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    1. Member Zach!'s Avatar
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      SF Bay Area
      2005 1.8t GLI+ // V8 Touareg T1
      11-20-2010 09:52 PM #1
      I've moved the build here:

      Build Part II

      Welcome to the OEM+ GLI Build

      19 y/o
      Santa Clara University Business Student
      Yogurt Swirler and Carpenter's Apprentice and Part Sales@HardParkerGarage
      SF Bay Area

      Index Below!

      2005 Jetta GLI
      1.8t AWP Engine with a 09A Tiptronic Transmission
      Black Magic Pearl
      ~103,000 miles


      OEM .:R32 Steering Wheel
      OEM Climatronic Swap
      CheckTemp II
      GTI Dash Board Swap (Shaved Airbag Door)
      New South Boost Gauge in 42DD A-Pillar Pod
      COGA-PA Public Adress and Musical Horn
      C-Pillar Brace with Camera Mount
      Hardwood Flooring in Trunk
      Audi TT Automatic Leather Shift Knob
      OEM MFD Version D Navigaiton
      -Aux-Input Harness
      OEM .:R-Line Floormats
      OEM Seat Arosa Headlight Switch W/ Rear Fog
      Custom Brushed Aluminum B-Pillar Seat Belt Sliders

      18 x 8.5 BBS RSIIs et38
      -5x120 Bolt Pattern
      -Full Polished Stainless Steel Lips
      -Gold Centers
      -Titanium Finished Assembly Bolts
      42DD 15mm Adapters Front, Final ET: 23
      25mm Adapters Rear, Final ET: 13

      KW Variant 1 Coilovers
      26mm H&R Front Sway Bar
      28mm H&R Rear Sway Bar
      ECS Urethane Rear Coil Spring Isolators
      Audi TT Spindles
      Audi TT Control Arms (-1.9* Front Camber)
      --Polyflex Front Position Bushings
      --OEM High Density Rear Position Bushings
      Audi TT Ball Joints
      Moog Tie Rod Ends w/ Grease Nipple
      OEM Polo Strut Mounts and Bearings with Chromed Caps
      SPC Camber Shims (-1.5* per side, for a final of -3.2*)
      SPC Toe Shims (-.5 per side, for camber correction)
      ECS Tuning Rear Beam Centering Plates


      Painted with G2 USA Paint Kit

      .:R32 Front Brakes
      -OEM 13.1" Rotors
      -Akebono Euro Ceramic Pads

      Zimmerman Cross Drilled and Slotted Rotors
      Akebono Euro Ceramic Pads

      APR Stage 1 Tune
      -Stock, Valet, 91, and 100 Octane Tunes
      -TBA and Fault Code Erase
      -Security Lock-Out
      2.0T Ignition Upgrade
      -Red Top Coil Packs
      -IE Raw Finish Adapter Plates
      -NGK Iridium Plugs (.4" Gap)
      Polished Intake Manifold
      Polished Alternator
      Polished Valve Cover
      Polished Throttle Body
      Polished Fuel Rail
      Custom "By Savko" Dipstick w/ R32 Tube
      Custom "By Savko" Oil Cap
      NewSouth Power Gasket
      Short Air Intake
      OEM Downpipe into stock piping with Flowmaster 40 Series Muffler
      Fuel Rail Wire Tuck
      EVAP/N249/N112 Deleted
      Secondary Air Injection Delete w/ Integrated Engineering Block-Off Plate
      PostReleased OEM-Style Resistors for All Deletes
      034 Silicon PCV Breather Hose Set
      Forge Turbo Inlet Pipe

      Helix OEM HID Replica Headlights
      -6K HID Projectors
      -H7 Sylvania High Beams
      -BA9 Blinker Bulbs
      -White LED City Lights
      Slightly Tinted GLI Tails
      OEM Shark-Fin Antenna
      Red Rear Tow Hook
      .:R32 Aero Wipers
      FixMyVW Key-Fob Gas Door Popper
      OEM Euro Rub Strip With Euro Cut Out and No Side Markers
      OEM Passenger and Driverside Stubby Mirrors

      Now onto some pictures:

      Please give me any input, ideas, questions, whatever you wants!


