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Hello :)

Thought id start a little progress thread of my Lupo:

I had a Lupo Gti a year or so ago and sold it to get an Audi TT, missed the lupoand im not overly fussed about having a "fast car" so found my self this little lupo. Got it at a steal and have lots of plans for it :)and will save me money on insurance fuel and running costs!! TT is for sale now if anyone's interested.

When I got the car:

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First mods:

smoke all the lights.
remove purple sprayed interior.
wind deflectors

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next:

alcantara roof liner
280mm steering wheel
double din
lowered more + vw centre caps

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then:

Cambridge rear lights
Audi TT half leather heated interior.

Seats are getting fitted over the next few weeks

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This is as she stands now:

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Next mods will be:

Install TT interior
Retrim doorcards in black alcantara
polo openair smaller roof vent which I have just needs spraying
rolled archs
chassis notch
35mm hubcentric rear wheel spacers
20mm hubcentric front wheel spacers
Rear camber
lower down coilovers more front and rear
smooth front bumper
aero wipers to front
stubby antenna
wheels refurbed in a dark colour

I post pics up as I do things. ill hopefully get a lot done before ultimate dubs

Thanks for looking.

Cheers Jord

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Lovely Lupo you got there! Really like the colour too :thumbsup:

Looking forward to seeing the updates dude.

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Lovely Lupo you got there! Really like the colour too :thumbsup:

Looking forward to seeing the updates dude.

Thanks man. yeah will post up as much as I can. quite a bit I want to do. want it very clean and subtle.

Love this, looks clean. How are the rear headrests sitting so low?

cheers :D polishes up really well, has a few dents etc but should be gone very soon!!

head rests I removed and cut about 2 inches off the bottom of the rods with a junior hack saw.

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thanks guys :D lad came last night to measure up to fabricate brackets for front seats. taking all my boot build out at weekend to have a look at the rears

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Lupo is looking spot on, glad you got a clean one.

Just a word of advice if you are not already using it, get some 'Trim Fix' adhesive off ebay it's a high temp adhesive to do your door cards as most adhesives will give when the weather heats up..

Looking forward to progress.

Martyn

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Good to keep a progress :D Just ordered myself some new tires guna be running 165/50/15s so booking in to get my wheels powdercoated and these put on very soon.

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Lupo is looking spot on, glad you got a clean one.

Just a word of advice if you are not already using it, get some 'Trim Fix' adhesive off ebay it's a high temp adhesive to do your door cards as most adhesives will give when the weather heats up..

Looking forward to progress.

Martyn

yeah its not bad :) got a lad coming to remove a few dents soon and then guna book in to get some spray to tidy it up.

I just used normal carpet adhesive for my roof liner without researching so have ordered 2 cans of trimfix like you say (its at post office to collect well reminded lol) guna redo my roof as ended up being abit tatty towards the front of the car near the mirror.

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I need them cambridges in my life, i'm craving for a set, but can't be bothered to pay that much.

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little update:

Started to re-trim my interior parts ready for the TT interior going in, front an rear door cards next :thumbsup:

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head rests I removed and cut about 2 inches off the bottom of the rods with a junior hack saw.

Don't they wobble around now, since you pretty much removed the locking points?

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na they sit in sweet as the bottom of them sits on the top of the seat, did it on my GTI too :)

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Seems changing the bars to Arosa ones takes too much fuss, easier to chop them down.

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took literally 10 minutes. first thing I did when I got the car home haha

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Brackets have been made up for the front seats to go in :D measuring for holes to be drilled tonight so should be in for weekend:

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