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      Is your car stock or modified? The vband...

      Is your car stock or modified?

      The vband clamp screw got in the way of my wastegate rod and the car kept having the same issues that you're describing. I just had to re-clock the vband clamp to...
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      I've been thinking about doing the same thing...

      I've been thinking about doing the same thing because I really want an ORXY DSG car instead of my LSG MT car.
    3. I do. Lol. Wife has a TDI Jetta Sportwagen.

      I do. Lol. Wife has a TDI Jetta Sportwagen.
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      I remember talking my girlfriend into buying a...

      I remember talking my girlfriend into buying a 335 back in 2007. Loved that car. LOVED it. She had an SUV and my MKIV was always broken so I drove the crap out of that thing. I've had a soft spot...
    5. Congrats. I was in a bind and needed a car ASAP...

      Congrats. I was in a bind and needed a car ASAP when I bought my R. I had a 2016 STI order form filled out and I had given myself a deadline of July31st to order it.

      Well, I got a random call...
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      Troll much? Okay. But really. ...

      Troll much?








      Okay. But really. Go drive anything else you can find new for the price and tell me it's notably quicker. IF you've got sacks full of money to throw around buy...
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      I had an early ECS bleeder block. Wasn't a fan. I...

      I had an early ECS bleeder block. Wasn't a fan. I miss the B&M shifter from my MKIV. That was a great upgrade. I'm definitely in for the dogbone insert and the solid shifter bushings. I just need to...
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      I knew I would be buying a clutch soon. I just...

      I knew I would be buying a clutch soon. I just didn't know I would replace a cylinder head before I replaced a clutch.
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      I haven't gotten handsfree calling with Carplay...

      I haven't gotten handsfree calling with Carplay working on the MIB II. Bad echo reported from whoever I call.
    10. sorry to hear about your accident. Glad you are...

      sorry to hear about your accident. Glad you are alright and super glad that you should be past the crazy 'hold on R's at port' thing. Hopefully you'll actually get your car when they promised it to...
    11. Thread: Epc light!

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      Had this code pop up on my MKVII R with 4k miles....

      Had this code pop up on my MKVII R with 4k miles. Long story short, I had the head replaced due to a money shift and now i"m getting this code 500 miles after having the car repaired. Dealer says it...
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      I'm just curious if this has anything to do with...

      I'm just curious if this has anything to do with why all the R's are stuck at port.
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      I pretty much wiped out my reserves when I put...

      I pretty much wiped out my reserves when I put 45% down on the car and paid sales tax in cash. These repairs are going on a credit card. This is NOT what I had planned on doing when I set out to buy...
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      It's at North Point in Little Rock.

      It's at North Point in Little Rock.
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      THis is at a totally different dealer 250 miles...

      THis is at a totally different dealer 250 miles away because I was on a work trip when the car stopped making boost.

      The shop that fixed it was an independent one. Codes were cleared. All work...
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      Quote was $3500 to replace

      Quote was $3500 to replace
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      Update: Got the car back on Sunday the 8th....

      Update:

      Got the car back on Sunday the 8th. Put 500 miles on it. It drove fine. Then last Thursday, my EPC light came on and the car wouldn't make boost. I drove by the shop that replaced my...
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      My wife is a Subaru fan and we have a really...

      My wife is a Subaru fan and we have a really phenomenal dealership here in town. Whereas the VW dealer is awful. So bad that I was pretty much buying an STI over the R because I didn't like this...
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      This is just my .02 cents. I was going to order a...

      This is just my .02 cents. I was going to order a 2016 STi at the end of July. I posted to facebook that I was bummed about buying a STi without being able to drive a 6-MT Golf R. Friend from another...
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      That Oryx White is such a good color. Congrats on...

      That Oryx White is such a good color. Congrats on your new R!
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