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    1. Wow! Info overload! All that may end up saving me...

      Wow! Info overload! All that may end up saving me $$$$ from purchasing a R,,,, but yes, I know there is only so much power that you can put to two wheels.

      Sold my '10 GTI (K04) because it had no...
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      Kind of what I thought,,, but still wondering...

      Kind of what I thought,,, but still wondering what the real number is.
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      Only 890 '15 R's???

      Dealer claimed there were only 1200 2015 golf R's.
      I didn't believe it so I asked VW.

      Their response:


      Reference # 150256076

      Dear Mr. Strom,
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      Received my e-mail at 9:09 this morning. Pre...

      Received my e-mail at 9:09 this morning. Pre order is No Longer Available! Oh well :(

      Congrats to the lucky first 500!
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      Ran plenty of full bolt on MS3's and Srt4's with...

      Ran plenty of full bolt on MS3's and Srt4's with my old Mk6 GTI (APR K04) and killed them easily.

      Once you put on a down pipe and get the equivalent flash for it you will easily beat your buddy....
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      Jeremy, that's why I'm waiting to even look until...

      Jeremy, that's why I'm waiting to even look until May/June.

      Are you from DeForest?
    7. Up here, (Madison, WI) I went with cheap steel...

      Up here, (Madison, WI) I went with cheap steel wheels and performance snows (Dunlop wintersport 3d's) in a 17" size to get a hair more sidewall. I decided with the 17's because there are so many ice...
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      WD-40!

      WD-40!
    9. Thread: Bye-bye GTI

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      Congrats on the ST! Buddy at work has one with a...

      Congrats on the ST! Buddy at work has one with a Cobb flash and dogbone. Just added a down pipe and updated flash. That thing is cool! He did have to buy a dedicated set of winter tires though. ...
    10. 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...
    12. 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...
    13. 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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