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      Update for anyone following this. Got the R...

      Update for anyone following this. Got the R diagnosed by 2 local shops. The rear differential is shot and needs to be replaced.

      As for price, the dealership wanted the price of the rear...
    2. Update for those interested, "Navteq" in now...

      Update for those interested, "Navteq" in now "HERE."
      A customer support rep told me that the latest maps are from May 2013. So that answers my question regarding the 8B designator. So if you still...
    3. Question to anyone who has purchased a new North...

      Question to anyone who has purchased a new North America Map DVD Version 8B.

      Does this DVD include new map data and still retain the same Version 8B designator?

      I have always looked at getting...
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      Damn I think my AWD system just went out. It's...

      Damn I think my AWD system just went out. It's been making more noise the last few days. Today I felt the front wheels slip, so on the next available traffic light I mashed the throttle. There was no...
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      First sorry for bring this up but why make a...

      First sorry for bring this up but why make a thread when there is one already available.

      So I just got my DSG service this past week. Ever since I've notice that the R just isn't the same. Anyway...
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      Ouch bro, that hurt. AWD can only go so far if...

      Ouch bro, that hurt. AWD can only go so far if you have summer tires.

      I remember driving in the post office parking lot at 5-10MPH, just enough to get the R to move and it would lose traction....
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      Snow tires, need some input

      Looking for advice on what to do to prepare for winter driving.

      Last year I almost killed my R a few times after moving up north to Connecticut with Texas friendly tires on the R (Michelin PSS)....
    8. So far I've had no issue. I'll keep posting if...

      So far I've had no issue. I'll keep posting if things change.

      A friend mention that my sway bar probably shifted due to old/collapse bushings when I was switching out the axle. This kind of makes...
    9. Quick update, yesterday I notice 2 things when...

      Quick update, yesterday I notice 2 things when double checking my work. One was the scratches on the sway bar (see pics above) the other was the rubber grommet for the brake line was destroyed.

      I...
    10. Changed Axle, now sway bar rubbing on control arm!

      This weekend I replaced a craptastic NAPA driver side axle (long story behind it) to a GKN axle. Yesterday I notice clucking while going over the awesome street around here. So I jack up the R and...
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      Not sure if that was directed at me. My R is...

      Not sure if that was directed at me. My R is united gray, I have seen a red mk4 around town.
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      I've been in CT since the beginning of the year...

      I've been in CT since the beginning of the year and I still haven't seen a posting for a local group in fair field. Kinda sad as my last group, Centex Dubs, was really active.
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      That sucks bro [emoji22]

      That sucks bro [emoji22]
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      What's wrong with MY .:R today

      Follow up, I took my front passenger side brake caliper apart. What I found was that the pad that goes in the piston (inside pad) had some how not seated correctly. One of the three prongs on the pad...
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      R32 + H&R Springs + Snow = ?

      Just an update for reference. Just like the rest of the posters, lowered R + snow = no problem, unless you drive in a blizzard (Hercules) and fly off the road during an exit and get stuck in a ditch...
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      MKV R32 Spotted Thread

      Today at 7:35 on route 8 Bridgeport, CT. CW R with a CT sticker on the upper left corner of the rear windshield, think it had black wheels. Nice R bro
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      Holy heck I did not know there was an official...

      Holy heck I did not know there was an official R32 owners ringtone, what the hell have I've been doing :P
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      LMAO WTF that **** was funny as hell.

      LMAO WTF that **** was funny as hell.
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      DUDE! I just spent this pass weekend fixing my...

      DUDE!
      I just spent this pass weekend fixing my CV boot, it was a nightmare as the kit from ECS did not bring all the parts (they are sending them to me this week). Anyway when I finish the job and...
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      Sunday 16-Mar-2014, Stock looking UG by Beardsley...

      Sunday 16-Mar-2014, Stock looking UG by Beardsley Park Bridgeport, CT.
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