20VTMK2GLI

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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby kompressorgolf on Feb Mon 15, 2016 9:02 am

i think a couple more of us do, ill get on it!
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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby MT-Getto on Feb Mon 15, 2016 9:28 am

New bosch upstream o2 fixed my lamda heater issue. Cheapest one I've ever bought, 57$ with an OE plug on it! :)

With these issues sorted, I think I will try the Unitronic tune again.
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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby oldfolkswagen on Feb Mon 15, 2016 1:02 pm

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NEW FORM OF egr (Exhaust Gas Recirculation)
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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby MT-Getto on Feb Mon 15, 2016 1:22 pm

Ha :)
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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby benno3231 on Mar Tue 08, 2016 11:07 am

Just curious, but isn't the heating element just for cold starts? I always thought that after the car was warm it didn't matter to the ecu that the o2 sensor was cold at startup. Or does it change the map significantly at first and affect performance?
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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby MT-Getto on Mar Tue 08, 2016 11:17 am

From what I can tell......
The heater is to get an accurate reading sooner. The system readiness never completes if this does not work. For the system to do its closed loop lambda, everything needs to be working and accounted for. I had to do resistor deletes and leave some of the solenoids in place for the EGR and SAI junk.
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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby MT-Getto on May Sat 21, 2016 6:47 pm

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This post is mostly for my own documentation but you can look I suppose. :p

Getting ready for some track torture, so I did an oil change today at 163,000. I've been driving this swap for 3 years and 10,000 miles!! No major issues to speak of. :thumbsup: :beer:

This stuff cant hurt either:

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Dirty car with holes in bumper and crooked intercooler passed required pre-event tech inspection by qualified shop:

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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby SweaterVest on May Sun 22, 2016 2:23 am

Man I love that car! Upgrading brakes or just replacing calipers and such? Super dot4? Somehow better than normal dot4 but doesn't meet the standards to be called dot5 or something?
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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby MT-Getto on May Sun 22, 2016 6:51 am

Stock front brakes on the GLI 10.1" rotors, and MK4 rears. Can't hurt. Seems like my rears have been dragging so I figured I'd replace them all. Not sure why super4. They don't sell the super blue racing any more so this is the replacement. Its not blue, and there's no racecar or checkered flag on the bottle :(
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Re: 20VTMK2GLI

Postby MT-Getto on May Sun 29, 2016 9:55 pm

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