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  1. MKIV GTI
    How much should I pay for '02 GTI 1.8t w 70k miles? Its from a private seller. I checked out the car. It's in great condition cosmetically. I took it in to a mechanic and it had these issues $710 Error code for catalytic converter (needs new one) $220 Error code for oxygen sensor $??? Error code...
  2. MKIV GTI
    So I have been doing my fair share of searching and reading, and I am just not finding something specifically oriented to my issue. I have had my mkiv for about 6-7 years now. Quick and short, 3 years ago was getting blue smoke, so instead of replacing the k03, went with k04 from ecstuning...
  3. MKIV GTI
    I just bought a 2005 VW GTI 1.8L Turbo (Automatic) with 103,000 miles (164,800 km). I did a bit of research before buying it, but after I bought it I discovered some 'questionable' things on a few websites. I need some advice on changing transmission fluid (when to do it and what type to use)...
  4. VW GTI For Sale
    Hey people, created this account because i figured why not, somebody might see this and not my craigslist ad. Below is the writeup for my car. you can see pictures at my craigslist ad here http://newhaven.craigslist.org/cto/5000200160.html If you're interested call me at 203-446-6488 as I...
  5. GTI Owner's Rides
    Well I wanted to document all the work I am going to be doing to this thing..(budget build).and document costs as well... So I used Craigslist and traded a Silver 01 Ford Expedition with 174K miles and problems for a Silver 01 GTI 1.8T Auto 130K miles..and problems... wanted something more fuel...
  6. MKIV GTI
    Hey everyone I'm new to the forums and was wondering if anyone has any thoughts on a 1.8t gti with a full tdi transmission swap. I realize it will have lower gearing and decrease acceleration, but I am just wondering by how much. I'm trying to decide if the motor will have enough torque to...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello, as many of you probably can tell, this is the first post I've made as a new member to your site. My situation is this, I have an auto tragic 2001 Ford focus with 110k. I use it to delivery Jimmy John's to people in office buildings. I was thinking about purchasing this GTI: Craigslist...
  8. MKIV GTI
    I have a 2003 GTI 1.8T, I am currently looking into performance exhausts. I ordered a 42DD downpipe with a magnaflow cat. I am looking for a reasonably priced catback to make this a full turboback since I am chipping very soon (I am aware I already have the cat, I just need the remaining pieces...
  9. MKIV GTI
    Any of you guy ever seen a timing belt do this. http://i.imgur.com/9jr5X2A.jpg I found that the bolt holding the tensioner isnt completely tight because its partially stripped. Dood that did the job is in Puerto Rico and dont think hes coming back. I have link to a few DIY's on doing the...
  10. VW GTI Problems / Complaints
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  11. MKIV GTI
    Hey guys i just bought a 1.8t gti and i was looking for what are some good mods i have a turbo back exhaust. should i get a new front mount intercooler, or maybe i should chip the car first. Any other ideas would be appreciated. Thanks for your help!!
  12. MKIV GTI
    Hey guys i have been looking at some turbo back exhaust's and i was interested in a 3in billy boat dose anyone know if its any good. Thanks!
  13. MKIV GTI
    Hey All, I have a stock 2001 GTI 1.8T It's been running fine to my knowledge, but my check engine light came on recently. The guy at the shop says that the codes were related to it running lean/rich and a drop in vacuum/pressure. They ran a smoke check on the system and there were leaks...
  14. MKIV GTI
    Like the title says i'm wondering if anyone has installed the K&N 69 Typhoon Series CIA and has any advise, reviews, problems with installation, etc. http://www.carid.com/2004-volkswagen-golf-gti-air-intakes/kn-air-intakes-typhoon-series-324754.html
  15. MKIV GTI
    hello, i have a 2003 gti 1.8t and i wanna put a straight pipe onto it, what would be the best? would it flash any codes? i want it to be pretty deep and nice sounding but not too loud? 2.5" with res or without? idk im new with this any suggestions? and a good intake? and diverter valve i wanna...
  16. 1.8 / 1.8T Engines
    Hey guy i have just bought a 04 GTI 1.8t and im new to this stuff. I was wanting to go with a straight pipe exhaust, i love the deep throatiness it has and how you can hear the turbo spool. I was wondering weather or not this would be a good idea just until i can afford a full turboback exhaust...
  17. VW GTI
    I'm sure this is probably not the right section to post this, but I looked through the many (MANY) forums and couldn't find one more appropriate (I know I probably missed something obvious). Moderators, if this belongs elsewhere, please move it for me? Thanks!! :) I'm posting this on behalf...
  18. MKIV GTI
    Hey guys, My ecu is apparently bad and i need a new one but i tried getting to it for a part number but it's not as easy as i anticipated. Does anyone know the stock ecu that goes in a 2002 gti 1.8t? or anywhere i can go to get the part number? I don't want to do it through vw because they are...
  19. MKIV GTI
    Can anyone please help me?! I just bought a 2002 gti mk4 1.8t with 105k miles on it about 2 days ago. Alls Ive done so far is a muffler delete, and installed a radio. But let me get to the point. I couldnt really get on it when i test drove it because it was rainy ouside so i was just spinning...
  20. MKIV GTI
    Recently picked up a free brand new IE Fuel Rail. I'm looking to do a clean insall with braided lines with Summit Racing's black anodized -an connectors. Still on my stock setup but I've yet to really get in there to take a solid look at the lines I need to replace. Anyone have experience with...
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