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Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 02:34 PM
Replies: 307
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Posted By Gti jake
two resonators don't really double the effects of...

two resonators don't really double the effects of having one so if it is any louder it'll be minimal.

I don't have DSG so I can't say for sure, but I think the stock muffler keeps DSG farts in...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By Gti jake
Glad I could help :rolleyes: If the install...

Glad I could help :rolleyes:

If the install started your noise it's not the subframe. But just for peace of mind look at the outside edges of where the subframe meets the unibody. The paint will...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Today, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Gti jake
The ECU tune has nothing to do with the TCU or...

The ECU tune has nothing to do with the TCU or DSG, other than obviously making way more power than stock is gonna put more stress on the driveline.

Sorry about your luck, but APR isn't...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 25,256
Posted By Gti jake
End result would be almost identical provided...

End result would be almost identical provided whoever welds on the 17950 does a good job.

I'm tempted to buy a few Rev 9 dp to add a cat and sell lol it's an hour job taking your time (I added a...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 05:51 AM
Replies: 307
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Posted By Gti jake
Everyone who's installed just the 17930 in place...

Everyone who's installed just the 17930 in place of the stock unit reported it was slightly quiter afterwards. Further up in this thread there's a few reviews of it

All resonators are straight...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 05:17 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 25,256
Posted By Gti jake
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Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 05:15 AM
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Views: 25,256
Posted By Gti jake
stock muffler? it will be great.[/QUOTE] ...

stock muffler? it will be great.[/QUOTE]

Sorry the "awaiting instructions" threw me off, I'd always suggest skipping the resonator on any dp in favor of a 17930 or 17950 in the stock location
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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Today, 03:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,549
Posted By Gti jake
If you hit anything that hard the car would be...

If you hit anything that hard the car would be totaled. Hitting "normal" road hazards would just lift the car a little and sound terrible. Maybe scuff the pan. A solid enough hit to do the kinda...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,448
Posted By Gti jake
I just clipped a Thule fairing on my Oem mk6...

I just clipped a Thule fairing on my Oem mk6 rack, it's not much different than mk7.

Honestly I'd suggest buying any rack but oem tho. My rhino rack is much quiter and everything actually fits it....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,549
Posted By Gti jake
This ^ You don't paint stainless...

This ^



You don't paint stainless steel...or titanium, or in most cases aluminum. Would you buy AWE TBE and spray paint it black? No. Because it's 304L, TIG welded, and the heat discoloration...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Yesterday, 05:35 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 25,256
Posted By Gti jake
Anyone who uses "custom" to describe anything is...

Anyone who uses "custom" to describe anything is a tool...case and point

Also, IE doesn't make a FMIC for your car...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Yesterday, 03:31 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 25,256
Posted By Gti jake
Yeah exactly, it takes the biggest Vibrant to...

Yeah exactly, it takes the biggest Vibrant to tame our drone

The track exhaust you'll be replacing straight 3" tubing so you'll just need to make to cuts and have it welded in.




I'd just...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-16-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By Gti jake
I've seen two good reviews here, don't have time...

I've seen two good reviews here, don't have time to dig for them now
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-16-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,106
Posted By Gti jake
A little goes a long way. I de-badged my side and...

A little goes a long way. I de-badged my side and hatch emblems, lowered slightly and added wheel spacers, window tint, exhaust, roof rack most of the time (compliments a hatchback IMO, plus I haul a...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-16-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,549
Posted By Gti jake
Idk why anyone would ever buy a cast aluminum oil...

Idk why anyone would ever buy a cast aluminum oil pan...even less safe than plastic.

The ECS one looks like what you'd get from a professional fabrication shop...because ECS outsourced it to...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-16-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,106
Posted By Gti jake
This. If I didn't need a four door I'd be saving...

This. If I didn't need a four door I'd be saving for it to be my next daily

As for the gti sporty or not I'd say that's a big no in stock form. If you're willing to mod it can look and be much...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-16-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By Gti jake
Awesome, I can't wait to get mine

Awesome, I can't wait to get mine
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-16-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 25,256
Posted By Gti jake
Yes, but you'll want the Vibrant 17950 (3" to...

Yes, but you'll want the Vibrant 17950 (3" to match your AWE)

It's so similar to AWE resonator that it kinda makes me wonder if they just re labeled a Vibrant and sold it as their own. But, they...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-16-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By Gti jake
You guys both missed the point big time. Allowing...

You guys both missed the point big time. Allowing the car to roll slight is what allows it to un bind. The hills are your friend. Engage smoothly.

It literally only takes a few inches. The gears...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-16-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,549
Posted By Gti jake
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-assembled-by-ecs-parts...

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-assembled-by-ecs-parts/steel-oil-pan-kit/018573ecs01kt1/

^^^^^ only one I'd consider ^^^^^^

Stamped steel is plenty strong and priced well (under $80). Most OEM...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-16-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 25,256
Posted By Gti jake
No resonated dp is good or effective at canceling...

No resonated dp is good or effective at canceling drone.

Get a catted dp and replace the stock resonator with a Vibrant 17930.

I'd also suggest selling the CSS muffler and putting the stock...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-15-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,719
Posted By Gti jake
All three BFI stage two mounts on my last two...

All three BFI stage two mounts on my last two GTI. Mk6 & mk7 over 40,000 miles each with drag racing and auto x. Zero wheel hop, zero regrets
Forum: Southeast 12-14-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 28,636
Posted By Gti jake
If you're up for a little drive I do spring...

If you're up for a little drive I do spring installs. $160, Clover SC

I've done a few dozen spring and coilover installs, aircraft mechanic for a major airline as my day job (night shift)
Forum: Great Lakes 12-14-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Gti jake
I took my truck to Twisted Innovations a while...

I took my truck to Twisted Innovations a while ago, like 2007. Not sure exactly where you're located tho.

Also dyno'd my mk6 GTI at a shop in Youngstown, but they since got a new set up that reads...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-14-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11,778
Views: 1,897,297
Posted By Gti jake
No texting and driving but I do love these tires....

No texting and driving but I do love these tires. Can't comment on 120mph with these, Ik the stock junk was still sub par at 160 tho lol

I don't get to drive by myself much, and even less on the...
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