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    1. What I've done in the past to diagnose for...

      What I've done in the past to diagnose for driveline/wheel, wheel bearing, cv joint issues was to support the car/truck by solid wood blocks and spin the wheels under engine power and listen/ feel ...
    2. 3 Months Update..Some Things Don't Seem Right

      2016 1.8T, auto, Comfortline (SE), 5000 km (3000M)
      1) Vibration - The summer Continentals after three balancing attempts still have vibration. Winter Continentals currently installed vibrate...
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      How To Amplify Wheel Balance Vibration

      I have a subtle wheel vibration at 65 - 70 mph(new car). The Dealer does not notice this on his 2 mile test drive. Would raising or lowering the pressure by 10% make the imbalance or hard spot on the...
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      License Plate

      License plate starts with
      >>>STD...
    5. Some testing today: -wipers make one sweep at...

      Some testing today:
      -wipers make one sweep at ign turn on then stop
      -start engine, wipers move at high speed
      -tried different wiper motor assy> no diff.
      -all other electrical accessories work...
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      True. I've driven manual for 46 years and still...

      True. I've driven manual for 46 years and still have my GTI to scratch the manual itch. To me, it makes sense to have an auto for the GSW.
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      Thanks for your input. I would like to understand...

      Thanks for your input. I would like to understand how this transmission compares to older technology. Most people just get in and drive. I, on the other hand, am amazed at the technology and like to...
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      Little Fun Test For 1.8T/6sp Auto

      These are observations of my 6 sp auto
      These are all done with a warmed up engine and transmission.
      1) parking brake on tight
      and
      2) MFD(multi function display) fuel consumption set to...
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      Re: rebuilding lock/latch assemblies. I did this...

      Re: rebuilding lock/latch assemblies.
      I did this to my Mk3 GTI and it did look like the grease had solidified. That is quite a complex assembly on the 2 door GTI.
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      Look for the AIR COOLED FORUM below the Lounge....

      Look for the AIR COOLED FORUM below the Lounge. Pretty sure you'll get help there.
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      EFFIT..that's right,,,damn, I feel like a fool,...

      EFFIT..that's right,,,damn, I feel like a fool, fell right in to their advertising trap.
      Now, gotta wait for their next stupid commercial so we have something new to bitch about.
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      2016 bump waiting for a Mk3 GTI buyer...

      2016 bump
      waiting for a Mk3 GTI buyer
      Suspension is Koni Reds and coils.
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      Is it not a rule of thumb that during...

      Is it not a rule of thumb that during negotiations, the first one to answer, loses?
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      These GM jems really bug me as well to the point...

      These GM jems really bug me as well to the point of throwing any loose items in the room at the screen.
      I keep my appliances in the kitchen.
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      Thanks for your reply. The key is hard to insert...

      Thanks for your reply. The key is hard to insert fully and won't turn - I assume from that observation it's the lock - right or wrong?
    16. Wipers Going By Themselves When Engine Starts

      The wipers going on high speed by themselves wall happen randomly after engine start, just switching ignition on will not cause wipers to go, made sure wiper stalk not touched during key turning.(97...
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      Frozen Driver's Side Handle Doorlock

      97 Jetta Gt, 100,000miles
      Every winter for the last 8 years of ownership the driver's side door lock freezes.
      -used lock de-icer
      -during the summer maintenance I have soaked the lock with WD 40 to...
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      FS: (Toronto) Mk3 Struts -$60 each

      Bilstein rear and Sachs front shocks(no springs etc)

      They were on the car for less than 100km/one week then I installed a lowered susp.. Original cost was around $90. each

      Selling all for 60 x...
    20. Some drivers feel the need to be the leader....

      Some drivers feel the need to be the leader.
      Back in the late 60's I had a ride with my Dad's friend in his Dodge Dart GTS 340. He'd go absolutely nuts if there was someone driving in front of him....
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