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My g/f said she had bought me a xmas present in 2004 a 2.0 gttdi-it came at the time with every mod possible ie full leather,6 disc and 8 speakers-the winter pack and the 17" estoril alloys..
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this is the only picture i have in standard spec
The first mod
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The car was only 2 months old and i changed the audio
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changed the speakers to these all round
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then put in a header unit.After 9 different ones i settled on this
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by luck i purchased the ipod shelf of e bay for £40
Also put the alpine black bird sat nav in
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Last year i purchased some geniune R32 alloys with brand new tyres for £700 of e-bay and some R32 lights
and a private number plate
i got round to getting these ORIG r32 lights fitted even thou i got them for my birthday 4 weeks ago[:DD]
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bought orig r32 alloys with the tractor look

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got a remap done at awesome-which transformed the car-i went back down thier to get the map tweaked but the turbo blow up on thier rollers(no fault of Awesomes)
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So i was saving up like mad for some coil overs to get rid of the tractor look and got kw v1 fitted.These pictures where took straight after fitting,the kw have settled now and it is a bit lower..
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After the dreaded white worm had attacked the rear badge i purchased the new 3d ones but it sticked out by 2mm which i didn't like
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so i got the orig flat badge and got my mate to paint the front and back badges and i debadged it..
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Then got these fitted

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got high line clocks fitted thanks to Skard-not took any pics of these yet
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Rolling shot of my car(thanks Chris_mk4_golf
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photo taken by austin at panelcare in rochdale
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Darren came to my works today and the plan was to go from this
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and fit this R32 steering wheel
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but then me and Darren swapped and i got this instead
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Just like to thank Darren(mortygttdi) for fitting this today
After 2 long months i would like to thank TurboTrev for saving these for me until i got the cash together 19" bbs ck..my car had orig R32 alloys on..
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i had my car detailed last year just before summer as the swirls in the sun light were starting to annoy me every time the sun hit my car and been pearlescent black been one of the worst colours for showing swirls etc...After a few months i stupidly rushed to get my car clean to go to a show and put some swirls in the bonnet and down the sides :stupid:
I contacted Rich after seeing pics of his car perfectly cleaned..i went up to Rich house today and this is the results
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The finish Rich got on the paint work is amazing and his eye for detail is excellent..
Thank you Rich for today & it was good to meet you
i know this is a bit a marmite mod but i like it
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head lights changed for the dark gti ones..
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during
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after
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having seen a similiar post i thought i would try this little mod on my car by changing the white reverse lens to a red one out of my old light.....a small little mod but looks a lot better now
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after
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after seeing Chuffs build thread and his lcr splitter..thought it looked excellent so i fitted one to mine and also painted the calipers red and redid the dust sheilds black..the only pic i have is this one taken at the show on sat-
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bought these R32 calipers of e-bay last week
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then finally got them fitted today,just got the retaining clip to fit
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R32 rear brakes

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full miltek non res fitted
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vortex front splitter
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arrived thier a bit early but they got my car set up on the rollers awaiting for the arrival of Nick..he ran it as standard and it was pushing out 153bhp...then Nick mapped the car and the result is
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took a 4hr drive to see Chris and get the alpine ine s900r fitted today--when Chris removed my old header unit (alpine 320 with sat nav & ipod interface) he was shocked to see how a top Company that was in sunderland had wired up and botched the install..Chris reconnect the wires and installed the new unit..the bonus bit was the buttons on my mk6 steering wheel works now as well...its a excellent bit of kit now i have got the hang of it---i went for this unit over the rns10 because i am running to amps and a sub in the boot--also averaged 56mpg so all in all a good day for me

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Thanks to Richwig
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cars still running fine--at r/r dayi ts running a revo standard map
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Alloys refurb at the wheel specialist at Newcastle
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Took a little road trip to Darrons house (mortrygttdi) also like to thank Richn83 for supplying the polar fis unit
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BUT the best bit is--stage 2 hybrid
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Some photos of my car of the vagcar photo shoot
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vw fest 2012 harewood house
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Thanks Gulfstream for giving this to me at vw fest show
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took a trip down to Chorley to get my amps removed as i was sick of not been able to get to my spare--so from this
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to this
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this was took at the vagcar meet at necc
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thought i would try a different snow foam-good reports on detailing world
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it foams very well
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After a rinse
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Sorted out the battery clanp that a so called audio tuner had done
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to this
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philips blue 5v3 blue vision bulbs
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ring xenon xtreme bulbs
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At big fish tuning

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New switchs
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Fitted s3 gear selector for shorter gear change
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My car at Necc getting ready for Harewood house 2013
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Pic of the flakes in the paint
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Harewood 2013
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Also got the sticker i have been after for a long time
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Ed fitted tmps tomy car
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Also the proper high line clocks
S3 intercooler getting fitted
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Cheap mod--dark cherry red hazzard switch
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the oem one
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mini meet at mine
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had rear foot well illumination fitted
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Fitted led number plate bulbs
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Ever since i got my alpine ines900r header unit i have always wanted it to show in the high line part of the dash but nobody knew if it would work with a mk6 steering wheel and the inerface cable been £85 i thought better of it..Then Dandave got a cable to work on his,so i bought the cable for mine and fitted it tonight
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Since taking my audio out like the amps etc--thought it was time to put them back in starting with descreet sub box

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the audio has arrived
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boot build getting there
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well having made the disission to put myamps back in the boot and sub i wanted to put the VW symbol in the boot and i needed it cutting out of mdf but asi dont have any wood work tools i thought i would ring round a few joiners but the prices were stupid--so i looked on ebay and found this that cost £7
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so in the boot
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once in place and carpeted over should look ok

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this is the old style back box
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The new one fitted
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side by side
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All finished

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what a difference these make
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time to protect them bbs alloys

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full brake circle mod

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Dave for removing this lot!!!egr cooler
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and also carpeting the false floor to finish the boot of

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Then Damo for supplying the door lights & Dave fitting them
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got a ps2 to go in it but not sure as yet!!i was lucky with the header units as i sold them on about the same as what i bought them for but it did take a while[:DD]Also the amps & sub i changed 3 times as well until i got the audio where i wanted it
 

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You can looks amazing, nice finally meeting some members good drive down to and from Panelcare looking forward to the next meet and also seeing them 19" bbs on your car
 

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thanks pete-you must of being falling a sleep when you went on night shift on sunday night..hopefully the bbs alloys will be on at the end of june..thier is another leeds meet on the 2nd may that me and lee are going to all been well
 

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love the steering wheel mod.

is the highline mod the big lcd screen inbetwwen the dials? is that difficult to do?
swapping the clocks over is not difficult to do but getting the right parts is ie the clocks the slip ring and steering module

What clocks are those andy....
Not sure Rich i bought them of Skyard on here..he said they are of german e bay then coded to work on mine
 
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