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Forum: Golf MKVI photos, spyshots, videos, media 05-20-2018, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Carlosfandango
Hi, if someone could shop these wheels onto this...

Hi, if someone could shop these wheels onto this picture Please (one picture per colour would be great if possible!)

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180520/48c4d9b6da5fe09cc1f350b2fe2430f1.jpg...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-18-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Carlosfandango
The VWR springs (and indeed the eibachs Iím using...

The VWR springs (and indeed the eibachs Iím using [and others too probably]) are shorter than stock springs allowing fitment without compressors, once the car is on the ground however they compress...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-17-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Carlosfandango
Thatís great, thanks for the pics, itís just the...

Thatís great, thanks for the pics, itís just the amount of drop Iím after and looks good with the 18s so might not go with 19s after all!


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-17-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Carlosfandango
Looks good! Iím just about to fit bilstein B4 and...

Looks good! Iím just about to fit bilstein B4 and eibach sportlines, which as I understand are basically VWR but red! Would be interested to see a few more pictures of your car, Iím also considering...
Forum: Golf MKVI photos, spyshots, videos, media 05-17-2018, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Carlosfandango
Has anyone got pictures of a CSG GTi with gloss...

Has anyone got pictures of a CSG GTi with gloss black Pretoriaís fitted please? Seriously considering some 19s but can find any pictures of gloss blacks on a MK6, thanks.


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Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-16-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By Carlosfandango
Thanks for your replies jay! This is one of the...

Thanks for your replies jay! This is one of the things Iíd not like to get wrong! Just need the time to fit them now.


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Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-16-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By Carlosfandango
Ok, thatís great, can you elaborate as to why...

Ok, thatís great, can you elaborate as to why this is? I thought compressors would be needed regardless of spring or strut being use! Surely this would mean that they could also be removed without...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-16-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Carlosfandango
Fitting new springs to new shocks

Iím in need of a bit of advice!
Iíve bought some
eibach sportline springs E20-85-014-01-22
and
bilstein B4 shocks 22-183729
along with some OEM Sachs top mount/bearings with the intention of not...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-14-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Carlosfandango
Just to clarify! do you have the rain light...

Just to clarify! do you have the rain light sensor installed?


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-14-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Carlosfandango
With the OEM lights (here in Europe at least) the...

With the OEM lights (here in Europe at least) the small parking bulb always comes on with the low beams, itís the same regardless of vehicle manufacturer! Why not try an led bulb that matches the drl...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-13-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Carlosfandango
Thereís 2 controllers (or tick boxes maybe) that...

Thereís 2 controllers (or tick boxes maybe) that need coding/selecting for coming/leaving home to work if I remember correctly, not sure off the top of my head though if this is correct but Iíll...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-13-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By Carlosfandango
245/40 on 18x8.5 ET45

This site may be of help,

http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/tire-wheel-gearing-calculator.htm

I found it when I was swapping wheel sizes on my R32 but it applies to any car, I used it again...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-13-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By Carlosfandango
What codes did you get? Sent from my...

What codes did you get?


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-13-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Carlosfandango
Also if you have a manual trans be sure to change...

Also if you have a manual trans be sure to change the clutch too as it WILL have some oil on it, and if itís not been done recently change the DMF (regardless of trans type) while youíre there as...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-13-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Carlosfandango
The rear main seal leak is caused by excess crank...

The rear main seal leak is caused by excess crank case pressure usually due to a failed PCV, you MUST replace the PCV when changing the rear main or it will just blow the new seal too! The head...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-11-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Carlosfandango
Dartregor in the above post describes the correct...

Dartregor in the above post describes the correct method for wheel fitment, never tighten them down with an impact gun! Mk6 GTi Torque Spec is 120Nm = 88.50746ft-lb, so 90ft-lb would be ok but no...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-07-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,646
Posted By Carlosfandango
Ok so I now see that 95 RON = 90 or 91 in the US...

Ok so I now see that 95 RON = 90 or 91 in the US using the (R+M)/2 method, i.e. the RON + MON and divide by 2, Which makes sense since according to Wiki RON is 8-10 points higher than the equivalent...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-07-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Carlosfandango
CEL + quieter exhaust? Ideas?

Presuming you still have it connected, could the soundaktor have stopped working??

It would have nothing to do with the CEL though and would need to be scanned.

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Forum: Golf MKVI photos, spyshots, videos, media 05-07-2018, 03:10 PM
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Views: 1,766,613
Posted By Carlosfandango
Looks great! Iím currently contemplating wheels...

Looks great! Iím currently contemplating wheels in the same colour.


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-07-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,646
Posted By Carlosfandango
I would say that says min 95 RON (research octane...

I would say that says min 95 RON (research octane number) I donít know what the (R+M)2 91 means? But I would say itís suggesting you can use the lower octane as long as you add an additive or octane...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-05-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Carlosfandango
Or the fuel filter as it has a pressure regulator...

Or the fuel filter as it has a pressure regulator inside it!


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-05-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Carlosfandango
Continue using the stock filter as the oil from a...

Continue using the stock filter as the oil from a ďwetĒ filter f@#ks the MAF and foam particles from a dry filter eventually enter the intake and score the internals of the engine, the stock filter...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-02-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Carlosfandango
I donít see why you are thinking alternator?? ...

I donít see why you are thinking alternator??


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-02-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Carlosfandango
Is code P0172 PCV related?

I recently had 2 PCVís fail, the second of which took the rear main with it! I had no codes at all and no symptoms apart from the oil leaking from the RMS, I could be wrong but I donít think the OPís...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-02-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Carlosfandango
It could be one of several possible causes but...

It could be one of several possible causes but oil overfill is one of them, so best to get the level right first off!
http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/16556/P0172/000370


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