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I purchased a 3 inch dp for my t5 a while back, and now its time to install it. I have read through some threads regarding this topic, and it looks to me like it is a hairy situation. Aka. shops, not installing the dp correctly, or asking for too much money, or being shadey in general. Of the poeple who have payed a shop to install there dp, what suggestions can you guys give me? How much did it cost? should I get a price in writting before I go through with the work? Also I already, chipped my car through powerchip/evolve, should I remap my ecu, for the 3inch dp?<br>- Thanks alot
 

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You should always get a written estimate for work on your car/house/etc. <p>That said, it wasn't too hard to do myself. The hardest parts were getting stuck bolts out of the turbo (I broke one) and then I could not get the factory downpipe out for the life of me. So I cut it in two and it came right out!
 

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E____'s ECU upgrade is hardwired... can you even modify it?<p>And yes, you should get your ECU re-mapped for the DP if possible.
 

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You have to unplug it and mail it to Evolve, I believe... A PIA if you have the factory airbox, since the ECU is inside it. +1 for K&N
 

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thanks for the help guys... looking back, I wish i had spent a little more and gone with RICA, or some other plug and play program for my ecu. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> sigh
 
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