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    1. Junior Member dslazin's Avatar
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      01-08-2012 04:00 PM #1
      finally got me the 83 rabbit gti 1.8 8v that i have wanted for a longg time

      traded my old 88 jeep comanche 4x4 for this


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      01-08-2012 04:13 PM #2
      custom making a steering wheel insert











      traded an old borla muffler for this upper and also a lower k bar



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      01-08-2012 09:53 PM #3
      looks good dude.

      what are the plans for it??

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      01-08-2012 09:59 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by dslazin View Post
      custom making a steering wheel insert









      Wait, is it just me, or does this look like 2 different cars?

    5. 01-08-2012 10:28 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by lilrabbitGTi95 View Post
      Wait, is it just me, or does this look like 2 different cars?
      I would guess he primer flat-blackened it, took off the trim and lost the rear bumper.

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      01-10-2012 07:06 PM #6
      Cool I'm from Clarkston I dont think there are to many MK1's around that area? When I was in High School my friend had a diesel that we use to jump in the trails and dirt roads.. Miss those days

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      01-12-2012 11:33 PM #7
      well they are the same cars i fiberglass bondo-d the body line to blend to a point.. havent seen it done b4 so i figured id do it.. and i would like to eventually drop a vr in it. i also have a supercharged 8v engine i could put in. havent really decided yet my money situation isnt quite where it needs to be yet due to going to school and all. i can only think of a couple people round here in the oakland county that own mk1's. the mechanic that taught me has a 84 diesel L flat black. gotta love those diesels. i need to make some connections in the area for ppl with vdubs, i would like to truely be a part of the community.

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      01-12-2012 11:36 PM #8
      i also had the bumper off because i took the absorbers out as u can see and welded up some solid mounts out of angle iron and shortened it to sit closer to the car. ill post some pics in the morning. also made a y pipe and it has dual magnaflow tips looks nice

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      04-19-2012 10:20 PM #9
      sorry if the pictures come up big
      decided to do some work on my roid rabbit project. aka 2.0 aba turbo























      let me know what you guys think, feed back is much appreciated

      special thanks to http://www.chipsmotorsports.com

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      04-19-2012 10:29 PM #10
      Those look top notch.

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      04-19-2012 11:38 PM #11
      dude next time my car gets dirty (or dusty) i'll remember to draw some boobs on the rear windshield



      thank you for inspiration


      (no comment on the rest of the actual drawing....)

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      04-19-2012 11:50 PM #12
      lol yea a buddy of mine had a few beers in him and decided to ruin it but boobs all the way!

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      04-20-2012 12:46 AM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by dslazin View Post
      well they are the same cars i fiberglass bondo-d the body line to blend to a point.. havent seen it done b4 so i figured id do it.. and i would like to eventually drop a vr in it.
      My caddy that I picked up has the side mouldings filled.. the one side is not finished.. and were putting a vr in it too.
      I'm on here way too much

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      04-20-2012 01:13 AM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by jagerauto View Post
      My caddy that I picked up has the side mouldings filled.. the one side is not finished.. and were putting a vr in it too.
      yea i decided to steer away from the vr and go with a 35r turbo aba
      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


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      04-24-2012 04:21 PM #15
      my old mk3 gti that i got the aba engine for the project
      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


      http://www.chipsmotorsports.com

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      05-06-2012 11:50 PM #16
      decided to do some caliper rebuilding because they were seized..







      did some media blasting and refurbishing work



      all painted up with some high temp paint


      planing on blasting my dust covers on my brakes and having them zinc plated soon as well as some new brakes... i also need to figure out how to re size my photos using photobucket...
      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


      http://www.chipsmotorsports.com

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      05-07-2012 12:25 AM #17
      red calipers is the shiz

      my 81 are red too

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      05-12-2012 02:05 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by rabbitnothopper View Post
      red calipers is the shiz

      my 81 are red too
      yea and im prolly going to have my dust sheilds zinc plated soon
      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


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      05-12-2012 02:26 PM #19











      its all slowly comming together.. very soon i will be getting my block and head decked
      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


      http://www.chipsmotorsports.com

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      05-28-2012 08:55 PM #20










      more and more parts cleaning.. tore out my rabbit head liner today.. plans to add some lighting and some sound mat.. can an ipad be compatable with megasquirt? would be nice to build one into the dash for music, tuning ect..







      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


      http://www.chipsmotorsports.com

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      05-28-2012 10:08 PM #21
      Love cleaned up parts! What paint did you use on the manifold?

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      05-28-2012 10:53 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by dslazin View Post
      i fiberglass bondo-d the body line to blend to a point.. havent seen it done b4 so i figured id do it..
      Early 2009 I love the look of the body line filled in.. SIICK


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      05-31-2012 01:14 AM #23
      Love the car...been looking at MK I GTI's...been thinking about doing one as a rallyish type build. This is about what I'd want mine to look like.

      What are the wheels?
      1980 Diesel 4 door Rabbit L - yellow one
      1981 Diesel 4 door Rabbit - tan one
      One or both soon to be among the living...

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      06-18-2012 05:07 PM #24
      yea i love the mk1 rabbits, for me the less seams in a body the better it looks to a point, and the wheels are ASA 16".. and the paint is actually a VHT 900 deg brake caliper clear.. hard to find in stores i find its the only one that works fairly well.. funny story she just blew a fuel line so im taking her off insurance and going to start the tear down so subscribe and enjoy my journey with me guys.. thanks guys
      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


      http://www.chipsmotorsports.com

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      08-03-2012 06:49 PM #25
      changed my mind on the engine ect.. i decided that a 2.o is way to common... so either 2.5l turbo. awd.. subaru or rotary engine with rwd!! but any ways i started gutting the other day..
      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


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      09-13-2012 08:12 PM #26

      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


      http://www.chipsmotorsports.com

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      09-13-2012 08:24 PM #27


      my bosses 20b that we love so dearly... all custom fabrication done by us at Chips Motorsports...
      this will be what im going for in the rotorabbit... lemme know what you guys think..
      prepare for the jump to lightspeed.. crap didn't hook up the nitrous yet!!!!


      http://www.chipsmotorsports.com

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