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Old 02-26-2017, 01:52 AM   #1
riceburner
Formula 5000 Driver
 
Drives: 2012 GTI DSG / K04
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Chicagoland
Posts: 1,593
Riceburner goes from MK7 to MK6 K04...

Latest pics / mods as of 5/1/2018:

Engine:
APR K04 kit
Full unitronic intake
Rev9 intercooler
Upgraded 'pancake pipe' (turbo outlet to intercooler)
BSH Throttle pipe
GFB diverter valve

Exhaust:
SPM Catted DP
Milltek 2.75" non resonated catback

Boltons/other:
Fluidampr
R8 coils
HP24 spark plugs
Fuel filter upgrade
Magnetic drain plug
Remove hood blanket (for such boost noise!)
Treadstone MAF airflow straightener
PTP Lavaflow downpipe/turbo hot side wrap
DEI gold wrap around intake
Vibrant 7192 resonator (removed)
APR RSC Catback (removed)
034 Catch can setup w/ africa plate

Water/meth:
2.5 Gallon trunk mounted tank
220 PSI Snow pump
Integrated engineering throttle plate
BSH Throttle pipe
2x225ml SNOW nozzles
Snow MAFU controller
Monitored on EONON radio w/ torque app

Brakes:
Stoptech pads, R1 concept rotors
Braided brake lines
Tyrolsport brake stiffening kit

Drivetrain:
APR DSG Tune
034 Engine mounts
HPA Dogbone mount
Tyrolsport deadset front subframe kit
B-cool 'Coolflow' filter housing

Suspension:
VWR Springs
H&R 24MM Rear sway bar
Meyle sway bar endlinks (heavy duty)
KMD Tuning front stress bar
Powerflex antilift front kit
Aurora spherical control arm bushings and toe arms
Unibrace (main underbody brace) (removed)

Wheels:
2016 golf R wheels, center spokes wrapped
Michelin pilot super sports
(removed) Nitto NT555 G2 tires

Interior:
Braum BRR1 street/track front seats, black leather/red accents
Rear Leather GTI seat swap, restitch accent threads in red
redlinegoods alacantara shift boot w/ red stitch
redlinegoods alacantara e-brake handle w/ red stitch
Jetta GLI e-brake BOOT (leather w/ red stitch over the plastic 'boot'
BFI DSG Knob (red leather)
Manual boot conversion
Double Apex USB Charger port
EANON radio
(Removed) Upgraded OEM radio to RCD-510
Carbon fiber trim pieces
'GTI' seat emblems for handles
New floormats
MOJO Mats
Red LED floor 'ambience lighting'
Paddleshifter extentions
LEDs everywhere
Redlinegoods leather armrest
Sound deadening where needed
USB port
Vent mounted boost gauge
APR steering wheel badge
Handmade leather wrap/red stitch shifter console surround

Exterior:
Euro front lip, colormatched
DutchParts front splitter
Maxton designs golf R side skirt extensions/splitters
Maxton designs rear spoiler extension
Wrap lower grille surround from grey to white
Golf R sideskirts
Remove splashgaurds
Paint lower grille and foglight grills
New foglights, tinted
3000K fog bulbs
R20 led headlights
5500K hid kit
PS24Y switchback turn signal bulbs
LED R20 tail lights
Smoked side markers
Black VW badges
debage 'gti' emblems
Carbon fiber license plate frame
LED license plate lights
30% window tint
Full polish/paint correction
Rear wiper delete
Towhook license plate bracket
Golf TDI skidtray/aero plate (for full font subframe coverage and air scoop to cool turbo)
G2-Paint kit to repaint red calipers

Weight loss:
Deka ETX16L battery (~40lbs stock to ~6lbs now!)
Remove spare tire, replace with inflator and plugs
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Hey all!

Some of you may know me already, I'm Adam from the Chicago area.

In the midst of trying to save for a house (Which seems more impossible all the time these days!) I have decided to 'downgrade' my prized ride.

Had to say goodbye to my MK7 SE 6MT today...

Was APR 1 with intake exhaust, fluidampr, headlights taillights yadda yadda. Great car! Miss it already.

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Went right from selling it to a guy from MN to being picked up by our buddy Jay745 who was kind enough to give me a ride to inspect a K04 car...

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It was in a minor accident that damaged the rear door and panel which was repaired semi decently. It has 40k miles and runs/drives amazingly! I got it for a STEAL and it has the following mods:

APR K04 kit
SPM Catted DP
Full unitronic intake
Rev9 intercooler
Stoptech pads, R1 concept rotors
Upgraded pancake pipe
GFB DV+
4 tune flashes
DSG tune
R8 Coils
034 Engine mounts
HPA Dogbone

Think thats it! Pulls right in line with the tuned MK7 but the tighter gears feel STRONG!

So really not much of a downgrade, and gotta say this thing rides a LOT nicer than the MK7 haha. Needs a bit of TLC

Mods I currently want to do: (mostly cosmetics at this point)
R20 headlights
LED tails
Badges
Probly wheels
Meth kit
Leather seats
RNS510 radio
Front lip

I am a modder so this car will continue to be modded even though the engines already there haha. Suspension stuff maybe we will see.

Anyway thats it for now! Thanks for reading.

Last edited by riceburner; 05-02-2018 at 02:27 AM.
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