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Forum: Member Car Journals 06-08-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 109
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Posted By GreyGti1990
A new daily beater, awesome! Sounds like you got...

A new daily beater, awesome! Sounds like you got a great deal on it at $400... and it only needing a new valve cover gasket + plugs. I'd drive the wheels off that escort.

This Gti is going to be...
Forum: Member Car Journals 06-05-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,303
Posted By GreyGti1990
You won your class at the last autocross event!...

You won your class at the last autocross event! They are holding on to your glass at the trailer till the next event.

Sad to say that I don't think I'll be autocrossing the gti anymore. She'll...
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-04-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,303
Posted By GreyGti1990
Is the wide band going to be used primarily for...

Is the wide band going to be used primarily for when you use ethanol? Is it supposed to be more accurate than using the accessport to measure air/fuel?
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 05-02-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
Thank you everyone for the solid advice. ...

Thank you everyone for the solid advice.

What would you consider too hot for coolant when on the track?

What Radiator would you recommend?
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 05-02-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
What would you rate these items? From most...

What would you rate these items? From most important to least important for a track day with our Gti's:

LSD
Big brake kit
Bigger, baffled oil pan (oil starvation)
Bigger Radiator (Tyrolsport or...
Forum: Mk6 vs...... 05-01-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3,108
Views: 447,191
Posted By GreyGti1990
Those 9th gen Siís donít stand a chance in the...

Those 9th gen Siís donít stand a chance in the straight line; they need boost.

That k04 must pulllllll tho, youíll kill a lot more cars no doubt.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 05-01-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By GreyGti1990
Posting to add that this is all solid advice. ...

Posting to add that this is all solid advice.

No injectors needed or fuel pumps - SKIP.

Intercooler is recommended but not required - Don't need a retune. Installed mine with Revo stage 2...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 05-01-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 43,123
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Posted By GreyGti1990
You can swap just the bulbs. There is a little...

You can swap just the bulbs. There is a little access panel in your wheel well that you need to pop off to access the bulbs. The bracket that the bulb sits in just needs to be rotated and it'll come...
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 05-01-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
Another successful autox event this past sunday....

Another successful autox event this past sunday. Improved on my time by about 2 seconds from the previous time... I'll take that. Still not a very competitive time but slowly getting better.

I'm...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-30-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,303
Posted By GreyGti1990
Awesome job man! It was cool to finally meet you...

Awesome job man! It was cool to finally meet you in person.

I'm only about 2 seconds behind you! I must catch up!
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-27-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,633
Posted By GreyGti1990
Yea, I'd pay it off just in case you have to give...

Yea, I'd pay it off just in case you have to give that work car back. It's only 1 more year now and not your daily so why not use it for track at this point? Then when its paid off and you saved up...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-27-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,633
Posted By GreyGti1990
My Gti is my 1 and only car at the moment. I live...

My Gti is my 1 and only car at the moment. I live in my friends house and there is no more room for a 2nd car or else I would pick up a beater.

Bought this car with 42k on the clock about 3 years...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-26-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By GreyGti1990
The PCV is just known to fail. Theres a check...

The PCV is just known to fail. Theres a check valve on the PCV that gets stuck and once that happens... it builds pressure in the crank case from what I understand and that can cause the rear main...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-26-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By GreyGti1990
Comes down to maintenance, really. This car has...

Comes down to maintenance, really. This car has been my daily driver for going on 3 years now. I've also got a 2011. Bought it with 42k on the clock and its at 91k now. Haven't had any (knock on...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-24-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By GreyGti1990
If you are manual transmission, plan on upgrading...

If you are manual transmission, plan on upgrading that clutch sooner rather than later.
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 04-24-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
Yea, from the research I was doing, it seems like...

Yea, from the research I was doing, it seems like Mfactory is new to the Volkswagen world but not new to the LSD world at all. I believe someone on these forums either used to or still does rock an...
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 04-24-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
I may be picking up an LSD by the end of the...

I may be picking up an LSD by the end of the year. How do you all like Mfactory? If I can get it for 20% off at $620 I can't see it being a bad investment. I'll probably pick up the steel shift forks...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-22-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 43,123
Views: 4,732,109
Posted By GreyGti1990
Spent about 5/6 hours detailing my car yesterday....

Spent about 5/6 hours detailing my car yesterday. Washed, iron-x, clay bar, polished, sealed with power-lock and collinite 845

Tightened my rear sway bar. Thought the clunking sound I had was from...
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 04-20-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
Yea I doubt that the stiffening kit and SS lines...

Yea I doubt that the stiffening kit and SS lines do anything in terms of keeping the heat down for the stock brakes. Think they both are just more of a pedal feel difference.
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 04-20-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
My are holding up pretty well from I can tell. I...

My are holding up pretty well from I can tell. I did 6 back to back runs at the autox event and at the end of each 1 I have to slam on my brakes to stop in time. They did it with no complaints.
...
Forum: General Sales/Announcements 04-20-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By GreyGti1990
You should put your Pendulum Mount on sale....

You should put your Pendulum Mount on sale....
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-20-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,292
Posted By GreyGti1990
Still a lot of fun for me... even if you don't...

Still a lot of fun for me... even if you don't reach 50/60 mph. Could also be because I'm new to it and I still haven't done a track day.

Keeps me from doing stupid things on the streets and...
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 04-20-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
DAMN YOU

DAMN YOU
Forum: Tracking / Autocrossing / Driving Techniques 04-20-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,649
Posted By GreyGti1990
I think I'm going to take all your guys advice...

I think I'm going to take all your guys advice and invest in an LSD before K04. I'm thinking MFactory since the torsen style LSD's are all very similar in performance. From what I understand, the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-20-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,303
Posted By GreyGti1990
Ohhhh carbon cleaning. Looks good! I'm probably...

Ohhhh carbon cleaning. Looks good! I'm probably going to have that done near the end of summer/fall and slap on a catch can at the same time
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