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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-18-2018, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Tony48
FS: Stainless Steel Brake Lines (front)

SOLD

For Sale: $40 shipped to the continental US. Payment via PayPal.

New, never used pair of USP front stainless steel brake lines. Perfect replacement for stock lines.
New from USP these...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-18-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 167,992
Posted By Tony48
I was able to put together the stuff in the base...

I was able to put together the stuff in the base RSR clutch kit (does not include flywheel/tranny fluid/clutch installation tool) for $610/shipped. That's a good savings over the $1k HS Tuning kit. ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-17-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Tony48
PRICE DROP to $75! Perfect for those...

PRICE DROP to $75!

Perfect for those running Boxster S brakes, or the traditional Boxster brakes (NQSBBK) if you modify them. I believe you just have to lay the pads on top of eachother, trace...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-16-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Tony48
I've seen a local shop recommend replacing chains...

I've seen a local shop recommend replacing chains after 100k if you're going in to the timing system to do anything else. You should have no issues at 35k.

If you're worried about chain stretch...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-16-2018, 11:05 AM
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Views: 167,992
Posted By Tony48
For what it's worth, I felt like my pedal got a...

For what it's worth, I felt like my pedal got a bit softer after break in. Not sure if it actually got softer or if I just got used to it. Either way, this clutch is by no means stiff in comparison...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-16-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,497
Posted By Tony48
Sorry about all of your bad luck and issues with...

Sorry about all of your bad luck and issues with parts. Looks like you will have quite a nice setup when you get things sorted out though.

I'm sure this is low on your priority list but I...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-13-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Tony48
Agreed, I was able to find some good info that...

Agreed, I was able to find some good info that helped me feel confident in tackling this project. Honestly, the service manual is a fantastic resource for this job and should be all you really...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-13-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,941
Posted By Tony48
Please do let me know how the front & rear...

Please do let me know how the front & rear subframe swaps go. I'll keep an eye on your build thread. Also check and see if you only have 3 steering rack mounting bolts like I do--I'm interested to...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-13-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Tony48
Glad to see you got the job done BudgetPhoenix! ...

Glad to see you got the job done BudgetPhoenix! Looks like your car definitely needed it. Enjoy the peace of mind with the new chain. :happyanim:

I don't know about you, but after my timing job...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-13-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,941
Posted By Tony48
Thanks! I spend lots of time wrenching on it as...

Thanks! I spend lots of time wrenching on it as well! Recently put on new handlebars/throttle tube/grips & a nice LED headlight. It's a fun bike that's easy and cheap to work on. I don't have...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-13-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,941
Posted By Tony48
Thanks for the info! I believe the...

Thanks for the info!

I believe the aluminum rear subframe from the a3 quattro p/n is 1K0505235L.
And the passat single piece front subframe p/n is 3C0199313BB.

I haven't found any pics...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-12-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,941
Posted By Tony48
Finished up the coilover install. My kit didn't...

Finished up the coilover install. My kit didn't ship with rear dust boots or bump stops. KW was kind enough to ship them to me 2 day. So I got the rears installed which wraps up installation of...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-11-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,941
Posted By Tony48
I'm wrapping up install of the following items: ...

I'm wrapping up install of the following items:

-ST X Coilovers
-Powerflex Front Control Arm Rear Position Poly Bushings (ALK)
-SuperPro Front Control Arm Front Position Poly Bushings
-ECS...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-10-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Tony48
Check timing chain tensioner. Unless it has been...

Check timing chain tensioner. Unless it has been replaced already, it will be the old version which is prone to failure and leads to valves hitting pistons.

It's easy enough to check by popping...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-08-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,941
Posted By Tony48
Yeah mine was tough to line up and push on. I...

Yeah mine was tough to line up and push on. I ended up putting a tiny bit of oil where it was binding and *VERY* gently tapping it on with a small hammer. Make sure you tap slowly and move the hammer...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-04-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,941
Posted By Tony48
Good luck! Post here or send me a PM if you have...

Good luck! Post here or send me a PM if you have any questions. The job is still pretty fresh in my mind. Make sure you have a short triple square for the motor mount bracket or you'll get stuck...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-04-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,941
Posted By Tony48
I did a small amount of turning with just the...

I did a small amount of turning with just the spacer and bolt installed. Whenever I needed to turn the crank more than 1/4 turn or so, I put the crank pulley and bolt back on (just hand tight). It...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-02-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 440,792
Posted By Tony48
Yes, chain can stretch and cause issues. I made a...

Yes, chain can stretch and cause issues. I made a post about it in this thread (http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2574728&postcount=1538) just a few weeks ago with a picture comparing the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 03-29-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 90,034
Posted By Tony48
If you're struggling for a seal try some teflon...

If you're struggling for a seal try some teflon tape on the MC threads. That's been recommended on here before. Some people said they put a 40mm o-ring inside the cap and that helped make a seal...
Forum: Member Car Journals 03-28-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 90,034
Posted By Tony48
Good to hear you and the car are still doing...

Good to hear you and the car are still doing well! Good luck with the brake line change & bleed. It should be a piece of cake. Just don't get any brake fluid on your paint!

My headliner also...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-28-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Tony48
In case you did not know, ST is offering a $150...

In case you did not know, ST is offering a $150 rebate on their ST X coilovers until the end of next month.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-27-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 49,389
Posted By Tony48
Good to know. I'll be purchasing both. ...

Good to know. I'll be purchasing both.

Here is the link for the Diesel Geek slider replacement (very difficult to find on their website, I can't even get to it without the link):
Sigma Short...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-26-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 167,992
Posted By Tony48
Yes, as detailed in the first post of this thread...

Yes, as detailed in the first post of this thread you must slightly enlarge the 3 holes on the pressure plate that mate to the DMFW. I worked my way up through a few drill bits and kept test fitting...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-26-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 49,389
Posted By Tony48
HYDE, great thread with lots of useful info. ...

HYDE, great thread with lots of useful info. Thanks for taking the time to post everything.

Could you comment on the DieselGeek shifter rebuild, particularly on the "latest black slider"? I...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 03-23-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 167,992
Posted By Tony48
Follow the link in my signature. I have part...

Follow the link in my signature. I have part numbers and my sources listed in that post in my build log. I purchased all parts within the last 4 or so months.
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