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Well to complete this NEw forum Ill post My Bug... hope you like it..


Ill put a "last" photo here since nexr week it will go surgery (yet again) for a cup bumper, a large Front intercooler, all Samco Hoses and maybe a K04 good for 255 hp at the wheels....

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Year-2002
Make-VW
Model-New Beetle
Mileage-27500 –50k km
Original Color-Silver reflex
Current Color-Silver reflex
Engine- 1.8 Turbo 20v AVW

Engine Modifications- APR 93 oct with 3 programs, high flow kn filter, Samco RED turbo inlet and lower pipe. SMIC, oil cooler, n75j, forge 007, maf with no plastic screens, silicone hoses. Apexi Turbo timer, functional Hood Scoop for turbo and manifold cooling.

Exhaust Modifications-APR down pipe, and Remus cat back

Transmission Modifications-None

Suspension Modifications-Bilstein PSS9 Coilovers, 7mm wheel spacers, silicon mount in all the suspension, ECS motor mounts, mount silicon. Neuspeed, upper aluminium stress bar, lower front and rear sway bars (red). Painted engine cover.

Brake Modifications-Autotech stage III brakes, steel lines and painted calipers

Wheels and Tires- Michellin sport 1 235 40x17 mounted on Mille mIglia Evo 5 with German VW emblems For Track USe, 18X9.5 OZ superturismos RSI original Wheels for normal use with goodyear F1 Tires 235X40X18

Exterior/Body Modifications- Wingz west front spoiler and rear spoilers, Bernt upper front spoiler. Spoiler for the sunroof, aluminium front grille, Philips 50 watt HID at 4200 kelvins, clear euro driving light all around, Euro emblems (blue front and rear), Front and rear mud guards, clear lexan fog light covers, clear rear taillights aluminium short antenna and rearview mirror side blinkers. Modified and Painted Altezzas G2 with changed bulbs. Caractere side skirts.

Interior Modifications-Bicolor leather seats (like Turbo S)
Painted interior to match the exterior paint, land speed dash covers, aluminium kit for handles, 3 gauge carbon fiber pod made by Bernt with autometer gauges with led illumination, White dash illumination with fluorecent display, Nb convertible center console, Autodim rearview mirror, dual color leather covered steering wheel, center switch for rear electric spoiler, I pod conection, TT rest pedals and Phaeton aluminium pedals, TT vents on the dash and turbo timer.

Audio/Video/I.C.E. It has a monsoon Radio and it works quite well, so I just added a Sony MP3 10 disc cd player and put the controller in the roof, and changed all speakers for Infinity components and a Basslink powered Subwoofer at the trunk.

Mods on the way, cup front bumper, FMIC, K04 and Unitronic software....

Ill post pictures of the details later
 

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Here is another one....
 

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When I bought My bug I really wanted a Green one with leather cream colored seats, I wanted to put wood imitation interiors to match but Alas! none could be found and the Dealer gave a a could not refuse price on my Sport GLX so I began moding it right away...

Some of the mods underhood are:

A neuspeed Billet front stress Bar.
A K&n replacement filter.
A samco intake.
A custom hood scoop and I changed the interior liner.
Painted the engine cover.
Put an Oil cooler
a sensor for water, Oil presure, and oil temp. (autometers).
I painted also the front lip and installed Clear corners with HID Xenon by Philips/Hella.

You can see the hood scoop that took forever to make properly because I wanted the
sides of the scoop to mimic the curves of the hood, I did not like the scoops that disect
the hood with straight lines, (round for a reason remember?)

Also I have a wins West front spoiler that will be gone in les than 15 days and chrome rings around the fog lights and silver mesh in the air vent.

Luchas it that the next mod will do nothing to my bernt hood spoiler nor the Euro Emblem.
 

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Here is one from the side:

After a lucky event I was able to get genuine RSI OZ superturismos for the Bug
Those are magnesium alloy with a 18X 9.0 and shod with Goodyear F1 tires 235 40 18.

Charactere side skirts, changed the mirror for 2004 standard with working blinkers.

Also I put a roof spoiler because I hated the weird boom boom that the sun roof makes when drivind at 35 to 45 mph.

A small Tt antenna, a Wings west rear spoiler you can see the euro clear corners and the G2 altered altezas.

Luck has it that th eonly accident I have had is one 2 weeks ago when I hit a tire in the track, only a minor scratch that buffed out easily but mug BUG has not been in any kind of accident bending kind.

In the backgound you can see my 17 inch wheels that I use for track events with Michellin Sport 1 tires 235 40 17...... those wheels look incredible on video!!:D
 

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Vented and slotted brakes and Coilovers....:D
 

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Thanks a Lot...

Here are the superturismos with the vented autotech brakes. Originally I wanted Brembos or ECS brakes but Even the original brakes with good pads and vented/slotted discs out brake the tires, and they cool down quite fast so I did not change them, I spent the money on coilovers.

Here you can see the painted calipers but still no coilovers so the car is still high
 

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i really like those VWR rims, they are much nicer than the normal superturismos that OZ sells or even the Aristos (R32)
 

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Very nice. Looks like you have some window tinting. Is that a bluish tint? Any info on tint or percentage tinted? New York has some restrictions. If tinted, did you tint above also?

Thanks for tinting info.

Rich/02 Sport,Rflx Slvr,K&N
 

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YEp my tires propute because off the crazy offset 12mm !!! anyhow that will be a problem from the past this Nov 7 when the RSI kit is installed (its wider by 3 inches).

My tires as of now make the car very dirty when rain comes....:mad:

Now the tint in the Bug is 35% all around (well except the windshield).
 

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