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      10-06-2010 04:19 PM #1




      thanks to Pixelmotivmedia for the mini movie of my ride


      WELCOME TO MY THREAD

      I have to say having this car since early June 2010 has been the best move and most fun ive had with an automobile, my Three.8.Werks family, and VW community is full of good people and shows. I have put alot of time, money, research and effort into the car and love how its coming along. This is my thread.. more of a timeline of events to show the progress as she comes along. Enjoy the build

      Current:


      2.5 drive train
      APR carbonio CAI
      Custom Magnaflow/ vibrance performance exhaust set up

      Suspension:
      Airlift V2 management
      Airlift slam series fronts
      Airhouse 2 rears/ dorbitz dcups /Koni Yellows
      1/4" lines
      dual Viair 444C's
      custom art 5 gallon skinny tank/ dual exo mount hanging brackets
      Bag Riders replacement Check Valve

      Interior:
      EURO Fog light switch, silver trimmed
      Passat rare woodgrain wheel
      VR6 4motion CC tiptronic shift knob
      burlnut wood grain trim
      JVC kenwood headunit with bluetooth and phone app link/ DVD compatable
      Enfig encased surrounding with hidden blue tooth set up and USB port
      under seat storage bin
      wide broadway rearview mirror
      Jetta monster mats (wintermode)

      Exterior:
      Magnaflow double wall 3" rolled exhaust tips
      Votex front lip
      GLI side skirts
      GLI rear with reflector valence
      Color matched side markers
      slatted fog grilles
      Wolfsburg grille with chrome slat conversion
      custom Plate mount

      Lighting:
      HID drop in on BI xenon housing setup
      5000 hue Nokya fog lights
      Rear Jetta EURO Led tails with clear reverse fog

      Wheels/Tires:
      -SUMMER-
      DP Motorsport AMP (Custom built and full Polished)
      5x114.3, 66.2 CB
      17x8.5 et 38 Front / 17x9.5 et 21 Rear
      205 45 17 Bridgestone Potenza

      -WINTER-
      White 17x7 Classix
      Bridgestone Blizzaks
      20mm rear spacers

      Miscellaneous:
      Frame notch
      Multiple PDR and Body and Paint work done

      Milage:
      58k

      Three.8.Werks Ferdinand's Crew
      Last edited by AKdub914; 04-17-2014 at 12:18 PM.
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      02-26-2011 03:52 PM #2
      when i got her the first mod i did was swap the chrome girlle for a black wolfsburgh, took off the jetta badges and some blue hue HIDs for the headlights

      updated, color matched markers, test

      fitted the reiger wing. im sittin on these stock mugellos (however you spell it) but i have these shined up the rs4's to put on soon. right now the rears are spaced 10mm but i didnt get to take new pix. more coming soon!
      Last edited by AKdub914; 03-18-2014 at 12:15 PM.
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      02-26-2011 03:56 PM #3
      Weathers breakin, gonna have to wash n wax the s**t out of it soon n put these wheels on!
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      02-26-2011 03:59 PM #4
      In.

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      03-03-2011 11:28 AM #5
      my tease. test fitted the shoes n i like how they feel. but its back to stockers till ny decides to fix these streets
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      03-04-2011 04:51 PM #6
      Looking good with the rs4's

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      03-04-2011 05:35 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by VDUBRACER187 View Post
      Looking good with the rs4's

      Thanks for lookin out man!
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      03-04-2011 07:56 PM #8
      Did you get an OEM set chromed or are those reps? I'm assuming reps since a set is so cheap. I don't dig chrome, but those are ok
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      Is that like buying a pant at the Gap? You must be the person to go to when I'm looking for a scissor.

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      03-04-2011 07:59 PM #9
      yea reps, got a nice deal on em with tires, flipped a pair of wheels i had on sale used the money from that, liked um and they fit perfect. i wasnt seein oem ones in the size that i wanted, i cant wait for the weather to break so i can keep um on. thanks for the luv
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      03-04-2011 08:22 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by AKdub914 View Post
      my tease. test fitted the shoes n i like how they feel. but its back to stockers till ny decides to fix these streets

      I just blew a load on my pc screen.... The car looks HAWT!!!!!
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      03-04-2011 09:53 PM #11
      cars is looking good. I'm taking the tint plunge my self. 35% all around classy. 914 I remember when i was 914 area code. then it changed now im 845. god i feel old.

