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    1. Thread: White-walls

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      Well, I don't want to jinx it, but I think it's...

      Well, I don't want to jinx it, but I think it's safe to say that when installed correctly, the Port-a-Walls are fine and should hold up for daily driving. I drive 100 miles a day, and have put over...
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      Totally disagree. Built to the same standard or...

      Totally disagree. Built to the same standard or better. I'm sure there are just as many defective Golfs or whatever.
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      OH. Sawwy... :(

      OH. Sawwy... :(
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      Looks Nice!

      Looks Nice!
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      Mario, Did you check your spare and the...

      Mario,

      Did you check your spare and the tow-pulls. Maybe those are what's rattling in your trunk. I have not experienced any rattle. Don't wanna go down the complaints road again though...

      I...
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      The only issues I encountered were the window...

      The only issues I encountered were the window issues (resolved by VW) and the windshield cracking. Both of which appear to be fairly common problems, at least for the initial batch of 2012s.

      I...
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      YES. You should... Google's Brin: Individual...

      YES. You should...

      Google's Brin: Individual car ownership needs to go

      http://www.cnet.com/news/googles-brin-we-want-to-end-individual-car-ownership/
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      ... wait for it...

      ... wait for it...
    9. Thread: White-walls

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      Wheels look like old pick-up truck wheels. With...

      Wheels look like old pick-up truck wheels. With low profile tires, must make for an extremely stiff ride.

      The domed hubcaps are called baby moons. The caps that come with the Heritage wheels...
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      http://bit.ly/1qAYNM8

      http://bit.ly/1qAYNM8
    11. Thread: White-walls

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      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-H3IFTe78rU0/U7L...

      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-H3IFTe78rU0/U7L4isc8bDI/AAAAAAAAAmc/giZFvtjCyC0/w741-h556-no/mg_whitewalls01.JPG
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      Welcome. Enjoy! :cool:

      Welcome. Enjoy! :cool:
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      You can see my drop a little better in this...

      You can see my drop a little better in this photo. Still, would like the back a little lower, but for now, will have to do...
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    14. Thread: White-walls

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      It really wasn't that hard after all. I just...

      It really wasn't that hard after all. I just followed the directions on this video (sans the bead sealer) and it worked out perfectly, without a hitch. Approx. 1 hr per tire, with cleaning, prep and...
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      I just needed to buy this handy-dandy tool from...

      I just needed to buy this handy-dandy tool from Harbor Freight and borrow my brother-in-laws great garage with a 175 lb air compressor and lift...
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    16. Thread: White-walls

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      I guess 3rd time's a charm. Mount Airy Mr. Tire...

      I guess 3rd time's a charm. Mount Airy Mr. Tire was a No Go. Germantown Tire and Auto was a No Show. So I did it my way. That way I knew it would be done right. :cool:
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      You know what I don't see here (in the Fuse PDF)?...

      You know what I don't see here (in the Fuse PDF)? The location for the brake lights (anywhere). I looked several times. Please advise if I just overlooked, but I do not see it.

      Unfortunately, my...
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      Initially, I was planning on having my coilovers...

      Initially, I was planning on having my coilovers installed and expected to pay around $300-$350, but eventually did it myself. Fortunately I didn't need to purchase or rent a spring-compressor as the...
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      Actually, the front can go even lower, I raised...

      Actually, the front can go even lower, I raised it a bit. Hoping the coil-over mfg comes up with a new rear solution soon.
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      [QUOTE=RFROSS;85762417]My 2013 2.5 Beetle has the...

      [QUOTE=RFROSS;85762417]My 2013 2.5 Beetle has the warning triangle holder and the warning triangle that I purchased through my VW dealers parts department post vehicle purchase:

      Ahhhh... Seeing is...
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