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2018 Leon Cupra R

Discussion in 'Readers Rides (SEAT)' started by paddy6789, Oct 31, 2018.

  1. paddy6789

    paddy6789 Mk3 Cupra R
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    Howdy! I picked up my new Cupra R a few days ago and I want to keep a build thread for myself but for others also to see what their views are and any recommendations/improvements :)

    Here she is:
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    Completed a few coding mods so far:
    • Enabled Alarm Chirp with Lock/Unlock
    • Auto folding mirrors with lock
    • Auto fan speed display with Air Con
    • Disabled open door alarm
    • 5 flash 1 touch indicators
    • Linear throttle setting
    • Disabled sound actuator
    • Speed Camera's added to Nav system (with thanks to @Damo H)
    Mods completed:
    • Gas boot struts
    • Gas bonnet struts
    • VAGSport Res Delete
    • Strut brace bar fitted
    • Racingline engine dressing parts
    • 4G WiFi dongle hardwired in
    • Dash cam hardwired in and connected to cloud
    • Tracker
    • Racingline OEM+ Stage 1
    • Ghost Autowatch
    • Audi RS3 Brake Ducts
    • Racingline Lowering Springs
    • Racingline R600 underhose
    • VAGSport Intake Kit (Turbo elbow, intake hose, muffler delete and panel filter)
    • Pikey 'R600' intake modification
    • RTS Twin Friction Clutch
    Mods to be completed shortly:
    • Orange footwell lights
    • Custom footrest
    • Exhaust tips slightly larger and more flush with the diffuser
    • Racingline Intercooler
    • Racingline Oil Cooler
    • Racingline Oil Management
    • Scorpion sports cat downpipe
     
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  2. aaaa_kk

    aaaa_kk Active Member

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    Wow! Looks stunning
     
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  3. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    Wow, seal it in amber whilst it's shiny shiny!!! Um, I've stayed out of the :handbags: but I really like the black / copper. I assume you are going to leave the copper bits copper?
     
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  4. paddy6789

    paddy6789 Mk3 Cupra R
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    Yeah I love the copper on black. It isn't as 'in your face' as I was expecting, which is good. And it is certainly a head turner. Though, it's dirty already with all these gritters around and motorway driving!
     
  5. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    Whens it going in for a remap? :D Are you getting it ceramic coated? Love the wheels!! Need close up pics of the calipers. I can just about make out drilled discs.
     
  6. paddy6789

    paddy6789 Mk3 Cupra R
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    Added a picture of the wheels close up :)
     
  7. paddy6789

    paddy6789 Mk3 Cupra R
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    It's off to get it's pre-map scan and readings tomorrow. Then will create a tuning plan from there :)
     
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    paddy6789 Mk3 Cupra R
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    And no, it's not a scratch on the wheel arch - it's Seat being rubbish at polishing/waxing and leaving it like that...
     
  9. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    No way!! There's a tiny Cupra logo in copper on the wheels!

    :thumbup:. I like it, wasting no time.
     
  10. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    :lol: I was thinking that. But I didn't want to spoil it for you by mentioning it. But then I did think it could equally be polish that hadn't been buffed off.
     
  11. Jimbobcook

    Jimbobcook MK2 Cupra R Stock+
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    That is shiny! get it wrapped clear to protect from stone chips lol

    That thing best be shiny at the meet...

    For the 24 hour recording does it have wifi upload when your outside your house so if someone nicks it you have pictures etc lol

    You've joined the elite of the R status... Shame it's not blue...
     
  12. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    If it were mine, I'd put it in a glass case and never take it outside!!

    Haha, can't have everything eh!?
     
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    Jimbobcook MK2 Cupra R Stock+
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    Are we sorting a selfie stick for pictures with the MK3 Cupra R? #dontlickthepaintwork
     
  14. Legojon

    Legojon I only wanted a remap
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    After the ceramic coating of course, I'm not a savage!
     
  15. paddy6789

    paddy6789 Mk3 Cupra R
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    I need to find a good ceramic coating product I can apply myself...
     
  16. Stop being tight and get it done properly you know its worth it in the long run.

    Very very nice car, I loved your old one but this is going to be a lot better.

    Is the exhaust ok for the upgrades or will you need to replace it.

    Looking forward to seeing it in the flesh at Blackpool meet.
     
  17. Jimbobcook

    Jimbobcook MK2 Cupra R Stock+
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    Fair point @paddy6789 I wouldn't do it myself lol I would probably set a few bugs in the paintwork knowing my luck haha for 2 years you'd have a fly in amber on your car that you couldn't remove lol oh that would piss me off!
     
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  18. TheSwede

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    @paddy6789 Looks great!

    I’m sure you will enjoy it!

    Regarding the copper, this is an odd colour, it stands out so to say. It ‘s not very dominating perhaps exempt for the mirrors. If one want to change the colour on them just order CF covers/caps. It will match the other CF parts on the car. I will stick with my copper caps a while :).

    /Peter
     
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  19. Stephenator280

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    Looking awesome! Pilot sport cup 2s are
    Going to be interesting in the winter, any plans for winter rubber or are you going to brave it?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
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  20. Mtailor

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    Looking Awesome. Hopefully I can get a closer look at it.
     
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