Tigger73's Scirocco R

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Re: Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby tigger73 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:04 am

Went for a drive through the hills this morning.

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Re: Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby Roy_01 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:26 am

Wow beautiful landscape and nice color your car.
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Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby tigger73 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:20 pm

LED interior upgrade including door warning lights:

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Also upgraded window switches and ignition switch bezel at the same time:

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Re: Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby SciroccoCW » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:52 pm

You should put the footwell LEDs to the same blue as the dash back lighting. Would look much nicer!
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Re: Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby tigger73 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:55 pm

SciroccoCW wrote:You should put the footwell LEDs to the same blue as the dash back lighting. Would look much nicer!


Agree that blue LEDs would look good especially when driving at night. THe kit came with white LEDs with the option for red footwells which I wasn't keen on. May get a set of blue LED bulbs down the track.
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Re: Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby SciroccoCW » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:11 pm

Yeah mine came as a white set, bought the red footwell LEDs for £1 on eBay xD

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Re: Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby tigger73 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:18 pm

Picked up the elusive chrome trimmed mirror switch this morning.

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It actually isn’t that different from the standard one - except I’ll know it every time I look at it.

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Re: Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby tigger73 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:57 am

And final piece of the puzzle to eliminate those annoying door rattles:

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Re: Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby tigger73 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:21 am

Busy day today. Had the lower control arms fitted:

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Before:
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After:
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Initial impressions are good.

The car definitely feels more planted at the front and steering is more firm and less "floaty". I can still chirp the front wheels but I reckon I can give it a bit more before it breaks traction. Still limited by tyres but I really like how its firmed up the steering.

Still need to get a wheel alignment and then will go for a drive through the hills.


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Tigger73's Scirocco R

Postby tigger73 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:25 am

I also pulled the doors apart again and taped up the door warning light wires with the cloth tape. Then zip tied to keep it from rattling inside the door.

Plus installed the chrome trimmed mirror control switch. Took a lot less time second time around to remove the door trims.

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