Stock MK3 Golf What would you do first?

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Stock MK3 Golf What would you do first?

Postby vwabbitman » Thu May 10, 2007 7:38 pm

I am getting the MK3 Golf from Frank(Humboldt Corrado) on Saturday and am wondering what upgrades i should do. As far as I know the car is stock. So after I have the windshield replaced and get a new drivers door handle what should I upgrade. Heres some pics of it.

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What should I do and how much would it cost. Also where can i get a drivers door handle. Could I put the passenger handle on the drivers door and just get a rear door handle for the passenger side.
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Postby ohsnap » Thu May 10, 2007 7:56 pm

What would jesus do?
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Postby vwabbitman » Thu May 10, 2007 7:58 pm

ohsnap wrote:What would jesus do?

Beat the shit outa you like I am gonna do at the BBQ.
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Postby ohsnap » Thu May 10, 2007 8:05 pm

vwabbitman wrote:Beat the shit outa you like I am gonna do at the BBQ.


Creative response. NOT. :OP:
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Postby vwabbitman » Thu May 10, 2007 8:09 pm

K9jetta wrote:bahahahahahahaha :rofl:

unless the car needs attention in other areas, i would emphatically vote suspension first....always first :thumb:

What would you upgrade/add to the suspension first.
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Postby vwabbitman » Thu May 10, 2007 8:10 pm

ohsnap wrote:Creative response. NOT. :OP:

Ah does little nicky feel scared. Ah how cute.
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Postby ohsnap » Thu May 10, 2007 8:12 pm

vwabbitman wrote:Ah does little nicky feel scared. Ah how cute.


Did I miss a part of our conversation.... or did that just totally come out of nowhere???
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Postby ohsnap » Thu May 10, 2007 8:35 pm

K9jetta wrote:and speaking of bang-for-the-buck, Nick probably has something to say right about now...


YOU GOT THREADJACKED foo!!

Was that what I was supposed to say?
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Postby vwabbitman » Thu May 10, 2007 8:39 pm

Ok here is what has been 'upgraded'.

it has the new interior (sport seats), dual chamber lights, fogs, smoked tails, new badgeless grille. and got a good interior scrubbin'
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Postby ohsnap » Thu May 10, 2007 8:40 pm

vwabbitman wrote:Ok here is what has been 'upgraded'.

it has the new interior (sport seats), dual chamber lights, fogs, smoked tails, new badgeless grille. and got a good interior scrubbin'


Whoot on smoked and badgeless grille!! Next up for mine :)
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Postby vwabbitman » Thu May 10, 2007 9:37 pm

So after suspension what should I do.

I wonder what Frank had planned to do to it. hmm.... I wonder......
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Postby wack_rabbit » Thu May 10, 2007 10:40 pm

ohsnap wrote:Creative response. NOT. :OP:

Dude keep egging him on. He is really gonna whip your ass when he sees you.

I think he said something about cuffs and a water but i dont know.

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Postby Turtle-Dude » Thu May 10, 2007 10:56 pm

vwabbitman wrote:So after suspension what should I do.

I wonder what Frank had planned to do to it. hmm.... I wonder......


Don't worry about what Frank would do to it. Frank has a JOB. Anthony is right. Suspension first, brakes second, powah third, though it's tough to stick to that it's the smartest route.
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Postby vwabbitman » Thu May 10, 2007 11:13 pm

zoso wrote:How about everyone keeps the off topic stuff about physical violence to themselves so this thread doesn't have to be locked :thumb:

Yeah I am just acting grown up and not replying to the off topic stuff.
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Postby vwabbitman » Thu May 10, 2007 11:17 pm

Turtle-Dude wrote:Don't worry about what Frank would do to it. Frank has a JOB. Anthony is right. Suspension first, brakes second, powah third, though it's tough to stick to that it's the smartest route.

I just did that to see if Frank would post in here.
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Postby wack_rabbit » Sat May 12, 2007 12:10 am

vwabbitman wrote:Yeah I am just acting grown up

Did ANYONE else notice this. Oh my god. Greg. Grown up. :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

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Postby wack_rabbit » Sat May 12, 2007 12:16 am

vwabbitman wrote:What upgrades should I do?

Well I think you should do anti roll bars, poly bushings, and sport springs and struts. And god forbid get some new rims. I would upgrade the brakes after(or before) the suspension. The way you drive before. Then I would do high flow exhaust and chip. Then if you feel like tearing into the engine you could upgrade some of the internals. Then upgrade the body.

Well that what I would do. How about everybody else.

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Postby BDF02M » Sat May 12, 2007 1:55 am

zoso wrote:How about everyone keeps the off topic stuff about physical violence to themselves so this thread doesn't have to be locked :thumb:

I had a thread like this the other day, which got jacked. So I erased it. :(
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Postby vwabbitman » Sat May 12, 2007 7:38 am

ChicoGLI wrote:I had a thread like this the other day, which got jacked. So I erased it. :(

Well as long as Nick stays away we should be good. :thumb:
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Postby diz_gti » Sat May 19, 2007 11:48 pm

:rofl:
ohsnap wrote:YOU GOT THREADJACKED foo!!

Was that what I was supposed to say?
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Postby diz_gti » Sat May 19, 2007 11:53 pm

ill pay 50.00 to see you guys go at it :box:

when i first got my car i did suspension first. i got weitech springs with bilstien shocks. gonna put upper rear and front stress bars soon andsway bars
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Postby SkunkWerks » Sun May 20, 2007 8:43 am

I've been trying to sell some Koni yellow (adjustable) shocks and struts forever. Contact me if you are interested.

First, work on the suspension then work on the brakes before you do engine mods.
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Postby diz_gti » Sun May 20, 2007 12:00 pm

what kinda car? how much?
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Postby vwabbitman » Sun May 20, 2007 12:52 pm

SkunkWerks wrote:I've been trying to sell some Koni yellow (adjustable) shocks and struts forever. Contact me if you are interested.

First, work on the suspension then work on the brakes before you do engine mods.

I would love to have them but im selling a set of suspension because I wont be putting it on anytime soon and they would just sit and I need money. I think first thing for the car will be brakes since that looks to be the cheapest out of brakes and suspension. The suspension I want is coilovers(Koni I think) $1500-$2000 for that and upgrade to 10 inch rotors(i think the car has 9.4" rotors on it now) on the front free since I have the whole set up already.
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Postby wack_rabbit » Mon May 28, 2007 9:44 pm

vwabbitman wrote:I would love to have them but im selling a set of suspension because I wont be putting it on anytime soon and they would just sit and I need money. I think first thing for the car will be brakes since that looks to be the cheapest out of brakes and suspension. The suspension I want is coilovers(Koni I think) $1500-$2000 for that and upgrade to 10 inch rotors(i think the car has 9.4" rotors on it now) on the front free since I have the whole set up already.

Um just so you know the brakes on the mk3s are 10.1" iirc


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