fresh as always man
What are those wheels?
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.
Ew. I think my build date is 12/11 or 11/11.
2012 CSG 2 DR NAV/SR | Tuning: 4 Seasons | Mocal oil cooler | APR STG 2+ (w/mobile program switching) | STG 3ish Clutch | Devils Own WMI | HPA Gen 4 Switchable Controller | Autotech HPFP | Billy Boat Down Pipe | Volant Intake | Neuspeed SS | BSH stage 2 engine/tranny/pendulum mounts | Badge-less grill + notch fill/paint | 6LB Braille battery | VWR Sport Springs + Koni Yellows | Neuspeed F and R sway | ("Build" Thread) | #731 ( :
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.
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
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.
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!!