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_FUBAR_ 03-24-2016 04:47 PM

Over the Hill
well my 08 jetta rolled over 100,000 miles. that gives me over 230,000 miles driven in a VW counting my mk4 and scirocco. so now that the jetta is on its way to death its in need of some help. the stock suspension is pretty much toasted. so what better solution than some ST coilovers. ordered those and a basic suspension rebuild kit. so waiting on the coilovers and other goodies. oh and tapatalk is nice. i couldnt stand the mobile web version.
quick run down of plans for the car.
coilovers and suspension/steering refresh
serpentine belt and waterpump
maybe coilpacks
clean MAF(never did it)
new air filter(want to build a CAI or a box for it
respray sideskirts
fix fog lights
tranny fluid and filter. this one scares me.
and when i aint driving, im flying.
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_FUBAR_ 03-29-2016 02:42 PM

_FUBAR_ 03-30-2016 02:50 PM

goods are on.

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_FUBAR_ 03-30-2016 03:56 PM

car cleaned. have to fix the rust on the pass. fender. the paint is ready to lift off.

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vwGLI 03-31-2016 05:45 PM

Its crazy what a little low can do to make the car look so much cleaner. Interested to see how you fix the rust also, my brother's b6a4 fender is toast.

_FUBAR_ 04-01-2016 05:56 AM

im just going grind that area down, filler if needed and primer. probably wont paint it for a while.

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_FUBAR_ 04-01-2016 02:05 PM

little box of parts came from Europaparts: inner tie rods, serp. belt, and tranny mount insert.

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_FUBAR_ 04-02-2016 10:07 AM

just realized i need another belt. damn mk5's

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_FUBAR_ 04-05-2016 06:08 PM

peeled this off
to reveal...
sanded it
primed it
honestly only spent 10 minutes on it. im probably going to pull the fender to treat the rust underneath. for now it will do.

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_FUBAR_ 07-04-2016 08:27 AM

modified my ST coils to go 1/2 lower up front. now i need a frame notch.

_FUBAR_ 04-01-2017 07:40 AM

I am still alive. Recently did a water pump diy video which will post. Also welded in a new flex pipe section. I feel like a kid again today. Just went and picked up OEM BBS CH028's for the Jetta. 18x8 235/40's ET43

vwGLI 07-05-2017 07:58 AM

Those look real clean on a mk5. Did you just go with a generic flexpipe? We're about to weld in a new flex pipe on my brother's b6.

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_FUBAR_ 07-19-2017 05:48 AM

Yeah. Used a 8in flex section. 2.25 in size pipe. Was pretty easy.

_FUBAR_ 09-30-2017 07:02 PM

Rattlecanned the wheels. Spring time the are getting curb rash fixed, stripped, and powdercoated oem silver.
Radiator is cracked. Just turned over 126,000. Have new fenders but am holding out until I get smaller tires.


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_FUBAR_ 10-07-2017 06:43 PM

Got my new tires and fenders on.

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