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Old 02-21-2017, 04:06 PM   #1359
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Hello newbie here. I am not showing off my car yet because of still in planning stage and saving cash. Mingle around this forum to get some idea and knowledge before making final decision
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Old 05-31-2017, 03:31 PM   #1360
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Hey all, new to the forum. My current set up is tornado red mk6 gti: CTS turbo back (cat removed), fk coil overs, ecs heavy duty strut mounts, Cai, ecs flush spacers, Unitronic stage 2 tune, stage 3 south bend clutch, R8 coil packs. Happy to be here to gain more knowledge


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Old 08-10-2017, 06:25 AM   #1361
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Hi everyone, Pete here (hope I'm not the first new member in 2 months ) Mine is Golf Mk6, thinking of buying a car for my parents so that's the first reason I'm here. Have a good day!
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:41 AM   #1362
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Hi everyone, Pete here (hope I'm not the first new member in 2 months ) Mine is Golf Mk6, thinking of buying a car for my parents so that's the first reason I'm here. Have a good day!
not the only member in 2 months but probably the only member who actually looked around the forum before posting ;] lol.
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Old 11-07-2017, 11:55 PM   #1363
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Hello all, nameís Isaac. Just purchased a 2012 MK6 DSG GTI with ~50k on it this past weekend. Currently mulling around the path Iíll be taking with this project. For sure first steps will be cleaning the valves, Cobb AP and Iíll take a look at replacing bushings and mounts with new OEM (will probably upgrade pendulum mount). Beyond that? Well, I️ have a lot of parts in my wishlist at IE. But, not looking to get to crazy yet as the GTI is a wife/husband deal. Sheíll need to be indoctrinated slowly into the power.

I️ know what youíre thinking, and Iím gonna stop you there. Because my other toy is a built Fiesta ST. Iím currently holding the world record for the Fiesta at 425whp/382wtq. I ran a 12.4@116...yeah, I havenít had a lot of seat time with it (the 1/4 record is 11.5@120?). I️ have run 145mph in the standing 1/2 mile, though. But thatís nothing compared to the 1/4 record here. Anyway, the Fiesta is down and getting more upgrades.

So, in the meantime and because my 16 Civic is slow as hell, and the 16 Fiesta SE is even slower, Iíve got the GTI to play with.

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The built engine. Thatís a GTX2871r, but it didnít spoil like we thought it would after the compression bump, so we went back to a 2867.


Picture of empty engine bay, so you know itís real.


Well, thatís it for now! Iíll be reading up.



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