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    1. Member EURidahO's Avatar
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      10-18-2008 06:34 PM #1
      Couple current pics for the people who don't read the whole thread and keep telling me to lose the wing, or do other things that are already finished






      New Username means it's finally time for a real build up thread. Don't expect too much though, she's still pretty mild.
      After the first wash/wax


      Got some smoked markers and Joeyed the headlights.


      Installed Megan Racing DP and exhaust.

      Got it chipped soon after that. APR 93, loving it still.
      Needed to buy new tires, decided I might as well get new wheels too so I wouldn't have to buy tires twice. Budget was small though so Flik Arctics were decided on. I still need some wheel spacers. I'd like to some day upgrade to some Mams or tracer tech2.

      Still want to get some VW centercaps for them.
      Picked up some TT style pedals, red stitched park brake, and Polo gti shift knob.

      Newsouth boost gauge/pod

      Then over the winter I pony'd up for some coils.

      FINALLY installed them several months later (winter lasts way way too long here...)
      Front spun all the way down. Rears all the way down but with perches still in.

      Grabbed an ebay TIP and a billet DV from Pwrhaus. After a few hours of frustration and swearing...

      New pictures pending a wash and borrowing of a nice camera.

      Future plans include removing rear wing (bolted on, need holes welded shut) :headbang: Either a plain non-cutout rear valence and turndown tips, or if funds allow, 20th rear with cutout filled. 20th front valence, new headunit, hopefully some sort of double din navi unit. Small stereo upgrade (probably just one 10" sub, stock monsoon speakers are fine for me).

      Well thanks for looking! Any comments/complaints are welcome. I'll be updating this with new additions if/when they come



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    2. 10-18-2008 06:57 PM #2
      the stance looks sweet. good progress.

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      10-18-2008 06:59 PM #3
      keep going!

    4. 10-18-2008 07:02 PM #4
      That wing is.....ew

      Other than that, keep up the good work


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      10-18-2008 07:35 PM #5
      Quote, originally posted by Duby T »
      That wing is.....ew

      Other than that, keep up the good work

      I agree, that roof wing sucks.

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      10-18-2008 07:38 PM #6
      Quote, originally posted by .:1of1500:. »

      I agree, that roof wing sucks.


      I feel the same way... what posessed the PO to get it is beyond me.
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      10-18-2008 07:42 PM #7
      It's funny cause I look at the car and it looks good but my eyes keep drawing back to that spoiler up top lol! It's the only thing I don't care for.
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      10-18-2008 07:47 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by EURidahO »

      I feel the same way... what posessed the PO to get it is beyond me.

      so why dont you take it off?


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      10-18-2008 07:57 PM #9
      Quote, originally posted by lamawithaVR6 »

      so why dont you take it off?


      It's bolted on so I'd need to get the holes welded/painted which I got quoted about $500 for. I'm sure I could find it for cheaper but I'd rather spend the money on other things first. Though maybe I'll pull it off and just plug the holes for now...
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      10-18-2008 08:03 PM #10
      Quote, originally posted by lamawithaVR6 »

      so why dont you take it off?

      you suck at life..

      anyway, lookin' good. and i too was plagued with a hideous spoiler bolted onto my trunk, so i feel you


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      10-18-2008 08:04 PM #11
      Quote, originally posted by REXone »

      you suck at life..



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      10-18-2008 08:21 PM #12
      just take it off and get a used oem one

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      10-18-2008 08:24 PM #13
      Well being bored at work... I just went and pulled it off. Looks better already!. I think it was done by an amateur because the area where the holes were drilled is kind of buldged out. Going to get some plug tonight till I decide what I want to do. Might get an OEM 20th/R32 but I'm really liking the naked look.
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    14. 10-18-2008 08:34 PM #14
      first thing I would have did is round house kicked that wing, but thats just me

      otherwise it looks good.


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      10-19-2008 10:28 PM #15
      Quote, originally posted by Larry Appleton »
      first thing I would have did is round house kicked that wing, but thats just me

      otherwise it looks good.

      hahaha i can so imagine doing that


    16. 10-19-2008 11:10 PM #16
      everything is starting to look good.

      i'd say if you can get some bigger wheels, go 18's because the wheels look to small for your car.


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      10-19-2008 11:15 PM #17
      Take the wing off!

