2011 Caddy panel van - Caddy Clubsport Project

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2011 Caddy panel van - Caddy Clubsport Project

Post by Mini 360 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:10 pm

After many months of searching, I've found my first Caddy! Bought on eBay after various messages back and forth and requests for more photos. Top lad to deal with and I'm collecting next week from Northumberland. It's a 2011 on 108k so not mental like most seemed to be. 1.6 remapped by GAD Tuning to claimed 150hp (unsure how likely that figure actually is...!) so plenty quick enough but no real worry as its going to be a daily and keep my M3 for the fun stuff.

It's lowered on coilovers and axle flip kit of unknown brand for now. Colour coded bumpers were a must as I can't stand the look of the gimp face most have :lol: . Wheels are what I believe to be Rota D154s but plan is to eventually change these for Golf R/GTI Clubsport Pretorias.

Only things needing done are replace the seats with MK5/6/7 GTIs (as the standard ones have tears in the bolsters) and a timing belt as it's overdue. Other than that its a clean van throughout as its been owned by two valeting companies.

Long term plan is to make this a MK7 GTI Clubsport inspired Caddy. So graft in the bumpers front and rear, do something with the rear door spoiler and GTI bits throughout interior. Needs a better head unit and maybe add in a reversing camera as I've become far too used to having one on my Velar and I'm now lazy. Will sound deaden, line and carpet the rear too.

Pics as it stands:

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Eventual plan (without MK4 front):

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Re: 2011 Caddy panel van - Caddy Clubsport Project

Post by mark1a » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:15 pm

Subscribed - look forward to seeing this.
2017 Blackberry Maxi Life 150TDI OEM+
Brescia Clubsport 18” | OE Xenons | Limo tints | Vanstyle side bars | Climair wind deflectors
H&R / Darkside lowering | TRC front splitter
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Build thread here http://caddy2k.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=34095

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Re: 2011 Caddy panel van - Caddy Clubsport Project

Post by Johnaldridge101 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:35 pm

Looks decent as it is, improvements can always be made though.
looking at yours it's plain to see why so many are face-lifted.

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Re: 2011 Caddy panel van - Caddy Clubsport Project

Post by Sean1066 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:31 pm

Hi buddy
Looks like you have picked up a nice one already.
Looking forward to seeing you build this and make it better
Ex BG 2011 Caddy maxi CR20 TDI,
Remapped to 140, mk5 golf mfsw, Colour coded bumpers, VW Cadiz 18s, wheels, Vanstyle bumper protecter, Vanstyle rear spoiler, Vanstyle roof rails, After market fog lights. Lowered on V-Maxx, Audi A3 S Line seats on Touran bases, Audi TT air vents

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Re: 2011 Caddy panel van - Caddy Clubsport Project

Post by Mini 360 » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:36 pm

mark1a wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:15 pm
Subscribed - look forward to seeing this.
Dont expect a flurry of updates in no time. I already have a classic Mini im getting back on the road again, an E46 M3 which loves to create expensive problems and now this. Amazingly the most reliable car I own is a Range Rover and its getting sold at only 6 months old! :lol:
Johnaldridge101 wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:35 pm
Looks decent as it is, improvements can always be made though.
looking at yours it's plain to see why so many are face-lifted.

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Exactly that. This will do for now and can only get better from here on out too. That was one of my few stipulations, the van had to be a facelift as I don't like pre-facelifts as they look incredibly dated now.
Sean1066 wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:31 pm
Hi buddy
Looks like you have picked up a nice one already.
Looking forward to seeing you build this and make it better
Many thanks!

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