SPECS
Horsepower
452 HP
Torque
437 LB-FT
Curb Weight
3325 LB
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Engine Size
2.0 L
Transmission Type
Manual
MPG (City/Highway)
19/27 MPG
VEHICLE STORY

This car came into my life totally by sheer luck. I was looking to order a 2014 Audi S5 in Nagaro Blue paint from the factory. While I was saving up money, I happen to look at some MK6 Golf R's. I found a 2012 Golf R with an APR Stage III kit and a few goodies, but it was sold before I was able to look at it. After a few weeks, I came across a 2013 Golf R 2 Door with Nav/Sunroof. The owner was motivated to sell because he was trying to get a fully loaded 2014 S4 at a "steal". Needless to say, I made the purchase because he had already done some preliminary work to the car which made it easier to get to where I wanted to go at a great price. So here is the build sheet for this car. APR Stage III GTX Turbo Kit APR Front Mount Intercooler APR RSC 3" Turbo back exhaust with Diamond Black Tips APR Runner Flap Delete APR High Pressure Fuel Pump APR Low Pressure Fuel Pump APR Stage III Tune to make use of the above Carbonio Stage 1 Intake Southbend Stage 2 Endurance Clutch kit New South Performance Vent Gauge Pod Kit European BiXenon Headlights with LEDs European LED Tail lights European Back up camera Tyrolsport DeadSet Rigid Subframe Collar Kit ECS Tuning 2 piece Semi-Floating X Drilled/Slotted rotors Fr & Rr Hawk 5.0 brake pads Fr & Rr Blacked out and disabled bumper side lights Euro Switch Lamin-X headlight film European cup holders (not installed) JL Audio Stealth Box JL Audio 600w Mono amp w/ Bass remote & amp cutoff switch US Mill Works Lightened Tow Hook Plate mount Rear LED License plate bulbs WeatherTech Rain Guards Madico 35% Tint (heat rejecting) ECS Tuning Hatch Pop Kit 18x8 Racing Dynamics Pro Race 1.2 with blue VW Center caps Goodyear Asymmetric A/S 225/45YR18 I'll update if I forgot anything.

Discuss this build

[]Ture Seven

I like them alot.. Since the stock rotors were 345mm, i decided to not get a Big brake kit. Since the cheapest BBK is only 332mm. of course minus the nicer calipers.. =P The ECS rotors are directionally vaned which is like the STOPTECH Aeroroters and its lightweight.. always a plus. Just get some good pads. The Hawk 5.0 is just ok. I am going to try a different manufacturer next time to see if I can find one that grabs better. These pads are better than stock, just not as good as the ones on my B5 Passat. Maybe I need the Tyrol brake stiffening kit?!?

[]Derek Harvey

How you rate the ecs floating rotors? Was thinking of them as a new purchase

[]Derek Harvey

Nice man ! We have a similar wheel setup too.

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