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Where are you SnapDragon?
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After many years away I am back in the family with my new 03 turbo s. I picked her up across state and as I got to know her on the drive home it was so amazing the difference it was to be back behind the wheel. I also noticed some unique changes that have been made and started a shopping list of what I want to do to make her my own. I can't wait to get it all done!
 

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That looks like Sharona!
 

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Where are you SnapDragon?
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I got her in Shelton has a couple unusual features thats makes her destinctive. The take 5's are the most obvious, then there's the phatbox in the trunk, kenwood head unit, and somewhat disappointingly a non turbo s steering wheel. edit after looking through Sharona's thread I think your right, which is funny cause I told the dealer I got it from that I may have know the previous owner lol
 

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Looks like it. The girl who got it from me is in Shelton.
 

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I got her in Shelton has a couple unusual features thats makes her destinctive. The take 5's are the most obvious, then there's the phatbox in the trunk, kenwood head unit, and somewhat disappointingly a non turbo s steering wheel. edit after looking through Sharona's thread I think your right, which is funny cause I told the dealer I got it from that I may have know the previous owner lol
They must have kept the wheel because it was on when I sold it.
 

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The phatbox stopped working.
 

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When I sold it it had just had a new clutch and suspension (Bilstien) Slightly lowered.
 

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Yeah there's a few minor things that are either not working or not hooked up but I'm making a list. The main thing was getting her, now it's just taking care of her
 

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One of the guys at maverick added some party lights for me on my stop before work tonight
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To do list:
Fix idle surging - possible mass airflow sensor, or dirty get valve

Window washer tube - patched will need replaced

Etc light - no idea button does nothing will

Driver door lock - seems to be pretty fubar wont lock with remote, wont set off alarm when door opens, wont roll down windows when key is held in unlock

Gas flap - release wont latch pin seems to be missing gas cap tie also broken

Steering wheel - needs turbo s wheel back

Automatic spoiler - not working

Butt warmers - not working

Custom interior leather - replace the worn out stuff and make it like a cc with the new color

Audi tt vent mod - cause aluminium looks sharp

Black interior swap - delete light grey

Chip it - if it hasn't been done already

Paint or wrap - the paint on it looks so good I'm rethinking doing a paint job so maybe a wrap but since thats last theres plenty of time to think color vw bottle green LA6J/8V or similar

More to come as I remember and find any deeper issues
 

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I'm just glad that Mutato's Turbo S is back in the Org family. I got a ride in it, so if you find my DNA, you'll know why.
 

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Well the little mom and pop dealer I got it from didn't detail it at all so that's very possible theres still some there Lol. I should add a deep clean to the list
 
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