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  1. Fs: 17" long beach rims! Black

    Private Party 'For Sale' Classifieds
    I've got a gorgeous set of long beach rims I'd like to get rid of. These babies are 17" and have a 5 x 100 bolt pattern. Tires are 225-45-17. All 4 tires are almost brand new, two ARE brand new. Also I just sprayed them with 6 coats of flat black Plasti-Dip! They def look fantastic and...
  2. 08 with tinted tails

    MKV Mods and Installs
    I blacked out my tails using a spray tint called night shades i purchased from amazon for under $6.00 i did 3 coats what do you guys tnk
  3. A Look at Whats to Come

    VWOC Images / Video
    sorry for the poor image quality Still needs a few more coats of paint on the blue and needs clear. Gotta get the good stuff, which clear should I get (spray bomb of course)? Hope you like! See I told you I was gonna do it.:p
  4. Diy??

    MKV How-to's and DIY's
    Is there any diy's on how to paint lower grills? I'm trying to paint my jetta lower grills, they are chrome right now, and i want to paint them matte black.. any ideas or tips on how to do this?
  5. Colormatched sidemarkers

    MKV Mods and Installs
    So I went to the VW dealership the other day to pick up a spray can of UB paint to colormatch my sidemarkers. I asked the Parts guy for the can and he informed me that they were sold out. He looked around to see if no one was near and leaned in and whispered "go to canadian tire and pick up some...
  6. sanding+painting

    MKV Mods and Installs
    Hello ROC, I'm going to be painting my interior trim this week (or possibly weekend) and i'm just wondering what my order of operations should be for this mod. I know I should sand, paint, paint, clear coat (or something along these lines). I just don't know what kind of sand paper is good for...
  7. Painting rims...

    MKV Mods and Installs
    i've seen people paint hubcaps, but how would I go about painting these? how much should i sand? should i use some sort of motorized sander? i'm thinking flat black.. to match my emblems :D any thoughts?
  8. painted hubcaps

    Washing/Waxing/ Detailing
    I painted my hubcaps yesterday, its been 24 hours.. I applied atleast 3 coats of a darker mettalic grey and 2 coats of clear coat on each rim of my united grey rabbit. Would i be ok to wash them today as i am going to wash my car? i used dupli-color.
  9. Any waterspot tips that work?

    Washing/Waxing/ Detailing
    Since the first time my 07 uni black bunny was rained on; iv had HORRIBLE water spots. I just cant seem to get them out, iv tried everything from vinegar to scratch x to so many different brands of waxes. Iv even spent 200 getting it professionally detailed (100 a pop (just exterior)). Iv had no...
  10. Help With Smoking Tailights, and yes i've searched :P

    MKV How-to's and DIY's
    So today i bought a can of VHT Night shade, a can of clear coat and some 2000 grit paper. I don't want to do much in terms of darkening so ill just spray them probably twice. However i have some questions and i need some exact answers :). I need to know exactly where to tape around the tail...
  11. Painting in General...

    MKV Mods and Installs
    Hey I'm trying to paint my front emblem... How do I know when I have sanded enough? Should there be any chrome showing? Can someone point me to or write a step by step DIY for the actual painting process? Thanksss
  12. Painting Rims

    Washing/Waxing/ Detailing
    I happened to just buy an 09 rabbit.. at the time I bought the car, i could not afford to add the rims i wanted because of price.. now that i have the stock rim package i was thinking. Can i just paint the rims black? so is that a dumb move? I do want balck rims.. essentially they would be black...
  13. HElp with taillights pleaseee

    Washing/Waxing/ Detailing
    Hey guys i got the VHT nite shade taillight tinting cans and i did 4 coats they look nice and dark i love it but i have a probelm they look dull instead of that clean plastic shiny look :( i need help and i need to know wat i did wrong and if i can fix them :(
  14. i need some help

    MKV Mods and Installs
    Ok so i wanted to know if any one has painted the front grill of there Rabbit cause my fount end is pretty stock so i wanted to get that painted but befour i do it i wann see what it would look like so if any one can show me a pic of one. i would love it http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=nph16d&s=5
  15. Spray tint!?!

    MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    SO... like an idiot, i bought the stupid pre-cut tint. JUST TO SEE WHAT IT WOULD LOOK LIKE!!! Obviously it did not turn out the way i planned. bubbles, and scratches and messed up stretching...and to complete my ghettoness...i secretly taped the inside so that it wont come off with my ferocious...
  16. The coats in a new rabbit?

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hi guys, Anyone know what the different coatings are that the dealer does before handing off the keys for a new rabbit? I bought my 2007 last january and the dealer said something about a 2nd coating which they didn't get to. I meant to go back, but since my work is so far away and was...
  17. Ciggy Odor

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Last week I got an 06 Rabbit. (yeah). My frau got into it and immediately complained of cigarette odor from previous owners. Her nose is better than my nose. So, the question to y'all is: How do I remove cigarette odor from this car?
  18. Vw Badge Question

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    hi im new to the forums! I have an 08 rabbit and i want to black out my vw bdages on my car. ive look all over the internet for these and cannot find any for an mk5 vw. (does it matter what generation thier for?) I have also heard of some people just taking them off and sanding/painting it...
  19. blacked out vw

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hey. I have an 08 rabbit about a week old.so far I love it! I want to take off the front emblem and paint It black. I know bow to remove the emblem that's not the problem. I know you have to sand prime a couple coats of paint then clearcoat. But for the black paint should I get the matte black...
  20. Protecting my paint from the Florida sun...

    Washing/Waxing/ Detailing
    Hi all, Still waiting on my rabbit, but I had a question that I thought you all might be able to help me with: At home, I park under my building (it's on stilts) so my car will be protected from rain and sun and whatnot. The only thing it might encounter is the neighbor's cat walking on the...
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