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Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-18-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Tony48
What TimS said. You should also remove the...

What TimS said.

You should also remove the restriction/delay piece from the clutch bleeder block. It's free (other than having to add some fluid to bleed the clutch) and did wonders for me. ...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-10-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Tony48
Hate to break it to you but that black box is...

Hate to break it to you but that black box is important if you need to pass emissions. It's called the Direct Ozone Reduction Catalyst Temperature Sensor and has caused much grief for many CBFA...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-06-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 461,523
Posted By Tony48
Info about revised chain:

Info about revised chain:
Forum: Exterior Parts 07-05-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By Tony48
If you were in the Mid-Atlantic I'd be throwing...

If you were in the Mid-Atlantic I'd be throwing my money at you...that bumper is a perfect candidate to be repaired and vinyl wrapped. Free bump and GLWS
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-05-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 40,299
Posted By Tony48
If anyone has any luck getting this sensor coded...

If anyone has any luck getting this sensor coded out it would be great to hear about. I'm going to be going Cobb/Stratified soon and it would be fantastic if Stratified could take care of it for me...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-29-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,353
Posted By Tony48
Yup I had this experience as well. After a few...

Yup I had this experience as well. After a few installs/uninstalls of the intake my bracket broke off. I emailed IE and they had the updated version shipped out with tracking info same day. Great...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-20-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Tony48
Yikes, that's definitely something to keep in...

Yikes, that's definitely something to keep in mind. That being said I'm going to move forward with this project so I'd appreciate anyone with shaving experience to chime in. I'm mostly worried...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-20-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Tony48
When you get to the timing system I have some...

When you get to the timing system I have some good pics, links, and tips from when I did it on my car. Should save you some research time. Check the link in my signature.

Best of luck and keep...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-19-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Tony48
Thanks for the info. Glad it's as straight...

Thanks for the info. Glad it's as straight forward as I assumed.

A few times on this forum I've seen it stated that insurance will refuse payout if side markers are shaved. Does anyone have...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-19-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Tony48
Bumper Shaving Help

I've got a spare front GTI bumper and decided I'd like to shave the headlight washer caps and side markers. I haven't found a lot of info on how people typically do this on our cars. One of the few...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-19-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Tony48
I've got a bunch of pics of bumper disassembly in...

I've got a bunch of pics of bumper disassembly in this Flickr album: Custom Lower Grille (https://flic.kr/s/aHskV7siAQ). Basically you remove the fog light assemblies, the bumper supports (big...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-14-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Tony48
If you want it lower look into the angled mount...

If you want it lower look into the angled mount from pro clip (https://www.proclipusa.com/product/854261-proclip-angled-mount). I've been using their mount for my phone for awhile now and really...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-13-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 175,253
Posted By Tony48
I agree...great price when you include the DMFW. ...

I agree...great price when you include the DMFW. HS Tuning kit is really $400 more expensive when you add $300 for a new DMFW. Good luck with install :thumbup:
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 06-13-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Tony48
Correct

Correct
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 06-12-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Tony48
Look at your valve stems. If you have metal valve...

Look at your valve stems. If you have metal valve stems them you have tpms sensors. If they are rubber then your tire pressure monitoring is done with your wheel speed sensors.

IIRC only some...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 06-12-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Tony48
Here's the recommendation I received from HS...

Here's the recommendation I received from HS Tuning
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-12-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Tony48
This should help: https://www.willtheyfit.com/

This should help: https://www.willtheyfit.com/
Forum: Member Car Journals 06-10-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,338
Posted By Tony48
Thanks bud I did because I couldn't...

Thanks bud



I did because I couldn't find it on their website. Here's the link (https://www.dieselgeek.com/products/sigma-short-shifter-slider-replacement?variant=6293372895275).
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-07-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 50,422
Posted By Tony48
I got the DieselGeek shifter shaft bushings as...

I got the DieselGeek shifter shaft bushings as well as the upgraded sigma slider installed. Also installed a set of CTS Billet Shifter Bracket Bushings (they were on sale for $19 so I couldn't...
Forum: Member Car Journals 06-07-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,338
Posted By Tony48
Installed: ECS billet/leather shift...

Installed:


ECS billet/leather shift knob (review here (https://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2587281&postcount=6))
DieselGeek High Performance VW Shifter Shaft Bushing Kit...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 06-07-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By Tony48
ECS Shift Knob Review

REVIEW:
I got around to installing and have had a few days of driving to get my initial impressions.

Good:


Machining and anodizing looks/feels very good
Locking collar allows for a...
Forum: Member Car Journals 06-05-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,338
Posted By Tony48
Bad news, got a flat tire over the weekend. ...

Bad news, got a flat tire over the weekend. There was no shoulder where I was so I had to drive a few hundred yards before I could stop. The consequence is I have a small crack on the inner lip...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-25-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tony48
To add on to this, here's a good video that...

To add on to this, here's a good video that explains it a bit and has before/after clips of a Helmholtz resonator.

Can't figure out how to embed a youtube vid so here's the link: Tom's Turbo...
Forum: OFF-TOPIC Lounge! 05-25-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By Tony48
I used to order 5L or oil and a filter w/free...

I used to order 5L or oil and a filter w/free shipping all the time. I can't imagine they made much money off of that sale but it sure was convenient for me.
Forum: OFF-TOPIC Lounge! 05-23-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By Tony48
I don't recall exactly when their shipping...

I don't recall exactly when their shipping method/policy changed (a year or two ago?) but it's unfortunate. I used to have packages from them 2-3 days after ordering (Maryland). I still buy almost...
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