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    If all of the speil that they gave you is 100%...

    If all of the speil that they gave you is 100% true, this is a perfect example as to why you should only ever take a a dsg to someone who knows what they're doing and there is very few repairers that...
  2. Thread: 6R GTI misfiring

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    This is basically it. What I'm saying is that...

    This is basically it.

    What I'm saying is that if there wasn't any in the intake manifold yet the cylinder head that the intake manifold is bolted to is so bad that it needs removing and cleaning,...
  3. Thread: 6R GTI misfiring

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    Thought there wasn't any carbon buildup in the...

    Thought there wasn't any carbon buildup in the intake manifold, yet somehow the head has so much they had to remove it and send it off for cleaning?!?! Mate, don't be surprised if it's just sitting...
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    Moved to "For Sale" section...

    Moved to "For Sale" section...
  5. Thread: 6R GTI misfiring

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    Ben, if I was you and I have had some pretty...

    Ben, if I was you and I have had some pretty ****y experience with VW, I would be speaking to the dealership and saying that you will be invoking your right for a refund of the purchase price of the...
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    Sticky: And why they tried to cheat all the global NOx...

    And why they tried to cheat all the global NOx emissions as well.... Because it's cheaper to do it the easiest, shortest way. I've dealt with these OEMs for years and trust me, it all comes down to...
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    Sticky: The shift points are higher in the rev range so...

    The shift points are higher in the rev range so theoretically you will automatically think you will use more fuel, however you're not loading up the engine as much to push up the revs, to do that the...
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    The DV+ is completely different to what we're...

    The DV+ is completely different to what we're talking about here, it modifies the existing awesome factory diverter valve to stop it from bleeding boost in higher tuned cars. So with a dsg, speaking...
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    I second the forge comments, never known someone...

    I second the forge comments, never known someone with forge stuff that hasn't taken it off....
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    Ok, just making sure you weren't putting one on a...

    Ok, just making sure you weren't putting one on a dsg, you may as well have just set 5 bills on fire if that was the case. Even so, the factory diverter valve with the GFB DV+ will be a far better...
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    Just wondering, your GTI manual or DSG....?

    Just wondering, your GTI manual or DSG....?
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    Blow off valves are not a good idea on these cars...

    Blow off valves are not a good idea on these cars that have a diverter valve, there are many many threads about them and why they adversely affect performance etc.

    If you're after the "pssstch"...
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    Thread closed, will remain as is.
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    Well that information is contrary to everything...

    Well that information is contrary to everything else I have seen, read and measured so I'm not so sure that the updated part number is in fact the correct updated part number in Australia, I really...
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    It largely depends on the tuner Aaron, the new...

    It largely depends on the tuner Aaron, the new tune I'm hoping to get installed next month when I get some time is around the 180kw mark in stage 2 form, I'm not sure what apr offer.
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    Just as a follow up to a quite old thread: The...

    Just as a follow up to a quite old thread:

    The update between the 03C905601A and 03C905601B is the length of the plug.

    The issues you have all been describing have nothing to do with the spark...
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    Well, in reality your are just a polo owner with...

    Well, in reality your are just a polo owner with an over-priced 4 ring badge on the front of your polo ;)

    If you have a read of the sticky I posted yesterday it should give you some insight as to...
  18. Sticky: Interesting information on the 1.4TSI GTI engine *MUST READ*

    Guys I'm actually going to lock this thread, not so people can't comment but I just want to keep it to 1 single page so people don't miss the information as soon as they click on the sticky.... So...
  19. That's a pretty bloody long bow to draw there...

    That's a pretty bloody long bow to draw there Robin!!! You're saying that the inherent design flaws that have been highlighted due to engines being torn down and evaluated (granted in fault finding...
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    Nah mate, of course it's not but the main point...

    Nah mate, of course it's not but the main point is that these guys create power by optimizing every element required to make the power, not just up boost pressure, tweak fuel etc. they also optimize...
  21. Sticky: 6. Supercharger Magnetic Clutch This problem...

    6. Supercharger Magnetic Clutch

    This problem occurred in cars built in 2010 and 2011. The car would make a squeak or ticking noise where the supercharger would struggle to engage upon trying to...
  22. Sticky: 5. Radiator Another built in problem here....

    5. Radiator

    Another built in problem here. This tends to go at the 3 year point, coincidently at the end of the warranty period. It is Pretty bad quality. It uses plastic end tanks bonded to the...
  23. Sticky: 4. Timing Chain The timing chain system is a...

    4. Timing Chain

    The timing chain system is a known fault. The part that fails is the hydraulic tensioner which uses oil pressure to tension the chain. The cases that I am aware of have been when...
  24. Sticky: 3. Turbo The turbo is not necessarily an issue...

    3. Turbo

    The turbo is not necessarily an issue if it wasn’t for the known engine problems but there are 2 major features of this turbo that need consideration to avoid oil consumption.

    The oil...
  25. Sticky: 2. PCV System Or Positive Crankcase...

    2. PCV System

    Or Positive Crankcase Ventilation for those who want to know or care. Basically its job is to release pressure built up in the sump as a result of blow-by gasses entering from the...
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