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    1. Thanks for clearing that up :beer: Did VW...

      Thanks for clearing that up :beer:

      Did VW delete that panel in the Golf and GTi too?
      Seems strange they would remove it in the top of the line US Golf :confused:
      Exposed wires under the dash...
    2. help with identifying part # for drivers side under dash panel

      My 2012 Golf R was recently repaired after a deer strike. While I drove the car home and to the body shop after the accident,
      the CEL went off. A VAG-COM scan indicated there was likely harness...
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      The hard part here is where do you find an...

      The hard part here is where do you find an accurate point of reference?
      I use a combination of samples from a

      Garmin Nuvi,
      iPhone 4S iOS 8.1 running Speed+HUD and
      permanent radar speed info...
    4. Khunez - suspension changes may have disrupted your AFS HID auto leveling sensors

      Sorry to drift off topic, but that should not be true.
      The AFS HID system includes auto leveling headlights.
      There are level sensors on both the front and rear suspensions.
      Correctly operating...
    5. I meant to reply to this post back when I first...

      I meant to reply to this post back when I first read it, but did not have the time,
      and then lost track of it until now.

      I ran a mk5 GTi with stock HIDs for 232k miles, more night time hours than...
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      US tire pressure placard is misleading, thanks to US NHTSA FMVSS 110

      I too use to run the recommended tire pressure on the door placard.
      Until I read this very informed post by TechEd in the thread
      Technical Data and Modifications for Hardcore Enthusiasts

      ...
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      I do not know for certain, but there is a quick...

      I do not know for certain, but there is a quick way to check.
      Check the part number on the stock fixture. If it is 1J6 943 021 x then yes, it is a plug and play swap.
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      No you are not, the tilt down function is NOT...

      No you are not, the tilt down function is NOT available on US mk6 Golf R

      You must have this:
      http://dataton.net/vw/Passat/interior/b6-memory_seat_controls.jpg to get the factory mirror tilt down...
    9. Your link does not work, it appears to be the...

      Your link does not work, it appears to be the link used to manage the post, requiring a login.
      For what it is worth, forum rules require you include a price in your post.
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      Was the mfd2-dvd navigation head unit original...

      Was the mfd2-dvd navigation head unit original equipment or retrofitted?


      The mk5 Premium 7 radio is wired through the CD changer. MFD2-DVD nav does not work that way.
      The MFD2-DVD has a...
    11. Thread: Golf R mpg

      by JetTurbo
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      STOCK 24.45 MPG 31 fills 9,285 miles 2 months 17 days 392 gallons

      24.45 Average MPG High 26.0 MPG Low 21.0 MPG Full record detail
      I keep meticulous records on fuel usage.

      Purchased used 17-Mar-2014 mileage 41,190
      Current 03-Jun-2014 mileage 50,773...
    12. I had a similar issue with a mk5 FSI, turned out...

      I had a similar issue with a mk5 FSI, turned out to be a malfunctioning N75 valve that controls the diverter valve operation.
    13. A bit off topic, but i suspect a correction is in...

      A bit off topic, but i suspect a correction is in order ...



      That is correct.

      Now you are off track, if you count the alarm horn, then there are three horns.
      The alarm has a dedicated...
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      Those are not pictures of RabbitInjection69's...

      Those are not pictures of RabbitInjection69's jack stands. The pics are hijacked from another post (the pictures are of a mk5 GTi).
      So you have the same jack stands as me ;)

      Jacked up that mk5...
    15. Thread: TPMS question

      by JetTurbo
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      Correct. US 2012 Golf R is indirect TPMS - no...

      Correct. US 2012 Golf R is indirect TPMS - no sensors are used.
    16. Thread: TPMS question

      by JetTurbo
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      The ABS controller monitors each wheels...

      The ABS controller monitors each wheels rotational rate and compares them to each other. When a tire loses air it changes size which changes the rotation rate when compared to the others enough to be...
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      :D if you click on the picture of the item in...

      :D if you click on the picture of the item in that post, your answer will be revealed ;)
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      I believe you that all US mk6 Golf R have the...

      I believe you that all US mk6 Golf R have the button in the glove box,
      but lovecarsDrV's 2012 T-RED Golf [R] in Atlantic Canada may very well be equipped differently than the US variant.
      He stated...
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      The TPMS reset button is fairly well hidden in...

      The TPMS reset button is fairly well hidden in the top left corner of the glove box, above the owners manual shelf,
      so it is really tucked in out of site. Have to lean your down head near the seat...
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      indirect TPMS reset instructions

      x2 the simplified pictogram TPMS instructions our on the drivers door jamb above the tire pressure placard.

      http://dataton.net/vw/2012_Golf_R/labels/rs_door_jamb_labels-overview.jpg...
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