1966stang New Reader
June 27, 2010 4:43 p.m.

Some quick questions about autocrossing vee dubs....

1. How hard would it be to make a MK IV VW GTI into a reasonably competittive local autocross car? Not competitive at higher levels...but I know where I can possibly get one cheap.

2. How difficult is it to add an LSD into a MK 5 or MK 6 GTI? the computer would need reprogramed as well also, right...as this car more or less cuts power instead of having a pure LSD?

Still not sure what I want to do next. Right now, I'm just having too much fun autocrossing my Miata.

Paul_VR6 Reader
June 28, 2010 9:21 a.m.

1) what class and with which model? They're heavy.

2) remove transmission, take apart entire internals, install diff... the only thing harder is replacing gears/syncros. Not sure you'll have to do any reprogramming at all. EDL/ASR or whatever they call it usually can be defeated with the dash button.

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