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    1. Why don't you have NGP fix the bearing problem?...

      Why don't you have NGP fix the bearing problem? Throw in some uprated parts while you have the engine apart. The TT-RS is extensively tracked and I haven't heard of any oil pressure problems on high...
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      I can't imagine that you could feel the rotor...

      I can't imagine that you could feel the rotor wipe... It doesn't apply the brakes to the point of being noticeable. If it is doing that, there is a problem. I have yet to feel anything like that in...
    3. Regarding your transmission issues... 1) Other...

      Regarding your transmission issues...
      1) Other than slow synchros on the 2-3 up shift, I haven't heard of many transmission issues with the TT-RS until you get to Stage 3 level power. Where have...
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      Pictures? Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using...

      Pictures?

      Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
    5. Re: CTS Turbo Audi TTRS 2.5T High Flow Downpipe

      Arin, I am not defending the company's overall practices, but in this case there is really one way to get a full size intercooler to fit and that is to build a new crash bar which goes all the way...
    6. Sounds like Hawk HPS would be the street friendly...

      Sounds like Hawk HPS would be the street friendly option, if brake squeal is a concern. I use that compound on my 97 Miata and they are basically silent.
    7. Sorry if I missed this detail in an earlier...

      Sorry if I missed this detail in an earlier post... which Hawk pads did you go with? Also, are they available for both the front and rear?

      The new Hawk "5.0" pads look like an ideal product for...
    8. How many countless car forum posts have been...

      How many countless car forum posts have been spent going back and forth about modifications, new car warranties, and the MMWA... if I only I have a dollar for each one!

      No matter what anyone says...
    9. Let us know what you work out for an EFR turbo...

      Let us know what you work out for an EFR turbo build. With a good supporting setup, the right EFR turbo should be able to make 600whp and still have good mid range pull. I spent some time using the...
    10. Any way for you to do a 19x9.5 ET45 that will...

      Any way for you to do a 19x9.5 ET45 that will clear TT-RS front brakes? The 18x9.5 ET45 would be good for a track setup, but I would prefer a 19in wheel for the street.
    11. That is about 450hp at the crank, assuming 20%...

      That is about 450hp at the crank, assuming 20% drive train loss (higher % because of the awd system). That is right in line for a Stage 2 tune, from what I have read from numbers published by other...
    12. Thank you for the detailed response. Sounds like...

      Thank you for the detailed response. Sounds like the APR unit is definitely a good solution, it a pricey one.

      The AWE and Forge Street have very similar core sizes, so that gives some hints about...
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      Thanks for the information! Very helpful. ...

      Thanks for the information! Very helpful.

      Sounds like I need to go ahead and install the clutch that I have had sitting in my garage for 6 months, but wait on internal transmission work until the...
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      THe Tune2Air works pretty well with my Android...

      THe Tune2Air works pretty well with my Android phone (Samsung S4). It should work better with an iOS device, since those were supported before Android.

      Sound quality of Pandora over the Tune2Air...
    15. Re: TT-RS intercooler options - Off the shelf or DiY?

      Have you logged or monitored IAT's during your track sessions?

      Based on your experience, the AWE intercooler is a valid option, at least for those not going Stage 3. For full Stage 3 or those...
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      Re: TTRS Clutch Options

      Other than the synchro issues and the obvious need to upgrade the clutch to handle Stage 3 or even Stage 2 when using launch control, are there any other weak parts or design issues known with the...
    17. Re: TT-RS intercooler options - Off the shelf or DiY?

      Great points!

      The APR intercooler is a nice design and well made. However, it is over priced. They justify the costs base on the low production numbers for the TTRS, but there are a lot more TTRS...
    18. Re: TT-RS intercooler options - Off the shelf or DiY?

      So $900 plus a little fab work to build a new crash bar and intercooler mount... Not a bad deal at all.

      Thanks for the reference!

      Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk
    19. Thanks for all of the replies! I have made...

      Thanks for all of the replies!

      I have made notes of all of the sizes that I could find. The issue is that the data which is published by APR and AWE doesn't lend itself to really making a data...
    20. TT-RS intercooler options - Off the shelf or DiY?

      Hi, I am evaluating intercooler options for my TT-RS (Stage 2 UM tune, full turbo back exhaust, decatted). I am looking for an intercooler which will support my current Stage 2 tune and have some...
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