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      I do indeed.

      I do indeed.
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      Alright, so after a lil testing on the highway...

      Alright, so after a lil testing on the highway I'm happy to report my mpg shot way up. In just about 10 mins on the highway my avg mpg since refuel went from 19 to 21 mpg and was continuing to climb....
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      Dude, thanks for the kind words. Glad to hear you...

      Dude, thanks for the kind words. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time here. We've got a decent grew of VW fanatics on the rock. Canadian Gallon hey? hmm... I gotta take a look at the car and see now...
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      Ok thanks. That's great info! I'm thinking this...

      Ok thanks. That's great info! I'm thinking this might have to do with the fact I'm all city driving. Start, stop, start, stop.
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      I'm in Newfoundland, Canada. It's east coast. It...

      I'm in Newfoundland, Canada. It's east coast. It is cold here during the winter. averaging 25 deg fahrenheit i'd guess. Hmm... I'm driving short distances in the city mostly.
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      I am driving around the city and not much highway...

      I am driving around the city and not much highway so maybe that's got a lot to do with it. But still 19mpg. And yeah, I really don't think it has anything to do with the tune. I believe the mileage...
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      Ok, thanks for pointing that out. I just assumed...

      Ok, thanks for pointing that out. I just assumed they were the same size for some reason. I'll try the manual route for calculating. I'm so use to relying on computers for everything these days. ha
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      Ok thanks for your input. Perhaps it is the fuel....

      Ok thanks for your input. Perhaps it is the fuel. I'm using 91 oct with apr's 91 oct program. I don't think I'm driving super hard. Certainly spirited at times.

      I used to get 500km per tank with...
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      MK7 GTI Poor Fuel Mileage?

      Hey all, I'm averaging 19mpg consistently, Which works out to be about 360km per tank according to the screen in my GTI. I feel like I'm at the gas station every week. Does this sound normal?
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      First well matched wheels i've seen on this color...

      First well matched wheels i've seen on this color gti. Could you provide the wheel specs. Looks awesome! Love to see some more pics of this set up too.
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      Sticky: Happy to report I've been runing Stage 1 v 1.1...

      Happy to report I've been runing Stage 1 v 1.1 for a few months and switched to v 1.2 this week. There's a noticeable difference in power to redline and seem to be much smoother power throughout....
    12. I had the same question... After turning the car...

      I had the same question... After turning the car off, push on the start button without your foot on the break, flick the wiper switch once and it will swing the wipers in the vertical position and...
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      Re: fluttering noise from turbo (McBee)

      I had the same thing happen to me followed by a loss in power. It turned out that my down pipe was lose where it attaches to the turbo. so there was an exhaust leak. Tighten up the bolts and all was...
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      Yeah I found oil in mine. Mostly carbon build up though. Its normal. Catch can will fix that if your interested in a solution. I just replaced both my upper and lower pcv hoses with these:...
    15. Re: Can anybody tell me what this loose hose is? (tarikmonteiro)

      Thats the connection between your upper and lower pcv hoses. Take it apart and inspect it. If all is well just fit it back together and clamp it nice and tight. If it is broken, or there is a...
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      Re: Question Regarding: N-75 Valve. (McBee)

      N75 The N75 is an electronic solenoid valve that the ECU uses to control boost. It is located in the intake hose near the back right side of the engine. It has 3 connections.
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      Re: threaded hole in intake manifold (skywalkersgti)

      Hahaha.. I Have the same thing and was wondering why it was there as well. Its not a hole or a good spot for a boost tap obviously, but why is it there?
    18. Re: FS: Wheels, APR Ecu, Forge DV, Spacers, Monster Mats, Boost Gauge, etc (jermdiggy77)

      Are the spacers 5/100?


      Modified by amacdona at 2:30 PM 4-2-2009
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      Re: (uncommonvw)

      If you do, sell me those H&R spacers! http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif
    20. Re: Why is the downpipe flange welded on inside only? (etrnityiswithin)

      Try APR if you want a double welded Down Pipe that won't crack on you. Expensive but a solid piece.
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