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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By FocalPoint
It's the only place I've located any fluid...

It's the only place I've located any fluid anywhere. Not enough to cause a major leak, but enough to escape and boil off/evaporate as if the system were open-air.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By FocalPoint
Alright I think I've found the issue. The coolant...

Alright I think I've found the issue. The coolant reservoir is failing. All over, I have these spots from where fluid has boiled and corroded the plastic housing, so it looks like maybe some fluid or...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 01:07 PM
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Views: 141
Posted By FocalPoint
https://i.imgur.com/eHD6yeq.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/eHD6yeq.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/gcyucgs.jpg

Since everyone loves pics. This is the coolant level as it stands now. Maxed out and sitting above the max line, apparently to...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By FocalPoint
True, that's where my original panic came from....

True, that's where my original panic came from. However, being a sealed system, if it was leaking anywhere, it shouldn't rise either. New engine was dropped in April or May of 2016 and south FL had...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By FocalPoint
Definitely. Gonna check it throughout the day,...

Definitely. Gonna check it throughout the day, but I made it 4 miles to work and no drop. Just what looks like slight increase maybe from my first post.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By FocalPoint
Coolant shows low on MFD at start up but no puddle...

As the title states, it was really cold this morning in South FL, and I've never actually topped off the coolant res as I've never needed to. Went to get in my car this morning and I got a coolant...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-16-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By FocalPoint
Coolant is pure white. Oil burning from a bad PCV...

Coolant is pure white. Oil burning from a bad PCV (never happened with my bad one though) or failing turbo would appear blue-ish white.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-16-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 714
Posted By FocalPoint
Not to mention the sticker price on that rolling...

Not to mention the sticker price on that rolling pile is over $75k for the Quad, and if you want options, obviously higher. I'll take an M2 or used M3 for that.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-15-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By FocalPoint
Nah, turbo would produce the same results on...

Nah, turbo would produce the same results on regular or tuned programs. How white is the white smoke? Does it have a bluish tinge to it, or is it just straight vape-pen type stuff?
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-15-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By FocalPoint
How many miles, exhaust mods, and is it a DSG?

How many miles, exhaust mods, and is it a DSG?
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 12-26-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By FocalPoint
I was tipsy during my intercooler install, but as...

I was tipsy during my intercooler install, but as I recall, it pulls off as one section, separate from the condenser, intercooler, radiator, and it has the headlight surrounds attached. When you lay...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-26-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By FocalPoint
Get rid of the CC, and just change out the PCV...

Get rid of the CC, and just change out the PCV and do a valve cleaning (you'll still have to do it) every 50k miles.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 12-26-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By FocalPoint
Pretty easy to do. Rad support has some hidden...

Pretty easy to do. Rad support has some hidden bolts behind the grill area that were tough to find. Curious as to why you'd need to remove the rad support for a front bumper install?
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 12-23-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By FocalPoint
It would require re-opening the headlight. I...

It would require re-opening the headlight. I would've had them redo it even if it cost $45.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-19-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,432
Posted By FocalPoint
I hear that, but everyone I know that owns a...

I hear that, but everyone I know that owns a Ford, or Chevy visited the dealer for less issues than I did under warranty. Hell, some of them have the most problematic of domestics and they still have...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-18-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2,981
Views: 309,263
Posted By FocalPoint
I can feel differences in behavior even after a...

I can feel differences in behavior even after a couple weeks of running the same tank.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-18-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2,981
Views: 309,263
Posted By FocalPoint
Bad fuel? Drive the tank down and fill up with...

Bad fuel? Drive the tank down and fill up with fresh fuel.
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 12-16-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By FocalPoint
fake low... mhhhhhh You need a better...

fake low... mhhhhhh


You need a better drop for this to sit and look right, tbh.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 12-13-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,480
Posted By FocalPoint
Nope

Nope
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-10-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By FocalPoint
Damn dude...

Damn dude...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 12-07-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 858
Posted By FocalPoint
Could be the window regulators too. Had those go...

Could be the window regulators too. Had those go on both sides. Replaced under warranty.


EDIT: If it sounds like this

kIX1-XOtEVs


it's the regulators, don't bother lubing.
Forum: Exterior / Interior Care (washing, detailing, exterior repairs) 11-27-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By FocalPoint
Alright, decided to try the wiper pull. ...

Alright, decided to try the wiper pull.

Wipers came up easy, I sprayed penetrating lube in on the nuts and let it sit for about 15mins. Nuts came off easy, blade arms took a bit of finesse. Came...
Forum: Exterior / Interior Care (washing, detailing, exterior repairs) 11-27-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By FocalPoint
Well my 3 year old headliner is fucked...

Well my 3 year old headliner is fucked regardless. So eventually it'll have to be dropped and redone, but I'm going after market this time around. Hopefully it'll do better than the OEM shit they're...
Forum: Exterior / Interior Care (washing, detailing, exterior repairs) 11-27-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By FocalPoint
Bump, pulled the cowl up as far as I could. Saw a...

Bump, pulled the cowl up as far as I could. Saw a lot of debris in the area where I assume the drain ends, so I'm either going to flush, vacuum or blow the area out. Someone also recommended nylon...
Forum: Exterior / Interior Care (washing, detailing, exterior repairs) 11-24-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By FocalPoint
I might have to go that route. Oddly that after 6...

I might have to go that route. Oddly that after 6 years, almost 7 it would manifest now. It has never done this until now, and living in SFL with hurricanes, the car literally has had hundreds of...
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