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    Thread: broken build (tons of pictures)

    1. Member mk2bmxlover's Avatar
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      10-29-2011 09:28 PM #1
      So I got a black GTI about a year ago and I have been working on it ever since. I broke my foot on September 28 in Iraq, doing shows for the troops. I got surgery a few days ago and decided that I should do a build thread, since I wont be traveling so much. So here it is. P.S. sorry for the sh*ty cell phone pics my camera broke

      small update on page 3

      big update on page 4

      02 GTI turned in to a 20th

      115,000 miles


      Interior:
      20th steering wheel
      20th alum trim
      20th Ebreak
      20th seats
      20th cluster
      20th oh sh*t handles
      20th dome light
      20th mini visor
      20th over head lights
      20th seat belts
      20th sun visors
      gti monster floor mats
      euroswitch
      armrest black cloth
      Audi TT pedals ( getting 20th soon)
      cupholder center console (ordering it monday)
      front door panels black cloth (need to order rear)
      battery moved to the quarter panel


      Exterior:
      20th spoiler
      20th side skirts
      Oettinger front lips (getting a 20th also)
      Oettinger back lips (getting a 20th also)
      GTI grill badge
      black bumper lights (soon to be shaved)
      black side markers (soon to be shaved)
      ngp shorty antenna
      helix glass lenses
      joey mod headlights


      Suspension:
      Air lift slam series xl front
      Air lift performance series rears
      koni rear shock
      2 viair 400c compressors
      raw alum skinny 5 gallon (polished) thanks Brandon
      2 smc water trap
      easystreet dual needle gauges
      new south dual gauge pod


      Engine:
      forge diverter valve
      shaving the bay( doing it right now)
      BFI stage 2 motor mount kit (ordering monday)


      Wheels:
      17x8.5/10.5 bbs rs
      front lip 17x2
      rear lip 17x2.5
      stock hex
      1/4 hex
      flat caps (on order)
      bbs polished/silver caps
      bbs black/silver caps
      bbs black/gold caps
      gold bolts
      chrome bolts
      20mm front spacers
      17 x 8.5/10 miro stp-1s (extra wheels)


      Future Plans:
      Its a surprise


      lets get my foot out of the way, because im sure people want to see it haha






      hope you guys enjoyed them haha

      now lets get down to the car stuff


      before i started taking them apart

      very dirty



      parts are finally coming in






      at the powder coaters






      deciding what center caps i want to use





      i picked the polish/ silver ones



      now just waiting on the flat caps to come in

      bending coat hanger to make sure i like it before i bend the copper



      starting the hardlines



      finished



      my friend brandon polished my tank with the sticker on then we took it off and this is what it looks like


      in the car



      installing Interior stuff







      starting on the bay




      sucked taking all the tape off the wires

      battery in the quarter panel



      more updates as soon as it stops snowing, so i can get a walking boot for my cast (going to try to work tomorrow)
      Last edited by mk2bmxlover; 11-09-2011 at 10:36 AM.

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      10-29-2011 09:38 PM #2
      great job on the wheels
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      10-29-2011 09:45 PM #3
      Definitely in for more progress, wheels look great.

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      10-29-2011 09:46 PM #4
      thanks man


      Quote Originally Posted by jaysleeves View Post
      great job on the wheels

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      10-29-2011 09:50 PM #5
      keep up the good work

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      10-29-2011 09:54 PM #6
      will do thanks




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      keep up the good work

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      10-29-2011 09:56 PM #7
      this is awesome.

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      10-29-2011 09:57 PM #8
      2nd xray looks like you got a dick on your toe bro

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      10-29-2011 10:04 PM #10
      The blue looks nice
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      10-29-2011 10:04 PM #11
      it sure does but i dont care what it looks like as long as i can get back on my bike



      Quote Originally Posted by pizzarrhea View Post
      2nd xray looks like you got a dick on your toe bro

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      10-29-2011 10:05 PM #12
      thanks


      Quote Originally Posted by snailsearcher View Post
      The blue looks nice

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      10-29-2011 10:23 PM #13
      i enjoyed all the pictures, except for the feet ones...

      RS' look good man ill be watching this
      My thread thing.

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      10-29-2011 10:32 PM #14
      hahaha sorry im with you tho but i thought everyone would want to see it and i didnt want everyone to keep asking to see it so i just posted it and thanks man






      Quote Originally Posted by Mk4WiLk01 View Post
      i enjoyed all the pictures, except for the feet ones...

      RS' look good man ill be watching this

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      10-29-2011 10:35 PM #15
      very nice choice on wheel and headliner color! great job so far

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      10-29-2011 10:44 PM #16
      thank you took me forever to decide on everything


      Quote Originally Posted by mx5logan View Post
      very nice choice on wheel and headliner color! great job so far

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      10-29-2011 10:49 PM #17
      For helping the troops
      About the foot.
      About the wheels
      Wont go lower. Why? Because Race car.
      Any car I see anymore I think to myself "Would look better lowered," thank you Vortex

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      10-29-2011 10:58 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by steu2011 View Post
      For helping the troops
      About the foot.
      About the wheels
      lol thiss

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      10-29-2011 10:59 PM #19
      best feeling ever, going over there and doing show for them

      thanks so much



      Quote Originally Posted by steu2011 View Post
      For helping the troops
      About the foot.
      About the wheels

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      10-29-2011 11:09 PM #20
      I like the thread until I realized you were a ginger jk, awesome build so far, can't wait to see it finished

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      10-29-2011 11:22 PM #21
      hahaha yeah i agree i wouldnt like the thread either DA*N gingers haha thanks and i cant either



      Quote Originally Posted by croutonjack View Post
      I like the thread until I realized you were a ginger jk, awesome build so far, can't wait to see it finished

    22. 10-30-2011 12:07 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by pizzarrhea View Post
      2nd xray looks like you got a dick on your toe bro

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      10-30-2011 12:16 AM #23
      nice work, good use of your "down time", I had two casts at once and still did stuff. this is all going towards a matchstick gti?

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      10-30-2011 12:24 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by steu2011 View Post
      For helping the troops
      About the foot.
      About the wheels
      This


      Looks good man...keep posting pics

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      10-30-2011 01:43 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by steu2011 View Post
      For helping the troops
      About the foot.
      About the wheels
      x9245608146558. But keep up the great work!
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