Originally Posted by 05GTI1.8T
id say get the internals upgraded (both of u) b4 u blow ur motor i kno its safe to boost ur vr but im just saying if ur goin to boost it y not do it right and lower the comp ratio.
I'm definitely not an expert so plz correct me if I'm in error - are you just saying grab a lower comp head spacer, or by internals are u saying new rod bolts, forged pistons, boring the block etc? I thought the stock VR motor was strong enough to go stg 2 without doing major upgrades to the internals and running moderate (6-10 psi) boost. I probably wouldn't be comfortable going past 10 psi without a new intake mani anyways.
Personally I grabbed the kinetic head spacer for my 24v and I thought that would be enough - we both don't want 400 hp+, my goals are around 300 ish and so are my buddy's.