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    Thread: Finally in a MK1

    1. Member LoDub1.8T's Avatar
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      04-10-2012 07:17 PM #1
      So for some time i have trolled here on a regular basis as i have always loved the styling of a mk1 scirocco. Well, i wont be trolling anymore rather posting on the regular as i have finally acquired one!! I have been through 8-10 other vw's prior to getting here an the journey was great but i can see now after driving this thing that i will be here for some time to come.

      Little about the car.

      81 model with 153,248 on the body an right about 7k on a 2L 09A 16v swap running on Digi. I am the 4th owner an she runs strong an is a blast to drive. She had one small rust spot that has already been addressed from the previous owner. Other than that one spot.....rust free. Fee dings here an there but i'm having it PDRed. plans are winter respray!!

      down pipe
      ceramic coated header
      ported head
      ported throttle body
      Ported Intake
      cams
      Techtonics chip
      single electric fan new
      2.5" stainless Borla exhaust.
      fk coil overs
      all Poly Bushings
      upper and lower strut braces front
      upper strut brace rear
      mk2 big brake conversion
      stainless lines
      usrt short shift
      Most of the whole drive train has only 5000 miles on it and is top of the line.
      HID
      yellow e code lights

      At the moment i have some ATS type 5's waiting to be applied. Tires should be here tomorrow so i'm hoping to have them mounted an a little lower by the weekend. There really isnt to much to address at the moment other than the dash an steering column bearings. Also for the weekend I will be relaying the HID setup as i dont like the current way it is ran. Well enough of the blah blah blah you guys wanna see it.





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      04-10-2012 07:33 PM #2
      Nice
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      04-10-2012 07:54 PM #3
      Berry berry nice.
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      04-10-2012 08:15 PM #4
      nice looking car!!!!
      you really dont want to ruin the classic styling of that car with those ATS type 5 you have, you should package them up and send them to me.

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      04-10-2012 08:26 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Mk1Madness
      Back when making your car faster and better handling was the big thing.
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      04-10-2012 09:37 PM #6
      NICE!!!

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      04-10-2012 09:46 PM #7
      Congrats!
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      04-10-2012 10:54 PM #8
      Nice!


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      04-10-2012 11:00 PM #9
      Nice looking ride. Really like the engine :-)

      BTW I'm in Dickson, TN right down the road.

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      04-10-2012 11:22 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by 86rocco8v View Post
      nice looking car!!!!
      you really dont want to ruin the classic styling of that car with those ATS type 5 you have, you should package them up and send them to me.
      Ya idk, I was honestly thinkin about some schmidts TH's. You want the ATS's?

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      04-11-2012 12:14 AM #11
      very nice looking mk1 16v

      welcome to the Scirocco family
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      04-11-2012 08:47 AM #12
      Thanks for the welcome an compliments....I have a feeling this is gonna be one of the better forums on here to be a part of!

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      04-11-2012 08:58 AM #13
      it is THE best forum on here!!
      I have snooped around some of the other ones to get some knowledge about other cars and there is far too much infighting and insulting.
      there is no need to slam a person for asking a question.
      welcome, cant wait to see the progress of this car

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      04-11-2012 01:14 PM #14
      Nice score . Is that the original paint? Looks super clean under the hood. What paint code is that? Interior color? Keeping the tint?

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      04-11-2012 01:51 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by MickR View Post
      Nice score . Is that the original paint? Looks super clean under the hood. What paint code is that? Interior color? Keeping the tint?
      It is indeed the OG paint, not sure of code but I will find out for you. Interior is tan, with coraddo seats. The seats had been died a maroon color as well as the dash pad. It isnt horrible but its not great either. The seats are in good condiition so it isnt something that i am gonna put a huge priority on.

      As far as the tint goes i am undecided, i like it because it isnt really dark yet at the same time i am a huge fan of fishbowl

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      04-11-2012 07:27 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by MickR View Post
      Nice score . Is that the original paint? Looks super clean under the hood. What paint code is that? Interior color? Keeping the tint?
      The paint code is LA1V - Sand Metallic


      When it comes time to respray i'm thinking along the lines of L96F - Brazil Brown Metallic.

    17. 04-11-2012 11:25 PM #17
      Pretty car, Pretty car.


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      04-11-2012 11:27 PM #18
      Purdy.

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      04-11-2012 11:40 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by TBerk View Post
      Pretty car, Pretty car.

      I literally laughed at this!

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      04-12-2012 02:39 PM #20
      Goody goody gum drops!! Ready for application!!


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      04-12-2012 02:47 PM #21
      Those ATS will look Awesome on your mk1

      ... looking forward to seeing this Scirocco at Cincy
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      04-12-2012 03:09 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by California 16v View Post
      Those ATS will look Awesome on your mk1

      ... looking forward to seeing this Scirocco at Cincy
      I can't wait to go to Cincy

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      04-12-2012 08:30 PM #23
      Welp, had high hopes of getting them on today BUT had to go look at another house with the Mrs. & I's Realtor so no go for today. HOWEVER...tomorrow it WILL happen

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      04-13-2012 08:14 PM #24
      APPLIED!! Sorry for the ****ty pics guys. Tomorrow i will adjust the suspension accordingly.

      -Rob


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      04-14-2012 03:16 AM #25
      Those ATS wheels look Awesome on your Scirooco
      Quote Originally Posted by Racinger View Post
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      04-14-2012 02:51 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by California 16v View Post
      Those ATS wheels look Awesome on your Scirooco
      Thanks Randall. I likw the look, i just need to lower it a little more and maybe run some small spacers as well.

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      04-14-2012 09:58 PM #27
      mmmh type 5's look soo right
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      04-15-2012 02:45 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by Meltkamp View Post
      mmmh type 5's look soo right
      Thanks man, i'm happy with the outcome as well

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      06-01-2012 05:30 PM #29
      Few little pics from SoWo. I was in a rush to get my RM's together but did JUST in time. New lips bolts an centercaps.







      The guy behind the car/camera


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      06-01-2012 05:34 PM #30
      Just talked to Kip @ Loves trim shop in Ga about an interior revamp....Great guy, great work, great prices!! Excited to work with him for sure.

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      06-01-2012 05:35 PM #31
      I remember looking at it at the show. Very nice O.G. car.

      Just needs some interior.
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      06-01-2012 05:39 PM #32
      Ah yea, you traded with that guy up in Mi. Welcome to the S1 group

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      06-01-2012 05:46 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by klcorrado05 View Post
      I remember looking at it at the show. Very nice O.G. car.

      Just needs some interior.
      It indeed does sir! hahaa

      Quote Originally Posted by d-bot View Post
      Ah yea, you traded with that guy up in Mi. Welcome to the S1 group
      Thanks man!!

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      06-03-2012 03:57 PM #34
      Looked good at SoWo, nice find


      Quote Originally Posted by LoDub1.8T View Post
      Just talked to Kip @ Loves trim shop in Ga about an interior revamp....Great guy, great work, great prices!! Excited to work with him for sure.

      best in the business. I also talked to him at SoWo, he'll be doing mine as well.

    35. 06-03-2012 06:08 PM #35
      great meeting you at sowo, didnt know you had a thread

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