GOLFMK7
GOLFMK6
GOLFMKV
VW GTI MKVI Forum / VW Golf R Forum / VW Golf MKVI Forum / VW GTI Forum - Golfmk6.com



Go Back   VW GTI MKVI Forum / VW Golf R Forum / VW Golf MKVI Forum / VW GTI Forum - Golfmk6.com > Technical Topics > Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack


The Tire Rack
Welcome to the Wheels and Tires section of GolfMK6. This area is proudly sponsored by The Tire Rack.

If you are making a purchase from TireRack, please help support GolfMK6 by clicking through to them with this link or clicking on the Tire Rack banner ad. Doing so helps give back to GOLFMK6 so we can keep this place running!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-17-2015, 05:14 PM   #1
GTI_likeurmom
GolfMK6 Elite
 
GTI_likeurmom's Avatar
 
Drives: Veyron 16.4
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: woke up in a new Bugatti
Posts: 19,136
This is why we can't have nice things

i was attempting to install my new coils when i realized i didnt have a pry bar and big enough hammer to remove the strut. no big deal so i started putting the suspension back together and i snapped the threaded stud on the lower control arm. oh joy.






Tapatalk wrote this
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by GOBbluth View Post
I cut the tether off. When I get to the pump, I remove the cap and chuck it into the nearest bush, patch of trees, or some sort of wet lands. I pump gas. Then I spend anywhere from 5 to 165 minutes retrieving the cap. I screw it back on and drive away. I'm not letting it dangle against the paint and I don't know any better way.
GTI_likeurmom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 05:15 PM   #2
GTI_likeurmom
GolfMK6 Elite
 
GTI_likeurmom's Avatar
 
Drives: Veyron 16.4
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: woke up in a new Bugatti
Posts: 19,136



Tapatalk wrote this
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by GOBbluth View Post
I cut the tether off. When I get to the pump, I remove the cap and chuck it into the nearest bush, patch of trees, or some sort of wet lands. I pump gas. Then I spend anywhere from 5 to 165 minutes retrieving the cap. I screw it back on and drive away. I'm not letting it dangle against the paint and I don't know any better way.
GTI_likeurmom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 05:20 PM   #3
GTI_likeurmom
GolfMK6 Elite
 
GTI_likeurmom's Avatar
 
Drives: Veyron 16.4
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: woke up in a new Bugatti
Posts: 19,136
correction........its the ball joint that has the threaded studs on it.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by GOBbluth View Post
I cut the tether off. When I get to the pump, I remove the cap and chuck it into the nearest bush, patch of trees, or some sort of wet lands. I pump gas. Then I spend anywhere from 5 to 165 minutes retrieving the cap. I screw it back on and drive away. I'm not letting it dangle against the paint and I don't know any better way.
GTI_likeurmom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 05:44 PM   #4
GTI_likeurmom
GolfMK6 Elite
 
GTI_likeurmom's Avatar
 
Drives: Veyron 16.4
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: woke up in a new Bugatti
Posts: 19,136
well i just made my 21st order with ecstuning and ordered new ball joints with hardware. im gonna get an install quote with vw to install the ball joints, coils and do an alignment.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by GOBbluth View Post
I cut the tether off. When I get to the pump, I remove the cap and chuck it into the nearest bush, patch of trees, or some sort of wet lands. I pump gas. Then I spend anywhere from 5 to 165 minutes retrieving the cap. I screw it back on and drive away. I'm not letting it dangle against the paint and I don't know any better way.
GTI_likeurmom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 05:49 PM   #5
rawbdog
FIA Formula 1 Champion
 
rawbdog's Avatar
 
Drives: Bird shit stained cute snatchback
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: santa clarita, ca
Posts: 12,399
You're so strong
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by dubessa View Post
sex, when done right, should leave both people smiling, exhausted, and covered in mysterious substances.
rawbdog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 05:51 PM   #6
GTI_likeurmom
GolfMK6 Elite
 
GTI_likeurmom's Avatar
 
Drives: Veyron 16.4
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: woke up in a new Bugatti
Posts: 19,136
well i did use a breaker bar to snug up that nut instead of a torque wrench. #placwouldnotapprove
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by GOBbluth View Post
I cut the tether off. When I get to the pump, I remove the cap and chuck it into the nearest bush, patch of trees, or some sort of wet lands. I pump gas. Then I spend anywhere from 5 to 165 minutes retrieving the cap. I screw it back on and drive away. I'm not letting it dangle against the paint and I don't know any better way.
GTI_likeurmom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 06:14 PM   #7
Jordanka
FIA World Rally Car Champion
 
Drives: Passat 6MT
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: ON, Canada
Posts: 584
Honestly bro, those 3 nuts don't require a lot of torque. If you can get a good 1/2" torque wrench on sale, do so and use it next time.

