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Originally Posted by SWFan View Post
Personally I stay away from the performance mods simply because they don't get you anything, especially if you're a 2.5 liter car like ours. And I'm mainly referring to CAI and exhaust which are the two most common mods when talking "performance mods." The only performance mod that would result in any noticeable actual performance increase is turbo-charging your engine.
I agree, the only car I ever bought a CAI for was my 08 GTI, and I sold it to someone else a month later.

I would consider new springs and sway bars to be a performance mod. I liked what my H&R bars did for my GTI.
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Welcome to the club!!

Check out the isport mods thread in the 2nd gen section for ideas. Lots of good stuff that can be done to your car. Not all of it "performance" oriented either.

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