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    1. Junior Member mkv90's Avatar
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      04-02-2012 07:33 AM #1
      Hi all,

      I've been around for a little while but this is my first post. Im looking for a test pipe for a 2.5l Jetta. I also have a AWE catback. After using google i found this: http://www.raimotorsport.com/Jetta-R...mk5_2.5_dp.htm
      Does any of you guys has any input on this test pipe. Fitment, gains, sound.

      I used the Search button but i got no results.

      Also what are some options for test pipes other than USP.

      I posted this on the mkv forum but i got no answers.

      Thank you all

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      04-02-2012 08:39 AM #2
      Hey man, this isn't from an Jetta, but it's from an Audi. I would continue to use Google and read reviews from all the sites. If they have solid reviews across the board, more than likely the ocmpany has a good rep.

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      04-02-2012 09:47 AM #3
      agreed. not an mkv/mk6 2.5L product.

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      04-02-2012 09:51 AM #4
      They make 2.5l MKV DPs...q

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      04-02-2012 10:15 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by itskohler View Post
      They make 2.5l MKV DPs...q
      i went back to the site. they dont have any vw 2.5L specific products

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      04-02-2012 10:30 AM #6
      Damn it, I Googled it and found the 2.5 downpipe. Now I can't find it to link up on here.

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      04-02-2012 01:26 PM #7
      thanks for the help guys. i tried going through the website too and i did not see a specific section for a vw 2.5l but when u google it this comes up and it does say fits jetta/rabbit. i checked a bunch of forums out and there all audi forums. http://www.raimotorsport.com/Jetta-R...mk5_2.5_dp.htm

      And also the link ^^ is diffferent than the one i had on my first post but its the same product.

      I guess ill stick with USP since its a 100% fitment and there many good reviews in here. EXCEPT if you guys have any different sugesstions?

      Thanks!

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      04-02-2012 09:37 PM #8
      I don't know it does sound good. Plus almost $100 cheaper than USP. I'm interested


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      04-02-2012 09:59 PM #9
      So, have the reviews on the Audi forums been good? I would base those as your deciding factor. I dont imagine their VW products being too far anything that they would make for Audis.

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      04-03-2012 07:31 AM #10
      I have been searching around and i have only seen good reviews about RAI products testpipes/dp but nothing for this exact product

      I will give them a call today and see what they have to say will let everyone know.

      And this testpipe comes with all the hardware!!!

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      04-03-2012 07:33 AM #11
      If the reviews you are reading, though, are really good about their other products, chances are this one will be a good one too. If you buy it write up a review.

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      04-03-2012 01:40 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by mkv90 View Post

      I will give them a call today and see what they have to say will let everyone know.
      see if they would do a group discount or vwvortex discount. That would be really cool


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      04-03-2012 02:15 PM #13
      I just got off the phone with one of the guys there (i think this name was Chris), he is going to get back to me shortly. He sounded very positive and was willing to to help us out.

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      04-03-2012 02:59 PM #14
      Interested

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      04-03-2012 03:53 PM #15
      Hey Guys,

      Thanks for your interest and input. We have adjusted the website and we now have a category for our 2.5 products. We have a few products of our own and we also carry United Motorsport products. By the beginning of next week we will be launching a group buy for these test pipes. It will run for about 2 weeks. For the group order to be processed, I need a minimum of 5 test pipes ordered. If the minimum is not met then each customer can either be refunded the discounted rate that was paid or choose to make up the difference and pay the full asking price. The price is currently set at $254.99. The group buy price will be $225 plus shipping.

      I will make a thread both here and on golfmk5.com when we are ready to go.

      Thanks again!

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      04-03-2012 04:01 PM #16
      Awesome! Post on jettamkv.com as well.

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      04-03-2012 04:52 PM #17
      Great! Hopefully will have 5 ppl for the discount.
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      04-04-2012 12:25 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Sales@R.A.I. Motorsport View Post
      http://www.raimotorsport.com/Jetta-R...mk5_2.5_dp.htm

      I'm glad that someone said something about this. I'm tempted to go grab one since the company is like less than an hour from me
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      04-04-2012 12:31 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Sales@R.A.I. Motorsport View Post
      great!

      so it fits!?

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      04-04-2012 12:44 PM #21
      Of course it fits!

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      04-05-2012 02:45 PM #22
      i just orderd one today!!! hopefully it will be in by the end of next week. ill take some pic when i get it and let everyone know about the quality

    22. 04-05-2012 03:49 PM #23
      If you guys have any doubts about quality or fitment of our products, make sure to check out some of the reviews for other downpipes that we make. We pride ourselves on perfect fitment and a very high quality product.

