Soooo… I think the last update I had on my hatch was almost a year ago. When I was pulling out the 16v and dropping in my 20v. The last post featuring the hatch was 8/6 day of last year, 8 months ago. Over the last 8 months this is, in short, the progress of the hatch:
-20v didn’t run properly
-swapped levin front end from coupe to hatch
-mounted shine auto trd style wing
-custom DIY purple plastidip
I’ll pick up from where I left off from the story of the coupe:
As soon as I got the coupe up and running with the 20v, I began to focus on reviving the hatch. Which at the moment, had no front suspension and I mean NOTHING.
Last night some of the Natsukashi Garage boys decided to get together to showcase some new additions to our rides, or at least modifications. For Thaison, Cody, and I it was all about slamming our cars. For Arick, we were just celebrating the fact that his car still worked…. for now…. because we all know that won’t last long.
The rest of the night was fun, and involved things such as Charlie getting pulled over in my car (which has expired registration) and us spotting a fire from the top floor of a parking garage. Also, no night is ever complete these days without Thaison getting mistaken as a girl (apparently “she” was driving around with a suspicious car). Luckily for him, the Pho game is kickin and the police knew him from the Pho shop.
In the end, it was to get these shots. Here are a few from the night that I personally really liked
So, I recently bought some Rota SVN R 18×10 with tires for a really good deal from one of my friends. With my 15mm adaptors, it makes the final offset to et15. After test fitting the wheels, the tires were poking 1.5″ from my already pulled fender!! But I still wanted the wheels and if there is a will, there is a way. Since the GTI come with stock with rear camber bolts I maxed it out to -4 then with a heat gun and baseball bat I flared the rear fenders.
You do not want to miss this event, this will be the largest meet in the Austin area this summer. pass the word along and make sure to save the date.
Renegade X Sarupbuhay summer meet
— Saturday June 8th 2013
— 8:45pm – 11:15pm
— at Pho Thasion
9500 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Austin, TX 78748
— Loyal KNG
— Lead Industries
— Natsukashi Garage
— Squirrel Squad
— Grip Royal
DJ MIK ONE out of Houston will be playing music for your ear holes.
King Ptolemy of Austin will be debuting his second album demo
Kawaii Lani will also be making an appearance