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  1. Golf I/Jetta I Cars
    The body is an Inca Brown Metallic - LE8Y - color, and is a rare early Westy variant. Based on the history given to me with the truck and conversation with the previous owner, this truck lived most of it's life in the western united states, until I got it in 2013 and brought to Ohio, and has...
  2. Golf IV R32 Cars
    Hi, I'm looking for a MK IV R32 manual. Prefer if you're located in the West coast but will consider traveling nationwide to buy the car. No preference on the color or mileage.
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    When we last left you, MOMO had officially broken ground on their 2015 SEMA project, installing a P3 Cars Vent-Mounted Boost Gauge.  It was just the first of many modifications, but arguably one of the most important due to the fact that in many ways the car will act as a testbed for quite a few...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Sometime during the last seventy years, “a Volkswagen” rose to prominence and then fell out of favor as a standard unit of measure. A heavy piece of office furniture weighs as much as “a Volkswagen.” A mainframe computer was as large as “a Volkswagen.” Dolly Parton and … eh, you get the picture...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    With summer officially over, and the more basic among us flocking to Starbucks and their local breweries for Pumpkin-infused everything, those of us in the aftermarket industry have turned our attention to SEMA.  This gathering of automotive excess in Las Vegas brings out the best, and sometimes...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    When we started our mk2 restoration, the decision was made to return the car to its original Cashmere White color simply because, as VW Vortex contributor Wes says, “it hides all manner of sins.” And its true—black and darker hues, while beautiful when clean, tend to show every last speck of...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    There was a time, I am told, when our great system of plenty had something for every man, or woman, or child. Meals were hearty and beer cold. Space was a frontier to be conquered. Careers spanned a lifetime and came with pensions. Horsepower was cheap and love, free. And floor mats? God bless...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    With suspension from Air Lift Performance, wheels from Rotiform, and roof candy courtesy of Volkswagen Accessories, you might just say that Project SportWagen is starting to look the part of a proper show car within today's Volkswagen scene, while retaining the ability to be driven daily.  But...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Let’s be clear, in the simplest terms, in the most convenient of definitions: the Mk7 can fit an absurdly huge wheel without rubbing. This is smart packaging on Volkswagen’s part, as right off the showroom floor, we were able to bolt up a set of 20” by 9” wheels left over from our Turbo Beetle...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    (Editor's Note: While the last post in this series was just over a year ago, work never completely ceased on our Mk2 Resto Project.  We've got some catching up to do, so let's get to it.) It all started with a phone call. Wait—back up. It started with a web search for interlagos plaid. Though...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Over the years we've become somewhat famous (or infamous if you happen to be whoever is Editor-In-Chief of Jalopnik this week) for our community's love affair with lowering their car.  Starting with springs and cup kits, then moving to coilovers and eventually full-blown air suspension, the...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Before work could get underway on our Golf Sportwagen, I needed to retrieve it from Chicago. Fast forward a few short days and I found myself entering airport security just before 5am at Baltimore-Washington International Airport (a.k.a. BWI), and soaring 30,000 feet above the roads I’d be...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    I’ve never really been one for SUVs and crossovers.  The current offerings aren’t the body-on-frame, go-anywhere specialty tools I remember from my youth, and what they lack in capability, they also lack in on-road performance. The current crop isn’t terribly good at handling or being efficient...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Just where did the Caddy Van USA project come from, and how the heck did it end up in Pennsylvania? This update is going to go into that, and cover some more history behind the story. So come with us on a trip to Wolfsburg, Germany, the historic home of Volkswagen, and a quick look at importing...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Last year the Volkswagen Group built 10.2 Million vehicles.  This year, Orchid Euro will attempt to build one. Starting with a body-in-white Volkswagen Caddy van, Jamie Orr and the crew at Orchid Euro are working around the clock to build what you can't buy in time for this season's biggest...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Hello and welcome to what may well be simply the most ambitious project I have ever attempted. Starting with a literally bare and brand new shell, the plan is to build a fully functioning car, which just so happens to have never been sold here in the USA. And not just simply a working car...
  17. A4, S4, A5, S5, RS4, RS5, Q5, SQ5, (B8)
    So we've just picked up a new allroad that we're going to be doing a project series around. The main photo galleries and installment stories will run on our blog but I figured I'd start a build thread for more discussion about the car, what we're doing to it or what we even have questions about...
  18. The Car Lounge
    Just picked it up this weekend, started cleaning it up to see what it needs, etc. It was too cheap to pass up... 1985.5. Had factory sunroof, power seats, rear wiper, cruise control, and a few other things... Project Car - Porsche 944 by jabella, on Flickr Good news: new timing belt...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    What does $5k get a budding VW enthusiast? It started with a conversation we had at the Vortex last summer, during the height of show season. We love the newer cars--they're fast and very easy to make faster and better. But a car like the 500hp AWD Super Beetle isn't something that you can just...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    So it begins... To get this project started, there are a few things that need to happen in a certain order. First we need to get suspension parts and brakes on the vehicle so we can take final measurements for the wheels. The initial wheel design is locked down, but we need to get final...
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