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      My Boldsport kit came with white-painted sensors....

      My Boldsport kit came with white-painted sensors. Car is black. What's the best idea?

      - Paint stripper
      Paint thinner won't work on automotive paint. I'm worried paint stripper will eat through...
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      I've run all the wiring in the interior. What...

      I've run all the wiring in the interior. What with the LOC, amp, and EQ, the area under the ash tray is a veritable nest of wiring. I just need to pull the 2 bumpers and install the sensor...
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      Possibly worse is trying to slip that stupid...

      Possibly worse is trying to slip that stupid C-clip back on again.
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      I was re-reading the original post. You mention...

      I was re-reading the original post. You mention the front sensors were reversed L->R. Maybe the OPS module is supposed to be installed on the left side of the car? Of course, presuming your rear...
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      I wired the OPS into the car and tested it. Now...

      I wired the OPS into the car and tested it. Now I just need to install all the hardware. Some thoughts:


      - You can't tap into the ODB port.
      My original research led me to believe the ODB port...
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      Actual codes: 19: CAN Gateway 01044 - Control...

      Actual codes:

      19: CAN Gateway
      01044 - Control Module Incorrectly Coded

      4C: Tire Pressure II
      Cannot Be Reached

      I was getting module 03 ABS errors previously, complaining about TPMS, but...
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      dealer can't see error codes?

      2012 GTI

      Are there certain codes that the dealer scan won't pick up?

      My battery died at the 2 year mark. The dealer confirmed a bad battery and replaced it. VAG-COM scans before and after...
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      Done and doing. Dealership is being a pain. -...

      Done and doing.

      Dealership is being a pain.
      - They don't acknowledge the drain. They say VW batteries die early all the time.
      - Battery is out of warranty (2 yr, 24K miles). They have me...
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      MkVI GTI 4amp phantom drain

      2012 Mk VI GTI

      The car wouldn't start this morning, turns out the battery is low. I disconnected the battery and confirmed 10V, but found a parasitic drain of 4A (yes, as in 4000mA).

      For the...
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      Technically not correct. If you install linux,...

      Technically not correct.

      If you install linux, use virtualization software (such as VirtualBox) to host Windows XP, then you can run VCDS on it just fine. If you want to keep ChromeOS you can run...
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      Thanx. I didn't plug the button in since I...

      Thanx. I didn't plug the button in since I thought it was optional. Didn't thing of checking for codes.


      BTW, I love how modular VAG systems are. Just 4 wires running from the entire system -...
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      Still can't get this to work. As posted...

      Still can't get this to work.

      As posted previously, I have a full OPS setup: controller, front/rear harnesses and sensors. VCDS sees module 10, and I can enable all the settings in long coding. ...
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      Call me impatient. I found the pinouts on this...

      Call me impatient.

      I found the pinouts on this Vortex post:
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5517617-Adding-OPS&p=80202340&viewfull=1#post80202340
      gjas, you may want to add it to the...
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      I finally have a full harness set. I combined a...

      I finally have a full harness set. I combined a front AliExpress kit and rear BoldSport kit. Long-story-short: I bought the rear kit, not knowing you need all sensors for it to work. I have 2 OPS...
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      SOLD Thanx for the interest.

      SOLD

      Thanx for the interest.
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      Shooting for this weekend at AAA Speedway...

      Shooting for this weekend at AAA Speedway (Fontana) if the spacers come in Saturday. I won't get to give a break-in heat cycle, but from what I've heard it's not necessary with these tires. I'll...
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      Stock hubs are > 5mm deep, so they touch the...

      Stock hubs are > 5mm deep, so they touch the wheel with a 5mm spacer in between. It's not perfect, but it does offer some centering. Minimum spacer with a lip is 10mm. Ideal would be a 3mm spacer,...
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      FS: Miro Type 111 18" with RS-3

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      Miro Type 111
      5x112, 57.1mm center bore
      18"x18.5", ET 35
      Silver with machined aluminum face
      They do come with Miro center caps (I forgot to put them on for the...
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      I had my trusty assortment of giveaway pens to...

      I had my trusty assortment of giveaway pens to measure with. Digital caliper to measure the pen diameter, and you're good to go.
      5mm it is. Placing order today.

      The TSWs are quite light for...
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      Surprise! ...

      Surprise!

      http://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.audiworld.com-vbulletin/1000x667/80-mageus_nt01_1_d4f53f8b10c772d623078665427c20fc859b926c.jpg

      On Jeff's advice I called my local store. The NT-01s...
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