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In March I'll have about £2000 to spend on pimping my ride (what credit crunch?). Current state of affairs is:

- Good nick all round, although previous owner put a cheap induction kit on
- Bilstein rear shocks
- Ragga straight through centre

I won't be swapping out the wheels as I have 17" teledials which I like a lot. My main concern is handling and performance. What suggestions do you have for uprated brakes and a bit more power? I'm also considering Bilsteins at the front, too, maybe some new springs... what would you do if it was yours?

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If you do all of these suspension mods, then make sure all of the bushes are in good condition, also the rear subframe, because the extra rigidity could cause problems. How about braided brake lines?
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Engine bay strut
grooved discs
braided brake lines

I'd then put any left over into the emergency fund that is part of running a GTV.
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