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      If you are trying to be patient, do not pass...

      If you are trying to be patient, do not pass 3,000 rpm until the engine has 3,000 miles on it. Drive it in the city and on the highway. consistently hitting 5,000 rpm with barely 600 miles is asking...
    2. $72.00 for an oil change and filter...done by...

      $72.00 for an oil change and filter...done by VW...and they keep records and the old oil. I have mine changed every 5,000 miles.

      Every tech that I have talked with advised to change the oil...
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      ...from a VW tech who recently worked for VWUSA, ...

      ...from a VW tech who recently worked for VWUSA, VWUSA are working out details with VWR in an apparent arrangement that allows dealerships to sell and install all VWR components including engine...
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      Return the spacers and purchase spacers that are...

      Return the spacers and purchase spacers that are made to fit. In addition, you should be using a wider spacer up front - 15mm for example - and a 10mm in the rear if you care about good handling. ...
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      The $1,000 is not free...it is either taken off...

      The $1,000 is not free...it is either taken off the top or added to the financing.
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      I would then opt for the entire kit, not just the...

      I would then opt for the entire kit, not just the front kit. ...my lease is up in September....$2,200 is better invested in a new car with the entire PP package and DCC
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      I have honestly been very disconnected with this...

      I have honestly been very disconnected with this car...odd for me...but if I were a betting man I think the rear rotor diameter is the same. If this is true the front to rear balance should be close...
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      Upgrading to PP brakes

      I may be keeping my 2015 non PP car. If I do I may want to upgrade the brakes...seems like a lot of trouble but that standard pads transfer lots of material to the rotors during hot stops...the...
    9. Do the BEC lights wire up to the existing...

      Do the BEC lights wire up to the existing harness/wires with ease? I am fine removing the bumper grill etc, its the wiring that I am concerned about. I do not want to buring up a wiring harness...
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      ...it doesn't feel like 200 ft lb torque - auto. ...

      ...it doesn't feel like 200 ft lb torque - auto. But it does have a wider power band than the diesel...which we have not dipped into yet since our car is still in the break-in stage. I imagine that...
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      Yup!!! welcome to the world of I don't give a...

      Yup!!! welcome to the world of I don't give a ****...which is what my local shop said in slightly different words.
    12. We decided to give our car back. Given this, VW...

      We decided to give our car back. Given this, VW sets a time and date for the return.
    13. Really?:confused:

      Really?:confused:
    14. Two dashboard trim textures or colors, why?

      Our 2017 Sportwagen has a textured 'look' trim on the doors and on the glove box but the main gauge cluster gauge and radio dash is shiny black. Drives us nuts! We bought the car sight unseen...
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      I have a 2015 GTi non-performance package. ...

      I have a 2015 GTi non-performance package. Despite having a fairly aggressive pos caster angle, this car wandered quite a bit. When I changed the tire to Michelin AS3 plus most of the wandering wet...
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      Are you using your on board computer? some of us...

      Are you using your on board computer? some of us are getting slammed here because the computer's calcualtion software includes a 7% error. My point? if we all use the computer we are all using the...
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      Unless someone confirms either by manually...

      Unless someone confirms either by manually measuring, or by GPS or by some other method that the odometer is accurate, and that the calculator is not, then we cannot write or say that the odometer is...
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      I appreciate your responses, thank you. Stepping...

      I appreciate your responses, thank you. Stepping back to my original reply...I added my note about track width changes because I feel that track width alterations fundamentally precede spring rate...
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      Happy belated Merry Christmas. You've applied "...

      Happy belated Merry Christmas. You've applied " vaguely accurate" a number of times...that is a nearly impossible phrase to respond to...

      We are entering the realm of dogma, no?

      This was my...
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      Oil changes should not be performed at intervals...

      Oil changes should not be performed at intervals based upon what 'others' do. Your driving habits matter a lot. My wife drove her 2008 Passat 2 miles per day for six years. As you can imagine,...
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