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      After looking a few diy on the net it seemed...

      After looking a few diy on the net it seemed pretty easy to do. But it seem the tig doesnt have that nifty petcock to drain the coolant out. Next option is to disconnect the lower radiator hose. On...
    2. Seems I need a bit more help, cleanup is done and...

      Seems I need a bit more help, cleanup is done and i am reinstalling the injectors but something is strange. I bought 4 injectors kit with the o ring and seal. Got the dealer to install the teflon...
    3. Thanks guys, ramp is a bit steep took more RPM...

      Thanks guys, ramp is a bit steep took more RPM then expected to climb on. I am halfway thru the clean up , one valve was slightly open so I stopped there. Will remove plugs and turn engine by hand to...
    4. So I decided to remove the carbon buildup on my valves and.....

      And so far so good. I removed the intake manifold,did cuss after a few connectors but they finally came off. I have a few pics and a few questions.

      Its a 2009 with 100 000km.

      Here is the Tig on...
    5. Thread: First service

      by SAITCHO
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      Im using Mobil1 0w40

      Im using Mobil1 0w40
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      Is it worth it to try and salvage the cover? Or...

      Is it worth it to try and salvage the cover? Or is it to risky?
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      Tiguan coolant flush

      About to hit 100 000km so I think im ready for a coolant flush. Looking at my fluid capacity chart the tiguan cooling system hold 11 litre of coolant. Im getting the new G13 coolant and I plan to mix...
    8. Doing a transmission flush will move sediments...

      Doing a transmission flush will move sediments all around and that's not a good idea if you don't do it on a regular interval. Doing a pan drop will not throw sediments all around but you cant get...
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      Thanks for the info guys. I will use the VW...

      Thanks for the info guys. I will use the VW stuff, at 24$ for 1 litre its very reasonnable, I cant say the same for their ATF fluid tho but thats another story. And forcing people to use winter tire...
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      Brake fluid flush

      I decided that after 100k km my brake fluid is past due. It puzzle me that its not part of the regular maintenance schedule. After looking at the different techniques ( 2 men brake pumping, vaccum,...
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      Once you have been thru all the gears and did the...

      Once you have been thru all the gears and did the proper wait time do you simply put it to park and wait for the temp to rise or you keep repeating the gear switching until proper temp is reached?
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      Personally I would not mess witch the stock...

      Personally I would not mess witch the stock headlight. After market ones may looks cool to some but they are poorly engineered. Those are rarely tested and the beam pattern is a joke. Downgrading a...
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      Philips extreme vision for me. ...

      Philips extreme vision for me.

      http://www.powerbulbs.com

      I live in Canada and it usually takes 3 days to get here and I never paid any duty fees.
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      After a stage one chip the turbo lag is less...

      After a stage one chip the turbo lag is less present, and this is a very good bang for the buck mod.
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      It always puzzle me when people replace well...

      It always puzzle me when people replace well constructed and engineered part with crappy junk made and china just to look cool. I would not place that garbage on my car even if they gave it to me for...
    16. You cant go thru clear coat by waxing a car. I...

      You cant go thru clear coat by waxing a car. I personally give my car a polish with compound once every 2 years to remove swirl marks and remove the clear coat oxidation with a dual action polisher....
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      1-Michelin X-ice 2-Continental extreme winter...

      1-Michelin X-ice
      2-Continental extreme winter contact
      3-Nokian Hakkapelitta

      I live in Quebec so winter tire are mandatory and I always run studded tire, Tig is well insulated so the extra noise...
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      What I usually do is remove all the platic covers...

      What I usually do is remove all the platic covers and pressure wash them. Then get a humid rag and just wipe everything you can. Im not a fan of rinsing the bay with cleaners. I clean it once a year...
    19. Thread: Rims and bolts

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      Conical seat and no 5x114 will not fit properly....

      Conical seat and no 5x114 will not fit properly. Maybe some redneck tire installer may get it to fit with brute force but its not a good idea. Install some adapters if you really want those 5x114...
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      You are aware the build quality and the...

      You are aware the build quality and the performance of aftermarket headlights dont come even come close to the original ones.
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