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rjacob 06-04-2013 10:49 PM

What is it? (Spotted: rear engine TDI, custom aero body)
 
I saw this today on my way home from work.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...32010558_n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.n...14165523_n.jpg

I am guessing something on a VW chassis as it has a TDi tag on the back.

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Admin edit, June 28: mystery solved - vehicle details in post #103.

Shortie771 06-04-2013 10:58 PM

Looks like a guy who doesn't know to put his phone away while driving... Other than that, it looks like a very nicely modded VWQ TDI. Only thing he needs to change is to get rid of those exterior mirrors and the side vents (unless they are for cooling a rear engine).

MetroMPG 06-04-2013 11:09 PM

Wow. Nice catch! Looks rear engine to me.

fusion210 06-04-2013 11:22 PM

What is it? Awesome.

Shortie771 06-04-2013 11:28 PM

I'm really liking how nice those front wheel covers look. Almost makes me want to do them on my car. I wonder how much those would effect the steering? I never did understand those things.

aktacoma 06-04-2013 11:29 PM

I think I see bucket style headlights??
but cool nonetheless!

mcrews 06-04-2013 11:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Shortie771 (Post 374770)
Looks like a guy who doesn't know to put his phone away while driving... Other than that, it looks like a very nicely modded VWQ TDI. Only thing he needs to change is to get rid of those exterior mirrors and the side vents (unless they are for cooling a rear engine).

Really?????

My first impression is it is pretty well built and pretty well thought out......not like those are fake glue-ons from the auto parts store.....:rolleyes:

And why does he need to 'get rid of the mirrors"??????

Maybe you can post up a side by side ......yours vs his.......:rolleyes:

Frank Lee 06-04-2013 11:39 PM

He wasn't gonna wait for VW to get their XL1 on the market!

gone-ot 06-05-2013 12:13 AM

Notice the fully enclosed front & rear wheel wells!

Shortie771 06-05-2013 12:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mcrews (Post 374779)
My first impression is it is pretty well built and pretty well thought out......not like those are fake glue-ons from the auto parts store.....:rolleyes:

And why does he need to 'get rid of the mirrors"??????

Maybe you can post up a side by side ......yours vs his.......:rolleyes:

I completely agree with you. He has done an extremely good job modifying that TDI and I am sure he has seen great gains from it.

Not saying his mirrors are bad (especially compared to mine), but no exterior mirrors are better than having exterior mirrors no matter how small. My mirrors are terrible for the aerodynamics of my car, that is why I plan to remove them in the future (no side by side needed).

Overall this is a very impressive car and I wish I could see the kind of numbers he puts out, in terms of MPG.


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