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      Ran today, still stock everything with a down...

      Ran today, still stock everything with a down pipe. Couldn't manage to beat my 13.93 ET of my last event, but got a 13.96@100.39 and a 14.03@100.84mph.

      Stock tune Golf R ET and trap speed record...
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      I have XP8 fronts and 1521 rears that I use year...

      I have XP8 fronts and 1521 rears that I use year round (installed about 4 months ago, so no winter experience yet). They are very noisy when you put some heat in them, relatively quiet with normal...
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      Everything is such high quality, I really think...

      Everything is such high quality, I really think its simply the stamped logo causing all the stress to occur on the 2 small metal strips above and below the "S" on their logo. Thicker metal, smaller...
    4. Way to read...their car is also DSG care to...

      Way to read...their car is also DSG care to comment on that?

      :rolleyes:
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      I got stuck after about an hour on my install due...

      I got stuck after about an hour on my install due to not being able to get my big hands to get the top bolts of the CV shield off. Called a friend, and we had it buttoned up in about 2 hours (3...
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      Focus is fine for me, but not nearly as...

      Focus is fine for me, but not nearly as comfortable or spacious as a Golf. I haven't driven either of the STs, as they are FWD.
    7. It'll work on all Golf Rs and all golfs from 12+.

      It'll work on all Golf Rs and all golfs from 12+.
    8. Its a vag com coding change to the ABS module...

      Its a vag com coding change to the ABS module code. APR did not release it first, nor do you have to pay for it.
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      That defines the BRZ, and from what I've read...

      That defines the BRZ, and from what I've read (not driven) the fiST too.

      I'm a big guy, 6'6" so both cars are out due to sheer size. I also will never buy another FWD car, so that would eliminate...
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      The Golf R was crippled by VW with the way they...

      The Golf R was crippled by VW with the way they released it. Non defeatable stability control, and all season tires... on an R... really?

      It was reviewed well, actually, until they wanted to "have...
    11. Why?

      Why?
    12. I suggest you visit youtube for the snow driving...

      I suggest you visit youtube for the snow driving videos. Its a very capable system.

      It is true, that it'll act more like a FWD car (understeer) than other "better" systems, but only at the limit....
    13. Thread: My Golf R

      by MKV Aaron
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      Just reiterating the need to replace your cam...

      Just reiterating the need to replace your cam follower with the OEM piece asap.

      Especially since your car has had the APR HPFP for potentially close to 20k miles.

      Change it asap.

      Lucky you,...
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      this

      this
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      Are your MPG figures provided in the thread WITH...

      Are your MPG figures provided in the thread WITH or WITHOUT the 1000lbs of payload you seem to always have with you?
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      Can you ask Mike to either post his impressions...

      Can you ask Mike to either post his impressions comparing the 2 in his build thread, or in this thread? It's valuable insight to have someone who has had both, let alone as deeply involved in the R...
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      At my 30k, I had them check it out, and mine is...

      At my 30k, I had them check it out, and mine is starting to crack. I was told it'd be covered under the 60k powertrain warranty, but i'm trying to get written confirmation to be sure.

      Depending on...
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      Cool! If you get a chance to get some videos of...

      Cool! If you get a chance to get some videos of any of your 6 vs 7 races, please do! I predict after the 7 reaches 6 stage 2+ equivalent, they will be into the high 11s.



      Did you the passat...
    19. Thread: 17" Winters?

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      wheels should fit tires? not a fan of goodyear...

      wheels should fit

      tires? not a fan of goodyear really, but whatever you like
    20. As stated, fwd is fine, even with all seasons....

      As stated, fwd is fine, even with all seasons. For ultimate confidence, and safety for your wife and or kids, throw a set of winter tires on.

      There are plenty of Golf R owners in Columbus, and a...
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