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      Oh the agony! The torque sucks too. On a...

      Oh the agony! The torque sucks too.

      On a serious note, the gas mileage on a roots blower v8 is atrocious. I will miss that and the sound of a turbo spooling.
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      I'm a traitor

      Well, I knew I'd end up back in American Muscle one day, just didn't realize it was so soon. 2009 cadillac cts-v.
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      You sound like a great dad. Congrats on the...

      You sound like a great dad. Congrats on the purchase. Hopefully it will bring years of (joyful I hope) wrench time with your son. I bought my tt with exactly 107k and had no idea the kind of...
    4. I have the same issue. I jacked the car up on all...

      I have the same issue. I jacked the car up on all fours and let it idle in 1st. Sure enough, all 4 tires spun. However when I get on it on dry pavement or in the rain, it sure feels like a FWD car....
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      It actually was the passenger side. I normally do...

      It actually was the passenger side. I normally do work on my own car, but when I saw what would be involved, I just took it to the shop that did my transmission. Said they had never seen an axle seal...
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      This is for the unlucky bastard that has this...

      This is for the unlucky bastard that has this problem down the road.

      Well the problem came back again. I noticed the noise went away for a few days when the gear oil was topped off. There was no...
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    8. http://www.ctsturbo.com/cart/products/CTS_TURBO_MK...

      http://www.ctsturbo.com/cart/products/CTS_TURBO_MKI_TT225HP_1_8T_FMIC_KIT_450HP-254-7.html

      http://www.42draftdesigns.com/Audi-TT-225-Intercooler-System_p_684.html

      Quick search brought up two...
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      ttt
    10. FS: Tastefully Modded 2003 Audi TT Quattro

      I'm selling my car for something with a little bit more space. It has 142,000 miles, but that's going to change as this is currently my daily driver. I bought this car in August of 2010 with 107,000...
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      Bingo. This is exactly what ended up being the...

      Bingo. This is exactly what ended up being the case. 3 quarts missing. Thanks a bunch for your response and suggestion. I appreciate it. :wave:

      The car still made the noise twice on my morning...
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      200 views and no response? Is it because I'm...

      200 views and no response? Is it because I'm mentioning a super common problem?

      Transmission shop said it sounds like either a pilot bearing, release bearing, or rear main seal.

      I never...
    13. I am in the same boat as you are. I get...

      I am in the same boat as you are. I get considerable wheel spin and hop as well.

      http://www.audiworld.com/tech/misc35.shtml Here is a write up for the fluid and filter replacement.

      I'm...
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      Well to those interested I got the car towed to...

      Well to those interested I got the car towed to the transmission shop to diagnose the problem. Will keep this thread updated.
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      Update (it's getting worse)

      Original thread can be found here: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6985118-Please-help-diagnose-this-sound

      This weekend I had to drive round trip Dallas/Lubbock/Dallas (640 ish miles)
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      It's the original turbo. 11 years old 142xxx...

      It's the original turbo. 11 years old 142xxx miles. I took off the inlet pipe and checked. No shaft play. I'm not burning oil nor do I see smoke or anything like that.
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      Well today the sound happened and continued to...

      Well today the sound happened and continued to happen for a little bit after I had parked. I manage to capture a little of it on my phone before it stopped. Is this a bit more clear?
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      I had the clutch and the flywheel replaced...

      I had the clutch and the flywheel replaced immediately before the transmission service. I'm assuming it was done then? If that's not a safe assumption to make, I'll call the shop. Both front wheel...
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      Yes actually. I'm not sure how to describe the...

      Yes actually. I'm not sure how to describe the noise, but I'd say faint howling is pretty accurate. It never makes the noise when the car is idling, otherwise I would have a video with better audio...
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      The check engine light is for an 02 sensor. The...

      The check engine light is for an 02 sensor. The abs and traction control light are for the front right wheel speed sensor. The airbag light has been on since I got the car 4 years ago. Doesn't seem...
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