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My build thread for my 2015 Golf R Limestone Grey Metallic. Purchased from in April of 2015 at Langan VW Vernon, CT

My current mods as of March 23, 2019

Performance | Drivetrain
Engine & Transmission
APR Built Long Block (Pistons, Rods, Coated Bearings, valve job, valve springs)
APR Stage 3 EFR Turbo Kit w/ Cast downpipe
APR Stage 3+ MPI Fueling Kit
SuperPro Complete Engine Mount Kit
APR DSG Tune
APR DSG DQ250 DSG Clutch Pack
APR Spherical Pendulum Mount
Wavetrac Limited Slip Differential
UM Haldex Performance Software
AWE Switchback Exhaust
AWE Switchback Remote
APR Carbon Intake with coolant hose
APR carbon fiber turbo inlet pipe
APR Oil Catch Can
APR Intercooler with hoses
OEM steel oil pan
RacingLine Performance Oil Cooler
RS3 Red Ignition Coilpacks

Suspension & Steering
StopTech Big Brake Kit - Trophy Six Piston 355mm
MSS Street Fully adjustable Spring Kit
034 Design Dynamic+ Camber Mounts
Super Pro Adjustable Lower Control Arms.
H&R 27mm Adjustable Front Sway Bar
Super Pro 24mm rear Sway Bar
SuperPro Rear End links
SuperPro Adjustable, Heavy Duty Front Sway Bar Links
034 Motorsport Subframe mount Inserts
034 Motorsport Dogbone Mount Insert
APR Flow-Formed Wheels "Hyper Silver"
235/35ZR19 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Limited Edition Premium Touch
Tyrolsport Deadset Rigid Subframe Kit
Eurocode 8V/MK7 MQB Front / Rear Chassis Brace

Other Modifications
Swoops Built Custom Fabricated Coolant Bottle with level sensor and sight glass.
OEM LED Golf R 7.5 Taillights with harness and coding
Oettinger Roof Spoiler Painted LSG
Custom carbon fiber and leather steering wheel
P3 Cars Digital Vent Gauge
Flow Design Splitter & Side Skirts
Working Armrest *5G0864207DCMR*
Polished Oil Filter Housing and Oil Cap, Washer Fluid, and Dipstick
Euro Power Folding Mirrors & VCDS Coding
Brushed Aluminum Mirror caps with Dyna Blink Dynamic turn signals
S2T GB VW MK7 DSG Paddle Shifter Set
3D MAXpider Floor Mats
Audi S3 Rear Head Rest
Genuine Hatch Foam Insert / Organizer Kit
Opti-Coat
VW R Emblem Black/Blue
Devil Style Gloss Black/Blue Front and Rear Emblems
LEYO Motorsport-Billet Aluminum Knobs
Escort MAX 360
Homelink frameless review mirror
Rokblokz VW GOLF MK7 Rally MudFlaps 2015+

:wave:Day One :wave:


First thing I did was to have the dealer install the Volvo rear license bracket that I purchased from a near by Volvo dealer.







The next day I went to Tent Master on the Berlin Turnpike for 20% tint.







Got my stage 1 APR and Carbon Fiber Intake System today. **Update** APR Catch Can installed. I'm extremely happy? I know that I can :) http://www.excelerateperformance.com/







OptiCoat completed by "Get in Detail"



Folding Mirrors installed and coded by EXCELERATE PERFORMANCE 12 Sycamore Way Unit 1 - Branford, CT 06405 http://www.excelerateperformance.com/

Folding in with key lock - unfolding with key unlock. Very excited.





P3
installed by
EXCELERATE PERFORMANCE 12 Sycamore Way Unit 1 - Branford, CT 06405 http://www.excelerateperformance.com/



I bought and installed valve stems. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JPVZ9TM/...140_TE_3p_dp_1



I opened the cubby and kept it "unlocked" so it can stay higher to rest my arm.



2015 VW Volkswagen Golf MK7 Interior Sunshield. Fits perfect. Surprising that my local VW dealers do not keep these in stock. http://www.ebay.com/itm/201335998059




LED Harness Arrived from Deutsche Auto Parts and installed and coded by XLR8 Branford, CT http://www.excelerateperformance.com/





Dash Cam hardwired by Mobile Electonics LLC in Wallingford, CT for $79 (one hour) http://www.getmect.com/ Comes on when the car turns on and vice versa when turned off.











I purchased a Wagner Golf R MK7 Intercooler from Drive Auto Works 136 Getty Ave Clifton, NJ 07011 http://www.driveautoworks.com/ with their Waterfest special pricing and install. Below are a series of images from start to finish. From what I saw, the Wagner is much bigger and nicely made. Fit perfectly and not a DIY job. It took about 2.5 hours from start to finish. Drive Auto Works were kind enough to allow me to take images during the install process. Noticeable results of instant power on my way back home.















Watched this video about replacing corning bulbs by ZED4ME and had to do the same for my car. I went to Pep Boys and spent more but got it done asap with branded bulbs.




Installed Reverse LED's lights for my Euro tail lights. Much brighter.

http://deautokey.com/product/reverse...led-taillights



Had http://www.excelerateperformance.com/ install APR DSG and APR Oil Catch Can. All that I can say is WOW. The car is VERY responsive with no delay in the throttle.



I liked the parking garage overhead lighting.








 

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Thank you very much. Fix armrest ratcheting so it works. APR Stage 3. New rims but not sure which ones. All Season Tires most likely Continental DWS06. Cool front splitter like the one you ordered ;-)

Ha, yeah I'm happy with my choice. Glad I didn't jump the gun and order a different one. It's going to go on at the same time as my VWR springs.
 

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All I can say is WOW!
Your car would have lived quite a different life had I been ready to go DSG the day before you stepped into Langan ;)
 

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Nice build, but...

My build thread for my 2015 Golf R Limestone Grey Metallic. Purchased from Langan VW Vernon, CT


I purchased a Wagner Golf R MK7 Intercooler from Drive Auto Works 136 Getty Ave Clifton, NJ 07011 http://www.driveautoworks.com/ with their Waterfest special pricing and install. Below are a series of images from start to finish. From what I saw, the Wagner is much bigger and nicely made. Fit perfectly and not a DIY job. It took about 2.5 hours from start to finish. Drive Auto Works were kind enough to allow me to take images during the install process. Noticeable results of instant power on my way back home.


 

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Bought those paddle extensions today. Very nice, good find!
 

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New Tires and Rims

I'm very pumped up for putting these on today. OEM European market only 19" VW Gloss Black Talladegas from Germany with 235/35/19 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. I met a previous 2013 Golf R owner that sold his amazing car and had these rims left over. We met halfway between us today. I'm EXTREMELY happy with how they look on my car.

Just some action images during install. Will take better images tomorrow.









 

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Lighter/Heavier/Same than stock?
 
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