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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Today, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By Gti jake
I believe itís part of the airbag

I believe itís part of the airbag
Forum: Golf R Discussions Today, 04:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 282
Posted By Gti jake
Iím just waiting for mine to go, build date is...

Iím just waiting for mine to go, build date is late 2015 and I took delivery in December Ď15.

Tested it about a month ago and sheís still good so weíll see lol
Forum: Engine and Exhaust Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Gti jake
If you wanna stop by in your travels I install a...

If you wanna stop by in your travels I install a lot of these (well, usually 3Ē 17950)

https://preview.ibb.co/hSSyfz/517_F178_D_F9_C2_43_F8_8_EB9_C6_FAF8_EF58_E3.jpg (https://ibb.co/kHC9ne)...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 46,427
Posted By Gti jake
Even given the issues some have had Iíd still...

Even given the issues some have had Iíd still suggest DKM over SBC any day.

Iím my experience Southbend has a terrible reputation with diesel trucks and the mk6 platform when it was new. 3 of 3...
Forum: Golf R Discussions Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By Gti jake
Thatís also not how that works either ...

Thatís also not how that works either

https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7492
Forum: Golf R Discussions Yesterday, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By Gti jake
This is incorrect. Running a downpipe cannot...

This is incorrect.

Running a downpipe cannot effect the turbo in any negative way...the boost is controlled very precisely by the ECU via the DV and EWG. The ECU also has a very wide range of...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 46,427
Posted By Gti jake
Another customer of mine (Shaggz) had some of the...

Another customer of mine (Shaggz) had some of the same issues recently after we both made several passes at Zmax. I recommend a brake fluid flush and change and it resolved it completely. Zero issues...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-16-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,414
Posted By Gti jake
Main two reasons are Iím APR tuned and donít...

Main two reasons are Iím APR tuned and donít wanna just flush that $1000 by switching to another tuner and the wife isnít on board.

If it was a weekend car she wouldnít care about going big turbo,...
Forum: Golf R Discussions 08-16-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,734
Posted By Gti jake
Thereís nothing to keep the film from getting...

Thereís nothing to keep the film from getting discolored (yellow) or scratches in the film itself.

Properly applied ceramic coating is amazing, just hose the car off and it looks like it was just...
Forum: Golf R Discussions 08-16-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,734
Posted By Gti jake
One suggestion to consider before adding power is...

One suggestion to consider before adding power is a ceramic coating to protect the paint. Especially if you donít have a garage to protect it itíll be worth the investment (I wish I wouldíve done...
Forum: Golf R Discussions 08-16-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,734
Posted By Gti jake
Congrats on the new ride, awesome color! Iíd also...

Congrats on the new ride, awesome color! Iíd also be looking to swap to lighter 18Ē wheels, the OEM 19s arenít my taste either.

An intercooler upgrade is always a good idea when adding any extra...
Forum: Engine and Exhaust 08-16-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By Gti jake
Pmíd

Pmíd
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-16-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,414
Posted By Gti jake
You don’t need either, they just want to sell...

You don’t need either, they just want to sell them to you


For what it’s worth Boss 500 is my recommendation, although I’ll probably never go BT
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-16-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By Gti jake
Canít even get a decent wrap for that, 2.5k isnít...

Canít even get a decent wrap for that, 2.5k isnít bad for all those looking for something different
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-16-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Gti jake
You couldnít have typed that any more...

You couldnít have typed that any more confusingly, but the OEM CBE is about 2.5Ē. Itís actually just a hair larger, but thatís just because VW likes to be difficult lol

The OEM downpipe is also...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-15-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 43,284
Posted By Gti jake
Iíve kicked the idea around, my only issue is to...

Iíve kicked the idea around, my only issue is to build an air box Iíd be happy with Iíd need the sheet metal tools we have at work (my real job), and I donít wanna mix side work with my career

I...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-15-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By Gti jake
I had a muffler delete before I added my catted...

I had a muffler delete before I added my catted downpipe way back when.

It was embarrassingly loud and sounded like a Honda with an open header out of boost.

I literally ordered everything to...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 08-15-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 117
Posted By Gti jake
Location? Edit, nvm VA

Location?

Edit, nvm VA
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-15-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By Gti jake
Yes lol, itíll rattle your teeth out. If...

Yes lol, itíll rattle your teeth out.

If they do they should really re think it. Iíd wanna wear a paper bag over my head due to everything in the entire car rattling like a Ď93 Honda with six 10Ē...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-15-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By Gti jake
Vibrant 17950 A guy on IG asked this exact...

Vibrant 17950

A guy on IG asked this exact question (downpipe and muffler delete)

He followed my advice and went with a Vibrant 17950 and loves it, although with your idea of dumping under the...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-15-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 43,284
Posted By Gti jake
Wrapped up the Buick GS project, lots of work. 8...

Wrapped up the Buick GS project, lots of work. 8 hours of fabrication, but it came out exactly how I wanted and the owner is happy :cool:
...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,255
Posted By Gti jake
https://preview.ibb.co/efNZVp/5_CB52_DCD_E674_496_...

https://preview.ibb.co/efNZVp/5_CB52_DCD_E674_496_E_9_DB6_12462520965_F.jpg (https://ibb.co/ccvA39)
https://preview.ibb.co/i87OO9/75_DA9_C4_E_8152_4278_ABD4_FA0187104_C0_F.jpg...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,255
Posted By Gti jake
Received! Iíll order everything tonight, gotta...

Received! Iíll order everything tonight, gotta wrap up this Regal GS hard piping https://preview.ibb.co/itRsi9/DFDB6_A4_A_9055_4864_ACC6_3_D950962_A059.jpg (https://ibb.co/cUMQ39)...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,255
Posted By Gti jake
Definitely worth the work, sounds awesome!

Definitely worth the work, sounds awesome!
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-14-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,255
Posted By Gti jake
No problem haha, it happens more than youíd think

No problem haha, it happens more than youíd think
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