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      07-22-2012 01:15 AM #101
      Quote Originally Posted by revolution_Jd3 View Post
      are those 006 or 012 rms?
      012
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      07-22-2012 01:36 AM #102
      what center caps do you have on there? couple pictures are what i believe are the stock plastic ones, but some of your "after sanding pictures" look like they are metal (006 center caps)
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      07-22-2012 12:14 PM #103
      Quote Originally Posted by revolution_Jd3 View Post
      what center caps do you have on there? couple pictures are what i believe are the stock plastic ones, but some of your "after sanding pictures" look like they are metal (006 center caps)

      The hex nut is plastic. The rings are metal though. They will be getting flat caps once Euro Image gets them back in.
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      07-23-2012 06:50 PM #104
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      my VW takes me to the strip club and waits outside.

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      07-25-2012 08:43 PM #105
      Put a coat of primer on the engine bay to see what still needed work and what was good. Getting closer to paint.

      Last edited by eodtech; 07-25-2012 at 09:12 PM.
      My 16v turbo Haldex rabbit and my quest for 200 at the Texas Mile build
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      08-07-2012 12:55 PM #106
      Alright so I have been really thinking about something. I am thinking about cutting the rain tray out and making a panel to cover the rain tray area. This will clean up the bay and also cover up the pocket where the wiper and everything is. I am going to make it removable so I can still have access to everything. Hmm. I think I am going to play with this when I get home.
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      08-07-2012 10:06 PM #107
      No more rain tray.
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      08-11-2012 06:44 PM #108
      Got the rear wheels finished on the coupe. This is about where it's going to ride. Rear fender lips need some work. It is sitting on the tire right now. Now to get the front ones straightened so I can finish them.
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      i like rare.
      08-11-2012 07:26 PM #109
      looking good

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      08-11-2012 07:40 PM #110
      Quote Originally Posted by .:Carlik:. View Post
      looking good
      Thanks. It's getting there.
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      08-12-2012 07:51 PM #111
      Cut out some pieces of the firewall and replaced them with flat pieces. Cleans it up some. There are a couple other places I want to cut out and flatten out but I think I'm going to leave them alone.
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      08-14-2012 09:40 PM #112
      Got one of the sides of the bay flattened out. Now to finish welding it in and start on the other side.
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      Another Jetta...
      08-14-2012 10:18 PM #113
      Looks good!

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      08-20-2012 10:06 PM #114
      Got the knuckles torn apart today. Hubs and bearings are out. As soon as I bead blast the knuckles I'm going to put the new bearings and resplined hubs in.

      Left: old hub. Right: new resplined hub. Just a little bit of a difference. Now I can run 4 lug and also fit the larger o2m outer cvs in the hubs.*

      My 16v turbo Haldex rabbit and my quest for 200 at the Texas Mile build
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      08-22-2012 10:50 AM #115
      Put the wheels on it and rolled it out into the daylight yesterday.

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      08-22-2012 12:02 PM #116
      HELL YES !!! Awesome work, the car is going to be Great ! Id like to see it.

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      08-22-2012 12:57 PM #117
      Looks good. Always nice to see your car outside for the first time, and see all the dirt and dust in the sunlight.
      Just washed the accumulated grime off my car from 3 years of indoor and outdoor storage myself.
      Last edited by stealthmk1; 08-22-2012 at 01:05 PM.

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      08-22-2012 12:58 PM #118
      Quote Originally Posted by WERDNA75 View Post
      HELL YES !!! Awesome work, the car is going to be Great ! Id like to see it.
      Thanks. Yeah it should be pretty nice when I get it done.
      My 16v turbo Haldex rabbit and my quest for 200 at the Texas Mile build
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    19. 08-22-2012 03:38 PM #119
      I remember that day for my car too. Keep it up!
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      Bariman82 is the king of rust patching...He is the guy you want to talk to.
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      08-22-2012 10:01 PM #120
      I love your coupe Chris.
      Disregard my new username and low post count, I've been here for a long time I just can't get onto my old account...

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      08-23-2012 12:33 AM #121
      interesting decision on the bay.
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      08-23-2012 01:13 AM #122
      Quote Originally Posted by WannabemkIV View Post
      I love your coupe Chris.
      Why thank you Adam.
      My 16v turbo Haldex rabbit and my quest for 200 at the Texas Mile build
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      08-23-2012 01:15 AM #123
      Quote Originally Posted by steveo27 View Post
      interesting decision on the bay.
      Trying to do a little something different. Chromosexual's white rabbit has given me some inspiration on the bay.
      My 16v turbo Haldex rabbit and my quest for 200 at the Texas Mile build
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      08-26-2012 10:43 PM #124
      very nice am on the same just haven't done engine bay was thinking of doing a smooth bay but decided not to cause it looks like alot of work

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      08-27-2012 11:38 AM #125
      Quote Originally Posted by A267MM View Post
      very nice am on the same just haven't done engine bay was thinking of doing a smooth bay but decided not to cause it looks like alot of work
      It's a good bit of work.
      My 16v turbo Haldex rabbit and my quest for 200 at the Texas Mile build
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