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    Thread: VWvortex Beetle RS 2.0 - It's back...

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      06-20-2012 01:33 PM #1
      So we got a replacement for our black Beetle RS. Since the old car was an autoshow car that wasn't street legal, we needed to pick up a regular production replacement. So using a Beetle Turbo as a base car for this project, we've got limited time to get something built before Waterfest coming up in a few weeks. We still have the Brembo brakes, H&R suspension and the 20" VMR 710 orange wheels sitting here. We'll add some performance mods this time around with chip tuning, intake and exhaust.

      We've also started installing a matte dark silver wrap on the car and will change the graphics them from the blatant GT3RS theme to a little more subtle GT3RS 4.0 (or 2.0 in our case) theme.

      FULL STORY & PHOTOS


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      06-20-2012 01:36 PM #2
      The original car we modified...


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      06-20-2012 03:49 PM #5
      I was JUST thinking "Beetle news has gotten slow. I wonder when someone will pick one up and post here. Or when we'll see the first 'vert pictures. Or maybe there will be more 'R' news" and then BAM! this gets posted. Excellent!

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      06-20-2012 04:48 PM #6
      Cabrio will be out closer to L.A. Auto Show in November (photos may come sooner though).

      Beetle R is still up in the air needing approval from management, so nothing new to report there yet. However German press is reporting that management didn't like the VR6 power plant and has ordered that the newer revised 2.0T be made to work in the current Beetle. So we'll see...

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      06-20-2012 04:49 PM #7
      3.6L please.
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      06-20-2012 08:47 PM #8
      2.0T please; lighter car!

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      06-20-2012 09:21 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      3.6L please.
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      2.0T please; lighter car!
      Can we compromise?

      2.5T please.
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      06-20-2012 09:50 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Can we compromise?

      2.5T please.
      YES!!!

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      06-20-2012 11:18 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Can we compromise?

      2.5T please.
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      YES!!!
      I approve of this as well.
      There’s more to it than that, though. I feel the fast Golf is a part of me. We’ve grown up together. When it came along, all simple and full of fun, I was living in a flat in London. Now it’s soft and luxurious and I’m slouched in a house in the Cotswolds. It’s like 1970s rock music. New stuff comes along which I’m sure is cleaner and better produced but it doesn’t have the heart and soul of the original.

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      06-21-2012 12:11 PM #12
      I dont really care which motor goes in 2.0t/3.6/2.5t as long as it is awd.
      2.0t would be ideal and the easiest which is what i am hoping to see but either way this will be my next car. probably in some obnoxious color too.
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      06-21-2012 01:45 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by jamie@vwvortex View Post
      Hot! Can't wait to see it!

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      06-21-2012 02:21 PM #14
      I'm thinking about wrapping mine once all the goodies are installed.

      I can't wait to see this.
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      06-21-2012 05:39 PM #15
      Very nice, can't wait to see this project. Does the car for the led's?
      I'd really love a Defender.

    16. 06-22-2012 12:21 AM #16
      when it comes to EXHAUST y not use the GHL TBE??? thats what i have on mine and man it sounds like a beast!!! ill post a video tomorrow

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      06-22-2012 08:11 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by 210thumper View Post
      when it comes to EXHAUST y not use the GHL TBE??? thats what i have on mine and man it sounds like a beast!!! ill post a video tomorrow
      Because they already have the parts from their GTI?
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    18. 06-22-2012 11:36 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Because they already have the parts from their GTI?
      EXACTLY!! the tips r a little short because the system was from the gti but man i sound mean...i have a video that im uploading right now....its not the best sounding video once i get on the highway because i had the wrong case on but ill take a better one tomorrow morning when i get up and go fro a cruise....

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      06-23-2012 01:27 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by 210thumper View Post
      EXACTLY!! the tips r a little short because the system was from the gti but man i sound mean...i have a video that im uploading right now....its not the best sounding video once i get on the highway because i had the wrong case on but ill take a better one tomorrow morning when i get up and go fro a cruise....
      You missed the meaning of my post completely...
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      06-28-2012 01:50 PM #20


      Brakes and suspension on the car. Coming along...

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      06-28-2012 02:26 PM #21
      Excited!

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      06-28-2012 03:49 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by vdub10golf View Post
      Excited!
      x2!

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      06-28-2012 04:37 PM #23
      Yessir.
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    24. 07-01-2012 03:14 PM #24
      This might be interesting!

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      07-10-2012 07:17 PM #25
      Getting there...


    26. 07-10-2012 08:37 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by jamie@vwvortex View Post
      Getting there...

      i like that side molding color match FO SHO


    27. 07-10-2012 11:56 PM #28
      Is it going to be at Waterfest?

      Looks good

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      07-11-2012 11:54 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by Hufeisen View Post
      Is it going to be at Waterfest?

      Looks good
      Yep.

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    31. 07-11-2012 01:41 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by jamie@vwvortex View Post
      Yep.
      Sweet

    32. 07-13-2012 03:16 PM #33
      eager to see the end result!

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      Excellent. I'm excited to see the outcome now that's it a production unit and you can actually drive it around.
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      07-13-2012 04:50 PM #35
      Yeah, us too!

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