NZ 1.2TSi Build

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NZ 1.2TSi Build

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Here is my Caddy Just after picking it up.Image

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Re: NZ 1@.2TSi Build

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Nice colour and picture 8)
2016 Starlight blue highline 2.0 tdi - stainless side bars - DubUnit remap 180/190 bhp ish - st x lowering kit - golf R cadiz 18" wheels - rear wiper delete - ProVan600 interior led light - red painted calipers - Kenwood headunit - sequential side repeaters - vcds hex net pro
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Thanks.
Just installed Touran Carpet and seatsImageImageImage

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Re: NZ 1@.2TSi Build

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Hi
Go to Harry’s Euro they based in NZ.
They will be lowering a caddy next week if you can pop around.
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Yeah I have been there a few times to get parts. I just got a rear wiper delete from then the other day. I have just lowered my caddy. Haven't taken a pic yet to post.

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Got myself some cheap second hand 18" mags and tyres. The offset makes the stick out a bit but I think if I change the tyre later from 235 to 215 it should be better. The rear door just touches. Image

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Lowered my caddy using dark side developments shackles and eibach 60mm lowering springs.
It didn't lower the front 60mm, more like 40 - 50mm. I think this is because I have the 1.2tsi which will be lighter then some of the bigger engines.
I had to out the shackles in the 50mm position to make it look more even but the back sits slightly lower the the front. Image

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Installed a 4G Android 10 Joying headunit today.
I have used Joying headunits before and was happy with it and this newer version is really nice.
I have a reverse camera and oem microphone on order which I will install when they arrive.
Now I just need a Multifunction steering wheel to match.
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Changed the interior light so I could install the microphone for my new head unit. Also gives me reading lights which is a bonus.
Just need to swap out lamps with Leds at some point.Image

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Today I installed S3 air vents. Someone else had played around with one of the original ones and it was stuck to the inner duct so was difficult to get out.
I printed my own adapters as having them shipped from UK is rather expensive and well I have a 3D printer so why not.
Very happy with the result. Looks much nicer.Image

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Re: NZ 1.2TSi Build

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Some good work being done there at the planets edge. It's great to see Caddy's being modified no matter what the location. Keep up the good work

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thecolourpurple wrote:Some good work being done there at the planets edge. It's great to see Caddy's being modified no matter what the location. Keep up the good workImage

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Thanks.
I plan to do a lot more with it. The problem is getting the parts. I have been in contact with a few companies in the UK but they don't want to ship to NZ.

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Just had the front windows tinted to the legal limit. Looks better in real life then the photo. Rear window was already tinted when I got it so didnt cost much to get done. Image

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Replaced the top rear brake light with a black smoked one. It didnt fit as nice as the original so I removed the smoked lens and put it on the original base. Also the rubber seal is more firm so it make it sit out a bit more. I hope this will squash down over time. Image

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I'm starting to prep the back of my caddy for carpeting. Not 100% sure the approach I will take yet but I found there was a void behind one of the side panels so I laser cut a box to fit in there. Gives a nice small storage space for tie downs or something. I may put some elastic across the front to stop things coming out. Image

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