|The Grill, and Front end Treatment
|So I went from this...
|But something was still missing...
My original VW Rabbit has received fog lights along the way, followed
by some of those deer wistles.
So in the end it will look a little more like
|Only without the black bumper, or bumper stops.
The Resto Rabbit will have a chrome bumper, with no stops.
Next it was time to toss the old lights, and put in some 9003 Upgrades.
|Thank the Light gods for these... I found them on a 81 Rabbit at the
But, I had to protect these jewels, so I found a used set of these to go
|This Is the final result.
My 1979 USA GTI
Now that I had settled on the front end look, I focused on the side.
For the side markers, I gave my Rabbit the same treatment.
I painted the chrome trim red.
|Now A lot of folks are into the early round headlight look, but thats not me....
I Like the Early Westy look. Square headlights, blinkers in the grill.
So the car already had what I liked. But a few things were missing.
So I removed the grill, and painted the chrome trim Red to match the GTI Spec car I wanted.