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    Thread: 1983 Rabbit GTi Build [Part 2]

    1. Member DTM_87's Avatar
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      04-05-2012 02:57 AM #71
      FREEVO TUNED

      Josh Metz # 1 fan

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      04-07-2012 11:05 PM #72
      20120407:

      little update, still sanding wheels. painted toe hook, and trimmed lower grille piece with my dremel. Turned out great. Should I paint the VW Emblem white also?




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      04-09-2012 12:07 AM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by DuB-P View Post
      20120407:

      little update, still sanding wheels. painted toe hook, and trimmed lower grille piece with my dremel. Turned out great. Should I paint the VW Emblem white also?
      No... You should clean your headlights! They look gross!

    4. Member DuB-P's Avatar
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      04-10-2012 12:11 AM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by jsvr6nsd View Post
      No... You should clean your headlights! They look gross!
      There not to bad but yea trust me I was planing on it

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      04-16-2012 01:25 AM #75
      20120415:

      All four wheels are done, Pictures coming tomorrow of them all four mounted on the Getta GLi


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      04-17-2012 10:39 PM #76
      20120417:

      Wheels and tires mounted. Coke white Aristos




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      04-17-2012 11:17 PM #77
      I'm not usually a fan of white wheels but they don't look bad at all.
      The car is looking nice

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      04-17-2012 11:52 PM #78
      Quote Originally Posted by jhayesvw View Post
      I'm not usually a fan of white wheels but they don't look bad at all.
      The car is looking nice
      thanks bro, just washed them off and sprayed some wax on them, im going to need new break pads to keep the dust down, OEM pads throw alot of dust. Any recommendations? I was just thinking Red HAWK pads.....

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      06-02-2012 01:27 AM #79
      did some sanding, and installed the bumper


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      06-07-2012 11:48 AM #80
      Jetta looks Great. White wheel on red, very nice!!!

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      07-16-2012 02:56 AM #81
      July 15,2012:

      New water meth set up, AN lines, all bolted down and ready to go.

      Ordered a new map sensor, and Air Temp sensor, im getting a rough Idle, more to come on that.


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      09-03-2012 10:39 PM #82
      Sept 3, 2012

      GLi Sold! and Water meth kit Sold Glad to have that gone, so now I can focus on the Rabbit

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      09-03-2012 11:01 PM #83
      I would have bought it MONTHS ago if it had the jetta front with GLI lip on it still.
      its cool you can focus on the car you like more though.

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      09-03-2012 11:06 PM #84
      Quote Originally Posted by jhayesvw View Post
      I would have bought it MONTHS ago if it had the jetta front with GLI lip on it still.
      its cool you can focus on the car you like more though.
      yeah I feel ya, exactly though, no more car payment, just focus on the rabbit and get **** done

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      09-10-2012 05:28 AM #85
      20120910:


      Couple new pictures of the Rabbit, did some work to the rabbit, and showing off my new purchase that I am very happy about

      NA Duckbill
      New door handles with Gaskets

      Then just cleaned her, was bored, so I washed her, and wiped off the dash, filled up the tires around 35 PSi with some Tire sealant to stop the small leaks, basically for the air to last longer








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      09-12-2012 07:47 PM #86
      20120912:


      well had a starting issue with the rabbit. What would happen was from when I would turn the key, there was a 2-3 second delay on when it would start, and then the next time 3-4 seconds, and then finally, it just wouldnt start. so I thought it was the starter.... so I put one in, and still wouldnt start, so I thought about it.......... STARTER SWITCH, and I didnt know why I didnt think about that at first......

      so 65.00 starter........ no start
      10.00 starter switch...... and BAM, starts like a champ (Go to BAPS btw to get one)
      24mm Socket = 5.00

      80.00 later, i have a rabbit that starts like a CHAMP

      Pictures for you











      So you can see the problem, the old starter switch is beat up, and cracked, and was shorting out.

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      09-17-2012 04:03 AM #87
      20120917:

      My wife bought me new seats for the rabbit so I installed them, and ripped out the old carpet.






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      02-03-2013 11:39 PM #88
      January.30,2013:

      Installed

      20mm Wheel Spacers Rear
      5mm Wheel spacers front

      and new Brake hardware kit for the front.

      also welded up Passenger Fender! Car is completely shaved in all the areas that I wanted!




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      02-03-2013 11:55 PM #89
      nice! love the color too
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