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      Really depends on the price. Plans to include a...

      Really depends on the price. Plans to include a sight glass for checking the level?
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      Looks like we were both wrong and right. Didn't...

      Looks like we were both wrong and right. Didn't intend to come off as a jack off. Sorry to thread jack OP.
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      The DQ250( transbthe R is epuipped with)is wet....

      The DQ250( transbthe R is epuipped with)is wet. The DQ200 and DQ500 is a dry clutch setup.
    4. Does that include noises associated with the...

      Does that include noises associated with the steering being clunky?
    5. Anyone else?

      Anyone else?
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      Noisy steering rack is plaguing my life. Reaching...

      Noisy steering rack is plaguing my life. Reaching out to other R owners to see if they have experienced similar issues.
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      Not sure I like the location of that exhaust cut...

      Not sure I like the location of that exhaust cut out. Seems awful close to the haldex and associated harnesses.
    8. Just another subframe/steering noise thread.

      I generally don't post threads like this as I am self sufficient in diagnosing and resolving NVH issues but this one has me frustrated.

      I'm convinced I have the subframe shifting issue. I've...
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      There should always be a bit of play on the axle...

      There should always be a bit of play on the axle flange going into the differential but it a very tiny bit of play. We are talking thousandths of an inch. Takes a bit of experience to know how much...
    10. No one does. Not anymore anyway AFAIK. A British...

      No one does. Not anymore anyway AFAIK. A British company called zero used to make one a few years ago and sell them on ebay but they didn't seem reputable.
    11. I'm just going to assume you didn't know Volvo...

      I'm just going to assume you didn't know Volvo uses haldex.....as does ford.

      The ford freestyle uses the same filter as the Gen 2. Different coupling though.
    12. Craftsmanship looks great. It's still stainless...

      Craftsmanship looks great. It's still stainless though. 5k and up is titanium territory...for a VW anyway.
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      Yes. I work in a transmission shop. I use a...

      Yes. I work in a transmission shop. I use a mityvac MV6400 with a MVA5800 adaptor kit. I prefer the standard procedure specified by the VWAG. A lot of guys use the measure and refill method but what...
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      http://i1132.photobucket.com/albums/m574/theguy831...

      http://i1132.photobucket.com/albums/m574/theguy831/IMG_20150309_194353_zps4oybyf3k.jpg

      DSG service, oil change, cabin air filter, black hazard switch, and chrome glove box handle.
    15. How was it?

      How was it?
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      Spark cut is not active under "civilized" driving...

      Spark cut is not active under "civilized" driving conditions as mentioned earlier. throttle position and engine load are the main parameters that spark cut is active with the exception of launch...
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      I would recommend having the car level. Four jack...

      I would recommend having the car level. Four jack stand or a lift will do the trick.
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      You now have my attention.

      You now have my attention.
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      It is not uheard of to have mechs performed under...

      It is not uheard of to have mechs performed under the extended warranty. It's not super common now a days. Seemed to mostly affect mechs that were changed very early in the cars life.
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      Gear engagement and selections should never be...

      Gear engagement and selections should never be harsh. The 02E is quirky but it should operate smoothly and efficiently every time. People are under some impression for some reason that the behavior...
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