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    1. Annoyed! ECS wheels state they fit without mods, but they rub :(

      I have a Fahrenheit 07' which has 18x7.5 wheels. Got ECS tuning wheels which are 18x8 and 35mm offset. they are supposed to fit (Stock sized 225/40-18 tires), but rub over bumps. Grr. Car is...
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      New wheels/tires, same shimmy

      Put new wheels and tires on the Fahrenheit today... Still have a shimmy like a tire out of balance though.
    3. I know this is a bit old, but need wheels now ;)...

      I know this is a bit old, but need wheels now ;) Not digging the $100 price increase though.. these ever go on sale? I had some on my Audi, and now need for my 'Dub
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      not with RPM, but with abrupt loads, like taking...

      not with RPM, but with abrupt loads, like taking off hard, or backing out of the drive
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      I got a 07' Fahrenheit a month ago... - Intake...

      I got a 07' Fahrenheit a month ago...
      - Intake
      - PCV blockoff/re-route
      - Subframe bolts
      - Headlights (one side HID parts were totally missing)
      - Headliner (not done yet)
      - Wheel balance...
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      Loose subframe (?).. just tightened mine and...

      Loose subframe (?).. just tightened mine and replaced a couple of the bolts and it went away....
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      I have same problem -its insane that the HIDs are...

      I have same problem -its insane that the HIDs are such a Bi**h to get in. Mine still aren't in right and are essentially unusable.
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      Not seeing any abnormal tire wear. I just...

      Not seeing any abnormal tire wear. I just replaced the subframe bolts which helped (whole thing was loose), but still noisy with a little wobble left. Will have the RF wheel balanced next. What I...
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      Cool wheels.. I replaced the subframe bolts......

      Cool wheels..

      I replaced the subframe bolts... whole thing was loose. Still have a wobble in the right front and noises I don't think belong, but haven't figured it out yet....
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      They are Conti DWS which is a good tire, and ones...

      They are Conti DWS which is a good tire, and ones I had on my Audi too. Weird.
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      Front end howling....

      Balanced tires
      Both front wheel bearings are new
      Speed dependent, but not load dependent, same noise under power or coasting, in or out of gear, same going straight or turning in either direction....
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      I just got an 07 Fahrenheit Jetta, and if you...

      I just got an 07 Fahrenheit Jetta, and if you look at the common stuff in the DYI section, you'll know what you are in for. Mine had almost all of em' except the air conditioning compressor - coked...
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      Mine doesn't have nav, but does have satellite...

      Mine doesn't have nav, but does have satellite which I don't use. Its got Aux input, but no usb and no bluetooth. Figured I'd just upgrade to one with bluetooth. I just use Nav on my phone anyway. My...
    14. So it looks like the bulb should fit down inside...

      So it looks like the bulb should fit down inside of the headlamp, but it just sits on the surface- can that be right?
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      So, I think I want to order the RCN-210 so I can...

      So, I think I want to order the RCN-210 so I can use Bluetooth with my iPhone. I have a 07' Fahrenheit which has the radio with single disc and sat nav which I don't see referenced in the thread...
    16. Thanks... the guts were missing entirely so there...

      Thanks... the guts were missing entirely so there was nothing to duplicate.. I'll mess with it again when I'm feeling more patient ;)
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      a little unclear...

      so will bluetooth work out of the box, or does it still require an extra module?

      I have a 07 GLI/Fahrenheit, but would like bluetooth (no need for the satellite radio). Also not sure if antenna is...
    18. Oh, Ps, does it matter if the bulb wire is on the...

      Oh, Ps, does it matter if the bulb wire is on the top or bottom when you install the bulb? the base has a slot either way.
    19. Thanks. it sucks that you can't see in there...

      Thanks. it sucks that you can't see in there either... ah well, I'll get it eventually.
    20. Thanks.. I found the video and confirmed my...

      Thanks.. I found the video and confirmed my steps, but the damn rings won't lock down.. What a PITA.. I can design and fabricate my own car, but can't install a frikkin headlight bulb!...
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