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So this is my 5th VW. I bought this car last year bone stock with 79K miles, previous owner did not replace the ol timing belt. One fantastic day when his wife was driving the car it went. Needless to say they were scared to drive this thing after having to have head rebuilt and basically a whole tune up done. So good deal for me!


As it sits now.


















Mod List

Suspension/ Drivetrain

- Solo-Werks Coilovers
- Sway bar delete
- ECS Ultimate Dogbone

Wheel/ Tires

- Klutch Wheels SL14
- Front: 18x8.5 et35 (Final et20)
- Falken 215/40/18

- Rear: 18x9.5 et30 (Final et22)
- Falken 225/40/18

Interior

- Leather Interior out of an 04
- GLI radio trim
- GLI ash tray
- TT pedals
- Autometer boost and Voltmeter gauge on Steering wheel pod
- Momo Wheel
- Momo shift knob and boot
- Double din Kenwood head unit
- 2 12" subs 500 W amp
- Lighted cup holders
- Updated cup holder console
- LED interior lights

Engine

- Wire tuck
- Godspeed FMIC
- Forge DV
- SAI N249 delete
- 42DD 3'' Turbo back exhaust
- 42DD Catch can
- Relocated battery to trunk
- Windshield washer reservoir delete
- PS relocate
- Polished TB
- Neuspeed intake
- Porsche 911 oil/ coolant cap
- Gold painted manifold and valve cover
- Revo tune
- New coolant ball
- ECS Coil pack hold downs


Body/ Exterior

- Shaved GLI trunk
- Shaved fender markers
- Hood notch filled
- badgeless grille
- Remote start
- GLI front and rear valance
- GLI sideskirts
- Stubby antenna
- ECS heated blind spot mirrors
- Rolled fenders
- Tinted windows 20%
- Shaved rub strip
- GLI candy cane Tail lights
- New headlights
- Resprayed Alaskan Green


Brakes

- Stock for now :(



Day I bought it bone stock




Solo-Werks Coilovers





Got a set of fat fives with Blizzaks.. Also ordered 10 and 20mm spacers.






Ordered a FMIC, and a 42DD Turboback exhaust, Neuspeed strut bar, Intake, and Optima battery.








Doin work..








Car came stupid ebay lights (we are getting there)








Momo knob and boot, wrapped dash






Put me in some gauges







New Tails..




New wheels, stubby antenna.












ebay lights still on it :rolleyes:



Window tint





Nice Purtty head unit DVD







New headlights :p








Bought this for a bunch of good interior parts.. Swap them and sell it :p











Doing a cluster swap with all the leather, and door cards:D




Where all the magic happens




I cant remember all of the other small stuff I have done. I plan on doing bot swaps of interiors and cluster by the end of the week.
 

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You car looks great man! I'm planning on doing a lot of the same stuff you're doing(Coils,42DD,Tails). That's a really sick color and you don't see a lot of people making it work.

Some things I would recommend to really set it off : Skirts, Lip(GLI or 4MO) and in my opinion, doing the centers of your wheels a different color. Nevertheless, I see this going in the right direction.
 

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You car looks great man! I'm planning on doing a lot of the same stuff you're doing(Coils,42DD,Tails). That's a really sick color and you don't see a lot of people making it work.

Some things I would recommend to really set it off : Skirts, Lip(GLI or 4MO) and in my opinion, doing the centers of your wheels a different color. Nevertheless, I see this going in the right direction.
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Lookin' good dude :thumbup:
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Thanks.
 

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Looks like you're off to a good start. Not a fan of the IC piping sticking out.:thumbdown: I'm a fan of the stealth look.:thumbup:

Also what up with the gauge being off kilter?
I'm a porsche guy at heart, in the old 911s it's what the race cars did. I did it in my 944 Turbo and its something I like. They did it mainly with their tachometers.
 
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