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Old 09-14-2008, 12:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Driving the turbo Rabbit

I got to say, boost is addicting and makes driving so much fun.

The car is a 1979 VW Rabbit with a full custom turbo kit hand built by me. My buddy and I actually built up the car quite a few weeks ago but this is the first time Ive really been able to put some miles on it. My buddy took my civic to Colorado and I was handed the rabbit's keys for a week

The car runs great, boost set to 7psi and spool is pretty instant. The car currently is getting about 20mpg driven hard and boosting pretty much everywhere, lol. I think the stock car was rated somewhere around 23city, 29 highway but i haven't been able to find the exact specs.

The best part is pulse and gliding with EOC in a loud turbocharged car, people around you dont know what the hell is going on, haha.


Anyway, its a success story for me because even vw Rabbits need some loving sometimes


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haha, the drone does get to you after awhile. But the whirring sound makes people smile

And actually i'm looking for some rubber hangers right now to mount a magnaflow.

If it were my car I would have made a 2.5 inch full exhaust with cat and a 3" E-cut, best of both worlds.

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