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      lag when shifting gears.

      I've searched the forums and around the internet with no such luck.

      2011 VW Jetta TDI with a DSG. 72 000km. got the flush done at a dealer at 60 000km.

      So I don't know if im just noticing...
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      please don't remove the steering wheel that is...

      please don't remove the steering wheel that is not how you correct an alignment.

      The car is out of alignment, mine was when i first bought it, did the alignment myself, perk of a being a tech.
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      yes it does, and driving the same car i can tell...

      yes it does, and driving the same car i can tell you its a huge diffferenece with snow tires.
    4. For free mk2 oem roof rack mounting pads, tool and instruction manual

      No roof racks, just the rubber mounting pads, oem tool and instructions, kind of a waste just to throw them out.

      Pick up in Scarborough area, first pm to come pick them up gets them.
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      I would be more worried about your particulate...

      I would be more worried about your particulate filter.
    6. Thread: tdi lag

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      I do and they are laggy as hell lol

      I do and they are laggy as hell lol
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      still have the bulbs sitting in my glove box. ...

      still have the bulbs sitting in my glove box. Going to reinstall them once I figure out what resistor I can put in line. I had them in for probably 3 months, no issues of battery drain or anything....
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      For all those wondering yes those lights do work...

      For all those wondering yes those lights do work and they are bright as hell. I had something similar installed in my TDI however, the smaller leds around the bulb would stay dimley lit when the car...
    9. i'll probably be out tonight

      i'll probably be out tonight
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      Check the contacts on the socket, try aplying...

      Check the contacts on the socket, try aplying some dielectric grease to it
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      I have a 2011 tdi. Had it for a year and a half...

      I have a 2011 tdi. Had it for a year and a half now. Love the car , way it handles, love the dsg, love the power.

      Just turned 42000 km. Mpg so far not really impreseed by it. Averaging 600 km a...
    12. I agree they can. Im in Toronto never had any...

      I agree they can. Im in Toronto never had any issues going through my second winter now aftermarket deck and 2 amplifiers instlalled, Never had any battery drain issues. They already replaced his...
    13. Locked or unlocked the car will put itself into a...

      Locked or unlocked the car will put itself into a sleep mode only allowing certain modules to stay active. Even than the battery drain would be so little it should be ok for a while.

      What he...
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      Personally I never use solder when it comes to...

      Personally I never use solder when it comes to anything on any cars. GM (I know we drive VW's but I work for them as a technician) recommends using splices. Soldering connections increases...
    15. It sounds like you are getting the run around. ...

      It sounds like you are getting the run around. Try another dealer the battery shouldn't go dead after a few days. Either you have a dead cell in the battery which can be checked simply with a...
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      Agreed. just my 2 cents however tuning...

      Agreed.

      just my 2 cents however tuning with the DPF I personally feel is not the greatest idea. As much as the more power would be nice I just think the DPF will clog up faster and possibly...
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      was thinking about using a load resistor like...

      was thinking about using a load resistor like this.

      http://www.ledlight.com/led-light-load-equalizer.aspx
    18. they are a pain in the ass. However those screws...

      they are a pain in the ass. However those screws are the key. loosen them just be careful not to remove them all the way. Will make your life 1000000 times easier. Just tighten them when you clip...
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      I bought them from a local parts supplier here in...

      I bought them from a local parts supplier here in Toronto. I don't have any pics. They are bright as hell and after putting the stock bulbs back in I hate it lol.
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