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    Thread: Goodbye MK4, Hello MK5

    1. Member nittodub's Avatar
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      07-02-2011 05:09 PM #1
      As it sits now:9/18/12



      Wheel set #1


      Wheel set #2


      Wheel set #3





      MOD list.

      Wheel set #1 Wagen Wheels WW1 (BBS LM reps.)
      18x8.5 et 45 215/40/18 falken 512
      18x9.5 et 45 225/40/18 falken 512

      Wheel set #2 AMG AERO II
      18x8.5 et 44 215/40/18 falken 912

      Wheel set #3 3SDM 0.05
      18x8.5 et 42 215/40/18 falken 912
      18x9.5 et 40 215/40/18 falken 912

      OEM Wolfsburg grill with chrome slats
      Hella OEM HID replicas headlights
      AWE Tuning catback exhaust
      Euro switch
      De badged trunk
      Modded Nissan Versa antenna
      DRL's off



      I traded in my MK4 GTI for this jetta a day ago. Its a nice car and runs great, and love the nice wave of torque that kicks in around mid RPM.




      Last edited by nittodub; 09-18-2012 at 12:04 PM.
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      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Whether you make $7 or $30 an hour. Stock or not stock. As long as your parents aren't paying for it you get a beer
      My DIY Mirror polishing Thread

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      07-02-2011 05:11 PM #2
      Congrats on the new car.

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      07-02-2011 05:14 PM #3
      on the new car!

      on drop in HIDs in reflector housings....YOUR CAR is the one that is always blinding everyone on the road.

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      07-02-2011 05:23 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by nittodub View Post
      So far my plans for it this year are.

      Hella OEM HID rep. headlights with 6000K HIDs
      Quote Originally Posted by VTECeateR View Post
      on drop in HIDs in reflector housings....YOUR CAR is the one that is always blinding everyone on the road.
      ability to read

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      07-02-2011 05:33 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by trudub View Post
      ability to read
      I just looked at the pictures....did not see HID housings...whoops...reading comprehension>me

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      07-02-2011 05:56 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by VTECeateR View Post
      I just looked at the pictures....did not see HID housings...whoops...reading comprehension>me


      congrats on the car, op!

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      07-02-2011 06:33 PM #7
      congrats on the new car. and welcome to the world of mkv's
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      07-02-2011 06:37 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by MttMarx58 View Post
      congrats on the new car. and welcome to the world of mkv's
      +1, Congrats and welcome!

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      07-02-2011 06:59 PM #9
      4x4 stance

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      07-02-2011 07:47 PM #10
      Gotta get that rear bumper buffed out, my man....I will NEVER own another black car....just always looks scratched or dirty. Which is a shame b/c I love black cars.

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      07-02-2011 10:05 PM #11
      Thanks everyone.

      I just got done working on the cars finish. I used Turtle wax's "The Black Box" I will get better pics. tomorrow when the sun is out.

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      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Whether you make $7 or $30 an hour. Stock or not stock. As long as your parents aren't paying for it you get a beer
      My DIY Mirror polishing Thread

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      07-02-2011 10:07 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by VTECeateR View Post
      Gotta get that rear bumper buffed out, my man....I will NEVER own another black car....just always looks scratched or dirty. Which is a shame b/c I love black cars.
      This is my third black VW lol.
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      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Whether you make $7 or $30 an hour. Stock or not stock. As long as your parents aren't paying for it you get a beer
      My DIY Mirror polishing Thread

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      07-03-2011 01:08 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by nittodub View Post
      Thanks everyone.

      I just got done working on the cars finish. I used Turtle wax's "The Black Box" I will get better pics. tomorrow when the sun is out.

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      Oh my god. That looks amazing. I just bought a 2008 BMP Gti, and I think I may have to hit up autozone for the black box. How long did It take you to get it looking like that?

