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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 03-16-2010, 09:22 AM
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Posted By volsfan0911
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 03-15-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,089
Posted By volsfan0911
last tank, all road trip and 95% highway - 400...

last tank, all road trip and 95% highway - 400 miles on 12.8 gallons which is a sparkling 31 mpg. Averaged 70 - 75 mph probably. 6 speed manual, APR stage I, just me and a duffle bag. 6,000 miles...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-11-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,164
Posted By volsfan0911
The base stock all comes from the same tank farm...

The base stock all comes from the same tank farm (e.g. here in Baltimore, every distributor & station gets their gas from Curtis Bay). Think about it - no one is going to pay to ship that much...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-09-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,617
Posted By volsfan0911
Not that anyone has posted yet. Maybe via...

Not that anyone has posted yet. Maybe via VAG-COM? Honestly, I don't even notice the silly thing anymore. My wife commented "I can't shift fast enough to stay up with what it is telling me to...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 03-09-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,748
Posted By volsfan0911
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 03-09-2010, 01:47 PM
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Posted By volsfan0911
45

45
Forum: Golf MKVI photos, spyshots, videos, media 03-09-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By volsfan0911
OMG - that Mk V video was just hilarious. I...

OMG - that Mk V video was just hilarious. I honestly can't believe anyone is that stupid. Well, actually there was the genius at Waterfest last year that threw a rod during the burnout...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-09-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,147
Posted By volsfan0911
I wonder if they realize it is not "Volkswagen...

I wonder if they realize it is not "Volkswagen Audi Group" but rather Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (as with most German corporations of that type, they abbreviate to AG hence the acronym VAG) ?
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-09-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,617
Posted By volsfan0911
Shift into neutral coasting to a stop. It freaks...

Shift into neutral coasting to a stop. It freaks out 'cause it doesn't have a gear that you're in I think. It will alternate suggesting 1 to 2 and back until you actually stop and go back into...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-09-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,720
Posted By volsfan0911
And you're absolutely correct! Performing an oil...

And you're absolutely correct! Performing an oil change in Germany constitutes an ecological act of war practically now and the shops/dealerships pay a hefty oil disposal and recycling fees/fines...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-08-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,720
Posted By volsfan0911
I've read guys on bimmerfest who swear that their...

I've read guys on bimmerfest who swear that their N54 motors (3.0L twin turbo for those that don't know) are fine on BMW's "recommended" 15,000 mile (or greater) service schedule. I honestly can't...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-08-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,613
Posted By volsfan0911
Honestly, I swear it's getting faster. I know...

Honestly, I swear it's getting faster. I know they say the software has to adapt somewhat and it really DID feel faster day 2. Still very happy with it. Car should have come this way from the...
Forum: Mk6 vs...... 03-06-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 38,648
Posted By volsfan0911
Some car magazine comparison test said the Mini...

Some car magazine comparison test said the Mini had an "interior by Playskool" which I think sums it up. I could not live with that long term I don't think. Run flats, less practical - no thanks. ...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 03-06-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,186
Posted By volsfan0911
:lol: That's what I get for purchasing an...

:lol:

That's what I get for purchasing an automobile built during Oktoberfest. Mine feels as if it was made out of liguini & tissue paper sometimes. Squeaks, rattles, air/wind leaks from both...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,395
Posted By volsfan0911
I was also going to suggest the equally easy...

I was also going to suggest the equally easy route of looking in your owner's manual. There's a build sticker with every code your car was programmed/built with. Mine is a CBFA as well - probably...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,417
Posted By volsfan0911
NGP (New German Performance) did mine and charged...

NGP (New German Performance) did mine and charged only 1 hour of labor ($82) although they spent much more time than that. 1 hour seems to be the norm charged. Some folks reported that they got the...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,720
Posted By volsfan0911
:fighting0030: I'm not touching any of this...

:fighting0030: I'm not touching any of this including break-in threads either over on vwvortex or bobistheoilguy! After a LOT of reading and research, I changed my oil at 5,000 miles myself. VW...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,147
Posted By volsfan0911
VEIP here in Maryland (Vehicle Emissions...

VEIP here in Maryland (Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program) involves plugging in to your ODBII port and running a scan. If you don't throw a CEL, you're done and good for another 2 years. If they...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,147
Posted By volsfan0911
From what I watched tonight and heard/read - that...

From what I watched tonight and heard/read - that may be impossible. There are several physical and hardware issues which currently can't be overcome via the OBDII port. Literally, there are box...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,975
Posted By volsfan0911
http://www.ross-tech.com/

http://www.ross-tech.com/
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,691
Posted By volsfan0911
DSG hands down faster than a manual, period. ...

DSG hands down faster than a manual, period. Having said that, I got mine with a stick 'cause I think it's a helluva lot more fun to drive. $0.02. But DC traffic will make anyone whimper on a race...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,147
Posted By volsfan0911
Those are legit concerns. Yes, you will be...

Those are legit concerns. Yes, you will be stressing some powertrain components more than the stock boost/fuel mapping would. From APR's website, they say their tune stays within operating...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,613
Posted By volsfan0911
I just got Stage I tonight as well. And yes,...

I just got Stage I tonight as well. And yes, there are box codes (4 of them apparently) so there's just no way around cracking open the ECU for the initial burn. And I mean opening it literally. ...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-06-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,147
Posted By volsfan0911
oy vey - let me see if I can get the dead horse...

oy vey - let me see if I can get the dead horse pushed over to the side here and answer (briefly) the question.

DISCLAIMER - I have never driven or used Revo. I don't care about the previous...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 03-05-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,835
Posted By volsfan0911
No, it's not the cold. Actually, turbos love...

No, it's not the cold. Actually, turbos love cold, dense air but that's absolutely within operating parameters. I'd head straight for the dealer.
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