Upgrade to a new, improved center console with three, easy-clean cupholders that won't dump coffee on your radio when you stomp on the gas. Did this to my 03 Jetta, just left the one above the radio in place? I'm not looking to scrape. Procedure Slide the front seats all the way forward. Others buy a whole new bracket and lever from what I understand. Carefully pry them upwards and pull the ashtray away. Rear: 232mm x 9mm 9.
I am keeping my eye out for a cheap 2003+ tan console myself. Mk4 99 00 01 02 03 04 Kit includes all screws and nuts needed to complete job, center console, change holder, rear cup holder, rear cup holder attachment. That's right, three cup holders--where you need them. It may also show you why you may not want a big brake upgrade! The stock sway bar endlinks are pretty good and don't wear out much. While you're at it, might as well replace your stained front console. Also uses the 312mm brake carrier must use 1. They cannot be used on the rear with the stock parking brake mechanism since the caliper is different.
These are calipers that float and move on slider pins. I should also be at 780 on Friday. Want something added to the sidebar? These tend to be heavier and more expensive and are found on more performance oriented car's 4 or 6 piston calipers and the aftermarket kits linked below. Below is more detailed information on big brake kit conversions. I've had the car a little over a year, just purchasing things here and there when I can.
And save the old suspension just in case you need to go back to stock. If I were you, I'd do coilovers, no springs or cutting. At its front end, spread the plastic so that its pins can be freed. I forget that they exist anymore. !. The advantages are: simple, light, and cheap. And pull back the shifter boot too.
Slow is that I can't really do much within reason for performance, so I'm free to focus on what's really important. The caliper is physically smaller, does not have a removable carrier, and uses a small brake pad. Pictured below are a few brake parts. Pull up and out the plastic ashtray side trim outlined in red You will expose these 2 plastic tabs on each side, 4 in total outlined in red. The suspension is another major factor in braking performance. So i deside to buy it and also make some modification on it. You must use a hub from a car that uses axle nuts if your car has those or axle bolts if your car has those.
Some have custom rotors, so you have to buy replacement rotors from the vendor. If your car feels like a heaving hovercraft then a big brake kit won't do much. If you want to remove the shifter surround, use a pin to remove the plastic trim cover by the front of the seats. Which is all good news. Description Brand Qty Shouldered Torx Bolt - Priced Each 4 Speed Nut - Priced Each 2 Center Console Coin Holder - Black 1 Center Console Storage Bin - Black 1 Storage Compartment Insert - Black 1 Rear Cup Holder - Black 1 Screw Cap - Black - Priced Each 2 Rear Center Console - Black 1 Rear Cup Holder Bracket - Black 1. A direct bolt on spindle should be from the 1. The only adjustment you need to make is to angle the e-brake more towards the driver's seat as the cut-out is more angled with the newer design.
It is a very straight forward install. Note: Below model front calipers are the same as stock 1. Before you spend money on big brakes, try using different brake pads, it may give you better braking feel, and it's cheaper and might be all that you want. Bend the E-Brake handle 10 degrees toward the driver's seat for proper clearance when installing the new console. Disclaimer: Before you attempt any brake work on your car, refer to the factory service manual and follow all precautions. There are also kits from Brembo and Stoptech listed below.
Hot coffee that stays where you put it. To upgrade the front brakes to any other size, you must first change the hub carriers spindle to 1. Rear: 232mm x 9mm 9. The rears need new mounts and struts. Here is the console trim removed, the pins at the front are outline in red. Cheers Nick I think you have to buy it.
Other parts are pictured for reference. Any and all information presented on this website is superseded by the official service manual and is not a substitute for the services or advice of a certified professional mechanic. Its 100% better but i hate the rear cup holder. It all went together quickly and more importantly painlessly! This reduces dive and distributes brake force more evenly. If you already have a 1. I have the gas button on my door near to trunk button usa panel so at the rear switch position i deside to install 12v socket.