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Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

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Feb 1, 2008
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'03 VW GTI 20AE
Matt Crow * Hillsborough, NJ
Mods: GIAC software, Euro Sport CAI, Forge 007 DV, ABD TIP, Megan 2.5" downpipe and exhaust, ECS poly dogbone inserts and STB, BFI rear tie bar, New South boost gauge, R32 shift knob, custom XM radio mount, smoked markers and Depo E-codes, 8000K HIDs, projector fogs, aero wipers, Euro 25AE mirrors, black grille, shorty antenna, V-Maxx coilovers, adjustable end-links, H&R 8mm spacers, 18" Rial Daytona wheels, Kumho Escta tires

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Ride of the Month Prize
Congrats to Matt for winning ROTM for such an impressive spec and cool pic. We also want to commend Daniel, Kevin, Abdiel and Francisco for artistic photos, plus William and James for old skool flavor. Matt wins a free eT-shirt and case of Pennzoil Platinum Oil. Our limited edition "Wheel" shirts are available in S, M and XL. If you'd like to buy one before they run out, send a $15 check or money order payable to Source Interlink Media, Inc. Send it to eurotuner Wheel Shirt, 6420 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Remember to include your return address and shirt size.

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'01 VW Beetle 1.8T
Al Wyld * Ortonville, MI
Mods: APR stage 1 software, Neuspeed 2.5" cat-back, CAI, springs, rear sway bar and billet pedals, Bilstein shocks,StopTech brakes, 18" BBS CH, VIS carbon hood, Auto Meter electric C2 Cobalt boost, EGT and oil-temp gauges

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'05 Audi S4
Daniel Stevens * Chicago, IL
Mods: Eisenmann exhaust with 102mm tips, evoms CAI, GIAC software, Kerscher carbon splitter, Euro black grilles, smoked markers and reflectors, Kamei eyelids, HIDs, yellow fogs, LED tails, black roof, DTM Karbon bser, E-codes, custom alcantara Recaros, Oettinger mats, OEM brushed aluminum and suede trim, StopTech six-piston calipers, Carbontech pads, H&R springs and sways, 19" DPE R05 wheels with painted centers, Dunlops, iPod integration, Bose speakers, XM radio, Pioneer head unit

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'02 MINI Cooper S
Francisco Leon * Miami, FL
Mods: 18" color-matched SSR Competition wheels, H-Sport springs, Borla cat-back, Rogue Engineering short-shifter, Alta UDP and CAI, PowerSlot slotted front rotors, Philips HID fogs, custom blue speedo and tacho, blue alcantara shift and E-brake boots, Infinity amp and 10" sub

Eurp_0802_07j_z+1991_bmw_850i+ Photo 6/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'91 BMW 850i
Eric Yee * San Antonio, TX
Mods: H&R springs, Bilstein shocks, Brembo slotted rotors, Hawk HPS pads, staggered 19" Privat Netz wheels, Michelin PS2 tires, custom stainless 2.5" cat-back with resonators and Magnaflow mufflers, 5000K HID headlights, MTX Black Gold subwoofer and DEI amp

Eurp_0802_10_z+1988_vw_scirocco_16v+ Photo 7/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'88 VW Scirocco 16v
William Sylenko * New York, NY
Mods: 2.0 block, 1.8 head, 50mm intake manifold, Autotech 252/264 cams, adjustable cam gears, crank and alternator pulleys, drilled rotors, Schrick oil pan, TT fuel-enrichment, MSD coil, K&N filter, Quaife, Neuspeed SS, sway-and strut bars and stainless lines, ACT clutch and L/W FW, Mintex brake pads, Weitec XS coilovers, 16" Schmidt TH Modern Line wheels, Vredestein tires, custom grille, JE Design three-piece lip, Euro bumpers, aluminum interior accents, Momo steering wheel and shift knob, Alpine deck and mids

Eurp_0802_11_z+2001_vw_golf_tdi+ Photo 8/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'01 VW Golf TDI
Nathan Allen * Austin, TX
Mods: 17" Drag rims, Kumho tires, Bose and Klipsch speakers, shorty antenna, limo tint

