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      It sounds like your intake is rubbing on...

      It sounds like your intake is rubbing on something.....look around at everything very closely to see if you see anything rubbing. That does not sound normal.
    2. Thread: Wheel Fitment

      by VR6OOM
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      1. For the last 3 years I ran a wheel that had...

      1. For the last 3 years I ran a wheel that had been machined. It depends on the wheel. The machinist would be the best person to ask.
      2. Here's some good news. I know for a fact an 8.5 et35 wheel...
    3. Thread: Wheel Fitment

      by VR6OOM
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      Your poke can be reduced by: 1. Machining back...

      Your poke can be reduced by:

      1. Machining back pad 10mm or so
      2. You could run a smaller tire like a 205-40 up front to minimize the "look" of poke.
      3. Lowering your car will bring the wheels...
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      Went with Solo-werks. It was a close race between...

      Went with Solo-werks. It was a close race between WRD, ST and these. I wasn't going for super slammed and for the price + 3 yr warranty and I think I'll be happy with my choice. Also the covo I had...
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      Sure it can heimbachae and that totally means...

      Sure it can heimbachae and that totally means he'll be using it while driving because he has no social morality. I digress...

      Getting 215/35's mounted on my 19x8.5 and 225/35's on my 19x9.5's...
    6. Still no word and 2014 is almost over :(

      Still no word and 2014 is almost over :(
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      You want to be et23 to be flush up front...so a...

      You want to be et23 to be flush up front...so a 25mm spacer will get you there. Just go down from there depending on how flush you want. For instance with a 15mm spacer your wheel will sit 10mm...
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      I'm truly sorry about your wife no one should...

      I'm truly sorry about your wife no one should have to go through that. However, drivers are distracted by lots of things. I gave the face palm because you were assuming they'd be using the mirroring...
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      Also, don't keep the clutch depressed while at a...

      Also, don't keep the clutch depressed while at a light. Never touch the clutch unless you're ready to drive. With 7 VW's over the last 15 years, I've never had to replace a clutch. But yes, I don't...
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      :facepalm:

      :facepalm:
    11. Needs an update. :beer:

      Needs an update. :beer:
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      I'd appeal it or whatever.

      I'd appeal it or whatever.
    13. Thread: Wheels size ???

      by VR6OOM
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      You'll want 38mm spacers to be flush. Without...

      You'll want 38mm spacers to be flush. Without spacers they'll most likely rub on your suspension. I'm not sure what the minimum offset should be to not hit the strut. That's a MASSIVE spacer. I...
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      Bump....any clutch slip?

      Bump....any clutch slip?
    15. Buy an airlift kit from Bag Riders (or another...

      Buy an airlift kit from Bag Riders (or another vender of your choice) and called around various shops for an install quote. You'll want to include a frame notch in that quote.
    16. 2014 SE w/connectivity - What is the small black...

      2014 SE w/connectivity - What is the small black box/mound/weird **** under the rear deck on the passenger side in the trunk? My only idea is it's some alien mini-subwoofer....
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      I found some info that it could be a bad...

      I found some info that it could be a bad evap/charcoal canister. Her symptoms match those descriptions. Worse case scenario is the entire gas tank must be changed.
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      Bad gas filler neck?

      Have no clue what it's called so I did a search with no luck. I've been to several different gas stations so it must be the car. When filling up, the pump won't click off once fuel reaches the top....
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      Maybe. Maybe not. When I get chipped I hope...

      Maybe. Maybe not. When I get chipped I hope avoiding low rpm wot pulls and downshifting on the interstate will prolong the stock clutch.
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      Wheel / tire specs?

      Wheel / tire specs?
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