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    Thread: Casperslost's R build thread.

    1. Member Dutchmastr9's Avatar
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      10-05-2012 08:13 AM #226
      fresh as always man
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      10-05-2012 11:43 PM #227
      Every day I see the front of my car I see my Forge Twintercooler glaring at me through the bottom Grille. Yours looks damn fine as well. I'm really glad I ended up going with it.

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      10-06-2012 12:34 AM #228
      Quote Originally Posted by Dutchmastr9 View Post
      fresh as always man
      Thanks Dutch!
      Quote Originally Posted by GTI Fanboy View Post
      Every day I see the front of my car I see my Forge Twintercooler glaring at me through the bottom Grille. Yours looks damn fine as well. I'm really glad I ended up going with it.
      I am very happy with it. Plan on installing W/M in the next few weeks and then throw it on a dyno shortly there after.

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      10-06-2012 08:11 AM #229
      Quote Originally Posted by casperslost View Post
      Plan on installing W/M in the next few weeks and then throw it on a dyno shortly there after.
      Which setup are you planing on going with? I've got the Eurodyne on the way for my car.

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      10-07-2012 07:51 PM #230
      Quote Originally Posted by ToeBall View Post
      Which setup are you planing on going with? I've got the Eurodyne on the way for my car.
      I think I'm going to get the SP stage 2 kit with the dual nozzle kit from usrt. Going to call em up tomorrow and place the order. I was leaning towards hep mani but I I may go down that road if I decide to go BT down the road.

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      10-08-2012 12:27 AM #231
      Quote Originally Posted by casperslost View Post
      A few pics from Wekfest Texas this past weekend.



      Looks sick bro! I can't wait to get mine bagged.

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      10-08-2012 01:00 AM #232
      What are those wheels?

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      10-10-2012 09:36 AM #233
      Quote Originally Posted by dublife42 View Post
      What are those wheels?
      They are Image billet 11s

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      10-14-2012 11:18 PM #234
      Well another 12/11 build date car with clutch issues... just over 6k miles. Came out of a parking lot on friday and got on it pretty heavily. Shifted to second no problem. Tried to shift to 3rd and no dice at high rpm. Now shifting to 1st 3rd and 5th even at low rpm is very gummy and difficult to engage. I have felt it slip a few times at high rpm in 4/5th but no issues like others have had until this. Will take it to the dealer next time i have a free day.

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      10-15-2012 12:01 AM #235
      Ew. I think my build date is 12/11 or 11/11.
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      11-07-2012 01:42 PM #236
      Over the last few weeks I have been to the dealer several times. The problem with my shifting turned out to be due to the shift cable getting kinked. The technician said it was caused by the downpipe smashing the cable against the frame. The issues has worked it self out by either the cable straightening back out or bending the surrounding casing to accommodate the newly reshapened cable. At the same trip to the dealership I had them look at my kessy issue I have been having since April.

      They said the same thing as the first dealership I took the car to. That they couldn't communicate with the kessy module to reprogram it. Nor could they reset the ecu to stock to eliminate that as the cause. As apr's chips can only be removed by an apr distributor. So I was forced to get the ecu put back to stock. Then they started blaming the wiring i had done to the cecm. Which is all oem led taillights wiring. The dealership was very quick to blame mods for everything so I will no longer be going there for service. I returned to the first dealership and was fortunate to get the best technician they have and was even able to talk to him in great depth. Discribed the issues I have been having and he took a more unbiased look into the issue and replaced the kessy module. Problem solved...

      So nice to have kessy back. I have an appointment today to get the chip reinstalled. After being stage II+ and going back to stock is miserable... 5th and 6th is damn near useless aside from cruising.

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      11-07-2012 02:42 PM #237
      glad to hear that you got the issue fixed. sucks that the dealer was such a scumbag. Make friends with that tech and only go to him. He will let alot slide if you get on good terms and he likes your car
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      11-07-2012 02:59 PM #238
      Glad you got it sorted.

      Out of curiosty which were the two dealers you went to?

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      11-09-2012 04:45 PM #239
      Demontrond was the first dealership i went to and they told me the chip was causing communications issues. I took the car to Clearlake and they told me the same thing. I called APR and they confirmed that the chip would have no detrimental effect on the kessy module. Just wanting to alleviate the extra headache i had Pete at ELM remove the chip and took the car back to demontrond as it is the dealership closest to my house in The Woodlands.

      When i arrived the guy at the front recognized me from Wekfest Texas and helped me out. They didnt have any availability all day and he went back and talked to the Tech and told me to come back in the afternoon and the tech would make time for me. When i went back the guy let me go back and talk to the technician myself and discribe the issues and what troubleshooting steps i had gone through previously. He told me that the Kessy system is on a completely different canbus system and that the chip would have nothing to do with the issue (Just as i thought).

      On a lighter note i wont Best MKVI and Best in Show at a local Euro show this weekend Dubsicles. Didnt get any good pics of my car though

      The trophy and plaque i won on the right and the trophy i won at the CLVW show back in april for best of show. The plaque on that is the trophy i won for 1st place best VW at wekfest in Austin.
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      11-09-2012 06:31 PM #240
      Quote Originally Posted by casperslost View Post
      Demontrond was the first dealership i went to and they told me the chip was causing communications issues. I took the car to Clearlake and they told me the same thing. I called APR and they confirmed that the chip would have no detrimental effect on the kessy module. Just wanting to alleviate the extra headache i had Pete at ELM remove the chip and took the car back to demontrond as it is the dealership closest to my house in The Woodlands.

