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Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 06-12-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By GIACUser
My tuner is working with Frank Mabo and they have...

My tuner is working with Frank Mabo and they have the initial tune done, and I am waiting to hear back if they have the meth tune done. Just waiting to hear from him. I will probably not go E85...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 06-12-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By GIACUser
Congrats man, and tip of the hat to your effort...

Congrats man, and tip of the hat to your effort and talent.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 06-11-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By GIACUser
Spherical bearings are for track use or fair...

Spherical bearings are for track use or fair weather use and require constant maint. Definately don't wan't to use these on a daily, especially if you live in wet climates and where it snows and they...
Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 05-24-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By GIACUser
Oh got it. Sent from my iPhone using...

Oh got it.



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Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 05-24-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By GIACUser
You going big turbo?

You going big turbo?
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-23-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By GIACUser
The R/R32 calipers (which I have run in past)...

The R/R32 calipers (which I have run in past) which also have parking brake built in and allow you to move up to slightly larger vented rotor of the R/R32.

That is your best and easy to install...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-20-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By GIACUser
For most of my long life I have had cars for...

For most of my long life I have had cars for about an average of 3 years or so. I am old so that is a LOT of cars. I bought my 08 new and still have it and am just finishing a full mechanical upgrade...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By GIACUser
Sounds like you still have air in lines. Just...

Sounds like you still have air in lines. Just have another go at bleeding it. This was a brand new Master Cylinder?

Use factory sequence. Fingers crossed.

https://i.imgur.com/HkiPohB.jpg
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-18-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By GIACUser
I used to run .026 gap and NGK ...

I used to run .026 gap and NGK
https://i.imgur.com/E0okY7K.jpg

I dynoed 336/335 but I was running water meth, Later with bad plugs, Just looked it up I put out 310-315whp on that session. Fresh...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-18-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By GIACUser
Plugs can make a diff. I had about same setup you...

Plugs can make a diff. I had about same setup you did, loved my DM tune. I dropped about 15whp going in with old plugs vs new plugs. The gap widens over time as the electrode gets burned off and you...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-18-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By GIACUser
Did you have a fresh set of properly gapped plugs...

Did you have a fresh set of properly gapped plugs in, fresh air filter and fresh fuel filter?
Forum: R32 Forum - General Discussions 05-17-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By GIACUser
COs are one of the best looking wheels for our...

COs are one of the best looking wheels for our cars. I ran them for a number of years. Look great on your car.
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 05-15-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By GIACUser
Yes Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro

Yes


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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-08-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By GIACUser
Bump

Bump
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 05-05-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By GIACUser
Factory sensor relies on conductivity of water...

Factory sensor relies on conductivity of water but alky is less conductive.

Move to a float type sensor like this one from Devils Own...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 05-04-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 508
Posted By GIACUser
The aftermarket stock location intercoolers from...

The aftermarket stock location intercoolers from APR, Wagner, IE are all known excellent performers (no trial and error, that has already been done for you) all the way up to big turbo capacity. Just...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 05-04-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 56,741
Posted By GIACUser
Fingers crossed. I won't be working with him...

Fingers crossed. I won't be working with him directly so I won't have to hear the BS.
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 05-03-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 56,741
Posted By GIACUser
Got any suggestions on a tuner? Sounds like this...

Got any suggestions on a tuner? Sounds like this one isn't going to play out very well.
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 05-03-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 56,741
Posted By GIACUser
Oh man, thats not good news. I hope my luck is...

Oh man, thats not good news. I hope my luck is better than that.
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 05-03-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 56,741
Posted By GIACUser
I have the car at AU Tuning in Huntington Beach....

I have the car at AU Tuning in Huntington Beach. Dave Marsh is the tuner there. He is turning to Frank Mabo (Mabotech) on this one as he has been unable to solve the issue. He sent files over to him...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 05-03-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 56,741
Posted By GIACUser
I have the 115s and have run a 3 bar map in past...

I have the 115s and have run a 3 bar map in past but as I understand it, its not about the map in terms of the boost limitation. Tuner has decided to reach out to Frank Mabo who he says writes his...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-02-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By GIACUser
Nobody at this price? Guess not many folks have...

Nobody at this price? Guess not many folks have 18z brakes and track their cars.
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 05-02-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By GIACUser
Nice review!! I purchased one a few years ago and...

Nice review!! I purchased one a few years ago and it transforms the car, especially at the track as you would expect.
Forum: DIY + Maintenance + Tips/Tricks 04-29-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By GIACUser
Windshield Cowl Seal ...

Windshield Cowl Seal (https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-volkswagen-audi-parts/windshield-cowl-seal/1k0823723c/)
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 04-29-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By GIACUser
There is a difference between Euro spec and US...

There is a difference between Euro spec and US cars.

There are kits to convert your US GTI to R32 rear and they are a bit pricey. More parts needed than just the bumper shell.

Sometimes you...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-25-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,454
Posted By GIACUser
Update So I talked with Dave this morning....

Update

So I talked with Dave this morning. He has been working on the boost problem. Can't make boost past 22psi. He has been unable to solve the issue using Eurodyne software so he decided to...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-22-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By GIACUser
FS: Hawk Blue 9012 brake pads - for Brembo 18z front calipers

Selling a set of front brake pads for Brembo 18z calipers

New, still in box.

These are high-performance track pads, providing strong initial bite with great modulation for sure...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-21-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,977
Posted By GIACUser
Well went away from Hawk for the track and am...

Well went away from Hawk for the track and am going all G-Loc. Pads in this week. Still waiting for my car!!!

https://i.imgur.com/1quihXt.jpg
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-18-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,977
Posted By GIACUser
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-18-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,977
Posted By GIACUser
Normal Bleed sequence per manual LF -> RF ->...

Normal Bleed sequence per manual

LF -> RF -> LR -> RR
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