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2013 GTI - K04 Build

Roadrunner_GTI

Drag Racing Champion
@Roadrunner_GTI , any recommendation for the oil cooler - model and radiator placement? Ty
I ran a Setrab 19 row, you can buy on Amazon here. I paired it with a Mocal thermostatic oil filter sandwich plate and -10AN braided lines. Another option is the iAbed oil cooler adapter plate, which replaces the factory oil cooler and I think is a cleaner install. It also doesn’t require you to run a different oil filter. The downside is that it requires you to remove the intake manifold to install it.
 

Roadrunner_GTI

Drag Racing Champion
Figured after 10 years it was time for a front end refresh. Osram Xenarcs, eBay fog light grills, deAutoLED switchback fog lights, and a euro switch w/trigger wire to enable parking lights.

So far no light out indicators, and I’m still fine tuning the height adjustment. Overall the cut off lines on these Osrams is phenomenal.
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Roadrunner_GTI

Drag Racing Champion
Car is still chugging along, it mainly serves as daily duties these days. Did make another trip to Tail of the Dragon for Wookies this year. Since I’m not tracking the car anymore I decided to remove the Ground Control camber plates over the winter, and replaced them with new strut mounts / bearings. Car rides much smoother now is just about perfect for spirited mountain driving over typical VA/NC roads.

Currently running 17s with MPSAS4 tires, though I toy with the idea of getting a set of 18s for dedicated summer tires. I’m not looking forward to the decrease in ride quality with 18s though, so I’m still on the fence.
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postbox

Passed Driver's Ed
Wow, that's some serious downshifting! no ability to dial in any camber at all - not even equal on both sides
Is it such a big difference in NVH?

Also sits fairly low, are you running 225 width tire?
 
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Roadrunner_GTI

Drag Racing Champion
Wow, that's some serious downshifting! no ability to dial in any camber at all - not even equal on both sides
Is it such a big difference in NVH?

Also sits fairly low, are you running 225 width tire?
I had GC camber plates paired with SuoerPro RCA ball joints and had full ability to adjust camber. For daily street use I found the camber plates pretty harsh, especially sudden impacts and road transitions. I eventually removed them and now I’m just running the SuperPro ball joints. They still provide camber adjustment, just not as much. Perfect for equaling out camber though. And the picture taken above was when I had the car loaded up for a track day, so it’s lower than it normally sits. I run 225/45r17 tires.
 
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