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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By nvturbo
it's not the torque'ing that causes leaks. Shops,...

it's not the torque'ing that causes leaks. Shops, including VW dealer techs do not clean the mounting area for the water pump housing. When you mount a new part onto a dirty surface, it will...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-17-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By nvturbo
poor installation. replaced the original...

poor installation.

replaced the original WP myself 2yrs ago. Still no issues.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-16-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By nvturbo
Are you having the dealership replace them? Poor...

Are you having the dealership replace them? Poor installation on revised water pumps are the main reasons why they have failed.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-16-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 392,213
Posted By nvturbo
$740 (main timing chain, chain guides, labor). ...

$740 (main timing chain, chain guides, labor). The other parts, I already had.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-13-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By nvturbo
if the MAF sensor is throwing that code, DO NOT...

if the MAF sensor is throwing that code, DO NOT waste your time/money on those MAF sensor cleaners. It does not work. Time to replace the sensor. If you look on ebay, they sell them for under $100....
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-10-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 392,213
Posted By nvturbo
It's a bit more involved than you think. I've...

It's a bit more involved than you think. I've done all types of work from suspension to internal parts replacement to motor swaps and I didn't want to tackle the job. It's not the end of the world...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-10-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By nvturbo
^^^ agreed.

^^^ agreed.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-10-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By nvturbo
Are you f**kin' serious?!!! The parts alone...

Are you f**kin' serious?!!! The parts alone should have only cost around $250. Replacing it takes about an hour, even with removal of the intake manifold.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-10-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 392,213
Posted By nvturbo
Got mine done (main timing chain, tensioner,...

Got mine done (main timing chain, tensioner, guides, etc) the other day. Just have to go pick up the car tomorrow. If it wasn't such a PITA, I would have done the replacement myself and saved some...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 11-06-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,485
Posted By nvturbo
a nice bowl of milk + anitfreeze

a nice bowl of milk + anitfreeze
Forum: General Sales/Announcements 11-03-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,665
Posted By nvturbo
But you have a Jetta dash with your headunit in...

But you have a Jetta dash with your headunit in it? :rolleyes:
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-01-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By nvturbo
From time to time, Discount Tire Direct will have...

From time to time, Discount Tire Direct will have this sale. I've purchased a set of wheels from them for my daughter's car. Easier to deal with them than their lame chain stores.
Forum: Vendor/Member Feedback Forum 10-25-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By nvturbo
There will always be shady a55 people who will...

There will always be shady a55 people who will try to scam others. For me, I dealt with a shady seller on Ebay. Bought a used PPI amp, tested it and five minutes later, it started to smoke. PM'd him...
Forum: In Car Entertainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 10-23-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,934
Posted By nvturbo
You can use the LC2i with the Dynaudio setup....

You can use the LC2i with the Dynaudio setup. I've done this in my buddy's '13 GTI. Don't worry about the bass rolloff.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-23-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 392,213
Posted By nvturbo
unfortunately, I've become victim to this BS....

unfortunately, I've become victim to this BS. Timing chain may have jumped a tooth and will likely need to replace the stretched chain along with the tensioner. Thankfully, I have another car that I...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-07-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By nvturbo
unbalanced tires, bent wheels and/or both...

unbalanced tires, bent wheels and/or both...
Forum: In Car Entertainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 10-07-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By nvturbo
If you're unable to update the firmware, it's...

If you're unable to update the firmware, it's time for a replacement headunit. I have the Audiosource DS-811 and I like it.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 10-07-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By nvturbo
OEM red tops doesn't mean they're actual R8 coil...

OEM red tops doesn't mean they're actual R8 coil packs. This has been discussed before in other threads.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-28-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By nvturbo
X2 I bought a real cheap one and it was not...

X2

I bought a real cheap one and it was not compatible with newer VW ECUs. The one I have works great.

Autel AL319
...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-28-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By nvturbo
"dapper" stickers, neon underglow lights, big...

"dapper" stickers, neon underglow lights, big wing spoiler, etc.

Yeah, those would be sick....
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-28-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By nvturbo
You can't "accidentally" erase CEL codes unless...

You can't "accidentally" erase CEL codes unless your thumbs/fingers are hooves. LOL
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-28-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By nvturbo
get a custom FMIC and you won't have to worry...

get a custom FMIC and you won't have to worry about lag.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-27-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 57,032
Posted By nvturbo
you paid that much for a water pump replacement? ...

you paid that much for a water pump replacement? WOW...talk about being ripped off.:rolleyes:
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-26-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,134
Posted By nvturbo
if a shop takes 3 hours to install a downpipe,...

if a shop takes 3 hours to install a downpipe, they need to close their doors and go back to working at Starbucks.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 09-18-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By nvturbo
Make sure the drain plug is torqued properly. ...

Make sure the drain plug is torqued properly. Don't ask me how I know.
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