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      On this Beetle Forum, back on 3/19/14, I posted...

      On this Beetle Forum, back on 3/19/14, I posted two photos under the title
      Ridgeman's Big Wing. You have to look real close at the roof line over the
      side windows since the black trim guards are...
    2. When I installed my new brakes I was told to...

      When I installed my new brakes I was told to thoroughly clean the rotors with Denatured Alcohol, making sure
      to thoroughly dry them. I repeated the application a few times on both the front and back...
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      Go to www.brandsport.com They make two versions...

      Go to www.brandsport.com
      They make two versions of a self stick drip rail. One is 5/8" and the other 7/8". You buy it by the foot.
      Have had the 5/8" version on my roof for a few years now and the...
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      If they're anything like the Hawk Ceramic Pads I...

      If they're anything like the Hawk Ceramic Pads I switched to, you will see major dust lessening and
      with regard to braking ability, both when hot or cold, they perform beautifully. Previously, I...
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      First off, I ordered the PIAA Silicone wipers,...

      First off, I ordered the PIAA Silicone wipers, only to then find out that they don't work with the
      OEM adapter set-up on my 2012 T-Beetle. Tried all three included in the package and informed
      PIAA...
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      I'll make note of the 'Latitudes'. If my 'home...

      I'll make note of the 'Latitudes'. If my 'home made' spraying of the OEM ones with graphite spray doesn't
      do the trick I'll probably try them. Note: I went to a worldwide manufacturer named Hella,...
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      While attempting to install the new silicone...

      While attempting to install the new silicone wipers from PIAA, that are listed as being
      specifically for the 2012-13 Beetles, I came to realize that none of the three adapters
      fit the OEM wiper...
    8. I believe it will affect it. Spoke to the Service...

      I believe it will affect it. Spoke to the Service Mgr. at Linden VW, which has a Motorsport
      Division that installed & tuned my HPA K04, and was told I should ignore the notice because
      of my HPA...
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      I've had a plethora of HPA upgrades in my car for...

      I've had a plethora of HPA upgrades in my car for 3 years now. The tune they
      did on my HPA K04 didn't require anything to be attached to their downpipe in
      order for me to pass strict NY emissions....
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      Another morsel of information from an enthusiast...

      Another morsel of information from an enthusiast who had tried anything....and everything,
      only to have the wipers return to 'skipping' at times across the glass. He said his problem
      ceased when he...
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      I assumed, incorrectly, that my PIAA order would...

      I assumed, incorrectly, that my PIAA order would be for both wipers. Called them to order the
      second one needed and was told there would be no charge for shipping on that one due to the
      confusion...
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      Found out my PIAA order was for only one wiper @...

      Found out my PIAA order was for only one wiper @ $30.99 and not the pair. Have
      ordered the second wiper and PIAA said there would be no charge for shipping
      since the product listing caused...
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      Do you use a standard glass cleaner before...

      Do you use a standard glass cleaner before applying the Rain-X? Also, once it is applied, can you continue
      re-applying it over the following days or does a 'build-up' of it on the glass defeat the...
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      I've tried the Bosch wipers for my car...

      I've tried the Bosch wipers for my car twice...with no success. Here's hoping the 'Denatured Alcohol'
      cleaning is the trick for success. I do know that it was recommended that I clean the rotors on...
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      Wiper 'chatter' problem

      Just noted on the GLI Jetta site that another enthusiast reported his inability to rid himself of
      the problem after attempting numerous cleaning applications of the wipers and the glass. He even...
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      Noted a Youtube video that deals with this...

      Noted a Youtube video that deals with this 'chatter' problem. Was told that you should take
      some Denatured Alcohol, about $7.00 in hardware stores, and apply it liberally to a clean
      'blue' work...
    17. Just received a notice from VW stating that...

      Just received a notice from VW stating that certain 2011-13 2.0L TFSI Engine cars are being
      called in for an ECM Software Update. Under certain conditions, the output signal from the ECM
      to the...
    18. Rec'd VW Notice to bring car in for for Emissions Service !

      Re: Emissions Service Action 24AX - ECM Software and Warranty Extention for Injection Pump
      concerning Certain 2011 - 2013 Model Year VW's with 2.0L TFSI Engine'

      Issue - Under certain...
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      My 2012 TB's blades always stuttered and after...

      My 2012 TB's blades always stuttered and after changing them, as well as clay bar cleaning the glass, the
      problem still does occur intermittently. They will work fine for a short amount of time, but...
    20. That's a great price! Mine ran me $1,000...

      That's a great price! Mine ran me $1,000 delivered....with the steel braid brake lines.
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