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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 06-25-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Das Gespenst
Suuuuuper easy to do, like a one hour job. Pull...

Suuuuuper easy to do, like a one hour job. Pull the knuckle in the cabin by the brake pedal off the rack, remove tie rod end nuts and wack with a hammer, tie rod will pop out of the steering knucle...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-25-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Das Gespenst
Yup, I'd avoid a flood damaged VW like the plague.

Yup, I'd avoid a flood damaged VW like the plague.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-20-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By Das Gespenst
I don't think it's odd at all, you like what you...

I don't think it's odd at all, you like what you like. Hell, I've had my 06 fir 11 years now, retired it from daily duty to build a track car out of it, missed dailying it so much I bought an 09 3...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-16-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
I didn't, motor is fine. APR HPFP spring got weak...

I didn't, motor is fine. APR HPFP spring got weak and I think floated at high RPM. Cam follower cracked I'm the barrel, weirdest failure I've ever seen and only had 800 miles on it.
...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-16-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
Well that was one hell of ride getting this all...

Well that was one hell of ride getting this all done in time. Ran into a few road blocks including a destroyed cam follower, chewed up cam chain/fuel pump housing, bad HPFP and a blown rear strut...
Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 05-09-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By Das Gespenst
Would also like to see pics! Hands down my...

Would also like to see pics! Hands down my favorite exhaust on these cars.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-09-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Das Gespenst
Wish I was going.

Wish I was going.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-09-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,660
Posted By Das Gespenst
At least you know what's involved now. Will cut...

At least you know what's involved now. Will cut the time down big time.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-30-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
Not posting this anywhere else lol. Just did a...

Not posting this anywhere else lol. Just did a test fit to see if there was any fitment issues and had to take a picture cause it just looks too damn good.
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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-21-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 93,682
Posted By Das Gespenst
Photo dump!!!!! Its like a story I'm picture form...

Photo dump!!!!! Its like a story I'm picture form lol.

https://i.postimg.cc/Z5bnb8gZ/IMG-20190418-125950-561.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/DyFy6Q7s/IMG-20190418-130200-478.jpg
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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-21-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
I have an analog oil pressure gauge in the dash...

I have an analog oil pressure gauge in the dash triple pod.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-17-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
Nope, first time running these tires period....

Nope, first time running these tires period. That's why I've got a whole day setup at Autobahn country club for test/tune/dial in.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-14-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
Well, had to cancel our season shakedown due to...

Well, had to cancel our season shakedown due to weather, was way too cold (33 in the morning). Butbshes all set and ready to go.

https://i.postimg.cc/NjVLKcDV/IMG-20190413-140814-279.jpg
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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-12-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
Just keep knocking stuff off the checklist, will...

Just keep knocking stuff off the checklist, will finish up with the last few thing tomorrow night then off to Autobahn country club for a test and tune day Saturday.

Got some silly issues figured...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-10-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Das Gespenst
Stock is around 8-10psi so 14psi is definitely a...

Stock is around 8-10psi so 14psi is definitely a stage 1 tune. If it has a stage 2 tune that requires an upgraded HPFP and the car will pull timing and boost if it is stage 2 without a upgraded HPFP.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-03-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,515
Posted By Das Gespenst
Audi engines are a little different, try to stay...

Audi engines are a little different, try to stay with a VW BPY to avoid headaches.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-31-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 93,682
Posted By Das Gespenst
Well the motor shit is slowly coming along. ...

Well the motor shit is slowly coming along.

https://i.postimg.cc/c40pzfQx/20190327-203106.jpg

Also decided I might as well install this water meth kit.
...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-31-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
Finishing up some more things on the checklist....

Finishing up some more things on the checklist. Driver seat centered, fire suppression fixed and remounted, lap timer remounted and pulled some more carpet/interior crap out.
...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-31-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,515
Posted By Das Gespenst
Any BPY based FSI will work. MK6 Golf R, 05-08.5...

Any BPY based FSI will work. MK6 Golf R, 05-08.5 GTI/GLI/Wolfsburg, etc. The Audi 2.0 FSI VVT on both intake and exhaust cams, would be a lot of ECU work to get it right. TSI would be a nightmare...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-29-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
I've got an oil temp gauge and watch temps. In...

I've got an oil temp gauge and watch temps. In its current form I have zero heat or pressure issues.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-27-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
I do not yet, but it's also on the list along...

I do not yet, but it's also on the list along with the DSG ice cap/aux cooler.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-26-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 93,682
Posted By Das Gespenst
Well, since the rear main blew and the rest of...

Well, since the rear main blew and the rest of the motor leaks like a bitch, figured now would be as good a time as any to just pull the motor and do a refresh. Everything else on the car is...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-26-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
In for info/numbers! Will it work on my FSI,...

In for info/numbers! Will it work on my FSI, since you've pieced yours together for TSI?
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-26-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
It's on the list and will go in with the new race...

It's on the list and will go in with the new race motor. Going to run 1qt more than usual to hopefully help in high g turns for now, since I dont have a cat it should be fine.

Response to edit:...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-26-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
Got some crazy shit going on and in my typical...

Got some crazy shit going on and in my typical fashion and doing it 2 and a half weeks before the shakedown lol. Since the motor build and BT setup are on hold for now due to funds. I'm picking up a...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-19-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Das Gespenst
I'm doing mine in the next couple weeks when I...

I'm doing mine in the next couple weeks when I pull my motor for a full engine reseal/refresh and turbo rebuild.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-19-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,660
Posted By Das Gespenst
I strongly disagree, theres a ton of performance...

I strongly disagree, theres a ton of performance stuff you can do. It's not all power related, but of we are generalizing, suspension, exhaust, intercooler, brakes, etc. Jay and I both have some...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-16-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,660
Posted By Das Gespenst
"I'm not going to mess with this one, going to...

"I'm not going to mess with this one, going to leave it stock"....... less than 2 weeks in, starts buying parts for it.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-13-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,921
Views: 200,107
Posted By Das Gespenst
Road Atlanta. I want to do VIR but Girdlife isnt...

Road Atlanta. I want to do VIR but Girdlife isnt running it this year and any event I do will be TA so I can accumulate as many points as I can.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-12-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Das Gespenst
^what he said, only other thing that would be...

^what he said, only other thing that would be binding would be the parking brake. Jack up the rear end and make sure the cables have some (this means very little) slack in them and they aren't tight.
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