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      05-27-2010 03:11 PM #1
      ...and soon as i get the rest of the pieces i'm gonna build a nice VRT powered "Lego dub"!

      Let's begin shall we....
      Starting with a 92 Jetta GL. Only problem body wise is the crinkled strip under the rear taillights. No biggie as i have a new factory skin that i bought for the Coupe.



      Engine that i'll be using is a OBD2 VR that currently has 95k on it. I've owned it since 78k so i know its well maintained.


      That's enough for now. I have more pic's but i'm just letting everyone know that the ball is in fact rolling...
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      05-27-2010 03:13 PM #2
      NICE!!!!!! and damn it i'm 2k short of boosting mine
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      05-27-2010 03:14 PM #3
      Oh, that engine will not touch the bay with all that dirt. It will be stripped, cleaned & paint. Just waiting to take this...

      ...off the engine stand.

      Edit.
      This is my grocery getter.

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      05-27-2010 03:58 PM #4
      This Trini is on board with your newest project Dreadz, keeping my eye on it.
      Even though I may look at you with absolute disgust...I do still love you.

    5. 05-27-2010 05:21 PM #5
      What wheels for the project?
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      05-27-2010 05:49 PM #6
      I'd like to see dreads tuck some 18" snowflakes in there. I believe dreads is more than capible to pull off those wheels on a mk2.
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      05-27-2010 08:23 PM #7
      wait, why is it called "LEGO" dub

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      05-27-2010 08:37 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by namtrok View Post
      wait, why is it called "LEGO" dub
      because mk2s are so simple and modular, they are like Lego!

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      05-27-2010 08:48 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by namtrok View Post
      wait, why is it called "LEGO" dub
      Is that sarcasm? have you ever built a mk2? Everything clicks together like legos bro.
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      05-27-2010 11:44 PM #10
      The Coupe was built mainly for looks...with a little bit of speed. This Jetta will be all function over form. I'm shooting for big power with minimal weight. The engine/drivetrain will be "Phase1" of the build. Exterior's "Phase2 & Interior's "Phase3". No fancy shaved bay or shine bits, unless its making me power. Due to some unfortunate problems i had over the winter, i sold off mostly all the turbo stuff i had when i was planning on turbo'ing the Coupe so i'm starting from scratch.

      I gotta do some things to the Audi before starting with the project so it won't start for another 2 weeks or so. But i'm gonna strip the car down to the shell and build up from there. The plan is to have it mostly done by the end of the summer but i'm in no rush.
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      05-28-2010 01:56 AM #11
      I heart U
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      09-24-2010 02:26 AM #12
      Bump as this will be happening in the next week or two.

      Here are some definite facts:


      The VR Coupe will be stripped and junk'd

      Got some new wheels in the works. If i get em, they'll be broken down and refurb'd

      I'm shooting for 600+whp

      I will be stepping my game up on this one.

      More to come...i promise this


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      09-24-2010 02:29 AM #13
      Thats one hell of a bump dreadz. I don't even remember posting in this thread
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      09-24-2010 02:34 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by ennui_delphian View Post
      Thats one hell of a bump dreadz. I don't even remember posting in this thread
      I remember mine ... Shortly after my post, I found my old Lego and relived my childhood.

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      09-24-2010 02:42 AM #15
      ^^

      I should've bumped my old VR Coupe build thread and just cont'd from there. I was waiting till the end of the summer to start building...and well...it's the end of the summer My money is stack'd and ready to burn
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      09-24-2010 04:19 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Capt.Dreadz View Post
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      as much as i love you ...we both know that it is and always will be:





      he even has his own money:


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      09-24-2010 05:21 AM #17
      watching this one fella!

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      09-24-2010 10:29 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Capt.Dreadz View Post
      ^^

      I should've bumped my old VR Coupe build thread and just cont'd from there. I was waiting till the end of the summer to start building...and well...it's the end of the summer My money is stack'd and ready to burn
      So I take it I wont be seeing you in MD this weekend?
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      09-24-2010 12:08 PM #20
      Batan's term is up...I'm Obama'ing this one CHANGE. No mo' Canadian Prez

      And no, not going to H2oi It really bothered me that i wan't going but i'm ok now after i got the ok from the Mrs. to get the ball rolling on the project. She felt bad that i couldn't go as she knew how important H2o was to me. I love Mrs.Dreadz

      Oh, i'll be throwing in some progress on the Audi too. I just order Arnott Gen2 airbag setup to replace the leaking stick bags & some new shoes, some paint and a few other thing will be getting done on it.
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      09-24-2010 12:21 PM #21
      i think i missed something...why is the vr coupe getting junked?
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      09-24-2010 02:59 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by deuceofhearts View Post
      i think i missed something...why is the vr coupe getting junked?
      The windshield frame is rusted to schit. I'm gonna start over with a near mint body
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      09-24-2010 03:11 PM #23
      Don't crush it! Make another "deathbox" car

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      09-24-2010 03:21 PM #24
      I wish i could. My plan was to give to my son but i'm gonna build the 4 dr. you see in the first post. Also, i don't like to keep cars that aren't being used.
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      09-24-2010 04:02 PM #25
      for your turbo? c2? Lugtronics? or some other custom ecu? give some spec on the motor and turbo please

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      09-24-2010 07:13 PM #26
      can you adopt me as your son?

    27. 09-26-2010 08:21 PM #27
      Dress new wheels you say? get back to me #28

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    28. 09-26-2010 08:30 PM #28
      And if you want some ST or KW coils call me now I got 4 sets in my car and am driving back to CT
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      09-26-2010 08:31 PM #29
      is it me....or is the ribbed belt on that 12v installed wrong? IE ribs facing the wrong way?
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      09-27-2010 12:28 AM #30
      Double sided.........
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      09-27-2010 12:30 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by chris@fifteen52 View Post
      And if you want some ST or KW coils call me now I got 4 sets in my car and am driving back to CT
      Please IM me...........
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      09-27-2010 01:02 AM #33
      Hahaha, the moment i talk about scrapping, my baby starts running tip top. I've been chasing gremlins for a solid 3 months and it's been one thing after another. Back to 100%, she's puttin' a smile on my face again. I even had to show this kid how to drive a VR. He had a mk3 VR GTI with a crappy exhaust.
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      09-27-2010 02:14 AM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Capt.Dreadz View Post

      I'm shooting for 600+whp
      lol and youll still run 12s.
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      09-27-2010 09:54 AM #35
      I'll be watching this one! Glad to see some updated.
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