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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 02-09-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,120
Posted By red_stapler
You're going to have a bad time then. RE71Rs are...

You're going to have a bad time then. RE71Rs are brutal.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-02-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By red_stapler
If your only metric is being able to spin the...

If your only metric is being able to spin the tires from a 5mph roll like most GTI owners, you're probably fine. They're a good tire if you're looking for a summer-only tire. They're not quite up...
Forum: Southeast 01-28-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 131,400
Posted By red_stapler
My GTI was totalled, so I have a cheap Civic now...

My GTI was totalled, so I have a cheap Civic now while my credit score recovers:

https://i.imgur.com/3QHztZOl.jpg
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 01-15-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,700
Posted By red_stapler
Street(stock) class does permit aftermarket...

Street(stock) class does permit aftermarket wheels as long as they are +/- 1” diameter, +/- 1/4” offset, and factory width. Tire size is unrestricted. I think 245/40/17 is the hot size right now?
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-13-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By red_stapler
Those Motivos have a 60 month / 60,000 mile tread...

Those Motivos have a 60 month / 60,000 mile tread warranty. You might want to consider just getting another set pro-rated, as there isn't really anything with a higher treadwear rating in a stock...
Forum: Electronics 11-10-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By red_stapler
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Electronics 11-08-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By red_stapler
Oh yeah, I still have this. Anybody want it for...

Oh yeah, I still have this. Anybody want it for $100?
Forum: Electronics 11-02-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By red_stapler
SOLD! VCDS HEX-V2 Enthusiast - 2 VINs - $100

SOLD

New-ish HEX-V2 cable used only with my GTI. Still has 2 VINs available.
$100 price includes priority mail shipping to USA.
More details here: https://store.ross-tech.com/shop/vchv2_ent/
...
Forum: Wheels + Tires 10-19-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By red_stapler
VW Watkins Glen w/ BFGoodrich Comp-2 A/S (Lagunas) $900

SOLD! Thanks for looking.
5K0601025AG 18x7.5 ET51 5x112 Watkins Glen Alloys in grey metallic (Lagunas)
Wheels are in excellent condition with minor mounting scuffs and rock chips from use.
Tires...
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 09-18-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By red_stapler
First of all, props for going to nationals! One...

First of all, props for going to nationals! One of these years I'll actually go.

I'd look at what Jen Wong was running for wheels/tires and copy that if possible. I believe the current sauce is...
Forum: Southeast 09-14-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 131,400
Posted By red_stapler
We'll see if my car is back in time. ...

We'll see if my car is back in time.

https://i.imgur.com/ai4n2Nll.jpg
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 09-13-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,191
Posted By red_stapler
RE71s are a sprint tire, so they'll be really...

RE71s are a sprint tire, so they'll be really fast, and then get greasy and eventually chunk.
RS4s love heat and you can hammer on them for a full session.
R888Rs will be faster and handle heat...
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 08-28-2017, 01:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,320
Posted By red_stapler
It's almost as if the evo has a large vent to...

It's almost as if the evo has a large vent to create a bigger low pressure area behind the radiator.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-20-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By red_stapler
It wouldn't. The offset doesn't change the...

It wouldn't. The offset doesn't change the direction the wheels are pointing.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-11-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By red_stapler
If you're replacing the chain, also replace the...

If you're replacing the chain, also replace the cam bridge.
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 08-10-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 12,759
Posted By red_stapler
I've been focused on paying off credit card debt...

I've been focused on paying off credit card debt this year, but I'm hoping to get to a HPDE this fall.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-10-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,339
Posted By red_stapler
Matte gunmetal doesn't look great IMO. I'm much...

Matte gunmetal doesn't look great IMO. I'm much happier with mine the stock color:

Before:
http://i.imgur.com/bFaQnZLl.jpg

After:
http://i.imgur.com/wFJ5guSl.jpg
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 08-03-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,549
Posted By red_stapler
You're thinking of the RCD330. ...

You're thinking of the RCD330.

http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=110801&highlight=RCd330
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 08-01-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By red_stapler
Unless you want to drive to Ohio, these are the...

Unless you want to drive to Ohio, these are the two that I can think of.
http://www.ostdyno.com/
https://www.tpgtuning.com/
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-31-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By red_stapler
Because that's the base model engine, there's a...

Because that's the base model engine, there's a lot of power to be unlocked. I've read about ones equivalent to our Stage 2 running 110mph.
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-25-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By red_stapler
I'd add a cam bridge to the timing chain kit. ...

I'd add a cam bridge to the timing chain kit.

While the intake manifold is off to clean the valves, replace it with one of the redesigned "BH" part number manifolds.

You're 10k away from a DSG...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-24-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By red_stapler
It would appear that VW uses several different...

It would appear that VW uses several different suppliers for the genuine coils.
06E 905 115E are made by Eldor. Not sure who makes the F revision ones.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-18-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By red_stapler
You might want to check and make sure the...

You might want to check and make sure the previous owner didn't already do this work.

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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-17-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By red_stapler
Still just noisy fuel pump sounds. ...

Still just noisy fuel pump sounds.



They can measure chain stretch with the cam position sensor and decide from there.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-16-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By red_stapler
There's no timing chain rattle audible in the...

There's no timing chain rattle audible in the video, it's all high pressure fuel pump.

That being said, I'd still change the tensioner on an '11. But it's not making the "get this done...
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