Golf R – First Few Mods

Wrapped a few of the first things I wanted to address on the Golf R today. This posted will be updated as I wrap up/complete various changes I’ve planned to make: Tail lights (1/26/20): The smoked ones on the car looked horrible, and were among the first things I wanted to change on the car.…

Introducing the New Golf R

New for 2020, introducing my 2013 VW Golf R! Though I typically am against getting a car with a similar powertrain as one I already have (2L turbo awd), the Golf R turned out to be a good fit for a number of reasons. The main reason was that after crashing my Evo, I wanted…

Red Line Oil Sponsorship 2020

Excited to formally announce my partnership with Red Line Oil for the 2020 racing season! They have time and time again proven to be the best wearing oil in all my cars and I am humbled to be sponsored by them once again. I track all my UOAs here and for the track cars, I…

The Evo is BACK!

Been a very quiet off-season with the Evo out of commission, but I finally picked up the car yesterday, after a month or so at the body shop, mainly waiting on various parts. The car looked like it was in bad shape, but once you opened it up – well it still looked pretty bad…

Mil.Spec 100 Cell Cat

Been a quiet off-season with the Evo in repair & no changes planned for the M3 – my new catalytic converter, however, did finally arrive – 3 months after ordering the thing. It was the second part of a 2 stage process in me removing some knock the car was seeing – part 1 was…

UOA 12072019 (Evo)

UOA for the Evo with regular Red Line 5w30. Ton of hard usage ont he car, 3-4 track days, a few autocrosses, etc. The regular RL 5w30 seems to be showing a little weakness here again with the copper number. I may switch back to the race oil, especially given how well it did and…