Jump to content
Notice to Hotmail/Gmail & BT Internet users - Please check your SPAM/JUNK folders for our emails. Please add our email as a contact to your email account.
Light/Dark Mode Enabled: You can now select the option by clicking the moon/lightbulb in the top right corner!

Poverty spec 1.2 budget build


FarzKadz

Recommended Posts

Hi all,

Was looking for a first car to buy and knew i was after a vag, crawling across gumtree when i find a lovely polo up for a very good price considering it had 2 lady owners and 75k on the clock. The car was literally 5 mins away from my house so organised a viewing with the lady straight away, the reason the car was so cheap was because of bad body work, very bad! still bought the car because it had a solid engine and interior. Heres roughly what it looked like when i first got it (no pics of the dented side or boot)

http://D47B2646-F5A2-4F56-BE22-00B1BB05F207_zps

First thing i had to do was clean up the badly scuffed and dented rear quater, this was it after the dent got pushed out

http://B0DA004E-3CBE-476D-9C68-AE2A1DA07143_zps

Managed to spray paint it which admittedly doesnt look great but MUCH better than what was there before.

Got sick of looking at steelies on one side and trims on the other, so i had a quick browse online and found some oem polo wheels for 20! sure they were only 14" and badly curbed but for that price i really couldnt complain, anyway got my cousin to pick them up and bring it to my house and started attempting to refurb them myself, had a load of gloss black lying around so decided to make them black while i was at it, really happy with how this transformed the car even though the refurb itself wasnt the best:D.

http://0AB538B6-E821-4B06-BF74-BD38A1A61778_zps

http://0AB538B6-E821-4B06-BF74-BD38A1A61778_zps

http://B3C98628-0517-4AEB-9689-F8FA947A33B8_zps
http://CF705A8F-59E8-4EF2-AA1D-EFB656AF6A9F_zps

 

I do have plans for bigger alloys in the future, anyway, from here i took a step back and waited to get paid before spending more money on it, got bored and ended up spraying the front grills satin black, debadged the bootlid and sprayed some interior bits with the colour matched paint i had left over. Oh i also forget to mention before i got the alloys i went down to pickapart breakers and got a new bootlid for 20 to replace my dented one!

http://6BFB2F28-6593-44EE-8155-8237ADFE4915_zps

http://2067CC3C-1E99-4E8C-A55C-22DE9A74DA41_zps

http://A8AB827B-F3CE-4541-A88A-7BBDBF811B84_zps

 

Thats the work thats been done from 23rd july to now...

Future plans are:

Dewiper

HID and lighting upgrade all round

Headunit, speaker and sub install

Tints

Stubby aerial

Electric window conversion

GTI grill

Tinted lights or gti headlights

 

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 0
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

  • FarzKadz

    1

Popular Days

Top Posters In This Topic

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

Announcements

  • Notice to Hotmail/Gmail & BT Internet users - Please check your SPAM/JUNK folders for our emails. Please add our email as a contact to your email account.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Guidelines