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    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    it came with a bracket that didn’t work on my car. Perhaps it works on previous gen TDIs? I just drilled out the spot welds on the factory bracket and filter housing and used that. Thanks I’ll try that.. would have been pretty easy when I have the front clip off.. not so much now..
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    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    Added a Nicktane filter kit and rawtek delete.. I’ve put almost 3,000 miles on this setup and I’ve been averaging 52mpg to work (commute from PA to NYC) very pleased with everything. Need to get a little barb fitting so I can delete that def injector
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    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    I know in the Fords powerstroke it’s to sync the pump strokes with the injectors firing. Perhaps this is the same reason on the TDI? I personally liked the fact I could lock the pump, crank and cam.. timing belt swap on the CRUA (once you remove all the bs engineers put in the way) is one of...
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    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    That’s different than mine.. Unfortunately I didn’t take any pics This is the original kit they sent me
  5. J

    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    The body of the pump wouldn’t physically fit in the factory bracket with the darkside mount adapter. Do you happen to have a picture of your mount adapter?
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    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    You’re not modifying the bracket with it installed
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    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    I finally got this installed and running. Had a delay waiting for the correct parts to come in stock at Darkside and then ran into further delays due to work and weather. What’s a good image hosting site ? This was by no means a quick and simple swap, it’s much easier on the previous...
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    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    I received the wrong pump kit. Darkside has the correct kit on its way to me.
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    CP3 pump install - it’s installed

    For anyone that’s installed a CP3 pump on your CRUA, did you swap over a different pump gear? The kit I got from dark side has an adapter for a gear that bolts on to it but my factory gear does not bolt on. It’s two pieces but seems the first piece is pressed on to the shaft of the pump while...
  10. J

    -10F Nooooo Problem!

    You were correct, towed it home and put it in the garage. Added some diesel 911 to the tank and fuel filter housing.. see if she'll start when I get home. Its -4 outside but 45 in the garage.
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    -10F Nooooo Problem!

    -4 (-17 with windchill) this morning, my TDI started right up no problem.. let it idle while I let the dog out. Got about 10 minutes from the house then the glow plug light started flashing, followed by check engine light.. would start back up for a few seconds but would not stay idling Had to...
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    Should i buy new 2015 golf TDI or should i wait for buybacks?

    Dealership I bought my '15 Golf SE from for 28k (23k after rebate) new had a used '15 Golf SE with over 20k miles for 24k. It was a no brainer to get the new Golf with the 5k rebate and 0% for 6 years.
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    How much fuel in tank once fuel light comes on?

    I've put little over 2k miles on the '15 Golf I bought last month, it's never taken more than 11 gallons at fill up with the needle pretty low.. I do miss the range my '06 Jetta would get out of a tank.
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    Xenon/led Sel lighting package

    The '15 I picked up a few weeks ago has the package, I do a lot of night driving and love these lights. It's a night and day difference between my '06 Jetta headlights and my bi-xenon Golf lights. I'd highly recommend them.
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    Total miles on new 2015 TDI's?

    Picked up my '15 Golf SE this past Tuesday night, it had 59 miles on the clock. Looked/smelled new inside and out, I've bought my wife several brand new cars over the years but this is my first. Wish it was manual but the DSG is growing on me, paddle shifters are fun.
  16. J

    Need help Purchase Mk7 golf SEL or Jetta S

    I gave up trying to find a new 2015 Golf SE or SEL in manual. Bought a dsg SE lastnight, it has the lighting package, fender stereo and few other upgrades. With the 5k rebate and 0% financing it was a no brainer to go new, the used prices are insane. Very happy with it, was a nice ride in to...
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