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    1. Member graphix3's Avatar
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      04-14-2011 11:55 PM #36
      Currently how she sits. Totaled my mk4 jetta, sold the the Keskins b/c they wouldnt look good w/o a nice suspension set up. From that I put half of it into savings and spent the other half on h&r sport cup kit. Rides much better than my previous set of coils that were on the jetta and my wife doesn't complain Also added a votex front valance, and rear votex w/ diffuser. Waiting for the mounting tape to be back in stock at ECS so I can install the rear spoiler from ECS. LOVE those clearance sales

      Bought the car with the "Will not mod until paid off" agreement with the wife Needless to say that did not happen

      I would love to throw an airlift kit and a set of amg Aero II's on it but just don't have the funds right now. That and we are saving up for her next car or suv (hopefully VW )

      Anyway on with the pics


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      04-15-2011 12:32 AM #37
      Damn near every mod on my car has been purchased on a budget, from H&R Super Sport springs to sprayed r32 style tails. After just over 2 years, she's right where I wanted when I started out. I am about 18 months from paying 'er off. MKVIs are starting to look not so ugly anymore...getting the itch for a new car/bored with(finished) modding on the current GTI. I just hope that the next person will get as much enjoyment out of my car as I had.

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      04-15-2011 01:04 AM #38
      I'm currently a student also taking 18 credits, I got financial aid and pulled out student loans had to pull a little extra out for the car Going to work during the summer and plan on getting some 19"s, and GLI side skirts and rear valance and a rep votex lip. I decided i'm only going to go with looks and suspension, since i have a 2.5L and will cost alot of money to make it fast. Well here it is so far.






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      04-15-2011 03:10 AM #39
      I just got married and I'm helping my wife pay her school, I work part-time and I don't put any money into the mkv anymore. If I have money now-a-days it goes into my Mk2 VRT.


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      04-15-2011 08:00 AM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by inspectahpete023 View Post
      I'm currently a student also taking 18 credits, I got financial aid and pulled out student loans had to pull a little extra out for the car
      A federal loan at 6% is not a good way to mod your car on a budget..now youll be paying for those car parts for 120 months...

    7. 04-15-2011 10:50 AM #42

      Champagne taste on a Coors Light budget.

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      04-15-2011 11:07 AM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by PatientlyWaiting View Post

      Champagne taste on a Coors Light budget.

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      04-15-2011 12:45 PM #44
      Family Budget (Married with 2 dogs and a house.)
      Mods are more cosmetics (wheels, Coils), HID fogs and Audio Setup (JL audio 2piece up front. BA 4 way amp, RF P300.1, Audiobahn 8" DVC Subwoofer, etc etc....)
      Car is quick enough for what I need it for so the Rest of my Money goes to making the wifey happy.

      Current Set-up
      jan night shots (1 of 1)-5
      jan night shots (1 of 1)-7
      Tried 19's
      VW 1st friday (1 of 1)-15
      Prevous
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      04-15-2011 04:09 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by KyleCrish View Post
      still going to school, but working full time. slowly coming together. owned it for 2 years now.

      Looks pretty nice! I love those wheels!

      Which brand are your LED license plate lights? And are these just the bulb or the whole thing!

      In advance thank you very much!

      Beto

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      04-15-2011 04:19 PM #46
      Quote Originally Posted by BETOGLI View Post
      Looks pretty nice! I love those wheels!

      Which brand are your LED license plate lights? And are these just the bulb or the whole thing!

      In advance thank you very much!

      Beto
      they are ziza. and they are suuuper bright.

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      04-15-2011 04:43 PM #47


      poor man stance! part time student, full time worker!

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      04-15-2011 04:49 PM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by xstayposix View Post
      I'm a Mom who works as a Stable Manager and a freelance Makeup Artist so funds are tight. But I think I've done a great job with what I have to work with.

      Lovin' the plates lol
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      We don't want to see pictures of your poverty Jetta in this thread. Why is it so hard to understand?

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      04-15-2011 05:08 PM #49
      college budget

      wheels were like 700
      tires were 420
      lip was like 100
      sideskirts were 75
      di-noc grill - 20bucks
      chinese LEDs 175 (free to me xmas gift)
      ksports ~800 (free to me... xmas gift)

      imma cheapskate.... lol finally started making decent $$$ and dumb bi*** hit me LOLOLOL

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    15. 04-15-2011 05:11 PM #50
      Ill bite. I am a full time student, work full time and own my own house so budget is a real concern for me.
      Winter set up-




      And summer, still on stock wheels.


      Right now, most mods are internal. Hotchkis adjustable rear sway bar, Eibach Pro Kits, APR Stage 1 and a few other odds and ends.
      This summer I want to get my short shift kit, boost guage, and front sway bar. If i get the right deal a 3" down pipe and I have the rest of the stuff to build my own 3" exhaust.
      Next spring I plan on getting a set of RML snowflakes for show and street and a set of R compounds for my stock wheels on the track unless I find something wider cheap.

      Quick edit, I have an Oettinger front bumper I got on craigslist cheap. If i get a winter beater this year I will park the car and have it painted and ready for spring. I gotta find different sides and rear for it first though.
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      04-15-2011 05:15 PM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by fastGTI4u View Post
      Family Budget (Married with 2 dogs and a house.)
      Mods are more cosmetics (wheels, Coils), HID fogs and Audio Setup (JL audio 2piece up front. BA 4 way amp, RF P300.1, Audiobahn 8" DVC Subwoofer, etc etc....)
      Car is quick enough for what I need it for so the Rest of my Money goes to making the wifey happy.

