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    1. Don't take this wrong but why on earth would you...

      Don't take this wrong but why on earth would you do this? Wont the tires sticking out that far ruin your paint with all the sand/salt/crap on the roads getting thrown up against your car?
      I love the...
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      I had a '10 3s GT and hated it! It got lousy...

      I had a '10 3s GT and hated it! It got lousy mileage, the trans shifted super slow, just totally disliked it! Traded it for a '10 GTI w/DSG and got more power and fun! Eventually ended up getting the...
    3. Exactly why I said what I said. A bad turbo wont...

      Exactly why I said what I said. A bad turbo wont throw codes. There is no speed sensor in/on the turbo.
      And since you have a "R" code turbo, go get the newest version.

      Idle it to your APR dealer...
    4. Bad turbo? Flash it back to stock and reinstall...

      Bad turbo? Flash it back to stock and reinstall your stock down pipe.
      Time for a dealer visit.
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      Oh come on Arin! A quick $35 weld job and a loss...

      Oh come on Arin! A quick $35 weld job and a loss of 50 HP would be fun to see!

      OK, in all seriousness, no, you can not weld/fab the stock muffler and get what APR does with this kit.
      My Neuspeed...
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      I had Neuspeed's version of this on my "R". Very...

      I had Neuspeed's version of this on my "R". Very worthwhile mod. Hard to put an exact HP gain on it but it definitely felt it made the car smoother during acceleration. The boost seemed to come on a...
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      Damn, I'll be recording "Sons" at that time! :(

      Damn, I'll be recording "Sons" at that time! :(
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      Wow! It looks like it was just a few miles away...

      Wow! It looks like it was just a few miles away from fracture! Really!!

      Notice the circular pattern on the top?

      That underside pattern looks a little off too!

      Do NOT get rid of that...
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      Those scratches on the cam lobe will wear into...

      Those scratches on the cam lobe will wear into your new follower fast I'm guessing.

      Then, maybe, just maybe, they are little bits of your old follower transferred to your cam and will be pushed...
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      WOW! Just unbelievable! You are one lucky guy! ...

      WOW! Just unbelievable! You are one lucky guy! :mad:

      Yes, I'm the guy that started the "Check your cam follower" thread. When the regional manager looked at my motor and saw the APR pump (I did...
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      Yes! The protective coating is gone! Your just in...

      Yes! The protective coating is gone! Your just in time!
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      Get it in wriring that it was overfilled! It can...

      Get it in wriring that it was overfilled! It can and probably did ruin your charcoal canister!
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      Sticky: Arin, that's all I needed to hear! (Program...

      Arin, that's all I needed to hear! (Program switching)
      I'll be back in a Dub as soon as the PP version is out!!
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      Sticky: To get this straight Arin, you got a 12.6 with...

      To get this straight Arin, you got a 12.6 with sticky tires and a Stage 1 flash???
      No intake or downpipe?

      Looks like I'll be back in a GTI as soon as the Performance Pack comes out!

      No updates...
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      What??? "Tech spilled the 3rd and last quart of...

      What??? "Tech spilled the 3rd and last quart of Haldex fluid?????"

      Um, the Haldex unit only holds about .75 Qt!
      The rear diff holds .9 Qt.
      Sounds like they put haldex fluid in the rear diff as...
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      WOW! Thanks Mike! Seems everyone that knows me...

      WOW! Thanks Mike!

      Seems everyone that knows me or my car absolutely knew something was not right with that extremely premature wear but alas, VW won for the moment. If they ever do find and admit...
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      Well, my comment in reply would of been much more...

      Well, my comment in reply would of been much more harsh! ;)

      But I in general agree, we take our own chances when we modify,,,, BUT,,,, this instance it was perfectly clear that my follower had...
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      That is a pic of what APR changes when you...

      That is a pic of what APR changes when you purchase their pumps, either new or rebuilt. The keepers are OE.

      As others has stated, there have been plenty of people here who regularly tracked their...
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      OP here. I had a APR HPFP new, not rebuilt. ...

      OP here. I had a APR HPFP new, not rebuilt.

      What bothers me the most seeing all these pics is it is very clear that some people are getting 20K+ miles out of their followers after going Stage 2+...
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      Your looking at around $2K for everything if you...

      Your looking at around $2K for everything if you still have a good HPFP.
      My tech was certain my car was just fine after I replaced everything and had the motor flushed out. I got rid of it because...
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