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    Thread: I just joined the A4 club.

    1. Member miggs's Avatar
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      04-15-2012 07:57 PM #1
      I just picked up my first A4 a couple of days ago. I figured I'd post some pictures.

      It's a 1998 1.8T quattro 5 speed.





      And a random picture of my mk2 jetta

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      04-16-2012 12:36 AM #2
      Nice start, you should look into some OEM headlights. And that jetta

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      04-16-2012 01:32 AM #3
      everything looks legit so far! got any plans?

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      04-16-2012 02:42 AM #4
      Ya the lights suck. Im looking for some different ones. Im getting all maintenance caught up right now. I'll be ordering coils tomorrow and what to do tint and tuning. I'm not really sure after that.
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      04-16-2012 03:23 AM #5
      i like the lower grills i might just have to copy that. nice 98 btw but them headlights gota go

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      04-16-2012 01:11 PM #6
      Welcome That jetta is clean as hell

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      04-16-2012 04:42 PM #7
      nice pickup, the jetta looks great...love the lines on the mk2
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      04-19-2012 04:23 PM #8
      Some parts arrived today. Im excited.

      ST's


      And some brake stuff
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      04-20-2012 06:34 PM #9
      Looks like a fun weekend

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      04-20-2012 08:25 PM #10
      If you're trying to get rid of those headlights I've got a buddy who will take them off your hands.

      At least its better than the halo ebay lights in there now. Those are just black knockoff OEM style ones arent they?
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      04-21-2012 02:07 PM #11
      Did you get the brakes from Adam's Rotors?
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      04-21-2012 02:27 PM #12
      Nope. I got all the brake stuff from TT and bought the brackets for a guy that works there.

      Living in the same town as TT and knowing the guys that work there is very helpful sometimes
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      04-21-2012 08:41 PM #13
      Looks like a solid base to start from! I have ST coils waiting to go on my B5 as well, looking forward to seeing your results

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      04-21-2012 09:28 PM #14
      I have them on now. Ill post up some pictures tomorrow after it gets a bath.
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      04-23-2012 11:42 PM #15
      New pictures. I need some 17's!



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      04-26-2012 03:21 AM #16
      I got something done on the audi tonight. Bigger brakes. I still need to paint the calipers and brackets one of these days.

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      04-26-2012 09:52 AM #17
      welcome, love that jetta.
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      04-26-2012 07:40 PM #18
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      04-26-2012 09:13 PM #19
      Very nice! Welcome to the world of B5 A4s

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      04-26-2012 09:45 PM #20
      Very nice looking audi and god damn that jetta is f-ing sick as ****!

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      04-27-2012 04:21 PM #21
      What kind of rotors you rockin the zimmermans?

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      04-27-2012 04:24 PM #22
      Yes sir. front and rear.
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      04-28-2012 03:13 PM #23
      I picked these up last night. It was the shadiest deal I have ever been a part of. I though we were going to get killed by the 2 Russian dudes I got them from.

      Any suggestions on what size of tires I should run? The car is going to be pretty low and daily driven.
      Im not looking for extreme stretch but I will be running some spacers.

      Any help would be much appreciated.

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      04-28-2012 04:37 PM #24
      What size are the wheels?
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      04-28-2012 04:42 PM #25
      17 x 7.5/8.5
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      04-29-2012 01:36 AM #26
      Well I got some stuff done on the car tonight. I had 2 pretty bad exhaust leaks, still have another one to fix, that I got fixed tonight. I was pretty amazed what I found. I have what I think is a neuspeed exhaust on the car and this is what somebody used to seal up the joints



      The gaskets were way to small so they turned them 90 degrees to make them "fit". As you can see in the picture by the black on the gasket the tube was covered by at least a 1/2".

      Some people should not be allowed to work on cars.

      I also found out the 2 bolt flanges that bolt the exhaust together are not the best design. They should have used a 3 bolt flange or slip together like the TT stuff.

      Im also still looking for some tire size advise.
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      04-29-2012 01:45 AM #27
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      As you can see in the picture by the black on the gasket the tube was covered by at least a 1/2".
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      05-05-2012 12:43 PM #28


      Im just waiting for my lugs to get here so these can go on then dropping it another 2" hopefully.
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      05-05-2012 07:13 PM #29
      I had those same wheels and I ran a 215/40. But I see I'm to late haha did you drill the lug holes out?

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      05-05-2012 07:17 PM #30
      Thats the same size im running. I sure did. Im just waiting for the lugs to get here. I'll post up some pictures next week when they get here.
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      05-08-2012 01:14 AM #31
      Wheels on!




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      05-08-2012 08:45 PM #32
      Makes me miss my old wheels

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      05-09-2012 03:15 PM #33
      I think I'm going to raise it up about half inch or so sadly. There is an aftermarket transmission cross member thingy on there that is only about an inch off the ground and bottoms out on big bumps

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      05-09-2012 03:19 PM #34
      The 40 sidewalls actually don't look bad at 23.75". Unless it's just the black car hiding the fender gap. Personally I'd leave it, that really won't be affected that much. And it's nothing like a flex pipe which if that comes off is a pain in the ass to replace.

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      05-09-2012 03:27 PM #35
      there is no gap. tires are tucked up about half inch front and rear
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