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Old 02-01-2015, 05:40 PM   #43
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Oh I def. wanna keep. But I wanna make this car faster with the APR stage 1 first =)
Ok. Just keep your clutch funds ready.
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Old 02-01-2015, 05:41 PM   #44
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Ok. Just keep your clutch funds ready.
Besides clutch and R8 coils....

What else should I budget for breaking after stage 1?
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Old 02-01-2015, 05:43 PM   #45
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Well either way the R8 ones are about $100 so it's not a bad mod IMO, i'll just get them so I can get that out of the way.

But OTHER than misfires and clutch slippage. What other things do I need to worry about when going APR Stage 1? So I can be prepared.
other than clutch and coil packs, thats really all you need to be worry about.
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Old 02-01-2015, 05:43 PM   #46
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Besides clutch and R8 coils....

What else should I budget for breaking after stage 1?
I would imagine a carbon cleaning and find out if your DSG service has been done already.
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other than clutch and coil packs, thats really all you need to be worry about.
Thank god.

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You'd be wise to get an aftermarket intake if you're going to tune. Not gonna say it's required, but it is recommended by the majority.

Something that hasn't been mentioned- the stock tires on these cars are pretty bad. To fully enjoy the handling and put down power most efficiently, most will recommend upgraded tires.

Can of worms...welcome to the forum!
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The dealer told me the car is still under factory warranty for either 2yrs or another 4,800 miles
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You'd be wise to get an aftermarket intake if you're going to tune. Not gonna say it's required, but it is recommended by the majority.

Something that hasn't been mentioned- the stock tires on these cars are pretty bad. To fully enjoy the handling and put down power most efficiently, most will recommend upgraded tires.

Can of worms...welcome to the forum!
I'll go grab a pic of the tires on it now. Tell me if they are ok.
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Old 02-01-2015, 05:45 PM   #51
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The dealer told me the car is still under factory warranty for either 2yrs or another 4,800 miles
DSG service or the carbon cleaning should not be covered under your warranty.
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The tires on them now.



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Hes got DW contacts. Id say those are fine.
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I would imagine a carbon cleaning and find out if your DSG service has been done already.
I don't have an auto though, so does "DSG" apply to me?
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I don't have an auto though, so does "DSG" apply to me?
nope not at all.
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Old 02-01-2015, 05:56 PM   #56
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So then.

-APR Stage 1
-Clutch upgrade
-R8 coils
-Carbon cleaning
-Keep up on oil changes

And I should be good for another 50k miles?
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