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    cavy2fast4u's build thread!!!

    So I guess I can go through and gather all my pics from vortex and post a log here too!

    So I got this 01 Golf back around the 24th of April and pretty much got to work with it.



















    Started de-ricing it some by getting rid of the stickers and green emblem up front, also picked up a stock steering wheel and bag...


















    Spent a while cleaning the interior. Here is one of the door panels, the rest were worst, A LOT WORSE.

    Before


    After


    Picked these up...

    18x9 Style 5 Reps et30 w/ 5mm spacers, so et25 final squared, 215/40/18







    Got my coilovers on...

    Before




    After (without helpers, I was rubbing fender while driving out of my garage LOL)


    After After




    Deleted SAI/EVAP etc.
    Self-made block off plate...


    During...




    After...




    Stock hood:


    Rerouted the harness on top of the intake to the bottom:


    Washer res gone:


    Battery to the hatch:


    Pulled the trans due to the diff pin creating a hole :




    So I was itching for something to do while I was waiting on my clutch, so I stripped the nightshades off my tails and fender markers and went all red on the tails..



    Nightshaded tail


    A little carb cleaner pulled that crap right off




    New Nightshades trans red


    Result




    Finally the clutch came in and I was able to get my trans back in. Also got my 3" TB exhaust, :R32 headlights and Euro switch.















    Euro switch...


    Headlights...




    Finally dropped the car off at the shop to fix the quarter panel....












    I pulled out the helpers up front and the sleeves in the rear to get more low. Also got a killer deal on a rack that I couldn't pass up. Hoping to get my tune and FMIC next month.





    And this is how she sits as of this afternoon....


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    Lookin' good! So, what's up with the hole in the trans case? Did you get that welded up? What exhaust did you go with?
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    Quote: Originally Posted by benny_mech View Post
    Lookin' good! So, what's up with the hole in the trans case? Did you get that welded up? What exhaust did you go with?
    Thanks. I just replaced the trans since the diff pin broke loose. Exhaust was just a cheap ebay exhaust. Pipe is a little thin but overall quality is good.

    On a side note....





    BAH BAM!!!!!!!!!!

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    Very nice job "saving" that car!
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    Love the Jetta front end... that's the way it should be original, IMO. Great progress!

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    Quote: Originally Posted by Arsigi View Post
    Very nice job "saving" that car!
    Thanks!
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    Love the Jetta front end... that's the way it should be original, IMO. Great progress!
    Thanks bud! I agree.

    I got bored today so I trimmed my rear valance for my tip until I decide on what I am gonna do for the rear. Also plasti-dipped my grill and rear valance since my front valance is black now.






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    Looking great, man. 1,000,000x better than when you bought it!

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