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    1. Stupid question. What brand are these pliers? ...

      Stupid question. What brand are these pliers?

      http://i613.photobucket.com/albums/tt219/pbarrettvw/Valve%20Cover%20DIY%20pics/3_zps1927d6e8.png
    2. They did the recall for us when the turbo was...

      They did the recall for us when the turbo was being replaced but it seems that the recall is for a software update only and not hardware.
    3. How many miles on your car that they are...

      How many miles on your car that they are replacing the fuel pump on?

      We had to pay out of pocket for the high pressure pump at 44,000 miles just under 1 year ago.
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      Are you sure? ...

      Are you sure?

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      Re: NXT 2.0 vs 21

      It's basically the same product, the formula for M21 has been tweaked so that...
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      I don't think using a 7424 is going to save you...

      I don't think using a 7424 is going to save you much (or any) time at all when you consider you'll need to spend some time cleaning the wax out of the pad (PITA). I tried it once and never again....
    6. :)

      :)
    7. Indeed. If my car was out of warranty, I'd...

      Indeed. If my car was out of warranty, I'd replace the assembly myself, its pretty straightforward. Turbo assembly is around $1200 and all the gaskets and studs are another $50 or so.
    8. US Mill Works Toehook front plate kit for sale

      SOLD
    9. The longer bolt is their "V4" bolt so it fit Mk6...

      The longer bolt is their "V4" bolt so it fit Mk6 GTI and Mk6 Golf R.

      The shorter botl is their "V2"" bolt which fits the Mk6 Golfs, Mk6 Sportwagen, and all Tiguans.
    10. US Mill Works Front Plate Kit for MK 6 Golf or GTI

      SOLD
    11. Ebay fees of 10% are sure going to add up here.

      Ebay fees of 10% are sure going to add up here.
    12. You can check your wastegate for excessive play...

      You can check your wastegate for excessive play by trying to move the rod externally.

      Similar to this but the turbo is off the car here obviously...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o3JjNwQogA...
    13. For the Mk6 and Tiguans, VW started using IHI for...

      For the Mk6 and Tiguans, VW started using IHI for turbos rather than Borg Warner I found out.

      Sounds like there are longevity issues coming to light with the IHI turbo/manifold/wastegate...
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      It was my wife's Tiguan and 100% stock.

      It was my wife's Tiguan and 100% stock.
    15. Unless there is another wider angle video showing...

      Unless there is another wider angle video showing his approach to the kid and him intentionally changing course TOWARDS said person, the kid is completely to blame.

      The reason Stewart hit him, is...
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      Bottle 1 of 9 this year... ...

      Bottle 1 of 9 this year...

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      Just had the turbo/manifold/wastegate assembly...

      Just had the turbo/manifold/wastegate assembly replaced on our car at 53k miles. Had a boost leak and I'd replaced about every common part on it.

      Noticed excessive play in the wastegate lever so I...
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      high pressure fuel pump at 40k (not covered under...

      high pressure fuel pump at 40k (not covered under powertrain warranty).

      turbocharger at 53k (covered).
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      Wife's Tiguan with 53k miles just had hers done...

      Wife's Tiguan with 53k miles just had hers done while it was in having the turbocharger replaces under warranty due to excessive wastegate play causing a boost leak. Its a software only thing. We...
    20. Turbo being replaced under warranty due to...

      Turbo being replaced under warranty due to excessive wastegate play.
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