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Offline Booth11

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #530 on: 04 June 2013, 15:10 »
Got it back from body shop :smiley:

Must say they've done a top job all round, looks great and they didn't wash it as per my instructions  :cool:  They showed me pics of the damaged wheel and tyre - not good!

Does anyone know how long I should wait before waxing a resprayed panel?
Black Beauty: MK7 R 5dr DSG, DBP, 19" Pretoria, DCC, Vienna leather, Keyless, Dynaudio, DNS Pro, Rear camera, HBA
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Offline cosmicremedy

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #531 on: 04 June 2013, 15:24 »
Got it back from body shop :smiley:

Must say they've done a top job all round, looks great and they didn't wash it as per my instructions  :cool:  They showed me pics of the damaged wheel and tyre - not good!

Does anyone know how long I should wait before waxing a resprayed panel?

Depends on the paint system used really, typically 7 days to fully cure....

Offline jhunter_83

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #532 on: 05 June 2013, 11:02 »
Just sent my super chips unit off to be reset. It has to be sent off so will cost £232.50.

Cheaper than starting again
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Offline RocketRossUK

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #533 on: 05 June 2013, 13:25 »
Just sent my super chips unit off to be reset. It has to be sent off so will cost £232.50.

Cheaper than starting again

Surely for £290 a R-Tech Custom Map would have been a better choice. But let us know how you get on :)
MK6 GTI CSG | Revo Stage 2 | Revo Stage 2 Intake | Milltek 3" TB Exhaust | SuperPro Anti Lift Kit | H&R ARB's | Bilstein B12 | TT Short Shifter |Mintex M1144 Race Pads | HEL Braided Lines |

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #534 on: 05 June 2013, 13:47 »
R Tech custom map??
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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #535 on: 05 June 2013, 15:23 »
R Tech custom map??

Yeah, here is thier site: http://www.r-techpower.co.uk/r-tech-vw-remap.htm

They are so busy, 3-4 weeks waiting list.

They have the best maps in the country by a mile. They use / created TIV mapping which gives perfect power through out the power band. Think they can get around 265BHP on MK6 GTI Stage 1 with no stress on any component.

Booking mine in for the end of June. - I live in Bradford and will have to travel 2 hours to get there, but well worth it.
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MK6 GTI CSG | Revo Stage 2 | Revo Stage 2 Intake | Milltek 3" TB Exhaust | SuperPro Anti Lift Kit | H&R ARB's | Bilstein B12 | TT Short Shifter |Mintex M1144 Race Pads | HEL Braided Lines |

MK5 GTI - DSG + Extras (Sold because DSG was Soooo Boring !!!)

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #536 on: 05 June 2013, 17:21 »
67.1 mpg on the way to work and 64.7mpg on the way home. Increased the range to 680miles (full tank).
Diagonally parked in a parallel universe.
Now: Mk7.5 R, 5dr, DSG, Deep Pearl Black, 18” Cadiz, Nav, Winter Pack, Keyless, Dynaudio and Reversing camera.
Gone: Mk7 R, 5dr, DSG, Limestone Grey, 19" Pretoria's, Nav Pro, DCC, Winter Pack, Keyless, Mobile Prep and Reversing Camera.
Gone but not forgotten: Mk6 GTD, 5dr, Manual, Tornado Red, 18" Vancouvers, RCD510 + Dynaudio + DAB, Cruise, Winter Pack, Luxury Pack and TPS.

Offline Snoopy

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #537 on: 05 June 2013, 19:23 »
noticed that it needs new discs and pads and new tyres so been out looking for bigger brakes kits

What are people using? Not sure if I should just buy some R32/S3 bigger brakes
dont forget the cupra brakes been red they match. They are often cheaper too.
Ap make a kit that even fits behind the 17" wheels.
I like the drivability results of the superchip mapped cars. Much smoother delivery and smoother torque than alot of maps out there. Much kinder on the marshmallow manual clutch, the weak ihi turbo, diaphragms oem dv and the cvsystem.


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Current Stable: Mk6 GTI, Mk1 GTI, Mk1 Leon & 3 non VW.

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #538 on: 05 June 2013, 19:45 »
My cheap Gti grill came from eBay so I stripped it just to change the red trims over on to my gtd.
I'm very happy with the results.

Offline Neil gti

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Re: What have you done to your Mk6 today then?
« Reply #539 on: 05 June 2013, 20:23 »
Well after my smokey engine last week which I thought that my turbo had gone,
After an inspection the garage is pretty certain it was down to the PCV system putting oil into the intake system and pressurising the crank, so decided to fit a Forge catch can, will be testing it out properly on Friday to see if this has solved the problem  :smiley:

Kit is a perfect fit and everything needed to complete the job


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