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As of 7/10/17

42 Draft Designs 2 1/2" exhaust, no cat or res.
42 Draft Designs High flow intake system
OBX header, wrapped in DEI Ti heat wrap
MSD coil packs
Moroso expansion tank
VF mounts
034 Motorsports Dog Bone
42 Draft Designs oil pressure sensor adapater
42 Draft Design end link and shift lever bushings
Integrated Engineering shifter cable mount bushings
CAE motorsport shifter
Optima red top (in trunk)
Porsche oil cap
Wire tuck
A/C, EVAP, heater core, washer deleted
Motul oil, coolant, brake fluid

Chassis/ Brakes
KW V2 coil overs
Ground Control camber plates
GruvenParts R32 sway bar end links
H&R 25mm R32 front sway bar
Whiteline rear sway bar
Tyrol solid subframe bushings
Tyrol solid steering rack bushing
Hardlines by Swoops power steering reservoir w/AN conversion
EAA Engineering steering rack hardlines
Poly rear perches
R32/ Poly control arm bushings
13" Wilwood/ RPI BB kit (Front)
12" ECS BB kit (Rear) EBC Yellow stuff pads
Wilwood proportioning valve
Enkie RFPF1's
Hankook RS4's
H&R Spacers
Dieselgeek Panzer skid plate w/Full Metal Jacket
ABS delete, MKIII booster/master

20th front valence
20th skirts
20th tails
Badgeless grill
Fenders rolled & pulled
Hatch, hood notch, side markers, antenna & rub strips shaved
Rear wiper delete
Aerocatch hood pins
Lamin-X headlight film
Rattle bombed matte black

OMP steering wheel w/Sparco hub
Kirkey light weight seats (11lbs)
Sparco seat bases
Io-port seat back brace
Crow 5 point harness
Autopower roll bar
Euro switch
Jetta vents
Custom dash bezel
Stewart Warner gauges (oil temp, oil psi, volt) w/ 42 Draft Design color match LED's
Hella battery cut off switch
Flocked dash
Interior gutted

Started on phase 1 of the build today. Trying to learn from my mistakes and take my time for once. Originally the plan was to do a build the TDI up but after a lot of research I found it will never reach the numbers I want. To even get 200hp out of an ALH I'd have to spend ALOT of money. I realize the torque would be well above that but after my little mishap at H2O this year I recon its time for a a big change. The TDI is out VR going in. I'll being doing bits here and there through out the winter. Still doing my research on what I'll be doing to the VR. Gotta do some brain storming with the guys over at HS Tuning. Plenty of non motor stuff happening too.
Wish me luck. :beer:

Day 1

Tomorrow planning on pulling the dash and removing the harness.

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a fully built TDI billowing big black clouds of smoke is so cool and something you dont see everyday tho :(
a fully built TDI blowing black smoke = YOUR DOING IT WRONG!!! :screwy:

....smoke = lost power....:facepalm:

OP is correct, a built TDI is wicked expensive.....there are a few builds going on right now that will be breaking the 300hp barrier w/o n2o....but they are few and far between.....its much easier to take a VR, throw a headgasket spacer in, a big turbo on and make 400hp....
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