Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

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Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby jikozi » Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:48 pm

Featured Car: July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

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Q&A:

Your Name: Ken Brott

Car's Name: Das Hoop-d

Model/Year: 1988 Jetta Coupe

How long have you had your car?
2-ish Years

Is there anything unique about the history of this car?
Was purchased the car from another awesome SacWater couple.

Why did you choose to purchase this car?
Because its a Coupe, I'm a hoarder, i didn't have one yet.

Does anything in particular influence the direction you take when modifying your car?
Attempting to build the small bumper car of my dreams. And fun. Fun is fun.

What would you do to the car if money were no object?
Buy a Smog exemption from the communist state of California.

Who has been your biggest critic of this project?
The other awesome SacWater couple. LOVE YOU GUYS!x5

Personal Message or Special Thanks:
I would to like to thank my Mom for not killing me when I brought home yet another car that didn't run.

Car Details:

Interior Modifications:
Corrado seats, Brown north american diesel center console in the trunk, white faced gauges, accordian boot shifter boot.

Exterior Modifications:
Euro Bumpers, round head lights, roof rack.

Wheels/Tires:
....a few sets....

Brakes:
Swapping out Corrado brakes for early GTI brakes to clear baby wheels. SS brake lines, rear disc conversion, and GLI master cylinder.

Engine:
Factory 1.8L 8v complete with toilet bowl manifold and down pipe.

Exhaust:
The better part of a TT exhaust system with a Borla muffler and a shiny metal exhaust tip.

Suspension:
Free to me coil-overs coming soon. Front and rear adjustable stress bars.

Future Mods:
Registration, insurance and placing the parts where they properly belong. Also Replacing all the grounding straps and the wire that self ignited under the dash due to poor engine grounds.

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Congrats Kenny! :thumbup:
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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby zuhaelter_82 » Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:36 am

This is the best COFTM yet!
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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby 8v fury » Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:49 am

Congrats

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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby ducatipaso » Wed Jul 10, 2013 7:22 am

this shoulda been run in april :)

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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby OGbarbieGIRL » Wed Jul 10, 2013 4:15 pm

Congrats kenny!!
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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby originalrecipekenny » Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:47 pm

Hey its your car too my dear.
Hi, I'm Kenny.

Pfffft.

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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby lito » Wed Jul 10, 2013 11:53 pm

Congrats!

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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby turtlesgirl » Thu Jul 11, 2013 2:38 am

I love that little [bish]. She may be all calm and peaceful now.. She's just waiting for you to unleash the sassy
Love this

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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby originalrecipekenny » Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:19 pm

That lovely turd is reg, smog, and an alignment away.....
Hi, I'm Kenny.

Pfffft.

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Re: Featured Car for July 2013 is Kenny's 1988 Jetta Coupe

Postby turtlesgirl » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:17 pm

originalrecipekenny wrote:That lovely turd is reg, smog, and an alignment away.....


Seriously dude???? So rad.. So so so rad
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