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      http://i0.wp.com/communicateskills.com/wp-content/...

      http://i0.wp.com/communicateskills.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/memetldr.jpg?resize=450%2C363

      :laugh:

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      My OEM pads and rotors in the front were...

      My OEM pads and rotors in the front were terrible. They looked like the OPs and even worse they squealed non-stop. Dealer tried cleaning them out a two different occasions but it would only be a...
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      Based on what I've seen on how the upgraded HPFP...

      Based on what I've seen on how the upgraded HPFP wears out the follower I would do it ASAP. Its a pretty easy job, very straight forward. Basically take off the air intake, unplug and bleed the...
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      ECS tuning also has a good pdf: ECS cam follower...

      ECS tuning also has a good pdf: ECS cam follower instructions



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      I slather engine assembly lube all over the...

      I slather engine assembly lube all over the outside of the follower when putting the new one in.

      OP...is the top of the old follower smooth? A lot of the followers coming out of the upgraded...
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      [QUOTE=slidemx5;85234910]This is mine stage 1...

      [QUOTE=slidemx5;85234910]This is mine stage 1 30,500[QUOTE]


      The upgraded HPFP has quite the effect. Your stage 1 30k follower shows less wear than my buddies' 1+ @ 10k.

      I'm happy with the...
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      Your old Q5 looks like a sweet ride, I dig the...

      Your old Q5 looks like a sweet ride, I dig the look of those red brakes through the black wheels.

      The drag strip announcer in that video is awesome.... "I think we got some sort of Audi SUV? Is...
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      2 Cam followers from 1+ cars

      A buddy and I changed our cam followers this afternoon. Pics below

      New part
      follower from a 1+ w/ 10k miles
      follower from a 1+ w/ 22k miles (mine)

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      Good eye. Charlestown. B.

      Good eye. Charlestown.

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      Wow...shes going right for the gusto with that...

      Wow...shes going right for the gusto with that CTS-V. I've gotta say though that after a few days with the SQ5 its a pretty sweet machine. The exhaust note is fantastic and when you want it to...
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      Finally got around to a few things this weekend. ...

      Finally got around to a few things this weekend. My brakes were squealing like a banshee, I mean it was unbearable. Dealer tried cleaning them out a few times, I tried re-bedding, but no...
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      For what its worth, I dug up a decent wheel and...

      For what its worth, I dug up a decent wheel and tire fitment guide for the MkV that was posted by Vortex user RedRabidRabbit quite some time ago but it should serve as a pretty good guide for the R. ...
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      Well good to know others have seen some :R effect...

      Well good to know others have seen some :R effect on the other side of the driveway. :beer:

      I'll try and get some pics up of the two rides together when the new one arrives this week.

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      Doesn't that pdf say they would do it as a custom...

      Doesn't that pdf say they would do it as a custom job? The blue highlighted row ""Custom PCD - 5H 100~120". So a custom 5 hole lug pattern from 100mm - 120mm would be possible. No question you'd...
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      Collateral impact of Golf R ownership

      The problem the R caused is that on days when both my wife and I needed a car, the decision as to which one of us got the R had starting becoming pretty competitive. The thing is basically so damn...
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      In the summer I run the pressed black Ray's...

      In the summer I run the pressed black Ray's c345's on my CSG :R. (18"x8.5's). I've been using this set-up for the past two summers.

      Sorry in advance for the lack of quality pics. Its a good...
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      My guess is he unloaded everything and just checked out. The seller was really responsive when I bought the FMIC and it was a pretty easy deal. Part arrived quick, was in almost brand new condition...
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      Here's the dyno chart from HPA showing power...

      Here's the dyno chart from HPA showing power distribution for their Gen 4 controller on a Golf R.

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      http://www.hpamotorsport.com/images/drive/haldexoverlay.jpg
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      12.7 for Stg3 does seem slow based on the table in the 1/4 mile times thread, however the 113mph seems pretty much in line.
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    20. Mike Your thread has several examples of...

      Mike

      Your thread has several examples of swapping out other VAG parts from different models to increase performance. Given your expertise in this area I was just wondering if I could ask your...
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