2018 Leon Cupra R

paddy6789

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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)
  • Mirrors to unfold when ignition on
Mods completed:
  • Gas boot struts
  • Gas bonnet struts
  • Strut brace UK front brace fitted
  • RacingLine engine dressing parts (coolant cap, dipstick, oil filler cap, brake fluid cap, washer bottle cap)
  • RacingLine Fuel Filler cap
  • 4G WiFi dongle hardwired in
  • Dash cam hardwired in and connected to cloud
  • Custom Drivers Footrest
  • Custom Passenger light plate
  • Autowatch Cat 5 Tracker
  • Autowatch Ghost Immobilser
  • RacingLine Dogbone mount
  • RacingLine R600 Underhose
  • RacingLine Oil Cooler
  • RacingLine Oil Management
  • RacingLine R600 Intake
  • AutoTech High Pressure Fuel Pump
  • Scorpion Sports Cat Downpipe
  • RacingLine Intercooler
  • RacingLine Stage 3 Hybrid Turbo
  • RacingLine OEM+ Stage 3 Software
  • Audi RS7 Spark Plugs
  • Audi RS3 Coil Packs
  • Audi RS3 Brake Ducts
  • RacingLine Lowering Springs
  • VAGSport Intake Hose
  • RTS Twin Friction Clutch
  • Leyo Charge Pipes
  • GFB DVX Blow off Valve
  • Remus Resonated Cat Back System with 4" Slash cut chrome tips
  • BAF Rear Brace
  • Diesel Geeks Stigma Quick Shifter kit
  • Virtual Cockpit upgrade
  • Funk Motorsport Turbo Blanket
Mods to be completed shortly:
  • Footwell lights to change with the door cards
  • RacingLine Upper Transmission Mount
  • Upgraded water pump housing
  • RacingLine Braided Brake Lines
  • ECS Bleeder Block
  • Braided Clutch Line
  • RTS Paddle Clutch
  • RacingLine Dampers
  • RacingLine Drop Links
  • RacingLine Stage 3 Big Brake Kit
  • DO88 Coolant Hoses (Black)
  • DO88 Charge Pipe Kit
  • DO88 Enlarged Muffler Delete
  • Fluidamp Crank Pulley + new belt
  • 4" Intake Hose and larger R600 filter
  • RacingLine Subframe Alignment Kit
  • 034 Motorsport Rear Anti Roll Bar
  • 034 Motorsport Rear Sway Bar Links
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay
  • Wireless Charging
 
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Legojon

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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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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?
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!
 

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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.
 

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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.
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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And no, it's not a scratch on the wheel arch - it's Seat being rubbish at polishing/waxing and leaving it like that...
: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.
 

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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...
 

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That is shiny! get it wrapped clear to protect from stone chips lol

You've joined the elite of the R status... Shame it's not blue...
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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Are we sorting a selfie stick for pictures with the MK3 Cupra R? #dontlickthepaintwork
 

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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.
 

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Stop being tight and get it done properly you know its worth it in the long run.
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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@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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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?


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