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      Originally from Dayton. Almost went back last...

      Originally from Dayton. Almost went back last year to take a job with Montgomery County... Just relating :popcorn:



      This morning. Austin, Texas. 9th St and Lavaca. Black R at the light at about...
    2. Sticky: Wow. :what: .....You are missing one of the...

      Wow. :what: .....You are missing one of the greatest VW "R(32)" experiences available. Brace yourself. ;)
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      This statement is ridiculous. You own a Golf R....

      This statement is ridiculous. You own a Golf R. Sounds like life is pretty good. :thumbup:;)

      If your R were to be totaled, just remember..." 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have...
    4. Sticky: Yep.....This happens. Multiple discussions about...

      Yep.....This happens. Multiple discussions about it previously. I think it was determined to be seen on stock and tuned cars. Doesn't happen when shifting manually or going in a straight line. Only...
    5. I tried when I first got my R, well over a year...

      I tried when I first got my R, well over a year ago. I was not impressed. I saw that they made some improvements to the app so I tried to sign back up. Unfortunately, it wouldn't work. They said my...
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      Just don't sip the wine before brake boosting ;)...

      Just don't sip the wine before brake boosting ;)

      Seriously though, contributions to driving techniques are a great thing to have around here. Brake boosting looks to be a nice technique in the...
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      I saw a video of someone doing something that...

      I saw a video of someone doing something that appeared dangerous. I called it out as I saw it. I would do the same if I saw it in person. I rather hurt your feelings than see people getting severely...
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      But you had to cut an acceleration attempt short...

      But you had to cut an acceleration attempt short in the video because there was another car in front of you... :rolleyes:
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      a few years back I had my R32 outside in front...

      a few years back I had my R32 outside in front of the garage to do some detailing. Finished up and went in the house. Closed the garage and didn't realize the car was too close. garage door drug...
    10. I went stage 1 with downpipe and intake. Car...

      I went stage 1 with downpipe and intake. Car drove pretty well but I had some anomalies. Strange shifting patterns and power fluctuation during med to heavy acceleration. After about two weeks I got...
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      Agreed and tell others the same frequently. I...

      Agreed and tell others the same frequently.
      I have been through quite a few vehicles (only the Euros are listed in my sig). The most fun I had with a car that was useful daily was my MKV R32. I sold...
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      Sure, it wasn't 8k rpms, but it was close. My...

      Sure, it wasn't 8k rpms, but it was close. My reference to 8k was an exaggeration and I acknowledge that. I am pointing out the cringeworthyness of the video. I am not calling you out as faking, or...
    13. Buy another key from the parts department. Show...

      Buy another key from the parts department.
      Show the service people the receipt.
      Get the car programmed.
      Return the unused key.

      Or just tell them to shove it and they can be assured you will not...
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      Can the brakes on the R handle doing that?.... Of...

      Can the brakes on the R handle doing that?.... Of Coarse.
      Can the transmission/clutch deal with the load?... Most likely.
      Would I drag my brakes down the road against the engine and spontaneously...
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      I love the smell of performance in the morning....

      I love the smell of performance in the morning....
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      ^--- This :thumbup:. You have to prep, paint and...

      ^--- This :thumbup:.
      You have to prep, paint and finish.
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      Normal to have an odor after installing new...

      Normal to have an odor after installing new exhaust/cat components. It should go away in a few days (depending on driving habits) once the extras are burned off.
      If you are smelling actual exhaust...
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      Note the OP's signature: "APR stage 1 & APR DSG...

      Note the OP's signature:
      "APR stage 1 & APR DSG DQ250 TCU Upgrade
      VWR R600 Air Intake"

      That would line up close to those numbers.
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      She says she doesn't like it....

      Does your significant other act like your R is not a big deal or say they don't really like driving it. However, when they do take it out they always seem to come back with a stories about other...
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      The Austin count has to be crazy. I past another...

      The Austin count has to be crazy. I past another LB this week on 2243, just off 183.
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