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It's been a while since I've posted pics of my baby, so here goes!

When I bought the car (December 2004) it came with mint Santas and F1s, but in April I put my Azev Type AS on:

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I absolutely love these wheels, the look, quality and also rareness
make them my favourite for the mk4. However, my tyres are running low
and the wheels could do with a little bit of TLC, so I decided to put
the Santas back on for the winter. Also, it had been a few weeks since
I'd cleaned my car so here are a few before and after pics . . .

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Now for the clean ones . . .

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The wheels have really changed the look of the car - With the Azevs it
had one of the most squatty looks I've ever seen and was quite lairy.
However, now that the Santas are on it looks very OEM+ and much more
grown up!

Handling has changed much more than I imaginged it would, speed bumps
are much less of a problem even though I've not adjusted the coilovers.

All opinions are welcome . . .
 

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it's a good looking car mate :eek:D
See you on here often but I don't think I've seen the car before, liking the US rear lights a lot, don't they just go on a black mk4 ... mmm
 

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I took the original one off and replaced it with a colour coded Passat
one - But I was a bit too aggressive with the Karcher one day and it
flew over to next doors garden [:$]

Will get another one soon!

Im going through a bit of a "I wanna soend money on the car stage at the mo" so need to kerb that ASAP!
 

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Love the car mate nearly brought those wheels a while back avez i mean but got outbid on fleabay! really like the entire look of your car your running lower than me but im a big woss when it comes to that......keep it up!!!!![:)]
 

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Thanks for the comments - Im loving the different look of the Santas,
but Im sure when March/April comes round I'll be gagging at the bit to
get the Avevs back on!

I've got some OEM Xenons waiting to go on and UPsolute chip should be done next Friday so it'll be like having a new car again!

Wanna get the badge on ASAP now I've seen them pics!
 

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Looks great steve ! Be good to see you at a meet again soon too.

Two questions :

  1. How have you found the highsports ? Iirc, that's what you have ? have the threads started to rust or not ?
  2. Did you have any foglights in your rear us clusters ? Adi and I just realised that they don't come wired up so to speak. You have to pop a plastic cap off inside and insert your fog light bulb on the bulb holder. It's then a pig of a job to the holder past the bit of metal that sticks out into the cluster area. This is only on the drivers side, btw. The passenger side is fine. Just wondered what you did about the foglights with those !

Cheers mate.
 

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Looking spot on mate! ride height is bang on how much have you lowered it by? Think i perfer the santa's mate,Great looking car!
 

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Looks good mate...even with the santa's on, it still looks low. Was the first thing i thought was how low slung the rear end looks.

Not too low but just gettin the wheels to sit nice in the arches which is what i like.
 

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Anniversary spoiler - Had the votex one on my old mk4 and prefer the Anni one as it's a touch smaller
 

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Thanks mate, Im defianately more of a summer meets man tho!

1. Re: Highsports - Had a check when we swapped the wheels and
everything seems fine. Only prob was the bump stops are on theri way
out, but the actual suspension was ok. Dad gives it a good coating of
the FK Spray and some other stuff too every time we check them.

2. Re: US Spec Rear Lights - I just popped the plastic cover and fitted the bulb same as on my previoud lights iic?
 
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