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Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-30-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,572
Posted By takemorepills
Well, I think we all know what kind of...

Well, I think we all know what kind of transmission your next car will have
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-24-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,180
Posted By takemorepills
very good advice!

very good advice!
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-23-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,180
Posted By takemorepills
I am a huge Honda fan. But, I developed fanboism...

I am a huge Honda fan. But, I developed fanboism from the 80's and 90's Hondas living in AZ.
Fast forward to these modern times, I had just sold my 1987 Prelude Si and got my first ever "German"...
Forum: Golf R Discussions 08-16-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By takemorepills
Damn it! I gave back my lease GTI to VW recently....

Damn it! I gave back my lease GTI to VW recently. The obvious upgrade path for me was a Golf R (or some other performance AWD car, began to hate FWD) and my local dealers were being stingy with the...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-18-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,467
Posted By takemorepills
Tuning a car is illegal because it violates the...

Tuning a car is illegal because it violates the EPA certification of the vehicle.


I am not saying the car pollutes more (well, it likely may, but besides the point), the fact is that the EPA...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-16-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,467
Posted By takemorepills
Wild speculation here regarding detection of a...

Wild speculation here regarding detection of a piggy-back.


I truly believe VW can detect that a vehicle has *likely* been piggy-backed. If only for the simple fact that acceleration rates would...
Forum: Electronics 07-16-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By takemorepills
I bought a Q60 AWD.

I bought a Q60 AWD.
Forum: Electronics 07-16-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By takemorepills
SOLD!

SOLD!
Forum: Electronics 07-15-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By takemorepills
WA State, it's pending sale atm.

WA State, it's pending sale atm.
Forum: Electronics 07-15-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By takemorepills
OBDeleven $35 shipped

Perfect condition OBDeleven for $35 shipped.


I am returning my leased GTI and no longer need this.


You should buy a Pro activation code ($29 from...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-08-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,008
Posted By takemorepills
I used to live in AZ, but currently live in...

I used to live in AZ, but currently live in western WA (cold, wet, rainy). We do drive to AZ about once a year, been there twice in the GTI, both times not deep in the summer, but about low 90's...
Forum: OFF-TOPIC Lounge 07-04-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 56,819
Posted By takemorepills
The problem here is when the tech ends up on the...

The problem here is when the tech ends up on the open market. You can't even trust people with 5mw laser pointers.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-21-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,384
Posted By takemorepills
Uh, my new Q60 comes stock with Dunlop Sport Maxx...

Uh, my new Q60 comes stock with Dunlop Sport Maxx tires that are $256 a piece at Discount Tire. I am not going to throw away or change out $1200+ in tires to "address" these tires. I haven't "scared...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-21-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,384
Posted By takemorepills
On the street, it is NOT safe to run a properly...

On the street, it is NOT safe to run a properly setup GTI against a R in the manner you are suggesting (I guess extreme shows of braking and cornering?) I totally agree a GTI with some money into it...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-21-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,489
Posted By takemorepills
The "arc" as you say on my car is off on the...

The "arc" as you say on my car is off on the drivers side, perfect on the passenger side.


I had noise in my sunroof, but silicone lube fixed my car for 6 months at a time.


Recently the...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-21-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,384
Posted By takemorepills
Wooh wee you took that personal! And where did I...

Wooh wee you took that personal! And where did I say my truck is better than my GTI? My truck will smoke the GTI across all but the largest intersections, I don't think it would even help to put...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-20-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,384
Posted By takemorepills
Just coming off lease on my 2016 GTI. I live in...

Just coming off lease on my 2016 GTI. I live in WA state, rains a lot and we get winter weather here. I HATED driving the GTI in bad weather. Way too much power for a FWD. I always hear people say I...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-13-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,614
Posted By takemorepills
I would guess on a track a GTI could level the...

I would guess on a track a GTI could level the field with a R, since off-the-line traction isn't the important metric, and the lighter feel of the GTI may help it reel in an R.


This is all...
Forum: MK7 vs...... 06-13-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,845
Posted By takemorepills
Who's arguing? I thought we are just...

Who's arguing?


I thought we are just making observations here.


I had set aside the money to buy my GTI after the 3 year lease, but the DSG failing compelled me back to a Japanese car.

...
Forum: MK7 vs...... 06-12-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,845
Posted By takemorepills
Forgot to add, the way the 2 cars deliver power...

Forgot to add, the way the 2 cars deliver power is totally different.


GTI: lots of low-mid torque, can easily and quietly swoop around slow traffic without fuss. With the right throttle amount,...
Forum: MK7 vs...... 06-12-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,845
Posted By takemorepills
I am turning in my leased 2016 GTI SE DSG. I...

I am turning in my leased 2016 GTI SE DSG. I purchased a 2014 Q60 (G37 coupe) AWD lease return to replace my GTI.


I haven't driven my GTI in several weeks. I have to remember to start it so it...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-02-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,317
Posted By takemorepills
VW replaced my sunroof gasket under warranty....

VW replaced my sunroof gasket under warranty. Mine was rotting away, it wasn't being messed with by birds. I can see why the birds could peck at it, it is crappy, foamy rubber. Easy to...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-01-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,116
Posted By takemorepills
I leased mine, and it is going back soon, so I...

I leased mine, and it is going back soon, so I can breathe a sigh of relief.


My DSG failed at 20k miles.


I had my sunroof assembly replaced.


My power mirror switch is sketchy, but VW...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 05-15-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,116
Posted By takemorepills
No DSG tune on mine. I was driving in...

No DSG tune on mine.



I was driving in a very spirited manner for long periods of time through mountain passes on a 4 state road trip. We noticed the noise after a "run" through the mountains....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 05-14-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,116
Posted By takemorepills
My problem was a loud gear whine at all times,...

My problem was a loud gear whine at all times, much worse in gears 5 and 6. Even driving next to a jersey barrier at 30-35 I could hear a metallic cacophony going on. It wasn't intermittent, if you...
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