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    Thread: Aonarch's Beetle; The Saga Begins

    1. Senior Member Aonarch's Avatar
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      06-11-2012 08:07 AM #36
      @stingme

      Thanks. In the MKVI section a guy waxed his paint a few times and just sprayed it no masking. Turned out great. Plus you can use a cotton ball and alcohol to prep the badge.

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      06-11-2012 09:37 AM #37
      Looks good

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      06-11-2012 10:17 AM #38
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      Looks good
      спасибо

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      06-11-2012 04:48 PM #39
      This guy, haha,. How long did you have the white mk6 gti?

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      06-11-2012 04:56 PM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by 98DUB View Post
      This guy, haha,. How long did you have the white mk6 gti?

      Don't worry about it. I sold it and bought this at a huge price difference. My wallet is happy and my racecar (MX-5) fund is happy.

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      06-11-2012 05:05 PM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Don't worry about it. I sold it and bought this at a huge price difference. My wallet is happy and my racecar (MX-5) fund is happy.

      I cant keep up with you! I like it though
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      06-11-2012 05:11 PM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by 98DUB View Post
      I cant keep up with you! I like it though


      I will be honest stock it is pretty good, not OMG WOW, but once I get into fixing the things that bother me all will be will. God is it a monster truck... What kills me is I love the stock wheels, but they are 17x7, which makes the tires look like balloons!
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      06-11-2012 07:06 PM #43
      Thinking of wheel ideas.


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      06-12-2012 12:31 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Thinking of wheel ideas.


      Hmm, Im leaning towards the mercedes 19's... P-Shop?
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      06-12-2012 12:54 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by 98DUB View Post
      Hmm, Im leaning towards the mercedes 19's... P-Shop?
      Lol me and p-shop?

      I got some MS Paint skillz

      Oh and there are two sets of those Merc wheels on Vortex right now with active threads. I will wait a bit to see what else is out there, but those would be nice.

      I am leaning towards a lot of thin spokes just like that Merc wheel or Superleggras.
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      06-12-2012 01:00 PM #46
      I like the Audi wheels

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      06-12-2012 01:34 PM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by vdub10golf View Post
      I like the Audi wheels


      I might rock my LM's again.
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      06-12-2012 01:40 PM #48
      The kid at the Chick-fil-a drive thru today was "checking" out the Beetle. He probably was trying to find flower stickers or a stick family on the back glass.
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      06-12-2012 05:25 PM #49
      Alphreds.


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      06-12-2012 08:03 PM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by RU1NED View Post
      Alphreds.


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      Lol how much loser.

      Test fitted my LM's. I do not clear the brakes (I already new that), but I am nearly touching the shock . Wheels are 18x9 ET40. I use a minimum of a 5mm spacer to clear the brakes, but I didn't have any handy.







      I got bored and had some left over caliper paint when I had to repaint my GTI calipers. Wheel cleaner stripped off some paint on the GTI. I plan on painting them Gold later. It really depends on the wheels.





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      06-12-2012 10:47 PM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch
      I got bored and had some left over caliper paint when I had to repaint my GTI calipers.
      Hey! You need to pay for that option!

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      06-12-2012 10:52 PM #52
      Bring that ish down Thurs for the meet buddy. BTW I still have my spacers, 10.5 & 15

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      06-12-2012 11:11 PM #53
      Quote Originally Posted by TragicallyHip View Post
      Hey! You need to pay for that option!


      Quote Originally Posted by dubb34r View Post
      Bring that ish down Thurs for the meet buddy. BTW I still have my spacers, 10.5 & 15
      I'll be there. Brining two german friends too.
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      06-12-2012 11:13 PM #54








      Microphone foam over the air pump hose with a zip tie securing the foam.







      According to Consumer Reports my car has crappy drum brakes in the rear.




      Watch out for the dealer leaving your shipping blocks on and your access panels loose.
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      06-13-2012 12:51 PM #55


      I just found my new inspiration.
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      06-13-2012 03:25 PM #56
      Love this guy.

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      06-13-2012 03:27 PM #57
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      Love this guy.
      No homo
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      06-13-2012 03:51 PM #58
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      No homo
      all homo bromo.

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      06-13-2012 04:15 PM #59
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      No homo
      Quote Originally Posted by Squirrel Nuts View Post
      all homo bromo.
      Romo
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      06-13-2012 04:30 PM #60
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      Romo
      Tony Romo?
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      06-13-2012 05:24 PM #61
      Leave that to the pros kids.

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      06-13-2012 08:35 PM #62
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Lol how much loser.

      Test fitted my LM's. I do not clear the brakes (I already new that), but I am nearly touching the shock . Wheels are 18x9 ET40. I use a minimum of a 5mm spacer to clear the brakes, but I didn't have any handy.

      Hmm... trade for Portos?
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      06-13-2012 08:50 PM #63
      Quote Originally Posted by Green Hare View Post
      Hmm... trade for Portos?
      No thanks. Beetles take much, much more aggressive wheels than Golfs.
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      3 hours later! Washed, waxed, polished, tire shine, rain-x'd the windows.
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      06-13-2012 10:43 PM #65
      Want some Talladegas?

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      06-14-2012 12:14 AM #66
      Quote Originally Posted by Squirrel Nuts View Post
      Want some Talladegas?
      BBS LMs straight trade?

      Make that singular LM.


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      06-14-2012 07:54 PM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      No thanks. Beetles take much, much more aggressive wheels than Golfs.
      I meant the stockers for the Portos...
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      06-15-2012 12:56 AM #68
      Quote Originally Posted by Green Hare View Post
      I meant the stockers for the Portos...
      No thanks. I might sell these later on.
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      06-15-2012 08:35 AM #69


      ^ Shot a iPhone video of my intake before my exhaust goes on today.
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      06-15-2012 08:53 AM #70
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      Just curios what intake and exhaust model numbers you are using. Also have you seen much of an increase in miles per gallon?

      I'm still waiting on actaul bolt on intakes before I go that direction.

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