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      03-04-2011 10:05 PM #12
      lookin good fellow nyer

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      03-04-2011 10:06 PM #13
      Thanksguys, 845 thats acros the bridge right? Rockland im guessing or upstate more?
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      03-04-2011 10:25 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by AKdub914 View Post
      Thanksguys, 845 thats acros the bridge right? Rockland im guessing or upstate more?
      a little further. ulster, and dutchess county.

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      05-02-2011 08:23 PM #18
      nah no close.... i respect your sillyness tho. quick update. i ordered a magnaflow catback with 2.5" piping along with a vibrant quiet flow resonator so i can get a nice tone. nothing too loud and obnoxious, my goal is sound but to keep the drone down. i still have to find some tips that sit nice on the muffler and in the valence because im not liking the ones that come on it. i mounted the wheels for the summer and even tho im poking like a fat persons belly, miraculously i get no rub! even with people in the car. it works! i have a set of fogs on the way and euro fog covers that i have to modify and get painted to fit my bumper along with a reiger rear window spoiler that i have to get painted and im debating on mounting aswell.





      i plan on getting some rear camber when i go to get the exhaust put in, just for looks and to tuck the back alittle.

      once again pardon the iphone4 shots... i promise better pix soon as i can steal my girls rebel
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      05-02-2011 08:26 PM #19
      at the car wash... lol the guy was scared to drive it out

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      05-02-2011 08:56 PM #20
      Looks good. nice and classy with those shined up RS4 wheels. You took pretty much the exact same steps i did with my car (i had those wheels as well).

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      05-03-2011 07:11 AM #21
      Thanks ABA im doing what i can on a budget. I like the rs4s... They fit to my liking and give my car that aggressive look i wanted with that wide n low stance. Theyre just kind of heavy but it makes me drive more cautious you know
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      05-03-2011 07:14 AM #22
      Progress...this came in this morning! Im waiting on my res and then its a trip to phantom
      Auto werkz in elmsford!



      2.5" piping magnaflow cat back. Tips from previous owner but i may swap them out
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      05-03-2011 10:53 AM #23
      Nice!!! Progress... Last time i saw here was in dead mid winter...


      When u get a chance shoot me a pm

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      05-04-2011 07:23 AM #24
      Just checked, im due for NYS inspection this month. Ill be getting that done before i get the exhaust put on just to be safe! On a lighter note i recieved these in the mail today:


      Fixed pic

      Hella halogen foggies. Just have to get the wiring harness and relay next
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      05-11-2011 08:58 AM #25
      Updates:
      My resonator came in. Vibrant quiet flow:

      To go with this:

      On her:
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      05-12-2011 09:34 AM #26
      Passed inspection.. Off to the exhaust shop.


      Heres what im replacing..
      Resonator:

      And last muffler:

      An under car pic for you guys since i could never find a good one:


      The guys at the shop remembered me from my hoop'd days and were going to bump me ahead of all the other cars. I didnt wanna be rude so i schedualed an appointment for saturday. Cant wait!
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      05-17-2011 04:13 PM #27
      Custom magnaflow/ vibrant performance exhaust set up... sounds deep in person...pardon the iphone vid



      next... tips maybe

      EDITED:
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...7565-2.5-sound
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      05-18-2011 03:48 AM #28
      sounds great man. good job.

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      05-18-2011 01:42 PM #29
      Thanks man.. Im slowly progressing. I have to make it out to some shows soon
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      05-18-2011 02:09 PM #30
      you lowered it with springs, or coilovers? How much change in ride characteristics?

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      05-18-2011 02:21 PM #31
      Im on neuspeeds although most will recommend coilovers for adjustable hieght. I just wanted subtle drop just to get rid of the wheel gap. Having lowered it i have to drive a little more cautiously, certain speed bumps and driveway entrances are bigger than most. I havent noticed a change in any bouncyness but it handles courners a little better. With the wheels i can still get 4 people in with no prob but since im poking alittle i have to take it eaven more easy
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      05-18-2011 03:20 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by AKdub914 View Post
      Thanks man.. Im slowly progressing. I have to make it out to some shows soon
      Come out to eurothon june 5th i believe
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      05-18-2011 03:58 PM #33
      saw it on the other thread.

      good my friend.

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      05-19-2011 12:28 AM #34
      @ Aris I think im gonna have to try n make that. Gotta try n take off werk

      And thanks greyt, i see your putting in massive werk!
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    35. 05-19-2011 01:28 AM #35
      cars lookin good, exhaust sounds great

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