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      You already answered your own question. :sly:

      You already answered your own question. :sly:
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      Sounds like air trapped in the cooling system....

      Sounds like air trapped in the cooling system. Common issue after re-filling an empty cooling system. Use the search feature. Tons of threads on this topic.
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      Hmmm. Maybe I won't do this. I just spent a few...

      Hmmm. Maybe I won't do this. I just spent a few hours reading up on these devices and the fuel efficiency gains on small cars are minimal, if even measurable. There's a few years of data for...
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      I'm going to give them a try as well. I just...

      I'm going to give them a try as well.

      I just switched jobs and I have a 45 mile commute one way; 92% highway driving. So for my MPG testing I'm going to drive the same route the same speed (using...
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      What are you installing and where? The radio has...

      What are you installing and where? The radio has both power on at ignition and constant power on from battery in the wiring harness. And why tap into a fuse? You should be tapping into a wire in the...
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      Home Depot. They have these in the nuts/bolts...

      Home Depot. They have these in the nuts/bolts area in the metric section.

      Sent from my stone tablet and chisel.
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      Yes. That's them. And now that I know, I have an...

      Yes. That's them. And now that I know, I have an Engineering book which shows that they do reduce drag. Anyone have any MPG comparisons with and without?

      Sent from my stone tablet and chisel.
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      Small Things on Rear of Car Roof

      I've seen a few cars lately that have these small oval looking (?) things on the rear of the car roof just above the top of the rear window. There's about 8 or 10 of them equally spaced. Does anyone...
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      215/40 R17 vs 215/45 R17

      I know its not much of a difference, but anyone interchange these two sizes of same tire from same manufacturer with any issues in a lowered (but not slammed) car? On eBay I found some discontinued...
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      No, but the key lock switch does and it gets the...

      No, but the key lock switch does and it gets the door lock status from the door lock module. And I said 'may' be the cause.

      Sent from my stone tablet and chisel.
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      Yes.

      Yes.
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      It may be a result of a faulty driver side door...

      It may be a result of a faulty driver side door lock module. This can cause all sorts of weird crap to happen with the windows, sunroof, alarm, and more. Use VCDS to see the status of all the door...
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      Well, first it is disc brakes, not disk. I...

      Well, first it is disc brakes, not disk.

      I searched 'drum disc' and found 90% of the threads. Use the link below.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/search.php?searchid=43808446

      MKIV calipers are...
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      I have a similar noise. It's the exhaust...

      I have a similar noise. It's the exhaust clamp/hangar. It rattles/squeaks from time to time. It has a bit of rust on it, which is where I think the noise is coming from. Maybe the issue is the same...
    15. File a claim with the city or county where it...

      File a claim with the city or county where it happened. They may pay for the repair. Most cities have risk funds set aside for this type of incident.
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      I run them on my GLI. Work well in winter here in...

      I run them on my GLI. Work well in winter here in upstate SC, although our winters don't compare. It still gets in low 30-40s for high in the daytime occasionally. No problems at all.
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      What is the mileage on this engine?

      The heavy oil buildup near the pulleys is indicative of worn cam/crank/intermediate shaft seals.

      I don't see much coolant in any of those pictures, and...
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      I've been able to test my O2 signal with a...

      I've been able to test my O2 signal with a multi-meter that shows the voltage fluctuate; and it does not fluctuate too fast for one to see it. If it did what use would narrow band A/F gauges be?
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      If the O2 sensor is dead, disconnecting it will...

      If the O2 sensor is dead, disconnecting it will not do anything. You should test the O2 sensor voltage with the car running. After the O2 sensor warms up the voltage should fluctuate up and down ...
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      If you track or Auto-X your car you do not want...

      If you track or Auto-X your car you do not want EBC Green Stuffs (they are no better than OEM pads).

      If you want slotted rotors get the EBC USR slotted rotors matched with the EBC Red Stuff pads....
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