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Offline Booth11

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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #110 on: 26 March 2018, 20:22 »
You just get better and better CHB.  Next time I hold a seance I’ll be sending some very disgruntled spirits your way!   :evil:

FOR THE RECORD.  I have no affiliation to DTUK or indeed any company whose products I recommend, have ever recommended.  All my recommendations are borne from personal experience.  Try as he might, CHB simply cannot tarnish my integrity.  But keep trying love.   :grin:
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #111 on: 22 April 2018, 12:49 »
Well this has completely convinced me too, how easy/difficult is it to fit and remove?
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #112 on: 22 April 2018, 13:29 »
Fitting tips here

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=276517.0

You can either remove the flat trim panel removing a single Torx screw, or remove the drivers side storage cubby for access.  Details of install and removal of storage cubby in this vwroc guide.

https://www.vwroc.com/forums/topic/13010-mk7-r-how-to-fit-a-dtuk-pedalbox/
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #113 on: 22 April 2018, 13:39 »
Fitting tips here

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=276517.0

You can either remove the flat trim panel removing a single Torx screw, or remove the drivers side storage cubby for access.  Details of install and removal of storage cubby in this vwroc guide.

https://www.vwroc.com/forums/topic/13010-mk7-r-how-to-fit-a-dtuk-pedalbox/

Ah brilliant Ta  :smiley:

Now that I've read that a few questions.  :wink:

In terms of driver modes (Eco and Sport) what is the consensus on Pedal Box setting's for each car/driver mode? Which setting is best for Eco and which is best for Sport?

Also, if one were to have the car in say Eco and the pedal box in sport plus does it differ vastly to having the car in Sport and the pedal box in Sport Plus? Obviously the differences in Eco and Sport are throttle response, steering etc, so say the car is in Eco and the box is in Sport Plus would it from an acceleration/ throttle response be the same as the car would be in Sport mode without the box, I hope I'm being clear enough.
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #114 on: 22 April 2018, 18:41 »
btw Out of interest or none at all. Had annual quote for insurance on the R and came in £50 lower than last year. I use a broker and it's with Zurich as last year. £369 , so thought I'd mention the pedal box which I haven't done until now.
Came back with £387 which I'm well happy with, especially as Zurich are not recognised as cheap and although would save 2p going with Direct line et al. No brainer.
1st service coming up, what do you reckon remove it or simply put it in normal mode?
Bet a lot of detailing work done this weekend by the pro's. 3 bucket method I read here recently! can't find reference in my Karma Sutra but then it is an early edition :wink:
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #115 on: 22 April 2018, 18:57 »
Fitting tips here

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=276517.0

You can either remove the flat trim panel removing a single Torx screw, or remove the drivers side storage cubby for access.  Details of install and removal of storage cubby in this vwroc guide.

https://www.vwroc.com/forums/topic/13010-mk7-r-how-to-fit-a-dtuk-pedalbox/

Ah brilliant Ta  :smiley:

Now that I've read that a few questions.  :wink:

In terms of driver modes (Eco and Sport) what is the consensus on Pedal Box setting's for each car/driver mode? Which setting is best for Eco and which is best for Sport?

Also, if one were to have the car in say Eco and the pedal box in sport plus does it differ vastly to having the car in Sport and the pedal box in Sport Plus? Obviously the differences in Eco and Sport are throttle response, steering etc, so say the car is in Eco and the box is in Sport Plus would it from an acceleration/ throttle response be the same as the car would be in Sport mode without the box, I hope I'm being clear enough.

Can't help you with the settings with Eco as I never use Eco.  I have my box permanently on one setting mode regardless of the car driver mode, which for me is always set to Individual with a few settings switchecsriund now and then depending on road and driving conditions.  But my pedal box remains on the same setting which is Sport (amber light) and two greens.  I originally started off on Sport with no greens and then moved to 1 green, finally settling on two greens.  My advice is to try it on a number of settings until you find one you feel comfortable with.  Much is dependent on driving strike so it’s not one size fits all, but trial and error.
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #116 on: 22 April 2018, 19:03 »
btw Out of interest or none at all. Had annual quote for insurance on the R and came in £50 lower than last year. I use a broker and it's with Zurich as last year. £369 , so thought I'd mention the pedal box which I haven't done until now.
Came back with £387 which I'm well happy with, especially as Zurich are not recognised as cheap and although would save 2p going with Direct line et al. No brainer.
1st service coming up, what do you reckon remove it or simply put it in normal mode?
Bet a lot of detailing work done this weekend by the pro's. 3 bucket method I read here recently! can't find reference in my Karma Sutra but then it is an early edition :wink:

For the service, it’s up to you, but I just switch the unit off and hide the controller (kept in drivers storage cubby) under a microfibre.  Mine’s been through two services left in place and switched off and most recently was in for battery investigation and replacement under warranty and I left the pedal box in place switched off and all was well.  Just don’t forget to switch it back on after picking the car up, otherwise you’ll feel like you’re driving through treacle.

So you don’t know about the double foreplay (pre wash) and 4 bucket method then?   Better update your Karma Sutra to the latest digital edition. :wink:  :grin:  And buy more buckets! 
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #117 on: 23 April 2018, 10:09 »
Fitting tips here

http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=276517.0

You can either remove the flat trim panel removing a single Torx screw, or remove the drivers side storage cubby for access.  Details of install and removal of storage cubby in this vwroc guide.

https://www.vwroc.com/forums/topic/13010-mk7-r-how-to-fit-a-dtuk-pedalbox/

Ah brilliant Ta  :smiley:

Now that I've read that a few questions.  :wink:

In terms of driver modes (Eco and Sport) what is the consensus on Pedal Box setting's for each car/driver mode? Which setting is best for Eco and which is best for Sport?

Also, if one were to have the car in say Eco and the pedal box in sport plus does it differ vastly to having the car in Sport and the pedal box in Sport Plus? Obviously the differences in Eco and Sport are throttle response, steering etc, so say the car is in Eco and the box is in Sport Plus would it from an acceleration/ throttle response be the same as the car would be in Sport mode without the box, I hope I'm being clear enough.

Can't help you with the settings with Eco as I never use Eco.  I have my box permanently on one setting mode regardless of the car driver mode, which for me is always set to Individual with a few settings switchecsriund now and then depending on road and driving conditions.  But my pedal box remains on the same setting which is Sport (amber light) and two greens.  I originally started off on Sport with no greens and then moved to 1 green, finally settling on two greens.  My advice is to try it on a number of settings until you find one you feel comfortable with.  Much is dependent on driving strike so it’s not one size fits all, but trial and error.

No probs thanks for the help, maybe someone else will know ?
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #118 on: 23 April 2018, 20:03 »
I don't use eco on my GTI but I do use normal and individual (everything on sport except steering which I prefer on normal). I think the answer to your question is try it for yourself. It's personal. I have the pedalbox on sport with 1 green light and don't change it. It's all about trial and error. I found sport+ to be a bit too urgent but others will have a differing opinion. The main thing is get yourself a pedalbox and enjoy :smiley:
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Re: DTUK Pedalbox
« Reply #119 on: 24 April 2018, 07:01 »
Cheers Watts
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