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      Custom-tuned, development APR Stage 3 kits owned...

      Custom-tuned, development APR Stage 3 kits owned by distributors don't count ;)
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      Might as well . . . they don't have much of a...

      Might as well . . . they don't have much of a warranty anyways :laugh:

      Coilovers or just the struts?
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      Thanks for the PM Hank. It's a beautiful piece of...

      Thanks for the PM Hank. It's a beautiful piece of fabrication and I like how you've opted to use the EFR turbo over a lesser turbo like the GTX series. With minimal retail cost differences between...
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      Todd are you running the LO500P...

      Todd are you running the LO500P or the LO470p? I'm curious to see what overall power output is like and how it compares to a stage 2 car. I'd imagine that it would produce much more usable power vs...
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      Ouch. Seems like for a flagship turbo kit,...

      Ouch.

      Seems like for a flagship turbo kit, APR should do a better job of supporting it.

      @URHank, your turbo kit looks great :thumbup: Which model EFR is that? Have you considered getting the...
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      Bilsteins are high pressure mono tubes. The...

      Bilsteins are high pressure mono tubes. The excellent response from the shock design can also lead to complaints in terms of ride quality. The dual flow valve is what offers the better ride quality...
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      I ordered Ohlins before my car was totaled......

      I ordered Ohlins before my car was totaled... Keep in mind that they only have a 2 year warranty and seem to require more frequent rebuilding. Also, it looks like they are only offered in coilover...
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      Get the TTS cover instead. I have one...

      Get the TTS cover instead.

      I have one available for cheap :D PM if you are interested.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5432901-TTS-Engine-Cover
    9. Have you ruled out the possibility of it being...

      Have you ruled out the possibility of it being the subframe of the vehicle?

      Just thinking aloud since the rear subframe bolts are pretty close to the area where the seat is.
    10. Can the decal be relocated to a more discreet...

      Can the decal be relocated to a more discreet location?
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      I would not reuse that oil pump with that amount...

      I would not reuse that oil pump with that amount of debris in the pan.
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      Can't reuse any of that . . . block, pistons,...

      Can't reuse any of that . . . block, pistons, rods, crank, oil pump assembly . . . all dead. I'd be very surprised if the head escaped without damage.
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      Is it me or does it look like the piston failed?...

      Is it me or does it look like the piston failed? You reused OEM pistons correct? Maybe one of them had stress fractures from where the valve hit.
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      They're all the same. The block isn't your...

      They're all the same.

      The block isn't your issue.
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      Broken rod / piston / wrist pin? Pretty sure...

      Broken rod / piston / wrist pin?

      Pretty sure you're never supposed to see the bottom of the rod at that angle.
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      Eurojet went out of business after Stasis...

      Eurojet went out of business after Stasis acquired the brand from Joel Schurtz and then proceeded to run Eurojet/Stasis into the dust.
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      550 crank hp? APR advertises 476crank hp on 100...

      550 crank hp? APR advertises 476crank hp on 100 octane.

      http://www.goapr.com/includes/img/products/dyno/20tfsi_trans_r/20tfsi_golfr_s0_vs_s3_100_cc.png
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      :thumbup: Always replace strut mounts and...

      :thumbup:

      Always replace strut mounts and bearings.
    19. :facepalm: Clearly you didn't look to see why...

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      Clearly you didn't look to see why the thread was bumped.

      Great weekend! Would go again! :laugh::wave:
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      Also while on the subject of oil. I changed the...

      Also while on the subject of oil. I changed the oil at 10,000 miles and used Pennzoil Ultra 5w40. It is a group 3+ GTL (natural gas based) which is well regarded on BITOG. I did get the newer "SN"...
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