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    1. Member DeckManDubs's Avatar
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      02-19-2012 01:01 PM #76
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      02-19-2012 09:15 PM #77
      Black on black sexy tint the tail light all black
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      02-20-2012 12:30 AM #78
      Would love to know more about what you did to the rear shelf. Mine rattles like a mutha, especially with the addition of bass.

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      02-20-2012 06:11 PM #79
      I drilled 2 little holes in the shelf (2mm) place a steel pin in it and glued it. So far it works fine.

      You don't have to separate the shelf as i did. I separated it because the net was a litllte bit loose.

      Hope this helps you.

      Question: I found a cheap new 3'' stainless downpipe (200 euro). It replaces also the cat.
      I looked at my car and there's no sensor after the cat.

      I am thinking of buying this part, but should this be a good performance update?

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      02-25-2012 12:47 PM #80
      New pics

      current state

      Much better with black wheels. Lowered her in the back a little more.

      Like it?


      greetz
      Last edited by peter139; 03-12-2012 at 06:28 PM.

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      02-26-2012 05:13 AM #81
      So last night is was driving down the road and pulled over by the police.

      Nothing special just a alcohol test, but the police officer pulled me over because the looks of the car

      Everything was clear so i was driving again back to home wen i noticed some strange smell in the car. I pulled over the car to the side of the road and i saw allot of steam under the bonnet of the car.

      I thought it was on fire or something... but after a quick look is was red coolant.
      I drove back home and noticed a coolant hose was cut trough by my radiator fan.

      Tommorow i will order a new hose and some other small stuff.
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      02-28-2012 06:57 PM #82
      so next update: under the hood

      I started with refreshing new stuff.

      After my coolant hose was cut by my radiator fan i bought more little things.

      A cool site is www.vagcat.com , all parts with partnumbers are listed with pics.

      So here some pics of the works.

      New parts, bolts etc, k&n


      new licence plate lights



      new coolant bowl, looks much better now



      I started with polishing my intake and throttle valve.
      This took allot of time i already spend 6 hours on it. Almost ready to polish

      When this is done, my valve cover is the next project
      Last edited by peter139; 03-12-2012 at 06:27 PM.

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      02-28-2012 07:40 PM #83
      That website is a very big help. I used it to find the size of the bolts so I could order stainless steel nuts and bolts.
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      if this really happens, I'm 'stancing' my car and going for some 'hellaflush'.

    9. 02-28-2012 07:56 PM #84
      Looking good dude welcome to the black car club

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      03-01-2012 08:30 PM #85
      Thanks i like the black on black look. I saw your car, like the style (maybe you should lower it more)

      My old car (the mk3) is even black on black. Last days i drove in the golf mk3, i like this car so much. The tt is also a nice car, but in the mk3 there is so much more feeling with the road.. A little more bumpy and scraping all over the time haha.


      Last days i polished my intake and throttle body. It took me allot of time but is's very shiny now.

      Tommorow pics

      Next project is polish the valve cover.

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      03-02-2012 04:39 AM #86
      engine bay current state

      Last edited by peter139; 03-12-2012 at 06:25 PM.

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      03-02-2012 07:44 AM #87
      Very clean Peter
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      Quote Originally Posted by Marcus_Aurelius View Post
      if this really happens, I'm 'stancing' my car and going for some 'hellaflush'.

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      03-05-2012 05:44 PM #88
      Hi guys,

      Last Sunday i went to a meeting here in holland. Most cars were Vw's but ther were also a few TT's.

      So tonight i spend some time on my k&n filter.
      I want to hide it, so i decided to make into the stock air box with some modifications.

      I don't know if it will work. Anyone even tried this?


      greetz
      Last edited by peter139; 03-12-2012 at 06:24 PM.

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      03-12-2012 06:39 PM #89
      So i updated all post because the photo's on photobucket didn't work anymore

      I finaly placed my k&n filter without airbox

      I like the suction sound! Also my blow off valve is so much louder now. People on the street are watching like a earoplane is coming over hihi
      I made a custom bracket to mount the filter to the maf. It's without rubber haha (pic to come.)

      Oke next pic is a little bit rare but to give you guys an idea of me here a pic

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      03-12-2012 08:43 PM #90
      Super Clean!

      Question though, how big of a PITA was the boost gauge install? I don't want to lose my vent but I need to be able to monitor boost now that I'm chipped.

      Oh also, what was the part number for the license plate lights? one of my tabs broke so I need to replace that one!

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      03-12-2012 09:58 PM #91
      Wow. This looks great! How did you polish this?

      Quote Originally Posted by peter139 View Post
      engine bay current state

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      03-13-2012 10:25 AM #92
      black engine bay hardware would totally set the bay off in a good way.

      p.s. coming from a former mk3 owner, I love your old mk3



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      03-13-2012 01:47 PM #93
      Yes that hardware kit is very nice. 42draft is much to expensive ($100)

      good idea.

      @TTpower
      The intake polish cost me almost nothing, only time.
      It took me about 12 hours to complete it like this.

      It's important to work from rough to fine. Most time i spend on sanding especially the little corners.
      I sanded it from p80 to p1500 in steps of 300.
      At last i used a polish machine with polish paste to create this. hope this helps you!

      Here some pics of my custom made intake pipe as promised

      I used durafix to solder the brackets to the pipe



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      03-13-2012 02:06 PM #94
      SteviedTT on the UK forum sells the black alum engine hardware. Less than half the price of 42DD.

      cheers.
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      03-18-2012 01:40 PM #95
      need your help

      How to unscrew the rear panels? I tried today but i can't take them off. Is there a system what i need to know?

      Busy with the audio upgrade. Front speakers are replaced with better ones from pioneer, back needs to be done
      Installed a big woofer and a 5 channel amplifier now.

      Edit: Solved the problem already after research on the net. It's all click.
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      03-19-2012 03:31 AM #96
      Are those a8 wheels?

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      04-06-2012 08:27 PM #97
      little update

      did some frame work because my axle was rubbing

      I can lower it more now.. hihi

      Debagged it on the back, and made my backlicht red. Also sprayed the hubcaps black.


      hope you like it

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      04-06-2012 08:58 PM #98
      Looking good I luv the wheels all black
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...t-done-I-guess
      ^^^Big Turbo build lots of pics^^^
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      04-08-2012 05:53 PM #99
      Today i went to a vw meet

      it was a small meet here's an impression of that meet
      Last edited by peter139; 04-17-2013 at 04:15 PM.

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      04-09-2012 06:04 PM #100
      So i spend some time to make a short movie of my ride

      Not professional but for the first time good enough

      hope you guys like it.
      Last edited by peter139; 04-17-2013 at 04:16 PM.

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