My new car - VW Corrado *56k-get a life*

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  1. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    My new car - VW Corrado

    1993 VW Corrado
    2.8L VR6 12v engine - 178hp
    68,xxx Miles / 109,xxx Km
    5 speed
    Heated tan leather
    power sunroof/locks/windows/mirrors, A/T/C, MFA dash, headlight washers, speed activated rear spoiler

    Engine mods: :rofl:
    Air Intake

    Suspension mods:
    Eibach lowering springs
    Bilstein shocks
    17x7.5 Borbet C rims (curb damaged like a mo-fo)
    205 40 17 Falken Azenzis - Putting on 215 40 17 Kumho Ecsta 712's tonight
    Neuspeed upper strut tie bar
    Neuspeed Rear tie bar

    Stereo:
    Sony 10disc changer - useless to me, so i'm going to sell it
    Sony CDX-C780 head unit
    JL Audio 10" Sub
    Presicion Power 250 + 275 amps
    6 JBL speakers

    I never thought i'd drive a car w/ a sub (extra weight = :nono: ), but it sounds real nice, and it fits perfect w/ the tie bar in the trunk.

    Its not perfect, it needs a bit of work, but all minor things. Pics are taken right after i S100'd it at a local snow dump / off-road area just north of the city. Its slow, but handles good. Big plans for this car is all I will say. :) And yes, I will take off the stickers. ;)

    EDIT: Motherfuck :mad: Pics aren't linking correctly. Click here to view the photo album:
    http://groups.msn.com/VWPassatSyncros/corrado.msnw
     
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  2. MikeMurder

    MikeMurder Guest

    I'm a sucker for fastbacks. :kiss:
     
  3. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    I've been in love with Corrado's since long before i could drive. I had the option of this car, or an awd turbo vr6 passat w/ ~$40,000usd in modifications to it for just a few thousand more than this car.

    I couldn't resist the 'Raddo. :o
     
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    I've always liked the styling. :cool:
     
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    Oooohhhhh....the holy grail of old-school VW tuning.....I am so jealous! Corrados are sooooo nice. That VR mill is pretty receptive to tuning, and with low mileage like that, you should have a ton of fun ahead of you!! I somehow skipped owning one of those with all my GTI's and Jettas, but I should have.
     
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    What's the "rear plug" for?
     
  7. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    LOL. A bunch of us on the vortex where just discussing that rear plug.

    Supposedly it screws out and a tow hook screws in. Someone else said there's a rear fog or reverse light that can be fitted in that spot.

    BTW, its cdn models only. US-spec raddos' bumpers have no hole on the p. side.
     
  8. Ryuhei

    Ryuhei Oh gawd

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    Pretty
     
  9. M4A1

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    Very nice.
     
  10. Sprung

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    I have always loved the Corrado, inside and out. I almost bought one a few years ago. Good choice with the VR6 too. Congrats!
     
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    Audiophile boom boom

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    nice to see another dubber on here :bigthumb:
     
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    Oh, ok. That makes sense.

    I thought it was some kind of electrical connector...
     
  13. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    So did i at first. :o I was thinking it was some sort of emissions device (bought the car in BC, and here in Sask. we have zero emissions regulations. )
     
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    I miss mine alot... :wtc:

    I was at my local shop tonight for an APR night. I took a buddies 93 out and beat on it for a little bit (VR6, TT exhaust, chip).. Right after I took out a friends A2 1.8T conversion..
    Corrado wins.
     
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    Type C's + Corrado = teh win. :bigthumb:
     
  16. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    I really like the 6 spokes. I've begun the hunt for the ultimate wheel...6 spokes...and deep dish. :yum:

    So far i'll i've come across are CR 2000's. I'm hoping to find something very similar to the borbets, but with a huge lip. :big grin:
     
  17. Grizz

    Grizz oh, fuck, sure ..

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    awesome !!!

    I miss my '91 G60 a lot ... but I'm getting an SLC very soon :bowdown: !!!
     
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    Corrados are fucking sweet.. nice choice. :bowdown:
     
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    curiousgeorgeM3 naughty little monkey

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    I used to love Corrados:)
     
  22. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    :bigthumb: I never knew you were on here ( I'm on the vortex too)

    I've got a few pictures of your car with your old wheels saved. One of my favorite raddo's on the whoretex. :drool:
     
  23. KeeperOfAcheron

    KeeperOfAcheron I dub thee Sir Phobos, Knight of Mars, beater of a

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    Corrado's are bad ass cars. There is a nicely modded one here in reno. Bright yellow with neuspeed products.
     
  24. B(C)orrado

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    If you like soft crappy wheels that are too big for the car. Ill stick to my new 3pc Speedlines, thank you :yum:
     
  25. Grizz

    Grizz oh, fuck, sure ..

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    B(C)orrado ---> New Wheels > Old Wheels :bowdown:
     

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