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    1. You may actually be correct. I think my memory...

      You may actually be correct. I think my memory not as sharp any more. It could be pitch/yaw sensors and not from the actual suspension level sensor.
    2. I was told our Haldex also reads suspension level...

      I was told our Haldex also reads suspension level sensors. It alters when/how it engages during brake/acceleration and especially cornering.
      Makes you wonder how it reacts to stiffer sway bars :wave:
    3. Hehe, :thumbup: Considering whole build...

      Hehe, :thumbup:
      Considering whole build expenditure the cost of the software is VERY reasonable:D
      $2K for a limited edition/small run/small demand Euro code is about right. Custom Tune of this...
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      :what:

      :what:
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      I save valuable data as offline resource...

      I save valuable data as offline resource :thumbup:

      It's probably archived as part of VWvortex database now.
    6. ^^^ Good summary by Mechanic. I did mine at 70K...

      ^^^
      Good summary by Mechanic.
      I did mine at 70K Miles. Oil was't looking good but I did not do a lab test so do not know if it was only a visual effect. No debris found. I hear that front front...
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      Exhaust Mine is 3 inch as well. High flow cat,...

      Exhaust
      Mine is 3 inch as well. High flow cat, straight thru resonator, OEM muffler with 2.5inch boost activated bypass. UM commented that 3inch it's fine for under 500HP (engine or WHP, I do not...
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      Keith, Take a look at your exhaust. Even better,...

      Keith, Take a look at your exhaust. Even better, do DYNO run and log backpressure. Tight exhaust, clogged CATs and bad tunes known to run high EGTs. That known to kill oil seal on turbos. Unless, you...
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      I replaced mine with OEM as it was suspect to...

      I replaced mine with OEM as it was suspect to malfunction. Looked at original and could not see much to improve.
      What are you trying to do?
    10. From my other thread: For those who have...

      From my other thread:

      For those who have problem with Fuel Smell with R32, it's caused by faulty fuel tank vent system. It causes fuel to be pushed out of the tank via ventilation tube and floods...
    11. Can one maintain OEM ride height with MSS Kit? ...

      Can one maintain OEM ride height with MSS Kit?

      Also, it would help a great deal if you could add spring rates to the table! List OEM vs KIT rates. When it's finalized :thumbup:
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      Fuel Smell solution/problem R32

      For those who have problem with Fuel Smell with R32, it's caused by faulty fuel tank vent system. It causes fuel to be pushed out of the tank via ventilation tube and floods charcoal canister. It can...
    13. I got 2 sets from Ebay.co.uk One was S3/RS3...

      I got 2 sets from Ebay.co.uk One was S3/RS3 inserts and second was A1 inserts only. Both very similar, hard to tell apart.
      See top of the page, my post:...
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      Another day out on the skidpan. Thanks everyone...

      Another day out on the skidpan.
      Thanks everyone for the input on oversteer/ondersteer and driving techniques of MKV platform. I finally getting my head around how to drive this car. Been sideways...
    15. In the same boat. Was thinking: Upper strut...

      In the same boat. Was thinking:

      Upper strut mounts with bearings
      Chocks (with stiffer springs at OEM height would be very nice)
      Tie rods
      Sway bar links
      Ball join
      ARB bushes
      New steering rack...
    16. Not giving any advice, just thinking out loud...

      Not giving any advice, just thinking out loud :wave:
      OEM system run 4Bar. With 1 Bar boost you end up with only 3 Bar reaching injectors. Works OK for me.
      Somewhere below 3 bar is spray pattern...
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      It was a warm day, about 29-30C.

      It was a warm day, about 29-30C.
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      Got a chance to test my custom oil cooler. Blue...

      Got a chance to test my custom oil cooler. Blue is water, Orange is Oil temperatures are in Celsius.
      Below is 10 minutes of abuse on the skidpan. RPM at about 5-7000 in first gear and 3-5 in second....
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      Reasonable $$$ for a build like this. Lots of R&D...

      Reasonable $$$ for a build like this. Lots of R&D would go in to it. Good luck with sale.
      Sad actually, it's a waste this way. Should just drive the hell out of it until it's dead to get the value...
    20. You got PM. Order: 238-220-307 Been a week of...

      You got PM.
      Order: 238-220-307
      Been a week of so. I think expansion tank is the cause of delay.
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