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      I recently had my valve cover replace due to this...

      I recently had my valve cover replace due to this issue http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5998876-Valve-Cover-problems-on-MKV-R32.

      It just kind of happen when I was driving back home. The...
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      Just a follow up for reference. I ended up with...

      Just a follow up for reference. I ended up with the continental DWS. I have to say there is a big difference between them and the Micheline PSS. The rubber is a lot softer and actually adds comfort...
    3. Personman, thanks brother. I'll definitely keep...

      Personman, thanks brother. I'll definitely keep that in mind. My intent is to jump ships but not to a sinking one.
    4. This might be a weird post but ... I was part...

      This might be a weird post but ...

      I was part of the Killeen Centex Dubs group and I know a few of you guys in the Austin area are IT guys. I'm currently waiting on a interview with rack space....
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      Did you check for rocks stuck between the rotor...

      Did you check for rocks stuck between the rotor and shield? It's a terrible sound, I about pooped my pants the first time it happened to me.
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      That was my biggest concern as I have the new...

      That was my biggest concern as I have the new tires on already. Anyway I picked her up yesterday. The R definitely feels different. I've been in FWD mode for so long I'm driving like a grandpa. As...
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      I appreciate all the input. This is probably...

      I appreciate all the input. This is probably going to be a spring time project but I'll definitely update the post once it's done.
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      Sounds like a boring movie. The shop finally...

      Sounds like a boring movie.
      The shop finally took in the R yesterday. I'm also getting my tune update to spark cut and some kind of variable launch control. [emoji41]
    9. Quick update for those interested. After driving...

      Quick update for those interested. After driving a few weeks on the new map set. The nav unit seams to be a bit off. Not really the navigation, it usually tells me I arrived at my destination like a...
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      Damn 2 weeks and no update to this post? Looking...

      Damn 2 weeks and no update to this post? Looking like K-Town is dead!
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      Headlight lens replacement

      Holly hell motherFNbrandon that's officially on the "To do" list. My original post used the wrong words. My concern was loss of projected light due to the cracks acting like a prism and scattering...
    12. Thread: Pulley noise

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      Back when I got my R in late 2011, the tensioner...

      Back when I got my R in late 2011, the tensioner going bad was a big thing. There is a post on the extract specs of the revision you should hopefully have. This was one of the fist thing I got looked...
    13. Thread: HID Nightmare!

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      When my bulbs were going bad, it just turn purple...

      When my bulbs were going bad, it just turn purple and I believe it did not do the usual leveling test. I just changed my lights out and notice that the wire sheathing on one light was chew up bad....
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      Headlight lens replacement

      Recently I changed my light bulbs from some cheap ass Philips D2S (85122+) to Osram/Sylvania D2S CBI. I have to say that they are way brighter. Anyway I was looking at the headlights at night and...
    15. That sucks bro, but I'm glad the UG R32 is coming...

      That sucks bro, but I'm glad the UG R32 is coming along just fine. I had to get my passenger wheels repair over a year ago after making a bunch of bad decisions. They did the same thing, resprayed...
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      Nice review, I don't understand why VW doesn't...

      Nice review, I don't understand why VW doesn't just give the beetle it proper respect and release an AWD version. Kinda like the AWD golf.
      Sounds like a fun car but once you had a taste of awesome,...
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      Called up the shop to day and was told it should...

      Called up the shop to day and was told it should be in by the end of the week. But it's looking like it will take another week. At this rate maybe I should have gone to the dealership [emoji36]. Well...
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      Dude that's hilarious. Sounds like a beer, a...

      Dude that's hilarious. Sounds like a beer, a dirty one at that.

      The R is still FWD only which blows. I did learn that a VR6 can make the front wheels spin while doing 40MPH.
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      If he is talking about the rear one. You can look...

      If he is talking about the rear one. You can look in youtube for bad diff noise. Currently I'm waiting on parts to get my AWD system back operational. You know is shot when you mash the gas pedal a...
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      My R has a grinding noise since ~76k (83k now)....

      My R has a grinding noise since ~76k (83k now). It going in sync with the RPMs so I'm guessing it's the timing chain rails. Older gen VR6s are known for this.
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