Bagged with a boot

We’ve been sitting on these photos for a while now.  Sad to day that since receiving these images from the customer, the car was totaled in a snow storm.  The customer has already moved on and is rolling in a bagged Passat, still this build was rather extensive.  Sitting on Klutch SL14 18×8.5″ front and rear, Christof used spacers to dial in his ideal fitment. 

 

We are confident his next build will live up to this cars standards and we look forward to seeing how it progresses.

 

See below for the full mod list.

 

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klutch wheels sl14 bagged jetta volkswagen vw stanced bagriders slammed poke stretch

 

klutch wheels sl14 bagged jetta volkswagen vw stanced bagriders slammed poke stretch

 

klutch wheels sl14 bagged jetta volkswagen vw stanced bagriders slammed poke stretch

klutch wheels sl14 bagged jetta volkswagen vw stanced bagriders slammed poke stretch

 

 

Vehicle Information
– 2008 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
– 2.0T FSI
– Six speed manual transmission
– Purchased from Wyoming Valley Motors in Larksville, Pa (30 July 2009)
– LD7X Platinum Grey Metallic

Current Odometer
– 81,410 miles

Engine/Transmission
– Unitronic stage 2 (DynoJet at 241 whp, 272 lb-ft)
– BSH PCV Revamp
– NGK Iridium IX spark plugs
– Forge Motorsport TWINTake
– APR Chipped 3″ down-pipe
– AWE Tuning 2.5″ cat-back
– BFI motor mount, stage 2
– BFI transmission mount, stage 2
– BFI torque arm insert, stage 2
– 42 Draft Design PCV plug & tap
– 42 Draft Design shifter bushings
– OEM noise amplification pipe delete
– OEM European Golf R [short] shift lever
– OEM revision D diverter valve
– OEM Beetle expansion tank
– OEM Tiguan expansion tank cap
– OEM 3.2/3.6 junction box
– Semi-tucked bay
– Relocated battery (to trunk)

Interior
– OEM European RNS-510
– OEM European headlight switch (aluminum and auto)
– OEM European dash tray
– OEM European dash cubby
– OEM European cup holder
– OEM European under seat drawers (driver and passenger)
– OEM European rear door ash tray
– OEM door warning lights (PerformanceLEDs bulbs)
– OEM .:R-line Monster mats
– OEM rear sun blind
– OEM Gorilla Gear trunk mat with luggage blocks
– OEM aluminum glove box handle
– OEM flip-up coin holder
– OEM chrome trunk threshold
– OEM warning triangle
– OEM first aid kit
– OEM etched sun glasses
– Bold-Sport Control Unit and Sensor
– Interlago plaid shift boot (custom made)
– VWVenison black hazard switch cover
– deAutoKey aluminum blank seat handle inserts
– EuroJet electronic boost gauge with vent pod
– PerformanceLEDs interior kit (6,000k)
– Bag Riders air tool hose
– Taylor battery hold down/box

Exterior
– OEM European LED tail lamps with rear fog
– OEM trunk lip spoiler
– OEM .:R32 grille
– OEM base carrier bars
– OEM aspherical side mirrors
– Konzept Automobiltechnik European .:R32 front bumper
– G.R.I.D. Motorsports fog light grilles
– Color matched B-pillars
– Ziza Pure Yellow flash to pass bulbs (H7)
– Ziza Pure Yellow fog light bulbs (9007)
– Yellow Lamin-x fogs
– PerformanceLEDs stage III city light bulbs
– PerformanceLEDs license plate bulbs (6,000k)
– Blazer vintage antique oogha tone horn

Suspension
– Air Lift AutoPilot v2 management
– Air Lift Performance Series front air struts
– Air Lift front sway bar endlinks
– Air House 2 rear air springs
– Bilstein sport rear shocks
– Viair 444c compressor
– AccuAir exo compressor mount, large
– AccuAir exo tank ring
– 5 gallon skinny aluminum tank
– Dorbritz Design d-cups
– Frame notch, by CBTuning
– Neuspeed 25mm solid rear sway bar

