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      04-23-2012 10:48 PM #21946
      Quote Originally Posted by GoLfUnV View Post
      We do scheduled maintenance(paid by VW) @ Gunther. They are on the way to our in-laws and about only dealership (other than JE on PTIB) that i had no issues with.
      I work with Tina Harris, and i request Chaz for a tech, both came recommended by another dubber.
      They also appear to be mod friendly, but i haven't had to get any warranty work done yet.

      I got Tina. We'll see how mod friendly they are regarding my flywheel issue soon. Thanks for the info!

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      04-23-2012 11:01 PM #21947
      Shane, aka dubvinci, is a tech @ JE(PTIB), hopefully he will chime in here shortly. He may be able to help you as well.

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      04-23-2012 11:04 PM #21948
      Quote Originally Posted by BetaOp9 View Post
      I got Tina. We'll see how mod friendly they are regarding my flywheel issue soon. Thanks for the info!
      I've used Tina ever since the Buford location opened and I always request Chaz.

      Tina has been a VW Service advisor for many, many years and is not new to modded cars, she is normally really cool and uses common sense. Chaz is an enthusiast and treats your car with respect.

      Obviously Gunther will not foot some crazy bill due to a mod, but they aren't out to **** you like other dealers. I love pulling into service everyone comes out and we always chat about modding.

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      04-23-2012 11:46 PM #21949
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      I've used Tina ever since the Buford location opened and I always request Chaz.

      Tina has been a VW Service advisor for many, many years and is not new to modded cars, she is normally really cool and uses common sense. Chaz is an enthusiast and treats your car with respect.

      Obviously Gunther will not foot some crazy bill due to a mod, but they aren't out to **** you like other dealers. I love pulling into service everyone comes out and we always chat about modding.

      I live in Gainesville, FL and Atlanta was as far south as I could get it towed for free from WiTW's meet in Fontana, NC.

      I'm going to fly up to ATL to pick up the car when it's done. Maybe arrange a mini dub meet @ Gunther to celebrate the return of the Red Rocket to the streets! Lol.

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      04-24-2012 08:21 AM #21950
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      I've used Tina ever since the Buford location opened and I always request Chaz.

      Tina has been a VW Service advisor for many, many years and is not new to modded cars, she is normally really cool and uses common sense. Chaz is an enthusiast and treats your car with respect.

      Obviously Gunther will not foot some crazy bill due to a mod, but they aren't out to **** you like other dealers. I love pulling into service everyone comes out and we always chat about modding.

      I take mine to JE Chamblee, the one Shane works at. Of course I didn't know he worked there until recently. I'm not sure who worked on mine but they do a good job. They are mod friendly, at least that haven't said anything about my mods. Shane can give you more infomation on how mod friendly they are. I use Tony as my service rep there. He seems real cool and could care less about my mods. I think in the end they will still have to prove whatever issue you have was due to your mods.

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      04-24-2012 09:59 AM #21951
      Installed 1.5" body lift on the cummins tj I can now fit AC lines around the turbine housing



      Had I not done this I would have had to modified the firewall and evaporator connections, I also now have more room for the compressor. Just need to modify the reciever dryer and figure out lines.


      Also installed the new head unit and speakers, mocked up where I want to put the boost/egt gauge and sirius module (although that is back burner for now). And I removed all the roll bar padding to clean and paint it.. now done and reinstalled.

      Started installing a bunch of sound deadening to try and make it more pleasant on the highway since I want to use it for camping and long trips.

      mk2 vr6 swap is up for sale (need this gone)
      80 caddy also probably up for sale (will only go for right monies)

      Pm me about either if interested.

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      04-24-2012 12:55 PM #21952
      Good excuse to the wife for a lift.
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      04-24-2012 12:56 PM #21953
      Quote Originally Posted by BetaOp9 View Post
      I live in Gainesville, FL and Atlanta was as far south as I could get it towed for free from WiTW's meet in Fontana, NC.

      I'm going to fly up to ATL to pick up the car when it's done. Maybe arrange a mini dub meet @ Gunther to celebrate the return of the Red Rocket to the streets! Lol.
      I was there. I am friends with Chris W., we went to Chick-fil-a that one time.

      Any update on your R32? I need to get my 90 day done and get my transmission looked at. I had issues at the dragon; I think my clutch got too hot.
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      04-24-2012 01:28 PM #21954
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      I was there. I am friends with Chris W., we went to Chick-fil-a that one time.

      Any update on your R32? I need to get my 90 day done and get my transmission looked at. I had issues at the dragon; I think my clutch got too hot.
      Still working on it. Looks as if the damage has gone beyond the flywheel to the engine. Rough quote without an engine teardown is $9k. Not sure if that includes transmission damage as well.

      I'm not ****ing happy.

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      04-24-2012 05:05 PM #21955
      Quote Originally Posted by BetaOp9 View Post
      Still working on it. Looks as if the damage has gone beyond the flywheel to the engine. Rough quote without an engine teardown is $9k. Not sure if that includes transmission damage as well.

