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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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just like god intended. he didnt kill off the dinosaurs for their sweet sweet bone juice to have it go getting wasted by eco-obsessed torque thieves.
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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.

Without further ado, pictures:

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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Old 02-16-2018, 03:03 AM   #1364
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So my whole life I have always had an unhealthy obsession with cars. Its pretty much all I think about. If I had the money, I am sure I would have a collection that would rival Jay Leno. Anyway, for most of my driving live I have owned Jeeps and Lifted trucks. Pretty much anything I drive gets some work done to it...because as everyone knows, stock is boring.

Fast forward to about 6 or 7 years brother buys a 09 MKV GTI. He lets me barrow it for a weekend and I immediately fall in love. The way it handles, the way it drives....the manual gear box. Everything. I had always liked hatchbacks but I had no idea Volkswagens were so cool. Then a few years later he steps up to a MKVI Golf R.....and then at that point I'm pretty much sold.

For the next few year I own various Jeeps and have really fell in love with the Jeep culture. However, due to my job, I am sent to northern California and need a car for primarily commuting and blasting down the highway. I don't know about you, but when youre in a lifted Jeep on 35s with gears, lockers, suspension and tons off of road aren't really doing well on gas and youre not making great time.

So the decision was made to finally buy a GTI. I ended up purchasing a MKVI 4 Door GTI in CW. It was listed as a Wolfsburg/drivers edition and is a 6 speed with the NAV/Sunroof combo and the bi-xenon headlights. I love this car and I'm just getting started. I cant wait to really put some time and money into it and make it mine.

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