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      04-05-2012 04:20 PM #24
      i wanna hear this mated to a awe exhaust! and will this fit a 2010 golf 2.5 without a CEL?
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    24. 04-05-2012 09:04 PM #25
      Pretty good price, but I'd be interested if it does anything in terms of power.

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      04-05-2012 09:08 PM #26
      Youll see a power increase in the higher RPMs.

      Personally, I would run a hi-flow cat. I like the planet we live on.

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      04-05-2012 09:31 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by joshGOLF2.5 View Post
      i wanna hear this mated to a awe exhaust! and will this fit a 2010 golf 2.5 without a CEL?
      I can't wait to put it on!

      It should give you the same numbers as the other test pipes it's just a straight pipe with the same diameter so I don't see how can it be different. Let's hope it's a gain of about 10-15hp that would be pretty good!

      I would like one with a hight cat on but that's another 150! Mother nature does not give me that
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    27. 04-05-2012 09:41 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by itskohler View Post
      Youll see a power increase in the higher RPMs.

      Personally, I would run a hi-flow cat. I like the planet we live on.
      Really? Even though the 2.5L has shown to not respond positively at all with the addition of headers?

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      04-05-2012 09:49 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyDrama View Post
      Really? Even though the 2.5L has shown to not respond positively at all with the addition of headers?
      All you are doing is removing the air restriction caused by the cat. You arent rerouting entire columns of air, widening the pipes, or anything like that.

      Plus the addition of headers with the right setups has proven some gains. I'd have to dig to find the threads, but they are out there.

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      04-06-2012 01:20 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by cjslapshot View Post
      Hey Guys,

      Thanks for your interest and input. We have adjusted the website and we now have a category for our 2.5 products. We have a few products of our own and we also carry United Motorsport products. By the beginning of next week we will be launching a group buy for these test pipes. It will run for about 2 weeks. For the group order to be processed, I need a minimum of 5 test pipes ordered. If the minimum is not met then each customer can either be refunded the discounted rate that was paid or choose to make up the difference and pay the full asking price. The price is currently set at $254.99. The group buy price will be $225 plus shipping.

      I will make a thread both here and on golfmk5.com when we are ready to go.

      Thanks again!

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      So a catted pipe would be $225 + $150 + shipping?

      Peter


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      04-06-2012 09:24 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by cjslapshot View Post
      Hey Guys,

      Thanks for your interest and input. We have adjusted the website and we now have a category for our 2.5 products. We have a few products of our own and we also carry United Motorsport products. By the beginning of next week we will be launching a group buy for these test pipes. It will run for about 2 weeks. For the group order to be processed, I need a minimum of 5 test pipes ordered. If the minimum is not met then each customer can either be refunded the discounted rate that was paid or choose to make up the difference and pay the full asking price. The price is currently set at $254.99. The group buy price will be $225 plus shipping.

      I will make a thread both here and on golfmk5.com when we are ready to go.

      Thanks again!

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      I am compelled to impulse buy lol

      Please post group buy prices for details
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      04-06-2012 09:35 AM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by bwalzywolfsburg View Post
      I am compelled to impulse buy lol

      Please post group buy prices for details
      Hey Guys,

      Thanks for your interest and input. We have adjusted the website and we now have a category for our 2.5 products. We have a few products of our own and we also carry United Motorsport products. By the beginning of next week we will be launching a group buy for these test pipes. It will run for about 2 weeks. For the group order to be processed, I need a minimum of 5 test pipes ordered. If the minimum is not met then each customer can either be refunded the discounted rate that was paid or choose to make up the difference and pay the full asking price. The price is currently set at $254.99. The group buy price will be $225 plus shipping.

      I will make a thread both here and on golfmk5.com when we are ready to go.

      Thanks again!

      Chris
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      04-06-2012 11:09 AM #33
      That's not what I want.

      I want prices with catalytic converter.

      I guess you didn't see my post for details
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      04-06-2012 12:42 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by bwalzywolfsburg View Post
      That's not what I want.

      I want prices with catalytic converter.

      I guess you didn't see my post for details
      im in for this info too. $25 off really doesn't make a difference. wasn't USP doing $100 bucks off with the cat?
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      04-06-2012 03:11 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by bwalzywolfsburg View Post
      That's not what I want.

      I want prices with catalytic converter.

      I guess you didn't see my post for details
      I did, and they already released the prices of what they were offering.

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