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      Thanks man. Its been fun. Although its less...

      Thanks man. Its been fun. Although its less useful here in texas, who would have thought.... haha
    2. I have a supercharged 2.5 rabbit. It is a very...

      I have a supercharged 2.5 rabbit. It is a very fun car and has very linear power delivery. I am running a eaton m62 at 11psi and making around 260whp and 230tq. I wouldnt bother if you are going...
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      "Midpipes" go from a header to the rest of the...

      "Midpipes" go from a header to the rest of the exhaust, ie a non turbo car. A "downpipe" comes off the turbo to the rest of the exhaust. No one makes a downpipe as a standard for the 2.5 because it...
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      I havent had the need to drive on mopac so far. ...

      I havent had the need to drive on mopac so far. Sounds like a good habit to get into. My work commute is cake, Southwest or 71 up to spicewood
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      Yeah, drivers are horrible here. I've been...

      Yeah, drivers are horrible here. I've been driving to work for 3 days and already seen a wreck. Hope I can keep out of those volvo drivers way.
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      Thanks for the heads up about the group. I just...

      Thanks for the heads up about the group. I just join on fb, it would be nice to see some other vw and Audi's around here. Haha
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      Barton creek nature preserve area. For sure, let...

      Barton creek nature preserve area. For sure, let me know when your in town. And yes, I would love do so some rallying. :)
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      Im moving out to Austin in a couple weeks, so my...

      Im moving out to Austin in a couple weeks, so my SC cooling system will be tested for sure. haha. Getting out there just in time for the 100+ deg days.
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      Awesome. Thanks guys. I was out there last week...

      Awesome. Thanks guys. I was out there last week and it is a really cool town. I found a fabricator/welding job at Rehme steel windows and doors, but still looking to do my own fab work on the side,...
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      So it is official now, I will be leaving the area...

      So it is official now, I will be leaving the area in 2+ weeks. So I will be moving into the extended family section of chapter 11 :P. For those of you that I have promised work, get it out to me...
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      Sorry about that... :(
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      Thanks. Most people with mkivs use metal nerd...

      Thanks. Most people with mkivs use metal nerd spacers and/or vr6 front struts and springs and jsw rear springs. I dont think the tig springs would work because its a different suspension platform....
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      In your driving all morning did you go lock to...

      In your driving all morning did you go lock to lock of the steering? If not go find a parking lot and do some figure 8s as tight as possible. Not fast just for the car to "learn" its steering...
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      There is also a guy here in NC that turbo'd at...

      There is also a guy here in NC that turbo'd at ~100K and just turned over 300K.

      I also boosted my motor at ~100K and now have ~120K at 11psi. Its not a turbo though.
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      Sorry for the mis-information, I was going off...

      Sorry for the mis-information, I was going off what my friend told me a couple years ago. So my 1300 number might be off, I just knew it was a relatively low number. They both have ones that were...
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      Sucks the guy stopped making the kits since they...

      Sucks the guy stopped making the kits since they stopped putting sun roofs on the element. There were only like 1300 kits made. 2 of my climbing buddys have them, so ill second this recommendation...
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      Get the tune first. Also there are quite a few...

      Get the tune first.

      Also there are quite a few guys with turbo 2.5 and they all post in the 2.5 section, so if you do have any other questions they would certainly be able to help.
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      Looks like they took a page form the buell...

      Looks like they took a page form the buell motorcycle book with those brakes. Buell might not be the only company thats done it, but that the only production vehicle ive seen with them.


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      Oh, and I will only help if this is the look you...

      Oh, and I will only help if this is the look you are going for....
      :D
      http://www.speedhunters.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Goodguys-NorCal-5473-copy.jpg
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      Im down. But as I stated above DBW is a pain to...

      Im down. But as I stated above DBW is a pain to get around, which Im assuming your S4 is. I put a bit of work into doing a ITB setup for the 2.5 motor, but hit a road block when it came time to do...
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