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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Today, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By tigeo
I am still floored that you can't tell it's tuned...

I am still floored that you can't tell it's tuned adding that much power? Should be wildly different.
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Today, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By tigeo
The fuel you are using has zero to do with this...

The fuel you are using has zero to do with this issue...it's related to the oil and how much of it volatizes and is introduced back through the PCV system caking the valves b/c they get no fuel...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Today, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 314
Posted By tigeo
I never buy them. There has never been a time in...

I never buy them. There has never been a time in my 30 years of car ownership that I said "DANG....WISH I HAD THE WARRANTY". The math will show you are better off saving that up-front money (or in...
Forum: Member Car Journals Today, 03:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,708
Posted By tigeo
Here you go. Not my doing...I found this on...

Here you go. Not my doing...I found this on Reddit from a fella there so not taking credit but it works:

https://youtu.be/YDdOhgHsyYM
...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 606
Posted By tigeo
Buyer beware. Get it in writing. Kind of a mess...

Buyer beware. Get it in writing. Kind of a mess really but only would be an issue on CPO and v. low mileage newer cars that still have factory warranty.

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Forum: Member Car Journals 10-13-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,708
Posted By tigeo
I finally took the plunge and upgraded my 2018...

I finally took the plunge and upgraded my 2018 GSW S 4Mo DSG to the IS20 (used rev. L w/~5K I paid $350 for locally) with supporting Stage 2 ECU/TCU software from Unitronic as well as a Unitronic...
Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-13-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By tigeo
Unitronic Stage 2 IS20 complete

I finally took the plunge and upgraded my 2018 GSW S 4Mo DSG to the IS20 (used rev. L w/~5K I paid $350 for locally) with supporting Stage 2 ECU/TCU software from Unitronic as well as a Unitronic...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-13-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 20,991
Views: 3,759,202
Posted By tigeo
OE LEDs on my Atlas are in a reflector-type...

OE LEDs on my Atlas are in a reflector-type housing...just needs to be designed for it.

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Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 10-12-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,398
Posted By tigeo
Unitronic Stage 2 IS20. Sent from my...

Unitronic Stage 2 IS20.

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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-12-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20,991
Views: 3,759,202
Posted By tigeo
Great! Sent from my SM-G973U using Tapatalk

Great!

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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-12-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20,991
Views: 3,759,202
Posted By tigeo
Unitronic Stage 2 IS20 and Unitronic DP on the...

Unitronic Stage 2 IS20 and Unitronic DP on the GSW.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191012/213f3ed1569a4b4d58f7bcb02a32c2dc.jpg

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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By tigeo
I flashed my car and it was tuned the minute I...

I flashed my car and it was tuned the minute I started it. It didn't take 100 miles or whatever crap I've read. Sure, some minor bits may settle in but that's not going to take long and it's not...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By tigeo
Exactly - the addition of a DP isn't going to be...

Exactly - the addition of a DP isn't going to be a massive of a gain from Stage 1 to 2 as stock to Stage 1.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By tigeo
Yes, he states it was stock w/DP. The Uni tune...

Yes, he states it was stock w/DP. The Uni tune will be full-on the minute you start it - the notion of the ECU learning and taking a while is just rubbish. When I flashed my GSW with Uni's Stage...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,854
Posted By tigeo
100% correct.

100% correct.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By tigeo
No way - he may have had a little extra at stock...

No way - he may have had a little extra at stock tune and a DP but not much. Now, I was thinking he may have not typed the OP correctly and was Stage 1 with a DP and then moved to Stage 2. In that...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,854
Posted By tigeo
And as I said above, good luck with that when you...

And as I said above, good luck with that when you bring your tuned car in for a new turbo. I suggest everyone watch the following:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW25ZxVPqxg&t=530s

The MM is...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,036
Posted By tigeo
Huh? It's adding over 100hp/~60% increase in...

Huh? It's adding over 100hp/~60% increase in power. Something isn't right if you don't notice that.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,854
Posted By tigeo
I think you misunderstood my post. Yes, I...

I think you misunderstood my post. Yes, I understand how warranty work works. What I was trying to convey is that often in these posts, there is the notion by owners/posters that VW (VW, not the...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 593,118
Posted By tigeo
The CTS TIP is fine for what it costs (especially...

The CTS TIP is fine for what it costs (especially on sale). Mine had some imperfections but is just fine in that application.

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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,854
Posted By tigeo
They can actually do whatever they want and you...

They can actually do whatever they want and you can take them to court and lose.

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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,854
Posted By tigeo
Wisdom. I am tuned and had a recirc door motor...

Wisdom. I am tuned and had a recirc door motor replaced under warranty. I should see if I have a TD1 flag on my VIN next time I'm at the dealer..curious if they scanned it when it was in for that. ...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By tigeo
The manufacturer didn't think it was...

The manufacturer didn't think it was fragile...they pester you about an extended warranty because they know the data show that it's far more likely that the amount you paid for it will far exceed...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By tigeo
No clue on the misfire but never keeping a car...

No clue on the misfire but never keeping a car out of warranty? The math on some of the finacial advice here is staggering. My rules of car ownership: buy them, pay them off, and drive them. ...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-29-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 593,118
Posted By tigeo
7.5k oil changes. UOAs show it's just fine to...

7.5k oil changes. UOAs show it's just fine to push over 9k.

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