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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-29-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Good pics, its a horror story. Yikes:yikes: ...

Good pics, its a horror story. Yikes:yikes:

Funny how my 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan has a timing chain and all and 160k miles and no issues but VW cant build a decent tensior and have 4 yes 4!!...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-29-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Thank You I appreciate that. I hope so. Just...

Thank You I appreciate that. I hope so. Just want to get out of debt and focus on that right now.

Down the road, I would like to get something and build. Maybe nothing new, but maybe an old...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-26-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Sold my GTI

Hello Everyone,

After a tough decision and some recent financial issues, I have sold my GTI that I purchased new in Jan 2013.

Had this car for 5 yrs and along side my past Evo's, has been one...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-22-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,845
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
^^^^Around This^^^^^^ Would be my guess...

^^^^Around This^^^^^^

Would be my guess too...

Depends if any suspension stuff was damaged or if the front part of the Unibody was bent at all.

If so? I would get out of it.

Glad...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 01-22-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Just curious if people buy intakes for the GTI...

Just curious if people buy intakes for the GTI because of sound only? I keep hearing claims of HP and TQ increased, but that has been Myth Busted.

I can understand big builds maybe hitting a...
Forum: Member Car Journals 01-21-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,451
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
I always enjoy reading folks build threads. I...

I always enjoy reading folks build threads. I think its amazing how people tackle these cars themselves.

The Timing Chain/Tensioner replacement and Rear seal/Clutch replacement is no easy task....
Forum: California 01-21-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
^^^^THIS^^^^^ What I did on my past cars. ...

^^^^THIS^^^^^

What I did on my past cars. Now in SoCal they have checkpoints where they check for smog violations. So you pass smog, then go back to modified, drive through LA or San Diego, get...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 01-19-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 178,365
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Thank You Ordered mine, for $10 I will try...

Thank You Ordered mine, for $10 I will try it:thumbsup:


Jeff
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-19-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
I had water pumps replaced under warranty. I...

I had water pumps replaced under warranty. I wouldn't want to do it, not that I couldn't, just everything is plastic and knowing my luck I would over torque something and mess up a seal or crack...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 01-19-2018, 09:18 PM
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Views: 178,365
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
This spray type ceramic coating I have a feeling...

This spray type ceramic coating I have a feeling will attract dust like a mutha. But for $10 what the heck.

I am thinking of topping my rims that have CQuartz UK on them with Car Pro Gliss. Its...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 01-18-2018, 04:06 PM
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Views: 178,365
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Sorry guys I got confused on the "Ceramic"...

Sorry guys I got confused on the "Ceramic" coating. I too have this, I have about 6 coats of CQuarts UK on my rims.

I was thinking he was applying a spray on Ceramic Coating like JET HOT or...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-18-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
drive the car around for a bit and see if it goes...

drive the car around for a bit and see if it goes away on its own. People always joke that these cars need to be driven, and now I understand why. Its not good for any car to sit for too long.
...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-18-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Personally I would always put in a new seal. ...

Personally I would always put in a new seal. Cheap to replace and no worries for leaks down the road.

Just how I am about things. How much could that seal be? I doubt not much at all. Just...
Forum: Exterior / Interior Care (washing, detailing, exterior repairs) 01-18-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Only bad thing about taking doors off is you...

Only bad thing about taking doors off is you usually if not always get a rattle or a creak you didn't have before.

So have some extra clips on hand just in case, and try to put everything back...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 01-18-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 178,365
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Ceramic Coated Wheels? Gotta know who does...

Ceramic Coated Wheels?

Gotta know who does this kinda of stuff and what are the pro's and con's of this on a Rim?

Ceramics are usually good for heat not very good for wear. Rocks hitting the...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-18-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Interesting. I dont think its valve noise....

Interesting.

I dont think its valve noise. Wonder if it has anything to do with the drive belt?

to me it almost sounds like a belt or pulley sound.

Hard to tell in the video. Just my...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-17-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,887
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Yeah I would like to just get it checked first...

Yeah I would like to just get it checked first before buying, I know my car was built in June or July of 2012.

No Euro shops within 130 miles of my house. Same goes for VW Dealers. Pricing is...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-16-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,887
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
The new Warranty should help, it helped Hyundai...

The new Warranty should help, it helped Hyundai get sales back.

To VW's Defense, the MK7's and UP seem to be better cars overall. I am sure they have some issues, but seems the MK5, and MK6's...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-16-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,939
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Bravo Sir....Bravo :clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:...

Bravo Sir....Bravo :clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:

Very cool how you just did this. I want to get my tensioner replaced, dealer closest to me wants about $2000 to do it. That is all new chains,...
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 01-16-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Could just be a bad wire harness from Ebay, just...

Could just be a bad wire harness from Ebay, just the fact that who knows who made it makes me wonder.

If you are trying all the codes that work for everyone else, and they are not working for you,...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-11-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,939
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Well Done Sir.....Well Done...

Well Done Sir.....Well Done :clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:

Drive around see what turns off on the dash and what doesn't, then go from there. Your winging it just like anyone of us would...Good...
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 01-10-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Which Wiring Harness are you using? Could be a...

Which Wiring Harness are you using? Could be a bad harness wire causing a fault.

and we are assuming all bulbs are functioning properly?


Jeff
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 01-09-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,939
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
Good job!!! We are going to nickname you...

Good job!!! We are going to nickname you MacGyver :thumbsup:

Cant help you with the Coolant part. All I have heard its a real PITA to get all the air out of the system.

I am sure someone...
Forum: In Car Entertainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 01-09-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 238,130
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
^^^^^^ in this guys case, a car without factory...

^^^^^^ in this guys case, a car without factory SatNav these type of Android Devices are a home run.

I would do this kind of thing if my car had no factory SatNav for sure.


Jeff
Forum: In Car Entertainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 01-09-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 238,130
Posted By Jeffs2013GTI
I doubt it does integrate with our MFD because if...

I doubt it does integrate with our MFD because if it did it would be a HUGE selling point. Why wouldn't they advertise that?

Thing is now your adding another app like you mentioned.

These...
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