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      Supposedly VW has a "machine" that'll clean the...

      Supposedly VW has a "machine" that'll clean the vents and what not (pumping something thru them), but it's super expensive and not all dealers have it.

      Here's a good DIY to clean it:...
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      If they were getting rid of it & didn't care...

      If they were getting rid of it & didn't care (some people are like that with leases), probably not since it's like a ~$500 service. Hard to say

      You'll have to call the dealer that did the...
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      "A diagnostic tool" You buy a cable, download...

      "A diagnostic tool"

      You buy a cable, download the software, and you have access to your car's computer. Helpful with little mods, logging, and troubleshooting/diagnosing...
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      x2 on this I've had to deal with this a couple...

      x2 on this
      I've had to deal with this a couple of times working on other people's cars.

      Make a "relief cut" on the nut with a Dremel and that should loosen the nut and help it spin right off
      ...
    5. :eek: Damn you guys (Toma) have all these...

      :eek:

      Damn you guys (Toma) have all these performance mods and heavy ass wheels slowing you down!

      Lighter wheels make a huge difference in performance/drivability
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      New suspension, trial #6 on this car, ordered up

      New suspension, trial #6 on this car, ordered up
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      Clean up the rust with a wire wheel and get it...

      Clean up the rust with a wire wheel and get it clean, then spray some (hi temp) paint on there (cover the rotor, of course)
    8. Takes less than 5 minutes...a trim tool kit, a...

      Takes less than 5 minutes...a trim tool kit, a torx bit, and your hands is all you need (it's a bunch of push/pull clips)....instructions here:...
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      Pull off the fog light grilles and then remove...

      Pull off the fog light grilles and then remove the screws holding the fog lights in....pretty easy
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      Haven't seen one

      Haven't seen one
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      Nice job & look great :thumbup: How much do...

      Nice job & look great :thumbup:

      How much do these go for?
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      Okay....you're right, I'm wrong. Even thought...

      Okay....you're right, I'm wrong.

      Even thought it's 2015, go lease your '14 Passat Sport for $0 down and $240/month, like he did

      :screwy:
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      That sucks :( It's not totaled out though, is...

      That sucks :(

      It's not totaled out though, is it?
      Or what are the plans for it?
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      Using a Golf R trans?

      Using a Golf R trans?
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      It's not called "chipping" anymore, it's simply...

      It's not called "chipping" anymore, it's simply called "tuning" (since it's just flashing the ECU with a tune)

      Yes, it can be detected
      It won't void your warranty completely, but certain things...
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      Preventative maintenance is key & will save you...

      Preventative maintenance is key & will save you money and trouble in the long run.

      Somebody posted this on the Tiguan forum and I thought it was pretty good info:
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      x2 on this You just need to have the DRL's off...

      x2 on this

      You just need to have the DRL's off first.

      Like I said, it's the same as the MK5 you had. You can run the parking lights & the fog lights (with no headlights) with the Euro switch
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      My guess is that they didn't adjust the shifter...

      My guess is that they didn't adjust the shifter linkage (endlinks) properly
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      ^^^ Looks like a VW brochure pic :thumbup:

      ^^^
      Looks like a VW brochure pic :thumbup:
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      No GAP insurance covers the difference between...

      No

      GAP insurance covers the difference between the actual value of the car & the amount of the loan. Say you have $2,500 in negative equity (from a trade-in, for example) in your new car loan or...
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