SPECS
Horsepower
112 HP
Torque
150 LB-FT
Curb Weight
1800 LB
Drivetrain
FWD
Engine Size
1.8 L
Transmission Type
5 speed close ratio
Top Speed
120 MPH
Zero to Sixty
9 Seconds
MPG (City/Highway)
27.8 MPG
VEHICLE STORY

My first car, bought in 2009, drove it untill 2011. Then fully restored it to better then new.

Discuss this build

[]Ernie Szots

Very impressive how you restored this car.

[]Ken Engrie

thanks

[]Rafael Mendoza

Sweet GTI! It looks great. How big are the G60 brakes compared to stock?

[]Ken Engrie

huge difference, disc is 280mm*22mm vs 239*20mm, caliper front is 54mm vs 48mm, 38mm vs 36mm calipers in the back, and 22mm mastercylinder vs 20.6mm stock.

[]Rafael Mendoza

Mine was an 8v so the disks were TINY!

[]Rafael Mendoza

Ah so the same size as the VR6 Mk3 ones then. That's what I'm running on mine. I did a 20vt swap though and I wide-tracked it. Changed the pedals to the mK4 (DBW) and installed the mk4 brake booster and master cylinder. It's a bit of overkill on the brakes at times as they lock up with ease but I haven't gotten them to overheat so far so that's a bonus.

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