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Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« on: October 02, 2003, 05:32:06 PM »
“KRAUT-SLED” 2003 PASSAT B5.5

3/28/03 delivery date – This is Passat #3 for me.  (#1 was a lease, #2 fell victim to Elk @ 60 MPH :twisted: )

Completed Mods:
-VOTEX Front Spoiler *(On #2 courtesy of some Ice and a Rock)
-EVO Cold Air Intake System
-ISOTTA Leather Steering Wheel Cover - *REMOVED and replaced with a 3 Spoke GTI steering wheel
-Painted OEM Shift Knob to Match Body Color *Back to stock
-TT Antenna *Now a Honda 2000 antenna
-Passat Badge Removed
-17 inch OZ SuperTourismos (Summer) / 17 Sport Design wheels (Winter)
-235/45 Dunlop SP Sport 01 (Summer) 255/40 Nokian Hakkapolita (Winter)
-Red Brake Calipers *Soon to be replaced with 996 C2 brakes and Apikol Brakcets
-Hard Wired Radar Detector *Gone now
-Fog Lamps Installed (The new GL Model does not have them)
-Aluminum Dash Kit
-Euro Switch
-Disconnected DTRL
-C-Bar
-TT Pedals *Removed, just grip tape now
-MK5 AWE  Boost Gauge Installed in drivers left vent
-Neuspeed Springs & Bilstine Shocks
-Forge 006 Billet Diverter Valve
-GIAC ECU Software with 5 Programs
-Replace Vacume Lines
-Swap Interior with Black Cloth
-Lug/Stud Conversion Kit
-Greddy Turbo Timer III *Removed
-Removed Exhaust Resonator
-I-Pod hardwire *Removed
-Corbeau Seats *Removed, replaced with OEM Black Cloth

Recent Mods (8/07)
-K04-15 Turbo
-Audi TT 225 MAF
-Genisis 440cc Injectors
-Test Pipe
-GIAC K04-E85 software
-Full Ethanol (E85) converstion
-Performance-Arts Custom FMIC

Update (5/09)
-Performance-Arts Clutch Kit (consisting of SMF from 92 Audi 80, South Bend DXD Plate and semi-metalic disk)
-Audi TT/A8 front brake upgrade with Pagid Sport Blue pads

Update (3/13)
-OEM warning triangle with retainer from a B6 A4
-Monster Mats
-W8 Headlights
* denotes update to prior modification
I have 195,0000 miles on the car now, and I will keep it for ever.  My son is already looking forward to driving it.  However it will be put in Valet mode and have the rear seats removed before I had over the keys.


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Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2003, 06:48:37 PM »
Nice ride Randy!  When do we get to meet you and the sled?

I just painted my votex spoiler, but it was not an exact match, so I am going to have it professionaly done later when I actually have the cashish.  I bought it from a guy in the springs with a Blue Anthracite B5, so I had to do something with the color for now.

Also, I almost got the same wheels as you, but ended up with mine, which are pretty similar.
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Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2003, 06:48:37 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2003, 07:01:47 PM »
Danke!

I plan to be at the GTG on the 18th & 19th with my dollar bills for the titty-bar. :wink:  I am looking forward to meeting the rest of the group and have a couple of cold one's.
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Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2003, 04:25:37 PM »
So I “frosted” my tail lights this past weekend.  I do not have any pictures of them yet, but as soon as I do I will post them.

FYI – I decided not to tint them, as I wanted the color to match the car.  So I used the tinting process Dub uses, but with primer and clear coat.  It does not match perfectly, but I will let it go for a while to decide if I really like it.  If I do I will re-do it in the spring for a perfect match.
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Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2003, 06:27:35 PM »
That sounds pretty cool!   You have any pics?
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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2003, 06:33:04 PM »
Now Winston, you are a smart guy, but you could use a little work on your reading skills. :?

I direct your attention to the paragraph one of my previous post. :lol:  :lol:

I hope to have some by Friday
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« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2003, 08:38:21 PM »
Well, I know you didn't have any as of 11:25am, but I was hoping you got out of your slacky pants by now!
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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2003, 08:49:43 PM »
Look here Man! Some of us are not quite so lucky as to have a digital camera at our disposal, so I have to wait for my friend Michael and use his. :twisted:

Now that I think about it - I am going to add it to my Christmas list :idea:

So just keep your pants on :!:
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Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2003, 08:55:25 PM »
LOL!  Yeah, I have a lot of stuff on my Christmas list.
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« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2004, 09:02:24 PM »
Bump for my recent work.... I am getting close to completion of the car :roll:
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« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2004, 04:23:56 PM »
Kraut~ all I can think of his hamburger condiment. Maybe that's what you make out of anyone who goes up against you....
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« Reply #11 on: September 30, 2004, 04:31:24 PM »
Kraut - it German, it is sour, and it best served hot with a cold beer....

just like me :wink:
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« Reply #12 on: September 30, 2004, 04:41:28 PM »
Mmmm...Beeeer
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« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2005, 04:08:03 PM »
Bump for my recent work
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2006, 12:20:58 AM »
:cry:   8O    :x

Randy - I hear rumor you owe us an update.
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2006, 02:29:36 AM »
Yeah, mmmm, so.......

I am getting ready to throw a K04 and HUGE front mount intercooler in the car.  I am also going to relocate the Cat down streem.  I think some new wheels are also in order.

But I need the car back from SVE first. :wink:
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2006, 02:34:40 AM »
ouch!  BTW, glad to hear everyone was OK.  I am sure SVE will make it right, then you can make it even better.   :wink:

Now Pat is just stuck being my courier to steamboat.
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2006, 01:05:23 PM »
Man! Don't tell me you went the way of JayRyan?! It's a good excuse for mods, but not necessarily recommended :lol:
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #18 on: December 12, 2006, 02:31:31 PM »
Sorry for the multipul posts, my computer was in a bad mood lastnight and I was not sure it was being posted.

It was not a bad crash, just bad luck.  Nothing worse then rocks hiding in a snowbank. :twisted:
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #19 on: December 12, 2006, 04:41:56 PM »
bummer about the accident and glad to hear everyone is OK.....I took care of the extra posts for ya :wink:

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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #20 on: December 12, 2006, 06:07:47 PM »
Those sneaky bastard rocks!   Glad everyone is OK.
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #21 on: December 12, 2006, 08:00:04 PM »
Thanks for the well wishes.  I guess my pride is hurt more then anything. :(

I know SVE will get the car back loking it's best, then I can get to work in the turbo and intercooler.  Now if I can just convert to Quattro it will be all good.
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2013, 08:26:33 PM »
In honor of the sites B-Day I updated my very first post ever......

In addition to with I have done on my car I would also like to note of few things, I now own/poses the following:

1. Ian's original hood - it is hanging on the wall in the shop (as well as a mess of other stuff he never picked up)
2. Jon's W8 Headlights, via Mike's Passat which I sadly parted out in the fall.
3. Mike's seats from the part out.
4. Charles whole car! Resurrected just last week from a broken timing belt (soon to be for sale I hope)
5. 1 Blow up K04 from Andrew's Allroad, soon to be turned into a lamp

I am sure there is more....

- Randy
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Re: Randy Weber (Kraut-Sled)
« Reply #23 on: March 19, 2013, 12:59:24 AM »
Wow, sounds like a VAG graveyard.

If you want a contribution from me, you can have those worthless springs that always fall out from underneath the front seats.

 :P