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Old 07-06-2018, 05:01 PM   #1905
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I love it. Power is 100% different. My GTI was APR stage 2, but the power on the S3 feels so much more smooth. Torque isnít high like the GTI was but the power is there. And I have the S sport seats which are



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Old 07-08-2018, 08:43 PM   #1906
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Old 07-09-2018, 09:43 PM   #1907
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Getting ready for an oil change, Cobb intake and CTS Turbo muffler delete and turbo blanket install this weekend. Should be loads of fun!
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Old 07-09-2018, 10:11 PM   #1908
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Getting ready for an oil change, Cobb intake and CTS Turbo muffler delete and turbo blanket install this weekend. Should be loads of fun!
I'm curious to how bad the turbo blanket is on the mk7 platform. On the mk6 it sure is a royal pain to do with the turbo still on the car. Haven't done one for a mk7 yet.
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Old 07-09-2018, 10:14 PM   #1909
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I'm curious to how bad the turbo blanket is on the mk7 platform. On the mk6 it sure is a royal pain to do with the turbo still on the car. Haven't done one for a mk7 yet.
From what I have read and seen so far, it doesn't look too bad. I will let you know when I am done with it, lol.
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Old 07-09-2018, 10:19 PM   #1910
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From what I have read and seen so far, it doesn't look too bad. I will let you know when I am done with it, lol.
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Old 07-15-2018, 11:04 PM   #1911
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Where has everyone gotten their window tinting done in the Chicago area? I'm considering Tints Unlimited in Elmhurst or Premier Tint Pro in Aurora. Should I stick to getting ceramic material or is a mid-range film sufficient? Looking to block UV/heat into the car and up the aesthetic look of the car.
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Old 07-15-2018, 11:27 PM   #1912
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Where has everyone gotten their window tinting done in the Chicago area? I'm considering Tints Unlimited in Elmhurst or Premier Tint Pro in Aurora. Should I stick to getting ceramic material or is a mid-range film sufficient? Looking to block UV/heat into the car and up the aesthetic look of the car.
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Old 07-15-2018, 11:33 PM   #1913
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Word of advice to you mk7 guys. Stay away from Mabotech. I installed one of their intercoolers for someone yesterday. Fitment was complete gatbage, the hoses were half an inch too big in diameter. Packaging was terrible and the mounting brackets we're both bent. Iended up talking to Frank the owner and he was full of excuses while offering no solution. Good thing my partner and I can also fabricate and was able to make a shim for the intercooler in order to make it work. All is fine in the end, but honestly when spending 600 on an intercooler I would expect it to fit spot on. I wonder how many kids are out there with boost leaks because they weren't able to make a proper shim.



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Old 07-16-2018, 01:17 AM   #1914
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Word of advice to you mk7 guys. Stay away from Mabotech. I installed one of their intercoolers for someone yesterday. Fitment was complete gatbage, the hoses were half an inch too big in diameter. Packaging was terrible and the mounting brackets we're both bent. Iended up talking to Frank the owner and he was full of excuses while offering no solution. Good thing my partner and I can also fabricate and was able to make a shim for the intercooler in order to make it work. All is fine in the end, but honestly when spending 600 on an intercooler I would expect it to fit spot on. I wonder how many kids are out there with boost leaks because they weren't able to make a proper shim.



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Old 07-16-2018, 01:39 AM   #1915
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Old 07-16-2018, 06:37 AM   #1916
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Word of advice to you mk7 guys. Stay away from Mabotech. I installed one of their intercoolers for someone yesterday. Fitment was complete gatbage, the hoses were half an inch too big in diameter. Packaging was terrible and the mounting brackets we're both bent. Iended up talking to Frank the owner and he was full of excuses while offering no solution. Good thing my partner and I can also fabricate and was able to make a shim for the intercooler in order to make it work. All is fine in the end, but honestly when spending 600 on an intercooler I would expect it to fit spot on. I wonder how many kids are out there with boost leaks because they weren't able to make a proper shim.



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Old 07-16-2018, 05:33 PM   #1917
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Old 07-22-2018, 05:55 PM   #1918
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Anyone heading to, or ever heard of Dub Fest? Itís taking place in August near Chicago. Never been to a car meet before and googled VW meets last night... it popped up. Kinda curious if anyone had any thoughts about it.




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Old 07-22-2018, 06:00 PM   #1919
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Anyone heading to, or ever heard of Dub Fest? Itís taking place in August near Chicago. Never been to a car meet before and googled VW meets last night... it popped up. Kinda curious if anyone had any thoughts about it.




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Old 07-22-2018, 10:48 PM   #1920
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Anyone heading to, or ever heard of Dub Fest? Itís taking place in August near Chicago. Never been to a car meet before and googled VW meets last night... it popped up. Kinda curious if anyone had any thoughts about it.
Yup, have attended every year and our group Deutschland Raketen has showed up with 20+ cars.

Its a good time, its relatively short, noon-6pm. This year its way closer at the Chicago Executive Airport instead of the Lake County Fairground.
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Old 07-22-2018, 11:26 PM   #1921
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Yup, have attended every year and our group Deutschland Raketen has showed up with 20+ cars.

Its a good time, its relatively short, noon-6pm. This year its way closer at the Chicago Executive Airport instead of the Lake County Fairground.
Wish I could attend. In Columbus this whole summer for an internship. Enjoy guys, be sure to post some pics if you go!
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