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      Me? HPA did it... They did the labor as part...

      Me? HPA did it... They did the labor as part of a bunch of other stuff, so nothing really specific to cost me there... So all in all, no big deal... Parts are the last thing I worry about in...
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      It appears there is no rev limiter on the manual?...

      It appears there is no rev limiter on the manual? Why can't the engine just say "NO" if you drop it in a stupid gear?
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      750 for mine...

      750 for mine...
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      Agree 100%....

      Agree 100%....
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      They can procure and carve out whatever you want...

      They can procure and carve out whatever you want (drilled etc...)... Just brought the HPA ones in and dropped them off.. Mine are actually RS6 rotors with notches carved in from HPA... Brembo 8...
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      Ya... They are 3 miles from me and it takes a...

      Ya... They are 3 miles from me and it takes a weekend to do... I can't really compare because I did these right away... And things are fine I guess...

      Most would be better off buying rotors from...
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      I replaced mine too on my own time.. But since my...

      I replaced mine too on my own time.. But since my car is so modified I didn't even bother to try... At idle you will hear some metallic clank-it-e-clank but may not experience it when revving or...
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      Man, I thought I heard some metal "clanking"...

      Man, I thought I heard some metal "clanking" too... And that sounded just like when my flywheel was shot and would "go away" when revving it up... New flywheel, and problem solved for me... My 2...
    9. But are there any disadvantages of putting in a...

      But are there any disadvantages of putting in a oil cooler? I'm doing and figured no, but i assume in colder weather the warm up time is higher... So other then some cost it appears to be ok...
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      Jamie's R32 Turbo.. Northern Cali (just pics)

      Unfortunately these threads don't help you. But they do help everyone else. But at the same time I've seen similar threads for other shops but have had quite a different personal experience. Why...
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      Ha... It's the same thing... But I already have...

      Ha... It's the same thing... But I already have some of the components... .
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      I have a new longer gears DSG transmission coming...

      I have a new longer gears DSG transmission coming from HPA. It's stronger (hardened) as well, used by the Twin Turbo builds.

      And I got a oil cooler setup being built by HPA as well...
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      Check value almost killed me and my car early...

      Check value almost killed me and my car early on... First one was missed for the brake booster.. thus no brakes... Second one was accidentally installed in a coolant line causing overheating...
    14. Thread: My V6 Story

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      My HPA exhaust was worth every penny... and i've...

      My HPA exhaust was worth every penny... and i've seen what happens when that gets messed up... The VR6-T can sound so mean! The TTRS sounds like a toy compared!
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      I like the wrinkle coating for more than my flat...

      I like the wrinkle coating for more than my flat ones... You might be able to see that in my build thread...
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      I see you shimmed the input shaft... What was...

      I see you shimmed the input shaft... What was that for? I have some oddness in my DSG transmission which I heard might be solved via some (see quote below). I was never able to contact this...
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      Ha... That's my engine (the one with the Red...

      Ha... That's my engine (the one with the Red valve cover)... My shop did this work in a clean area of the shop and I was very happy with the attention to detail. I'd say this though. Nearly all...
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      While the debate rages on, i'm going for a drive!...

      While the debate rages on, i'm going for a drive! From -20F to 100F this kit has been a joy and the performance screams racetrack...

      Speaking of which, i'm thinking about the new oil cooler that...
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      I'd be shocked if the 2.0T is 250lbs lighter than...

      I'd be shocked if the 2.0T is 250lbs lighter than the VR6... The VR6 is freaking tiny and has no turbo/intercoolers etc...
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      Hm... I might be reluctant to do that... We have...

      Hm... I might be reluctant to do that... We have had 100F to - 20F here and my car is running like it was stock... Most "tunes" cannot handle this very well... It's maybe one advantage of a...
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