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    1. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      For a minute there I considered taking Kellen's...

      For a minute there I considered taking Kellen's advise and clearing the bare metal. For sure not going to be black haha


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    2. I'm not saying the OP has to do it my way, just...

      I'm not saying the OP has to do it my way, just that it would be the OEM way to do it, that's all.


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    3. http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c81/blkmk3jettak...

      http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c81/blkmk3jettakid/32B19E70-DE9F-4C47-84CD-20CAA0AE572C.png

      This is the correct layout with the fog in the OEM position.
    4. Except that the actual rear fog location is where...

      Except that the actual rear fog location is where the brake light is with US spec wiring. Pin 3 is originally the outer parking light, so you would be tapping the rear fog into a parking light. Just...
    5. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      Mmmmm root beer Sent from my iPhone using...

      Mmmmm root beer


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    6. I've always worked with the mentality that if it...

      I've always worked with the mentality that if it is worth doing, it is worth doing right. A pin out tool is cheap and my method takes all of 10 minutes and allows you to run the rear fog in the...
    7. It does seem a little involved, all because VW...

      It does seem a little involved, all because VW felt the need to completely reverse the lamp pattern in the US and doubled up the parking lights, leaving nothing open for the rear fog.


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    8. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      Yes haha, it's where Dmytro works, he sent me two...

      Yes haha, it's where Dmytro works, he sent me two VW stress relief balls, a pen, a keychain and a pile of business cards... all just because I suppose but I like free **** :thumbup:
    9. If you want to run the rear fog correctly, and...

      If you want to run the rear fog correctly, and most easily, it requires changing the the lighting layout to the euro spec pattern. This puts the brake lights in the outer portion of the light, keeps...
    10. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      Huge thanks to Dmytro (dubbin'0n15s) for...

      Huge thanks to Dmytro (dubbin'0n15s) for providing me with the correct engine cover :heart:
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    11. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      Not sure yet, I'll figure it out when I get to...

      Not sure yet, I'll figure it out when I get to wiring and I'll let you know.


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    12. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      It was briefly discussed, and I am not. Too much...

      It was briefly discussed, and I am not. Too much work to justify for me and the car will never see snow again so it doesn't make sense to do as I would never truly enjoy the best part of having...
    13. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      Which blue plug? The blue plug from the TT...

      Which blue plug? The blue plug from the TT harness is for the DBW pedal.


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    14. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      Possibly, they look long enough to make it back...

      Possibly, they look long enough to make it back out into the bay to the FCM location.


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      Subscribed :thumbup:

      Subscribed :thumbup:
    16. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      Here is the end of the TT 225 engine harness,...

      Here is the end of the TT 225 engine harness, these male connectors plug into the female counterparts on swap harness, then the spam harness has the ce2 ends to plug into my existing fuse block, then...
    17. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      I agree, it also allows me to use the ECM and...

      I agree, it also allows me to use the ECM and harness from the TT225 while still retaining my Mk3 cluster etc. :thumbup:
    18. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      I'll be running the Stance Dubs engine swap...

      I'll be running the Stance Dubs engine swap harness and then stripping down my TT225 harness to only what I need and lengthening / shortening as necessary for the wire tuck.
      ...
    19. Thread: Surf's Up!

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      It's on the shopping list haha

      It's on the shopping list haha
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      Started removing all of the junk I won't be using...

      Started removing all of the junk I won't be using from my engine this morning, should have it down to the bare minimum pretty soon, just need to reroute a few bits and block off the SAI and some...
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