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Just figured I'd share the time line of my 08 Rabbit. I've posted it on Golf MKV, so I'm sure people have seen it.

Heres my car from beginning to now. I will be updating this thread with anything new added, to keep everyone else updated, and to keep track of what I have done. There will be a lot of pics, so if your still using internet from the stone age, leave now. On to the thread/pics...

Purchased new on June 2, 2008.





^ I cant believe how different it looks now!

July 9, 2008 - Yellow city lights and spray tinted tails.





July 13, 2008 - Smoked Sidemarkers, OSIR spoiler (obviously did not fit lol), and stickers!







August 10, 2008 - Plastidipped rear emblem, Tinted & Dropped! Bought Autotech Clubsport kit and removed OSIR spoiler.







September 2, 2008 - Wheels! I found a local who was selling RS6 Replica wheels. Dont remember what the sizing was. I also removed the plastidip from the rear emblem and put it on the front :headbang:.







Heres another with the RS6 wheels



Now on to my "HDR phase" :lol:

October 23, 2008 - Weathertech visors, Votex front lip and GTI sideskirts





Heres a non HDR'd one



October 24, 2008 - Pictures with a friend



more HDR lol





Winter mode

January 30, 2009 - Votex lip sold, wheels off for the winter





February 1, 2009 - GTI Rear valence, GLI sideskirts, and mesh grill fresh from the body shop!







I also picked up a Painted Votex lip from a local dubber



February 10, 2009 - GTI rear and Magnaflow catback installed



February 24, 2009 - Bought a Highline CECM and installed OEM fogs





March 4, 2009 - Bought some VMR VB3's and test fitted them



March 8, 2009 - Painted Votex installed, H&R street coils installed, VMR VB3 put on









March 12, 2009 - GTI Headlights installed



March 15, 2009 - GLI sideskirts installed









March 22, 2009 - Rabbit 5-bar lower grilles installed



April 3, 2009 - Yellow FTPs



Rolling shot



May 2009 - I wanted to go lower so I bought FK Konigsports

May 17, 2009 - FK Konigsports and Driver gear tinted tails installed







May 19, 2009 - My tires were too fat and ended up burning my rear quarters. I picked up some huffs in the mean time, and also put on my roof rack.







June 15, 2009 - Skinnier tires acquired for VMR's







July 2, 2009 - Bought my Work VS-XX from Ducky.





I also had my exhaust tips extended









Also got color matched sidemarkers



August 10, 2009 - Driver gear rear spoiler installed.



October 17, 2009 - Just picked up my car from my friends house after air ride install - setup is Universal Air front bags and Air house 2 rear bags with FK struts







Also bought a Rear carbon fiber diffuser from Genome









Not much happened over the next few months. I bought Duckys LED tails and was just waiting to install them.

February 15, 2010 - Euro LED tails installed









Random picture of my trunk set up



March 21, 2010 - Work VS-XX re-finished in J's Racing Teal









May 5, 2010 - I wanted to lay frame so I bought Air lift Slam kit front bags and got the job done



May 16, 2010 - More pics after Air lift bags were installed. I also upgraded to flickr lol





























Heres my winter mode.








 

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current setup. THis is before I had my camber adjusted. Its set to -3.1* in the rear, but it still sits on the tire. I'm gonna have to max it out soon.


DSC_0872-1 by Mitun P., on Flickr


DSC_0873-1 by Mitun P., on Flickr


DSC_0881-1 by Mitun P., on Flickr


DSC_0879-1 by Mitun P., on Flickr


Thats all I have for now. Thanks for looking. I will be updating this thread as I get new stuff for my Rabbit.
 

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looking good as always dude! Keep it up!
Thanks Tom! Is that your car with the C2 kit in the other thread?

loved the sparcos... any issues with the airbags?
I did too, but I sold them :(. The airbag light stayed on. I thought about just taking the airbags out from my stock seats and just plugging them in, but never got around to it.
 

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Talk about transformations! Your car took on a bunch of looks... and each one looks better than the last!! :beer::beer:
Thanks :thumbup:

I had these on my car last week, but a friend of mine asked if he can borrow some of my wobble bolts for SoWo. They will probably go back on when its time to refinish the RS's.


DSC_0893 by Mitun P., on Flickr


DSC_0892 by Mitun P., on Flickr


DSC_0888 by Mitun P., on Flickr
 

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very nice timeline, how did you end up getting that rear quarter panel fixed from the tire burn? you just repaint it or was it not that bad where you can clean it
 

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Very nice. I miss the blue. You really pulled it off well.
Teal :thumbup:

very nice timeline, how did you end up getting that rear quarter panel fixed from the tire burn? you just repaint it or was it not that bad where you can clean it
I had the body shop take care of it when I went in to have the hood and bumper notch filled. It already got messed up from driving too low on the RS's and no camber :banghead:
 

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ouch lol how much did everythign cost ya
It was $1,500 for everything. They did my hood and bumper notches, painted the badgeless rabbit grill, repainted my rear lower bumper, fixed the two rear quarters, and fixed a door ding I had right behind the window on the rear driver side.
 

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Bump for a nice looking car! I have a 07 Rabbit black, not as fresh as yours, but pretty much gone through all the work you have done on your Rabbit. I will post my pics on here later, if you allow me to do so. Ha.
 

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Bump for a nice looking car! I have a 07 Rabbit black, not as fresh as yours, but pretty much gone through all the work you have done on your Rabbit. I will post my pics on here later, if you allow me to do so. Ha.
Thanks man. You can post here or you can PM me...either way works :beer:
 
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