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Bigmig95's Gti - Now stage 3 BYD installation
« on: September 04, 2012, 04:48:27 pm »
Just thought I’d include my car as I’ve been on here for a year or so and seen some fantastic looking cars.  Hopefully some of the changes you see here will inspire someone to a mod or two.

Work done so far 

Inside
RCD 510
Upgraded CANBUS gateway module - 7NO907530C
R32 Highline cluster - White dials
MK6 flat bottom MFSW
MK6 stalks
Chrome headlight switch
Chrome tipped window switches
Cruise control
OEM bluetooth and phone prep'
Full LED interior
GTi seat inlays
Gti Foot Rest / Dead pedal

Powertrain
REVO stage 1 map
Revo stage 2+ map
Now REVO stage 3 - BYD / KO4 engine conversion
RS4 FPRV
Wavetrac L.S.D
REVO SPS switch
S3 console bushes with full wheel re-alignment
Superpro lower mount insert
Milltek 3" downpipe with sports cat
Milltek 3" Cat back ED30 system with low profile back box.  non - res centre pipe
Helix uprated clutch with bleed restrictor removed
42DD shifter bushings
Quickshift mechanism
ITG maxogen
ITG cannister
Forge twintake
R8 Coilpacks
New Subframe bolts and washers
R32 calipers and 345mm discs setup -  front only
New rev G recirculation valve
Latest revision PCV
Brand new Audi S3 intercooler with alloy end caps
Brand new Uprated HPFP with Autotech internals
AKS Wheel Alignment Set up







Outside
Colour coded front splitter
Colour coded Rear bumper
Black wing mirrors
LED number plate lights
18" Monzas - diamond cut monza shadows
18" Goodyear Eagle F1 all round - Michelin PS3's
17" Monza with Michelin Pilot Alpin winter tyres for the crap weather
Rear number plate surround only
Philips H7 headlight bulbs
Mk6 rear boot badge
VW wing repairs
VW new wings, their second go at it
Tailgate repainted.
OEM Open fogs

To do


Springs  or Coilovers at some point
Reduce turbo  / intercooler pressure drop restrictions.

REVO intake
18" rims with some track rubber
Colour coded side skirts.


When you go to far modding a standard GTi sometimes it's just too late to stop and by an Eddy, you just have to keep going as it's more hassle than its worth to change everything over to the new motor   :signLOL:



Anyway I bought the car a 2005 golf GTi in 2010 from Listers in Coventry.  It was pretty tidy but the warranty and FSH swung it for me. I’ve no early pictures unfortunately, but I’m sure you’ve all seen a tornado red Golf with 17’s on before.  The vehicle didn’t have many toys on it but was the lowest mileage and best nick I’d seen.


First mod was a trip to A1 wheels after buying a set of scabby 18” Monza 2’s from the forum.  Loved the monza shadow look so opted for a refurb this way.  Ignore the look of this place the quality of workmanship is superb.  Shed the Monza’s with Good Year assymetrics.  No white worm on the Monza’s yet (fingers crossed)

A1 Wheels Trip




Thats better.



 
Next up was a ITG maxogen setup.  I should have known better about open filter noise, which after a day or so did my head in (must be my age)




Next step getting a REVO stage 1 map.  Massive difference in performance   :happy2:
Got rid of the Maxogen open filter and install the enclosed canister arrangement.  Much better noise wise but a bit more fiddly to install though. 





SPS switch from REVO.  Whilst having the SPS programmed they revised my stage 1 map a little along with adding different fuel settings on the switch.  I particularly liked the functionality of the immobiliser REVO offer on the SPS switch.  Several months on I’m still really happy with engine map. 



A visit to the guys at DMR down the road from me.  Only guys I’ve met off the forum so far and I know I’m repeating myself here but fantastic job.  Even dropped me off at home, chauffeur driven in an RS4





http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,48845.0.html


New Mk 6 badge added after white wormed mk5 taken off.  Mk6 protrudes a little but it looks better than the old knackered one.



Changed recirc valve from rev D to revision G.


Door lock module as near side front started playing up, great little thread written by Matto helped no end. 

http://www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,52585.msg598284.html#msg598284




Seat inlays and footrest added.









Full LED interior lights added along with Philips H7 headlight bulbs which made a massive difference over the standard bulbs

Rear LED number plate lights also added, unfortunately they were ridiculously bright, added a resistor in the feed line to tone them down a bit.  Don't have any after photos but you can see how the ones I bought light the road up, had complaints that you couldn't read the plate because they were so bright   :stupid:



New stereo added next along with a canbus upgrade.  Thanks to Eddie-NL for all his help.

Old and new canbus modules





Stereo then installed, love it.  Couldn't justify a 510 version for the additional frills I'd rarely use.  Stereo £300 off Ebay brand new with code.  :happy2:




Next on the list was getting the wings re-painted by Listers of Coventry.  Fortunately they were very accomodating and did this FOC.

