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    1. I have no idea what color my passat is haha,...

      I have no idea what color my passat is haha, registration tag says silver, but it's far from that lol.

      And it doesn't look like this one, gonna find out for sure today next time i'm in it.
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      You ain't MK4 dope status till you spend more on...

      You ain't MK4 dope status till you spend more on your wheels than your car.
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      You will need to recode the IMMO system, it is...

      You will need to recode the IMMO system, it is very easy i've done it several times with my old Golf.
    4. did you even scan for codes? My guess is crank...

      did you even scan for codes?

      My guess is crank sensor, symptoms on my Golf were very similar.
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      This will be the first i've heard of a DBW ECU...

      This will be the first i've heard of a DBW ECU running an AEG,

      :confused:
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      Awesome junk yard score! And I should have jut...

      Awesome junk yard score!

      And I should have jut done a headlight restore like you, but they had 3M film on them and it was a bitch to get off so I bought DEPO black oem reps that ended up being...
    7. Thread: what oil?

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      Really, another oil thread... :facepalm:

      Really, another oil thread...

      :facepalm:
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      eBay is a market place, NOTHING IS EBAY BRAND,...

      eBay is a market place, NOTHING IS EBAY BRAND, there are manufacturers/sellers that are exclusive to eBay however there's plenty of good OEM or aftermarket parts on there.

      My list over the years....
    9. Thread: Oil Overfilled

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      It's fine, how long do you leave the engine off...

      It's fine, how long do you leave the engine off before pulling the dip stick out?
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      What are you looking to do specifically? Don't...

      What are you looking to do specifically? Don't just go into menus blindly 'playing' around without knowing.

      You can do window up/down mod
      1 click unlock, different horn or flash/lock settings...
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      Ask the tuner how the maps are setup, run logs,...

      Ask the tuner how the maps are setup, run logs, adjust wastegate/boost controller accordingly.

      You seem to be pretty knowledgeable. ABA with head spacer should be pretty solid though.
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      Pretty sure the hazard switch is also the turn...

      Pretty sure the hazard switch is also the turn signal relay, you can hear the clicking when you put the turn signal on.

      Replacing it might be the fix. I had to change one in an MK4 when it was...
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      Take the 2500$ you would sink into this 2.0 to...

      Take the 2500$ you would sink into this 2.0 to get it an additional 10HP and find a MK3 or MK4 2.0 to play with as a little project.
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      It's your clutch switch guarantee, pretty common...

      It's your clutch switch guarantee, pretty common throughout the DBW engine line, symptoms are no cruise obviously and odd behavior when shifting as it also tells the DBW throttle how to respond when...
    15. Thread: Burning oil

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      I really don't think it's the turbo, maybe it's...

      I really don't think it's the turbo, maybe it's only blowing oil past a seal into the exhaust, that's not common as the shaft would usually leak everywhere if it was bad, but your compressor side...
    16. I understand totally, i'm gonna try and make an...

      I understand totally, i'm gonna try and make an offer for 1250-1300$, no way i'd pay 2K for it. I'll show him the codes and give him a general idea of what it's gonna cost to fix.

      I forgot I...
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      Door lock control modules, I had to replace 2 of...

      Door lock control modules, I had to replace 2 of them on my MK4 golf, and my driver's door on my Passat needs a new one.

      When i bought my passat it had a weird issue where I would lock it, and ALL...
    18. I will be moving into a house with a large yard...

      I will be moving into a house with a large yard and parking for 3 vehicles next month

      Madra wheels with nice rubber
      Rear sway
      drivers door lock module
      full fis dash -maybe
      Bi-xenon head lights...
    19. Shell Rotella T6, i will say right off the start...

      Shell Rotella T6, i will say right off the start that it's not VAG502 stamped, but on the other hand most of the dino oils you've been running for the life of the vehicle prob aren't either.

      It is...
    20. Well it's -30 and it's parked on the street, too...

      Well it's -30 and it's parked on the street, too cold to start but I had a good look over it and scanned it for codes. It was running this morning as I saw the seller while leaving for work and we...
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