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      03-23-2012 10:07 AM #72
      Quote Originally Posted by cameron_mk3 View Post
      cant wait to see it with the RS's on, tyler!
      we'll have an RS photoshoot this summer
      Thats forsure, we will have a bit of a crew going on ahahha. Beebs crew lol.


      Quote Originally Posted by Markg813 View Post
      i have to check the 3/2/G forum more often so i don't miss threads like this. Nice progress!
      Thanks, Yeh I see there isnt alot of traffic in this section, Im so used to the corrado forum!


      So The paint color that was used for the wheels is Bmw Atlantis Blue--such a hard color to capture with ****ty lighting---in my pics it looks nothing like in person









      I also added in some additional reflectiveness/ glass beeds. So at night its reflects light like road signs. This was more of a test to see if it would work, but it looks neat in person. Definatly different, I took these pics with the flash so you can see the reflectiveness. It doesn't show up until extreme light is on it.




      Drying ahahah



      After been drying for few days it was needing some wax on the clear coat---protect it from brake dust






      More pics to come on the wheels, I hope to have the tires mounted and them on the car Today Flyday!
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      03-23-2012 08:54 PM #73







      For now as winter status--still tends to snow and be crappy here, not today though
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      03-23-2012 09:23 PM #74
      Do you have a higher resolution of this

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      03-26-2012 03:59 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by euro+tuner View Post
      Do you have a higher resolution of this

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      03-26-2012 04:11 PM #76
      The LBs with that blue looks pretty good actually. Surprised me for sure.

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      03-27-2012 12:14 AM #77
      I saw this in person today, looks great!
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      03-27-2012 04:26 AM #78
      Im hesitant to put the bbs one due to the fact the rear is down all the way and remains to be quite high.


      Any advice on what I should or can do? remove the middle or rear collar for the koni coils?

      I just want the rears to be a bit lower so it doesnt look funny with 205/45 on my 9s in rear



      Pic of ride height









      any suggestions are greatly appeciated
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      03-27-2012 12:15 PM #79
      Yeah man... Put ONLY the spring out back. No perch, no adjusters.. nothing but the spring.

      That's how I'm running my KW's and it's perfect height.
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      03-27-2012 12:38 PM #80
      Quote Originally Posted by MTVolks View Post
      Yeah man... Put ONLY the spring out back. No perch, no adjusters.. nothing but the spring.

      That's how I'm running my KW's and it's perfect height.
      So just put this peice back in with the spring>OR?

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      03-27-2012 01:48 PM #81
      I think you should scrap the coilovers and toss them in the back of my car
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      03-27-2012 06:07 PM #82
      Well the thing is, your Koni's don't go low enough to reduce the wheel gap with a 17" RS and stretched tires. Even with the perches and collars all out the spring itself is significantly taller than say B&Gs, KWs or H&Rs. The Koni's do ride nicely though.

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      03-28-2012 04:17 AM #83
      I have a feeling I will be removing the rear to try an accomidate the new shoes sometime soon.


      -While she is up on the hoist the new Autotech Rear sway bar will be going in hopefully

      -Re weld in the head sheild, cat look alike on my test pipe- rattling is driving me nutts

      -Replace and install 2 more bolts in the skid plate

      I also had this sent away to Tim @Velocity Upholstery
      Time for some final interior touches



      Last thing will be sorting the bay out getting her clean and ready for spring
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      04-02-2012 10:19 PM #84
      So the Armrest turned out Awesome to Tim @ Velocity

      Click here

      Before=



      After+



      Podi gauge is also in now thanks Winston

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      04-03-2012 12:46 PM #85
      I prefer having no armrest in my car...

      But that Recaro armrest is pretty damn unique man!
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      04-03-2012 02:16 PM #86
      Quote Originally Posted by MTVolks View Post
      I prefer having no armrest in my car...

