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    1. It would be worthwhile to pay for: ...

      It would be worthwhile to pay for:

      http://i.imgur.com/rOI4fqN.jpg
    2. Unfortunately, lots of stuff in the car is in...

      Unfortunately, lots of stuff in the car is in German even in the US dealers' factory scan tools. It would certainly be more convenient for everyone if it were in English ... so I feel your pain, but...
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      Another awesome thing to see at the museum is the...

      Another awesome thing to see at the museum is the cutaway Fiat 600 from American Pickers. I wish I could find pics/vids but it's a cutaway car with an electric motor to turn the engine,...
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      LOL at "SOON". :D At the museum they have...

      LOL at "SOON". :D

      At the museum they have lots of memorabilia for sale and I told my son I would buy him a Matchbox or similarly priced car. There was a table of Corvette models maybe 6" long,...
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      I hope this thread serves to get more people to...

      I hope this thread serves to get more people to visit the Simeone Foundation. :)

      I went last weekend with my 44 year old brother, 13 year old nephew, and 3 year old son. We all had the same slack...
    6. I recently came up with a "custom mod" to hug the...

      I recently came up with a "custom mod" to hug the seatback cover closer to the seatback:

      http://i.imgur.com/bR6nmfy.jpg

      I slid a plastic clothes hanger over the organizer then stuck the hook of...
    7. :beer: for the creativity! I always wanted to...

      :beer: for the creativity!

      I always wanted to try a limiting strap ... somehow. Instead of having a stiffer mount that adds vibration at idle (like the polyurethane inserts I added to my mk4...
    8. Sometimes a brief nap does the same thing as a...

      Sometimes a brief nap does the same thing as a reset. :thumbup:
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      Agreed, mine has that too. I believe it means...

      Agreed, mine has that too. I believe it means "Heated seat passenger's side: Safety shutdon due to occupant detection" or similar. We should have better explanations in a future update. My GTI's...
    10. Confirmed, this works on Mk7: ...

      Confirmed, this works on Mk7:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7073173-Headlight-range-adjustment-for-mk7&p=86691896&viewfull=1#post86691896
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      The only way to really know is by having the...

      The only way to really know is by having the headlights checked using the correct aiming target. FYI, I have used this procedure successfully on my Mk7:
      ...
    12. I have no experience with these guys (seems to be...

      I have no experience with these guys (seems to be a VW dealer in Texas), just found via web search but looks like the 3AA part is available:

      http://www.vwpartsnation.com/oe-volkswagen/3aa972714
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      Thanks for posting the interior pics. :thumbup: ...

      Thanks for posting the interior pics. :thumbup:

      Wonder if any of the VW bean counters considered the irony of the parking brake requiring electricity to operate while the old fashioned mechanical...
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      Got any closeup pics of the LED headlights? From...

      Got any closeup pics of the LED headlights? From a distance they look like the xenons but a closer look shows them to have silver U-shaped thingies instead of lighted LED ones:
      ...
    15. Someone would need to figure out the Security...

      Someone would need to figure out the Security Access code.
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      Congrats! I can haz AutoScan plz? :beer: ...

      Congrats! I can haz AutoScan plz? :beer:

      http://www.ross-tech.com/vcds/tour/autoscan.html
    17. The latest release of VCDS should not require a...

      The latest release of VCDS should not require a SA for anything that older versions did not. In other words, the Security Access Required message is coming from the control module in the vehicle and...
    18. FYI, A3/S3 guys are doing some similar...

      FYI, A3/S3 guys are doing some similar experimentation in this thread: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6898009
    19. Hey guys, Release 14.10 is now available: ...

      Hey guys, Release 14.10 is now available:

      http://www.ross-tech.com/vcds/download/current.html

      There's no need to use any Beta versions since all of the Beta improvements should be rolled into...
    20. I don't see a documented Security Access. What...

      I don't see a documented Security Access. What are you trying to change? FYI. I was able to go into 17-Instruments then Adaptation then picked "Display depiction" and was able to change from "Version...
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