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Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-17-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By MLue1
Thanks, lets not Confuse things, this is for a...

Thanks, lets not Confuse things, this is for a Golf 2.5 engine not the 2.0T (EA888) controls are different.
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-15-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
Thumbs up There are alot of them, Muskoka was only the...

There are alot of them, Muskoka was only the start we were all over the place from breakfast to sunset, did over 600 km. The best one was the #507, just plug Catchacoma Ontario into the GPS and it...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-15-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By MLue1
Good to know

Good to know
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-15-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By MLue1
Thanks! I'll see what my Son wants to do.

Thanks! I'll see what my Son wants to do.
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-15-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By MLue1
Better than on the rear window. We have noticed...

Better than on the rear window. We have noticed that since installing the GTI rear valance on the Golf that the rear window gets dirty faster.

How about a close up of your Diffuser.
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By MLue1
Good one! There has been several postings...

Good one!

There has been several postings about the add-on spoilers for the Golf, since then it's been one of the things my Son and I have been taking about. The extension on the roof spoiler...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By MLue1
Thanks,:thumbsup: now that's the ticket. MK6...

Thanks,:thumbsup: now that's the ticket.

MK6
https://www.verus-engineering.com/product-page/rear-diffuser-golf-gti-mk6
Instalation Instructions...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By MLue1
Nothing new, All VW products are aesthetics. ...

Nothing new, All VW products are aesthetics.

Holding off on this item, I do't see an upside.
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
WW do you Autocross? I've driven in Time Attack...

WW do you Autocross? I've driven in Time Attack competitions but not a big autocross guy. I think with the IE SRI the Golf 2.5 becomes a better autocross MK6 than the GTI. It gives the Golf the power...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
:thumbsup: Same deal. You're an American driving...

:thumbsup: Same deal. You're an American driving through Canada, you can rip those roads and we don't throw you in jail. :lol: and we even give you a 35% discount on the ticket to boot.
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
One big problem of note, was the heating of the...

One big problem of note, was the heating of the Rear Brakes, I felt the rear wheels and it looks like the rear brake temps kept going up, in fact a bit odd that it was higher than the fronts. I'm not...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
Ya no doubt it generally does but when you're at...

Ya no doubt it generally does but when you're at speed through corners you're more concerned with turnin and balance and stayin on the good side of the traction control. My friends hated this with a...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
With my other car getting warranty work, I spent...

With my other car getting warranty work, I spent last Wednesday chasing my friends Porsches and BMWs all over Muskoka Ontario in the Golf. We drove over 600 km of great driving roads with twist and...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
I believe the coolant hoses are the same. They...

I believe the coolant hoses are the same. They are constructed very similar to the BMW hoses. I haven't replaced the coolant hoses yet but have been checking them when ever I'm in there or whenever...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-14-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,486
Posted By MLue1
Lightbulb Those gears control the position of the throttle...

Those gears control the position of the throttle butterfly, I believe your TB failed on the idle control side, ... it would be good to know how that goes.
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-12-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,486
Posted By MLue1
Great job! Now that it's fixed and you know...

Great job!

Now that it's fixed and you know how easy the 2.5 is to drive, don't go falling a sleep driving in stop and go traffic.:lol:
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-12-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By MLue1
Rear Diffuser, what do you guys think?

Our Golf 2.5 has the GTI Exhaust with Rear Valance, my Son sent me this video tonight.
https://youtu.be/qpc-GHLha7A

I'm not sold on it, looks a bit "Cafe" and cheap, what do you think?

When I...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-11-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
You must always check 'em as assumptions causes...

You must always check 'em as assumptions causes problems, ... plus once I torque them and crush the sealing washers on the plugs I would hate to go back in, it just erks me to no end.:mad0259:
...
Forum: CANADA 10-10-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By MLue1
This is why it's cancelled... .

This is why it's cancelled... .
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-09-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
Mercedes has some really nice wheels but they are...

Mercedes has some really nice wheels but they are pricey and on the heavy side but most are lighter than the VW Detroit Wheels.
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-09-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By MLue1
Question Steve, so we don't go wasting time suggesting...

Steve, so we don't go wasting time suggesting things that have been done/tried already; can you list all the things that have been tried. We know you're not terrbly technical but if you have the...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-09-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
I'm NOT against mods,... I've done alot my self,...

I'm NOT against mods,... I've done alot my self, you really have to weigh the benefits for yourself.

IE: I'm against adding wheel weight, as well as adding unsprung weight by adding...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 10-08-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By MLue1
It won't be totally clogged. Disconnect the...

It won't be totally clogged.

Disconnect the heater connections, pour some CLR in the exit and try back flushing several times.
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By MLue1
Good solution BUT the first time I did the rear...

Good solution BUT the first time I did the rear brakes, I didn't find it too bad. It is tight in that area but I approach the bolt from the bottom with a short tripple square socket and extendable...
Forum: Golf 2.5L Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-07-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 65,239
Posted By MLue1
:thumbsup: WOW someone who isn't mod crazy.

:thumbsup: WOW someone who isn't mod crazy.
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