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      You might want to talk to the South Bend Clutch...

      You might want to talk to the South Bend Clutch people. When I opted for their 'silent' upgrade in the
      Stage 2 Daily I installed in my six-speed K04 Turbo Beetle I noted much quieter performance at...
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      I'm fortunate that I have easy access to the...

      I'm fortunate that I have easy access to the Linden, N.J. Volkswagen dealership which has, in house,
      a Motorsport Division that I always use for my upgrades. Even the hourly rate for labor is less...
    3. There's a shop in Mamamroneck named Intermecanica...

      There's a shop in Mamamroneck named Intermecanica that uses a really top-notch body shop near his place.
      Ask Waldir for the name, which escapes me, and check it out. I believe the name is something...
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      My 2012 Turbo Beetle had the 286X12's on the...

      My 2012 Turbo Beetle had the 286X12's on the rears. If your rear calipers/carriers are the same
      part numbers as are on my Turbo Beetle, they will fit. I've upgraded my rears to WP PRo Brakes...
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      All 2012 + Beetles, as well as Jetta and Passat...

      All 2012 + Beetles, as well as Jetta and Passat cars can be fitted. When installed, it will require the loosening
      of a few bolts to gain access to the oil plug area.
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      Panzer Plate For 2012 & Newer Beetles

      www.dieselgeek.com/product_p/pp-12onbeetle.htm

      Quite an involved install, as can be seen in the 13 pages of directions at their site, but I believe they
      are the only company offering this...
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      When I vastly increased my hp and torque via...

      When I vastly increased my hp and torque via installment of the K04 Turbo on my TB, it being the
      turbo you get in the Golf R, I replaced my OEM six-speed's clutch with the South Bend Stage 2
      Daily....
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      The Golf R motor mount is 75 durometers in...

      The Golf R motor mount is 75 durometers in strength, which is much higher than the OEM one that was in
      my TB. I believe the TB's were rated at about 25% weaker.
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      When I increased power in my 2012 TB via the K04...

      When I increased power in my 2012 TB via the K04 Turbo (as is in the Golf R), I decided to also
      replace the upper motor mount with the one from the Golf R (look's similar but much stiffer), the...
    10. The custom made adaptor bracket is not available...

      The custom made adaptor bracket is not available from WP. You are going to have to go through
      the machining yourself and will include a lot of modification in order to get it to become a custom...
    11. Upgrade your rotor size, using OEM calipers/carriers for fronts & rears !

      Go to the Technical (VW/Audi) section and look at the category 'Brakes'.
    12. Upgrading to larger rotors, using OEM calipers !

      In addition to the front rotor MK5/6 upgrade kit SPM had for $545 (Size increase to 345mm), WP Pro
      Brakes in Canada has come up with 322mm's for the rears on the Beetle and other late model MK6 ...
    13. After speaking to Sam Yeh at WP Pro Brakes and...

      After speaking to Sam Yeh at WP Pro Brakes and informing him that his pricing was far over that
      which SPM offers for their front upgrade kit, he decided to offer a severe discount if WP can get
      20...
    14. Larger Than OEM Rear Rotor Upgrade For MK5/6 Cars

      www.wpprobrakes.com offers a 'simple'install' kit to bring your rear rotors up to 322 X 12 X 46. They
      are offered in either 'cross drilled' or 'slotted' design, are of 'two-piece' construction, and...
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      Why don't you inquire at www.drivespm.com (Steve...

      Why don't you inquire at www.drivespm.com (Steve Perry Motorsports), asking if their MK5/6 Big Brake
      Upgrade Kit is compatible with your car? If it is, you will receive much larger front rotors that...
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      Colgan makes a custom fit 'two piece' Bra that...

      Colgan makes a custom fit 'two piece' Bra that takes a few minutes to install/remove without tools.
      The black carbon fiber vinyl model is only a few bucks more than the plain vinyl version. I always...
    17. Moron! Your Bozo Brigade were the ones who said...

      Moron! Your Bozo Brigade were the ones who said that HPA is doing something so illegal with regard to tuning.
      Then when I point out that VW has approved their tune at their dealership, you pivot to...
    18. Whereas you mention companies that offer less...

      Whereas you mention companies that offer less restrictive cats, which both APR and HPA do, both 'openly'
      offer their products. Because APR knows the vital need for 02 sensor inserts in their...
    19. APR knows that selling a 3" downpipe isn't...

      APR knows that selling a 3" downpipe isn't illegal......but placing inserts in them is.
      HPA knows that selling a 3" downpipe isn't illegal......but placing inserts in them is.

      Now, who advocates...
    20. Volvo Polestar Tuning: Software recalibrates...

      Volvo Polestar Tuning:

      Software recalibrates hundreds of parameters that control the engine which
      * increases turbo charge boost pressure
      * re-optimization of ignition and fuel mapping
      *...
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