Wheels
– Bildon racing studs; 50mm M14x1.5
– Otis Inc. LA lug nuts; M14x1.5, cone seat
– Gorilla wheel locks; M14x1.5, cone seat
– 42 Draft Design 13mm spacer
– 42 Draft Design 15mm spacer
– Klutch Republik SL14, 18″ x 8.5″, et42
– Nitto NT Neo Gen, 215/40ZR18 XL 89W
– JOM Tuning Ventilset

Brakes
– OEM .:R32 front and rear calipers
– OEM .:R32 front and rear rotors
– OEM .:R32 front and rear pads
– OEM .:R32 front and rear dust shields (rear shields modified slightly to fit)
– USP Motorspsorts stainless steel .:R32 brake lines (with blue sleeve)

States Visited
– Connecticut
– Delaware
– Maryland
– New York
– New Jersey
– North Carolina
– Pennsylvania
– Tennessee
– West Virginia

Winter Setup
– 17″ x 7″, et54 Borbet Avignon
– 225/45R17 General Altimax Arctic
– Otis Inc. LA lug nuts; M14x1.5, 30 mm, R12 ball seat

Recognition
– Show N Go Fall 2010 – 2nd place (MkV Jetta Modified)
– Show N Go Spring 2011 – 2nd place (MkV Jetta Modified)
– V.A.G. Fair 2011 – 2nd place (MkV Golf/Jetta Wild)
– Dubs on the Delaware 2011 – 2nd place (MkV Jetta)
– H2Oi – 1st place (MkV Jetta Mild)
– V.A.G. Fair 2012 – 1st place (MkV Jetta Wild)

Yada Yada Miata

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

 

 

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

1997 black mazda miata kyb ground control klutch republik klutch wheels klutch motorsports sl1 15x8.5

 

 

’97 Mazda Miata

 

KYB/Ground Control Suspension

15×8.5 Klutch SL1 Wheels w/ Polished Lips

195/45/15 Kuhmo Tires

 

*Shout out to Bushido Hawaii for all the support

ROOTBEER SLAM

 

Klutch republik motorsports wheels sl1 honda civic slammed 15x8.5 165/45/15 federal stretch camber slammed stanced stancenation canibeat stanceworks honda-tech

 

Thanks to Klutch Republik customer Eli Cox, for sending over images of his smooth Civic Coupe.  Repainted Honda Element Rootbeer, this Civic stands out from the crowd wherever it goes.

 

Sitting on a new set of Klutch Wheels SL1 measuring 15×8.5″ front and rear, the final result is simple yet powerful.  Eli decided to go with the aggressive 165/45/15 tire route, which allows a little more aggressive ride height and an eye pleasing super stretch.

 

To go along with the wheels Eli also added Ksport Kontrol Pro coils and Skunk2 front and rear camber kit to dial in the ride height and fitment. Running underneath is an Apexi ws2 exhaust passing it’s way out the back it heats up a Benen subframe brace. Spec-D headlights and clear corners give him the lighting look he wanted along with a wood grain steering wheel and Skunk2 shift know give him the tools to command the JDM b16a swap complete with s21 LSD tranny.

 

Thanks to Mitchell Fillyaw from Bitchn Photography for the images.

 

For more info on this set of Klutch Wheels please visit the Motorsports Section of our website by clicking HERE.

 

You can also see more examples of various cars running Klutch SL1 HERE.

 

 

 

Klutch republik motorsports wheels sl1 honda civic slammed 15x8.5 165/45/15 federal stretch camber slammed stanced stancenation canibeat stanceworks honda-tech

 

Klutch republik motorsports wheels sl1 honda civic slammed 15x8.5 165/45/15 federal stretch camber slammed stanced stancenation canibeat stanceworks honda-tech

 

Klutch republik motorsports wheels sl1 honda civic slammed 15x8.5 165/45/15 federal stretch camber slammed stanced stancenation canibeat stanceworks honda-tech

 

Klutch republik motorsports wheels sl1 honda civic slammed 15x8.5 165/45/15 federal stretch camber slammed stanced stancenation canibeat stanceworks honda-tech

 