      Page 1: Into + Compression Test
      Page 2: Inner Axle Joint Rebuild + Wiring Work + MAF and TB Clean + PhatNoise
      Page 3: Huge Parts Ordering
      Page 4: Miscellaneous
      Page 5: Christmas GTG Cruise + 034 Strut Mounts and Coil Cover + Gary's Jetta + 10mm Front Spacers + Lip Skid Plates
      Page 6: Axle Rebuilding
      Page 7: Alignment + Painting Brakes
      Page 8: Blue Mirror Glass and TT Shifter Ordered
      Page 9: Random Shoot at House
      Page 10: Miscellaneous
      Page 11: Installed TT Shifter + Random Shoot at Adrians
      Page 12: Cut Out OEM Sway + Reinstalled Engine Cover + Polished Lights + Repaired Bumper Clips
      Page 13: Random Garage Shoot + 4Motion lip + BBS EI Caps
      Page 14: Water Pump Failure + Ordered Control Arm and Strut Mount Rebuild Kit + Timing Belt Change
      Page 15: Passenger Side Motor Mount Replaced + Car Goes to Streetwerkes + Mike's GTI + Front Sway Bar and New Coils Ordered + 240D Shoot
      Page 16: Fighting with ECS + Ordering Full New FK Streetline Kit
      Page 17: Mike's Car w/ Wheels + Rolling Luis' Fenders + Car on Stock Wheels
      Page 18: Huge Order Arrived (Sway Bar and Coils) + RCs Dismounted + RC Refinishing Begins + Car at Streetwerkes
      Page 19: Axle Issues at Streetwerke + 3k Fogs in OEM Headlights + Tire Bubble + TT Work and Pics
      Page 20: Painted Intake and Removed Battery Box + Hit and Run
      Page 21: Ordered Euro Front Rub + Intake Clean + New Tool
      Page 22: Wheels at Wheel Techniques for Refinishing + BBS Valve Caps + TT Spindles Ordered + Race Fuel + RCs Refinished
      Page 23: Finished RC Shots
      Page 24: TT Spindles Arrive + TT Spindle Install + EuroSwitch LED Mod + New DP Nuts
      Page 25: TT Spindle Issues + Camber Plates + Detail Day + Quarter Repair Begins
      Page 26: Helix Headlights + OEM Lexan Shields + Camber Plate Cleaning + Camber Plate Install
      Page 27: Ian's TT + Ball Joint Plans + Modded Ball Joint + Exhaust Hangers + RCs Mounted Pictures
      Page 28: Strut Nut Tool Purchased + Daly City Shoot + Back to OEM DownPipe
      Page 29: RC Meets Curb
      Page 30: Headlight Wiring Mod + Euro Rub In
      Page 31: Mazda Wash + Quarter Panel Primering + OEM Navi Arrives + Ordered Clear
      Page 32: Primered Mirror Cap + Navi Install Attempt 1
      Page 33: Primer Life
      Page 34: Painting Mirror, Quarter, and Rub Strip
      Page 35: New CAI Filter + Painted Rub On
      Page 36: Brake Booster Simplification + Broken Coolant Junction
      Page 37: Miscellaneous
      Page 38: Calvin's Mazda Spoiler and Shoot + Navi Working + Wisdom Teeth
      Page 39: Calvin Being a Whore
      Page 40: Cluster Planning + Porsche Brake and Other Item Order + Stubby Mirror Order + KufaTec Navi Harness
      Page 41: APR Trial + Aaron's R32
      Page 42: Cluster Modding
      Page 43: Porsche Brake Idea
      Page 44: Car in Storage for School + RLine Mats
      Page 45: Miscellaneous
      Page 46: Climatronic Swap Ordered + Seat Switch Ordered + Chrome Edge Grill Idea
      Page 47: Exhaust Hanger and Shock Mounts Ordered + Climatronic Parts Arrive
      Page 48: Original KW Set Cleaning + Climatronic Pics + Paint + Camber Plate Bearings + Exhaust Mounts Arrive
      Page 49: Clear Side Markers + Seat Switch + R-Line Mats Installed + GLI Lip Back On + Personal Plate Ordered
      Page 50: OEM Trim Removal Tools
      Page 51: Miscellaneous
      Page 52: Building Driverside Stubby + Install
      Page 53: Terminal Removal Kit Ordered
      Page 54: Brandon's Car + Kufatec Navi Harness + Exhaust Hangers + H&R Endlink Broken + Smog + Sister's Car Brake Pads
      Page 55: Mikado Garage Door Opener + Random Gas Station Shoot
      Page 56: Mike's Cluster Swap + R32 Front Brakes Obtained + Mikado Garage Door Opener Installed + Camber Plate Bearings
      Page 57: Miscellaneous
      Page 58: Miscellaneous
      Page 59: Ordered H&R Sway Bar Links + Random Pictures
      Page 60: Miscellaneous
      Page 61: Oakland Cruise and Meet + H&R Sway Bar Links Replaced + Remove OEM Lower Rear Spring Pad + Cleaned R32 Brakes + Clima Sun Sensor Install
      Page 62: NEW KWS!!!
      Page 63: Unboxing Climatronic Harness + Unboxing KWs + Bay Bridge Shoot
      Page 64: KW Install + Axle Boot Repairs + Removed Strut Brace
      Page 65: R32 Front Brake Install
      Page 66: LED City Lights + MoCool + Four Rings GTG
      Page 67: Christmas Cruise + TT Arms Ordered
      Page 68: Miscellaneous
      Page 69: TT Control Arm Bushings Ordered + Climatronic Swap Start
      Page 70: Climatronic Swap Concluson + Rob Farry Shoot + GTI Dash + TT Arms Arived + Poly TT Arms Ordered + Custom Plate Installed