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'04 VW Jetta 1.8T
Kevin Gay * San Jose, CA
Mods: NSP gauge pod, VDO boost gauge, OEM 20AE shift boot, TT pedals, black headliner, A- and B-pillars, lit vents, Turbo S door pins, R32 dash and steering wheel, OEM nav, Passat mirror switch, GLI seats and door panels, Pivot turbo timer, Revo stage 2 software, 4bar FPR, GHL downpipe, Remus exhaust, ECS N75 valve and UDPs, NSP power gasket, HKS BOV, B&M SS, poly dogbone mounts, Neuspeed sway bars, BFI C-pillar brace, KW V1 coilovers, Autotech LTB, R32 control-arm bushings, Hella smoked E-codes, bumper lights and tails

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'94 VW Passat GLX VR6
Richard Dalesandro * Charleston, SC
Mods: GIAC software, Techtonics 2.5" exhaust, color-matched powdercoated engine cover, Neuspeed short shifter, four Sony speakers, Original BBS wheels

Eurp_0802_18_z+2004_chrysler_mercedes_slk+ Photo 11/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'04 Chrysler/Mercedes SLK
Paul Superti * Malibu, CA
Mods: Stage 1 Nitrous Express wet kit, 10 lb bottle, Upsolute software, twin K&N filters, twin E-RAM superchargers, evosport UDPs, Sprint Booster, Hyper Voltage grounding kit, custom cat-back with Magnaflow mufflers, 18/19" Stern ST1 wheels, Nitto tires, Mopar rear valance, Brembo brakes, Rotex pads, Intrax springs, CDT emblems and grilles, Pioneer nav, Kenwood Excelon deck and mids, 10" Kicker L7 sub and cap, carbon interior trim

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'80 BMW 320i
James Dingman * Freedom, NH
Mods: Euro 3.5L M90 swap, JAM intake with Holley 390cfm carb, custom dual exhaust, Euro headers, OEM 323i Recaros, 16" BBS wheels, Motorsport front spoiler, Zender rear apron

Eurp_0802_22i_z+2000_vw_jetta_gls Photo 13/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'00 VW Jetta GLS
Vladimir Moreno * Santa Cruz, CA
Mods: AEM intake, Neuspeed front STB, Stain springs, 18" Edge wheels, Kumho tires, tinted windows, shorty antenna, smoked turns and markers

Eurp_0802_22j_z+2007_lotus_exige_s Photo 14/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'07 Lotus Exige S
Artur Zawadzki * Richmond Hill, NY
Mods: Arqray muffler, Katana supercharger, ECU, lightweight radiator, Schroth Profi 2 ASM harnesses, harness bar, Ohlins suspension, I/O port camera mount, Sony HVR-Z1U HDV

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'06 VW GTI 2.0T
Andrew Hamidjojo * Miami, FL
Mods: Abt body kit, BSR remap, Milltek turbo-back, Oettinger intercooler, ECS lightweight pulleys plus cross-drilled and slotted rotors, GruppeM filter, H&R springs, VF-Engineering mounts, 20" Autocouture Lative wheels,

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'97 VW Jetta
Lovic Ingram * Reading, PA
Mods: Euro lip and plate, Golf front end, Konig Minuz wheels, BFG tires, Power Slot rotors, PBR pads, H&R Cup kit, DIY city lights, textured GLX spoiler, smoked tails and blinkers, TT chip and 260 cam, airbox delete, 2" cat-back with suitcase muffler delete, 3" DTM-style muffler, VR6 alternator, Optima Red Top battery, DE shift knob/boot, early Mk3 light switch, poly engine mounts, Kenwood Excelon head unit, Infinity front speakers, Boss rear speakers

Eurp_0802_27_z+1995_vw_gti_vr6 Photo 17/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'95 VW GTI VR6
Abdiel Rodrguez * Puerto Rico
Mods: 2.9 intake manifold, GIAC software, aluminum CAI, Eibach springs and sway bars, polyurethane bushings, shaved bumpers, hatch and hood, relocated Votex smoked fogs, smoked Vento E-codes and tails, Jetta hood and badgeless grille, Euro lip, painted Corrado SLC Speedline wheels, Koni shocks, Nothelle steering wheel, Mk4 shift knob, 3A front seats, leather interior, black headliner and pillars, JVC deck, Alpine speakers

