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    1. Chip later. Mentioned more to highlight that it...

      Chip later. Mentioned more to highlight that it responds well to tuning. Something to do once the warranty is up!




      1.0T w/ 6spd manual? Do you guys get more engine/trans options than we do up...
    2. Test drove a new Passat with a 1.8t and 5spd. I...

      Test drove a new Passat with a 1.8t and 5spd. I have to say I was quite amazed at how peppy it was.

      Minimal lag, great torque down low. Just looked up what a chip can do and wow. Tuned to 93...
    3. Shameless plug: Stripped down crate 12v w/...

      Shameless plug:

      Stripped down crate 12v w/ Schrick 268s running on VEMS standalone, rolling on 14" RS242 (static).
      Recaros re-trimmed in beige tweed and Bentley chocolate brown leather.
      ...
    4. And cleaned up the head, should it be required. ...

      And cleaned up the head, should it be required.

      I mean maybe I haven't owned a new enough car, but popping the head off of a motor like this that wasn't shoe-horned into place, doesn't sound THAT...
    5. The last 9-5 is beautifully quirky and all, but...

      The last 9-5 is beautifully quirky and all, but who provides parts support now? Outsourced or GM ?

      Looking to spend 17-20 and based on the above discussion I'd be leaning toward an accord/tsx....
    6. Big sedans with small efficient(ish) motors + manual transmission

      I grew up driving various Ford Tauri that were in our stable growing up (in addition to MK2 Jettas and VWs of my own, as well as a Ford Probe GT).

      As many of us know, we love what we "know", and I...
    7. Damn. Eyeing a 335d msport in grey like the...

      Damn.

      Eyeing a 335d msport in grey like the one posted above.

      So carbon build up... OK, sounds like a lot of grief from folks puttering about and not winding out a gear once in a while.
      ...
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      https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xat1/...

      https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xat1/v/t1.0-9/11295876_361768464022775_845100153488998822_n.jpg?oh=89e2490c01fed63c8ecbf0f744c2827d&oe=55C8AB90
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      yo how much for the bike?!

      yo how much for the bike?!
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      Would do horrible things to own this car.

      Would do horrible things to own this car.
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      Anticipation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Anticipation!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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      WTB: Votex Side Skirts

      Please and thank you!

      Located in Calgary, Alberta and willing to pay for shipping!
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      You should be able to see it on my Instagram...

      You should be able to see it on my Instagram @mushroom_curry with the coolant cap.

      I'll PM you my phone number if you use Whatsapp.
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      I should have elaborated. My coolant pipe...

      I should have elaborated.

      My coolant pipe setup is essentially identical to this car, but I do not have the expansion tank pictured. My overflow is replaced by a radiator with integrated pressure...
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      It's the REVO stage 3 with 550cc for gt28rs as...

      It's the REVO stage 3 with 550cc for gt28rs as listed on their website for 150hp 1.8ts.

      Yes the f21L isn't a gt28rs but flows a lot like one, and wouldnt end up with high EGTs , and would be...
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      Question... If I'm running a stock AEB...

      Question...


      If I'm running a stock AEB drive-by-cable setup (no wideband?) and I build out the following:

      - Longitudinal F21L kit
      - decat
      - 2.5" TT exhaust
      - Revo Stage 3 w/ 550cc
      -...
    17. DAMNIT. It has mudflaps. :(

      DAMNIT. It has mudflaps. :(
    18. Ah okay. The "widen your fronts" bit in the...

      Ah okay. The "widen your fronts" bit in the original post lead me to believe they were 3pc.

      I guess if you can't describe things with clarity, a picture is worth a thousand words... or in this...
    19. So wait a minute, that's $700 for the K04? If...

      So wait a minute, that's $700 for the K04?

      If not willing to ship can have someone pick it up from you and forward it on to me.

      Externalized risk is the best kind of risk.
    20. Might have found a set for you here locally from...

      Might have found a set for you here locally from a part-out.

      I'll send detailed pics if they're not faded.
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