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    Thread: What did u do to your Mark3 yesterday?


    1. Member nemo1ner's Avatar
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      05-25-2012 09:32 AM #21527
      I washed SoWo off of her....
      I'm still waiting to do that. It has been raining since we got back. Looks like the weekend isn't looking promising either.
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      05-25-2012 03:39 PM #21528
      Installed new door handle, while I prep and clean the old one, also installed heated seat switch from a passat, and gauge pod, need to buy the gauge now lol



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      Nitrous is like a smokin hot chick with AIDS and Herpes. You REALLY wanna hit it, but are afraid of the consequences...
      Quote Originally Posted by Triumph View Post
      Newsflash: It isn't getting worse every year. You're just getting older and crankier every year.

    3. 05-25-2012 06:17 PM #21529
      Quote Originally Posted by Greensteeldragon View Post
      gauge pod, need to buy the gauge now lol
      Just a heads up that you need to cut/dremel everything out around that hole in the gauge panel for a gauge to fit. Trace with black sharpie and then remove panel and cut.

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      05-25-2012 06:30 PM #21530
      Quote Originally Posted by zero. View Post
      Just a heads up that you need to cut/dremel everything out around that hole in the gauge panel for a gauge to fit. Trace with black sharpie and then remove panel and cut.
      yeah i got it from 42DD with instructions, just test fitting it, wanted to see if i wanted to use it or run a heated seat switch there instead
      Quote Originally Posted by VegasJetta View Post
      Nitrous is like a smokin hot chick with AIDS and Herpes. You REALLY wanna hit it, but are afraid of the consequences...
      Quote Originally Posted by Triumph View Post
      Newsflash: It isn't getting worse every year. You're just getting older and crankier every year.

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      05-25-2012 10:02 PM #21531
      Quote Originally Posted by jdenney741 View Post
      Tinted it (never had tint before), then washed it. Wishing the outer body was in better condition (paint wise, hood/roof/trunk lid are all faded bad). I just cant see myself spending the money to get it repainted.

      Past month- coilovers and tint. She's on her was.



      Tint looks good. I had a hell of a time tucking in the bottom on the front windows. I'm going to remove the rear windows to do them.
      What is it 25% or 20% all around?

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      05-25-2012 10:04 PM #21532
      on the daily:
      new rotor, cap, plugs & wires. cleaned the throttle body. cleared CEL.

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      05-26-2012 12:37 AM #21533
      What the hell. I thought one of my 1 week old Rokkors broke. Turns out the rear control arm mount bolt fell out. Phew! Got a new one and going to take her for a drive like a G6.

      sent from my garage while I wait for my loctite to set
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      05-26-2012 01:47 PM #21534
      Decided I wanted to fix the little bit of squeal in my front brakes at low-speed stops. Little bit of 100-grit sandpaper did the trick (left is untouched, right is sanded).



      Also, I don't remember how thick the pads are to start with, but I have 7.495mm of pad left (not including backing plate) after 47,640 miles. I think that's pretty good. And those are just plain old Jurids.

      So in the process of doing that, it involves taking the wheels off, and I figured since it has been 11,000 miles, I should rotate them, and while they're all off.. clean them, too.





      Yeah, three of them are made in Canada, one is made in Britain. Weird how that works out.
      We need a series like this state-side. I'm in if there is one, or will be one. VW Cup 2014/5, anyone?

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      05-26-2012 07:43 PM #21535
      Installed my blue hella tails

      And installed my euro steering wheel


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      05-26-2012 08:16 PM #21536
      Installed my Euro lip.

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    11. 05-26-2012 09:01 PM #21537
      Finally welded up my rocker exit exhaust I started monthes ago, and threw it on.

      Rebuilt a late mk4 shifter box, and swapped it out with the worn out Mk4 one that was already in it.

      Threw some more parts at the bench polisher.

      Then forgot my camera when I left for home.

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      05-26-2012 10:43 PM #21538
      Pictures now rich!

      Btw, you get that trans yet? Still interested.
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      It's Timmy with mmmmMojo, i have returned
      8VALVETURBO - RIP White Jetta

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      05-26-2012 11:31 PM #21539
      Oh nothing, just thought I was going to finish today and ended up cracking the plastic area of the radiator.

      Great things to happen on Memorial Day Weekend, when parts are so easy to come by

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      05-26-2012 11:47 PM #21540
      Drove it to the movies! cant wait to finish it! Soon paint job

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      05-26-2012 11:57 PM #21541
      installed Hella air horns that have been on the shelf for 2 years since i sold the emgay 4
      Good lord man, that was difficult to read. Borrow some periods from your girlfriend.

