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      Fair point. I was a little incredulous at the...

      Fair point. I was a little incredulous at the earlier assertion by the OP that "all the track guys know this" (I'm paraphrasing, too lazy to go find it).

      Most of the time I am on track among a...
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      FWIW, I've not had an oil pressure indication in...

      FWIW, I've not had an oil pressure indication in 85 track days in my Mk V.

      I have worn out the threads on the OEM pan, and your steel one would be good for that. I bought another OEM and slapped...
    3. http://www.audiclubgoldengate.org/sponsors ...

      http://www.audiclubgoldengate.org/sponsors

      ^^list of sponsors for the local Audi Club Golden Gate chapter. Many of them provide some on-site support for ACGG track events, which is much...
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      I'm running the USP one. No complaints. The...

      I'm running the USP one. No complaints. The guys who do my DSG service love it.
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      From memory, the tail light is essentially 'open'...

      From memory, the tail light is essentially 'open' on the back side with a thin strip of foam weather stripping running around the back of the lens to keep that from happening.

      Either the foam is...
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      I'm going to say 'no' to it fitting problem free....

      I'm going to say 'no' to it fitting problem free.

      A fairly standard fitment for a performance wheel is 18x8 et 45 with either a 225 or 235 tire. Stock wheel is more like 18x7.5 et 51.

      The...
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      Damn. Safe travels.

      Damn. Safe travels.
    8. Yeah, rough / high hit. OP, you should know...

      Yeah, rough / high hit.

      OP, you should know that the intake manifold has moving parts in that most forward tubular structure. The 'power port' (I think that's the term) part of it rotates...
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      I have one of those, I never think to wear it......

      I have one of those, I never think to wear it...

      I'm not certain, but I think that's a 'gnatman' shirt:
      http://www.redbubble.com/people/volkwear/shop?ref=breadcrumb
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      What happened? Did it get iced up or something?

      What happened?

      Did it get iced up or something?
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      First I've heard of that. 99 problems and a...

      First I've heard of that. 99 problems and a blower ain't one...
    12. Photo? I didn't know they made one.

      Photo?

      I didn't know they made one.
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      I've had good luck with Ground Control plates. I...

      I've had good luck with Ground Control plates. I know they are 'sized' for various strut shaft diameters. I'm not clear on the spring diameter range.

      I have had to replace the bearings as...
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      Yes it does. Didn't want to go there, as it's...

      Yes it does.

      Didn't want to go there, as it's another layer to explain.

      I don't use it much. Seems damaging to me. Your mileage may vary.
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      Haldex sounds like it's working. Easy test -...

      Haldex sounds like it's working.

      Easy test - floor it from a standstill on wet pavement. With a dead haldex, you'll get a bunch of FWD-wheelspin. (ask me how I know)

      On dry pavement with a...
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      Ask if they'll do a DSG Adaptation:...

      Ask if they'll do a DSG Adaptation:
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5668566-PSA-DSG-Adaptation-and-you&highlight=adaptation

      It basically calibrates the 'bite points' of the clutches.
      ...
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      Welcome. Looks relatively un-molested. I...

      Welcome.

      Looks relatively un-molested.

      I picked mine up brand new in August 2007, and been enjoying it ever since. My first question was something like, "How do the inner set of head lamps...
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      Yes, cover is removed for an oil change, and just...

      Yes, cover is removed for an oil change, and just about anytime your car is on a lift.

      The three rears screws are 'different' from the other screws that hold the sides on. The rears are more...
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      Come to Fastivus www.fastivus.com if you...

      Come to Fastivus

      www.fastivus.com

      if you can wait that long...
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      It's not listed in the US Registry. Just...

      It's not listed in the US Registry.

      Just saving time for anybody else who would look there. Doesn't mean much, mostly that it wasn't owned by an OG enthusiast.
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