83 Passat GL5
MOT Aprill 2013
Right where to start with this one... the car's a 2 owner although the last owner owned the car for 1 year and did nothing with it except fit the front coilovers and rear lowering springs and store it, previous to that the chap who owned it from new (27 years) meticulously maintained the vehicle regardless of cost at LA Auto Services in Bedford the receipts are mind boggling as is the fully documented (in the original handbook) service record along with the original V5 and tax disc as well as the rest of the bookpack. the car wants and never has for anything hence the base for this build...
full body restoration in the factory silver icluding all trim badges bumpers roof rack etc, full engine overhall less than 1000 miles ago including the detailing painting, polishing, carbon bits and chroming, 8 and 9 1/2 by 14" banded steels painted cream with the polished lip with as new (again less than 1000 miles) stretched tyres, Dk rear axle spacers, as mentioned above the car has been modified to run front coilovers the rears are still shocks and springs but a rear coilover strut can easilly replace this if needs be but the car sits well without. Full Tony Banks stainless steel upturned exhaust (makes the wonderful 5 cylinder engine sound great, windows down every tunnel :), stock seats carpet and dash in amazing condition, alacantara roof lining pillars and boot which also has wood load bed strips 1 off shifter and steering wheel with custom boss an and a host of other Novaks and mooneyes trinkits, various bits of pinstriping and lots of 1 off fabrications and a host of bits i will have missed i'll add as i remember but will go through on the viewing of the vehicle.
This really is without a doubt show condition car that is better than new and covered less than 1000 miles since the build it has seen a few local shows as it was built to enjoy rather than show, this still did not detract that pvw wanted and have featured the car but due to another wi