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Old 01-16-2017, 01:17 PM   #1
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Wessley's 2012 GTI Autobahn Build Thread

My car is a 2012 GTI Autobahn with a manual. I have had 2 Infinitis prior, a 2005 G35 coupe and a 2011 G37s sedan. This is my first Euro car, my first FI car, and my first FWD car. This probably one of the only fwd cars I would ever buy but I digress. I have already started working on and buying parts for the car when I have only had it 2 months. Let's get started!

Engine/Performance:
Spectre Cold air intake: Temporary fix for whoosh noises til I get forge twintake
Beluga Catback Exhaust
Eurojet Catless Downpipe
R8 Coilpack
Cobb AP w/Stratified Tune

Suspension:
Coilovers: ST Suspensions
Strut Mounts: Febi TT-RS
Wheels:Enkei Tuning TS-10 18x8 et45
Tires: Michelin PSS 235/40/18

Exterior:
Lamin-x Headlight/Foglight tint
5% Tint front and back
50% tint on windshield
6000k Foglight bulbs
Dark cherry Euro Tail Lights
Diode Dynamics Demon Eyes
Klii Motorwerkes Side marker overlay and rear emblem inlay

Interior:
Radar Detector Hardwired Escort 9500ix
Full led interior kit
BFI Red Leather Shift Knob







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Old 06-06-2017, 01:32 PM   #2
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New wheel and tire setup
Enkei tuning TS-10 18x8 et45
Michelin PSS 235/40/18
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Old 06-06-2017, 04:19 PM   #3
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Very nice!
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Old 06-06-2017, 04:43 PM   #4
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nice build man. i just picked up a 2012 GIT 4 door autobahn last week. i was already planning on st coilovers for my ride. your stuff looks clean
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Old 06-06-2017, 05:07 PM   #5
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Welcome to the autobahn gang ✌️


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Old 06-07-2017, 02:57 AM   #6
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Nice update! I'm gonna add those wheels to my list of options. Really liking how they look.
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Old 06-07-2017, 05:39 AM   #7
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i'm loving the tails. makes me want to waste money on my car now...
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Old 06-07-2017, 08:07 AM   #8
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Looks fantastic man. One questions, did you actually open the headlight up to get the demon eyes in the projector??


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Old 06-07-2017, 08:23 AM   #9
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Looks fantastic man. One questions, did you actually open the headlight up to get the demon eyes in the projector??


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was wondering the same thing. also don't you get a ticket for the red coloring on the lights?
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Old 06-08-2017, 05:53 AM   #10
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was wondering the same thing. also don't you get a ticket for the red coloring on the lights?
I did cut open the head lights which was a pain in the a$$. I do have a wireless remote to turn the lights on and off. They also change colors but I normally don't drive with them on just for show and my enjoyment.
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Old 06-08-2017, 05:55 AM   #11
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Nice update! I'm gonna add those wheels to my list of options. Really liking how they look.
I love these wheels! The fitment was right where I wanted it and they're not reps 😂. I have only seen one other guy on the internet run these on a MK6.
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Old 06-08-2017, 03:37 PM   #12
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I did cut open the head lights which was a pain in the a$$. I do have a wireless remote to turn the lights on and off. They also change colors but I normally don't drive with them on just for show and my enjoyment.
that's pretty badass TBH
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Old 08-17-2017, 07:36 PM   #13
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Autocross

So I recently did my first autocross event. Had the time of my life and definitely will be doing it again in the future. It was pretty hard with my clutch being absolutely F***ed. Stage 2 was too much for OEM clutch after 2nd gear so there was some missed potential. Despite the clutch I did surprisingly well for my first event. I started at the bottom and made my way all the way up to middle of the pack which is fine with me since there were track spec cars pushing 700+hp.



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