Category Archives: Cars

Review of Pioneer DEH-6900UB iPod-Ready HU

For my birthday a couple of weeks ago I got the new DEH-6900UB head unit from Pioneer for my GTI. In anticipation of getting the new HU, I bought a new 12″ sub and mounted it in a old Q-Logic … Continue reading

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Battery-to-Hatch Installation of 4 Gauge Wire: GTI

After 6 months of listening to the crappy stock stereo in my GTI, I finally broke down, bought some new gear and have begun the fun process of upgrading. I’ve got a new head unit on the way, but before … Continue reading

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Bought a 2004 VW GTI

So the end result of all my car shopping was I bought a 2004 GTI from a guy out in CA. And man this car is so sweet. That little 1.8T engine just aims to please. It pulls hard in … Continue reading

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’03 20th Anniversary Edition GTI

The car search continues. I’ve tossed around around whether or not I want a regular 2002-2005 GTI, or the 337 Edition or the 2003 20th Anniversary Edition. There’s pros and cons to each, most of them being money-related and simply … Continue reading

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GTI 337 Edition

Back in 2002 VW released the 337 Edition of the GTI, which has some sweet features over the standard GTI. The list goes something like this: – 180hp 1.8L 20-valve intercooled and turbocharged 4-cylinder motor – Six speed MQ350 manual … Continue reading

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Search for a New Car – Civic Si or VW GTI?

So I’m in the market for a new car, or rather a newer used car that’s just new to me. I’ve narrowed my search down to two cars – the ’02 Civic Si and the VW ’02 GTI. Here some … Continue reading

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