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Forum: VW Golf R Forum 09-14-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By jrkob
Got in a few new parts lately. New valve cover...

Got in a few new parts lately. New valve cover and intake manifold from Integrated Engineering.





http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah61/jrhelly2000/20160901_181305_zpsed5vkiio.jpg...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-16-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,953
Posted By jrkob
I'm posting a few pics from the latest cool tunes...

I'm posting a few pics from the latest cool tunes installed a few months ago:

KW DDC coilovers adjustable via smartphone
Wavetrac LSD
H&R swaybars
...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-16-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Ok, here, at the end are the latest pics.

Ok, here, at the end are the latest pics.
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-15-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,962
Posted By jrkob
Nice pictures and well done ! What I like about...

Nice pictures and well done !
What I like about this Golf R, is that it can be agressive when you need/want it, but otherwise can be very pleasant and quiet to go to work.
I had a 996C4 before, and...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-15-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
It's hard to say because I very rarely really...

It's hard to say because I very rarely really slam on the brakes. I only noticed this problem because of the vibrations, not poor braking. As I generally brake gently, I am not seeing any difference...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-15-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Wow, this is an extremely interesting article,...

Wow, this is an extremely interesting article, thanks a lot for posting it.
In fact, it looks like what my problem was was excessive "easy braking" as per the article, considering my driving style....
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-13-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Thank you. This is also what I thought... In...

Thank you. This is also what I thought...
In the past after coming back from work I touched with my fingers the rotors with my finger and they didn't seem hot at all. As in I could leave my finger...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-13-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Guys, just a quick update. I have followed...

Guys, just a quick update.

I have followed the procedure in the "Race or Full Race section" of the weblink provided by eldiable.

Howver... after the run, which I think took me like 20 minutes...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-10-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Thanks for the help. Will report.

Thanks for the help. Will report.
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-10-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Ok, I will try this tomorrow and report. Thank...

Ok, I will try this tomorrow and report. Thank you !
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-10-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
GIACUser, just as a matter of disclosure, yes I...

GIACUser, just as a matter of disclosure, yes I exclusively drive my car to and from work and I am really careful about doing anything crazy as I "need" my car to work. But once in a while, say once...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Awsome, thank you ! With my brakes, should I...

Awsome, thank you ! With my brakes, should I follow the Bedding-in Street Performance Pads or the Bedding-in Club Race or Full Race Pads procedure ?

Cheers
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-10-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,953
Posted By jrkob
Posting a few pictures of my latest cool tunes...

Posting a few pictures of my latest cool tunes thanks to my friendly garage specialist at Monster in HK :p

Flow Designs MK R Front Splitters
Flow Designs MK R Side Splitters
Unibrace UB xlr & XB...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-10-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
I appreciate the detailed response eldiablo. ...

I appreciate the detailed response eldiablo.

Well, in fact, I am not the one who suggested the warping first, I had left my car at my friendly garage specialist for some upgrades during my...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-10-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Thank you, I think it makes sense. What you're...

Thank you, I think it makes sense. What you're saying is that some kind of a thin layer of rust would form after rainy days between the rotors and the pads, correct ?
I live in HK which is an...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-10-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
thanks marxan. COuld you possibly post a picture...

thanks marxan. COuld you possibly post a picture of those "heat cracks" ?

I noticed some dark cracks too, or at least this is what it looks like.
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-09-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Ok thank you let me suggest this to my friendly...

Ok thank you let me suggest this to my friendly garage specialist.
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-09-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
EXACTLY. Especially after wet conditions, and yes...

EXACTLY. Especially after wet conditions, and yes it can be loud indeed !

What is the cause of this though ? ANything I should worry about ?
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-09-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Actually I have another question. After a few...

Actually I have another question.
After a few days of not using the case, when I want to use it again, I start the engine, engage the gearbox in Drive mode, and release the brake pedal. At which...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 07-09-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,960
Posted By jrkob
Warped rotor... twice in a year with VWR Racing brake set...

Guys, my specs are in my addy.

Basically I have the VWR Racing kit:

https://www.gmpperformance.com/index.cfm?PG=detail&PID=249907

And I've had 2 warp rotors in the past 12 months.

I drive...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 01-15-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,360
Posted By jrkob
Thanks guys, going to the garage on saturday to...

Thanks guys, going to the garage on saturday to have a check.

I haven't hammered the car yet so I have no opinion about it yet.
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 01-14-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,604
Posted By jrkob
I noticed EXACTLY THAT too.

I noticed EXACTLY THAT too.
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 01-14-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,360
Posted By jrkob
"Gearbox overheated"

Guys, I had not tried a launch-control in a while. Tonight I decided to do one. My car is a DSG. I had been driving the car for half an hour before on the highway.

Manual gearbox mode. Normal...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 01-09-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,921
Posted By jrkob
I have posted comments here: ...

I have posted comments here:
http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=85563&page=2

Problem is that at the same time I made the switch... I also change turbo and few other things... so it's...
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 01-08-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,921
Posted By jrkob
The OP hasn't responded to your question yet but...

The OP hasn't responded to your question yet but just to let you know, my exhaust backfires with no specific software to do it.
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