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    Thread: What did you do to your MKVI today?

    1. Member SoCalMK6GTI's Avatar
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      10-06-2012 11:23 PM #5576
      Quote Originally Posted by Smackdown360 View Post
      got my 2012 GTI chipped yesterday with the APR tune on sale. If I mearly liked my car before, I'm in love with it now

      It's like a different car. Stage 1 baby!

      Chuck!
      Great first post1!

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      10-07-2012 12:10 AM #5577
      $4.79 for regular...? I am going to kiss the gas pump next time I go. Put regular in for $3.79 yesterday (in the fusion).

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      10-07-2012 12:27 AM #5578
      Quote Originally Posted by MK6GTI View Post
      $4.79 for regular...? I am going to kiss the gas pump next time I go. Put regular in for $3.79 yesterday (in the fusion).
      Yep. Not a typo. It's beyond insane.

      Today I drove her, and loved every minute of it.

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      10-07-2012 12:44 AM #5579
      Quote Originally Posted by SoCalMK6GTI View Post
      Yep. Not a typo. It's beyond insane.

      Today I drove her, and loved every minute of it.
      Did you get everything fixed ?
      OEM+ l ORT

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      10-07-2012 10:38 AM #5580
      Quote Originally Posted by shankys_14 View Post
      Did you get everything fixed ?
      So far so good. Stock stage II pipe replaced that torn Carbonio coupler and cracked pipe and the new PCV is on. Purrs like a kitten and puts down a lot of power again.

      Now that I'm getting full power again my clutch is slipping horribly. I'm tempted to do the clutch install myself since the quote I got was for $500 in labor. I've done headgaskets and suspension but never a clutch.

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      10-07-2012 11:02 AM #5581
      Quote Originally Posted by SoCalMK6GTI View Post
      So far so good. Stock stage II pipe replaced that torn Carbonio coupler and cracked pipe and the new PCV is on. Purrs like a kitten and puts down a lot of power again.

      Now that I'm getting full power again my clutch is slipping horribly. I'm tempted to do the clutch install myself since the quote I got was for $500 in labor. I've done headgaskets and suspension but never a clutch.
      Clutch install is simple as long as you have a helping hand
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      10-07-2012 11:10 AM #5582
      Quote Originally Posted by Turbo_Joe View Post
      Clutch install is simple as long as you have a helping hand
      Even for someone who hasn't done one? I need a DIY since there isn't a decent manual for this car

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      10-07-2012 12:57 PM #5583
      Quote Originally Posted by SoCalMK6GTI View Post
      Even for someone who hasn't done one? I need a DIY since there isn't a decent manual for this car
      I would have the professional do it for a peace of mind.

    9. 10-07-2012 01:28 PM #5584
      Today I found a nice spot to mount a 12V power source for my Garmin. Then I drove it and - of course - it rained.


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      10-07-2012 02:10 PM #5585
      Quote Originally Posted by t_b View Post
      Today I found a nice spot to mount a 12V power source for my Garmin. Then I drove it and - of course - it rained.

      Looks good. My boost gauge inline filter is there.

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      10-07-2012 07:44 PM #5586
      Installed upgraded FMIC from spm.... spot on fitment.

      ;-/

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      10-07-2012 07:49 PM #5587


      Debadged and replaced tinted with cherry oem tails.

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      10-07-2012 07:52 PM #5588
      Quote Originally Posted by chubs625 View Post
      Installed upgraded FMIC from spm.... spot on fitment.

      ;-/
      What's SPM and how does it compare to the S3 or the APR IC?

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      10-07-2012 08:11 PM #5589
      Quote Originally Posted by SoCalMK6GTI View Post
      What's SPM and how does it compare to the S3 or the APR IC?
      Smaller company. As far as the comparison... dont really know... APR makes very nice parts. I didnt want to spend $1000. I never looked into the S3 as an option. Www.drivespm.com.

      ;-/

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      10-07-2012 08:16 PM #5590
      Quote Originally Posted by SoCalMK6GTI View Post
      Even for someone who hasn't done one? I need a DIY since there isn't a decent manual for this car
      You have to have a first clutch install eventually right? Its no harder than a suspension, brake, etc. install. Its all nuts and bolts. There are a few DIYs out there that I had up on my computer when I did mine for a helping hand.


      Quote Originally Posted by anonymous911 View Post
      I would have the professional do it for a peace of mind.
      And you will spend $500+ that could be put towards something more useful, like hookers and blow
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      10-07-2012 08:17 PM #5591
      Quote Originally Posted by ohsnapzombies View Post


      Debadged and replaced tinted with cherry oem tails.
      Comparison pics? I am torn on which to run on my CW GTI
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      10-07-2012 08:56 PM #5592
      Quote Originally Posted by Turbo_Joe View Post
      Comparison pics? I am torn on which to run on my CW GTI
      On CW cherry looks best IMO.

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      10-07-2012 09:08 PM #5593
      Quote Originally Posted by SoCalMK6GTI View Post
      On CW cherry looks best IMO.
      X2. Get cherry if you've got CW.

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      10-07-2012 09:10 PM #5594
      Quote Originally Posted by Turbo_Joe View Post
      Comparison pics? I am torn on which to run on my CW GTI
      I prefer tinted on CW.

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      10-07-2012 09:41 PM #5595
      Quote Originally Posted by dubb34r View Post
      X2. Get cherry if you've got CW.
      This.

      I returned my tinted so don't have any pics. To me, the tinted "stuck out" more. I didn't like the dark red combo of the lights and bright paint. I though I did. Which is why i purchased the tinted...but in person, nope.
      Bare with me, I'm still practicing computer.

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      10-08-2012 12:58 AM #5597
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      10-08-2012 07:32 AM #5598
      Removed the apr stage 1 & 2 intake yesterday
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      IMO the best place for mounting a euro plate is in the trash.

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      10-08-2012 08:21 AM #5599
      missed my car.
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      10-08-2012 10:35 AM #5600
      Quote Originally Posted by lowerthanzimmy View Post
      missed my car.
      did you get it back yet?

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