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      for $430, is it at least a DIY type of...

      for $430, is it at least a DIY type of replacement? Mine has been squeaking on me for a while now.
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      i;m not sure of all the parts or part numbers,...

      i;m not sure of all the parts or part numbers, but German Auto Parts and ECS Tuning are a good place to start with sourcing all the parts for the fuel tank system. I don't think either sell the...
    3. Thread: TR car #262.

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      Eeeeewwwww :facepalm: !! Yeah that battery is...

      Eeeeewwwww :facepalm: !!

      Yeah that battery is effed... If you cant manage to restore the OEM compartment for it, I would at least get some sort of hard plastic to cover it up with to be safe..
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    4. Thread: TR car #262.

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      Kind of looks like its a Magnaflow sport cat-back...

      Kind of looks like its a Magnaflow sport cat-back system to me.. but, if its too loud im sure you can buy a magnaflow resonator and have a shop weld it in for cheap, or if someone in your shop is...
    5. Thread: TR car #262.

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      I do love the look of the LM wheels... If only...

      I do love the look of the LM wheels... If only you could make those work without it looking like a monster truck w/ crazy poke...
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      I do park on a slight incline at my place. I...

      I do park on a slight incline at my place. I usually do apply the ebrake while my foot is on the brakes, and I've also started to remove the ebrake right when i start my car and hold the brakes in...
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      I suppose that would make sense. I'll have to...

      I suppose that would make sense. I'll have to call them and double check.
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      It is very odd that you say this, because i...

      It is very odd that you say this, because i ALWAYS use my e-brake when I park the car!... I guess its an OCD thing carried over from driving manual for so long..

      As an update, I did not notice...
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      Honestly, i do not know my mech unit history....

      Honestly, i do not know my mech unit history. I've never had any issues with the car besides when going into reverse on cold cold start. The 2nd gear thing has only happened this past weekend when...
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      Cold Start Reverse

      So with the temps on the east coast being sub 17 degrees, I noticed my car acting up on cold start and all the way until the car is at operating temp.

      This could be my paranoia, but I wanted to...
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      I think Shop #1 hit the nail on the head with...

      I think Shop #1 hit the nail on the head with everything they told you.

      No matter what part of the car you paint it will need to be blended with its surroundings or it will stick out like a sore...
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      Another thing to ponder as I re-read this...

      Another thing to ponder as I re-read this thread... It may not be the mech unit at all in this case, it could just be the clutches starting to show their age... With dual clutches, one working odds...
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      When UM tuned my car at H2O they automatically...

      When UM tuned my car at H2O they automatically disabled SAI, but according to them its an optional process that isnt usually done unless asked. I would just mention it to them as they tune your car...
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      OP, I've noticed the same issues with my R...

      OP, I've noticed the same issues with my R however, for me it only seems to be a big issue when the car downshifts from 2nd to 1st when slowing down to turn etc... I have a UM flash and the flash...
    15. Correct, the resonator.

      Correct, the resonator.
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      Wow, that is crazy. Did the car send a check...

      Wow, that is crazy. Did the car send a check engine light for that issues? Or did you just notice something off when they found this issue?
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      I've never seen anything on here about having to...

      I've never seen anything on here about having to get the full transmission replaced... Seems interesting if they found a failure with the trans that warranted a full replacement under warranty. Did...
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      Ahhh thats what a heat door is. I have an...

      Ahhh thats what a heat door is. I have an aftermarket intake on my R so I would not have been able to tell you that.

      Following this thread now, hope you can figure out the issue :thumbup:
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      I have no idea what a "heat door" is... The...

      I have no idea what a "heat door" is... The functionality explanation you gave sounds extremely similar to that of the Secondary Air Injection system. However, if that was bad or malfunctioning you...
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      Poll: about to roll over 76k. DSG service a few...

      about to roll over 76k. DSG service a few thousand ago as a precaution, haldex and rear diff service parts are sitting in my trunk for the 80k service. :thumbup:
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