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  1. Color matching side mouldings

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Can I sand down and paint my textured black side mouldings, or would it be better/easier to buy a smoothed/primed set and just paint those?
  2. 81 rabbit diesel two different size rear brakes

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    81 rabbit has 180mm id brake drums on driver side and what appears to be large 200mm on passenger side.:confused: found a matching set of backing plates ( the larger size) now can't find drums that match. I tried 81 dasher/pickup drums...they won't work. any ideas?
  3. two different size rear brakes

    1981 diesel rabbit has two different size rear brakes 181 mm on driver side and the passenger side appears to be 200mm ID. Found a set of matching rear backing plates (the larger size) Tried using 81 dasher drums but they don't match NEED HELP Bart
  4. rev matching on the 2011 jetta 2.5L se

    Jetta Owners Club
    I understand how rev matching works in principle, but I don't know the optimal points/powerband ranges for each gear. Also, was wondering if anyone knew the optimal upshift points? Thanks.
  5. 15 to 16 inch wheels-speedo now off?

    Hey folks, Picked up a '08 Rabbit the other day. Great deal, has been shown lots of TLC by previous owner. I now have a matching set of Vdubs, a silver '99 van and the new silver Rabbit. Anyway the steel wheels where replaced by 16" rims from another VW. Is this going to throw the speedo off...
  6. Just ordered my votex lip

    MKV Mods and Installs
    Hey guys just ordered my new lip and a carbino cai. I was just wondering what paint would closest match the gti sideskirts as i plan on getting some of those aswell. I want to color match them. I was thinking of color matching it all to my car, but if i like the way the black looks i can just...
  7. Looking for a VW Golf 2 body 1987 or older

    GTI New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hello, i'm in a bit of a bind. I am looking for a VW Golf 2 body that is 1987 or older and it must still have the paperwork registraion with matching VIN. My current golf is rusting out too badly and i put alot of work into the interior to just call it a lost cause. To fix the rust will be a lot...
  8. updated pics freshly washed......

    Your VW Rabbit Photo Gallery
    Just a few updated new anythings
  9. FS: MK4 Jetta Lock cylinders

    Private Party 'For Sale' Classifieds
    I have for sale here a door lock cylinder, a trunk lock cylinder (with emblem ;)) and the fuel door/trunk switch. With matching flipkey. This was off of a 1999 Jetta. Im asking 55$ shipped.
  10. Is downshifting in VW tiptronic bad?

    MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    Hey all, long time lurker first time poster here. Sometimes when im feeling frisky I like to smack my shiftknob over to tiptronic and shift up and down when im zipping around town, you know. Well the dealer told me when I was taking the test drive that the car will automatically downshift when...
  11. Color Matching

    MKV How-to's and DIY's
    Not sure if this is already or there or not, but I couldn't find it. What is a good way to fill in scratches on the plastic inside the car? Thanks!
  12. Help with wheel color

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    I want to repaint my wheels since I will fix my curb rashes(yea I have a lot of them and they are very bad), I'm thinking to repaint the center part of the wheels because the silver paint it's coming off on some spokes(less then two years old wheels :(). I have a SB and I don't know what color...
  13. Center tire cap with WV emblem

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    I am about to purchase some rims without the vw center tire caps. Does this sound fishy? If not, does anyone know the price of said center caps?
  14. Side markers!

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Ok I need/want everyones opinion on ESEtuning color matched side markers. I know a lot of people have them, so I assume it is a good product. However, they do not colormatch for a Sage Green but I was thinking about smoking the side markers/turn signals. So do you think it would look better...
  15. votex lip + gti sideskirts question

    MKV Mods and Installs
    hey all, excuse my ignorance but i was wondering if a votex front lip would line up with gti sideskirts (as in if one drops lower than the other). thanks a lot, cheers
  16. Carbonio Installed!!

    MKV Mods and Installs
    I just installed my carbonio cai to my 07 rabbit! It sounds insane with the help of my custom cat back maganaflow!! I will post up pix later.. :D:
  17. (UG) Badgeless Grille

    MKV Mods and Installs
    So next week my badgeless grille will be arriving. But still don't know what I'll be doing with it. - Plasti dip the grille (black) ? - Color match the grille ? - I was gonna get the notches filled.. but it cost so much :( .. so i'm just using the hood/bumper Notch filler kit. - Color...
  18. Pics of my Rabbit (finally)

    Your VW Rabbit Photo Gallery
    Alright, So I finally got pics of my rabbit. Also included is my newest mod, the Edition 30 E-brake, sure feels sexy. Cant wait to get the matching SW. Enjoy!
  19. i need help with this wire

    MKV Mods and Installs
    okay, so when u lock or unlock the car, the light bulb on the side mirror blinks (so does the ones on the taillights and on the front) i need to use the wire from the harness in the headlight (the one that shows either positive or negative)when the city light blinks when arming/disarming the car...
  20. Fit or No fit?

    MKV Mods and Installs