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Old 09-21-2016, 08:51 AM   #1
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Cannonball Run

Thought id share my description of my cannonball run car. This is a "so far" list, its growing daily. After I complete my drive I will update the thread with pictures. For privacy concerns I'm not including pictures.

2014 MK6 GTI 6 speed manual cannonball run car

List of Mods:
Stage 1 tune
BMC air drop in filter
R8 coils
APR solid shifter bracket
eurosport rear stress bar
Additional 10 gallon fuel cell
Hawk HPS Pads
New OEM Rotors
R32 under tray

List of Electronics:
Valentine V1
Garmin Nuvi 55 - basecamp
Uniden pro520xl CB
Uniden bct15x with GPS
iPhone 6 running Waze and alternative routes
Laser Veil
Cobra CBRHGA1500 CB antenna
Wideband Scanner antenna


A few other items I can't tell you about


Let me know what you guys think.

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Old 09-22-2016, 09:54 AM   #2
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I didnt know that the cannonball runs still took place.
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Old 09-22-2016, 10:15 AM   #3
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I didnt know that the cannonball runs still took place.
It is alive and well lol
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Old 09-22-2016, 02:11 PM   #4
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In 4 shenanigans.
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He's a real straight shooter, no monkey business, and the wheel swap at the Kohl's parking lot was quick and easy.
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Well i did use a breaker bar to snug up that nut instead of a torque wrench.
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my subframe has been out twice without replacing any bolts and I don't have subframe clunks and my world hasn't ended and my car hasn't blown up.
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Old 09-23-2016, 04:49 PM   #5
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Definitely following as this is on my bucket list
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Old 09-24-2016, 10:00 AM   #6
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same. i'd love to get one in one day.
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It's only then when I realize, in a moment of clarity, I should have bought Honda.
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Old 09-28-2016, 12:36 PM   #7
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Record is 28 hours and 50 mins but that almost unbeatable
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Old 09-30-2016, 07:45 AM   #8
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i just want to make it in one piece and have it recorded. the record is insane doesn't it average out to like 100+?
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Old 09-30-2016, 09:03 AM   #9
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i just want to make it in one piece and have it recorded. the record is insane doesn't it average out to like 100+?
Yea Ed Bolian in a 2004 CL55 AMG
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Old 10-02-2016, 03:49 PM   #10
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Sounds exciting! Wishing you a safe journey
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Old 12-28-2017, 05:38 PM   #11
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Any follow up to this?
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Old 12-29-2017, 03:37 PM   #12
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OP hasn't been here since March...maybe he was impounded?
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my subframe has been out twice without replacing any bolts and I don't have subframe clunks and my world hasn't ended and my car hasn't blown up.
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Alex Roy.

If you read check out: The Driver: My Dangerous Pursuit of Speed and Truth in the Outlaw Racing World

It details his pursuit of being the fastest person coast to coast. Id love to do this.....but I'm not willing the risk of going to jail.
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Old 02-24-2018, 01:55 PM   #14
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Alex Roy.

If you read check out: The Driver: My Dangerous Pursuit of Speed and Truth in the Outlaw Racing World

It details his pursuit of being the fastest person coast to coast. Id love to do this.....but I'm not willing the risk of going to jail.
Vinwiki YouTube channel is just as good. Has Alex Roy and Ed bolian on it... Great stories.

I will be doing this I know
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