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    Thread: Ideas for my Caddy: Confirm or Deny / Opinions

    1. Member mooseinabox's Avatar
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      10-03-2012 11:23 PM #1
      I have some ideas for my truck. Just want some opinions.

      About me:
      - 17, Senior in HS
      - Passion for VW
      - 4 so far (2 MK4, 1 MK2, 1 MK1)
      - Also like motorcycles (currently fixing '98 YZF600)

      Interior:
      - MK2 Dash
      - MK3 Cluster
      - MK4 Single-Din
      - MK4 Black Leathers
      - MK1 Door Cards
      - All-Black Cranks
      - Black MK1 Handles
      - Black MK1 Pulls
      - MK2 Black Grab Handles
      - MK2 Dome Light
      - MK2 E-Brake Handle
      - MK1 Golfball Shifter
      - Custom Suede Headliner
      - MK1 Carpet, Dyed Black

      Engine/Mechanical:
      - AEB 1.8T
      - K04
      - O20 Trans
      - Short Ram Intake
      - Chipped ECU
      - Basically just want about 200whp.

      Exterior
      - Single Rounds
      - Filled Markers & Antenna
      - ATS Classics or Corrado Steelies
      - Euro Metal front Bumper
      - Rear Rollpan
      - Rabbit Badge
      - Audi Door Handles (A4, pull-up style)

      Well, that's all I can think of for now. Let me know what y'all think! I'll post pictures very soon to show you guys how clean the Caddy is!

      Payed: $700
      $ From old parts: $350
      Budget: $2,000
      Last edited by mooseinabox; 10-25-2012 at 11:27 AM.

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      10-03-2012 11:26 PM #2
      What's your budget?
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      10-03-2012 11:26 PM #3
      The old ricer "future mods" list, I remember those days.

    4. 10-03-2012 11:44 PM #4
      i enjoy original stuff just my taste though. seeing half mk1/mk2/mk3 just doesn't apeal to me. i

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      10-04-2012 03:17 AM #5
      To make the engine work you'll need 9A (2.0L 16V) pistons and to re-bush the rods to fit. Also an 020 transmission would be fine with that combo, save some time and money.
      If you make something idiot proof, a better idiot will come along.

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      10-04-2012 04:29 AM #6
      I hope you have deep pockets.
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      10-04-2012 11:41 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by jraney View Post
      The old ricer "future mods" list, I remember those days.
      Ricer MK1 Caddy? Okay.

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      10-04-2012 11:49 AM #8
      I've kept it all MK1 and MK2 on my truck and have been pretty pleased... MK4 stuff would look out of place in my opinion.

      I personally feel that rear discs are a solution without a problem on caddys.

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      10-04-2012 12:28 PM #9
      you have no idea what you are talking about, do you?
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      10-04-2012 12:37 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by ducatipaso View Post
      I've kept it all MK1 and MK2 on my truck and have been pretty pleased... MK4 stuff would look out of place in my opinion..

      same here. op can substitute a lot of the mk4 parts for mk3 and achieve the same look but cheaper.

      ie drivers edition knob, single din radio with aux in etc.

      also, nothing wrong with a wish list... nothing worse than redoing whole car and finishing with a mess of parts that look/work horribly together.
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      10-04-2012 01:11 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by wantacad View Post
      you have no idea what you are talking about, do you?
      who is this question directed at?

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      10-04-2012 01:27 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by ducatipaso View Post
      I've kept it all MK1 and MK2 on my truck and have been pretty pleased... MK4 stuff would look out of place in my opinion.

      I personally feel that rear discs are a solution without a problem on caddys.
      yeah, i heard that too. i probably won't. and that's a good point too, minus the MK3 leathers, I might just use MK2 parts for the rest.

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      10-04-2012 01:38 PM #13
      fyi, mk3 seats are not a direct swap.
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      10-04-2012 06:09 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by wantacad View Post
      you have no idea what you are talking about, do you?
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      10-04-2012 07:28 PM #15
      that list is very do-able!

      ABA swap are a dime a dozen and with the info on vortex can be done for cheap and in one day! all the rest is basic. Save your oney and dont loose focus!
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      If I thought like that I would have gotten out of mk1's back when they were still A1's
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      10-04-2012 09:01 PM #16
      Go mk4 seats, nicer seats and easy swap.
      If it ain't diesel, get outta my way.

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      10-04-2012 10:29 PM #17
      so...pics of garage? pics of wallet?

      this thread is uselesss


      fun list though.....words and stuff

      (grin) just kidding bro
      looks like a lot of typical mods
      enjoy

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