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Old 07-29-2013, 11:58 AM   #1
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What's up all! Im finally making my build thread. As parts are accumulating and being installed on my car I will try to keep track and post. Using this thread as a journal can also help others get an idea on possible parts, methods/installs, ideas etc..
Feel free to ask questions!

This is my first VW and 3rd car Ive owned. I have been around VWs and finally happy that I own one now.

My Car:
2013 Candy White Convenience and Sunroof package
6 Speed Manual w/ Laguna Wheels.

2 years ago




Now Summer 2015


Parts List

Engine:
Injen Black CAI intake w/ Injen "filter sock" @ 1500 miles (Swapped out and installed Untronic Intake)
Soundaktor unplugged @ 1500 miles
42 Draft Designs Boost Tap @ 2500 miles
HPA 75a Durometer mount (Red Puck) @ 3000 miles
APR Stage 1 Ecu tune @ 3760 miles
HPA Short Shifter w/ MK4 side to side @ 4000 miles (installed pics page 4 post #69)
42 Draft Designs shifter bushings @ 4000 miles
TyrolSport Solid Shifter Bracket Bushings @ 4000 miles
Neuspeed FMIC @ 6520 miles Review Here
//CTS Turbo-Back Exhaust @ 8800 miles Review Here (REMOVED catback section @ 48,829 miles)
APR Stage 2 flash. @ 8920 miles
R8 Coils @ 10,135 miles
South Bend Clutch Stage 3 Drop in disc @ 11,780 miles
Neuspeed Charge Pipe (TB pipe) @ 18,021 miles
GoFastBits DV+ @ 22,240 miles Review Here post #276
Unitronic Intake @ 22,649 miles
Unitronic K04 with Stage 2+ Software @ 24,450 miles Pictures Here post #340
Unitronic DV relocation kit @ 24,450 miles
AWE K04 TOP @ 24,450 miles
AWE Track Catback @ 48,820 miles
034 Motorsports Street Density Motor/Trans Mounts @ 50,450 miles


Exterior:
VVME HIDs 4300K (low beam) @ 50 miles
VVME HID Fog Lights 3000K @ 50 miles
Custom front "tow hook plate bracket" @ 170 miles
Garden State Euros windshield decal @ 2200 miles
deAutoKey LED (white) license plate lights @ 2600 miles
Color matched side markers @ 3000 miles
Rear Hatch Handle painted Candy White @ 3000 miles
Custom Euro plate "EmKaySix" @ 3850 miles (No idea where it is now...)
OEM Golf .:R Led Taillights @ 5800 miles
OEM Front Grille-Black vinyl wrapped red stripes @ 6700 miles
OEM Bi-Xenons (w/3M clear wrap) @ 12,500 miles -Highbeams using Kufatec adapters
Votex Front Lip @ 12,500 miles
VW OEM Roof Racks w/ Thule Bike Carrier @ 25,700 miles


Interior:

NewSouth vent pod "Redline" boost gauge @ 2500 miles (removed @38,200 miles)
Euro Switch @ 2500 miles
deAutokey GTI plaid seat lever inserts @ 2600 miles (crap, shit fell off after 1 year)
"Clutch stop" mod @ 22,920 miles
BlackBox 1080HD Dash Cam. @ 37,350 miles
P3 Cars VIDI vent gauge White/Red @ 38,200 miles)


Suspension:

NGP Type 1 Coilovers @ 2200 miles (removed at 32,300 miles)
H&R 24mm Rear Sway Bar @ 7500 miles (Page 4 post #78 mini review)
KMDTuning Stress bar kit @ 15,150 miles
Wheels: Enkei RPF1 18x9.0 Et35 @ 26,900 miles
Tires: Yokohama S-Drives 215/40-18 @ 26,900 miles
034 Motorsport Subframe kit @ 29,200 miles
BC Racing BR Type Coilovers @ 32,300 miles Review Here
--Winter wheels VW "Denvers" 17x7.5 Et 52 wrapped in Michelin X-ice 225/45-17
-12MM spacers front and 13mm spacers rear.

Vag-Com:
-Windows up/down with Key Fob
-Rear wiper inactive when reverse engaged.
-DRL off, (on/off control through MFI)
-Fogs active when high-beams on
-Inactivated front of car voltage (12.8v "bulbsaver") NO more flicker from HIDs
-Gauge sweep
-Seat belt chime off

Plans:
H&R 26mm Front Sway Bar
Catch Can
Big Brake kit
Water Meth


I will do my best on updating installed parts/ my reviews. I hope to make my build thread something others can enjoy, find useful and follow my journey!

Exhaust vids
CTS TBE Take off


CTS TBE Fly-By


In Car



In Car pt 2

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Old 07-30-2013, 09:23 AM   #2
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ur doin work.
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:27 AM   #3
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im tryin man.. tryin
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:17 PM   #4
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did you have to use the USP bulb adapters for your HID kit?
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:30 PM   #5
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did you have to use the USP bulb adapters for your HID kit?
yes.. i got them online somewhere else.. but they are practically the same.
you will need them to hold the HID bulb in the headlight.
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:43 PM   #6
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could you provide a link please?
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Old 07-30-2013, 02:50 PM   #7
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could you provide a link please?
here ya go:
http://www.amazon.com/Volkswagen-Xen.../dp/B008DKB4KE
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Old 08-02-2013, 02:16 PM   #8
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Looks good, Frank!! Subscribed.
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Thanks Ben!
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:59 AM   #10
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"Teaser" wheels mounted.. but need skinner tires. right now 235/35-19
mounted on 19x8 et32






just a test fit.. took the wheels off.. def need to get my fenders rolled! im going to get 215/35/19 tires and maybe alil camber in the front and -2 in the rear.
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:16 AM   #11
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New Painted goodies.

Side markers and Rear Hatch Emblem (back piece) painted to match CW.


thanks John (2010REDGTI) for the awesome work!!
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Old 08-24-2013, 10:30 AM   #12
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Much better. I like! I May have to do the rear emblem...

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Old 08-24-2013, 10:47 AM   #13
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I love the drop from stock height. Stick with the OEM rims, they look so nice on your CW!
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I love the drop from stock height. Stick with the OEM rims, they look so nice on your CW!
Thanks. Gunna keep the Laguna's the rest of the year. Then next spring ill figure out what I wanna do.
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