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"Nadia" My12 R20

Review/Impressions and a little bit of my driving history.
I First started driving in the spring of 2005, my first car was a 96 Honda Civic Ex coupe that had a D16Y8 Under the hood. This car was my first venture into the car world but ended a couple years later in the fall of 2006.
fall 2006-winter 2010 acura CL 3.0
winter 2010 till summer 2012 2011 GTI
summer 2012 till ?????? Golf R
Note: work in progress.

Modifications

Engine & Performance

•C2 Motorsports C2ner- Stage 1+ And Loving It!!
•CTS Turbo Intake w/ Heat Shield (need to install heat shield)- planning to replace with IE Intake
•Black Windshield Washer Fluid Cap - May replace with OSIR cap/cover
•Porsche 911 Expansion Tank Cap
•Porsche 911 Oil Cap Cover
•034 Motorsports Traverse 2.0T FSI Catch Can Kit w/ Oil Drain Kit- To be installed
•Energizer H5 Battery

Transmission & Shifter
•42DD Shifter Bracket Bushings
•42DD Shifter Cable Bushings
•VW MK4 Metal Relay Lever(1J0 711 202J)
•VW Mk4 Metal Shift Bracket(1J0 711 789C)
•HPA Short Shifter (shortest setting)


Wheel & Tire
•Golss Black 19x8.5 ET45 Neuspeed RSe102
•Gloss Charcoal19x8.5 ET47 HRE P43S (boxed up waiting for future Repairs)
•Continental EXTREMECONTACT DWS 06 235/35/19

Suspension
•Passat B6 Aluminum Spindles- To be installed Once I acquire other Suspension Parts.

Braking
•TyrolSport Master Bracket- To Be Installed
• Centric High Carbon Brake Rotors- Front (125.33112) & Rear (125.33113)
• EBC Red Stuff Front (DP31946C) & Rear (DP31518C) Brake Pads

Interior
•OEM RNS510 N - Replacing with 2020 D Variant MIB2 Discoer Media PQ Radio
•OEM 9W7 Bluetooth Module - Replacing with 2020 D Variant MIB2 Radio
•OEM MK6 Golf R Mojo Mats
•OEM MK7 Climatronic Control (Air Quality Sensor is not installed yet)
•OEM Emergency Triangle
•OEM Hatch Tray
•OEM Auto Open/Close side Pocket Umbrella
•OEM 4Motion Shift Knob assembly, with silver stitched Leather boot
•OEM Tiquan Start-Stop Switch Part No. 5ND959839
•OEM Titan Black Dash Cubby
•OEM Titan Black Driver & Passenger Under Seat Storage Drawers
•OEM Titan Black Full-Sized/Basic Armrest (MDI Delete)
•OEM Aluminum look Glove Box Handle
•OEM European Cup Holder & Bottle Opener
•OEM 3D Color MFD for MK6 Platform- Installed and Loving it!
•OEM RLS + Auto dimming mirror & Automatic Switch- Waiting to finish the wiring, then I'll do coding.
•Deautokey.com Interior LED's + 18 SMD Trunk Housing
•Auto Polar FIS+ Kessey Edition- Uninstalled due to 9w7 problems, will re-install post MIB2 install.
•Bold-Sport Stainless Steel Seat Inserts
•Bold-Sport 18SMD Door Warning light Housing w/ 3D LED
•Double Apex USB Charger w/ Quick Charge 3.0 Update!
•Double Apex Garage Control

Exterior
•OEM Auto Folding Mirror's with SMD LED Puddle Light
•OEM Blind Spot Mirror’s
•Custom Smoked OEM Front Side markers
•OEM Tinted Golf R Taillights w/o Fog Lights
•OEM Reverse Camera- Waiting to be installed
•Deautokey Cree Error Free Reverse LED's
•Deautokey OSRAM H16 LED Front Turn Signals
•Deautokey OSRAM Euro LED Taillight LED Turn Signals
•LEDWholesalers 6 SMT LED 194 T10 Wedge Bulb's for front Side markers---Replacing with Deautokey White Sidemarker LED's
•KLii Motorwerkes Rear Emblem Color Fill


