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    1. Member Dion's Avatar
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      05-13-2011 05:06 PM #36
      I kept going through compressors on these Hella-brand air horn kits, probably went through 3 or 4 in total. Picked up the newest version from Griot's Garage and am hoping for the best - at least they offer a product guarantee.



      The Hella horn kit needed a custom bracket that I attached to the factory horn bracket, and looked like chit. Very happy that this new version is much simpler and attaches nicely to the factory horn location.

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      11-14-2011 08:01 PM #37
      Been a while... But like I said before, slooow progress!

      The wife and I made a quick visit to our local dealer to pick up a new set of chrome VW badges to replace the smoked emblems we had been running for a while. (Anyone wanna buy 'em?) The "empty hole" look is now finally gone and we'll run this way until we can (eventually) go badgeless the right way...



      We also made a stop at our local Discount Tire store to pick up a set of Bridgestone Blizzak LM60 tires since both our cars will see road time in snow this year. We then picked up a set of Hartmann Euromesh 4 wheels to wrap them around so we don't risk trashing our mint set of BBS RC wheels we've had laying around for it. It was also nice to know we were the first Volkswagen to run the 5x100 Euromesh 4. H&R DR-series 5mm and 15mm spacers were also added to get the fit just where I wanted it.



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      11-14-2011 08:10 PM #38
      4 door nice car, not a fan of the black side markers go clear and shave the one on the rub
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      11-14-2011 08:59 PM #39
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      11-14-2011 10:07 PM #40
      Excited about this

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      11-15-2011 02:32 AM #41
      hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm now i know who took my user'NAME'

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      11-15-2011 02:09 PM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by christanand View Post
      hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm now i know who took my user'NAME'


      Quote Originally Posted by Hakkalugi View Post
      not a fan of the black side markers go clear and shave the one on the rub
      Will likely put the stock clear turns back in, but not until after that front bumper (which will have the markers shaved) is on. We will both just have to live with it for now.
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      05-29-2012 06:58 PM #43
      Tackled two things on the "To Do" list these last couple of weeks so it's time for a small update.

      * cracked windshield replaced with another piece of fresh, OE glass and tinted 50%
      * sourced some bikes and rack accessories to put these bars to good use!



      I'll try and get better pictures of the windshield (the tint is really subtle) on the Golf but you can click here to see what it looks like on our CC which was done at the same time. Very pleased with the results and difficult to "notice" unless you're staring at it for a while.

      Brakes are next. We've been running the same OE rotors/pads since we bought this (in '05?) and now that we're due it's time to think about an upgrade. A 328mm ST40 StopTech BBK with black calipers is on the shelf ready to be installed. Will update you guys next when we're all done with that.
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      05-29-2012 08:00 PM #45
      fellow CW 4 door
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      05-29-2012 08:36 PM #46
      Inspiration for my four door

      What's the mileage so far?

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      05-30-2012 01:55 PM #47
      Just rolled past 109K this weekend.

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      fellow CW 4 door


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      05-30-2012 02:19 PM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by Travy View Post
      Nice to see you starting back up on this thing D. Can't wait to see some more progress, let me know if I can help in anyways.. ie sit around and drink beer and talk **** while you guys work.
      I can also help with that Forgot you had this thing
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      05-30-2012 02:30 PM #49
      HOOD RAT STATUS | flickr | Instagram: ryr0 | homebase610

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      06-18-2012 04:43 PM #50
      Appointment is set for tomorrow morning, and I had to dig these bad boys out of the box to snap a pic...



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      06-18-2012 06:00 PM #51
      in for pics, good so far

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      06-18-2012 06:17 PM #52
      Never saw those wheels, but I like and very nice list you have there
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      06-18-2012 06:19 PM #53
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      06-19-2012 05:09 PM #54


      StopTech 328x28 ST40 BBK up front and matching OE-sized slotted StopTech "SportStop" rotors were just installed along with some stainless steel braided brake lines, swapping out to StopTech's STR600 fluid at the same time. Haven't had a chance to go out and drive it/bed-in the pads yet but I expect a world of difference from the factory set-up!



      Caliper clearance for days!



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      06-20-2012 03:08 PM #55
      Bed-in the pads and felt how incredibly well these calipers clamped down on these discs, holy $#!T!! A true, night-and-day difference yet very OEM-like pedal feel, very smooth modulation. This is indeed a very well-balanced brake kit for the car, instilling confidence in braking ability. Gonna have to get a set for the CC next. Damn...
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      06-25-2012 05:46 PM #56
      I captured this rolling shot yesterday on the way back from the WaterWerksNW "On The Green" event...



      Lovin' those StopTech calipers!
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      06-25-2012 08:58 PM #57
      I think I saw this car today.

      Looked so clean

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      06-26-2012 04:50 AM #58
      I have US front and rear r32 bumpers that would look so sick on your car..
      pm me if your interested..

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      06-27-2012 05:05 PM #59
      Appreciate the offer! I already have a front R bumper that's sitting, waiting to be installed. Now I'm thinking about selling it and getting a Euro-spec R bumper instead to go with the R-line rear.

      Quote Originally Posted by FORTRY-NINER View Post
      Looked so clean
      Thanks, I hope so. I spent hours buffin' the paint the night before. (only to have to drive through mud at the show)
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      06-27-2012 07:00 PM #60
      Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
      Appreciate the offer! I already have a front R bumper that's sitting, waiting to be installed. Now I'm thinking about selling it and getting a Euro-spec R bumper instead to go with the R-line rear. [/I]
      Word, the rline bumps look amazing on white golfs

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      03-04-2013 07:59 PM #61
      looking gooooood

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      07-03-2014 06:45 PM #62
      It's been over a year since this thread has been updated?! I did say progress would be slow but maybe it's time to start picking up the pace a bit... Here's what's happened so far since the last update.

      Got the R32 interior sourced and installed! (front/rear seats and steering wheel)



      Happened to come across a new(er) set of OEM HIDs (with OE headlight covers!) and swapped 'em out with the older set (which has already been sold).





      Then some more wiring issues were worked out (A big "Thanks!!" to Brian aka Novo1.8T for the help with that!) and as a result this Mk4 is now CEL free!! (for now...)

      A "no cut-out" Euro R-Line rear bumper has been sourced and has accompanied the other parts we've been collecting that will eventually get prepped for paint once the final piece of the puzzle arrives - skirts! GLI side skirts have been temporarily sourced (purchased today) while I continue my search for a used set of Bora R skirts.

      A shot from WaterWerks On The Green this last weekend as it sits now...



      ... And a "generations" shot with our Mk4, JJ's Mk5, Kelly and Bill's Mk6, and Bill's Mk7.



      If all goes as planned, the next update should be about some paint prep!
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      07-03-2014 08:02 PM #63
      Looks amazing man. Keep it up! I'll be stopping by for updates

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      07-05-2014 09:19 AM #64
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