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Who has the highest mileage on their 2012-2013 Golf R?

bebersol

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The aftermarket HPFP's have a higher rated spring which helps with the wear issue.
has anyboy who's running a stock HPFP noticed cam follower wear?
Pics and milage please
 

bebersol

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running mobil one will increase you CF wear because of the lower sulfer content, the VW approved oils have a higher sulfer content wich increases the lubrication coefficent. I think there was a long thread in the vortex about this.
 

Bozz

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The aftermarket HPFP's have a higher rated spring which helps with the wear issue.
has anyboy who's running a stock HPFP noticed cam follower wear?
Pics and milage please
Pics of stock pump followers in Posts #321 and #322 in this thread:
http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6871374-When-thy-say-quot-Check-your-follower-quot/page10

As you can see even stock pump gives wear, probably enough that even with a stock HPFP I'd change the cam follower every 20k to be safe.
 

MKV Aaron1

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Pics of stock pump followers in Posts #321 and #322 in this thread:
http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6871374-When-thy-say-quot-Check-your-follower-quot/page10

As you can see even stock pump gives wear, probably enough that even with a stock HPFP I'd change the cam follower every 20k to be safe.
yup this has been documented back since 06/07 with the FSIs.

All followers wear at different rates, even stock. My dad is doing 25k changes, and has been fine (stock), I'm doing 15k changes and been fine (stock).

HPFP upgrade increases wear, not decreases, so interval needs to be shortened.

This is FSI 101 here, its the #1 issue on these cars, and its dirt cheap to prevent. Replace often.
 

bebersol

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Pics of stock pump followers in Posts #321 and #322 in this thread:
http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6871374-When-thy-say-quot-Check-your-follower-quot/page10

As you can see even stock pump gives wear, probably enough that even with a stock HPFP I'd change the cam follower every 20k to be safe.
I think the vortex thread points out the issues.
VAG changed their oil specifications because of this issue, lower sulfur oils were causing some lubrication starving.
While some came follower showed little or no wear some showed wear. Certainly the one with 70K mi showed the coating had been worn off. Cleary the ones showing more wear were the modified ones with the stage 1+ and higher tunes.
Any way I have a spare in my tool box and I’ll probably change it at 25K as cheap insurance, and I’m running the stock HPFP.
 

boost pls

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running mobil one will increase you CF wear because of the lower sulfer content, the VW approved oils have a higher sulfer content wich increases the lubrication coefficent. I think there was a long thread in the vortex about this.
Mobil 1 0w-40 is a VW approved oil. I need to take it out of my sig because i switched over to the standard castrol once the dealer started doing scheduled oil changes at 10k miles. I researched the crap out of this, I wouldn't have put it anywhere near my car if it wasn't approved.

That said, I changed my follower at about 13k miles for the first time and there was little to no wear on it. I'm going to let it run up to 20k this time around.
 

9V7W3

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Just hit 80K miles on my 2012 R.. Already had to replace the cam follower 4 times.. The first time my cam shaft and APR fuel pump went along with it.. Grrrr:mad0259:
 

9V7W3

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He is just under 98k now....:thumbsup:
I'm catching up to him, just hit 85K and 82K of those miles are at stage 2+, all APR hardware and tune with flap delete. I carbon clean every 35-40K and oil change every 3K and drive it like I stole it daily.
 

Predatorbird

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I'm catching up to him, just hit 85K and 82K of those miles are at stage 2+, all APR hardware and tune with flap delete. I carbon clean every 35-40K and oil change every 3K and drive it like I stole it daily.
What are you doing for carbon cleaning? How much are you paying? I'm at 70K and been stage 2+ for 5k miles...
 

ferrariF601

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bringing this back from the dead
how's everyone's HIGH mileage coming??

any issues that i should look for into B4 buying a HIGH mileage golf Rcar? and if so what are the things that break the most on these cars and stuff that reguires regular maintenance in order to prevent stuff from breaking?

thanks
 

TimS

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I'm set to crack 120k this week.

For me, it's only been the clutch that failed earlier than I would expect. Everything else has just been regular maintenance/wear items.
 

thedude4bides

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bringing this back from the dead
how's everyone's HIGH mileage coming??

any issues that i should look for into B4 buying a HIGH mileage golf Rcar? and if so what are the things that break the most on these cars and stuff that reguires regular maintenance in order to prevent stuff from breaking?

thanks
Might want to make sure timing belt or carbon cleaning has been done. Also, verify haldex has been serviced. Prop shaft coupler aka giubo might need to be replaced if rubber is cracked. Cam follower should be checked right away if you do end up getting one and you should keep your eye on it if you get tuned.
 

ferrariF601

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Might want to make sure timing belt or carbon cleaning has been done. Also, verify haldex has been serviced. Prop shaft coupler aka giubo might need to be replaced if rubber is cracked. Cam follower should be checked right away if you do end up getting one and you should keep your eye on it if you get tuned.
thanks for teh heads up about teh giubo coupler........did you have yours replaced due to rubber cracking??

also what mileage are you on your car now??

thx
 

thedude4bides

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thanks for teh heads up about teh giubo coupler........did you have yours replaced due to rubber cracking??

also what mileage are you on your car now??

thx
Yes, I had mine replaced under warranty... now that one is starting to crack in the rubber.

I'm at 125k miles now
 
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