Overspray and tidying up after them and winter detail carried out by DMR, thanks again fellas, I'm sure the painters at VW must have known you would finish the job off for them   :fighting:  I must admit i don't have the best eye in the world for checking over paintwork so luckily DMR pointed out a few things and being the perfectioninsts they are did it all for me.



Love the moment when you pick a car up after a detail.  Unfortunately the weather was Sh!te outside  :sad1:




Ordered a VCDS lead off Nigel 'NHN',  Mrs nicked it straight away and wrapped it up for me to have on christmas day.


Early next year I'll get a downpipe for it and be rid of the pre-cat.  I've also a few issues I'll get R-tech to look at if funds permit after the christmas festivities.

Plenty of stuff do as it looks like I'll keep the car for another year or so.





« Last Edit: May 21, 2015, 08:20:29 am by bigmig95 »

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Re: Bigmig95's Gti
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2012, 07:01:47 pm »
Your car looks very well. I have the same colour so it's good to see how the black mirrors look as I was thinking of that mod.

I think a pro detail is one of the best 'mods' you can do.

BTW did they re-do a diamond cut finish on the wheels?

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Re: Bigmig95's Gti
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2012, 09:58:32 pm »
Your car looks very well. I have the same colour so it's good to see how the black mirrors look as I was thinking of that mod.

I think a pro detail is one of the best 'mods' you can do.

BTW did they re-do a diamond cut finish on the wheels?

PJ

Thanks Tortaruga, yes A1 re-did the diamond cut finish, I'm not sure if it can be done again as further material removal during machining might be excessive on the wheel ?  Avoiding curbs and not letting the Mrs drive it seems the best way forward.   :happy2:  If it happens powder coating might be the next step.

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Re: Bigmig95's Gti
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2012, 02:03:15 pm »
New front R32 brakes added, bought off the forum.  Everything was as new and bolted on fine.  Getting the old stuff off was a bit more of a ball ache with drilling and heli-coiling stripped fasteners on the disc shield.  Thanks to Scopes for the brakes and all his help. :happy2:  :drinking:  Top man.

They took a while to bed in but they now stop the car pretty rapidly. Picky here with them sitting under the 17" monza winter wheels. Hawk pads are fantastic for road use.  Only real issue was I had to change the wear connector on the Hawk pads for my old std pad connector as the Hawks wouldn't fit my loom.




Installing the R-clips, very dodgy without fastening one end as they're liable to fly off somewhere whilst trying to install them.





One of Scopes pictures before install (hope you don't mind me using the picture Scopes)
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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2012, 02:29:16 pm »
 :happy2: Not at all Matey!  Your car is looking really well, good to see the brakes went to a good home  :wink:

Your car is very fresh looking Bigmig!

Keep up the top work, hope you mrs doesnt see this thread...  :signLOL:
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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2012, 06:39:28 pm »
Cars looking great! :happy2:
My progress thread www.mk5golfgti.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,66117.0.html
Mods done: revo map, new south boost gauge, rcd510 dab, gti grill, gti colour coded valance, tinted lights, leds, gti spoiler

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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2012, 06:46:36 pm »
Decent pads those  :happy2:

Had them on the GTI and got them on the A3 too. Is Neil a secret brake specialist?!  :laugh:
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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2012, 07:01:07 pm »
Decent pads those  :happy2:

Had them on the GTI and got them on the A3 too. Is Neil a secret brake specialist?!  :laugh:

After a chunk of DaveB's market I reckon  :signLOL:

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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2012, 07:15:04 pm »
Decent pads those  :happy2:

Had them on the GTI and got them on the A3 too. Is Neil a secret brake specialist?!  :laugh:

After a chunk of DaveB's market I reckon  :signLOL:

Nope! No way!  :grin: I would have nowhere near being close to the experience of Sir DaveB  :notworthy:


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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2012, 07:33:54 pm »
I promise I won't say a thing!  :innocent:

Remind me, had you modded her the first time we met?  :evilgrin:

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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2012, 07:49:07 pm »
I promise I won't say a thing!  :innocent:

Remind me, had you modded her the first time we met?  :evilgrin:

No.............  Then 15 minutes with you and the refurb of the drive to my house gets put on hold for six months cause I keep spending money on the car  :grin:

If I get found out I'm gonna be as slippery shouldered as possible.......................  and blame both you and scopes for clearing me out in the last quarter of this year, might work, might not, I'll try anything when backed into a corner.  :signLOL:


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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2012, 08:14:43 pm »
looks excellent :happy2:

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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2012, 09:40:11 pm »
Lovely looking example & some nice subtle mods. Well done

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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2012, 08:20:43 am »
Really like what you have done with the car, simple and subtle but quality mods.

Keep up the good work!!
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Re: Bigmig95's Gti - more mods, don't tell the wife
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2012, 08:57:09 am »
Your car looks really good mate loving all the tornado red gti's on here at the minute  :happy2: