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Eurotuner's October 2007 - Reader's Rides

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Oct 1, 2007

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Ride of the Month Prize

Congrats to Eric for winning ROTM against some fierce competition. For being chosen, he receives one of our limited edition et wheel t-shirts from Waterfest 13. We still have a few left in S, L and XL. If you'd like to buy one before they run out, send a $15 check or money order payable to Source Interlink. Send it to eurotuner wheel shirt, 6420 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Remember to include your return address and t-shirt size.

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Ride Of The Month

'88 VW GTI
Eric Hockman * Denver, CO
'89 Golf Rallye swap with OEM FMIC, Bahn Brenner stage 4 blower with small pulley, billet fuel rail and software, Schrick 276 cam, K&N, Neuspeed wires, custom 2.5" exhaust, 3.5bar FPR, Mk3 020 transmission, G60 flares and brakes, '85-spec rear glass, crosshair headlights, Hella smoked tails and bumper lights, Kamei grille blend, Koni coilovers, poly bushings, Neuspeed sway bars, Autotech strut bars, Drag DR20 wheels, Alpine deck with iPod interface, Infinity mids, GLI leather wheel, custom gauges, Recaros

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'05 VW Golf 2.0
Jason Santo Colombo * Pittsburgh, PA
K&N filter, Techtonics 2.25" exhaust with Borla muffler, custom painted hood, shaved notch, rear emblem, uni-black rub strips, mirrors and moldings, 18" BBS RC wheels, OEM Euro rear bumper, Kamei eyelids, tinted tails and markers, color-matched engine and battery covers, Megan springs, plaid door panel inserts, golf ball shifter

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'95 VW Jetta GL
Carlos Velazquez * Puerto Rico
Aerospeed panel filter, 17" Momo wheels, Freedom Design springs, projector fogs, Kenwood deck, speakers and amplifier, Planet Audio 10" sub, custom eyelids and shift boot

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'87 VW GTI
Kipp Salhus * Ferndale, WA
VR6 12v swap, Kinetic stage 1 turbo kit, Techtonics 2.5" exhaust with Flowmaster muffler, H&R Cup kit, charcoal grey paint, Mk3 leather seats and brake conversion, FK badgeless grille and crosshair headlights with city lights, Euro big front bumper, shaved markers, 16" Enkei OR-52 wheels, Toyo tires

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'99 VW Passat 1.8T
Mike White * Jacksonville, FL
18" Privat Netz wheels, badgeless grille, KYB struts, Vogtland Sport springs, Neuspeed front and rear sway bars

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'94 VW GTI
Steffon Mitchell * Ramstein AFB, Germany
Custom CAI and exhaust with VR6 muffler, Wetterrauer chip, H&R Cup kit with Eibach springs, VR6 brakes, Auto Meter gauges, Focal mids, Rockford subs, Kenwood DVD player, badgeless grille, angle-eye projector headlights

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'00 VW GTI VR6
Andres Gutierrez * El Paso, TX
OBX header and plug wires, cat and resonator delete, Fox DTM muffler, AEM CAI, Denso plugs, Neuspeed Race springs, Brembo drilled and slotted rotors, custom two-tone interior, German badges, two 12" Rockford Fosgate subs

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'96 VW GTI VR6
Kavon Ravanbakht * Raleigh, NC
GIAC software, Ractive CAI with ITG intake and breather filters, StopTech calipers with EBC slotted rotors and pads, Euro Sport UDP, exhaust and Ignition wires, Eibach springs, Koni shocks, SS brake lines, Euro lip spoiler, smoked fogs, Hella dual rounds, BFG tires

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'98 VW Golf K2
Carlos Garay * Bronx, NY
Ported and polished head, GIAC chip, Techtonics 276 cam and adjustable gear, OBX header, Magnaflow cat, custom 2.5" exhaust, ABD Big Bore CAI, Neuspeed short shifter, lightweight F/W, Clutchnet stage 2 clutch, H&R springs, KYB struts, Euro Sport sway and stress bars, angel-eye headlights, 17" Konig rims, clear fogs

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'02 BMW 330Ci
Dwayne Harrigan * Osan Air Base, South Korea
K&N filter, Active Autowerke software, Gen 2 exhaust and short shifter, 19" Breyton Imagine wheels, Brembo rotors, Ground Control coilovers with Eibach springs, Turner Motorsport aluminum rear shock mounts, Alpine deck, Phoenix Gold amps, Boston speakers and subs

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'05 VW GTI 1.8T
Nina Falgout * Pittsburgh, PA
Painted pink and black, checkerboard roof and hood

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'00 VW GTI VR6
Jason Baxter * Houston, TX
Custom paint with matching fiberglass sub enclosure with four 15" subwoofers, 19" TSW wheels, Wilwood brakes, Dunlop tires, custom downpipe, Neuspeed cat-back exhaust, software, sway bars and polished engine accessories, ABD Big Bore intake

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'01.5 VW Passat V6
Jelani Foster * Blue Island, IL
K&N filter, Bosch platinum 4 plugs, Momo shift knob, Sirius radio, 18'' Konig rims, Kumho tires, Euro fenders, painted lowers, projector headlights

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'95 VW GTI VR6
Larry Dishaw * Schweinfurt, Germany
FK 2.5" SS exhaust, sport mirrors and leather seats, ported and polished intake manifold and TB, Weapon R CAI, Raceland header, chrome and gold valve cover, tensioner, alternator, fuel rail, filter housing, hood and trunk latch, shaved exterior, bser hood, Ingo Noak front bumper and lip, Rieger rear diffuser, shaved markers, crystal tails and headlights, 16" Artec S2 wheels, Super Sport coilovers, airbrushed door panels, center console, dash and partition, Kenwood deck, subs, mids and amps

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'97 BMW 318ti
Edgar Martins * Perth Amboy, NJ
17" OZ Mito wheels, H&R Sport springs, Bilstein shocks, Racing Dynamics strut brace and exhaust, BMP CAI, 328i drilled and slotted rotors, M3 front bumper, mirrors and rear spoiler, ZKW headlights, Euro corners

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'83 VW GTI
Matt Mace * Pyuallup, WA
'92 Golf 1.8 swap, Techtonics 272 cam and short shifter, Euro 020 transmission, polished intake manifold, Volvo Turbo airbox, ported throttle body, Neuspeed Race springs, KYB struts, 16" Enkei wheels

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'05 VW GTI 1.8T
Julian Sciolla * Lowell, MA
APR software, Milltek 2.5" turbo-back exhaust, Euro Sport CAI, Forge TIP and DV, Neuspeed rear sway bar, Kamei badgeless grille, 20AE skirts, shaved hatch, tinted windows, Alpine CDA-9885 deck, Kenwood amp, VDO boost and oil temp gauges

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'97 Audi A4 1.8Tq
Darhyn Armstrong * Edmonton, Canada
K&N filter, Neuspeed Race springs, tie bars and sway bar, 710N BPV, StopTech lines, Brembo rotors, V&S shifter, S4 motor mounts, APR snub mount, Abt A7 rims, rear spoiler and carbon engine cover, AWE pedals and gauges, Momo shift knob and boot, RS4 grille, clear corners and markers

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'04 BMW M3
Michael Chang * San Mateo, CA
EuroRev software, Eisenmann exhaust with quad tips, AA polished accessories, K&N filter, Strebo mid-pipe, Vorsteiner V-CSL bumper, GTR closed-vent hood and boot lid, color-matched roundels, inserts and grilles, Umnitza angle-eyes, Prolumen HIDs, KW V2 coilovers, Rogue shock mounts, 19" BBS LM wheels, Yoko tires, Brembo 15" GT brakes, silver carbon interior trim, dynomat in doors, Focal Utopia component loudspeakers, Audison VRX amplifier

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'02 VW Beetle Turbo S
Steve Gaspr * Trumbull, CT
APR software, 2.5" turbo-back exhaust with Ruf tip, Hyperflow intake, Hyperboost DV, Samco hoses, VF engine and motor mounts, B&M shifter, Vogtland coilovers, Eibach sway bars, FK wheel spacers, VDO gauges, shaved exterior and under-hood trim, custom rear valance, 18" Schmidt VN wheels, Toyo tires, Caractere body kit, Speedster cowl, TT interior trim, stainless door sills

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'80 VW Rabbit
Jason Santo Colombo * Pittsburgh, PA
bone stock

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'92 VW Jetta GL
Justin Crump * Entiat, WA
Schrick 268 cam, 14'' ADR wheels, two 12'' Planet Audio subwoofers

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'89 Volkswagen Cabriolet
Chris Conover * Wrightstown, NJ
2.0 ABA swap, A/C delete, Magnaflow high-flow cat and exhaust, 020 transmission, Eurospec L/W F/W and clutch, Neuspeed intake and Sport springs, polished intake manifold, Bahn Brenner plug wires, motor and transmission mounts, Bilstein struts, 15" polished Carat wheels, Kamei hood scoop and grille spoiler, FK badgeless grille, JOM gas door, crystal head-, marker-, signal- and tail lights, G60 seats, Pioneer deck, Kenwood speakers

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'06 VW Jetta
Jason Petelle * Franklin, NH
19x8.5" ADR M-Classic wheels, H&R Sport springs, Koni shocks, custom 2.5" cat-back exhaust, VWmtlparts CAI, smoked markers, FK smoked headlights, Alpine head unit, two 12" Kenwood subs and amp

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'03 VW GTI 20AE
Arman Ambartsumyan * Glendale, CA
JOM badgeless grille, filled hood notch, smoked headlights and markers, Euro headlight switch, Recaros, NSP gauge kit, AEM CAI, Tuner-Stop 3" downpipe and FMIC, Magnaflow 3" cat-back exhaust, Revo software, 4bar FPR, BFI mounts, short shifter, Weitec Cup kit, 18" BBS CH



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