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I have the racechip ultimate connect. It was roughly over $600. Bluetooth capable with realtime stats. You can adjust between 3 stages, eco, sport or race. I have yet to try and other tunes due to they flash ecu and I'm still under warranty. Plus racechip was the only one I fou d that raises your hp to nearly 200hp in 1 shot. You need stage 1+ or stage 2 for that from any other company, plus your forced to buy extra parts like downpipe, intercooler etc. Not with racechip, and they are a German manufacturer. What better than a German tune on a German car?!
I was looking at getting the racechip ultimate but when choosing an option there are 2 different 1.4t options and I’m not sure which is the one I should choose


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I was looking at getting the racechip ultimate but when choosing an option there are 2 different 1.4t options and I’m not sure which is the one I should choose


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Don't do it. I had one at some point and returned. Here's why.

Their app breaks when updates are released for our smartphones. Look at the Android and Apple store ratings of the app. Rendering your device useless and making it a brick
They ship out of Germany and there is no US support. Support in Germany is extremely slow and they don't care once they have your money.
Recently they replaced their Ultimate chip with that GTS. They downgraded the Ultimate power and gave the "new" chip the same power the old one had and charge more. You can see that posted in old Facebook comments they had on their page. Who does that shady business, really?
They have no dyno chart backing up their hp claims.

I mentioned a different chip earlier in this thread but won't repeat it. Compare those two. Send them emails and you will see that responses between the two are vastly different. Then decide.
 

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Don't do it. I had one at some point and returned. Here's why.

Their app breaks when updates are released for our smartphones. Look at the Android and Apple store ratings of the app. Rendering your device useless and making it a brick
They ship out of Germany and there is no US support. Support in Germany is extremely slow and they don't care once they have your money.
Recently they replaced their Ultimate chip with that GTS. They downgraded the Ultimate power and gave the "new" chip the same power the old one had and charge more. You can see that posted in old Facebook comments they had on their page. Who does that shady business, really?
They have no dyno chart backing up their hp claims.

I mentioned a different chip earlier in this thread but won't repeat it. Compare those two. Send them emails and you will see that responses between the two are vastly different. Then decide.
I dont know why your bad mouthing them. I had a great experience with them! Quick as hell to respond if I had any issues, which I only had 1 during the install. And I definitely felt the gains! The app never once faulted for me. It worked like a charm. And German company for a German car!!! I was extremely pleased with the product are so are many many many people.

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I believe the jetta 1.4 is 1390. The other is overseas engine.
Dont let one bad apple ruin your choice. You'll be quite happy with racechip. I never had any issues what so ever. And the fact you can turn it off for dealership maintenance so you dont void warranty is amazing! I really enjoyed mine alot. I however cannot speak for their new products. I paid over $600 for mine.

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Hey there. Just stating facts. After all we drive an economy vehicle and at least I want to spend my money wisely. VW does not downgrade our engine power when they release a new model year. Why would it be acceptable when racechip does it with their chip? If you are not bothered by getting a product which gets detuned later it’s your money ..
The cpa chip I got after that ordeal is also made in Germany but they also are in the US and have lifetime warranty with a free migration.
 

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Hey there. Just stating facts. After all we drive an economy vehicle and at least I want to spend my money wisely. VW does not downgrade our engine power when they release a new model year. Why would it be acceptable when racechip does it with their chip? If you are not bothered by getting a product which gets detuned later it’s your money ..
The cpa chip I got after that ordeal is also made in Germany but they also are in the US and have lifetime warranty with a free migration.
By any chance you have a link about that CPA chip?
 

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Unless you are putting more air volume through the turbo putting that huge intercooler is going to increase your lag very noticeably.

I installed a mishimoto J line intercooler in preparation before putting in a hybrid turbo and the lag was there since the first minute. After the turbo was replaced with the hybrid one then the spooling came back to near stock levels.

This is what the install looks like in my mk7 golf with the intercooler "upside down" for better fitment and yes, the stock watercooler for the intake manifold was taken out and the water lines coupled. You could leave the watercooler there but at that point it will just become a restriction in the intake path so I decided to leave it out.

EDIT: I could've sworn that there was a post with a link to a wagner intercooler just above mine. Weird.

 

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Unless you are putting more air volume through the turbo putting that huge intercooler is going to increase your lag very noticeably.

I installed a mishimoto J line intercooler in preparation before putting in a hybrid turbo and the lag was there since the first minute. After the turbo was replaced with the hybrid one then the spooling came back to near stock levels.

This is what the install looks like in my mk7 golf with the intercooler "upside down" for better fitment and yes, the stock watercooler for the intake manifold was taken out and the water lines coupled. You could leave the watercooler there but at that point it will just become a restriction in the intake path so I decided to leave it out.

EDIT: I could've sworn that there was a post with a link to a wagner intercooler just above mine. Weird.

Where did you get that??


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Yeah, it's the watercooler block plate from RTMG, it's basically just a "lid" for when you take out the water aircooler. No leaks whatsoever so it's a good fit.
Which lines did you exactly couple? There’s 3 lines to the water cooler


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Which lines did you exactly couple? There’s 3 lines to the water cooler


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All three using a t fitting. One is a line from the radiator to the cooler, one of them is a return to the radiator and the third one was a continuation from the radiator to the rest of the elements that need cooling (I think it connects to the turbo cooling lines) so I figured that by coupling them the only thing that I'm doing is dumping "cooler" water to the final return to the radiator instead of the comparatively hotter water coming out of the original watercooler.

You can cancel the return but that's a bit more involved than just putting the coupler there.
 

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what's your HP output now with the hybrid turbo?
I haven't dyno it yet and I'm still using the JB4 map1 but, if RTMG is to be believed, with a proper custom tune it should be good for about 230hp which puts it on stock gti territory on a lighter package. I'll try to get that done in the next month or so as I also have a pending Peloquin LSD install. This is just a fun track car project.
 

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I haven't dyno it yet and I'm still using the JB4 map1 but, if RTMG is to be believed, with a proper custom tune it should be good for about 230hp which puts it on stock gti territory on a lighter package. I'll try to get that done in the next month or so as I also have a pending Peloquin LSD install. This is just a fun track car project.
LSD??? Yes!!! Seems like another mod to the car. Mine is just a daily with few mods bolt ons and tune and music box for like 1k watts sub system. Nothing big but it’s my fun daily.


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LSD??? Yes!!! Seems like another mod to the car. Mine is just a daily with few mods bolt ons and tune and music box for like 1k watts sub system. Nothing big but it’s my fun daily.


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This is the one that I got https://www.cascadegerman.com/product/02j498005b/ as my Golf pairs the EA211 engine with a 6speed manual transmission 02S. Maybe if you have a 6speed manual the transmission is the same, you can check it on the driver side wheel, the transmission code can be seen right behind the brake rotor.
 

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This is the one that I got https://www.cascadegerman.com/product/02j498005b/ as my Golf pairs the EA211 engine with a 6speed manual transmission 02S. Maybe if you have a 6speed manual the transmission is the same, you can check it on the driver side wheel, the transmission code can be seen right behind the brake rotor.
Oh yeah the Golf is one Gen ahead of the Jetta so the Mk7 Golf has the 6 speed manual while the Mk6 Jetta has the 5 speed manual. Damn that sucks


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