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      Are you paying cash for the car? Interest rates...

      Are you paying cash for the car? Interest rates are almost always going to be better on a new vehicle.

      If your credit is good enough, you can get a 0-1.9% APR on the '15 through VW Credit,...
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      $350-500. Takes a couple days. Fill + respray.

      $350-500. Takes a couple days. Fill + respray.
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      Right? lol. Some people don't get it.

      Right? lol. Some people don't get it.
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      No, but I might consider VWR springs or an APR...

      No, but I might consider VWR springs or an APR intake as payment instead of children. :laugh:
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      I don't want to sound discouraging, because you...

      I don't want to sound discouraging, because you absolutely can do it with enough time and practice. It's similar to fiberglass, but at the same time totally different and much more difficult. ...
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      Not quite the same fabric, but similar. That's a...

      Not quite the same fabric, but similar. That's a carbon/Kevlar hybrid, with half the weave a dyed kevlar. What I'm using is a full 2x2 black, but with a single red reflective strand woven in. More...
    7. Not a dumb question. That part gets trimmed out...

      Not a dumb question. That part gets trimmed out once its cured.
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      Some guts did it on the MK6 Jetta. Might give...

      Some guts did it on the MK6 Jetta. Might give you an idea of whats needed:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5807680-MFSW-Retrofit-for-MKVI-Jetta-without-Steering-Wheel-Controls
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      To cover up the hole left behind by the removal...

      To cover up the hole left behind by the removal of the badge. The hood and bumper need to be shaved for it to have the proper badgeless look. Any bodyshop can do it for $350-500.



      No you...
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      after the first coat of epoxy: ...

      after the first coat of epoxy:

      http://blog.ocarbon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/20150121-IMG_2099.jpg

      lots of bubbles degassing:
      ...
    11. epoxy going down: ...

      epoxy going down:

      http://blog.ocarbon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/20150121-IMG_2106.jpg
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      Whoever made those is a true artist. :laugh: ...

      Whoever made those is a true artist. :laugh:



      It's probably just plastic welded in like the MK6. Not a big deal.
    13. No, sorry. I'm not a sponsor here and I like...

      No, sorry. I'm not a sponsor here and I like following rules, so I'm not going to use the forum to sell what I make. If you want it bad enough, you'll figure out a way to get ahold of me through...
    14. A lot. He got a special deal because he's been...

      A lot. He got a special deal because he's been one of the few MK6 owners to actually buy what I make and not complain about the price. I think he's purchased 3 of the 6 MK6 sets I've made.
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      A full square yard of this fabric weighs 5.7oz. ...

      A full square yard of this fabric weighs 5.7oz. I'm using 1/30th of that on these. I'm not adding any weight. And because they are just cheap, light plastic parts, it doesn't make sense to mold...
    16. I can always make more.

      I can always make more.
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      11 years experience with composites helps. ...

      11 years experience with composites helps. :thumbup: My parts were pretty touch and go the first couple years. Not pretty.
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      I'm making new door pull covers, heres how...

      http://blog.ocarbon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/20150117-IMG_2021.jpg

      Hey guys,

      I was known to rip apart my MK6 GLI's interior from time to time (see examples here and here and here) but I...
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      DIY: MK7 Golf / GTI door pull cover removal

      http://blog.ocarbon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/20150117-IMG_2021.jpg


      Tools required:
      trim tool or bone tool

      http://blog.ocarbon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/20150117-IMG_2031.jpg
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    20. Looks like I'm making at least one more piece for...

      Looks like I'm making at least one more piece for this set.

      Started out like this...

      http://blog.ocarbon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/20150117-IMG_2072.jpg

      Then this...
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