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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-04-2018, 05:53 PM
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Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
APR Presents the 2.0 TSI ECU Update (Version 2.0!)

2.4.


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-03-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,978
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Nope. Was between the GTI and a WRX and...

Nope.

Was between the GTI and a WRX and would buy a WRX instead if I could go back. Would ideally like an evo 8 or 9 but they weren't/aren't in my price range.

I've increasingly fallen out...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-24-2017, 10:20 PM
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Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
it is incredible how fast the adaptation begins...

it is incredible how fast the adaptation begins to make the car feel like trash - I notice a major difference in just a few days. but before it adapts the car runs like a bat out of hell, I can blow...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-22-2017, 02:34 AM
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Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
1.2 was excellent (at least the latest revision...

1.2 was excellent (at least the latest revision that I had).

They promised an update for like 2 years and kept pushing it back.

Update comes out and it fucking sucked.

Updated update comes...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-19-2017, 12:41 PM
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Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Okay. I was just concerned about timing because...

Okay. I was just concerned about timing because of how it sputtered and coughed that first time i tried starting it after throwing stock mode on. It was really bad lol

Thank you guys!


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-17-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 333,250
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
APR Presents the 2.0 TSI ECU Update (Version 2.0!)

**Need help urgently**

So I put my car in storage for a few weeks (non-heated covered storage unit). Before parking it I threw it back in stock mode. After switching maps I went to start the car,...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-21-2017, 09:59 PM
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Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Crackle option was released but not for this...

Crackle option was released but not for this platform.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-18-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2,983
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Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Just sent a support ticket describing the major...

Just sent a support ticket describing the major issues. Surging, jerkiness, crappy adaptation over time and random throttle inputs when slipping the clutch. And asked about overrun :D
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-17-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,047
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
I was under the impression rev hang is a...

I was under the impression rev hang is a combination of the weight of the stock flywheel and intentional via tuning for emissions. The AC is extra load on the engine which is why it helps with rev...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2,983
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Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
APR Presents the 2.0 TSI ECU Update (Version 2.0!)

Yes^^^

Car was feeling like crap again after a week. Reset and it feels so much better.

What exactly in the tune makes it adapt poorly over time?


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-08-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 333,250
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Getting a weird dip in power at 1/3 throttle...

Getting a weird dip in power at 1/3 throttle around 3k rpm... feels like a sudden loss of boost then 200 rpm later it's back...

I agree it feels laggy/ boggy below 3500.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-02-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 91,149
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Yeah I reset my ecu after a month and again the...

Yeah I reset my ecu after a month and again the car feels way better. No placebo. I like the tune for the most part but the jerkiness is super annoying, as is the random involuntary throttle inputs...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-31-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,640
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Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
How would the crackle and pop feature sound with...

How would the crackle and pop feature sound with a race cat? Just quieter?


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-26-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 101,923
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Throw out bearing... And the problem with...

Throw out bearing...

And the problem with BFI is there are no decent reviews. Every one that exists is like "yeah bro had dis clutch fo 1200 miles yo its perfect no issues u should go 2 buy it...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-25-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 101,923
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Currently leaning towards spec stage 2 with the...

Currently leaning towards spec stage 2 with the 16 pound flywheel.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-21-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 333,250
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
No info at the moment. Sent from my...

No info at the moment.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-20-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 333,250
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
I messaged Arin again about it to see if there...

I messaged Arin again about it to see if there are any updates.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-17-2017, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 333,250
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
I get this also. Makes things jerky all the time....

I get this also. Makes things jerky all the time.


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Forum: Member Car Journals 07-05-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,128
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
I've never hit "subscribe" faster. Best post...

I've never hit "subscribe" faster.

Best post on this forum in years. You are mad, mad!!!

It looks so clean and well done too. Bravo. Now fit a rollcage, big turbo, tiguan springs, oversized mud...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 07-05-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,203
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
No chance... Time to vent, feel free to skip over...

No chance... Time to vent, feel free to skip over this post as it is just a bitching session. Currently at 54,000 miles, out of powertrain warranty since the car is over 5 years old.

This car's...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-05-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 91,149
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
Holy popcorn batman... haha. Are you catless?...

Holy popcorn batman... haha. Are you catless? Sounds mean as hell.


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Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-05-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,438
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
stoptech pads and cryo-treated slotted rotors

I don't. Apparently it's pretty common on this car. Took 5 hours to fix and rewire because the harness is not a replaceable part and was wired directly into another huge wiring harness. Put a...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-03-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 333,250
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
APR Presents the 2.0 TSI ECU Update (Version 2.0!)

Wow. So it isn't just in my head that the stock map feels like garbage. At higher RPM it feels really weird too after changing gears. And the throttle response below 3k... the best way I could...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-30-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 333,250
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
I think what a lot of people are looking for is...

I think what a lot of people are looking for is more consistent/ "on command" sort of overrun. Call me a ricer, but I want to hear those sharp snaps every time I let off the gas above like 3k. Having...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-29-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 333,250
Posted By TSI_mr.niceguy
So, if you go WOT out of every traffic light,...

So, if you go WOT out of every traffic light, you'll never have driveability issues again :D

On a serious note, I flipped onto stock mode for the first time after getting 2.4 and it feels very...
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