would you name it?

Lady.

What was your previous project?

Before this I had an 08 Wolfsburg Jetta.

What is your next project?

Don’t know yet as I haven’t had this car long enough to think about getting rid of it.

What one word best describes your car?

Loveable.

Any regrets? Tell us about it.

The tan interior.

Anything else you’d like to share?

Thank you to my loving husband and his crew at Sounds Fast for putting this car together in such a short amount of time.

Owner Information:

Name- Kimberly Lewis

Address- Bend, OR

VWvortex Username- Soundsfast

Occupation- Medical

Club Affiliations- None

Vehicle Information:

Year-2009

Make- VW

Model- EOS

Mileage- 7,900

Color (Include original if applicable)- Candy white

Engine- 2.0T

Engine Modifications- APR Carbonio Intake, APR software

Exhaust Modifications- APR downpipe, Custom 3” mandrel bent exhaust with two mufflers(keep factory sound) and quad tips

Transmission Modifications-N/A

Suspension Modifications- H&R springs, KONI adjustables

Brake Modifications- N/A

Wheels and Tires- 19” VMR wheels and Continental Sport Contacts

Exterior/Body Modifications- ABT body kit

Interior Modifications- N/A

Audio/Video/I.C.E.- JL Audio amp, 8w7 woofer, Audison Bit One, Hertz speakers, Custom trunk build out

Thanks/Props-  Thank you again to my Husband and the crew at Sounds Fast for putting this car together for me. Also thank you to the guys at Custom Exhaust Specialties, European AutoBody and Carrera Motors

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