      Page 71: Climatronic Swap Finished
      Page 72: A/C Valve Repair + TT Bushings Arrive
      Page 73: Polished Bay Parts from Kevin@ EI + Painting Brakes with G2 Red + Power Gasket + Alternator Failure
      Page 74: Valentine V1 Ordered (Turned out to be faulty)
      Page 75: Stubby Mirros Painted by Ian + IE Beam Plates Rejected
      Page 76: Silicon Coupler (Didn't Fit) + Power Steering Sensor Replaced
      Page 77: Stubbies Painted and Cleared
      Page 78: Miscellaneous
      Page 79: Miscellaneous + Birthday
      Page 80: Miscellaenous
      Page 81: Replacement Interior Trim
      Page 82: Considering LM Reps or MAEs
      Page 83: Beauty Shots of Ian's Wheels
      Page 84: Brushed Aluminum Boost Gauge Surround Ordered
      Page 85: Axle Joint Replacement Arrives + Auto Trans Fluid + Matigg Trunk Blend +
      Page 86: Stubbies Cleared More
      Page 87: Miscellaneous
      Page 88: Stubbies Painted and Installed + Hella4 Monterey Cruise + Polo Strut Mount Talk
      Page 89: Strut Mount Pics from Ian + Bay Shot
      Page 90: VF End Links Ordered (Never Shipped)
      Page 91: 2.0T Ignition Upgrade Ordered + SAI Block Off Plate + Injector O-Rings
      Page 92: TT Arm Bushing Removal + Miscellaneous
      Page 93: Extra GLI Badges Arrive + 2.0T Ignition Parts Arrive + Trunk Blend Arrives + Shots of IDWurk's Jetta
      Page 94: Passenger Bay Wiring Cleaned Up + 2.0T Ignition Installed + Trunk Blend Test Fit + Hood Bra On + Headlight Trim Added + Relay Box Deleted + Nues Bought! + Paper Clip Lip Holder
      Page 95: Nues Picked Up by Ian + TT Arms Stripped Down
      Page 96: Wheel Fitment Discussion
      Page 97: Miscellaneous
      Page 98: Miscellaneous
      Page 99: Hype
      Page 100: Nue Pics!!! + Rear Brake Pads Arrive
      Page 101: Dalmations
      Page 102: Miscellaneous
      Page 103: Grand Axle Realization + Ordering Joint Kit
      Page 104: 32G Promo Material + Plate LEDs Ordered + Short Ram Intake
      Page 105: Nues Dismounted + TT Arms Sand Blasted + TT Arms Painted and Bushings Added
      Page 106: Plate LEDs Arrive + Ball Joint Nuts Ordered
      Page 107: 225/40/18s Arrived + CV Joint and Grease Ordered
      Page 108: Intake Arrives + Miscellaneous
      Page 109: EVAP Delete + Nue Test Fit + Trans Skid Plate Clean-Up + Bay Shots + Intake Painted + Adrian's Accident
      Page 110: Coolant and Junction Arrive
      Page 111: SAI, N249, N112 Delete + Trade for CHs and Nues to Mike
      Page 112: Stud Conversion
      Page 113: Hood Latch Repair + Fuel Rail Wire Tuck + Injector O-Rings + TT Arm, Polo Mount, Axle Rebuild, and Alignment Epic Work Day
      Page 114: RCs Sold
      Page 115: Emissions Resistors Ordered
      Page 116: APR Tuned!
      Page 117: Trunk Blend Work + Park GTG
      Page 118: Trunk Blend Details
      Page 119: Random Warehouse and Wash Pictures
      Page 120: Hoodless Photo Shoot + Lots of Planning
      Page 121: TIP Clean-Up + Catch Can + Hoodless Shoot Final Edits
      Page 122: Planning + 034 Silicon Hose Kit + Billet Dipstick Tube
      Page 123: PCV Kit and Dipstick Install + Alignment Concerns + EuroWerks Ticket Booked
      Page 124: Blanking Plugs Arrive from UK + Adrian's OEM HIDs + TIP Install
      Page 125: Climatronic Wiring Info + Treasure Island Pics + Camber Shims Ordered
      Page 126: Rear Camber Shim Install + Pictures
      Page 127: Nues Back On + Giant Wrench Day + Index Started + List of Build I Follow
      Page 128: Rain Tray Treated + Ghetto Short Ram Intake
      Page 129: More Nue Shots + Trunk Pic + Back on CHs
      Page 130: Front Plate Ticket + Battery Terminal ABS Issue + GoMiniGo Plate Bracket + 100,000 Mile Oil Change + Audi RS4 Reps On
      Page 131: Travy's Car + StanceWars + Misc.
      Page 132: New Wheel Hype + German Parts Hype + Electrical Fire + FCM Wiring
      Page 133: Axle Clamps + Special Axle Greasing Solution + Axle Repair + Toe Shims + Temp Wheels + Interior Items
      Page 134: Teasing + Misc.
      Page 135: Wheel Teasers + Stud Conversion Removal + RSII Reveal
      Page 136: RSIIs Mounted + Tie Rod Ends + Alignment at Caleb's Shop + Treasure Island Shots
      Page 137: Bought R Wheel + Split RSIIs + Blasted to Raw + Suit and Car Shots + Wheel Paint Purchased
      Page 138: More Wheel Stripping + Disassembly + ECS Beam Plates + Wheel Teasing
      Page 139: Wheel Reveal + Chit Chat
      Page 140: SoCal Trip + Shop BBQ + WaterWerks + Crafted Fitment + R Wheel Install + New Driverside Door Trim + Misc Interior Shots
      Page 141: Chit Chat + Photos with the BADubs Guys + Random Pics
      Last edited by Zach!; 10-11-2012 at 02:28 PM.

