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My 2013 TTS is stock, except for brake pads and fluid, and the 034Motorsports aluminum dogbone mount inert. I'm considering the following modifications combinations during 2016:

1. Stage 1 APR and H&R RSB...aprox $850
2. Stage 1+APR using IE's HPFP...approx $1,100. I'll build the pump.
3. Stage 1 APR and stage 1 DSG tunes...approx. $1,100
4. APR DP and H&R RSB...approx $1,150 and I'll do ECU and HPFP at a later date to make it stage 2+ with APR.


I'll probably get the H&R bar regardless at some point, but for those of you who have experience with modifying the TTS, which option would you do and why? Or maybe some other combo.
 

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The order to which I did things...

1. Software
2. Swaybar, torque mount insert, HPFP
3. Turbo back exhaust
4. DSG software

If I were to do it again. I would do it in the exact same order.

Stock to 1, 1 to 1+, and 1+ to 2+. You could feel the jump every time.

Also if you wanted a extra HPFP I have my stock one that I am not going to use.
 

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1. Springs and bars.....to tighten up the suspension....makes a huge difference......then save a few bucks and do you APR stuff. TTS already has the bigger brakes......my two cents.
 

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why apr and not giac or um?
Local VW/Audi specialist, HSTuning is 10min away and they do APR. I want the support if any issues arise.


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I have a 2.0 TSFI with a KO4 kit and Miltek quad exhaust (therefore essentially a TTS) with all your proposed mods.

1. For performance the tune is by far the most bang for the buck - but I would also absolutely get the matching DSG tune. Drive mode is now great for a little pep around town (instead of just being sluggish and lifeless) and Sport for when you want to have fun - really transformed the DSG for me.

2. For handling, absolutely the rear ASB (set to soft) and I would suggested MSS rear Sport springs (I have an extra set at a good price if you are interested)

IMHO these are all that's really needed unless you've got the modding disease (unfortunately I have a terminal case and am beyond help).

You don't need exhaust modifications until you go to Stage 2 or beyond (definitely the slippery slope) and only need a HPFP if required by the tune.
 
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