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      I went from a '12 Golf R 1+ to a '15 F82 M4 last...

      I went from a '12 Golf R 1+ to a '15 F82 M4 last year and its a total beast. I hear ya on the switch over to RWD, so in October I went down to Spartanburg for the 2-day M-school, afterwhich it...
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      Sold. B.

      Sold.

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      Thanks Man! Bump to the top. B.

      Thanks Man!

      Bump to the top.

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      FS: Volk c345 --SOLD

      Bought these a few years back and ran them on my '12 Golf R. One of the lightest wheels from Volk Racing, each one weighs in at ~15.5lbs and fully forged construction.

      (edit 11/29/15) SOLD
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      Au revoir Gophere

      With a bit of regret I agreed to trade in my Golf R today. I really do love that car though. It was one of the first mkVI Rs back in early 2012 and just a great drivers car. Pulling into the...
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      This. I wouldn't trust any numbers with that...

      This. I wouldn't trust any numbers with that kind of oscillation in the charts.

      Did you pull the ABS fuse when you disabled the rear Haldex?

      I'd try to either re-run on the FWD dyno with...
    7. Thread: Brake squeal

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      I feel your pain. I had a pretty bad brake...

      I feel your pain. I had a pretty bad brake squeal issue with the stock pads so at the beginning of the summer I switched over to Hawk ceramic pads and ECS slotted rotors (hoping for lower dust too,...
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      A few weeks ago I put in NGK PFR7B plugs and R8...

      A few weeks ago I put in NGK PFR7B plugs and R8 coil packs. I've been Stage 1+ for 22k miles.

      Smoothed the idle out and judging by the butt dyno the rev/boost response seems great.

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      36k miles w/ an upgraded pump seems like it would...

      36k miles w/ an upgraded pump seems like it would be right in the danger zone for cam follower failure.

      Was the cam follower ever replaced in your car?

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      http://i0.wp.com/communicateskills.com/wp-content/...

      http://i0.wp.com/communicateskills.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/memetldr.jpg?resize=450%2C363

      :laugh:

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      My OEM pads and rotors in the front were...

      My OEM pads and rotors in the front were terrible. They looked like the OPs and even worse they squealed non-stop. Dealer tried cleaning them out a two different occasions but it would only be a...
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      Based on what I've seen on how the upgraded HPFP...

      Based on what I've seen on how the upgraded HPFP wears out the follower I would do it ASAP. Its a pretty easy job, very straight forward. Basically take off the air intake, unplug and bleed the...
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      ECS tuning also has a good pdf: ECS cam follower...

      ECS tuning also has a good pdf: ECS cam follower instructions



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      I slather engine assembly lube all over the...

      I slather engine assembly lube all over the outside of the follower when putting the new one in.

      OP...is the top of the old follower smooth? A lot of the followers coming out of the upgraded...
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      [QUOTE=slidemx5;85234910]This is mine stage 1...

      [QUOTE=slidemx5;85234910]This is mine stage 1 30,500[QUOTE]


      The upgraded HPFP has quite the effect. Your stage 1 30k follower shows less wear than my buddies' 1+ @ 10k.

      I'm happy with the...
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      Your old Q5 looks like a sweet ride, I dig the...

      Your old Q5 looks like a sweet ride, I dig the look of those red brakes through the black wheels.

      The drag strip announcer in that video is awesome.... "I think we got some sort of Audi SUV? Is...
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      2 Cam followers from 1+ cars

      A buddy and I changed our cam followers this afternoon. Pics below

      New part
      follower from a 1+ w/ 10k miles
      follower from a 1+ w/ 22k miles (mine)

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      Good eye. Charlestown. B.

      Good eye. Charlestown.

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      Wow...shes going right for the gusto with that...

      Wow...shes going right for the gusto with that CTS-V. I've gotta say though that after a few days with the SQ5 its a pretty sweet machine. The exhaust note is fantastic and when you want it to...
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      Finally got around to a few things this weekend. ...

      Finally got around to a few things this weekend. My brakes were squealing like a banshee, I mean it was unbearable. Dealer tried cleaning them out a few times, I tried re-bedding, but no...
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