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      http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=445...

      http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=44574
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      I went to Chaplins as well. In/out in an hour on...

      I went to Chaplins as well.
      In/out in an hour on a walk in/no appointment.

      They also note the oil type/brand used and that Full Synthetic was required.

      They had 4 service advisors and plenty...
    3. Not sure if you want to do that because if you...

      Not sure if you want to do that because if you run out or the nozzle clogs, it won't be good for the engine.

      May be look in to this.
      http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43792
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      Well, the Service Xpress was a bust at Auburn,...

      Well, the Service Xpress was a bust at Auburn, WA.
      2 hour minimum wait when I showed up at 10am with only 2 cars in the Service Xpress lane.
      Didn't see how many were in the service bay.

      VW...
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      Thanks for the feedback. I still might do an oil...

      Thanks for the feedback.
      I still might do an oil analysis with Blackstone labs after 5K just to check.

      I will be going to Auburn VW today and see if the VW Service Xpress lives up to the hype.
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      Anyone get oil changes at local VW dealers?

      Just wondering if they actually use full synthetic VW approved oil or use whatever is in their oil drums be it regular conventional or synthetic blend.

      This is just a concern for the free oil...
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      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/zx3maniac/G...

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/zx3maniac/GTITSB2028302.jpg
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      What about this one? The TSB number by the way...

      What about this one?
      The TSB number by the way is: 2028302/4
      http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43654&page=7
      http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43654
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      2012 GTI. APR Stage 1 at 1K miles. No issues....

      2012 GTI. APR Stage 1 at 1K miles. No issues. Just fun and great in gear power band.
      After having APR on my 2008 GTI, the 2012 with factory tuning felt like a Kia.
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      Awesome. So are you sending the ECU back to APR...

      Awesome.
      So are you sending the ECU back to APR to get your tunes back?
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      I believe to get the initial tune flashed, the...

      I believe to get the initial tune flashed, the ECU must be removed to bypass the encryption on the new cars.
      http://www.goapr.com/support/ecu_removal/gti_mk5.html

      With APR, he is then free to...
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      Why did you take the car when issues were clearly...

      Why did you take the car when issues were clearly found.
      You should let the shop handle troubleshooting the issue.

      No one in their right mind would take delivery of a car that has issues After...
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      What does "Let's over there" mean?

      What does "Let's over there" mean?
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      My 08 GTI consumed more oil during the...

      My 08 GTI consumed more oil during the summer/warmer months than the colder months.
      VW actually states 1qt burned per 1K miles is normal in the GTI manual.
      1.5 qts does seem kind of high but if...
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      It uses premium gas and gets awesome gas mileage....

      It uses premium gas and gets awesome gas mileage. /sarcasm
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      But if it runs normally in the stock tune, it can...

      But if it runs normally in the stock tune, it can only be one of two things.

      1. Issue with the tune.
      2. Engine parts running on their ragged edge on the stock tune but no issues are present and...
    17. Thread: Catch Can Tips

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      http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=148...

      http://www.golfmkv.com/forums/showthread.php?t=148048
    18. Thread: Smoke bomb

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      Does it smell like burning oil or antifreeze?

      Does it smell like burning oil or antifreeze?
    19. Thread: Smoke bomb

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      Is the smoke color white or black?

      Is the smoke color white or black?
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      Same deal that Autozone is running. $7 for the...

      Same deal that Autozone is running.

      $7 for the oil and $2 for the filter.
      Upto 4 rebates per household.

      Sale ends Monday - 11/14/2011
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