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I wasn't going to make a build thread, but decided I wasn't going to do as much as I planned with it.. for now.

Picked up the car in April 2012

Exterior
-Shaved hood/bumper
-Shaved hatch
-Laguna Seca Blue respray
-Original color, indigo blue
-Did not spray any door jams:/
-Sanded it all myself, and my Dad helped shave everything
-Payed $240 for paint + materials
-Payed $500 to have painted after it was prepped.
-2* camber
-GLI sideskirts

Underneath
-Mk3 steel pan
-1" motor mount spacers
-"Custom" built dog bone by my dad and his buddy.
-Also lots of scrape marks:laugh:

Engine
-24v vr6
-203k miles currently
-Gonzo stage 2 tune

Interior
-Cloth seats from a 1.8t
-Awfully wrapped door cards, soon to be re-done
-Grip royal steering wheel
-Headliner still stock, redoing one day.

Wheels
Schmidt TH lines

17x8.5 et33
17x9.5 et26

25mm spacer up front:thumbup:

Suspension
-Fk silverlines
-No rear perches
-No helperspring
-OEM bushings cut in half.


I found this car local for $800, it has 190k but still runs strong. Only thing that was wrong with it is that the dog bone was missing, and there were a few leaks. Anyway, here's some pictures.

Taking it home on a trailer

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Got it inside ready to look it over

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Jacked it up and found out that this was the "Transmission problem"
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Headlights look awful

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Needs to be cleaned bad

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The main coolant leak I found

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Fixed the coolant leaks and dog bone mount, and drove it home
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Got it a little gift (vmaxx, but now fk silverlines)

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Started replacing the lens (glass lens)
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Headlights in

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Cleaning up some wiring

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Then started getting to the fun stuff

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Found out what that awful noise was
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New raxle

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Ripped my bumper off backing out of the storage haha
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More cleaning up wires, and getting headlights and everything to work properly
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Started cleaning interior too

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Got my height where I want it

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finishing up the shaving

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Lol dent in the oil pan from a road reflector
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MORE TO COMEEE!!!:heart::thumbup::wave:
 
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