      Your progress will jump crazy high


    18. 10-20-2008 02:09 AM #18
      Quote, originally posted by rico_arg »
      keep going!
      TDI for the win !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      10-20-2008 02:37 AM #19
      Quote, originally posted by KRUNK FU GLI »
      everything is starting to look good.

      i'd say if you can get some bigger wheels, go 18's because the wheels look to small for your car.


      Thanks, the wheels are 18" now, atleast the newer ones are. Just fliks do to budget issues but I make due with what I've got.

      Quote, originally posted by J-tec »
      Take the wing off!

      Your progress will jump crazy high


      No joke. I took the wing off last night, two holes in the hatch and it STILL looks worlds better.
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      10-20-2008 02:52 AM #20
      looks better, any pics of it without the wing?
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      10-20-2008 03:01 AM #21
      Quote, originally posted by skateman190 »
      looks better, any pics of it without the wing?

      I've only got camera phone to work with ATM. Might wash it and snap some tomorrow. I'm hopping to find some little black nylon plugs to fill the holes for a while to keep water out.
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    22. 10-20-2008 03:30 AM #22
      That spoiler has got to go

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      10-20-2008 03:30 AM #23
      Quote, originally posted by EURidahO »

      I've only got camera phone to work with ATM. Might wash it and snap some tomorrow. I'm hopping to find some little black nylon plugs to fill the holes for a while to keep water out.

      that should look much better.

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      10-20-2008 04:21 PM #24
      Quote, originally posted by EURidahO »


      No joke. I took the wing off last night, two holes in the hatch and it STILL looks worlds better.

      that works, but you're gonna end up with rainwater inside your hatch unless you plug it somehow


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      11-08-2008 06:52 PM #25
      We've had an unusual ammount of rain for the area lately so everything is dirty and gross

      Spoiler OFF!

      Pshop I did, trying to decide if shaving the hatch emblem is worth the extra $200

      (man I really need to buy a decent camera... or learn how to properly use the girlfriends D70...

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      11-08-2008 07:26 PM #26
      Looks better without the wing, and the pshop looks good too, better if you delete the wiper.

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      11-08-2008 07:28 PM #27
      Quote, originally posted by Duby T »
      That wing is.....ew

      Other than that, keep up the good work


    28. 11-08-2008 07:30 PM #28
      Quote, originally posted by Midnight 1 8T »
      Looks better without the wing, and the pshop looks good too, better if you delete the wiper.

      word. i would've kept the long beaches, but you're doin good.

      might as well shave the hatch when you do the respray and fill those holes


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      11-08-2008 07:58 PM #29
      How are your Konis so low, and with the perches to boot?

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      11-08-2008 08:00 PM #30
      Quote, originally posted by Midnight 1 8T »
      Looks better without the wing, and the pshop looks good too, better if you delete the wiper.

      Man, I just shelled out $40 for the mkV look wiper lol. We get alot of snow here and I actually get alot of use of of it. Guess I could get a plug and shave it for the summers or something.

      Quote, originally posted by garrett.gti »

      word. i would've kept the long beaches, but you're doin good.

      Yeah, I miss them but they were in really bad shape. plus now that I've got koni coils, I don't think they go low enough to pull off 17s.

      Quote, originally posted by str8jakett »
      How are your Konis so low, and with the perches to boot?

      Low??? I'm not sure I'm hearing this right lol. Maybe you are refering to the height of the rocker panels or something? I'm parked in some wear spots in the asphalt. Might make it look lower, but there is still quite a bit of wheel gap IMO.


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      11-08-2008 08:04 PM #31
      keep the emblem unless you plan on shaving a bunch more
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    32. 11-08-2008 08:44 PM #32
      Hatch spoiler sucks. Good choice in coils.
      TDI for the win !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      11-08-2008 09:49 PM #33
      Quote, originally posted by EURidahO »

      Front spun all the way down. Rears all the way down but with perches still in.

      This picture makes it look like you are tucking front tire. Maybe I am just seeing it wrong.


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      11-08-2008 10:01 PM #34
      Quote, originally posted by EURidahO »
      (man I really need to buy a decent camera... or learn how to properly use the girlfriends D70...

      its just you

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      11-08-2008 11:02 PM #35
      Quote, originally posted by livinzlyfe »

      its just you


      No, the ones I was talking about were camera phone pictures.
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