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      If it is not the sunroof drains, you might want...

      If it is not the sunroof drains, you might want to check the pressure relief door immediately above the area
      you are finding the water (behind the side carpet on the inside, behind the bumper on...
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      Probably not a coding issue per se, more likely a...

      Probably not a coding issue per se, more likely a wiring issue.
      You must move the gray / white wire on the Vehicle Electrical System Controller J519 connector C.
      Move the gray / white wire from the...
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      Am I correct in deciphering your profile, that...

      Am I correct in deciphering your profile, that you are running a mk5 GTi?
      They can run 16s. Had 16" Dittos on my mk5 GTi, worked great and saved $ on tire costs.
      Wish I could have kept them for the...
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      VW oe Classix 5x112 7Jx17 et54 with Blizzak WS80 225/45-17 91H

      didn't want to start a new thread. Grabbed some pictures of my 17" winter setup.

      No surprises here, stock suspension with VW oe mk5 gti 17" wheels.
      I was determined to use 17" wheels for winter....
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      Are the front brakes on the mk7 R known to be the...

      Are the front brakes on the mk7 R known to be the same size as the mk6 R?
      That would be great as I already have VW OE 17" wheels / winter tires for my mk6
      and they won't go with the car when I...
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      That seems mixed up. May be different on the b6,...

      That seems mixed up. May be different on the b6, but on a mk5
      the two color outer ring running light is extinguished by the controller
      when the controller lights up an amber turn.

      When lit,...
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      I do not think you can fix that only with...

      I do not think you can fix that only with VAG-COM, VAG-COM will be needed, but it may be more than just that to get it correctly done.

      I assume you have no turn signals if only the center part...
    8. Thanks for clearing that up :beer: Did VW...

      Thanks for clearing that up :beer:

      Did VW delete that panel in the Golf and GTi too?
      Seems strange they would remove it in the top of the line US Golf :confused:
      Exposed wires under the dash...
    9. help with identifying part # for drivers side under dash panel

      My 2012 Golf R was recently repaired after a deer strike. While I drove the car home and to the body shop after the accident,
      the CEL went off. A VAG-COM scan indicated there was likely harness...
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      The hard part here is where do you find an...

      The hard part here is where do you find an accurate point of reference?
      I use a combination of samples from a

      Garmin Nuvi,
      iPhone 4S iOS 8.1 running Speed+HUD and
      permanent radar speed info...
    11. Khunez - suspension changes may have disrupted your AFS HID auto leveling sensors

      Sorry to drift off topic, but that should not be true.
      The AFS HID system includes auto leveling headlights.
      There are level sensors on both the front and rear suspensions.
      Correctly operating...
    12. I meant to reply to this post back when I first...

      I meant to reply to this post back when I first read it, but did not have the time,
      and then lost track of it until now.

      I ran a mk5 GTi with stock HIDs for 232k miles, more night time hours than...
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      US tire pressure placard is misleading, thanks to US NHTSA FMVSS 110

      I too use to run the recommended tire pressure on the door placard.
      Until I read this very informed post by TechEd in the thread
      Technical Data and Modifications for Hardcore Enthusiasts

      ...
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      I do not know for certain, but there is a quick...

      I do not know for certain, but there is a quick way to check.
      Check the part number on the stock fixture. If it is 1J6 943 021 x then yes, it is a plug and play swap.
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      No you are not, the tilt down function is NOT...

      No you are not, the tilt down function is NOT available on US mk6 Golf R

      You must have this:
      http://dataton.net/vw/Passat/interior/b6-memory_seat_controls.jpg to get the factory mirror tilt down...
    16. Your link does not work, it appears to be the...

      Your link does not work, it appears to be the link used to manage the post, requiring a login.
      For what it is worth, forum rules require you include a price in your post.
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      Was the mfd2-dvd navigation head unit original...

      Was the mfd2-dvd navigation head unit original equipment or retrofitted?


      The mk5 Premium 7 radio is wired through the CD changer. MFD2-DVD nav does not work that way.
      The MFD2-DVD has a...
    18. Thread: Golf R mpg

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      STOCK 24.45 MPG 31 fills 9,285 miles 2 months 17 days 392 gallons

      24.45 Average MPG High 26.0 MPG Low 21.0 MPG Full record detail
      I keep meticulous records on fuel usage.

      Purchased used 17-Mar-2014 mileage 41,190
      Current 03-Jun-2014 mileage 50,773...
    19. I had a similar issue with a mk5 FSI, turned out...

      I had a similar issue with a mk5 FSI, turned out to be a malfunctioning N75 valve that controls the diverter valve operation.
    20. A bit off topic, but i suspect a correction is in...

      A bit off topic, but i suspect a correction is in order ...



      That is correct.

      Now you are off track, if you count the alarm horn, then there are three horns.
      The alarm has a dedicated...
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