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  1. MKIV GTI
    Hey Guys, New to the forums and VW world looking to get some more power out of my engine and have been looking at potentially doing a supercharger or turbo. But I have the SOHC VR6 and having trouble finding anything like that. Is there anyone out there that might know of a place to purchase a...
  2. MKIV GTI
    Hello, I have a 1.8, stage 1, dv, SMIC. I want to upgrade the turbo (have a leak starting so I figure I might as well go bigger) but I am wondering how big can I go with the turbo without upgrading the down pipe/exhaust. I have to smog every other year and it seems like a pita to go back to...
  3. WANTED and FOR SALE
    SOLD Hello fellow MFG's, long time no see. Hope ya'll are doin well. Especially volcano, teh_chris, cburstin, and the old crew. For sale is a 1986 Porsche 944 Turbo Alpine White w/ Burgundy Interior Starting $4,500 (negotiable)!!! VIN available upon request 128,600 miles Here is an album of...
  4. 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)...
  5. MKIV GTI
    i am wondering if the front mount intercooler would be beneficial. thinking about purchasing one.:o
  6. MKIV GTI
    I've been hearing that a blow off valve for the 1.8's will ruin the turbo life but I'm not sure. Ive heard a ton about the R1 Apr diverter valve and am wondering if that would be the better route rather than a blow off valve. Thanks [hail vw]
  7. VW GTI For Sale
    I posted this same message in the Welcome forum... then within hours, learned that we have to sell our GTI. Hopefully we can figure out how to price it... AND find a buyer... both here. So, IF by chance you have an idea on price, please offer me some advice on a good win/win price. I'm lost...
  8. MKVI GTI
    My First post!! Hey guys, I have a 2010 GTI, Candy White, APR ECU Tune, and a Forge Twintake. Needless to say, it is a very fun car to drive with just these tunes, But I wanted to go big, go really insane ya know. I was considering Turbo options for future upgrades what I should be thinking...
  9. MKV GTI
    my turbo goes into limp mode it only boost 5 when normal is 12 driving with my lights on and my right light stops working then then the turbo works fine then i turn lights on and off and back on the right light works again and turbo goes back to only boosting 5 and also if it is in limp mode I...
  10. WANTED and FOR SALE
    2002 Volkswagen GTI 337 Limited Edition (1/1750 ever produced) 1.8 Liter Turbocharged Transverse 4 Cylinder Engine; Code "AWP" Miles: 157,000 Always kept up on all of my maintenance every 3,000 miles or sooner with full synthetic fluids, all per factory specification. Tires low on both sets...
  11. MKIV GTI
    Ok so I went ahead and bought my first new vw I've owned a few older vw bugs. I have an 02 golf gti 1.8t I just purchased from a local here in vermont. I got it for a pretty good price so I thought. I noticed it had a few boost leaks before purchasing it......commen for boosted cars. Anyways...
  12. MKV GTI
    Hey guys, I have an '08 with 55k on it. I have APR Stage 1, a neuspeed P-flow intake(that should be cleaned and oiled. I put a 42DD Stealth CC in and have upgraded my diverter valve. I also put in a New South Performance boost gauge in the vent. Here is my issue... In first gear, I'll get to...
  13. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2007 with a DSG transmission. For the most part I know that these cars are descent cars mechanically. My car is bone stock with a CHEAP Megan cat back. What I want to do is get to a number. Happily I want to me at a low to mid 13 second car. I understand more power comes more problems...
  14. MKIV GTI
    I've got a red 05 mk4 Gti 1.8t. Not much done to it, but here's what I have so far... Cold Air Intake Lowered 2 inches Tinted Windows Exhaust Tip I love the sound of this car, especially that high pitch turbo sound...but I'd like it to be more throaty and loud. And not just a fart, but a...
  15. MKV GTI
    good morning everyone :) I'm trying to figure out what turbo to buy. I keep seeing t25 t3 t28 t4 and all kinds of stuff thrown around. I don't have a bentley manual in front of me, and I was just curious to what type of flange is on the 2008? my end goal is to hit at least 400 whp, so I was...
  16. MKV GTI
    2007 MKV. About a week ago I installed a k&n cold air. A couple days later I heard a clicking sound that only lasted for a couple seconds, but since then I have felt as if my turbo is not working. I don't know if something could have happen when I put on the intake but took it to the dealership...
  17. WANTED and FOR SALE
    I'm upgrading to K04 and no longer need this pipe. It has 25,482 miles on it. Perfect condition. $50 + shipping. Part: 1K0 145 762 M 1K0 145 840 F
  18. MKIV GTI
    got a 02 gti and im looking for a turbo back exhaust, the only one ive come across so far is the 42 draft designs system, is that one good? are there any other turbo back systems any one knows of that will fit a mk4 gti?
  19. MKV GTI
    Well guys, I know I've been dormant on here for a heckuva long time. Some crazy stuff has happened in the past 2 years, so my GTI project was placed on hold. I finally ordered all my parts (I'm piecing together my own kit). My question is, do I need this part to connect the KO4 intake outlet to...
  20. WANTED and FOR SALE
    I'm looking to sell or trade my 2003 Volkswagen Gti 20th anniversary edition , it is #0001 of 4000 , so it was the first one made. Looking to get 12000 or best offer The car runs great, no problems with it. Very clean and in great condition , 6 speed manual mods and other stuff: 70k miles GIAC...
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