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Old 08-22-2017, 10:53 AM   #15
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Got the down-pipe in without any major issues. I'll admit is does sound much better. The transition from a Subaru to this car is lackluster in the exhaust department though.

It does seem to have an increase in the butt dyno department though. I need to get a stage 2 tune for it now. That should put some more pep in it's step.

I'll put up some videos eventually.
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Old 08-22-2017, 02:13 PM   #16
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Nice build so far!

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he transition from a Subaru to this car is lackluster in the exhaust department though.
Lol, its hard to let go of the rumble for sure.
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Old 08-22-2017, 03:26 PM   #17
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Nice build so far!



Lol, its hard to let go of the rumble for sure.

Thanks,

That it is. I do believe I'll one day return to the mighty Subaru
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Old 08-22-2017, 04:02 PM   #18
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No issues with stage 1 on the stock clutch?
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Old 08-22-2017, 08:26 PM   #19
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No issues with stage 1 on the stock clutch?
I'm actually running a HS Tuning RSR clutch. There were a few mods on the car when I purchased it.
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Old 08-22-2017, 08:32 PM   #20
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Updated the First Post.
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Old 08-23-2017, 01:47 PM   #21
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Just flashed APR Stage 2 this morning. Gosh the powerband is much smoother.

This car is an absolute blast to drive.

Debating on the next mod...

Springs.
Cat-Back.
Wheels.

Still need / want an intake too...
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Old 08-23-2017, 03:19 PM   #22
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Just flashed APR Stage 2 this morning. Gosh the powerband is much smoother.

This car is an absolute blast to drive.

Debating on the next mod...

Springs.
Cat-Back.
Wheels.

Still need / want an intake too...


Suspension mods over everything else. Put the power down properly then look/sound good doing it after


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Old 08-23-2017, 04:51 PM   #23
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Suspension mods over everything else. Put the power down properly then look/sound good doing it after


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Agreed.

I think Springs are next. Possibly new Struts as well.
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Old 08-24-2017, 08:33 AM   #24
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If you are having trouble with traction I recommend some stickyyy tires on lightweight rims and engine/tranny mounts from 034 motorsports (street density). They'll give you way more traction.

PS I'm rocking DG springs and am loving them... if you wanna go really low then these aren't the right springs for you. You can retain your stock struts with these though and it eliminates the wheel gap for the most part. Perfect for a daily driver.
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Old 08-24-2017, 12:28 PM   #25
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If you are having trouble with traction I recommend some stickyyy tires on lightweight rims and engine/tranny mounts from 034 motorsports (street density). They'll give you way more traction.

PS I'm rocking DG springs and am loving them... if you wanna go really low then these aren't the right springs for you. You can retain your stock struts with these though and it eliminates the wheel gap for the most part. Perfect for a daily driver.
I just got some Michelin Primacy MXM4 for the fronts. They grip quite well. I generally have the TC on, all the time. I do need to get the rears eventually though.

I've heard good things about DG springs. I've heard bad things about installing springs in general. Having never done a VW myself. It seems like a weekend task for sure.

Modest drop is all I need, I've had "Slammed" cars and I'm tired of it. I need to retain my drive-ability.
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