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 Post subject: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:01 pm 
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Hey guys thought I would make a thread for my car its a 1994 suzuki swift gti import, has 15 inch TSW rims fusion subwoofer and 2 6x9 pioneer speakers on the parcel shelf, also has chopped springs which was the previous owners doing. If anyone has any idea's for me to mod it im all ears but I am on my L's so nothing to extreme haha :P
Once I figure out how to upload pics I will post them up :D


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:57 pm 
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Welcome.
There are many small modifications you can do to make your ride better.
First things I would do would be

Polyurethane bushes
Sr20 throttle body
Cola air intake
Extractors

Would like to see some pictures :)

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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:13 pm 
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Thanks 1600gti I was actually thinking about getting the sr20 throttle body :) but I will look out for some polyurethane bushes and maybe a set of extractors but ill have to see how much I could get them for first


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
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I can help you with cheap bushes.
I have pm'd you.

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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:59 pm 
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Strongly recommend to fix the suspension as a first measure, new shocks would be ideal.


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:50 pm 
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Yeah i have already got brand new shocks for the car :) Kb24


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:06 pm 
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how the car looked when I first got it :)


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
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I have already gotten the wipers painted and the windows tinted And now I'm stuck on what else to do to it
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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:14 am 
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The next step in building an awesome GTi would be to sell me those wheels Hahaha
Good looking Ride by the way :)

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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 7:21 am 
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Ahaha yeah, thanks toocruisey


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:52 pm 
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clear front and side indicators would be good. They really go well on a white GTi. Have a look at GTiKid's build thread for an awesome white GTi.

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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 6:00 pm 
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Thanks FlyingGrape :) I was thinking about the indicators but wasn't too sure but now I've seen gti kids build I am definitely interested :)


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
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You can usually find them on ebay. I got mine from two different UK sellers.

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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:16 pm 
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Yeah I've found the clear side indicators but couldn't find the front ones! But I will keep looking


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 11:21 pm 
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Make it handle like its on rails. Depends how much money you have a to how far you go.

A) a good set of brake pads with fresh quality brake fluid

B) as mentioned poly bush kit (if yours have not been changed almost 20 years will have shagged them)

C) would be the go with a set of king springs and yellow koni's. Upper and lower strut braces for front suspension towers, camber and caster adjustment in the front end.

Look for link to whiteline handing article but ignore comments about rear adjustable camber!

Rest would be about giving your engine fresh spark plugs, oil, air filter and make sure plug leads are in good nick.

For performance I would leave that until you are comfortable with the car and improve the driving skills.

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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:13 am 
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Yeah the cars got brand new disks and brake pads, it has had a full service and has new 8.8mm top gun leads, also has a pod filter and a nolathane strut bar. Have also gotten the rocket cover painted red/maroon. As for the springs I am going to have to save up for them if I want to get them :p


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 8:36 am 
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Sounds like your suspension is off to a good start :) I'd take Grape's advice, especially if you're on your L's (noticed the photo's) you'll love how they handle and it'll give you a great base to start with. Then when you've got your P's think about joining a club so you can blow off steam and enjoy your car without blowing your licence and wasting money on fines :wink: also a track will show you where you feel your car is falling short power wise and you can modify it to suit what you want it to do :)

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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:19 am 
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Yeah I will join a club once I have my P's :) probably go on a few cruises and meets as well. I would like to see other peoples GTI's and what they have done to them :)


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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
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That's a good idea, Cruises are a great way to get to know other GTi owners and see what works well in other people's cars. As well as getting to know some handy helpers when its time to play with things :)

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 Post subject: Re: Matt's 1994 suzuki swift gti first car
PostPosted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:13 am 
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Still have a year to wait tho :( ahah.
here's some pics of the engine bay and interior

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will be putting an aftermarket steering wheel on soon :D


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