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dtfd

Autocross Champion
Location
Massachusetts
Car(s)
MK7.5 GTI
Ganged up with @Acadia18, @dtfd and @uglybastard to finally slap in the FMICView attachment 255000
If it helps you weren't the only one with a boost leak today. turbo muffler delete decided to bite me in the ass on the way home. It's gudntight now with a t-clamp ordered and on the way.

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Acadia18

Autocross Champion
Location
Rhode Island
Car(s)
2017 VW Golf R
If it helps you weren't the only one with a boost leak today. turbo muffler delete decided to bite me in the ass on the way home. It's gudntight now with a t-clamp ordered and on the way.

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It'll be my turn next, I'll let you know what hose pops for me tomorrow...
 

swcrow

Autocross Champion
Location
Virginia
Car(s)
7.5
Dropped her off for the water pump recall
 

swcrow

Autocross Champion
Location
Virginia
Car(s)
7.5
Recall? I thought the case was being decided on until October?
Ahhh…. Correction for me then…. Bought mine in 2018 so still under factory warranty technically.

Good correction
 

JTM88

Drag Racing Champion
Location
Richmond, TX
Car(s)
2016 GTI

swcrow

Autocross Champion
Location
Virginia
Car(s)
7.5
Buddy doing the water pump replacement under warranty ….gave me an awesome shot of how 28k of being EQT tuned valves look
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GTI Jake

Autocross Champion
Location
Charlotte, NC
So is it a cool car? Seems like a pile of cash went into it.

RB25 & the rest of the RB family are definitely in the top 5 best sounding engine contention.

He’s about $18,000 into the build last we added it up, not including the purchase price of the car. It’s running a stand alone ECU, Australian, Japanese & American made parts throughout. No expense spared in making it a reliable turn key car he can drive anywhere

I’m definitely a fan of it, as are most everyone who come across it (even though not everyone knows what it is since they were never sold in the US, and it’s RHD shipped over from Japan).

With the current set up it’ll make 500whp with a extra 100-150whp worth of headroom in the entire set up if he ever decides to do internals. Car seat in the back for his five month old daughter & wife to enjoy it with him.

Not for everyone, but short of it being a GTR (which wouldn’t be four door & practical with a family) we built his dream car. It’s not a daily, but it could be and not many 500whp 25+ year old cars can make that claim.
 

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swcrow

Autocross Champion
Location
Virginia
Car(s)
7.5
Even did the trim recall…. Nice
 
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