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<IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Now that my R is broken in, I'm chirpin' in the first three gears.<br>THAT is pretty amazing out of a 5 cylinder!<br>Is it just me, the Rossos, the horrible blacktop in PA?<br>I can chirp in all three with Advanced. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br>Better start saving my $$$ for new tires now. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Who else is chirpin'? (Eric_H)

No, it's you, abusing your car
 

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Re: Who else is chirpin'? (JRL)

I guess I should have gotten that Mustang afterall......... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Who else is chirpin'? (Eric_H)

Easy on that clutch... There is a slight power spike on initial clutch engagement because of the way the Turbo retains boost. If you're not used to it, you will neglect to ever so slightly feather the clutch in it's anticipation, and you'll chirp 'em. This is something that has proved to be an angle gear killer in our cars, so you should focus on learning how to drive the R fast without breaking them loose very often.<p>P.S. Disengage your AWD... Chirp even more than a Cobra, if that's what you're looking for. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Who else is chirpin'? (Eric_H)

I wasn't joking.<br>You really should take it easy. Your said Mustang's clutch is designed to take that kind of abuse, the R's drivetrain is NOT and you really will have some major problems down the line (if not sooner) if you continue with that kind of driving behavior.<br>I'm not putting you down here, I'm try to make you understand that an R is not the kind of vehicle that you can do this to and expect it to live a long and happy life (or even a short one <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> ).<br>It's not a drag racer and if that's the way you drive everytime you take off on a clear stretch of road you're just asking for trouble. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>He is right about pulling the Haldex fuse if you want to do drag starts all the time. You may wind up with a clutch problem but at least the angle gear <I>should </I>be safe. Just watch out for that torque steer, it becomes quite a handful in FWD mode at full throttle
 

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Re: Who else is chirpin'? (JOSBRO)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JOSBRO</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Easy on that clutch... There is a slight power spike on initial clutch engagement because of the way the Turbo retains boost. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>What does that mean? Does the Vovlo have a BPV (By pass Valve) or BOV (Blow Off Valve)? The former basically route the pressure around the impeller and allows the turbo to "spin free", and the latter releases the pressure outside the sysytem (the "Pfft" noise you hear from some turbo cars). The BPV allows for the turbo to be up to speed when you shift, but it doesn't really retain any pressure.
 
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