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This is a very hard thing for me to do but I need to unload my long time project that was pretty much a dream build for me. I've had this car for 8 years now and it's been a non stop passion project for me. I more or less got it to where I wanted it and move onto something else down the road.
A little history of the car - this was a CA car it's entire life until I bought it in CO in 2012. I bought it from the original owner who has a massive booklet of all the records and even the original window sticker. I have all it's records filed away in a binder along with some other receipts/work I've done to the car. So I am the 2nd owner of this car and it's still very low mileage. With that said, it is an old car and it has some good and bad things about it that I'll outline below. I have a full mod list of it below - I've pretty much replaced or fixed everything on this car throughout it's life with either OEM or high end aftermarket parts.

Engine (150k miles)

Vortech V1 supercharger - professionally rebuilt 5k miles ago
Supercharger Innovations full cog kit
Includes multiple charger pulley’s for different boost applications (current pulley is ~16psi)
Custom clutch AC pulley is functional but AC is deleted on car
UM Stage 2 e85 tune
Bosch 550cc injectors
Walbro 255 fuel pump
Forge Super DV
C2 4” MAF housing
Cylinder head refreshed
268 TT cams
Schimmel Performance titanium retainers
New HD springs and valve seals
New chains/guides/tensioners
Schimmel Performance 9.2:1 head spacer
New mk4 head gasket
New heater core with metal barbs
42 DD oil relocation kit for supercharger oil feed
Braided AN oil drain tapped into back of oil pan
Relocated coilpack to tucked position underneath intake manifold
OEM Coolant flange/sensor cover
AC system deleted
PCV system deleted - open dump routed to ground
EVAP deleted – remaining hoses tucked in fender
SAI pump deleted
Windshield washer tank deleted
BFI Stage 2 motor mounts
New starter
Polished hood struts
Battery relocated to trunk – 0 gauge wire routed through interior to trunk


South Bend Stage 2 clutch
Single Mass flywheel
BFI Stage 2 transmission mount
OEM Mk4 02J full shifter tower and box swap
Dieselgeek sigma 5 shifter
Aluminum shift bracket bushings
New transmission fluid


2.5” TT catback exhaust (Magnaflow resonator and muffler)
42DD testpipe
42DD polished muffler tips


Koni sport struts
FK 60/40 lowering springs (super rare and a really good height for springs)
All new OEM HD strut mounts, bushings, hardware


Rays Peyton Place Queens (super rare - fully rebuilt by me a few years ago)
16x7.5 et20
16x9 et23
Faces powdercoated
Barrels sprayed matte black
Polished Rays bolts
Lips and hex caps are fully polished
42 Draft Designs adapters (5x114.3 – 5x100)
Rolled front/rear fenders


Euro VR Lip
Badgeless grill with color-matched bottom
DEPO chrome fogs and turns w/ amber city lights
Rear wiper delete
LED license plate lights
30% 3M tint all around
New e brake cable and cable guides

Interior (mint condition)

New South boost gauge/pod on steering column
AEM wideband gauge
OEM Mk4 GLI steering wheel
Euro headlight switch
New ignition switch
Alpine headunit with Bluetooth audio/phone
12” Alpine Type-R subwoofer in sealed box
Hifonics amplifier mounted to back of seat
Hardwired Escort detector
MK4 Cabin air filter housing and filter
New OEM seat rail sliders
LED interior lights
New manual driver side window regulator
New auto passenger side window regulator

The Good - the drivers edition interior is in mint condition. Rear seats feel and look like new. Front door cards are mint. Car was professionally detailed and rescued about 3 years ago - the paint on this car is single stage and has to be maintained.

The Bad - the exterior is showing it's age in some spots. Has some door dings and paint blemishes from previous owner on bumper/roof. Tiny bit of rust on the driver window seal, rest of the car is rust free (CA and CO car it's whole life). I believe the rings in the block are going - car has a lot of blow by currently. Engine still pulls very strong but is showing signs of not being the healthiest. The e85 UM tune has a hot start issue where once it gets to full operating temp it won't start until oil temps have lowered down to ~170. When I was on the pump gas tune this wasn't an issue - if you wanted to revert back to this you can send the ECU into UM for it to be swapped over.
With all this said, I'd like this to go for $5,800 without the Rays wheels. The car will come with the factory wheels that have some meaty Blizzak's on them. If you want the car with the wheels we can negotiate the price. Serious inquiries with this only please - you will not be able to test drive it unless you have cash in hand. Feel free to ask me any questions you may have about it or want to see any more pics.

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