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Old 03-28-2012, 10:06 AM   #15
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For just a little more than your budget, you could hit the APR sale and get the LED tails, no? That's what I'd do.
Well, maybe more than just a "little" more, but I'm sure you can squeeze it.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:17 AM   #16
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I vote tails. Since your car is so new you should enjoy it stock for a while. That way when you do get it tuned it will feel new again.
I agree with grambles, but see where J-Cooz is coming from. Then again, I waited a year before doing ANYTHING (intake and tune were first mods) to my car, so what do I know?
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:21 AM   #17
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Intake + Tune does wonders for this car.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:22 AM   #18
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What better time than now to GO APR - spring sale just started!

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Old 03-28-2012, 10:55 AM   #19
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For just a little more than your budget, you could hit the APR sale and get the LED tails, no? That's what I'd do.
Well, maybe more than just a "little" more, but I'm sure you can squeeze it.
Actually, this.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:05 AM   #20
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Tune & intake for sure!

Tails don't do anything but look different
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:22 AM   #21
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Thanks to all of you guys for taking the time to reply. I'm still leaning towards the stage 1 upgrade, but didn't realize I could fit the intake into my budget as well.

Is the intake worth it? What exactly is the difference? ~10 more HP? Or is there more to it?

I WISH I could squeeze tails + APR but I can't right now. I told myself I'd leave it stock and look where I am. On the edge of making an appt.

On the downside, I'll have to wait before taking full advantage of my new found power.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:33 AM   #22
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:39 AM   #23
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Stage 1, no doubt. I wouldn't bother "enjoying it stock", I liked the car stock, but did feel it was missing some grunt. Stage 1 is what the GTI should be from the factory IMO.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:54 AM   #24
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The injen intake from autoanything is definitly cost effective. I got mine for 175 shipped.
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:01 PM   #25
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Intake and tune while the sale is going on. It's perfect timing.

Don't worry about enjoying your car. I waited over a week before I tuned.
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:02 PM   #26
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You should wait a year before tune.
Crazy to get immediately when new and so few miles. That's a big gamble.
Don't bother with intakes either. To get any value for money for it you should never use your radio again. Otherwise it's pointless.
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:05 PM   #27
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Tune and pocket the extra cash for your future clutch upgrade..
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Old 03-28-2012, 03:05 PM   #28
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I definitely would like to wait longer, a year is not bad at all. However that is easier said than done!

Question.. I searched but couldn't find anything.

I have a service appt in about 1-2 months from now. If I end up getting the APR tune will this affect me in any way once I take it in?
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