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    1. Member LowlyDubb3r's Avatar
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      03-22-2012 11:33 PM #1
      Hey everyone,

      I have been saying I was going to buy one for awhile and today I finally did it. I got a Candy White/Titan Black 6spd Passat TDI SE. I'm coming from a 4 door MKV GTI that looked like this:

      Here's the new car:

      I'm going to try and refrain from doing any major modifications for at least a month..... lol
      I do plan on adding these before SOWO:

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      03-23-2012 12:51 AM #2
      i am psyched for your build pimp.

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      03-23-2012 01:16 AM #3
      Congrats! Looking forward to the mods! Welcome to the Candy White Club.

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      03-23-2012 04:32 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by ourlee View Post
      i am psyched for your build pimp.
      So am I lol

      Quote Originally Posted by cheapa55TDI View Post
      Congrats! Looking forward to the mods! Welcome to the Candy White Club.
      Thanks. I have been a member for awhile

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      03-23-2012 04:59 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by LowlyDubb3r View Post
      So am I lol


      Thanks. I have been a member for awhile
      Haha, yes. I guess I joined your club.

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      03-24-2012 09:23 PM #6
      Decided to do some "work" today. Nothing too crazy but cleaning it up a bit



      Leaving the TDI for now. I'll probably end up relocating it under the taillight.

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      04-27-2012 09:44 PM #7
      At first I didn't like the white on white, but the more I look at it the more I start to like lol.

      +1 for not being stock

      Once it's low I'm sure it will look pretty bitchin.
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      04-27-2012 10:31 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Myfirstvdubb View Post
      At first I didn't like the white on white, but the more I look at it the more I start to like lol.

      +1 for not being stock

      Once it's low I'm sure it will look pretty bitchin.
      Thanks. I personally think Helios are one of VWs best looking factory wheels.

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      05-03-2012 11:52 PM #9
      I love the White/White combo, looks sharp.
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      05-04-2012 04:55 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Realmjump View Post
      I love the White/White combo, looks sharp.
      Thanks. I can't wait for sunday. The car will be freshly airrided lol

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    12. 08-15-2012 09:52 PM #12
      Hey man gotta give u props when props are due!! U remind me of me I'm coming from a custom bagged brown Nissan cube. So I know a thing or two about air!!! But I'm going VIP static with mine!! I'm on 20's and h&r aprons for now. I was going to go air but decided to go static. But back to u!!! Keep up the good work. I'm glad ur not in Cali lol..

    13. 08-15-2012 10:26 PM #13
      Hey bro I have a question for u??? Would the mk6 gli Coilovers work with are car??? I'm trying to go with raceland altimo Coilovers 3.5 drop all around but of coarse no b7 or b6 applications :/

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      04-18-2013 12:52 PM #14
      to another bagged 2012 Passat that came from a MkV. Haha.

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      04-18-2013 04:33 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by KIDVersion 1 View Post
      to another bagged 2012 Passat that came from a MkV. Haha.
      yup just swapped everything over

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      04-18-2013 04:56 PM #16
      That was one of the selling points for me. Had to be a sedan and had to have MkV suspension.

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      09-23-2013 01:21 AM #17
      Are you going to the Passat/CC gtg on Friday at 6:46 Gold Coast Mall?

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      09-23-2013 04:09 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by TDI Arno View Post
      Are you going to the Passat/CC gtg on Friday at 6:46 Gold Coast Mall?
      I'm not sure. I wanted to go but air affair is starting at 6 on 45th at tap house so we'll see how that turns out.

    19. 09-23-2013 04:59 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by LowlyDubb3r View Post
      I'm not sure. I wanted to go but air affair is starting at 6 on 45th at tap house so we'll see how that turns out.
      Going to miss some gtgs as many are planned at the same times, Ill be at tap house most of thurs/fri then gold coast mall for most of sat.

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      09-25-2013 02:53 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by LowlyDubb3r View Post
      I'm not sure. I wanted to go but air affair is starting at 6 on 45th at tap house so we'll see how that turns out.
      We would love to see you at the Passat gtg! If not I'm sure I'll see you down there.

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      10-24-2014 11:19 PM #21
      love your car
      what friend discount?

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      10-27-2014 06:47 AM #22
      Well I got the wheels on this weekend. The 20's definitely fit the car more proportionally. Here's a couple quick photos I took with my buddy.


    23. 10-27-2014 07:57 AM #23
      Awesome

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      10-27-2014 08:54 AM #24
      Looks great. 20's definitely seems to be the way to go.

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      05-10-2012 01:36 AM #25
      Where's the rest???!!!!
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      05-13-2012 10:45 PM #26
      Bump from a B6 fellow

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      05-16-2012 05:04 PM #27
      body shot

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      05-16-2012 09:36 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by LowlyDubb3r View Post
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      Looks great. It's amazing how big that car is, it makes 19 stock size. Love the helios.

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      05-17-2012 12:34 AM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by fasttt600 View Post
      Looks great. It's amazing how big that car is, it makes 19 stock size. Love the helios.
      Thanks man. It's definitely a "boat". You get all your stuff straightened out?

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      05-17-2012 06:29 AM #30
      Air house 2's in the rear and finally got my Koni's in. It helped. As far as the fronts, I bought a set of xl's to try and see if that makes a dif. We'll see.
      Just dropped my wheels off, so i'll be part of the white on white club

    31. 05-17-2012 12:14 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by LowlyDubb3r View Post
      body shot

      Looking to bag my TDI, what setup do you have? How is the ride? Any pics of it all the way up? It looks awesome!

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      05-17-2012 10:30 PM #32
      nice, good work. I just don't like the way these cars look bottomed out in the rear from the side it is weird to me.

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      05-20-2012 06:52 PM #33
      Very nice and clean... saw you at SOWO

      Took a picture of it in the hotel parking lot....

      Will post it for you later....

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      06-03-2012 11:02 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by jerryredr1 View Post
      Looking to bag my TDI, what setup do you have? How is the ride? Any pics of it all the way up? It looks awesome!
      Alright so here is the belated answer to your question:

      What setup do you have?
      My set up is bagyard bomber front struts, bagyard classic rears, Accuair E-level management, 5-gallon tank, Koni yellow shocks, and dual 400 vivair compressors.

      *Just as a FYI for anyone wanting to go air. If you use bagyard bomber front struts(I don't know about the clearance of airlift XLs) there is a plate at the bottom of the bag. It decreases the room you have for higher offset wheels and bigger tires. My wheels now are 19x8.5 et45, 225/40 tires and I have to run a spacer. If I just put the wheel on the car, the tire will be touching the plate. The factory 17s will fit without a spacer but the tire is really close to the plate.*

      How is the ride?
      From the stock ride it is completely different. The stock ride was very soft and comfy, with the air ride it is a tad bit rougher but no biggie for me. I mean lowering your car usually will make the ride a bit stiffer so just keep that in mind.

      Any pics of it all the way up?

      Here's the pics:
      All the way up

      Ride height

      All the way down


      Just for fun

    35. 06-05-2012 12:08 AM #35
      Wow, the car looks killer man!!!

      Im really thinking of selling my brownie and get a B7 TDI.
      Damn, loving yours!

      Did you post on AirSociety ?

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