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      Just an FYI, the usual replacement is a ~$5K part...

      Just an FYI, the usual replacement is a ~$5K part and the best part of a day of labor.

      It may not be the sort of task they can just get done the day they first see you. Just in case you can work...
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      Adaptive: Not the expert here... Some tunes...

      Adaptive:

      Not the expert here... Some tunes have discrete files for different octanes and mods. My GIAC was like that, at least in 2009. I had a 92 file. I could have also bought a 100 octane...
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      Sounds like mine when the Haldex burned up. ...

      Sounds like mine when the Haldex burned up.

      Lots of front wheel spin.
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      I think it depends on prior experience and...

      I think it depends on prior experience and expectations. I have never 'chipped' a car prior to this. I felt like the UM woke the car up and added some features.

      If I had had prior experience on...
    5. Cool. Pun intended.

      Cool.

      Pun intended.
    6. I think I'm missing something context-wise here,...

      I think I'm missing something context-wise here, Ryan.

      Are you going to run DSG fluid through your existing "Saudi Aux" coolant radiator? I'm guessing that would not be good for a few reasons,...
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      There is a DIY for the door lock. It's a...

      There is a DIY for the door lock. It's a relatively common fault on this platform. Mine was repaired under warranty.

      The DIY involves removing the outer door skin, which freaks a lot of people...
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      http://www.thepeaches.com/R32/GoProSnaps/IMG_1001....

      http://www.thepeaches.com/R32/GoProSnaps/IMG_1001.JPG
      http://www.thepeaches.com/R32/GoProSnaps/IMG_1003.JPG

      Crappy cell phone pix. Those long segments are 6" metal each.

      The second photo is...
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      Be sure to enable upside down recording on your...

      Be sure to enable upside down recording on your camera. Flipping it in post-production is a bit of a chore.

      I also select 'center' exposure (I think that's the right term) and make sure the...
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      I don't think I have one handy. I just put my...

      I don't think I have one handy. I just put my car in the shop for a bit.

      This is the basic RAM mount for GoPro:
      <a...
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      Also, the RAM is tighter for these 'high...

      Also, the RAM is tighter for these 'high leverage' applications if you align the lock knob to the direction of the arm.

      Probably a meaningless description unless you have one in your hands and are...
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      video: http://youtu.be/D-h4PPDeN8I Yes. ...

      video:

      http://youtu.be/D-h4PPDeN8I

      Yes.

      This is a RAM brand mount, two 4" metal sections elbowed together. It's placed right alongside passenger headrest on the inboard side.

      I've tried...
    13. That's been my experience as well.

      That's been my experience as well.
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      You know where the battery box is, right? It's...

      You know where the battery box is, right? It's to the right of the exhaust tips, opposite the muffler itself. It's a black (plastic?) box that projects down from the trunk floor.

      There's a hole...
    15. Up from the dead. I was searching for something...

      Up from the dead. I was searching for something else and found this.

      I've been running this feature for six years or so. It got me black-flagged at a couple of tracks because they thought...
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      Engine fans? Cockpit fans? Cockpit seems to...

      Engine fans?

      Cockpit fans? Cockpit seems to blow fine, just not cold. I haven't noticed anything odd in the engine fans.
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      AC won't blow cold. Noticed a week ago that...

      AC won't blow cold.

      Noticed a week ago that the defogger wasn't too effective. Yesterday it was 74F in Yakima (en route to a track weekend at Oregon Raceway Park) and I discovered the AC no...
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      Welcome!

      Welcome!
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      Check post #3...

      Check post #3
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5671565-Just-bought-R32-127-quick-RNS-510-install-question&highlight=510
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      Found the thread...

      Found the thread
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5706567-VW-MK5-6-Aluminum-Caliper-Upgrade-Kit-for-345x30mm-Stock-Rotors&highlight=Brake

      And Lui's store...
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