naterkane New Reader
May 20, 2012 12:23 a.m.

as i'm considerably more active on VWVortex than i am here... since there's less than 4 months to go, i figured i should get around to starting my build for this year's challenge.

the inspiration? the $300 donor car... is a hell of a donor car.

i'll update here, and on when i update the main thread.

corytate Dork
May 20, 2012 12:02 p.m.

this is very much relevant to my interests.

May 20, 2012 12:33 p.m.

I see you've picked up one idiot over there already.

DukeOfUndersteer PowerDork
May 20, 2012 1:04 p.m.

Well, here on the GRM forums, we welcome you and arn't rude to you.

I was in the same boat. I bought a Mk3 GTi VR shell for $300. I also had a 1.8t AWW ready to swap in. I was sitting pretty at around $1000 in the car, just needed the motor/trans mounts.

It is possible with the budget. Don't listen for Vortexers. All they care about is "moar low bro, stretch it bra!"

gLockman37 New Reader
May 20, 2012 8:24 p.m.

That's the Abella's old car correct? If so I remember seeing that thing run back in the day at Giant's stadium, it was a very well prepped car should be a real nice platform for a challenge car, Good Luck!

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