Breaker bars in general should NOT be used to tighten bolts/nuts just as a torque wrench should NOT be used to loosen bolts/nuts.

Hope the install at the dealer goes smooth and you can enjoy your ride.
Jordanka is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 07:35 PM   #8
mk6medic
GolfMK6 Elite
 
mk6medic's Avatar
 
Drives: something faster than K04
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: GrandFAPpy's porch
Posts: 36,938
HOLY BALLS.

Someone has some sexual tension to release.
__________________
@imthehooker on INSTAGRAM, YOUTUBE TWITTER & SNAPCHAT

Quote:
Originally Posted by jshay View Post
Iono man. You meatspinned me once when I was in the library. I'm still bitter about that.
Quote:
Originally Posted by rawbdog View Post
Lol NEEK is like how GK was before he became a mod. Lol.
mk6medic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 07:37 PM   #9
corrado917
Formula 3000 Driver
 
corrado917's Avatar
 
Drives: GTI CSG
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Chicago
Posts: 3,294
Quote:
Originally Posted by mk6medic View Post
HOLY BALLS.

Someone has some sexual tension to release.
__________________
A buch of goodies APRís K04 kit, NGK 8 plugs , Unitronic Intake, Eurojet DP, Magnaflow catback, APRís TCU tune, 034 Dogbone Mount Insert, S3 intercooler, Forge catch can, Modshack trim, AWE tuning IC hoses, Neuspeed K04 TOP & TDP, H&R Cup kit, Golf Rís skirts & side mirrors, Euro LED tails, GTD grill, H&R sways, Stern bar, Enkei RPF1 & some other stuff..Build
corrado917 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 07:56 PM   #10
blue2.8
Touring Car Newbie
 
Drives: 2010 6MT
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 187
bro don't show me this kinda stuff when I'm about to do my install tomorrow
blue2.8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 07:59 PM   #11
Cadubya
DUBYA
 
Cadubya's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 K04 GTI 4DR 6MT
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Chicago
Posts: 7,572
Reported for misleading title
__________________
CLICK HERE FOR MY BUILD
Cadubya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 08:05 PM   #12
mk6medic
GolfMK6 Elite
 
mk6medic's Avatar
 
Drives: something faster than K04
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: GrandFAPpy's porch
Posts: 36,938
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cadubya View Post
Reported for misleading title
Did you report him to yourself?
__________________
@imthehooker on INSTAGRAM, YOUTUBE TWITTER & SNAPCHAT

Quote:
Originally Posted by jshay View Post
Iono man. You meatspinned me once when I was in the library. I'm still bitter about that.
Quote:
Originally Posted by rawbdog View Post
Lol NEEK is like how GK was before he became a mod. Lol.
mk6medic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 09:09 PM   #13
jay745
Mod Flanders
 
jay745's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 CW GTI Wolfsburg (racecar)
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 18,453
sucks greg. We broke a bolt on my buddies gti putting his rear sway bar on this morning :/
__________________
Hit me up for VagCom in Chicago
Click >here< for my build thread.
I'll do your 40k service for much cheaper than a dealer.
jay745 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2015, 09:17 PM   #14
GTI_likeurmom
GolfMK6 Elite
 
GTI_likeurmom's Avatar
 
Drives: Veyron 16.4
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: woke up in a new Bugatti
Posts: 19,136
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cadubya View Post
Reported for misleading title
true, nothing i do makes sense.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by GOBbluth View Post
I cut the tether off. When I get to the pump, I remove the cap and chuck it into the nearest bush, patch of trees, or some sort of wet lands. I pump gas. Then I spend anywhere from 5 to 165 minutes retrieving the cap. I screw it back on and drive away. I'm not letting it dangle against the paint and I don't know any better way.
GTI_likeurmom is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.