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'06 Audi A3
Tamas Chlumetzky * Portland, OR
Mods: Koni coilovers, Neuspeed sway bar, 19" OZ Ultraleggeras, APR stage 1 software, Carbonio CAI, Snow Performance methanol/water injection, black OEM grille

Eurp_0802_28i_z+2001_vw_gti_vr6 Photo 19/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'01 VW GTI VR6
Sean Michels * Spokane, WA
Mods: 18" Ultra Split Lance rims, AEM CAI, Techtonics cat-back, LW flywheel, drilled and slotted rotors, Red Stuff pads, clear markers, HID halo headlights, clear tails, badgeless grille, Pioneer head unit, MB Quart components, Rockford amps, two MTX 12" subs, shorty antenna

Eurp_0802_31_z+2002_vw_jetta_1_8t Photo 20/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'02 VW Jetta 1.8T
Ian Browning * Mechanicsburg, PA
Mods: APR 93oct software, 42 DD 3" downpipe, Maxpsiracing 3" cat-back, Forge TIP, Hyperboost DV, Freedom Design CAI, N75J valve, BFI stage 1 dogbone mount, H&R springs, Aristo wheels, Rieger 4Motion lip, Dubtechnik skirts, GLI rear valance, clear markers, stubby antenna, SPP tip mod, Momo leather shift knob, GLI shift boot, Beetle S dead pedal, Monster Mats, Euro headlight switch, rear fog, Pioneer deck, Kicker L5 subwoofer, Burberry sunroof motor cover

Eurp_0802_32i_z+2001_volvo_s40 Photo 21/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'01 Volvo S40
Sandor Rab * Bronx, NY
Mods: 14T twin-scroll turbo, Fram filter, Denzo plugs, manual boost controller, 18psi ACR ECU, 2.5" cat-back and IC piping, PLX wideband, K-Sport coilovers, Volvo STB, 17" Team Dynamics Pro Race wheels, Yokohama ES100, drilled rotors, HIDs, SE front lip, rear skirt and OEM wing, MS Design eyebrows, GlowShift boost gauge, chrome cluster rings

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'91 VW GTI 16v
Benjamin Lessard * Quebec Canada
Mods: Rallye front end, 17'' Rennen wheels, OMP strut bar, Momo steering wheel, poly bushings, Euro Sport exhaust, Bosal header, painted bumpers and flares, Apex coilovers, short shifter

Eurp_0802_38_z+2006_vw_gti_2_0t Photo 23/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'06 VW GTI 2.0T
Andrew DeBellis * Columbus, OH
Mods: APR turbo-back and stage 2 software, evoms CAI, Audi A3 EA pipe, H&R coilovers, Neuspeed 25mm rear sway, Forge DV, powdercoated Huf wheels, 35% window tint, Euro grille vents, cup holder and TPMS, AWE vent boost gauge, debadged, black emblems

Eurp_0802_40_z+2001_bmw_m3 Photo 24/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'01 BMW M3
Armen Shakhnazaryan * Las Vegas, NV
Mods: GruppeM CAI, El Diablo exhaust, RMS software, KW coilovers, 18" Beyern wheels, Pirelli tires, HID head- and foglights, interior LEDs, Rieger skirts, trunk lip and diffuser, Hamann carbon front lip and roof spoilers

Eurp_0802_41_z+2006_vw_rabbit_2_5 Photo 25/26   |   Eurotuner Readers' Rides - February 2008

'06 VW Rabbit 2.5
Brian Baltzer * Seattle, WA
Mods: Badgeless JDM grille, ABD CAI, 18" wheels, 2.25" Magnaflow cat-back, smoked mirrors, tail lights and angeleye headlights, Kicker sub, 20% tint, FK coilovers

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'04 Audi A6 2.7T quattro
Brice Hrail * Charlotte, NC
Mods: APR Stage 2+ software, dual cat-back, DV, bi-pipe and snub mount, Vast Piggies, Samco hoses, TIP recode 01032, New South power gaskets, Koni shocks, H&R springs, H-Sport sways, 19" BBS RS-GT, Kumhos SPT tires, Brembo rotors, stainless brake lines, RS6 lip spoiler, S6 door blades, debadged, chrome grille, tint, Valentine V1

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