      But that Recaro armrest is pretty damn unique man!
      Yeh Im a bigger dude armrest is nice to have, I have also never ever seen anyone do this before, it looks straight Oem+
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      04-03-2012 05:10 PM #87
      I love the oem plus armrest!
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      04-03-2012 10:06 PM #88
      Quote Originally Posted by 5i1verbu11et View Post
      I love the oem plus armrest!
      YEP.

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      04-03-2012 10:29 PM #89
      Cabin airfilter might be installed improperly causeing water to get in.
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      04-04-2012 01:17 AM #90
      Quote Originally Posted by VDuBPL View Post
      Cabin airfilter might be installed improperly causeing water to get in.
      I solved l,it was door seal where sunroof drain would be it was popped open. cabin filter is also on passenger side> i was having issues on driverside thanks though appreciate the info.
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      04-04-2012 07:20 PM #91
      Time to clean the Bay

      Waiting on:

      New coolant bottle/ black passat cap -Mfg Part# 3C0121321

      Black Oem Washer bottle cap

      Might paint and get a black silicone cuplink for the intake

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      04-08-2012 01:16 AM #92
      Reppin at the Vancouver Autoshow

      bbs on and pick of the Bay to follow



      I went back Easter Sunday and picked up these Guys from the VW booth!

      First 5 people to ask for a "Fast" got one :toothy:---was posted on VW canada facebook page



      For those that dont know what it is :lol:

      VW GTI MK V Fast Ad: "Hair"


      And

      GTI MK V Fast Ad: "Streamlined"

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      04-08-2012 05:27 AM #93
      Quote Originally Posted by Radvr6T View Post
      Reppin at the Vancouver Autoshow

      bbs on and pick of the Bay to follow

      Good work, clean!

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      04-11-2012 02:15 AM #94
      Just am waiting on new bottle and cap for coolant

      but here is some updates of the bay:

      Before :


      covers




      New intake and valve cover--black and polished



      The Covers, with color matched bmc and old bottle bleh







      My fast I got at the Autoshow




      Fast up close




      Interior shots with Fast


      I put this on also for front grill and have the rear one to put on after the big wax job in the next week or so




      Still have my 5mm spacers to go on in the rear also
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      04-11-2012 04:18 AM #95
      Wow, great progress for sure. Definitely a HUGE improvement than when you first got it.

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      04-11-2012 05:08 AM #96
      Like Clun said, start to finish progress is fantastic!
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      04-11-2012 09:17 AM #97
      REALLY digging the engine bay!

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      04-11-2012 01:18 PM #98
      Thanks for the Kind words gentlemen

      Been alot of work and fine detail to get to this point.

      Some new things I have acquired and might use.
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      04-21-2012 03:23 PM #99
      Loving it all.

    30. 04-24-2012 01:24 PM #100
      BBS wheel specs? car looks nice

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      04-24-2012 09:59 PM #101
      Quote Originally Posted by 00noma View Post
      BBS wheel specs? car looks nice
      They are 17x9 all around.

      As for offset I am not entirely sure but I know they have a staggered offset from front to back.

      I am also running a 5mm spacer in the front and have yet to install the 5mm ones for the rear . Without them looks semi decent. I am waiting on my hub centric rings before I might try them

      Trying to get the car detailed in time for the weekend. I will post up some pics of before and after!
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    32. 04-27-2012 10:58 AM #102
      would be nice to get some new pics in here

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      04-30-2012 02:19 PM #103
      Quote Originally Posted by 00noma View Post
      would be nice to get some new pics in here
      Will do Ive been busy with Summer toy over the past week






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      05-09-2012 12:59 PM #104
      So i woke up to this





      moved car to driveway all the glass ...



      Yeh they took alot of things from the car broke some rear hatch things and took my rear 6 disc cd player with nice cds of course. Random cloths and shoes, My full cresent saftey kit including specialty tools for this car and the corrado.. detailing gear, tripod ...list goes on = ****TY deal
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      05-09-2012 01:11 PM #105
      OH no!!

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