I went with the GTI over a WRX because
aside from performance, I also wanted
an understated exterior and some luxury
Chip it for $500 and you're over 200HP
at the flyhweel. Seriously, even non-
performance oriented people should do
Air filter, turbo back exhaust, dv
valve, inlet pipe, maybe some
intercooler piping...about $2K
installed for all of the above.
Shocks+Springs for about $750 installed
will satisfy most. Bilstein Sport/H&R
Sport keep a near stock comfort level.
A clutch and limited slip (awesome
upgrade) for about $2K installed.
Audi TT front brake upgrade (same as
off the 337 model) for $550 installed.
Everything. I run low 14/high 13 1/4
mile times in street trim (full
interior, 93 octane gas, daily driver
wheels+tires (not stock).
All that coupled with great handling +
braking and a luxury interior.
Coilpacks and MAFS are flaky, but I've
only had 1 coilpack go bad and the
dealer fixed it under warranry even
with my mods. Dealer mod friendlyness
Oh, everyone with the 2002 Monsoon
needs to get two wires switched...110%
imrpovement in sound.