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      07-03-2011 01:25 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by DRH View Post
      Oh my god. That looks amazing. I just bought a 2008 BMP Gti, and I think I may have to hit up autozone for the black box. How long did It take you to get it looking like that?
      It took me around 4 hours by hand with a few breaks. BTW wear gloves the stuff is all black and gets messy, but for $20 its a good product.
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      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Whether you make $7 or $30 an hour. Stock or not stock. As long as your parents aren't paying for it you get a beer
      My DIY Mirror polishing Thread

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      07-03-2011 01:47 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by nittodub View Post
      It took me around 4 hours by hand with a few breaks. BTW wear gloves the stuff is all black and gets messy, but for $20 its a good product.
      Moar pics... I have BMP also but never used this stuff/kit. I waxed mine yesterday with some Autoglym which is amazing stuff!
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      07-03-2011 02:24 AM #16
      good luck with your car

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      07-03-2011 02:55 AM #17
      Oh hi Josh

      Glad to see you cleaned up the paint on that car. The price was great but the Autofair recon department royally screwed up with the buffer and the previous owner apparently loved to just scratch the car haha. Nice to see the solid change like that.

      Love the plans and I know I'll be seeing you around. Once you are dropped and have the Alphards on, we will have to do a shoot together

    18. 07-03-2011 03:02 AM #18
      i wanna trade in my mk4 for a mk5
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      07-03-2011 01:00 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by ArnorV View Post
      4x4 stance
      Better than dropped and on bags. Sooooooooooooo boring and overdone.
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      07-03-2011 01:05 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by 09WHTGTI View Post
      Better than dropped and on bags. Sooooooooooooo boring and overdone.
      This.

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      07-03-2011 05:45 PM #21
      Here are some pics.
      Before the wash and the black box.

      After.

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      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Whether you make $7 or $30 an hour. Stock or not stock. As long as your parents aren't paying for it you get a beer
      My DIY Mirror polishing Thread

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      07-03-2011 08:00 PM #22
      any pics of the mkiv??? I'm a MKV guy that went MKIV..

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      07-03-2011 08:09 PM #23
      Nice ride
      Paint it black and take it back.
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      07-03-2011 08:48 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by PBN View Post
      any pics of the mkiv??? I'm a MKV guy that went MKIV..
      I had oem side skirts but i never put then back on.

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      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Whether you make $7 or $30 an hour. Stock or not stock. As long as your parents aren't paying for it you get a beer
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      07-04-2011 12:29 AM #25
      Congrats man!

      Yes that black box stuff is amazing for anyone with a black car.
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      07-04-2011 02:04 PM #27
      wash, low, no hids.

      welcome.

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      10-22-2011 11:05 PM #28
      Update:
      Installed AWE Tuning catback, Hella OEM HID Replica headlights, Euro switch, and a Wolfsburg grille with chrome slats.

      I still need to paint the chrome smile black, paint the side markers, and disable DRLs. I might have all that done this week sense I will be on vacation.

      My plans for the winter is to pick 8380 labs coilovers, diesel geek skid plate, and Privat Kups for wheels. 18x8.5 et36 w/ 215/40/18 all around, and if theres money left over I will pick up a OEM Votex lip.

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      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Whether you make $7 or $30 an hour. Stock or not stock. As long as your parents aren't paying for it you get a beer
      My DIY Mirror polishing Thread

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      10-22-2011 11:11 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by nittodub View Post
      Update:
      Installed AWE Tuning catback


      Ill trade you my strawberry for your watermelon!

      Congrats though
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      10-24-2011 08:29 PM #30
      Took a better PIC. of the car.

      Going to dyno it in a few weeks just for fun. I will have a video.

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      Quote Originally Posted by bryangb View Post
      Whether you make $7 or $30 an hour. Stock or not stock. As long as your parents aren't paying for it you get a beer
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      10-24-2011 09:40 PM #31
      good work Josh

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      10-24-2011 09:52 PM #32
      congrats! looking good so far.

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      10-25-2011 12:26 AM #33
      looks good man i love my awe catback but unfortunatly something broke inside the muffler and has a obnoxious rattle.. so hopefully ill be able to work something out with them i just hope there cool about it even if i have to run just the dp for a day or two with minimal driving
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      10-25-2011 10:47 AM #34
      looks like you have a lot of work to do with that trunk area or it just could be the pics. either way, nice find and pick up. you have yourself a good start.

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