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      10-10-2012 06:36 PM #36
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      can we get a tease on the wheels it will get?


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      10-10-2012 08:03 PM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      The obvious choice here is 22" Ronal Bears.

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      Brad if you do this, I will buy some expensive wheels from you (not bear clones). Serious.
      But they must be exact, just bigger.
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      10-10-2012 08:06 PM #39
      It needs custom headlights. Just saying.

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      10-10-2012 08:21 PM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by nm+ View Post
      Brad if you do this, I will buy some expensive wheels from you (not bear clones). Serious.
      But they must be exact, just bigger.
      Not sure what you mean. Like we make giant 3-pc Teddy Bears to show you we're serious or something?

      Won't these show you that?



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      It needs custom headlights. Just saying.
      Agreed

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      10-10-2012 08:36 PM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by silverspeedbuggy View Post
      FTFY: There's no more "New" in the name.
      FWIW: He was using that to clarify it was the new Beetle, not New Beetle.
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      10-10-2012 08:44 PM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by brad@fifteen52 View Post
      Not sure what you mean. Like we make giant 3-pc Teddy Bears to show you we're serious or something?

      Won't these show you that?





      Agreed
      I want giant 3-piece bears on this VW Beetle, and I'll pay to see it.
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      10-10-2012 08:54 PM #45
      Funny thing is that one of the guys used to work in Burnsville, MN VW location, he serviced my car a few times, Ugur at BV VW was telling me he went to APR and bam, he's in the first 500 HP Beetle build. Small world I tell ya.


      His name escapes me ATM ... I need to send this to the guys at Burnsville VW lol.
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      10-10-2012 08:57 PM #46
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      10-10-2012 11:49 PM #47
      RSI graphics? Errrrr no?

      I am voting for 3 piece Daisy wheels, teddies are played.
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      10-11-2012 01:12 AM #48
      Amazing amount of work!

      Since you need room for the haldex, how about running side exhausts?
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      i'd lock this thread but i have no clue how...

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      10-11-2012 03:25 AM #49
      It BEST have Porsche wheels. 19" Fuchs wheels from the Sport Classic! Please?
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      10-11-2012 05:42 AM #50
      this should be worth following...

      and for wheels, make some VW full chrome convex plates, like this:


      and the car needs to be brown. or monty green

      i now realized i may have more than just a slight interest in this
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      10-11-2012 06:38 AM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by jamie@vwvortex View Post
      I'm still looking for a set of steelies that will fit over the brakes so I can buy the crappiest, hardest, longest tread wear tires in the skinniest size I can find so I can inflate them to 60 psi and do AWD burnouts.
      Wait, what?

      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      I am voting for 3 piece Daisy wheels, teddies are played.
      Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh!!!! YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Colormatched petals, please....
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      10-11-2012 07:25 AM #52
      I'm not a fan of the Beetle... But man, this thing is going to be awesome!

      Can't wait to see the finished product!

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      10-11-2012 07:33 AM #53
      This should be a nice build, the newest beetle looks so much better

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      10-11-2012 07:48 AM #54
      Quote Originally Posted by Son View Post
      It BEST have Porsche wheels. 19" Fuchs wheels from the Sport Classic! Please?
      Nope.

      Quote Originally Posted by unleashedd View Post
      for wheels, make some VW full chrome convex plates..
      Nope.

      and the car needs to be brown. or monty green
      Nope.

      i now realized i may have more than just a slight interest in this
      Don't worry; it'll pass

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      10-11-2012 08:19 AM #55
      Quote Originally Posted by jamie@vwvortex View Post
      I'm still looking for a set of steelies that will fit over the brakes so I can buy the crappiest, hardest, longest tread wear tires in the skinniest size I can find so I can inflate them to 60 psi and do AWD burnouts.

      A video of this is required now!

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      10-11-2012 08:27 AM #56
      I have this vision of Daisys with clip-on plastic petal overlays, so you can change your petal color to suit your mood. Or even bolt-on petal overlays.

