Author Topic: Candy White MK6 GTI  (Read 5014 times)

Offline iian

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Candy White MK6 GTI
« on: January 02, 2016, 12:49:40 AM »
Hi Guys,

Former MK5 owner, thought I'd stick up a quick thread on my MK6.



Bought it around 3 months ago now after selling my E46 M3.



Was perfect spec for me (white 3dr, xenons, cloth and nav) all except DSG. Had a MK5 GTI with DSG, and always said I'd never buy a manual again, but this was too good a car at too good a price to miss.





Drove it standard for all of a week before I found some brand new FK Highsport coilovers for sale on gumtree for an absolute steal. Normally would write off any coilovers made by FK, however I had the highsports in my last GTI and they were brilliant coils for the money. I've had KWs and Weitecs before, and these easily compete for daily use.

SO stuck them in and fitted a set of CH-R's I'd bought previously.









Next up I bought a set of TTRS / RS3 Brakes for a bit of a steal. Have the better disk option, not that one which warps and causes wheel wobble. (According to the seller) Currently stripped and sanded back for a refurb. Not sure whether to go red or stay black, so feel free to fire opinions at me!



Also took advantage of Revo's -25% blackfriday deal, and got the car stage 1 mapped. Couldn't believe the difference. I've had Revo maps before, but this time definitely felt like a bigger jump in performance. Really enjoying the car as a result. Money well spent!

Also have a Eurojet turbo back exhaust, so hope to get that and an intake to jump up to stage 2 soon, along side the clutch.



Other plans are LED rears, smooth front bumper, wider wings to allow a further drop, maybe some ARBs and chassis mods. See a set of H&R Ultralows on here for fair money, but have a load of other stuff to get first!

Going for a good all-rounder. Something that can hit a track day on Saturday, look good on the show field on Sunday, while still being comfortable and economical to take me to work on Monday morning.

Thanks for reading.
Ian

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2016, 10:25:04 AM »
Really love this dude

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2016, 10:32:52 AM »
Stunning mate. Been looking at some mk6 as well. Great spec  :happy2:
mk5 Graphite Blue GTI - Leathers, Xenons, MFD2, PDC, Boot Pop
mk7 Pure White GTI - Performance Pack, Xenons, DSG, Leathers, Pro Nav, Dynaudio, Park Assist, Keyless, 19" Santaigo's

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2016, 10:48:28 AM »
Looks good another nice one in NI?

Offline iian

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2016, 11:08:04 AM »
Thanks folks.

Looks good another nice one in NI?

Yeah, NI car

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2016, 11:59:55 AM »
very nice car and some excelent mods

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2016, 01:11:34 PM »
This is looking pretty promising! I'd go for red TTRS calipers if it were my choice   :happy2:

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2016, 02:44:29 PM »
Lovely looking motor mate

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2016, 03:11:30 PM »
lovely car but i hate you for having those ch-r's

they are my latest obsession and i think they need adding to my wheel collection

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2016, 03:25:28 PM »
Lovely car

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2016, 05:37:41 PM »
I like what you're doing to it. Good work! :congrats:

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2016, 11:05:12 PM »
Very clean!!

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2016, 11:12:30 PM »
Cheers folks!

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2016, 07:41:47 AM »
Looks great Ian.

What did you pay for the brakes if you don't mind me asking? And do they need new lines/hoses etc? I assume they aren't just a straight swap?

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Re: Candy White MK6 GTI
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2016, 12:11:19 PM »
very tidy m8,loved my cupra candy white once polished up was stunning
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