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      I think there is a camber adjustment. Nothing...

      I think there is a camber adjustment. Nothing appears loose or overly cambered though.
      I think I should try to rotate the tires and then see if the noise is tire related. Tires are BFG Sport Comp...
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      Do I need to do an alignment?

      I disconnected the rear lower control arm in order to adjust the coilover. Now I am wondering if I am hearing a noise whose source of which I am unsure. Could be noisy tires; could be wheel bearing...
    3. Thread: The Beer thread

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      I was pleasantly surprised to find the heat of...

      I was pleasantly surprised to find the heat of this one quite addictive!
      http://beerstreetjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/Ballast-Point-Habanero-Sculpin-IPA.jpg
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      They are simply plastic L brackets, about 2.5"...

      They are simply plastic L brackets, about 2.5" long, 3/4" each leg. They attach to the sill with a screw. Sorry no pics. I sold my set 'cause I never installed them. The parts shouldn't be hard to...
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      Merry X-mas, Vortexers!!!!

      I have enjoyed this community ever since getting my A3 in '07. It truly is a community. I even have had the opportunity to meet some IRL.

      HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL THE GOOD FOLKS OF FOURTITUDE AND...
    6. Loving the single-spoke design:thumbup:

      Loving the single-spoke design:thumbup:
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      I thought there's a way to drain accumulated...

      I thought there's a way to drain accumulated condensate. Under pass. Side dash? Dry out the vents gets rid of smelly bacteria, or so I heard. I need to try this.
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      Lube the tracks? If not that, then I would try...

      Lube the tracks? If not that, then I would try seating the ends again. IIRC, there was an audible click once the end of the bow was in place. I pushed downward until it clicked in. Good luck. You...
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      Thanks for this! Super easy. A relief, especially...

      Thanks for this! Super easy. A relief, especially since I was actually considering dropping the headliner. No need for that. ...the only downside is that the part cost me $130 at ECS:thumbdown:
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      Just relating my own recent experience with...

      Just relating my own recent experience with steering noises at low speed:

      I discovered that it is a very bad idea to us anti-seize compound on the axle bolt. It was literally hand tight (or hand...
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      On mine, I went with pan replacement -- only...

      On mine, I went with pan replacement -- only because I reasoned (unwarranted, perhaps) that if I rethreaded the hole, it would potentially leave metal burrs in the pan. Either way, I would have...
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      peeice of shist open sky sunshade clips and the...

      peeice of shist open sky sunshade clips and the dog damn armrest clip:mad:
    13. I don't have a FBSW, but I've always thought I...

      I don't have a FBSW, but I've always thought I would always know orientation of the wheel whenever I needed to change gears via the paddles ('spirited' driving situations). A round wheel does not...
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      Which one are you replacing?

      Was yours a D revision? Are these failing too?

      I'm just curious since the rubber diaphram ones have been phased out, and many of us have proactively upgraded. For those of us with intermittent...
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      There is a TSB...

      There is a TSB for the front brow that illustrates the process. Most likely it is a similar process for the rear one. I'll post a description if I am successful. I read another thread about the...
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      I'd do it. I've always had reservations about the...

      I'd do it. I've always had reservations about the round center of the TT wheel.
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      You are awesome. Thank you! How did the...

      You are awesome. Thank you!

      How did the install go? I have read that the part includes instructions. Any truth to that?
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      Part # Request [Open Sky sunshade woes]

      :mad:Anyone know the part number for the rear Open Sky sunshade pull? The pitiful latch pos plastic piece spontaneously dissolved. I'm looking for the part that you pull on to close the damn thing....
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      Photo bump^
    20. I live in El Sereno, near CSULA, and work in Echo...

      I live in El Sereno, near CSULA, and work in Echo Park.
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