      Please????
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      10-11-2012 08:28 AM #57
      Quote Originally Posted by jamie@vwvortex View Post
      I'm still looking for a set of steelies that will fit over the brakes so I can buy the crappiest, hardest, longest tread wear tires in the skinniest size I can find so I can inflate them to 60 psi and do AWD burnouts.

      Nice. Having attempted several AWD burnouts in my 3.6 V8 swapped 200 Avant, I don't know that I'd want to do that again. It made the worst noises and tried to stand up off the entire suspension. Odd feeling.

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      10-11-2012 08:31 AM #58
      Quote Originally Posted by brad@fifteen52 View Post
      Nope.



      Nope.



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      10-11-2012 09:44 AM #59
      Partially amused and partially annoyed that the prevailing conversation of a thread concerning '500hp AWD' centers around the wheels.

      What's next? Discussion on the coilovers or airbags?

      I really hate what the trends have become in the last 10+ years. Uggh.
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      10-11-2012 09:55 AM #61
      Quote Originally Posted by PowerDubs View Post
      Partially amused and partially annoyed that the prevailing conversation of a thread concerning '500hp AWD' centers around the wheels.

      What's next? Discussion on the coilovers or airbags?

      I really hate what the trends have become in the last 10+ years. Uggh.
      It might have to do with, and call me crazy, the fact that Brad from Fifteen52 (who will be providing the wheels) posted in the thread. But, who knows.
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      10-11-2012 09:57 AM #62
      Quote Originally Posted by PowerDubs View Post
      Partially amused and partially annoyed that the prevailing conversation of a thread concerning '500hp AWD' centers around the wheels.

      What's next? Discussion on the coilovers or airbags?

      I really hate what the trends have become in the last 10+ years. Uggh.

      Well, the wheels are like the only mystery surrounding the car, other than the paint color. They pretty much outlined everything that's going to be done to it.

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      10-11-2012 10:21 AM #63
      Quote Originally Posted by PowerDubs View Post
      Partially amused and partially annoyed that the prevailing conversation of a thread concerning '500hp AWD' centers around the wheels.

      What's next? Discussion on the coilovers or airbags?

      I really hate what the trends have become in the last 10+ years. Uggh.
      My thoughts EXACTLY.

      I love the new beetle.. there is definitely a red 2.5 in my future that will promptly get a turbo kit, H&R coilovers, Recaros, and some LM's
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      10-11-2012 10:26 AM #64
      Quote Originally Posted by atomicalex View Post
      I have this vision of Daisys with clip-on plastic petal overlays, so you can change your petal color to suit your mood. Or even bolt-on petal overlays.

      Please????
      You just want to play "he loves me, he loves me not".

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      10-11-2012 10:50 AM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by atomicalex View Post
      I have this vision of Daisys with clip-on plastic petal overlays, so you can change your petal color to suit your mood. Or even bolt-on petal overlays.

      Please????
      Daisy-shaped turbo-fans?

      Oh crap, sorry Josh & Derek - did it again.

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      10-11-2012 11:00 AM #66
      Oh yeaa this is cool

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      10-11-2012 11:13 AM #67
      Quote Originally Posted by PowerDubs View Post
      Partially amused and partially annoyed that the prevailing conversation of a thread concerning '500hp AWD' centers around the wheels.

      What's next? Discussion on the coilovers or airbags?

      I really hate what the trends have become in the last 10+ years. Uggh.
      As stated previously, we have a really good idea what the hardware will be, how it will fit and function, so the only thing left is interior, paint (wrap?) color and wheels. In other words, deal with it. I don't normally sweat things like wheels, but in this case it's one of the few unknowns. I'm sure if we were dealing with the other two (paint and interior) it would be no different.
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      10-11-2012 03:28 PM #68
      Quote Originally Posted by brad@fifteen52 View Post
      Daisy-shaped turbo-fans?

      Oh crap, sorry Josh & Derek - did it again.
      This would be ok. Bear reps would be better.
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