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    1. That's a little tough to call just because it...

      That's a little tough to call just because it will vary based on the track, driver and the mods on your car. I've got two track days on my Pagid Blues (similar in compound to stock pads) plus...
    2. Thread: Mk3 at NYIAS?

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      Mk3 at NYIAS?

      But 4-door TT in Beijing next week! ;)
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      Floating car! I'll have to experiment with...

      Floating car! I'll have to experiment with different rear pads at some point. I've made so many changes to the car over the winter that I really want to get a new baseline at a trackday before I...
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      From cars and coffee last weekend, courtesy of...

      From cars and coffee last weekend, courtesy of QLP photography
      https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7021/13832751423_2eac5793ed_b.jpg
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      I think the point is that restrictions closer to...

      I think the point is that restrictions closer to the turbo when the exhaust gases are hotter and moving at higher velocity are more important than restrictions back towards the muffler when the gas...
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      I reused the stock pads since they've got more...

      I reused the stock pads since they've got more than 50% life left. They've been a bit noisy as they bed in but have gotten quieter this week.

      I think these are the correct part #s

      4B3615602A...
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      Nope, not yet, I haven't done any particularly...

      Nope, not yet, I haven't done any particularly hard braking on the street since install. I also installed MSS Sport springs at the same time and those are supposed to stabilize the car under hard...
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      034 TTRS rear brake kit

      This was a pretty easy install and 034's directions are good so I didn't do a complete writeup. It's a really nice kit too. The bracket is way nicer than similar kits I've used in the past. It's a...
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      MSS Sports kit install and notes

      Many thanks to William for putting this kit together! It's not very often that an enthusiast will go through this kind of development effort, all the way through engaging with an industry leader for...
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      Congrats and welcome! This writeup from the UK...

      Congrats and welcome! This writeup from the UK seems to be pretty complete

      http://www.ttforum.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=145285
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      Have you done the recall for squeaky brakes yet?...

      Have you done the recall for squeaky brakes yet? If not, time for new calipers! :)
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      Yep, 034 tap at the intake manifold. I actually...

      Yep, 034 tap at the intake manifold. I actually had the tap installed for about a year before I installed the gauge :) We'll have to get together again now that it's getting nice out!



      I've...
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      No part #, just bought some high-temp flexible...

      No part #, just bought some high-temp flexible aluminum heat shield and shaped it around the ABS controller. There are enough studs and existing brackets on the firewall in that area to attach it to....
    14. He was probably launching at a higher rpm than...

      He was probably launching at a higher rpm than DSG launch control tho
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      Let's see, just got done with: - ABS hardware...

      Let's see, just got done with:

      - ABS hardware heat shield
      - boost gauge
      - superpro front control arm bushings
      - MSS
      - 034 rear rotors
      - stud conversion
      - alignment
    16. Wouldn't the stage 3 car be slower off the line...

      Wouldn't the stage 3 car be slower off the line since the powerband is shifted to the right?
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      Might want to double check that the front springs...

      Might want to double check that the front springs are seated correctly and the strut is properly assembled. I haven't seen anyone have MSS raise the car at all. A few have stayed the same height,...
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      That's why I got the standard exhaust. I ended up...

      That's why I got the standard exhaust. I ended up getting the sport from someone on here that had upgraded, you might be able to find someone local too. Flapper is open all the time with sport button...
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      I've had the standard exhaust and sport exhaust...

      I've had the standard exhaust and sport exhaust (and a Borla) on my car. Sport is deeper and louder tone than standard but not significantly different. Both standard and sport are far too quiet with...
    20. A few pics here. Mine rubbed a bit with stock...

      A few pics here. Mine rubbed a bit with stock wheels and the OEM Toyos.

      http://lz7w.com/gallery3/var/albums/ttrsmods/fendertab/IMG_9217.jpg
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