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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-08-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By 20ls01
All cars have rattles..its hard to believe your...

All cars have rattles..its hard to believe your mercedes and infiniti does not.

my 2018 on the rare occasion has a rattle. It doesn't bother me. You'll soon get the armrest rattle. Just remove the...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-06-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By 20ls01
What? How can you break an engine by gently...

What? How can you break an engine by gently inserting a plastic funnel in the oil filler hole? The oil filler opening is plastic (our valve covers are plastic)..no metal parts that i am aware of...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-06-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By 20ls01
Mk7 oil funnel hack!

I did my first oil change a month ago and notice a standard size oil funnel does fit securely in the oil fill hole. I used a smaller funnel but it took forever to fill 6 quarts.
I thought of this...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-05-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By 20ls01
Its really weird. Most tanks, the computer reads...

Its really weird. Most tanks, the computer reads 2-3 mpg higher but its been spot on sometimes.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-03-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By 20ls01
I bought powerstop z23 for the front brakes of my...

I bought powerstop z23 for the front brakes of my GTI. I had clunking noise if i braked in reversed and then in forward motion. I swapped back into oem pads and no more noise...

yikes..are we...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-25-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 875
Posted By 20ls01
I do not believe the ac unit needs to be turned...

I do not believe the ac unit needs to be turned on every once in a while. My old car (2001 integra) is still on it's original AC unit. I used the AC only in summer and even then, I barely used it. No...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-25-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 875
Posted By 20ls01
Mine turns on when i hit the re-circulate button....

Mine turns on when i hit the re-circulate button. This is really really annoying...and creates unnecessary wear on the ac system.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-24-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,121
Posted By 20ls01
Look into KW street comfort coilovers. I havent...

Look into KW street comfort coilovers. I havent gotten around to install it yet.
this video sold me on it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJDa7p1wb1g
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-22-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By 20ls01
Dont worry about it. Engines are broken in before...

Dont worry about it. Engines are broken in before it gets to the dealer. Just gradually utilize the full rpm range.

My own method was to let it see 1000-1500 more rpm each 100 miles added until...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-17-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By 20ls01
my 2018 SE does not auto rev match...

my 2018 SE does not auto rev match...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-16-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,264
Posted By 20ls01
ask for extended warranty and other incentives if...

ask for extended warranty and other incentives if all they will do is give you a new engine
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-11-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 967
Posted By 20ls01
I just put in a eibach 25mm hollow on my 2018 gti...

I just put in a eibach 25mm hollow on my 2018 gti se. Awesome upgrade over stock...super happy with it.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-10-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,792
Posted By 20ls01
Hard to describe but its just typical break-in...

Hard to describe but its just typical break-in smell. If i had to describe it, it would be a combination of plastics/rubber/metals heating up. The smell is lessening now but still present even after...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-10-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,792
Posted By 20ls01
4k miles and 5 months later, i still smell...

4k miles and 5 months later, i still smell drivetrain smells on mine. I actually made a thread about this.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-10-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,792
Posted By 20ls01
let it bake in the sun with the sunroof and a...

let it bake in the sun with the sunroof and a window or two cracked open. The oils/chemicals will slowly evaporate. This smell will last if you leave it in a covered garage.

i have a 2018 GTI...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-10-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By 20ls01
I installed a rsb bar recently using stock...

I installed a rsb bar recently using stock endlinks. It was quiet for the first 20 miles and then i heard a knock when i went up my driveway. The endlink nut that connected to the swaybar had...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-09-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 16,086
Posted By 20ls01
in for OP's update :)

in for OP's update :)
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-04-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By 20ls01
I forgot about this thread. Since then I have...

I forgot about this thread. Since then I have wrapped the front emblem with 3m scotchgard clear bra. It does not interfere at all with the front collision sensor.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-02-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,681
Posted By 20ls01
I bought an injen open intake. Turbo sound is...

I bought an injen open intake.
Turbo sound is very audible. I feel no gains whatsoever and i expected that. No loss of power either. MPG is slightly better.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-26-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,843
Posted By 20ls01
Could have some suspension damage as u can see...

Could have some suspension damage as u can see inner tire wear.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-26-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By 20ls01
You are wrong. Have you actually tried this...

You are wrong.

Have you actually tried this or just read online that you should always change your oil hot because oil flows better when hot?

My last 3 cars has always drained 1/4-1/5 quart...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-25-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By 20ls01
I actually do my oil changes when the engine has...

I actually do my oil changes when the engine has been sitting overnight or at least a few hours after it was last turned on. I've always done this on my last 3 cars and have noticed MORE measurable...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-24-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By 20ls01
First oil change - took 6.5 quarts!

Did my first oil change at 3600 miles(didnt burn a drop btw). I was pleasantly surprised that over 6 quarts of oil drained and it took 6.5 quarts to fill up to the top. The user manual says it takes...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-21-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By 20ls01
I bought an injen intake for my 18 gti a week...

I bought an injen intake for my 18 gti a week ago. Turbo spool noise is very audible and gives off a nice blowoff noise. New CA cars don't need to smog for i think 6 years so you wont have to worry...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-07-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By 20ls01
Im going to be lowering my GTI on KW street...

Im going to be lowering my GTI on KW street comforts in the next month or so and would love an alignment spec that's good for spirited driving and tire longevity. Do you know what would be a good...
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