I have a build thread on another site but lately that site's server has been So time to have one on a reliable server.
Purchased 11/20/2010 @ David Maus VW South, Orlando, Florida
Carbon Steel Grey
OEM Mud Guards
Now - as of 3/24/13
APR Stage 2 ECU Upgrade (v1.2)
APR Carbonio Stage 1 CAI
Neuspeed Turbo Discharge Pipe
Neuspeed Air Charge Pipe
BFI Stage 1 Torque Engine Mount Insert
Best Quarter Mile Time 13.4 @ 104.95 MPH
Estimated Wheel Horsepower 244 as of May 2012
20% Window Tint
Paint Matched Side Markers and Removed Lights
Paint Matched Rear Markers
HID H8 3k Fogs
Sukanas Retrofit Headlights w/5k H1 HIDs, Morimoto Projectors, 35 watt DDM ballast
Depo LED Taillights
deAutoKey.com LED License Plate Lights
Red Light Footwells
Coin Holder Mod
Tinted License Plate Cover
Removed GTI badge from rear
Removed OEM Mud Guards
Boost gauge, etc. via Torque Android app
VAG-COM City Light LED Enabled
VAG-COM Gauge Needle Sweep
VAG-COM Remote Window Roll Up/Down
Hard-wired Valentine One Radar Detector
UPCOMING CHANGES/WISH LIST
Wheel Spacers for the OEM Wheels
Cat Back Exhaust
K04 or Stage 3
First Mod! Color matched rear reflectors purchased through the forums. Installed on 12/3/10.
Phone mount and coin holder mod done around 12/25/10.
New years day (1/1/11) celebrates my first performance mod!
APR Carbonio Stage 1 intake.
Color matched side markers done on 1/6/11
20% Window Tint done on 1/6/11
2/9/11. APR stage 1 ECU installed at Performance Racing Solutions in Sanford, Fl. Fully loaded with stock, 91, 93, 100 octane modes.
More info on thoughts and experience can be found here:http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14562
Godspeed Downpipe and now flashed to Stage 2 on 4/28/11
Koni Coilovers installed on 6/26/11
Removed the GTI badge on 12/26/2011.
BFI Stage 1 Torque Engine Mount installed on 1/2/12
APR Intercooler installed on 1/2/12
HID H8 3k Fogs installed on 4/29/12
Sukanas HID Retrofit Headlights installed on 8/4/12
Depo LED Taillights installed on 12/15/12
Neuspeed Hi Flo Turbo Discharge and Air Charge Pipes installed on 12/29/12
deAutoKey.com LED License Plate Lights installed on 3/9/13
Last edited by recognized1; 03-26-2013 at 07:59 AM.
FTG 24 3/8" on the front and 24 7/8" on the rear.
I had it lower but it became my wife's DD after I changed careers and I am now supplied a work car. I still use it as my weekend car and give the wife the work car during the weekend.
I get people PMing me about the coin sorter mod. Here is a thread I created the other day detailing how I did it.
After reviewing some topics about it I decided to make the $26 investment into a bluetooth dongle and the Torque Android app. My main purpose was to have a tool that can let me know of any errors and a cheap boost gauge. I purchased the BAFX Bluetooth OBD2 scan tool from Amazon for $21. Two days later the dongle arrived and it was time to play with the settings.
It was quick and easy to sync up the car with the phone. I set up my car profile. The toughest part was figuring out the weight for the HP and torque readings. I set mine up at 1463.19 kilograms. After that it was off to drive around and see what this thing is all about.
My first impression was how accurate everything was from outside air temp to coolant temp to intake air temp. The only things that are off is the boost gauge telling me I am spiking at 35psi and telling me I have 300hp but I am only stage 2. I haven't had time yet to try different atmospheric pressure settings to correct the boost gauge but others have compared their standard boost gauge to this app and have stated accurate results.
Here is some pictures on where I have mounted since I already installed a phone mount in my car.
Here is a current screen shot that I took this morning:
Overall, I am very happy with the purchase and will be excited once I get the boost gauge accurate.
Nice stance! Are the koni's spun all the way down in the front ?
2012 United Graying GTI
Carbonio intake stg.1&2 // Apr K04 Turbo & Software //Apr Intercooler // Eurojet 3" Tbe // H&R Ultra Lows // VWR short shift // Southbend stg 2 endurance clutch // Awe Top //BBS LM's //Euro Switch // Red Footwell lighting // Autotech insert // Rear Wiper delete //Podi boost gauge // Vag - com tweaks courtesy of mike Wolfsburg Gli.
Torque specifically no. But there are a range of others that work on iOS but are more expensive and use different ODBII dongles.
Rev and Kiwi PLX are a few and come in bundles with an "ODBII to wifi" dongle. Those are usually $150. So bang for the buck is the Torque + ebay ODBII dongle for like $30.