Corrado 1.8 G60Manufacture Date: 1990, model 1990: number 026430
Owner: Tornado from Cyprus, Cyprus
Colorcode: LY3D (tornado red was delivered from 1988 till 1991)
Bought on date: August 2004
-Porsche-style mirrors (DSP, Cult Society, oem Porsche ones, MX-5), slight tint to front windows sides, repair sunroof, late-spec French-spec yellow fogs, bonnet vents, deleted washer jets from hood, Rieger R-RS or Venom rear lower cupdiffuser, Lupo wipers conversion or single wiper kit, Audi-style door handles, Passat glass moonroof, alloy filler cap conversion, Xenon HID's, carbon applied exterior stuff (ie. rear spoiler, mirrors and triangles, side pillars,etc), SWG "Corrado" rear badge, ,us-spec smoothed front bumper or "meshed" front number plate for better airflow, late-spec oem grill, Cult Societly fog inlets, Happich/Venom pop-out rear windows...
-black headliner and sunroof cloth, complete interior conversion to facelift-model spec (already have most of the items), carbon retrimmed stuff.
-oe Corrado late-spec centre console oil/volt gauges, DDI iluminated dials, DDI reverse LCD kit and all interior bulbs to red Led's, plastic iluminated red cap for cig lighter, retrimmed door cards front and rear, chrome tailate latch and catch, dyostyling digital gauges, amplifier-tweeters and 4 x speakers, TT footrest and shift boot conversion, nickel seatbelts buckles, Wiechers/Allard half roll-cage polished, VW Motorsport cig lighter, push-start button ala S-2000 style, Storm gearboot badge, Turbo timer, Digifiz digital 8000rpm cluster modification, Polo/Passat cupholder, wideband A/F gauge,...
-battery relocated to boot, alloy billet polished dipstick, polish/chrome several parts, smooth and repaint engine bay and wiring minimized/hidden inside chassis legs, carbon front upper slam panel, chromed bonnet lifters, 3pc chrome tanks by CDH/Stroeve, oil catch tank...
-Goodridge braided s/s lines all round, front and rear anti-roll bars and bushings, rear axle beam bushings, front ball joint extenders and tie-rod flip kit, rear drop plates or Eibach rear camber shims, upgraded g-box and tranny mount, Schrick cast aluminium oil sump (pan) and windage tray, s/s sump guard, short shift, O2A solid shifter bushings, LSD...
ENGINE - The goal: 250+ bhp / 220+ whp from the G60 with oe G-Lader:
-SNS chip, Bosch Red Tops 30lb/315cc fuel injectors, SWG twin inlet induction kit, Rallye rad or VR6 radiator with 2 x slimline electric cooling fans, BBM billet alloy fuel rail, ported intake manifold, gas-flowed-ported and polished cylinder head and/or bored to 1.9l using 83mm forged pistons, engine components lightened and balanced throughout, lightweight pulleys all round, uprated hi-flow fuel pump, 4-2-1 G60 exhaust manifold, Mocal 13-row oil cooler kit, Schrick sport lifters kit, reinforced valves-valve springs and titanium retainers, ported,polished and gas-flowed throttle body, modified (ported, polished and gas-flowed) G-lader...
-Air conditioning (maybe)
-to win the lottery so i can make all these happen :P
-to also buy an MK1 Golf GTI (DONE!!!) :)
And finally a feature in Performance VW magazine in order to be the first Corrado owner from Cyprus ever to be featured in the mag ;)
Totalscore: 10304, average:9.69