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Old 01-04-2013, 04:21 AM   #31
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What hp did have to start with?

Love it, I have a tornado red four door, great car just need to sort out a few rattles. Never seen that interior colour, looks good

I'm looking to get front sensors and tpms sorted soon, I don't have the optic system so trying something bespoke....will post when I get round to it.

Good thread!
170hp to begin with, these GTs with the 1.4TSI engine in them (Twincharged)
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:09 AM   #32
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Got one of these in black



which is normally for carrying helmets, but can be used in the trunk of an everyday car, for transporting various things, like tools, umbrellas, i-pads, jackets, and it has anti-slip material so as to not move when driving.
Very clean, totally suggest it.
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:22 AM   #33
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Very nice.

Who's is the white MK6 Golf?
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:24 AM   #34
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Very nice.

Who's is the white MK6 Golf?
http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=294706
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:08 PM   #35
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So time for some more maintenance work today.

First of all let me show you the SPARCO helmet box I was talking about.



Very clean and tidy - love it.

Now, an issue I noticed is that the left side of the speakers wasnt heard as well as the right one. So off went the door card again with no second thoughts to find out what was happening



HERTZ unit revealed



And also some searching behind the head-unit, reveilled a bad connection from the past



All done,, re-installed, and ready for our next case to solve - Reverse light wouldn't go on, when reversing, and what is more, my park-tronic system was not working



Changed the bulb, checked the park-tronic wiring for cuts, even changed it to be sure, bought a new OEM reverse-light switch, installed it - yet nothing. So it was time to go around the car to find out where the bad connection was . . .

No bad connection here



No bad fuse



Nothing on the passenger side too



And, what do you know, we have a winner



OEM wiring gone bad through time. Made a new perfect connection and wrapped everything with my favorite Tesa fabric tape so as to be sure in the future.

What do you know . . .



It works.

More to come guys - Cheers
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Old 05-04-2013, 12:44 AM   #37
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New orders made today.

1. Carbon Fiber mirrors





2. More OEM goodies for my front end, from the stealership, like an OEM Gti front, to replace my GT one which has some defects that I dont like.

Stay tuned - many updates to follow
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Old 05-04-2013, 01:30 AM   #38
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Old 05-04-2013, 04:23 PM   #39
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So went to the stealership for some more shopping today, second time I am buying this thing - well worth the money for its oem quality though -nothing cheap here

Here it is



Along with the VW Badge



Going artistic



Carefully removed the GTI badge so as to modify it



As well as the red stripe



Removed the "I" easily with the heat gun, almost no glue residue left



I then prepped the parts that were to be painted, the VW badge, the GT one, and the stripe



Audi approved the whole procedure



A hint of the colour I went with


Time to remove this grille





Cleaned the inner bumper part



Stripe installed on the grille - looking good



Badge modified too



let's see how it came out





Yummy, looks like a win to me



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Amazing doc, this kinda blue stripe fits very well with the grey color.
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