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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 02-05-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
Didn't touch a thing. JB4, downpipe, boost gauge...

Didn't touch a thing. JB4, downpipe, boost gauge installed w/ manifold tap, engine/transmission mounts, left it all on.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-07-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
To close this out - Burlington VW just dropped...

To close this out - Burlington VW just dropped off my car curbside at my work. Nice older gentleman hopped in the loaner Passat and drove off into the sunset. New thermostat and water pump and all it...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-04-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
Yep, both covered under powertrain. I'm at 46k...

Yep, both covered under powertrain. I'm at 46k so well beyond bumper-to-bumper.

I think the replacement water pump is a preventative measure; I guess one could play devil's advocate and say that...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-04-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
Wolfsburg Edition Passat is a cushy loaner...

Wolfsburg Edition Passat is a cushy loaner vehicle....Burlington VW has two huge thumbs up from me so far. Service Manager is going to give me a ring tomorrow when the work's done so we can figure...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-04-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
Update - sitting at Burlington VW now and was...

Update - sitting at Burlington VW now and was just informed it’s the thermostat housing that’s leaking. However, they recommended they just go ahead and replace water pump as well while they’re in...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-03-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160926/3853146dd...

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160926/3853146dddb30c677eca45c2372fd69a.jpg

Found this image on another thread...that's about where my level is now, perhaps a hair lower.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-03-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
Thanks Diggs. Was thinking distilled water but...

Thanks Diggs. Was thinking distilled water but wasn't sure if that was my best option.

Should I just take it to Min or fully top off with distilled? It's probably an inch below Min marking.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-03-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
What should I top off with for the drive tomorrow...

What should I top off with for the drive tomorrow morning? Taking it to Burlington VW to hopefully get this all sorted. Reservoir is below the Min marking so I need to get something in there. ...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-02-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
I did install mounts myself, but that was every...

I did install mounts myself, but that was every bit of...six months ago? Or longer? If I messed something up catastrophically during install, which it seems was the case with the thread you linked,...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-02-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
I don't want anyone to think I'm not prepared to...

I don't want anyone to think I'm not prepared to pay to play - while I'd MUCH prefer to have this covered under warranty, if I have to shell out of pocket for this fix then it is what it is.

Not...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-02-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
Really appreciate everyone's help - thinking of...

Really appreciate everyone's help - thinking of topping off with VW-approved coolant (and saving receipt) and scheduling an appointment at local VW place recommended earlier.

What's the worst-case...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-02-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
Thanks guys - am I ok to top off and drive for a...

Thanks guys - am I ok to top off and drive for a few days so long as I keep my eye on it during the interim?

And thoughts on mods to pull? Just JB4 or do you think I'm going to have to do a total...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-01-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,912
Posted By afman916
Coolant Leak Questions

Iíll keep this short as Iím just trying to get some opinions on diagnosis and next steps for the situation Iím in...

Driving around Saturday and hear ominous chime accompanied by Coolant Low...
Forum: Infotainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics) 10-04-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By afman916
Great, thanks man. Yeah I didn't word my title...

Great, thanks man. Yeah I didn't word my title the best - I meant upgrading FROM the MB2. I'll revise accordingly.

So if I wanted to go with the "older" 8" screen - about how much would it cost...
Forum: Infotainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics) 10-04-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By afman916
2016 SE Head Unit Upgrade

So I've been kicking around the idea of upgrading the head unit (or interface, whatever it's called these days) in my 2016 SE. From what I can gather reading posts, I have two options:

Upgrade to...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-30-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 65,086
Posted By afman916
Got it - thanks. Fun idea while it lasted haha.

Got it - thanks. Fun idea while it lasted haha.
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-30-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 65,086
Posted By afman916
When you say I can buy all the parts, do you mean...

When you say I can buy all the parts, do you mean for a pseudo-DIY build? Buy the parts, assemble myself, send off for balancing? Or more buy the parts and send off along with my blown turbo to have...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-29-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 65,086
Posted By afman916
Is there a comprehensive list anywhere of shops...

Is there a comprehensive list anywhere of shops doing hybrid IS20s? Read that GPOP (reputation notwithstanding) is no longer doing them, heard something about Revolution Turbo offering an IS38 wheel...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-29-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 164,182
Posted By afman916
So I’ll finally be installing this tomorrow and...

So I’ll finally be installing this tomorrow and went and picked up hardware from Lowe’s last night. Unfortunately they only had M5x12 and M6x12 (and I’ll be using the 2” mending plate); will the...
Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-11-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,752
Posted By afman916
What? No, say it ain't so! I was a month or two...

What? No, say it ain't so! I was a month or two away from doing the same...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-26-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 65,086
Posted By afman916
Seriously considering GPOP hybrid in the near...

Seriously considering GPOP hybrid in the near future...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-23-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,025
Posted By afman916
Okkkkk so maybe protune and meticulous...

Okkkkk so maybe protune and meticulous maintenance (along with some finger-crossing) should be in the cards...

What I really want to do is just grab the hybrid IS20 and protune at the same time...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-23-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,561
Views: 671,431
Posted By afman916
Will do, thanks man! I'll report back with some...

Will do, thanks man! I'll report back with some logs this weekend.
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-23-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,561
Views: 671,431
Posted By afman916
Agreed. Diggs, I was going to do some...

Agreed.

Diggs, I was going to do some messing around with Map 6 this weekend, but don't really know if I stand to gain much from Map 2. What possible suggestions would you have given my setup...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-23-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,025
Posted By afman916
Thanks Hoon - the smoother delivery and potential...

Thanks Hoon - the smoother delivery and potential for some better pull lower in the RPM range is really what I'm after.

Although you do bring up a good point on warranty...I waver on that. I'm at...
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