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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #45 on: October 31, 2016, 10:45:44 PM »
Heres a quick photo of my new sidelight and headlight bulbs! They are much whiter and really make the front end nicer at night, also got the us running lights now too, they come on the when the sidelights are turned on.

Sorry about the quality, crappy iPhone photo.

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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #46 on: November 14, 2016, 08:24:01 AM »
Managed to get myself a back box delete for £60! So picking that up on the weekend!



Going to get this fitted a week on Saturday along with getting the pre cat delete done  :happy2:
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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #47 on: December 20, 2016, 09:36:27 PM »
late upload but ive got my backbox delete on and had the pre cat delete done also a couple of weekends ago. sounds so much better! slighty louder wooshy noises which everyone loves  :happy2:  before i got the backbox on i gave the tips a polish to make sure they looked good when it went on the car, safe to say im impressed!  :smiley: ill work on getting a video done at some point  :smiley:



Also, my most recent purchase, an 8" android head unit, so far i have nothing bad to say and for £270 i cant complain, i wanted to keep the oem look and this stereo ticked all the boxes, dead impressed by it!  i would happily recommend it to anyone whos looking to improve the interior of their car.  :smiley: a little before and after of the stereo.





next on the list is a service and maybe a clutch and fly wheel change in the new year and then ill get some money together and its remap time  :happy2: r-tech im thinking!

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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #48 on: December 22, 2016, 04:55:21 PM »
now ive finished work until the 3rd january, got a little bored today so i thought id go out and record to short videos, one of the ramair oversize intake and the other of my exhaust with the pre cat delete and back box delete on  :smiley: let me know what you think and yes, it needs a good clean as its filthy!

This one is the intake



This one is the exhaust



I hope you like and i hope it gives people an idea of what they sound like if they should want to do the same
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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #49 on: December 30, 2016, 09:55:45 PM »
Got some wind deflectors for Christmas so I'll get them fitted over the next couple of days, possibly when I clean it as I also got an auto finesse cleaning bag and a few more cleaning goodies to use!



Also, how many speakers should my car have? As I only have one that works in my door along with the tweeter and then one in the back, which makes 4 speakers and 2 tweeters, does that sound right or wrong?

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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #50 on: January 02, 2017, 12:18:04 AM »
Love the colour, nice car! IIRC earlier cars had 10 speakers and later ones 8. Not too sure on that one though tbh  :happy2:

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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #51 on: January 02, 2017, 07:38:27 PM »
Love the colour, nice car! IIRC earlier cars had 10 speakers and later ones 8. Not too sure on that one though tbh  :happy2:

Thank you, oh I have absolutely no idea then! I want to change the switches and grab handles and I know the passenger door card has to come off so whenever I get round to changing them, I'll inspect what's there  :smiley:

Fitted the wind deflectors and gave it a good clean and a wax with auto finesse luxury car wax, came up lovely, no photos though unfortunately, back to work tomorrow though!

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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #52 on: January 03, 2017, 09:05:58 PM »
My obd2 adapter arrived today so I can now download the torque app on my head unit  :smiley:


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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #53 on: January 06, 2017, 11:17:23 AM »
Just a heads up, I bought that obd2 adapter and it didn't work, I know there's a chance with cheaper ones, but some work and some don't, but just thought I'd let you know  :smiley:

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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #54 on: January 25, 2017, 10:18:50 PM »
Hit a milestone in the gti the other day, also, going to book it in for a service in the next month or two and I'm on the lookout now for some lowering springs, 30mm ideally so if anyone has any for sale let me know  :smiley:


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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #55 on: February 05, 2017, 11:34:54 AM »
Bought a kill all wipers delete so I have that on my to do list, also gave the car a well over due clean, back to being how it should be  :smiley: probably not for long though  :signLOL:


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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Update!
« Reply #56 on: February 10, 2017, 06:24:47 PM »
Just a little update, I bought a kill all wipers delete the other day, got round to fitting it today  :smiley:





Also I finally bought some 30mm h&r lowering springs! Getting them fitting along with a service next week  :grin:




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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Springs Bought!
« Reply #57 on: February 10, 2017, 07:24:06 PM »
Nice, mine We're put on  today, not expecting 30mm though, also  I'd already bought them and thank god I did, mechanic spotted the ns front had snapped last week and he told me txt me today to tell me both back springs had broken too :confused:.

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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Springs Bought!
« Reply #58 on: February 10, 2017, 08:05:47 PM »
Got any photos of yours with them on? Oh dear! Yeah definately a good job they were changed then!

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Re: Seans Graphite Blue GTI - Springs Bought!
« Reply #59 on: February 10, 2017, 08:14:30 PM »
No, to got it back yet, should be tomorrow, it's having service, pre-cat and resonator delete too, I'll put pics in my thread