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Forum: Wheels + Tires Yesterday, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By GolfWang
Are they powdercoated? Where are you located? ...

Are they powdercoated? Where are you located?


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Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By GolfWang
This is a very good point. And I'd note that the...

This is a very good point. And I'd note that the APR+ tune for the IS12 1.8's is about the same power output as the IS20 2.0's stock. Since the IS20 cars are also tuned for regular, maybe it truly is...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-14-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By GolfWang
Sounds like a rich kid whose parents bought him a...

Sounds like a rich kid whose parents bought him a fast car
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-14-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By GolfWang
Welcome back to the gang. What did you stray from...

Welcome back to the gang. What did you stray from the course with? And do you think you'll stay with this one/continue in the family? (Golf Family/Audi MQB) ?

Also yeah that white silver is so...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-14-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,240
Posted By GolfWang
08 MK5 Jetta, 6-speed torque converter auto....

08 MK5 Jetta, 6-speed torque converter auto. First car. Loved that thing to death, then my older sister wrecked it.

2011 Jetta SE, 6-speed torque converter auto (same as above, HORRIBLE...
Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By GolfWang
This guy makes a very good point.

This guy makes a very good point.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-14-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15,035
Views: 2,697,337
Posted By GolfWang
dude. I like your style.

dude. I like your style.
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By GolfWang
Yes. The reason is that running the turbo super...

Yes. The reason is that running the turbo super hard in the first half of the band heats it up so that towards the end the heat outweighs the extra boost being made, so you get the power in the...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-14-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 132,064
Posted By GolfWang
Up to you. Since your tires are not too different...

Up to you. Since your tires are not too different in overall size, you could do fine leaving it at oem spec (37 psi). If you want more grip, less treadlife, and worse gas mileage, and a more...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-14-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By GolfWang
You don't even need to talk to a lawyer. Just...

You don't even need to talk to a lawyer. Just open up a case with VWoA Customer Care and inquire about a buyback/new vehicle replacement. It might help to do the research on lemon laws in your state...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-14-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,040
Posted By GolfWang
Yeah, the Firehawk Indy 500's are basically "the...

Yeah, the Firehawk Indy 500's are basically "the GTI of summer performance tires" lololol
Forum: Golf R Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By GolfWang
this. Stage 1/2 engine/trans mounts, + a dogbone...

this. Stage 1/2 engine/trans mounts, + a dogbone insert and/or a stabilizer bar


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Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By GolfWang
Well the thing is you can still do an 87 octane...

Well the thing is you can still do an 87 octane tune and enjoy gains, but you should STILL use 91+ octane. LSPI is a condition that can occur in forced induction (turbo/supercharged) engines that...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-14-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By GolfWang
Thanks Sandman. I think I'm getting these. ...

Thanks Sandman. I think I'm getting these.

Edit: No, I'm not. I have the Sumitomos, and I think they're trash. If the Firehawks are in the same class, then they're not enough of an improvement for...
Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By GolfWang
But the wife wants a bigger turbo? It's...

But the wife wants a bigger turbo?

It's pretty simple: Either get the 87 octane tune from APR and run 87 octane, or get an IS20 and run premium. you can't really have your cake and eat it too when...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 08-14-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,935
Posted By GolfWang
North Jersey? South Jersey? ~Central Jersey?:cool:

North Jersey? South Jersey? ~Central Jersey?:cool:
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 08-14-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,935
Posted By GolfWang
IT QA/Software Testing/Application Support for...

IT QA/Software Testing/Application Support for Wawa Inc out of Philadelphia. If anyone in the area knows of any openings in similar roles, please let me know! I've been interning since January,...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-13-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By GolfWang
Uni has better service than APR. APR is a massive...

Uni has better service than APR. APR is a massive giant that doesn't give a shit about you. Unitronic is the underdog that has to care about their customers to give them a reason to come to them...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-10-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By GolfWang
I did 034 engine/trans + APR Steel Insert and the...

I did 034 engine/trans + APR Steel Insert and the vibrations from the APR were pretty miserable for 500 miles. at 1.2K miles since install, and I would describe vibrations as what would be OEM for,...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-10-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By GolfWang
They're shot from the factory. Sent from...

They're shot from the factory.


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Forum: Rocky Mountains / Great Plains 08-10-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 81,277
Posted By GolfWang
Are you talking about independence pass? If you...

Are you talking about independence pass? If you didn't check that on your way, I strongly suggest it. In 2016 I drove my car from Philly to Denver and visited friends in Aspen. They told me to return...
Forum: Cars for Sale 08-10-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By GolfWang
I get what you're saying, but if I could afford a...

I get what you're saying, but if I could afford a new car right now I would buy this.


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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-10-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,426
Posted By GolfWang
This. Because it's not a Honda or Toyota, and...

This. Because it's not a Honda or Toyota, and becauss it IS a VW. Americans have very poor perceptions of VW. I'm not sure they'll ever get to recoup their brand image. Based on the sales figures for...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-10-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 132,064
Posted By GolfWang
1) like diggs said, this is a common VW problem,...

1) like diggs said, this is a common VW problem, not just for MK7 GTIs. happened on my MK6 Jetta, sometimes happens on my GTI.

2) the rear windows dont roll up faster, they just have less to roll....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,847
Posted By GolfWang
No. I don't remember what the MT MK7's are rated...

No. I don't remember what the MT MK7's are rated compared to the DSG MK7's, but I know the MT MK6 was 21/31 EPA MPG, while the DSG was 24/32. My MT MK6 got closer to 27/33.

My DSG MK7 gets worse...
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