Klutch republik motorsports wheels sl1 honda civic slammed 15x8.5 165/45/15 federal stretch camber slammed stanced stancenation canibeat stanceworks honda-tech

 

 

 

 

Out of the Ordinary

brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
Unfortunately the Toyota Corolla was never designed to be a head turner. Toyota wanted an affordable compact sedan, with great fuel economy, and the reliability of Toyota???s kept buyers coming back for more with each generation. There was ONE exception; the XRS. In 2005 and 2006 Toyota decided to give their economy sedan some pep in its step, and do away with its traditional grandma-esque styling and go for something a little more edgy. 
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
Between 2005-2006 approximately 6,600 XRS???s were produced. The engine is what sets this Corolla apart from the sea of econo-sedans. Toyota worked in collaboration with Yamaha to create the perfect engine for the XRS. This four banger revs out to 8200 RPM???s, and all that power is delivered through a 6-speed manual gearbox. The car is not a rocket ship by any stretch of the imagination, but definitely is much more fun to drive compared to your average Corolla. 
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
Our friend Joey Frank snagged one of these bad boys up, and went to work on it. Obviously at first glance you notice that the shiny brown paint you see, is not a factory color. Joey had his XRS resprayed Porsche Macadamia Metallic for the main body panels, while the roof was painted Java Black Pearl, commonly found on STI???s. The brown on black contrasts just enough in the correct lighting to see the two colors in full affect. A full respray was not the only attention spent on the exterior. Joey had both the front and rear fenders pulled to remove the factory body lines. He also did a 2003-04 front bumper swap, fitted with Vulteq valences front and rear, a Vulteq grill, Altis folding mirrors, an Altis trunk spoiler, Altis rear window spoiler, and Altis 2nd generation tail lights. Though a lot was changed on the exterior of this Corolla, it all looks very clean and factory appearing. 
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
Keeping stock wheels and suspension was not an option for this build After all that extensive work was done, it needed something to tie everything together; stance. Assuming that there is not a huge market in lowering one of these, getting this thing on the ground wasn???t an easy feat. Joey opted to go on air with this car. Going on air seemed like the only practical option for going low because spring kits or coil-overs are few and far between. Joey went with AirRex air struts, Air Lift AutoPilot v2 digital management, a 5 gallon polished aluminum tank, dual Viair 444c compressors, dual pneumatic water traps, and a 80A Stinger relay. Aside from just bagging this car, Joey decided to stiffen up the suspension a bit more for the corners with a trunk x-brace, and DC Sports CS-2 front strut bar. After Joey got his Corolla nestled on the ground, he had to make the tough decision of which wheels would suit his car best. We???ve all been at the fork in the road, and didn???t know which set of wheels that would make a perfect match for our car. Joey felt that Work VS-XX???s was the proper choice for his Toyota, and I???m glad he did. They work (no pun intended) really with with the car. Gives it that VIP flare. These VS-XX???s have gold centers, with polished lips; 2.5??? up front, and out back he is sporting 3??? lips. 
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
Now that Joe???s XRS is looking up to par, now it???s time for it to produce some sound. Lets face it, we all have that one song that is cranked full blast when it comes on in our cars while cruisin??? around. Joey made the invest to make sure that his music never cuts out, or sounds like crap. All the audio components are Pioneer; the in-dash navigation, an adapter for his iPod, and the interior speakers were upgraded, and luckily enough the car came with a 10??? Kicker subwoofer and amplifier as an OEM dealer upgrade. 
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik
Joey should be proud to say he owns a Corolla XRS as beautiful as his is. He truly showed the car community that a Corolla could be something cool. With a little hard work and elbow grease, anything can happen. So hats off to Joey and his XRS!
brown toyota corolla XRS 6 speed airlift v2 airrex bagged slammed stanced fitted hellaflush dope awesome unique work VS-XX gold wheels 3piece seen on klutch republik

