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    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

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      hope you guys enjoyed them haha

      now lets get down to the car stuff


      before i started taking them apart
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      very dirty
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      parts are finally coming in

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      at the powder coaters

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      deciding what center caps i want to use

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      i picked the polish/ silver ones

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      now just waiting on the flat caps to come in

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

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      starting the hardlines

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      finished

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

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      installing Interior stuff

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      starting on the bay

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      sucked taking all the tape off the wires
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      battery in the quarter panel
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      more updates as soon as it stops snowing, so i can get a walking boot for my cast (going to try to work tomorrow)
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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


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      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


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      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



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      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
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      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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      10-30-2011 01:52 AM #26
      awesome work man

      hope for a good recovery
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      10-30-2011 01:57 AM #27
      my vote is for the silver center caps unique color on the wheels too! i wish i could afford rs's

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      10-30-2011 06:38 AM #28
      Shows for the troops
      Loved when they came in 2010 great guys.

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    29. 10-30-2011 06:44 AM #29
      Great work and great photo story man

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      10-30-2011 07:36 AM #30
      you gangster like me i saw your low bed..thats hard core keep dubing f everything els
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      10-30-2011 10:15 AM #31
      thanks and will do




      Quote Originally Posted by oldskool1963vw View Post
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      Looks good man...keep posting pics

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      10-30-2011 10:17 AM #32
      will do man will do







      Quote Originally Posted by rubAdubDUB01 View Post
      x9245608146558. But keep up the great work!

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      10-30-2011 10:20 AM #33
      thanks and thanks really appreciate it man




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      awesome work man

      hope for a good recovery

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      10-30-2011 10:24 AM #34
      yeah im going with the silver center and flat caps so i think its going to look real nice and just save or sell something thats what i did




      Quote Originally Posted by Wolfsburgur View Post
      my vote is for the silver center caps unique color on the wheels too! i wish i could afford rs's

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      10-30-2011 10:28 AM #35
      thanks and yeah they are really really great dudes will do anything for anyone hopefully instead of sending half of them home they will just send them all home




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