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    Thread: Frankie's 2012 TDI Build Thread

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      02-07-2012 10:56 PM #101
      Like many others, in the beginning of this thread, I was (very) skeptical but let me say, this car looks great! Absolutely love the colors you picked as well as the finished. The matte orange goes nicely with the gloss roof and tinted lights. Personally, I would have done a gloss black powder coat for the wheels but other then that, this car is perfect imo! Great job, it takes cajones to go with a color like that!

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      02-07-2012 11:37 PM #102
      Quote Originally Posted by Juniorfeel View Post
      Like many others, in the beginning of this thread, I was (very) skeptical but let me say, this car looks great! Absolutely love the colors you picked as well as the finished. The matte orange goes nicely with the gloss roof and tinted lights. Personally, I would have done a gloss black powder coat for the wheels but other then that, this car is perfect imo! Great job, it takes cajones to go with a color like that!
      Thank you very for the kind words! I'm very happy with (almost) final product, but it gives me even bigger smile when fellow car enthusiasts notice and apreciate others "creation"! Most of us put alot of time, money, and effort into this, and fellow members input , be it positive or negative, is very important IMO!

      Regarding the wheels, this is just winter mode. Will be getting 18" black wheels - most likely gloss!
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      02-07-2012 11:40 PM #103
      Thats the cleanest wrap I have ever seen !!!

      I seen some "pro" wraps before but that one is cleanest of the clean !!!
      It just makes the other so called Industrial and Pro Wrappers look like amateurs !!!


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      02-08-2012 12:15 AM #104
      Quote Originally Posted by Germanese View Post
      Thats the cleanest wrap I have ever seen !!!

      I seen some "pro" wraps before but that one is cleanest of the clean !!!
      It just makes the other so called Industrial and Pro Wrappers look like amateurs !!!

      Thanks!!! Biggest thanks goes out to Andrew and Yuriy at ReStyleIt.ca! It would not be possible without them! They are very dedicated and truely amazing at what they do!!! They are good friends of mine, and I'm very proud to be associated with them and their work!
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      02-08-2012 06:39 PM #105
      I wish icould see it in person
      it's amazing i love it

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      02-08-2012 06:59 PM #106
      Quote Originally Posted by pepsih View Post
      I wish icould see it in person
      it's amazing i love it
      Thanks! When I go to States next time, I'll let you know
      Or maybe on one of the fests, if you gonna go
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      02-08-2012 07:46 PM #107
      Wow, the wrap looks good! Good job. This is still at stock ride height?

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      02-08-2012 07:50 PM #108
      Quote Originally Posted by magics5rip View Post
      Wow, the wrap looks good! Good job. This is still at stock ride height?
      Thanks! Yes its stock right now, hope to get her lowered this weekend.
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      02-09-2012 07:34 PM #109
      Quote Originally Posted by frankieflowerz View Post
      Regarding the wheels, this is just winter mode. Will be getting 18" black wheels - most likely gloss!

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      02-10-2012 09:19 AM #110
      any shots of the engine bay im guessing you didnt wrap that but does it look odd with the two colors

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      02-11-2012 11:44 PM #111
      Quote Originally Posted by xHoldenMcNeilx View Post
      any shots of the engine bay im guessing you didnt wrap that but does it look odd with the two colors
      No, I did not wrap the inside. I don't really look in there too much!
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      02-13-2012 07:47 PM #112
      Lowered her “ass”!
      Tomorrow will have the front done. BTW, is there DIY for installing front springs?

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      02-13-2012 07:48 PM #113
      Sorry for crappy iPhoto
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      02-13-2012 08:59 PM #114
      Quote Originally Posted by frankieflowerz View Post
      Lowered her “ass”!
      Tomorrow will have the front done. BTW, is there DIY for installing front springs?

      What springs did you use?
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      02-13-2012 09:00 PM #115
      Quote Originally Posted by jettsy View Post
      What springs did you use?
      H&R Sport
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      02-13-2012 10:02 PM #116
      Quote Originally Posted by frankieflowerz View Post
      H&R Sport
      Curious to know how the ride is compared to stock. That is about the right amount of drop (for me) for a daily driver

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      02-13-2012 10:08 PM #117
      Quote Originally Posted by magics5rip View Post
      Curious to know how the ride is compared to stock. That is about the right amount of drop (for me) for a daily driver
      For a fair comparison, I’ll have to put the front ones. I also did not want to go too low as it is my DD, and the roads here are not the best(
      I’ll let you know when I put about 100km on them.
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      02-14-2012 10:44 AM #118
      did you just get springs?
      no shocks/struts?

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      02-14-2012 10:53 AM #119
      Quote Originally Posted by xHoldenMcNeilx View Post
      did you just get springs?
      no shocks/struts?
      Ye, just the springs.
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      02-14-2012 12:27 PM #120
      Nice nice
      Looks great man such a crazy color
      i bet you get non stop questions at gas stations
      More than the chevy volt haha

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      02-14-2012 12:39 PM #121
      Quote Originally Posted by xHoldenMcNeilx View Post
      Nice nice
      Looks great man such a crazy color
      i bet you get non stop questions at gas stations
      More than the chevy volt haha
      Haha, thanks! Ye, lots of attention (surprisingly not from cops). Most people think it’s paint, and when I say its “sticker”, they go like “Whaaaat?”
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      02-14-2012 02:27 PM #122
      Props for doing it different man. I think it looks awesome

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      02-14-2012 02:42 PM #123
      Quote Originally Posted by Dmeyers View Post
      Props for doing it different man. I think it looks awesome
      Thank you man!
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      02-14-2012 03:30 PM #124
      Lookin good bro! Any performance yet? Been looking to do a flash

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      02-14-2012 03:46 PM #125
      Quote Originally Posted by TempestTDI View Post
      Lookin good bro! Any performance yet? Been looking to do a flash
      Thanks!

      Planning on doing Unitronic flash, the price is decent, plus there is a VW/AUDI dealer close to me and they are authorized by Unitronic

      And still debating on the exhaust.
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