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      The B pillar on my Tiguan is the first place I...

      The B pillar on my Tiguan is the first place I noticed swirl marks on my car. It bothered me alot. The finish is very scratch prone. Its very easy to correct with a polisher and mild compound. I then...
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      I am always afraid to spray water in there, even...

      I am always afraid to spray water in there, even during severe rain storm it stays pretty dry in there. To keep it looking good in there I remove all the plastics cover plus the air-box , clean those...
    3. I used a screw with a hex head so I was able to...

      I used a screw with a hex head so I was able to drive it in with a ratchet. There is already a shallow hole in the plastic cap you just need a big enough screw so the threads catch the walls.
    4. Nice write up,this will be very informative.I...

      Nice write up,this will be very informative.I pretty much did all that last summer plus coolant flush and brake fluid flush. For the overpriced haldex filter removal, I used a screw with a big body...
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      You need a a very mild paint polisher, a soft pad...

      You need a a very mild paint polisher, a soft pad and some elbow grease to get rid of the etching.
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      That's not something you do at the dealer, ask...

      That's not something you do at the dealer, ask around and find a reputable german car shop.
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      Condensation form in the AC vents then you get...

      Condensation form in the AC vents then you get mildew growing in there. One way to prevent this is before arriving at your destination, cut off the AC and let outside air circulate in the system to...
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      I never park under a tree so I dont get issues...

      I never park under a tree so I dont get issues with sap. As for bug I get them out with the regular washing. You must remove bird bombs ASAP as it contain uric acid and can etch your paint if left...
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      I never liked the look of clear bra. When you...

      I never liked the look of clear bra. When you remove them you can often see the difference in the paint between the protected and unprotected part. I use touch up in the rock chips and wet sand them...
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      For glass polishing I use a ceriglass kit. You...

      For glass polishing I use a ceriglass kit. You need a machine polisher, glass is harder than paint and buffing it by hand would be too hard and time consuming. I use plain water as lubricant to...
    11. I cant comment on US prices since im from Canada...

      I cant comment on US prices since im from Canada but before I decided to do it myself I called dealership and the guy told me there was a warranty prolongation on the intake manifold. So if the...
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      Stage 1 is the improvement with the best power to...

      Stage 1 is the improvement with the best power to money ratio you can do. Mine been chipped since year 2 and I really love it.
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      No but I change engine oil more often so crap...

      No but I change engine oil more often so crap gets flushed out.I plan to do an engine oil pan removal in the near future just to see whats really in there. Many people are against power flushing a...
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      Like I said in a previous post only changing the...

      Like I said in a previous post only changing the oil without cleaning the pan is like putting your dirty underwear back after a shower...it just feel wrong. Also remember you can only get half the...
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      1.5 to 2 inches is enough,if you can get a shut...

      1.5 to 2 inches is enough,if you can get a shut off valve somewhere in the line its pretty helpfull. You will get an estimate temperature with IR thermometer not an exact one.Once you start the car...
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      I have access to a machine shop so I made my own...

      I have access to a machine shop so I made my own fill tube and added a shut off valve. Some people also use a M-10 bolt, cut off the head and drill out the middle as a cheap man fill tube. If you...
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      I changed my transmission fluid and plugs at 60k....

      I changed my transmission fluid and plugs at 60k. I noticed smoother shifting.
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      Did both a 60k. Coolant seemed good but I noticed...

      Did both a 60k. Coolant seemed good but I noticed a good improvement when I did the brake fluid flush.
    19. I have a eonon unit and I like it very much....

      I have a eonon unit and I like it very much. Pretty easy to install too.
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      I claybar and buff the windshield every other...

      I claybar and buff the windshield every other year and that help the wiper to last a long time. Some people also use fine steel wool but im not a fan of that. Next time you wash the car just pass...
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