Author Topic: caddy project , new wheels/stance  (Read 5954 times)

Offline dazzawest1987

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Re: caddy project (please dont laugh at the stance)
« Reply #10 on: 08 June 2011, 22:45 »
i wanna see pics of the purple wheels.



please  :smiley:

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Re: caddy project (please dont laugh at the stance)
« Reply #11 on: 09 June 2011, 00:22 »
i know you dont want to talk about the 'stance' but dropping will totally transform the look of the vehicle no end. get to work man!  :wink:

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Re: caddy project (please dont laugh at the stance)
« Reply #12 on: 09 June 2011, 09:47 »
i wanna see pics of the purple wheels.



please  :smiley:

Actually yeah... so do I!

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Re: caddy project (please dont laugh at the stance)
« Reply #13 on: 09 June 2011, 14:20 »
i know you dont want to talk about the 'stance' but dropping will totally transform the look of the vehicle no end. get to work man!  :wink:

i am going to do it at some point. not too severe so going to use the plates on the back rather than flipping the axle so it will only be about 60mm but that should delete most of the arch gap.

just need the funds as he wont go halves on the suspension!

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Re: caddy project (please dont laugh at the stance)
« Reply #14 on: 02 June 2012, 13:35 »
update,

I bought my mate out of the van a few weeks ago and started making a few alterations.

the wheels have been ditched for a set of borbets. i bought them blind, being told they were genuine. turns out they are reps and were in a terrible state but i have sorted them out.  The kerbing has been removed and the lips repolished. the centres are orange but it isnt the kind of orange i wanted so they will be done again at some stage.  I do have some centre caps but o am waiting on a set of flat caps. they are 7.5x16 with 195/45/16 tyres.

It has been lowered with an axle flip out back and the front end is a mix of mk3gti aftermarket sports dampers and aftermarket polo springs. Despite being dropped around 100mm it still rides well and is pretty comfortable.

Next was a seat upgrade. the standard ones are terrible so i have upgraded with a cheap pair of mk3 gti fronts

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caddy by lewis1641, on Flickr

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Re: caddy project , new wheels/stance
« Reply #15 on: 21 July 2012, 13:32 »
Looks loads better lower & on the Borbets :cool:

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Re: caddy project , new wheels/stance
« Reply #16 on: 21 July 2012, 14:34 »
Thank you. I am loving it at the minute. It's rough but it has an appeal to me.

I am needing a change on the wheel front so might fit my rm's for a bit.