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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-21-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By BudgetPhoenix
I was able to find OEM parts on ebay cheaper than...

I was able to find OEM parts on ebay cheaper than most other places. Make sure its legit and not one of the chinese pieces listed as OEM. Lots of VW dealers selling stuff on ebay. I pieced together...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 480,879
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Yes the clip is for retaining tension. Its pretty...

Yes the clip is for retaining tension. Its pretty easy to tell the difference. The new version has the U cut out in the black section end where you can see the ratcheting grooves on the plunger. The...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 10-14-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Same thing happened to mine. I just yanked it...

Same thing happened to mine. I just yanked it off. Actually made the intake and turbo sound much louder.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-09-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Yes it wouldn't be a bad idea to change the...

Yes it wouldn't be a bad idea to change the balance shaft chain while you're in there, but if it makes you feel better I've never seen any issues with the BS chains or guides on this engine after...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-06-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
True it depends on wheels. My BBS RGR needed...

True it depends on wheels. My BBS RGR needed longer wheel bolts. I bought some 33mm ones which work but I think 30mm would work too
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-30-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Id just go for the new manifold. If you're...

Id just go for the new manifold. If you're covered its 100% free at the dealer. The new one has a lot of revisions. New sensor, revised stronger flapper arm, new vent hose for flapper solenoid,...
Forum: Mk6 vs...... 09-28-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
I think it would be a close race stock vs stock....

I think it would be a close race stock vs stock. Ive seen both run low 15s stock at the track.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-28-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Theres an extended warranty 120k for pretty much...

Theres an extended warranty 120k for pretty much all 08.5-12 TSIs for injector/intake manifold. Check the flapper arm area the arm can pop out of the manifold causing a vacuum leak and surging idle...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-27-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
They are reusing that silicone portion. If you...

They are reusing that silicone portion. If you look you can also see that part gets plugged now.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-27-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
the updated cts k04 doesnt use dv relocation...

the updated cts k04 doesnt use dv relocation anymore
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-26-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 480,879
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
yes i had to do the screwdriver thing too but...

yes i had to do the screwdriver thing too but even that was not easy. took some fiddling
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-25-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
It really wasn't that bad. The hardest part for...

It really wasn't that bad. The hardest part for me was just getting the chain back on and aligned with he markings. Kept popping off. Took a few hours to finally get it on. Also I got really sick...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-25-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
This year I did a full timing chain replacement....

This year I did a full timing chain replacement. $700 in parts plus all the tools required and a couple days in the garage. Def don't want to do that again
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-24-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 480,879
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Yes its not too bad, just a bit time consuming. I...

Yes its not too bad, just a bit time consuming. I had the hardest time getting the chain back on crank and cam sprockets without it slipping off, kept wanting to pop loose a link when I let tension...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-24-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Might be time to pull the top timing cover and...

Might be time to pull the top timing cover and manually check timing. Also, I did the revision tensioner install first at 80k, after a while I was getting warm start start up rattles. I went back in...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-23-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,156
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Heres another good link on timing: ...

Heres another good link on timing:
http://forums.ross-tech.com/showthread.php?4812-Audi-Volkswagen-2-0L-Chain-Drive-P0016-Cam-Crank-correlation-check
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-23-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 480,879
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
This doesn't really have any instructions on how...

This doesn't really have any instructions on how to do it, or any torque specs or anything. Just more of a specs and technical overview on how everything works
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-20-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Its kind of hard to tell from this graph, its...

Its kind of hard to tell from this graph, its best just to graph one pull. Do like 1500rpm in 3rd gear to red line, or 4th gear if you have room. Or just post the actual CSV excel file. If they match...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-19-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 195,953
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
I think typically youll only hear wastegate...

I think typically youll only hear wastegate rattle under load. If you're just revving it neutral its prob loose downpipe connection, heatshield rattle or hanger issue on your new DP.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-17-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
What do you mean by bad? With any intake DV and...

What do you mean by bad? With any intake DV and Turbo sounds are going to get way louder
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-17-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Rule #1 about a owning a modified car in...

Rule #1 about a owning a modified car in California...Keep all your stock parts! haha I learned my lesson years back
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-16-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,057
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Nothing wrong with my car, recent carbon cleaning...

Nothing wrong with my car, recent carbon cleaning and new intake manifold and Stage 2. Real city driving MPG is just garbage with this engine. My commute home is 1 hr + stop over 20 miles and I get...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-14-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,955
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
whats your STFT and LTFT in engine block 32 of...

whats your STFT and LTFT in engine block 32 of vcds say? have you tried running it with maf disconnected?

http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/17743/P1335
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-12-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,966
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
I have a Eurodyne Stage 2 file and a "Reflect...

I have a Eurodyne Stage 2 file and a "Reflect Tuning" DSG tune. Guy from the Netherlands ships you the cable and he remote tunes it. Super cheap and I love the tune, never had any issues....
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-09-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,788
Posted By BudgetPhoenix
Buying a used engine and having a shop drop it...

Buying a used engine and having a shop drop it might be a cheaper alternative too.
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