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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-10-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Got fabric at JJ FABRIC - 909-874-3040 Mine is...

Got fabric at JJ FABRIC - 909-874-3040
Mine is 2483 Atlas Grey
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-08-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,062
Posted By GIACUser
Just put mine back on the road recently. ...

Just put mine back on the road recently.

https://i.imgur.com/mC87JWE.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/1249MQZ.jpg?2
https://i.imgur.com/6IV5sq5.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/qmIPFWu.jpg?2...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-07-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Not the best shots Rears are fastened as seen ...

Not the best shots
Rears are fastened as seen

https://i.imgur.com/BFQp8fq.jpg?3

Sides are fastened on either side same way

https://i.imgur.com/pRp8BWF.jpg?1
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-04-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Took a pic with a little better background. ...

Took a pic with a little better background.
https://i.imgur.com/WA4lVdl.jpg?3
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-03-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Looks like the right stuff. I ran K04 for about 4...

Looks like the right stuff. I ran K04 for about 4 years, it is soooo nice, you will love it and the power gains are transformative. You will drive it and wonder why it didn't come this way from the...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-03-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Recommend Turbozentrum - yes - based on the...

Recommend Turbozentrum - yes - based on the product I have received and how responsive their support has been for me. Having said that, I see almost zero on internet about the company and VW cars and...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-02-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Putting together simple single camera video...

Putting together simple single camera video system.

GoPro Hero 5 with clear case - 119
GoPro Suction mount- 39
GoPro ext mic adapter with USB-c port - 59
EMT-001 mic, 16ft ext, windsock - 85
...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-02-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
I am taking in a swatch of the oem fabric (just...

I am taking in a swatch of the oem fabric (just cut some from existing) and they will match. I will get specifics and share. I am just going for OEM look mostly.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-01-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
https://i.imgur.com/IYCsWNf.jpg?1 Car still...

https://i.imgur.com/IYCsWNf.jpg?1

Car still looks good. After sitting for so long and getting so old the headliner has come down and door side card fabric also coming unglued. Taking it next week...
Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 10-01-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By GIACUser
Pm sent for splitter

Pm sent for splitter
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 10-01-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Yes, placing the external mic on lower back of...

Yes, placing the external mic on lower back of car with a wind sock gets rid of almost all the wind noise. Going to use an Audio Technica powered mic. Sound should come out great. Only problem might...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-30-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Thanks for the pep talk, I will get over it. It...

Thanks for the pep talk, I will get over it. It has taken 2 years and it was one problem after another that really should have taken 6-7 months.

Jeez, you built a rocket the went 2600 miles per...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-30-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
It just a temporary phase. I am just tired of all...

It just a temporary phase. I am just tired of all the issues and having to deal with them. Not going to do anything with the car for now.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-30-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
No question 5 points much better. I have the...

No question 5 points much better. I have the Schroth 4pts for now. The Recaro Sporster isn't ported for that 5th belt so I would have to replace the seats.

While I am happy this thing is up and...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-29-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Thank you and thank you for all your help on this...

Thank you and thank you for all your help on this project buddy.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-29-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
1st Drive

Ok so this morning is the first time to actually go out and drive the car and pay attention to brakes, handling and power.

First Impressions

Power - Interestingly the car is responsive from...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-28-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 238,484
Posted By GIACUser
Good luck on your hunt for a car and tell your...

Good luck on your hunt for a car and tell your son I am sorry if I did anything to put a dent in his dream for a hot car. It is a great car and there are other variants of the same car just without...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-28-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Runs great, it had a blown intake manifold seal....

Runs great, it had a blown intake manifold seal. Finally tracked down the issue. They drove the car quite a bit just to be sure it was ok. I drove the car home, about 50 miles on the freeway. Just...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-28-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 238,484
Posted By GIACUser
First, welcome to the forum. This model VW is now...

First, welcome to the forum. This model VW is now almost 14 model years old so there is not a lot of new activity on here but there is a wealth of historical data here and still a few loyal owners...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-27-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Ok, here I go again. I pick the car up tomorrow....

Ok, here I go again. I pick the car up tomorrow. They say it is done and runs great........
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-25-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Still waiting....

Still waiting....
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-05-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By GIACUser
I have run HP+ and they are noisy and dusty, not...

I have run HP+ and they are noisy and dusty, not a good street pad. They have a much higher friction coefficient and were good enough for some casual track work if you are not overly hard on your...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-05-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By GIACUser
For street use I have used Hawk HPS 5.0 a lot....

For street use I have used Hawk HPS 5.0 a lot. Not as expensive as Endless, I have used both Endless MX72 and MXRS for street and they are very nice but also very expensive (probably well under 200...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-03-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By GIACUser
ME 20 like most track pads will squeal and...

ME 20 like most track pads will squeal and provide heavy dust that should be cleaned up frequently as in weekly or more if you are going to drive them on the street. If you are going to stay Endless,...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 09-01-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Fingers crossed they will get it right but you...

Fingers crossed they will get it right but you know what is said about trying the same thing over and over again expecting a different outcome.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 08-29-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Update - car going back to shop

Decided car just isn't running well and I found too many things that I really can't drive it. Going back to shop. Its a 51 mile tow. Thank goodness for AAA.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 08-29-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By GIACUser
Could be worn out clutch. Having a boost gauge...

Could be worn out clutch.
Having a boost gauge would help as you could see if the increase in rpm corresponded with acceleration or not.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-28-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By GIACUser
Not many wheels fit, its all about the design....

Not many wheels fit, its all about the design. All the Neuspeed 18x8 et45 wheels work without spacers. I have both RSe52 and the RSe11 and both work great without spacers.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 08-28-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
Thank you for the offer, they do use factory...

Thank you for the offer, they do use factory cables, but from a MK4 R32. I have mine adjusted up tight and lever only can go 2 clicks. The tiny calipers just don't hold that well.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 08-27-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,180
Posted By GIACUser
So far parking brake is not squeaky and it is...

So far parking brake is not squeaky and it is also not very effective.

Love the brakes though.

https://i.imgur.com/CQ43mWj.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Sx50PsL.jpg
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