One Shade Of Grey

Whoever said that station wagons were for soccer Mom???s, was 100% incorrect. It isn???t everyday that you see an Avant like this cruising around, so Nicholas Mackey didn???t let the soccer mom image discourage his plans of execution. It is always a pleasure to see something so innocent looking, become this thing of beauty with a slight edge. The thing about an Avant is that, they only need subtle touches here and there to grab your attention. I guess that no one truly appreciates the beauty of one, until it has been modified as such; from a full respray, wheels, suspension, and some go-fast goodies. 
The color grey  in my opinion is one of the best colors on a vehicle. Regardless an Avant, a sedan, muscle car, or economy car, grey always looks good. So Nick went ahead and spoiled his b7 A4 avant with a full respray. Just any old grey wasn???t suitable though. He needed something that was classy, and something that was not stock. Mackey ended up going with  a color used on Ferrari???s 458 Italia. Ferrari calls it Grigio Medio. As you can see, the color fits Nick???s b7 Avant very well, and compliments the finish on his Rotiform IND???s. 
As his vision was coming together, Nick decided to spoil this b7 a bit more, so he went ahead and purchased air ride for this wagon. He opted for Air Lift struts and bags in all four corners, Autopilot V2 digital management, and two 444C Viar compressors. With this setup, Nick was able to fit his 18×10 (et20) and 18×11(et26) Rotiform IND???s without putting his fenders in harms way. 
Every car deserves to be pushed to the limits once and a while, regardless of its style. The cool thing about Nick???s Avant is that it is not stock performance wise, which is kind of a rare thing unless you own a b5 S4 Avant. He had the ECU flashed with APR Stage II software to give his car a little more ???ummph???. What good is that power from the stage II tune without it being able to breathe better? With a nice rumble to please the ears. Nick went ahead and purchased a Techtonics Tuning downpipe, and a Stratmosphere cat-back exhaust to get this thing sounding a little more up to par. 
As you can see Nick Mackey did this Avant justice. He created something that most people wouldn???t dare to do, and it is evident. He cares for his car very much, and nothing but the best was put into it. Hopefully Nick inspired to do something a little out of the ordinary to your Avant.Whoever said that station wagons were for soccer Mom???s, was 100% incorrect. It isn???t everyday
that you see an Avant like this cruising around, so Nicholas Mackey didn???t let the soccer mom
image discourage his plans of execution. It is always a pleasure to see something so innocent
looking, become this thing of beauty with a slight edge. The thing about an Avant is that, they
only need subtle touches here and there to grab your attention. I guess that no one truly
appreciates the beauty of one, until it has been modified as such; from a full respray, wheels,
suspension, and some go-fast goodies.
The color grey in my opinion is one of the best colors on a vehicle. Regardless an Avant, a
sedan, muscle car, or economy car, grey always looks good. So Nick went ahead and spoiled his
b7 A4 avant with a full respray. Just any old grey wasn???t suitable though. He needed something
that was classy, and something that was not stock. Mackey ended up going with a color used on
Ferrari???s 458 Italia. Ferrari calls it Grigio Medio. As you can see, the color fits Nick???s b7 Avant
very well, and compliments the finish on his Rotiform IND???s.
As his vision was coming together, Nick decided to spoil this b7 a bit more, so he went ahead
and purchased air ride for this wagon. He opted for Air Lift struts and bags in all four corners,
Autopilot V2 digital management, and two 444C Viar compressors. With this setup, Nick was
able to fit his 18×10 (et20) and 18×11(et26) Rotiform IND???s without putting his fenders in harms
way.
Every car deserves to be pushed to the limits once and a while, regardless of its style. The cool
thing about Nick???s Avant is that it is not stock performance wise, which is kind of a rare thing
unless you own a b5 S4 Avant. He had the ECU flashed with APR Stage II software to give his
car a little more ???ummph???. What good is that power from the stage II tune without it being able
to breathe better? With a nice rumble to please the ears. Nick went ahead and purchased a
Techtonics Tuning downpipe, and a Stratmosphere cat-back exhaust to get this thing sounding a
little more up to par.
As you can see Nick Mackey did this Avant justice. He created something that most people
wouldn???t dare to do, and it is evident. He cares for his car very much, and nothing but the best
was put into it. Hopefully Nick inspired to do something a little out of the ordinary to your
Avant.