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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-06-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,936
Posted By dwp2
An over rev won't necessarily cause the check...

An over rev won't necessarily cause the check engine light to come on, but the code will be stored. and the car may still be drivable, depending on the damage.
if you don't have an mil and the car...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-06-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 136,637
Posted By dwp2
I posted about the tape from Toro 3 years ago and...

I posted about the tape from Toro 3 years ago and just wanted to add that the tape is still in perfect condition and my doors have remained squeak free. definitely worth the money if your seals are...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-01-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,479
Posted By dwp2
Between the winter fuel and new tires, I'm down...

Between the winter fuel and new tires, I'm down 2mpg according to the MDI. But I'm still averaging 25-27 mpg (60%hwy/40%city).
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 12-17-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 136,637
Posted By dwp2
Go to zorotools.com for the 3M UHMW tape. ...

Go to zorotools.com for the 3M UHMW tape. There's also a "value" brand on the site for a fraction of the cost, but the specs on that brand aren't as good as 3M.
Forum: Engine and Exhaust 12-11-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By dwp2
SOLD!

SOLD!
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-06-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,457
Posted By dwp2
Wow, my stock pirellis were trashed. I just put...

Wow, my stock pirellis were trashed. I just put on a set of Conti DWS and it is so quiet. The pirellis were so bad, I was starting to think I had a bad wheel bearing.

I plan on rotating every...
Forum: Engine and Exhaust 12-01-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By dwp2
New Price - $350 !!

bump for new low price
Forum: Engine and Exhaust 11-22-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By dwp2
bump for the holidays - new price!

bump for the holidays - new price!
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-13-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 136,637
Posted By dwp2
I posted about the 3M tape 6 months ago. It...

I posted about the 3M tape 6 months ago. It hasn't peeled or cracked and is still keeping the seals uber quiet. When you install it, you only need to have the tape slightly above the seal. Since...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-12-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,954
Posted By dwp2
Off topic, but I was in San Fran recently and now...

Off topic, but I was in San Fran recently and now I know where all the GTIs are. I saw 4 or 5 just from the airport to China Town, and then at least one an hour, every hour, on the hour.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 11-12-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,432
Posted By dwp2
This just happened to me last week. And since...

This just happened to me last week. And since the door is on the passenger side, I didn't notice it until hours later. Kinda embarrassing, since I had been cruising around.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-11-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,457
Posted By dwp2
Cupped tires!

I have the stock pirellis, and first rotated them around 8K miles. After getting my alignment done and rotating the tires again at around 17K miles, the front tires sound like crap.

I got them...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-11-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,954
Posted By dwp2
Mmm, stage 2 to stage 1

Guess what, the stock exhaust is quiet, even compared to the APR TBE. Shocking.

After a few hundred miles of driving at stage 1 again, I'm not missing the stage 2 power or the exhaust. The car...
Forum: Engine and Exhaust 11-11-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By dwp2
Yes, I believe it is a 200cell (high-flow) cat.

Yes, I believe it is a 200cell (high-flow) cat.
Forum: Engine and Exhaust 11-11-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By dwp2
FS - APR downpipe - $425

*bump*

APR downpipe for sale - $425
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 11-11-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,699
Posted By dwp2
I'm getting work done on my car, and just saw a...

I'm getting work done on my car, and just saw a 2012 with temporary tags roll in for a flash.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 11-06-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,497
Posted By dwp2
You're going to have to take off the entire panel...

You're going to have to take off the entire panel to get to the switch. The plastic assembly for the window switches is thin and makes a creaking sound if you move it around.
Forum: Mk6 vs...... 11-05-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By dwp2
The specs on that motor look to be 148 hp/163...

The specs on that motor look to be 148 hp/163 tq...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-05-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,931
Posted By dwp2
So thanks to the write-up, I was able to remove...

So thanks to the write-up, I was able to remove and re-install my door panel without any damage.

I didn't take any pictures, since the write-up was thorough enough.

I will add that of the 7...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 11-04-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,797
Posted By dwp2
Dislikes: 1. Bad door seals - They can...

Dislikes:

1. Bad door seals
- They can squeak (they are several DIY fixes)
- They can leak
- Wind noise

2. Door and seat rattles
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-04-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,931
Posted By dwp2
So here's a write-up I found: ...

So here's a write-up I found:

http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5095
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-04-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,931
Posted By dwp2
I can't find any other exposed screws around the...

I can't find any other exposed screws around the door panel.

McQueen77, I'm getting a "buzzing" rattle in 2nd and 3rd gear and when rolling to a stop. At first I thought it was near the speaker,...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 11-04-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,931
Posted By dwp2
How to remove front door panel?

Has anybody ever removed a front door panel? I'm trying to get to a rattle.

I removed the bolt on the bottom of the door with an allen wrench and was able to pull the panel off it's clip near the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-03-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By dwp2
Stage 2 is soooo much faster than Stage 1. ;) ...

Stage 2 is soooo much faster than Stage 1. ;)

Not much difference up to 60mph. Stage 2 can spin the wheels through 2nd gear.

You really notice the difference as you wind through 3rd gear,...
Forum: Engine and Exhaust 11-02-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By dwp2
SOLD: APR downpipe - $350 - **VA/DC/MD**

SOLD


APR downpipe for sale - $350

It has 6500 miles on it.
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