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Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 07-28-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,039
Posted By kosmo6
Update - Took my car to the dealership and the...

Update - Took my car to the dealership and the cam follower is "beautiful, looks like new." Unfortunately they want $743 for parts and labor to replace the high pressure fuel pump, saying the HPFP is...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 07-26-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,039
Posted By kosmo6
Should've searched for "fuel cut" instead of...

Should've searched for "fuel cut" instead of "vapor lock". My fuel cut happened again outside of Vegas and in Saint George, Utah when it was above 115 F. Got a CEL (the infamous code P2293 - fuel...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 07-15-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,039
Posted By kosmo6
I had the same issue happen to me last summer. I...

I had the same issue happen to me last summer. I was driving my 06 GTI MkV (completely stock, sadly) to Utah from LA in mid July and was in Cedar City (5600 feet in altitude and 107+ F) when my car...
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 01-24-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,007
Posted By kosmo6
Give it time (possibly a lot of time) if you want...

Give it time (possibly a lot of time) if you want full integration.

As an alternative, enfigcarstereo.com offers some options for aftermarket aux lines (try this:...
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 01-06-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,498
Posted By kosmo6
I just discovered that my car (build date 12/05)...

I just discovered that my car (build date 12/05) has the EXACT same transmission coding as reddvdub. If my car has a chance as one of the earlier US MKVs, anybody's car has a chance.

Now I just...
Forum: Photo / Video / Media Gallery 01-05-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,294
Posted By kosmo6
Your car is hott. Great place to cruise, too.

Your car is hott. Great place to cruise, too.
Forum: California 12-31-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,468
Posted By kosmo6
HEX+CAN-USB | Location: South Bay/LAX Feel...

HEX+CAN-USB | Location: South Bay/LAX

Feel free to PM me, but know that my response time may suck. Don't get to check the MKV forum as often as I like...
Forum: MkV vs...... 11-15-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,144
Posted By kosmo6
Nicely done. Way to represent.

Nicely done. Way to represent.
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 10-20-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,953
Posted By kosmo6
well, i tried it again. back to 7207 and there...

well, i tried it again. back to 7207 and there absolutely no difference between that and 7203. 55 on the climatronic equals 60 on the speedo, 73 on the climatronic equals 80 on the speedo. damn...
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Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 10-20-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,953
Posted By kosmo6
okay, i hope that's the issue. I was in such a...

okay, i hope that's the issue. I was in such a hurry to get downtown that i didn't turn the key off.

will try again shortly.
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 10-20-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,953
Posted By kosmo6
hey, i changed my 7203 coding to 7207...my...

hey, i changed my 7203 coding to 7207...my climatronic still said 55 when my speedo said 60, 73 when my speedo said 80, etc.

my question: did it just not work for me, am i completely retarded, or...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-18-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,399
Posted By kosmo6
SoCal MKVers: What tuner shops do you use?

Little background: I ran into some people from GMG Racing when I was cruising around Crystal Cove last Saturday. They quoted me $420 for the spring installation and $200 something for the alignment,...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 04-04-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,452
Posted By kosmo6
He said every 10k kilometers, so every ~6000...

He said every 10k kilometers, so every ~6000 miles. I was already going to change my oil every 5000 miles.
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 04-04-2006, 02:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,452
Posted By kosmo6
On DSGs, twin turbos, and 4Motion AWD

I emailed HPA today, and I thought I should share what I learned:
a) I won't be buying a GT6 conversion anytime soon (even though it would be sweet to blow the doors off of 911 Turbos all day long...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 04-01-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,488
Posted By kosmo6
Sadly those DSGs weren't stock. The rep from HPA...

Sadly those DSGs weren't stock. The rep from HPA said the DSG was good for 300-350 ft-lbs, and the rep from APR said the DSG wouldn't handle a full APR turbo upgrade...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 02-17-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,533
Posted By kosmo6
Well done, GTI-in-progress. APR seems to be the...

Well done, GTI-in-progress. APR seems to be the best (at least from what I've found). The upgrade sounds pretty painless. I'll be cruising up to Canoga Park pretty soon myself...
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 02-14-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,362
Posted By kosmo6
iPod Your GTI

Hey all, just wanted to pass along some info I heard about the VW iPod integration from the dealership manager. Apparently it won't show the song or artist title; it just shows a track number. It...
Forum: New MkV Buying Information + Dealer Reviews Forum 02-14-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 33,602
Posted By kosmo6
I'm looking at $1000 under MSRP for a package 2,...

I'm looking at $1000 under MSRP for a package 2, DSG, 18" wheel silver GTI, and that's at Manhattan Beach in LA. They first had $28,890 for the above car because they had $695 and $395 for paint...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 02-14-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,400
Posted By kosmo6
There's a dyno graph on their website:...

There's a dyno graph on their website: http://www.goapr.com/VW/products/images/dyno_mkvgti_20t_93_clean.jpg

If you're thinking about this one, wait until they come out with launch control on the...
Forum: Photo / Video / Media Gallery 02-13-2006, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,658
Posted By kosmo6
Wow, pretty ridiculous. Makes me almost feel...

Wow, pretty ridiculous. Makes me almost feel guilty about living in CA with our 85 degrees right now...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 02-13-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,526
Posted By kosmo6
The DSG is truly sweet. Good to know that it...

The DSG is truly sweet. Good to know that it doesn't have to run through all the gears sequentially.
Forum: New MkV Buying Information + Dealer Reviews Forum 02-13-2006, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,187
Posted By kosmo6
Wow, very sweet. Now if you could just download...

Wow, very sweet. Now if you could just download the car of your choice....
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 02-13-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,637
Posted By kosmo6
Sorry, I didn't understand what you meant by...

Sorry, I didn't understand what you meant by that. I know that the magazines have been been getting mid 6s 0-60, but as far as the method I don't know. Maybe just like in an auto car, holding the...
Forum: New MkV Buying Information + Dealer Reviews Forum 02-12-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 33,602
Posted By kosmo6
What are you paying for your GTI?

For those of you in the US who have already purchased your new GTI, how much did you pay for it? Even though I'm in CA I think I can get a good chunk off since the dealers have been flooded with...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 02-11-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,637
Posted By kosmo6
I talked to APR the other day, and they plan to...

I talked to APR the other day, and they plan to offer launch control on their ECU upgrade chip soon, probably around mid-March. Should be awesome!
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 02-11-2006, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By kosmo6
I drove two red DSGs. So much fun. Coming from a...

I drove two red DSGs. So much fun. Coming from a Mustang, I was quite impressed with the torque. The DSG blew me away, though. I've always been a manual transmission fanatic, but the DSG converted...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 01-31-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,175
Posted By kosmo6
Yeah, in the US it's called the "New" '06 GTI....

Yeah, in the US it's called the "New" '06 GTI. (There's a MkIV '06 GTI as well.) In Canada it's an '07 model.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 01-31-2006, 03:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,445
Posted By kosmo6
Mine will be a commuter car with the occasional...

Mine will be a commuter car with the occasional high-speed romp. I'm thinking of getting an APR chip (http://www.goapr.com/VW/products/ecu_upgrade_mkvgti.html) that I can turn on and off. Should be...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 01-31-2006, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,175
Posted By kosmo6
My guess is that they don't want to sell out...

My guess is that they don't want to sell out their early '06 MkIV GTIs. Right now they have a GTI under the "New/Special Edition Vehicles", but it's still the old one. It'll probably have the new GTI...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 01-31-2006, 02:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,511
Posted By kosmo6
Black leather is the way to go. I'm definitely...

Black leather is the way to go. I'm definitely getting Package 2.
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