Vagcom/VCDS Tweaks
•ABS: ESC Defeat
•Driver Seat Heater Memory
•Passenger Seat Heater Memory for 10mins
•MFD: Volume to be replenished
•MK7 Climatronic Staging
•KESSY: Lock Car While Running via remote
•Lighting: Comfort Turn Signal Count= 5
•Lighting: Disabled monitoring
•Lighting: Emergency Brake Flashing
•Lighting: Enable ATA Confirm on/off via MFI
•Lighting: Enable Door Warning Lights
•Lighting: Enable DRL Turn On/Off via MFI
•Lighting: Enable Memory Seats(required for Mirror Tilt & High-line controller) MFI
•Lighting: Enable Mirror Down in Reverse On/Off via MFI
•Lighting: LED Tail-light Coding
•Windows: Roll Up/Down via remote
•Wipers: Enable Tear Drop Wiping on Front Wiper
•Wipers: Enable Tear Drop Wiping on Rear Wiper

Maintenance
10k Maintenance
20k Maintenance
30k Maintenance w/Haldex
40k Maintenance
46kish New Filter for CTS Intake & new bolts ordered for the tray bolt.
50k Maintenance
60k Maintenance
65,191 Miles- Brake Rotors & Pads Installed
70k Maintenance
80k Maintenance
90k Maintenance coupled with replacing PVC, Drive belt, tensenor and Valve Cover Gasket.

Feel Free to post with Suggestions and thoughts or just chat it up ^_^
 

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Should swap the front plate bracket to one that fits better (EOS with minor mods fits great - I made a thread for this, looks much better).
 

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Should swap the front plate bracket to one that fits better (EOS with minor mods fits great - I made a thread for this, looks much better).
Planning on having it taken off and holes filled soon, just leaving it on mainly to cover up the 4 ugly holes e_e..... Hope to have the time to drop my car off soon. Though i will look into that.
 

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Very nice car!! Love that colour!!

South Africa only got the 5 door as well. But you get the choice of manual or DSG.

I quite like my 5 door model... Well with the price that they cost here its way more practical.
 

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Very nice car!! Love that colour!!

South Africa only got the 5 door as well. But you get the choice of manual or DSG.

I quite like my 5 door model... Well with the price that they cost here its way more practical.
Hell yea, probably equivalent of about $50K USD to get what you have there.. I think the 5 door looks better anyway. I can't get over that upwards sweep of the rear window on 2 doors.
 

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Pictures

Original post:Found my pictures will start posting them as soon as I watermark and upload to Flickr. Please stand by :)

Pictures Via Photo Bucket
LED Turn Signals
Stock Bulb vs LED(Putco from amazon.com)



Reverse Bulbs- T10/T15 Cree Q5 7W (via Thinkpan on ebay)
The Cree Bulbs


Stock Reverse Bulb(left vs LED Reverse Bulb (Right)


Both Installed


Black Windshield washer Fluid Cap & Black Expansion Tank Cap











Finished Product

More to come...
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These are by far the best mounts on the market! Zero vibration making an OEM feeling in the car and the hold damn near solid. Ran them on my really high HP 20v before I downsized to 400 plus HP.

Not sure if we need mk5 mounts or mk6. Id think mk5 cuz we have the belt drive timing belt on the right side of the motor. Check um out, they aren't much more coin.
http://www.dli-teknik.se/index.php?section=products&subsection=3&cat=14&s1cat=525&lang=en



Lemme know if you want me to delete this, I don't want you to think I'm advertising for them or anything. Just showing you a killer product that I've used successfully in the past. I'll be going with them again when its time to dig into the motor of my R20.
 

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I'm actually really glad they were posted up. I saw them once in May and couldn't remember who made them. More recently I was hunting for these specific mounts. FYI, PerformaceLEDs is doing group buys on these in batches of 10. I ordered mine today. :D
 

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I'm actually really glad they were posted up. I saw them once in May and couldn't remember who made them. More recently I was hunting for these specific mounts.
Really? Saw them for a while now in the mk4 R section.
Never saw any bad reviews, just good.
 
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