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97 talon tsi awd Autocross build


Supporting Member
Jul 13, 2021
Lexington, Kentucky
I’m a little late to start the build thread, but I’ll try to remember everything I’ve done to the car so far.

Mod list:

1. 4 inch intake tube
2. Air intake heat shield
3. Exhaust manifold heat shield
4. FP exhaust manifold
5. EGR Delete
6. Front Mount intercooler
7. Reflective wrap intake piping
8. Turbo back exhaust
9. Megan racing down-pipe
10. Recirculated O2 housing
11. Tial Wastegate
12. DSM6851S (FP68HTA V3) Turbocharger
13. Grimmspeed Boost controller
14. Catch can
15. Oil feed line from head
16. Kiggly HLA

  1. Ecm link
  2. Speed density
Fuel System

1. Walboro 255 fuel pump
2. Fuel lab Fuel filter
3. Fuel lab Adjustable Pressure Regulator
4. Upgraded Lines from filter to regulator
5. 1220 FIC Injectors
6. E85

Cooling system

1. Aluminum radiator
2. Cooling fans
3. Fan switch bypass mod
4. Silicone hoses
5. Water temp sensor w/ gauge


1. Clutch
2. Lightweight flywheel
3. Short throw shifter
4. Redline fluid


1. Tien coilovers
2. 12k/ 6k swift springs
3. RM front sway bar
4. RM rear seay bar
5. Volk front LCA
6. Adjustable Upper B/J
7. Polyurethane bushings
8. Volk rear LCA
9. Volk rear toe arm
10. Volk rear trailing arms
11. Bobby’s rear UCA
12. DC sports rear upper strut bar


1. Drilled and slotted rotors
2. Carbotech Fr+Rr pads
3. Braided Brake lines
4. ABS Delete
5. RPF1 wheels
6. R660 Tires


1. Corbeau FX1 seats
2. Cipher harness bar
3. Cipher 5 point harnesses


Supporting Member
Jul 13, 2021
Lexington, Kentucky
The past few days I’ve been a little busy, I picked up a carbon fiber hood, hatch, and doors at the shootout. I got them installed and then I began to paint the car. When I first got the car, the previous owner had already sanded the car and put primer on it. (Pic for reference)




Supporting Member
Jul 13, 2021
Lexington, Kentucky
Here’s a list of things I’ve removed/replaced to get the car to 2760lbs (1/2 tank of fuel)

Spare tire +jack
All rear trim
Rear seats
Seat belts
Steering wheel+airbag
RPF1 wheels
Spare tire cover+privacy cover
Coil overs
Front Crash bar and foam
Front windshield reservoir
Rear wiper tank
Rear wiper arm and motor
Evap delete
Light weight Flywheel
Passenger Airbag
Radio + speakers
Glove box
Ac condenser+lines
Cruise control
Rear seat metal bracket
Sun visors
Center console
Sound deadener
Air bag computer
Racing seats
Boosted fab crossmember
Rear UCA
ABS Delete
Carbon fiber hood
Carbon fiber hatch
Carbon fiber doors
Rear hatch shocks
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