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Forum: Mk6 vs...... 11-08-2018, 06:43 PM
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Posted By SyDiko
(Old bump.) That NSX tho lol

(Old bump.)


That NSX tho lol
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 11-08-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By SyDiko
I'm still on board for the 2013. :) ...

I'm still on board for the 2013. :)


However, if you're still going back and forth I would suggest using maintenance as the deciding factor. That said, do either cars have their full service...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 11-06-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By SyDiko
I'd keep your oil topped off and get that carbon...

I'd keep your oil topped off and get that carbon cleaning done.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 11-06-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,144
Posted By SyDiko
If your heart is set on just these 2, I'd lean...

If your heart is set on just these 2, I'd lean more towards the 2013. Also, the 2011 wouldn't be eligible for the warranty extension via the timing chain settlement. You said that it has an extended...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 10-31-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By SyDiko
pics of the truck?

pics of the truck?
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 10-31-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,862
Posted By SyDiko
Man, I swear you are rolling the dice with...

Man, I swear you are rolling the dice with dealers as soon as you even hang up an air freshener.


Here in MA, we have a few dealers that are on the unfriendly watch list... Few years ago I put...
Forum: New England 10-30-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By SyDiko
I refuse to upgrade my downpipe or flash my GTI...

I refuse to upgrade my downpipe or flash my GTI because of stringent MA emission laws... I had to deal with that crap for 10 years with my catless WRX lol.

However, I will tell you that every damn...
Forum: New England 10-30-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By SyDiko
I missed every single damn meet this year. ...

I missed every single damn meet this year.


I'm not sure if you Boston folks are familiar with the Millionaire Minds crew, but I'm typically at those as it's my best friends crew/movement/meets....
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 10-30-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,862
Posted By SyDiko
I definitely understand what you and the OP are...

I definitely understand what you and the OP are saying and one would assume that if a dealer performs tuning services that they are mod-friendly. However, I've never heard good outcomes with dealers...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 10-30-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,862
Posted By SyDiko
I don't mean to sound rude, but its not a secret...

I don't mean to sound rude, but its not a secret that after-market parts (intakes) and tunes (APR Stage 1) can cause a warranty claim to be denied.



That said, the first rule of car...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-30-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By SyDiko
Think i paid $220 shipped on TR for the stoptech...

Think i paid $220 shipped on TR for the stoptech pads + centric rotor full setup.


Havent put them on the car yet, but it was pretty cheap.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 10-25-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By SyDiko
WTF, I just had my Impreza's battery go a few...

WTF, I just had my Impreza's battery go a few weeks ago... I just got a battery through AAA, I believe it's also Interstate and it has a 5-year warranty. :)
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-10-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By SyDiko
Cheaper to drop a new engine in it. Want...

Cheaper to drop a new engine in it.


Want to go faster? Spend a little more and grab a K04 kit. Still cheaper than getting into a newer car.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-06-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,791
Posted By SyDiko
No problem! I still haven't had the opportunity...

No problem! I still haven't had the opportunity to call a dealer yet, but I will try tomorrow.


What we need to keep in mind is that if you are modded, you are at risk for a denied claim or even...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-05-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,791
Posted By SyDiko
I just got mine in the mail too, I’m going to...

I just got mine in the mail too, I’m going to read it over as soon as I get home.

<edit #1>

Its kind of late, but I managed to skim over it and a few things that I noticed right away. The most...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-28-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By SyDiko
9/10 wheels are the root cause of vibrations,...

9/10 wheels are the root cause of vibrations, what makes you think it's not your wheels? Another question is, are you on Detroit, Serrons, or another aftermarket wheel?? I mean what else would cause...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By SyDiko
Welcome and congratulations on the MK6! :)

Welcome and congratulations on the MK6! :)
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-07-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By SyDiko
I had my intake manifold go around 20k, and it is...

I had my intake manifold go around 20k, and it is known to crack. I'd double check the service records to see if it's been checked (or replaced.) If not, you should have it inspected during the 70k...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-07-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,311
Posted By SyDiko
Yeah, I'm also leaning towards the tune causing...

Yeah, I'm also leaning towards the tune causing the smoke.


If not, it could be anything exhaust related... I'd start at the Turbo and work your way back.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-03-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,311
Posted By SyDiko
blown head gasket? and/or blown turbo??? ...

blown head gasket? and/or blown turbo???


I'd assume with a TBE, that it's tuned... Do you know which tune it's running (or did he flash it back to stock?)
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-03-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By SyDiko
9 times out of 10, when these engine misfire and...

9 times out of 10, when these engine misfire and go into limp mode... It's a bad coil.






I upgraded to those coils while stock. :)
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-27-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,149
Posted By SyDiko
Can you post some pictures of your car and the...

Can you post some pictures of your car and the drop? :)
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-24-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,589
Posted By SyDiko
Stock suspension. You could get some...

Stock suspension.


You could get some comfy tires too.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-14-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By SyDiko
Well, I think it depends on your situation. ...

Well, I think it depends on your situation.


If it's a daily driver, you may want to front the bill now and have an authorized VW dealer do it. If you're within the 100k period, you'll be...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-14-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By SyDiko
This is mine on STs, from a side view, and still...

This is mine on STs, from a side view, and still quite a bit of thread left to go lower too. Also, this is the day after the install, so the springs are still settling too.


(This picture is like...
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