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      10-03-2011 08:55 PM #4
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      03-03-2012 03:46 PM #5
      Love this car. I want my nav to fit flush and nice like that.

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      11-20-2010 09:55 PM #6
      It looks super clean

      At this stage, I would start shaving things up, that's all I could think of
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      11-20-2010 10:02 PM #7
      Nice ride for 17!

    8. Member Zach!'s Avatar
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      11-20-2010 10:03 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by engineman98 View Post
      Nice ride for 17!
      Hey who needs a savings account anyway But seriously, I am so lucky to have such a great car, lots of work and saving

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      02-28-2011 09:46 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by engineman98 View Post
      Nice ride for 17!
      he's 18

    10. Member Zach!'s Avatar
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      02-28-2011 09:49 AM #10
      I was 17 when he posted that

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      02-28-2011 01:23 PM #11
      does a 3" dp into the 2" stock pipe do much? i want to upgrade my exhaust but 1. i can't stand the noise and 2. am currently having a dilemma with going with ebay exhaust and intercooler and other stuff or good name brands.
      I too am 18 so money is also an issue.

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      11-20-2010 10:05 PM #12
      What are your streetlines set up right now? Thread wise?

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      11-20-2010 11:10 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by bobbyk94 View Post
      What are your streetlines set up right now? Thread wise?
      Not sure, i'll count for you next time

    14. Member Zach!'s Avatar
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      11-20-2010 11:15 PM #14
      Doing now:

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      11-20-2010 11:17 PM #15
      Clean, very clean

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      08-01-2011 03:38 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by kilimats View Post
      It looks super clean

      At this stage, I would start shaving things up, that's all I could think of
      Nair ftw
      2001 Jetta WE 1.8T, K03s, Forge DV, Intake:1991 2.0L 16V GTi, 50mm Intake Manifold, AC Delete, TT Header/Exhaust, Shaved 1.8L Head, LSD, K&N, H&R Springs, Neuspeed Sway Bars:1984 GTi, 1.8L Block Boared 1mm, 1mm OS 10:1CR TT Pistons, 2mm OS Skinny Valves, TT Heavy Valve Springs, TT 306 Race Cam, Port &Polished & Shaved Head, TT Header/Exhaust, LSD, OS Radiator, K&N, 4K Tranny, H&R Springs, TT Sway Bars

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      11-21-2010 01:38 AM #17
      So so clean. Looks good rolling
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      11-21-2010 01:53 AM #18
      lucky ass, 17 with a GLI, your car is super clean and OEM+ is the only way to go

      can you detail my car, please and thank you

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      11-21-2010 02:19 AM #19
      Very nice build on a budget. Wish i could have had something like that at 17. Im 21 and my GTI isnt even that nice. :hide:
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      Many are bagged so they don't actually ride around at that height. For the statics, their balls are so big it weighs down their car.
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      11-21-2010 08:22 AM #21
      are you even old enough to shave?

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      11-21-2010 08:37 AM #22
      get a hi flow cat

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