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      Its pretty easy to do especially if it lived in a...

      Its pretty easy to do especially if it lived in a salt using state...

      Saw the thread on NewBeetle.org
      I tend to disagree on the accident bit...

      About every 2000-2004 beetle I have seen used...
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      Work has been crazy as usual... To many...

      Work has been crazy as usual...

      To many holidays being spent in Florida and not enough time spent here in PA to work on the Beetle..

      Still haven't decided what I'm doing with the engine...
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      Looks like there is a 2.5L 5cyl locally for...

      Looks like there is a 2.5L 5cyl locally for cheap... we are thinking that and a SRI and call it a day at this point... I wanna get this done for winter but the 1.8t is just not going to put out...
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      The issue with the TDI is that the cost of a good...

      The issue with the TDI is that the cost of a good USED engine is about 1.5X what I paid for the whole car... I have been looking at some hybrid turbos and may contact my local tuner and see what they...
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      Still debating if I'm going to tear down the...

      Still debating if I'm going to tear down the engine and rebuild it while I'm at it...

      The thought has crossed my mind to "build" it for 400hp while I'm in there and run it at 250hp...
      The ideal...
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      The only concern within the tranny was the amount...

      The only concern within the tranny was the amount of "wear" metal stuck to the magnet...
      Third gear is the only gear that physically "looks" worn at all, I'm not a tranny guy so I'm going to take...
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      2000 1.8T with about 150k... Currently under the...

      2000 1.8T with about 150k...
      Currently under the knife...
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6098853-2000-Beetle-Turbo-BAJA-Build...-Stay-Tuned-)
    8. Thread: OEM tires

      by Sf_Kilo
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      If I recall correctly Michelin, Goodyear, &...

      If I recall correctly Michelin, Goodyear, & Continental was the OEM selection for 2007-2008
      specifically the 2007 17" OEM was a Michelin as I recall.
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      2000 Beetle Turbo BAJA Build... Stay Tuned :)

      Forgot to post the tranny all pretty and clean...
      http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae81/sfkilo/65AA1B1E-36A4-453E-BAF0-DBC87A01974D-9833-000009DA3EDD1E38_zps7bca5aac.jpg

      And 5th took some doing...
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      2000 Beetle Turbo BAJA Build... Stay Tuned :)

      Working on the tranny as we speak...
      Cracking it to see what needs gone over before the diff is installed... Depending on condition there is a good chance the ring and pinion will be replaced along...
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      2000 Beetle Turbo BAJA Build... Stay Tuned :)

      Very surprisingly we had only one bolt/nut/stud failure... On the turbo of course... One of the studs broke so that will have to be drilled and through bolted... That is if it doesn't get upgraded or...
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      2000 Beetle Turbo BAJA Build... Stay Tuned :)

      And it's all out...

      http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae81/sfkilo/35B080C0-8177-4486-9FD0-32125AB3398F-5996-000007769054A628.jpg
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      2000 Beetle Turbo BAJA Build... Stay Tuned :)

      Getting ready to drop the tranny...
      http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae81/sfkilo/2F2740FA-9791-4A4E-A88C-1637093D7E5D-5996-000007697E7D6456.jpg
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      2000 Beetle Turbo BAJA Build... Stay Tuned :)

      Engine pulling has begun...

      http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae81/sfkilo/0E154463-593D-407B-AFAA-2BDDB9D4DBA4-5996-000007645E298009.jpg
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      2000 Beetle Turbo BAJA Build... Stay Tuned :)

      The exterior finishing of the car has been decided on...
      Hood (real CF)
      roof (CF wrap)
      trunk lid (CF wrap)
      body and fenders (Digital Blue Tiger Camo wrap)

      All vinyl is on order from...
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      That just plain sucks...

      What the hell were they thinking leaving an entire loom loose???
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      Some progress, its been crazy at work so I...

      Some progress, its been crazy at work so I haven't had much spare time.

      Got the bedliner done inside...
      http://i960.photobucket.com/albums/ae81/sfkilo/IMG_2868.jpg

      And got the rear bumper and...
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      LOL yea doubt that helps in the 1/4mi

      LOL yea doubt that helps in the 1/4mi
    19. Thread: Pittsburgh V.2

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      [QUOTE=scirockalot8v;82766953]Also watch buying...

      [QUOTE=scirockalot8v;82766953]Also watch buying any new jeeps with coil spring front suspension that are lifted. I think 97 or 98 and up have it. Death wobble is scary. Some jeeps suffer bad from it....
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      2000 Beetle Turbo BAJA Build... Stay Tuned :)

      Obviously whoever put the intercooler on the car was a bit disoriented... It's quite a bit off......
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