Well its finally time for me to start the project I've been wanting to for literally 5 years+. I bought this GTI off a fellow Vortexer in 2004, swapped the ABA 2.0 engine in 2005 and its probably gone 5,000 miles since then. Mainly been sitting in my various garages over the years collecting dust
My plan since swapping the ABA was to strip the car, respray it and turbo the engine.. finally its time! Just registered the car this week and passed emissions, now its time to tear it apart.
Here are a few older pics of the car when it was my daily driver (2005)
Heres a few pics from this morning, I wanted to get some shots before I started the tear down..
This is the main reason for the respray, the previous owner had the car painted 'Tornado Orange' and I'd like it back to the stock Tornado Red The front fender is the color the car should be!
More to come shortly...