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    Finally fitted a superpro HD rear swaybar I found...

    Finally fitted a superpro HD rear swaybar I found on sale late last year. Tightens up the rear body roll significantly. I feel it will eventually require adjustable links. I found a near new Golf R...
  2. Hey. Adelaide '15 5N here. Southern suburbs. I...

    Hey. Adelaide '15 5N here. Southern suburbs.

    I recently installed a 2ndhand factory towbar & electronics module myself, and then had the underdash soldering done properly (+ a dashcam wired in) by...
  3. Looks like that hose has perished for sure, get a...

    Looks like that hose has perished for sure, get a replacement (ebay, VW, or online parts retailer) & swap it out.
    If you do it bloody quickly you likely won't lose much fluid, then top it up :)...
  4. Thread: S3-copy FMIC

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    REV9 FRONT MOUNT INTERCOOLER FOR 06-13 VW GTI /...

    REV9 FRONT MOUNT INTERCOOLER FOR 06-13 VW GTI / GOLF R 2.0T TSI MK5 MK6 | eBay
  5. Thread: S3-copy FMIC

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    S3-copy FMIC

    Would you consider a S3-copy FMIC for your 5N 2.0tsi Tiguan?

    Price point seems too good to be true, seeing the same thing being sold from $160 to $360aud, compared to $445usd for a new S3...
  6. Thread: Injectors

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    Part No. please for the Bosch injectors? For...

    Part No. please for the Bosch injectors? For future use.....
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    I went with IE on my 2.0tsi '15 Tiguan. Very...

    I went with IE on my 2.0tsi '15 Tiguan. Very happy with stage 1 95/98ron tunes, and recently installed a DP & flashed to Stage2. Super quick on boost, nice & docile with minimum fuel usage off boost....
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    Bit of heat & bending, manipulation around the...

    Bit of heat & bending, manipulation around the driveshaft etc. Got a shop to do it for me, broken exhaust stud slowed things up a bit. One of the exh.hangers isn't fully seated into position but...
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    There's some good threads out there on the IC...

    There's some good threads out there on the IC install. Thats correct, the alloy-end IC from an Audi S3 is the better option over plastic and flow upto 30% greater than stock IC. I'll be keeping my...
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    That's correct, definitely needs a larger IC now....

    That's correct, definitely needs a larger IC now. Under bonnet temps have increased somewhat so will need to fabricate an intake to shield the pod filter too.
    Did the mk6 R drop in? I was thinking...
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    DP installed. Needed a bit of manipulation to sit...

    DP installed. Needed a bit of manipulation to sit correctly, but its done.
    Reflashed ecu to IE Stage 2 successfully, engine pulls hard now with bucket loads of torque. It feels like Beast Mode has...
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    Installed a 3" ss DP with cat today. Empire...

    Installed a 3" ss DP with cat today. Empire Performance brand to suit Golf R. Fitted up with some minor manipulation to clear the Tiguan awd driveshaft position, hopefully all is good after settling...
  13. Thread: Misfires

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    Recently replaced plugs and coils to NGK BKR7EIX...

    Recently replaced plugs and coils to NGK BKR7EIX and VW R8 redtop coilpacks. .27 plug gap, has developed a slight miss at idle but not under load. Only 33000 kms. Unsure where to look for answers...
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    Stage2 maps (95 / 98 ron) now ready on my IE...

    Stage2 maps (95 / 98 ron) now ready on my IE Powerlink dongle. Awesome service from the lead programmer @IE!
    Have to find the time now to fit the DP & retune :)

    Next year will go with a rear...
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    Waiting for my Stage2 map to be created for me by...

    Waiting for my Stage2 map to be created for me by IE, hoping it'll be ready soon. Bit of custom work behind it by the programmer, all good, no rush.

    In the meantime I decided to go with an Aussie...
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    ^ Point taken, I see what you're saying....

    ^ Point taken, I see what you're saying. Admittedly I'm new to the modern VAG interface & wasn't aware of 155 / 132 tuning issues. What was the exact issue here, just lower HP & Nm on the 132s...
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    Stage2 credit for the Powerlink dongle is a 50USD...

    Stage2 credit for the Powerlink dongle is a 50USD upgrade, sorted.

    I've got 100% faith in the IE tune. I did my research, and I continually found that customers who had tried both APR and then IE...
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    ^ completely agree! Installed a VW towbar &...

    ^ completely agree!

    Installed a VW towbar & wired in a Curt harness to suit. Also chucked in BKR7EIX iridium plugs gapped to .28 with original VW R8 redtop coilpacks.

    Got an EZ oil drain valve...
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    IE Powerlink is probably a decent option now that...

    IE Powerlink is probably a decent option now that APR are pulling down their Stage2 tune. Got nothing but good things to say about IE, worth looking into if you're after a high boost tune.

    Still...
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    Fitted a Passat CC paddle shift steering wheel,...

    Fitted a Passat CC paddle shift steering wheel, used obdeleven to turn on shift function. Easy job.
    With the IE 98ron tune, it's now how it should have been from factory :)
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    Fitted Stoptech steel brake lines and...

    Fitted Stoptech steel brake lines and Speedbleeders to the front-end of the Tig. Vastly improved braking performance....but still feels very wooden, likely OEM-spec pads. Must get some good pads.
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    IE tune is driving nicely, such a vast...

    IE tune is driving nicely, such a vast improvement over stock tune. Putting the Tig on the dyno soon on the 93oct/98ron tune, will report back.
    Also found a great deal on a Passat CC paddle shift...
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    Finally ordered some Speedtech front braided...

    Finally ordered some Speedtech front braided brake lines, and Speedbleeders all round. Awaiting delivery.
    Also ordered IE ecu remap flash tune using their Powerlink cable. Received quickly, flashed...
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    Doing the IE ecu tune just now has shown me how...

    Doing the IE ecu tune just now has shown me how outa whack the DSG tune is, going to go for a box tune over a controller (I think, more research required)....
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    5N Tiguan with IE Tune

    2015 VW 5N Tiguan 132tsi (180hp) AWD, 7spd DSG, base version, just hit 30,000kms
    Has an intake kit with pod filter, and awaiting delivery on front Speedtech braided brake lines & Speedbleeder brake...
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