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      So within about a 2 month period you went to from...

      So within about a 2 month period you went to from stock to Stage 2+ and upgraded your clutch with the Clutch Masters FX300 and the OE DMF? Did you get slippage with the stock clutch after going to...
    2. Congrats on the car! Initial thoughts on it...

      Congrats on the car! Initial thoughts on it coming from a R32?
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      This is a great picture. There is something about...

      This is a great picture. There is something about a clean, blacked out TT that is truly picturesque.
    4. Yes, it most definitely is. You can even just try...

      Yes, it most definitely is. You can even just try the rear track springs with sport fronts to feel the change. My car rotates real easily now and there is no understeer to speak of.

      Thanks for the...
    5. My experience with Magnaflow exhausts on my GTI...

      My experience with Magnaflow exhausts on my GTI VR6 and Z4M Coupe is that they are loud and drone on the highway. They only sound OK when WOT at higher rpms.

      I have a non-resonated Milltek catback...
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      I clicked on the post expecting to hate it but I...

      I clicked on the post expecting to hate it but I don't. And for some strange reason I like it.
    7. Thanks. Was it the long downhill and heavy...

      Thanks. Was it the long downhill and heavy braking zone before the 90 degree left hander? I recall a lot of cars tend to lose braking there and overrun the corner ... insane track.
    8. Holy cow on the split crank. How does that happen?

      Holy cow on the split crank. How does that happen?
    9. Missed this post as I was working on my TT...

      Missed this post as I was working on my TT (changing out the brakes). How was the race? It looks like the TTRS did not do so well (DNF after 85 laps). What happened? The podium appears to have been...
    10. No changes for me: ...

      No changes for me:

      http://images12.fotki.com/v252/photos/1/1128101/11947144/IMG_6314-vi.jpg

      http://images61.fotki.com/v665/photos/1/1128101/11162473/photo1-vi.jpg
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      Car looks great though I do have a question. If...

      Car looks great though I do have a question. If you are building a track car with a cage etc, why did you not consider a fixed back seat and 6-point harnesses?
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      That is the cam chain tensioner bolt. I wonder if...

      That is the cam chain tensioner bolt. I wonder if they used a longer one to account for the fitting that prevents it from going all the way in??
    13. x2. I love my 3.2 6MT coupe as well. I went the...

      x2. I love my 3.2 6MT coupe as well. I went the NA route with Schrick 268/264 cams, UM custom tune, Modshack VTDA and Milltek non-res catback for power and the much needed chassis upgrades (VF engine...
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      Thanks for the excellent tips Mike. I will be...

      Thanks for the excellent tips Mike. I will be switching out the rear springs in the coming days with some test race springs that William has sent me. And following test completion, I will tackle the...
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      The DTM kit is actually quite interesting for $5K...

      The DTM kit is actually quite interesting for $5K in parts. And given the approx. 7psi boost levels it may not be much of a shock to the stock DSG (or even 6MT) clutch. Anyone have thoughts on...
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      Did you climb a tree to frame this shot or are...

      Did you climb a tree to frame this shot or are you just unbelievably tall? Great picture BTW.
    17. Rear diff is about 1L (I used an Audi 1L bottle...

      Rear diff is about 1L (I used an Audi 1L bottle to change that out). The way you know its the right amount is ensuring car is level when changing it out and filling it until the oil starts to over...
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      Like mageus, I am very curious how you managed...

      Like mageus, I am very curious how you managed this. I just about get 4 18x9 with 255/40 tires with the seats down and using up the whole trunk and passenger seat rolled forward.
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      Did you determine premature failure via visual...

      Did you determine premature failure via visual inspection or while driving? Who is doing the work for you?

      BTW, I am planning to do ORP on Sep 21st (Sun) with HOD - are you and Rutter thinking...
    20. To adjust camber, say to go from street to track...

      To adjust camber, say to go from street to track and back to street before and after track days I need to uninstall and reinstall the shocks?
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