      When i arrived the guy at the front recognized me from Wekfest Texas and helped me out. They didnt have any availability all day and he went back and talked to the Tech and told me to come back in the afternoon and the tech would make time for me. When i went back the guy let me go back and talk to the technician myself and discribe the issues and what troubleshooting steps i had gone through previously. He told me that the Kessy system is on a completely different canbus system and that the chip would have nothing to do with the issue (Just as i thought).

      On a lighter note i wont Best MKVI and Best in Show at a local Euro show this weekend Dubsicles. Didnt get any good pics of my car though

      The trophy and plaque i won on the right and the trophy i won at the CLVW show back in april for best of show. The plaque on that is the trophy i won for 1st place best VW at wekfest in Austin.
      Yeah, you better win! Its because that car is bossy and flossy! Congrats my man and sorry to hear of your troubles.

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      11-09-2012 06:54 PM #241
      Quote Originally Posted by iMod.:R View Post
      Yeah, you better win! Its because that car is bossy and flossy! Congrats my man and sorry to hear of your troubles.
      Meh, I'm just glad it's all solved and the car is running like a champ. Going to tear apart the trunk setup this weekend and move some things around and reseal some fittings.

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      11-09-2012 07:14 PM #242
      Nice mods! Not a fan of the dumped look, but that's the craze right now. lol. You gonna upgrade turbo in the future or staying stock turbo?
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      11-09-2012 07:33 PM #243
      Quote Originally Posted by stifun View Post
      Nice mods! Not a fan of the dumped look, but that's the craze right now. lol. You gonna upgrade turbo in the future or staying stock turbo?
      Haven't really decided tbh. I'm happy with stage II+ at the moment. Ill see how big tax returns are and then decide what I'm going to do then. Few more mods to come between now and then though. W/M kit is in my garage waiting for me to get around to installing it. Still debating weather to install it and upgrade to the apr 100oct file or go with maestro7 for a tune more custom suited to the mods I have, vs the box tune. Not being able to switch back to 93oct or even stock if something were to go wrong concerns me. With maestro I believe I should be able to flash back to the stock file or custom 93 file at home. Maestro dyno tune will run me an additional 1k thou. /shrug we shall see after the holidays.

    19. 11-09-2012 08:07 PM #244
      Car looks great. Do you notice that the paint on the fender doesn't match?

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      11-10-2012 07:54 PM #245
      Quote Originally Posted by Ele7en2Zero View Post
      Car looks great. Do you notice that the paint on the fender doesn't match?
      That's going to be resolved soon too

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      02-14-2013 07:00 PM #246
      Very nice looking ride man. I am going to look at a white 4 door R tomorrow. This is inspiring.
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      02-15-2013 08:19 PM #247
      Love your car man.

      Are you not airing out your fronts all the way?

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      05-06-2013 07:14 PM #248
      Well its been a while since i updated this and a few things have gone in recently.
      APR Stage 3
      South Bend Stage 3 Daily Clutch
      Carbotech 1521 pads W/ Stoptech slotted rotors.

      Few things came off.
      Forge Front mount i loved it but with APRs hoses there is no way to make it work without having some custom hoses made.
      Scorpion Downpipe. I had a section of pipe made to allow me to mate the APR downpipe to the Scorpion cat back without having to cut or ruin the Scorpion exhaust pieces.
      BSH catch can came off and stock PCV went back on. Once the new turbo was on, the car didnt like the catch can at all!

      With some cutting we were able to mate the Twintake to the stage 3 piping. I have put about 500 miles on the car so far since the stage 3 install and it doesnt seem to have any issue with the Twintake.

      Now i need to modify the TTS engine cover to fit with the huge intake piping and i should be ready for sowo.
      Special Thanks to Berk and the guys at DBC Tuning for doing the install!!





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      05-07-2013 12:07 AM #249
      Quote Originally Posted by casperslost View Post
      Well its been a while since i updated this and a few things have gone in recently.
      APR Stage 3
      South Bend Stage 3 Daily Clutch
      Carbotech 1521 pads W/ Stoptech slotted rotors.

      Few things came off.
      Forge Front mount i loved it but with APRs hoses there is no way to make it work without having some custom hoses made.
      Scorpion Downpipe. I had a section of pipe made to allow me to mate the APR downpipe to the Scorpion cat back without having to cut or ruin the Scorpion exhaust pieces.
      BSH catch can came off and stock PCV went back on. Once the new turbo was on, the car didnt like the catch can at all!

      With some cutting we were able to mate the Twintake to the stage 3 piping. I have put about 500 miles on the car so far since the stage 3 install and it doesnt seem to have any issue with the Twintake.

      Now i need to modify the TTS engine cover to fit with the huge intake piping and i should be ready for sowo.
      Special Thanks to Berk and the guys at DBC Tuning for doing the install!!

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      05-07-2013 06:36 AM #250
      Awesome dude! Cant wait to check it out at SOWO

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