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      05-27-2012 12:02 AM #21542
      Plasti dipped my D90s and pulled the load modulation relay got tired of hearing it click gotta get a new one.
      1998 Ginster, got some coilovers and some D90's

    17. 05-27-2012 12:45 AM #21543
      Quote Originally Posted by AJmustDIE View Post
      Pictures now rich!

      Btw, you get that trans yet? Still interested.
      I am the worst for providing pictures.


      Still waiting on him to show up with it. But I'm in the process of finding a new shop space, so when I move (read clean up the mess) everything I'll have an accurate inventory of trans parts. But If you need it before then, I can source and build you one forsure. I can get full core trans all day no issue. Any idea what you are looking for gearing/final drive wise yet?

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      97 Black GLX, RIP 97 White 8vT Jetta Trek
      05-27-2012 01:34 AM #21544
      Looking for something a little longer than what I have now (the 16v o2a), first and second come way too quickly and I drop into third way too deep and come out of power. Basically looking for something very streetable that's not going to kill my slip times when I really start putting down power. Do what you think is best, no rush, will probably have the $$$ in about 1-2 months.
      Quote Originally Posted by root beer View Post
      It's Timmy with mmmmMojo, i have returned
      8VALVETURBO - RIP White Jetta

    19. 05-27-2012 07:27 AM #21545
      installed cx racing coilovers got done late last night n of course now its raining today so no pics yet will put em up tomorrow when i get them ... and go and find out that the piston boot on my one rear caliper is f'ed up so gotta rebuild that now...an next up get a new gasket for the sunroof than put the rear interior back in new wrapped headliner the black visors i found out of a cabby need to find a black sunroof switch n motor cover an debating if i should use the beetle donut style headrests i got or sell em n use the reg ones still also waiting on my extended lug nuts to throw my spacers on

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      05-27-2012 05:15 PM #21546
      Replace coilpack!
      Vamped Tuning! Scrappy Dubs!

    21. 05-27-2012 06:10 PM #21547

      lowered it some more!

    22. 05-27-2012 07:14 PM #21548
      Quote Originally Posted by Lunnzz View Post
      Plasti dipped my D90s and pulled the load modulation relay got tired of hearing it click gotta get a new one.
      Pictorials?

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      05-27-2012 10:21 PM #21549
      Quote Originally Posted by smorgasbord View Post

      lowered it some more!
      my daughter saw this vid and thought you guys were clowns practising for a circus without makeup
      "Daddy, at the end is that were they put on the clown masks?" Hehe I cracked up I guess it is a small looking car.

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      05-27-2012 10:27 PM #21550
      removed one foglight housing screw...damn...this is retarded. I have 3 more to go. At least now I know what I'm up against.






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      05-27-2012 11:09 PM #21551
      Yeah. Those are fun. Take the bumper off. 100x easier since you can put a 1/4" drive socket on the back, and hit the front with a cordless drill.
      We need a series like this state-side. I'm in if there is one, or will be one. VW Cup 2014/5, anyone?

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      05-27-2012 11:47 PM #21552
      rolled fenders, installed koni coilovers, neuspeed 28mm rsb, eurosport rear upper tie bar, and mounted my freshly powdercoated 15x8 widened rado steelies.




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      05-28-2012 12:34 AM #21553
      removed the hatch lip, then paint conditioning, clayed and waxed.



      and a test fit of the hartmann.

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      I can't wait for Oktoberfest!!!

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      05-28-2012 12:33 PM #21554
      Fixed corroded reverse light connection and replaced the front rotors. Pads were almost new, but the PO must have either turned and/or warped the old rotors. They wouldn't pass safety inspection.

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      05-28-2012 01:33 PM #21555
      Installed:
      - Rokkor coils,
      - New bushings all arounds,
      - BFI .5 motor mounts.


      Re spraying the rims with a black face and white dish. Ignore the scuff from an ******* in a parking lot


      Whaaat a difference from my old set up! Still to do:
      - Control arms w/ R32/TT bushings
      - Center caps on the way
      - TAKE CARE OF RUST!

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      05-28-2012 01:45 PM #21556
      Between all the rain we've been having took some new pics..spacers are next and more low..


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      05-28-2012 04:00 PM #21557
      Had a photoshoot look for a thread soon, also nabbed this little guy at a local show.


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      05-28-2012 04:24 PM #21558
      Began removing my stick-on Moldings, today I finished it, getting ready for the clip on ones!!!
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      05-28-2012 05:48 PM #21559
      yesterday it became the victim of a hit and run driver.

    34. 05-28-2012 05:58 PM #21560
      Swapped in an 02J with a Bildon Motorsport LSD. New custom gear selector, Sparco seat with harnesses, Momo wheel, new vented rotors, green stuff pads, fat H&R wheel spacers, helmet hanger, VW SCCA contingency decals, waxed it and took it for a good beat run on some fun NH backwoods gravel roads to make sure it hooks up. No more 1 wheel peel = faster laps.

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