      Current Set-up
      jan night shots (1 of 1)-5
      jan night shots (1 of 1)-7
      Tried 19's
      VW 1st friday (1 of 1)-15
      Prevous
      _MG_7846

      family budget? what the **** kinda bull**** is that? You were on LM's. That **** aint budget! Family only makes you more rich anyway! shiiieet.

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      04-15-2011 05:19 PM #52
      Hi everyone! I'm Fede from Argentina and this is my first post and this is my mom's Jetta, which she doesn't use much, so I do. The Jetta does not have a lot of mods for many reasons, first of all my budget , second one that here there aren't many aftermarket parts available, and the ones that are, are sooo expensive as they are brought from USA or Europe. Third, the Jetta is quite an expensive car in this side of the earth (starting at 31k US dollars) which you don't want to brake or make any mistakes with.
      Anyway, here are some (crappy) pics:





      The car's got sports springs. I can´t go lower as the streets here suck.
      Quite dark tinted windows, that aren't illegal around here.
      6000K xenon in low beam and fogs, aren't illegal either.
      2din Pioneer DVD receiver, amp and sub. Those are the main mods


      Sorry for bad english!

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      04-15-2011 05:24 PM #53
      Lemme see if i can play. My jetta on rs4s
      And a few iphone hdr pics lol budget bawllin right?!
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      04-15-2011 10:22 PM #54
      lol, most cars are built on budget. with this economy... there is no other way

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      04-15-2011 10:57 PM #55
      [IMG]car2[/IMG]
      [IMG]car3[/IMG]

      im on the ''father of 2" budget
      vogtland coils and a p-flow intake
      work in progress i guess

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      04-15-2011 11:02 PM #56
      Quote Originally Posted by KyleCrish View Post

      Are you running rear spacers? Looks great! I just picked up a clean set of these today
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      04-16-2011 12:47 AM #58
      Quote Originally Posted by sebasEuRo View Post
      Are you running rear spacers? Looks great! I just picked up a clean set of these today
      thanks man, yeah i have 5mm spacers on the rear. looking to swap them up front and put 10's in the rear.

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      04-16-2011 03:16 AM #59
      I saw your R on Santee Drive on Thursday! I guess that you're just visiting...

      'Twas nice to see two mk5 Golfs at one home... Wish that more people would appreciate European cars rather than buyin' Korean and Japanese econobox dorkmobiles.
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      04-16-2011 11:51 AM #60
      Owe 80k in school loans at 900$ a month payments, full time diesel tech for ford, this is where my spare cash goes and what makes me broke





      My mk5 and mk2 out front


      And my 8380 ad


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      04-16-2011 04:10 PM #61
      those two rides are sick man
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      04-16-2011 09:13 PM #62
      Quote Originally Posted by fastGTI4u View Post
      Family Budget (Married with 2 dogs and a house.)
      Mods are more cosmetics (wheels, Coils), HID fogs and Audio Setup (JL audio 2piece up front. BA 4 way amp, RF P300.1, Audiobahn 8" DVC Subwoofer, etc etc....)
      Car is quick enough for what I need it for so the Rest of my Money goes to making the wifey happy.

      Current Set-up
      jan night shots (1 of 1)-5
      jan night shots (1 of 1)-7
      Tried 19's
      VW 1st friday (1 of 1)-15
      Prevous
      _MG_7846
      Quote Originally Posted by ABAcabby View Post
      family budget? what the **** kinda bull**** is that? You were on LM's. That **** aint budget! Family only makes you more rich anyway! shiiieet.
      You Mad!! Seriously look closer and you will see that yes I am on a budget.
      Btw I like how your car is looking.

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      04-16-2011 09:34 PM #63
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      Omega
      I Love dropped mkv on steels. Im seriously thinking of buying a set and having summer tires on those and putting snow tires on my oem vision Vs. DC has been getting some pretty nasty snow storms lately.
      When i was in NYC, i was eating at a restaurant with my friend when Bill Murray passed by, took a french fry from our basket, dipped it in ketchup, ate it and said:"No ones ever going to believe you" before walking out.

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      04-17-2011 04:36 PM #64
      Quote Originally Posted by KyleCrish View Post
      thanks man, yeah i have 5mm spacers on the rear. looking to swap them up front and put 10's in the rear.
      I see, I thought you did, I had them on also and I took them off because I didn't want to be scraping everywhere
      Mine:


      Last edited by sebasEuRo; 04-19-2011 at 02:07 AM.
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      04-17-2011 04:57 PM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by sebasEuRo View Post
      I see, I thought you did, I had them on also and I took them off because I didn't want to be scraping everywhere
      Mine:
      das nicee, i see tinted ambers!!!
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      04-18-2011 04:16 AM #66
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      def a fan of the saw blades

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      04-18-2011 11:32 AM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by AKdub914 View Post
      das nicee, i see tinted ambers!!!
      heh thanks, yes I run tinted ambers even though I've spent $50 on Ziza LED city lights and only used them for 1 day until I switched to Amber
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      04-18-2011 01:26 PM #69
      Quote Originally Posted by fastGTI4u View Post
      You Mad!! Seriously look closer and you will see that yes I am on a budget.
      Btw I like how your car is looking.
      it's just the jealousy talking

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      04-18-2011 02:25 PM #70
      Quote Originally Posted by KyleCrish View Post
      ( . Y . ) boost gets you boobies naaaa'meaan

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