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    Thread: My MK3 Cabrio VR6 Project thread

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      05-18-2012 03:39 PM #141
      its looking good. keep the pics coming...

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      05-18-2012 10:54 PM #142




      Some pics from tonight.


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      05-18-2012 11:25 PM #143
      Though I am not a fan of cabrios, that color is money and it appears to be coming along nicely.
      Th(e/a)n

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      05-19-2012 12:55 AM #144
      i also wouldn't say i am a cabrio fan, but i've had the MK3 GTI VR6 and Jetta GLX in the past, and wanted to complete the trio of body styles.
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      05-22-2012 01:07 PM #145
      i've been told the swap is 98% done. Just need some new properly fitting plug wires and the C2 flash should arrive today. it should be running by days end!! s hit just got real yo

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      05-22-2012 09:51 PM #147
      because C2 contacted me. and its a NA VR6, the software isn't brain surgery or anything new.
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    8. 05-23-2012 06:47 PM #148
      Wow your build is looking awesome. That color looks great. im going to do a metallic brown on my mk4. whats the color so i dont end up with the same.

      Ill prob go a little darker. and less expensive.

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      05-23-2012 09:36 PM #149
      It is an Audi Exclusive color called Ipanema Brown Pearl

      If you are looking at brown a few of the others i was looking at were: Audi Teak Brown and Porsche Macademia Metallic,
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      05-24-2012 11:48 PM #150
      well i finally got to go play with the car again today for the first time in a while. I didn't want to get in the way of the masterminds doing the real work, so i figured i could do some arts n crafts type stuff... like putting Rattle Trap sound deadening material in the car. now this is no small task because you need to be a master of a box cutter and a little roller wheel and the ability to cut shapes to any shape you want and not conform to anyones guidelines.

      so here's some pics




      i wasn't using the heat gun, it's beyond my skill level of equipment. it was just in the pic as a prop

      don't forget the trunk


      and a few other things i had no part of doing

      then an oil cooler popped outta nowhere

      OEM cloth tape wrap is CHERRY and awesome

      lets count the numbers

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    12. 05-25-2012 11:20 AM #152
      It would be cool if you could get plug wires the same color as the car.

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      05-25-2012 01:19 PM #153
      Quote Originally Posted by Lowassveedub View Post
      It would be cool if you could get plug wires the same color as the car.
      that would be, but i do like the red over black ones.
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      05-25-2012 01:26 PM #154
      it's coming along really nice. cant wait to see it complete and in the sun.

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      05-25-2012 06:41 PM #155
      I approve this thread

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      05-25-2012 06:42 PM #156
      nice!

      where is your other ac line though?

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      05-26-2012 09:35 PM #157
      Quote Originally Posted by jhayesvw View Post
      nice!

      where is your other ac line though?
      they've hidden and rerouted so much stuff on the car , i don't know whats what.
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    18. 05-29-2012 10:46 AM #158
      More update pics!!!

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      05-29-2012 12:22 PM #159
      there probably won't be any more for a little bit.
      the car isn't going to make it to Vegas.
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      05-29-2012 12:42 PM #160
      Say what

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      05-29-2012 01:13 PM #161
      yup
      paint took longer than expected which cut the time line down by 3 weeks to put everything together. engine isn't firing yet, and the whole interior is waiting to be put in once the dash can go back in the car.

      but the air suspension does work
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      05-29-2012 01:22 PM #162
      Quote Originally Posted by VR6 NRG View Post
      there probably won't be any more for a little bit.
      the car isn't going to make it to Vegas.
      what a bummer! all the rush for naught.

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      05-29-2012 01:29 PM #163
      Quote Originally Posted by VR6 NRG View Post
      there probably won't be any more for a little bit.
      the car isn't going to make it to Vegas.

      paint took longer than expected which cut the time line down by 3 weeks to put everything together. engine isn't firing yet, and the whole interior is waiting to be put in once the dash can go back in the car.

      but the air suspension does work
      Brian you made a hell of an effort to get it there and as you know these sorts of extensive projects often take longer just due to the multiple details that you encounter that crop up in the process of doing the build. You can certainly be proud of what you have achieved so far.

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      05-29-2012 01:32 PM #164
      Quote Originally Posted by VR6 NRG View Post
      the car isn't going to make it to Vegas.
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      05-29-2012 02:43 PM #165
      as I wrote you in my PM.
      you are building this car to have an awesome car not a plastic trophy from Wuste.

      take your time, enjoy the build, do it right and be happy.

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      05-29-2012 03:39 PM #167
      Quote Originally Posted by jhayesvw View Post
      as I wrote you in my PM.
      you are building this car to have an awesome car not a plastic trophy from Wuste.

      take your time, enjoy the build, do it right and be happy.

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      05-29-2012 04:37 PM #168
      Quote Originally Posted by jhayesvw View Post
      as I wrote you in my PM.
      you are building this car to have an awesome car not a plastic trophy from Wuste.

      take your time, enjoy the build, do it right and be happy.
      exactly. this will allow more time to make it truly awesome and perfect.
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      05-29-2012 04:57 PM #169
      Quote Originally Posted by VR6 NRG View Post
      engine isn't firing yet
      Did you attempt to start it yet?
      Quote Originally Posted by VR6Vixen01 View Post
      In part, Jason has to run because it is faster than driving his car...

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      05-29-2012 05:48 PM #170
      uhhh yes, thats how we know it isn't firing.
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      05-29-2012 05:54 PM #171
      Did you already install the chip? Plug in the instrument cluster and make sure the check engine light illuminates. If it doesn't correctly install the chip, or try a known good one.
      Quote Originally Posted by VR6Vixen01 View Post
      In part, Jason has to run because it is faster than driving his car...

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      05-29-2012 07:21 PM #172
      the CEL will come on with the Neuspeed chip in the car but not the new C2 Motorsports chip.
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    33. 05-29-2012 07:22 PM #173
      there has to be something wrong with the blow-by injector


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      05-29-2012 10:51 PM #174
      i think the turn signal fluid is low, gotta check that too
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      Brian, what oil cooler is that?

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