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Hi everyone I wanted to share with you some photos of my project car.
I'm planning to upgrade my engine to 450HP, I already start buying parts for the engine, but before that, I did some upgrades on the car.
This can be a nice album of the project.

Cheers!!!!

This is the car that I start with :) is not the greatest condition,but is good for the start.
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Than I started changing the seats...
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Cleaning the engine bay.:
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I bought new rims for winter tires...In the same time I polished car part by part...
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More pics in the next post :)
 

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New exhaust:)
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completly new look :)
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I also did car insulation :) YOu can see mora about that on this post

I did an inspection of the car and I noticed a lot of rusty parts...Some of them are missing. Completly disappeared.
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Definitly is time to upgrade all those parts and make car safer and nicer :D
 

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Summer arrieved and we get new beautiful set of 18" 8.5 and 9.5J ET 30 JR17 for the summer tires 235 40 18 and 255 40 18:)
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and this is the new look without white roof :) new tires and most of that :D
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As you can see tires are bigger than fender now,tires a bit wider

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How ever,I'm ready not to make world unique first body kit for new beetle by my self.
I have scaned data from my car and now is just fun to design,make actual piece,mold it and produce final fender:)
See you soon with more updates ;)

Cheers ;)

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Nice, work; which Bilstein shocks and struts, did you go with? Thanks. :)
Hi @billymade,
thank you.

I go with Bilstein B6 standard/factory lenght.
For the front I go with:
BILSTEIN 4025258613990
and for the rear I go with this
BILSTEIN 4025258633790

I don't have strut bar on my car...but for the sway bar I go with H&R
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Cheers,
Djordje
 

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What is your opinion on the powerflex poly bushings; on your suspension rebuild? Some have gone with solid rubber bushing for the trailing arms; on the subframe from the seat cupra, rather then poly bushings. Thoughts?

Seat Cupra Rear Axle Bushing Pair (A4)
Spidan-GKNSpidan-GKN

OEM Number: 6LL501541 Manufacturer Number: 411945

I installed some poly bushing on my front control arms; i ended up, having to use energy brand grease, to get them, to stop squeaking.

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I am about to upgrade my shocks and struts; how would you describe the Bilstein B6 ride quality, performance characteristics and would you recommend them to others? Thanks.



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What is your opinion on the powerflex poly bushings; on your suspension rebuild? Some have gone with solid rubber bushing for the trailing arms; on the subframe from the seat cupra, rather then poly bushings. Thoughts?

Seat Cupra Rear Axle Bushing Pair (A4)
Spidan-GKNSpidan-GKN

OEM Number: 6LL501541 Manufacturer Number: 411945

I installed some poly bushing on my front control arms; i ended up, having to use energy brand grease, to get them, to stop squeaking.

Formula 5 Prelube


I am about to upgrade my shocks and struts; how would you describe the Bilstein B6 ride quality, performance characteristics and would you recommend them to others? Thanks.



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Hey @billymade ,

I decide to go with purple powerflex which is not that stiff as black one...
For the suspension i bought this one:
and for the rest of car I go with the kit for golf Mk4 2wd
everything is well packed and fit on beetle as well.

I also upgrade and springs.I go with eibach standard lenght.I actually kept factory height of the car.I didn't lower them at all.
For the suspension upgrade I can say my car i very,very stiff now.They are not soft and its hard to say is it just shock absorbers,because I redone everything on my car.

Definitely I'm super happy because is very stable and it's ready for more power...

Thanks,
Djordje
 

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Hey everyone,

little update of the new parts :))))

1.8T Race timing belt high performance KIT
INTAKE MANIFOLD FMIC PRO AUDI VW 1.8T
Black Front Mount Intercooler Kit
1.8T 20V Forged Piston & Steel Con-Rod Set by Wiseco & BAR-TEK®



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