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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 10-01-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 66,928
Posted By Fingolfin
Red face My my pump replaced in May 2015 on my 2014 GTI at...

My my pump replaced in May 2015 on my 2014 GTI at 23k miles. Replaced a -BB unite with a -BG unit. Now at 45k miles and occasionally smell that sickly sweet coolant odor outside the car when getting...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-11-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,503
Posted By Fingolfin
You should not have gotten a BB pump! That is an...

You should not have gotten a BB pump! That is an old revision and prone to failing again. Your pump should be BG or higher. If you had this done by a dealer i'd recommend contacting them about it.
...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 02-27-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 269,796
Posted By Fingolfin
:eek: Wow! What was your driving routine...

:eek:

Wow! What was your driving routine like? That seems excessive for 67k
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-31-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By Fingolfin
Happened to me a week or two ago. Driver side...

Happened to me a week or two ago. Driver side passenger door frozen up, had to yank it open and seal at the bottom pulled out. There were tabs there so i popped it back in and was able to shut the...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-31-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,732
Posted By Fingolfin
https://www.carwow.co.uk/news/Volkswagen-Golf-Mk8-...

https://www.carwow.co.uk/news/Volkswagen-Golf-Mk8-2017-price-specs-and-release-date-2367

Electric turbocharger...boogiewoogiewoogie!
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-15-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,818
Posted By Fingolfin
Makes sense, and i've heard of Eco-boost engines...

Makes sense, and i've heard of Eco-boost engines also burning up plugs but not sure if true.



Yeah me too, that's why i plan to let the dealer change them, and not wait quite that long. If...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-14-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,818
Posted By Fingolfin
Does the car just call for a lot of juice through...

Does the car just call for a lot of juice through the plugs or something?

Seems crazy as my truck has 120,000 mile interval on plugs
Forum: OFF-TOPIC Lounge! 08-28-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,612
Views: 207,178
Posted By Fingolfin
The one in the picture before your post looks...

The one in the picture before your post looks like a grip pod so quite functional
Forum: OFF-TOPIC Lounge! 08-26-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,612
Views: 207,178
Posted By Fingolfin
Is that an SDN-6 on the rifle? Thinking of...

Is that an SDN-6 on the rifle? Thinking of putting in for one, would like a good multicaliber can.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-16-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 43,662
Views: 4,865,345
Posted By Fingolfin
Installed an APR intake i picked up cheap from a...

Installed an APR intake i picked up cheap from a coworker. It didn't come with the support bracket, is it really needed if you don't have the Stage 2 pipe?
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-15-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 66,928
Posted By Fingolfin
Humble Mechanic on this: ...

Humble Mechanic on this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqJ9C2N429M

Also wondering why replacing balance shaft seal is part of the service, unless a prior version was thought to contribute to...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-06-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 262,195
Posted By Fingolfin
Need to check your installer. Good thing the pump...

Need to check your installer. Good thing the pump has 12k mile warranty(if installed by dealer)
Forum: OFF-TOPIC Lounge! 07-25-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,644
Posted By Fingolfin
Go 'Cocks

Go 'Cocks
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-23-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 66,928
Posted By Fingolfin
Any different repair parts than what have been...

Any different repair parts than what have been used already? Thanks for the info on this
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-22-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 66,928
Posted By Fingolfin
If that is the case maybe they just gave up on...

If that is the case maybe they just gave up on trying to band-aid it via minor component revisions and started some kind of service campaign.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-11-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 262,195
Posted By Fingolfin
In addition to confirming the latest revision...

In addition to confirming the latest revision pump is used, should people inquire as to whether they remove the intake manifold when replacing the pump? Seems like the tech I talked to mentioned he...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43,662
Views: 4,865,345
Posted By Fingolfin
Wonder if your valve cover issue was the root...

Wonder if your valve cover issue was the root cause of some if not all of your previous water pump failures.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-28-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,151
Posted By Fingolfin
Yeah especially compared to the tough manly Golf...

Yeah especially compared to the tough manly Golf based hatchback :lol:
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-27-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 26,091
Posted By Fingolfin
Model/Transmission: GTI DSG Year: 2014...

Model/Transmission: GTI DSG
Year: 2014 Wolfsburg Edition
Current mileage: 25K
Failed parts:
1x Water pump
1x reverse bulb
1x high beam headlight bulb
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-27-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,765
Posted By Fingolfin
APR said with the port tune they can reset flash...

APR said with the port tune they can reset flash counter and checksum to prevent detection but no idea if it is still the case or ever was.
...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-21-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,710
Posted By Fingolfin
No a Stage 1 won't make the GTI have the same...

No a Stage 1 won't make the GTI have the same quick throttle response of a Toyota.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-19-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Fingolfin
I had my highest ever MPG about a month...

I had my highest ever MPG about a month ago(32mpg). After getting Stage 1 tune and a record heat wave here, i had my lowest ever MPG recorded(26mpg).

Heat an hoonin' make for a lot of suck
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-19-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,539
Posted By Fingolfin
Only thing I might say you want to pursue is find...

Only thing I might say you want to pursue is find out if the dealer used the latest part revision at the last replacement. You would probably need to find the release dates though which may be...
Forum: OFF-TOPIC Lounge! 06-17-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,612
Views: 207,178
Posted By Fingolfin
Absolutely. To add to that, if you have a mouse...

Absolutely. To add to that, if you have a mouse gun for CCW you should shoot it like your life depends on it. I have seen some of the little guns run 100% when you are in a nice supported weaver...
Forum: OFF-TOPIC Lounge! 06-15-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,612
Views: 207,178
Posted By Fingolfin
I would probably go with the Shield or Glock, but...

I would probably go with the Shield or Glock, but Beretta, Kahr, and Sig offer some popular Micro 9s. I would go with whatever is the most reliable. To me in a gun like that all other considerations...
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