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      Once you get your door adjusted I would make sure...

      Once you get your door adjusted I would make sure to get some touch up paint on that area (the two part base + clear coat pen set) so that it doesn't chip away any more, and can prevent any...
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      I can't believe no one has mentioned drive train...

      I can't believe no one has mentioned drive train loss :screwy: -- even with Haldex (even more so since you've got the comp controller). Then there is the weight issue, and I would be fairly surprised...
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      Did you change the transmission fluid as part of...

      Did you change the transmission fluid as part of the install? I seem to remember reading somewhere that some fluids don't work quite as nicely in the gearbox as the OE fluid? You might be able to...
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      For what it is worth -- could just be my...

      For what it is worth -- could just be my imagination, but the ol butt dyno feels the impact of temperatures over somewhere around the mid 80s.
    5. Also keep in mind that you'll want to set aside...

      Also keep in mind that you'll want to set aside or plan to pay for an aftermarket clutch at some point after the tune.
    6. Anyone have experience with roof rack storage?

      I'm thinking about getting a storage box contraption for my OE roof rack, for trips that I end up taking with camping gear and the like. I have been looking at the hard boxes, and it looks like they...
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      You must only count other bagged VWs ;)

      You must only count other bagged VWs ;)
    8. Awww come on, you know you'll miss having a cam...

      Awww come on, you know you'll miss having a cam follower to check :laugh:
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      My stage I GTI 6 speed did not feel faster than...

      My stage I GTI 6 speed did not feel faster than my R when it was stock above ~50mph or so. Off the line it was a bit more spritly
    10. The FSI engine (the type that is in the Mk6 R)...

      The FSI engine (the type that is in the Mk6 R) has a timing belt - you will see the engine you expect from the parts diagram if you remove the engine cover. It looks like number 17 is the timing belt...
    11. Hey Hitman, I'm not sure if it really matters...

      Hey Hitman,

      I'm not sure if it really matters which one that you run your line through, the only thing that might impact is if you want to add an auxiliary power supply for something like an...
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      +1 ...dopo how do you remove your pump...

      +1


      ...dopo how do you remove your pump without pulling that little guy?
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      ^this I've had to have my '10 GTI OE battery...

      ^this

      I've had to have my '10 GTI OE battery deep charged once, and I've had to trickle charge it twice because it wasn't full enough from use during cold months. Otherwise it is still happy and...
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      They can be had for a good deal less between...

      They can be had for a good deal less between discount codes/sales



      I really like the look of the Neuspeed front mount too...but I've wondered if intercoolers any more prone to damage than a...
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      I found a replacement on Craigslist from another...

      I found a replacement on Craigslist from another R owner who had replaced his set because of a pothole...but I bought all 3 of the spares just in case a second got damaged by a crater. If you were a...
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      Almost every experience I've had at the closest...

      Almost every experience I've had at the closest dealership service department to my house has been mediocre at best. I'm not sure what training they have to go through, but it is either not thorough...
    17. Back up to any of the others that might not work...

      Back up to any of the others that might not work out! I would much rather have OE leather than pay for a rewrap that doesn't fit as nice.
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      Pretty car, GLWS OP :wave:

      Pretty car, GLWS OP :wave:
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      Low battery would be my guess. If you search...

      Low battery would be my guess. If you search around, all of those symptoms match how a low battery usually presents and it has been extra cold lately which makes start up a bit rougher. If you have a...
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      Not sure how much it might help, but the couple...

      Not sure how much it might help, but the couple of times that I have felt like the boost isn't hitting around the expected levels in the rpm range I have put the car back in stock mode, driven around...
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