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    Thread: Steve-vr6 Car Build Thread

    1. Member Steve-VR6's Avatar
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      04-05-2009 12:30 AM #1
      Hey guys, i wanted to start my own build mainly for myself so i can have a portfolio, but also get some input. my car is not on the road yet till i sell my old one, 2001 nissan sentra but yeah its for sale. Waiting to sell it so i can drive my car to do other stuff, till now ive only done at home stuff

      This is how it looked when i first got it

      about a week later on my spare time i changed little things like side markers, gli tail lights, oem gli lip, and took that wind deflector off

      looks better already

      next thing i did was get a gli rep rear lip and badgeless grill

      i repainted the lips myself... they match a lot better... i also painted the notch filler (not a big fan but temp fix) but ill put that on tomorrow
      its dark so the pictures not great

      this is just a start... im getting gli side skirts, tint, and exhaust soon to come.... very soon...

      i think im off to a good start



      Modified by Steve-VR6 at 2:19 PM 4-5-2009


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      04-05-2009 12:47 AM #2
      a step in the right direction for sure
      remember to delete that front plate

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      04-05-2009 12:49 AM #3
      Canadian laws i need to have a front plate... im thinking of getting that automatic thingy that slides in and out ive seen for sale around here

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=4213804


      Modified by Steve-VR6 at 9:42 AM 4-5-2009


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      04-05-2009 05:17 PM #4
      finished painting notch filler and eye lids... again a temp fix till i get around to other things... and also put on the gli rep rear lip... (not too happy with it... stick to oem guys... the fitments a lot better)

      here is a new quick pic

      i think it looks 100 times better then when i got it...


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      04-05-2009 05:20 PM #5
      you were going up until the eyelids
      Flickr l the internet sucks. l it's all about the e-fame. l buy my wheels.

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      04-05-2009 05:33 PM #6
      yeah the eyelids are hurting but for a local.


      and livinzlyfe, dont lie we all know you have eyelids on your hwwwhip

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      04-05-2009 05:34 PM #7
      Quote, originally posted by Kavanagh »
      and livinzlyfe, dont lie we all know you have eyelids on your hwwwhip

      they don't make eyelids for nike dunks

      Flickr l the internet sucks. l it's all about the e-fame. l buy my wheels.

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      04-05-2009 05:35 PM #8
      i think they eyelids r alright for now
      like other then having eyelids on vortex's pet peeve list
      on my car i dont think it looks half bad

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      04-05-2009 05:41 PM #9
      Neon laces at least?

      And if you like the eyelids, keep them haha

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      04-05-2009 05:42 PM #10
      Quote, originally posted by Kavanagh »
      Neon laces at least?

      eff that
      they are "premium"
      they are so baller they came in a gold box
      I will stick to my indigo blue laces

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      04-05-2009 05:44 PM #11
      guys dont just spam my thread pls

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      04-05-2009 05:45 PM #12
      Quote, originally posted by Steve-VR6 »
      guys dont just spam my thread pls

      go lower

      Flickr l the internet sucks. l it's all about the e-fame. l buy my wheels.

    13. 04-05-2009 06:28 PM #13
      lookin good!
      im gonna watch this..

      lemme see the rear lip!


    14. 04-05-2009 06:30 PM #14
      Get that notch filled too

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      04-05-2009 06:44 PM #15
      But I said for a local...
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      04-05-2009 08:02 PM #16
      heres the rear lip, yeah im not too happy with the fitment but its ok... its just not perfect...

      i painted it myself... the colors not perfect but u cant even tell in person... except for me cause i know

      i honestly did a lot of work to make it fit as best as i could..


      Modified by Steve-VR6 at 5:04 PM 4-5-2009


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      04-05-2009 08:52 PM #17
      lookin good
      sittin on swole'

    18. 05-02-2009 08:33 PM #18
      Coils need to happen NAO.

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      05-02-2009 08:36 PM #19
      coils and get rid of that rear spoiler...NOW!!!!!!
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      05-03-2009 01:22 AM #20
      coils will come.... enjoying the smooth ride for now, im planning on tint, side skirts, and exhaust first... then lower.

      also i wanna get the newer trunk with the built in spoiler in the future....

      waiting for Monday, ganna tint and put in my sound system that i took out of my old car.... and ganna get on side skirts to complete the gli kit

      new pic with my iphone

      ps. engine light went on the first day i put on my plates and got it on the road... ganna get it read Monday also...

      gatta love my Jetta


      Modified by Steve-VR6 at 1:23 AM 5-3-2009


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      05-08-2009 12:06 AM #21
      Car is really dirty.... Keeps raining so i dont wanna wash it....

      put tint on my car on Tuesday...

      Installing sound system sunday... 3000 Watts


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      05-08-2009 12:16 AM #22
      Quote, originally posted by Steve-VR6 »

      Installing sound system sunday... 3000 Watts


      sweet. hopefully the heavy sub box will lower the rear
      I'm not a star. Somebody lied.

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      05-08-2009 12:24 AM #23
      everything is sitting in the trunk already just not hooked up...

      will lower in maybe a month


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      05-15-2009 12:53 AM #24
      put in my system.... sounds really clean

      must love having a proper car that keeps the sound in the car. its like the cars already has been dynomatted


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      05-15-2009 12:57 AM #25
      Thats a nice system.. Keep it up man..

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      05-15-2009 03:49 AM #26
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      Modified by redDUBlove at 3:51 AM 5-15-2009

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      05-23-2009 07:39 PM #27
      having some problem at the moment, my car drives as if it has v tec, lol
      when i hit about 2750 to 3000 the car drives as if im flooring it... but im gassing it only like 1/8 of the way... enough to slowly accelerate...
      :S

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      06-02-2009 03:00 AM #28
      more problems, i let my sister barrow my car to go to work, on her lunch the low coolant light comes on, so i get her to bring it home, and its empty

      i fill up and go for a drive and the light comes back on, and a trail of coolant on the floor, its leaking a lot, im ganna check it out tomorrow and try to fix it before work...

      i haven't had a 3 day period without having a problem with the car yet... still don't regret getting it tho


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      06-02-2009 01:14 PM #29
      First areas to check for you coolant leak:
      T-stat housing
      Crackpipe

      How many miles are on it?


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      06-02-2009 01:33 PM #30
      Quote, originally posted by TheLark »
      First areas to check for you coolant leak:
      T-stat housing
      Crackpipe

      How many miles are on it?


      i found it, its the crackpipe


      Modified by Steve-VR6 at 3:17 PM 6-3-2009

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      06-04-2009 12:45 PM #31
      good deal.

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      06-16-2009 02:16 PM #32
      here is a new pic

      thanks to DeathLens


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      09-02-2009 10:27 PM #33
      just wanna keep this up to date a bit,
      got my muffler and very happy with the sound,

      looks simple and isn't loud, unless i rip it a bit then it gets really loud and sounds amazing...

      also in about 2 weeks,
      but with VW caps, wanna get BBS ones eventually

      i think its everything is coming along nicely....



      Modified by Steve-VR6 at 10:31 PM 9-2-2009


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      09-10-2009 08:48 AM #34
      BBS RCs should arrive Sept 15,
      now need to find tires


      Modified by Steve-VR6 at 12:25 PM 9-10-2009

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      09-10-2009 10:04 AM #35
      Coming along nicely man...definitely start saving for suspension Looking forward to more updates


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