      I'm not ****ing happy.
      that sux
      take it back up to the mountains and roll it off the road

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      04-24-2012 05:55 PM #21956
      how the hell did the flywheel do $9k damage to the engine?
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      04-24-2012 06:10 PM #21957
      Quote Originally Posted by autotragik b3attlewagen View Post
      how the hell did the flywheel do $9k damage to the engine?
      My woman's old car's flywheel cracked and it blew the motor.
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      04-24-2012 07:22 PM #21958
      FedEx dropped these off today. My first set of non stock wheels...ever. Hope to get them installed later this week/weekend.


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      04-24-2012 07:38 PM #21959
      Quote Originally Posted by dubb34r View Post
      FedEx dropped these off today. My first set of non stock wheels...ever. Hope to get them installed later this week/weekend.



      ;-/

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      04-24-2012 07:55 PM #21960
      Quote Originally Posted by dubb34r View Post
      FedEx dropped these off today. My first set of non stock wheels...ever. Hope to get them installed later this week/weekend.


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      04-24-2012 07:59 PM #21961
      mod friendly to an extent at our dealer...as slow as we have been we arent looking to turn away work on a car just because you have lowered it...lol...but if you go thrashing around and it tears something up other that just a part failing, JE wont put their neck on the line and pay for your repairs...haha...im one for fighting for a customer sake when it comes to a bad design and crappy made parts, but not if you wanna take your car and beat on it past what its capable of and want someone else to foot the bill...and its easy to tell the difference...buying a stock car and beating the crap out of it isnt a smart idea...if its an r32, building a car to race/track/beat on is alot cheaper and more capable of not tearing stuff up than on a stock drivetrain...lol...just my .02..i dont know what mods you have but if it were me, i wouldnt be paying that much for a car and treating it like a racecar and not expect to have to fix some stuff....spend 15k on building a track car, 5k on a daily, and still have 15k in the bank over a stock r32....
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      Bad move to pull on a guy who is a big timer in the local clubs and VW community. .

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      04-25-2012 01:26 AM #21962
      Quote Originally Posted by chubs625 View Post
      Spun coils down about an inch

      ;-/
      do you have pictures of the whole car? i have the same color and want the same wheels...

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      04-25-2012 08:36 AM #21963
      Quote Originally Posted by sjettav View Post
      do you have pictures of the whole car? i have the same color and want the same wheels...
      Ill take some today

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      04-25-2012 09:02 AM #21964
      I want to get my headliner done. where do you guys go? looking for a reputable shop with fair pricing. I already took everything off and just need some one to wrap my pillars and headliner.

    20. 04-25-2012 12:51 PM #21965
      Finishing these up for my jetta. About to be a sub 2k lbs car and 50 / 50 weight dist. Doing the metal rebars but later date. Did the front and rear bumpers and arches for now and widened the front arches for the 245 R6's. Dailying on 225 NTO1's now.






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      04-25-2012 01:18 PM #21966
      Quote Originally Posted by sjettav View Post
      do you have pictures of the whole car? i have the same color and want the same wheels...


      ;-/

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      04-25-2012 03:32 PM #21967
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      My woman's old car's flywheel cracked and it blew the motor.
      I guess some of the details are missing. but a cracked flywheel doesn't immediately cause the engine to "blow" Are you saying that it damaged the crank or something? Not looking to argue, just curious more then anything...
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      04-25-2012 05:19 PM #21968
      Valve cover gasket and some ****ty hoses got replaced.

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      04-25-2012 08:06 PM #21969
      Quote Originally Posted by autotragik b3attlewagen View Post
      I guess some of the details are missing. but a cracked flywheel doesn't immediately cause the engine to "blow" Are you saying that it damaged the crank or something? Not looking to argue, just curious more then anything...
      Yes that was the beginning of the hell. We had no idea what happened and she tried to drive it thinking it was a fueling issue, boom went the motor.
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      04-25-2012 09:12 PM #21971



      mooooaarrr

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      Quote Originally Posted by hrama803 View Post



      mooooaarrr
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      ha here you go....




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      04-25-2012 10:02 PM #21975
      Quote Originally Posted by Jose'sB5 View Post
      I want to get my headliner done. where do you guys go? looking for a reputable shop with fair pricing. I already took everything off and just need some one to wrap my pillars and headliner.
      kip. he did mine and it looks spectacular. his name on here is klcorrado. or something like that.

      today i clay bared, compounded, polished, and waxed it. sooo much better
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      04-25-2012 10:29 PM #21977
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      ha here you go....



      Looks good!

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      04-26-2012 01:52 AM #21979
      Quote Originally Posted by automan89 View Post
      kip. he did mine and it looks spectacular. his name on here is klcorrado. or something like that.

      today i clay bared, compounded, polished, and waxed it. sooo much better
      Hey brandon how much did Kip charge you if you don not mind me asking

      oh and paint looks good homie, btw thanks for the extra headlights
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      04-26-2012 08:36 AM #21980
      Quote Originally Posted by automan89 View Post
      kip. he did mine and it looks spectacular. his name on here is klcorrado. or something like that.

      today i clay bared, compounded, polished, and waxed it. sooo much better
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