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Ok, so I'm reaalllyyy bored at work, so I figured I'd finally post my build thread.

Purchased new on June 2, 2008.





^ I cant believe how different it looks now!

July 9, 2008 - Yellow city lights and spray tinted tails.





July 13, 2008 - Smoked Sidemarkers, OSIR spoiler (obviously did not fit lol), and stickers!







August 10, 2008 - Plastidipped rear emblem, Tinted & Dropped! Bought Autotech Clubsport kit and removed OSIR spoiler.







September 2, 2008 - Wheels! I found a local who was selling RS6 Replica wheels. Dont remember what the sizing was. I also removed the plastidip from the rear emblem and put it on the front :headbang:.







Heres another with the RS6 wheels



Now on to my "HDR phase" :lol:

October 23, 2008 - Weathertech visors, Votex front lip and GTI sideskirts





Heres a non HDR'd one



October 24, 2008 - Pictures with a friend



more HDR lol



 

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Winter mode

January 30, 2009 - Votex lip sold, wheels off for the winter





February 1, 2009 - GTI Rear valence, GLI sideskirts, and mesh grill fresh from the body shop!







I also picked up a Painted Votex lip from a local dubber



February 10, 2009 - GTI rear and Magnaflow catback installed



February 24, 2009 - Bought a Highline CECM and installed OEM fogs





March 4, 2009 - Bought some VMR VB3's and test fitted them



March 8, 2009 - Painted Votex installed, H&R street coils installed, VMR VB3 put on









March 12, 2009 - GTI Headlights installed



March 15, 2009 - GLI sideskirts installed









March 22, 2009 - Rabbit 5-bar lower grilles installed



April 3, 2009 - Yellow FTPs



Rolling shot



May 2009 - I wanted to go lower so I bought FK Konigsports

May 17, 2009 - FK Konigsports and Driver gear tinted tails installed







May 19, 2009 - My tires were too fat and ended up burning my rear quarters. I picked up some huffs in the mean time, and also put on my roof rack.







June 15, 2009 - Skinnier tires acquired for VMR's







July 2, 2009 - Bought my Work VS-XX from Ducky.





I also had my exhaust tips extended









Also got color matched sidemarkers



August 10, 2009 - Driver gear rear spoiler installed.

 

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October 17, 2009 - Just picked up my car from my friends house after air ride install - setup is Universal Air front bags and Air house 2 rear bags with FK struts







Also bought a Rear carbon fiber diffuser from Genome









Not much happened over the next few months. I bought Duckys LED tails and was just waiting to install them.

February 15, 2010 - Euro LED tails installed









Random picture of my trunk set up



March 21, 2010 - Work VS-XX re-finished in J's Racing Teal









May 5, 2010 - I wanted to lay frame so I bought Air lift Slam kit front bags and got the job done



May 16, 2010 - More pics after Air lift bags were installed. I also upgraded to flickr lol











Thats all I have for now. Thanks for looking. I will be updating this thread as I get new stuff for my Rabbit.
 

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Wow, that's quite the transformation. Car is definitely one of my favorite MkV's!

And that last pic with the steelies looks awesome :D
 

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Awesome build bro.
 

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i dunno about that sticker sir. bit much methinks for non vip.


besides that, well done sir. very well done.

CW FTW
Which sticker are you referring to?

You bringing the wheels with ya?
Yup. Don't want to risk them getting messed up on the drive there. I dont care about my steelies, but even a little something happened to the works, I would cry lol.
 

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looks great man!!

I was thinking about painting my GTI rear like yours, but then i saw the Thunderbunny rear is only 188 at ECS, definitely going to get that when i get the money!
 

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Man i am in envy of your car. Its all done so clean IMO and you picked the perfect color for the rims. How much did you pay for the Work VS-XXs?

Keep up the awesome work man!!
 

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You came a long way man....looks slick!

Let me know if you go to any meets, etc.... as I live in IL as well, would be cool to meet you and see your car in person.....

Cheers
 

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looks great man!!

I was thinking about painting my GTI rear like yours, but then i saw the Thunderbunny rear is only 188 at ECS, definitely going to get that when i get the money!
Thunderbunny rears on sale?? Hmmm...

Man i am in envy of your car. Its all done so clean IMO and you picked the perfect color for the rims. How much did you pay for the Work VS-XXs?

Keep up the awesome work man!!
Thanks man. I appreciate it. I picked up the wheels for $1800 shipped with tires. I got a really good deal on them.

thats one insane rabbit great build thread
Thanks.

You came a long way man....looks slick!

Let me know if you go to any meets, etc.... as I live in IL as well, would be cool to meet you and see your car in person.....

Cheers
I"m in Minnesota right now, so if your coming to Eurowerks, you'll see my car.
 

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