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      I remember the pictures of yours. That motivated...

      I remember the pictures of yours. That motivated me to clean mine the first time. :beer:
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      Almost 80K miles. I replaced intake manifold 50k...

      Almost 80K miles. I replaced intake manifold 50k miles later and cleaned them again. I didn't have to - there was a very little build up. I had to replace water pump two weeks ago and removed the...
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      I have TSI engine but had similar issues when I...

      I have TSI engine but had similar issues when I first got the car (at 90K miles). I swapped plugs and coil packs and from time to time I would have misfire. I checked the coil packs and one was...
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      You have CBFA engine right? Mine is CCTA and the...

      You have CBFA engine right? Mine is CCTA and the pump PN is 06H121026CQ. Mine finally failed at 171K miles. The seal is what failed. I had leaks on 3 different places. I replaced the pump last...
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      Replaced finally water pump @172K miles. Car is...

      Replaced finally water pump @172K miles. Car is back in action.
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      I have 09 A3 TSI with 172K miles right now. On...

      I have 09 A3 TSI with 172K miles right now. On 09-11 the chain tensioner was prone to break. There is a new revision on later years. Water pump is also something to keep in mind. It is mounted under...
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      I also joined the club alto much later than most...

      I also joined the club alto much later than most of you. 2009 Audi A3 with 172k miles. After reading all horror stories I was wandering how far I would go. ;)
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      I joined the club - broke arm rest latch on...

      I joined the club - broke arm rest latch on Monday and yesterday water pump leaked. I am amazed that it lasted this much. I am at 170k miles now.
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      09 Audi A3 TSI. I had oil leak about the same...

      09 Audi A3 TSI. I had oil leak about the same mileage on the rear main seal. Transmission needs to be pulled out. I also currently have small leak on upper time chain cover. It's $11 part to replace...
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      Bump

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    11. I got a little fed up with my '06 and it's issues...

      I got a little fed up with my '06 and it's issues and sold it after the AC went and I didn't get any love. Tried a few other things (B5, V70R) and came crawling back once they came to their senses...
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      Crappy cell phone picture. I'm thinking to...

      Crappy cell phone picture. I'm thinking to replace the timing chains, tensioners and the guides with the next oil change. So far the only issue I had with the car was leaking rear main shaft seal at...
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      Did you said something? ;) ...

      Did you said something? ;)

      http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s455/ivovladovevo2948/DSC_12391_zpsc8b996a4.jpg
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      I did mine twice - once from the bottom with the...

      I did mine twice - once from the bottom with the tool and once from the top with long funnel. Either way you should take your time and be patient. At the end you just need to do adaptation with...
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      What oil do you use? I had same issue using...

      What oil do you use? I had same issue using Valvoline 5-40. I switched to Castrol 0-40 and haven't seen it since (little over a year ~20k miles). It was happening always in a hot days after extensive...
    16. Do you still have these tires?

      Do you still have these tires?
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      09 A3 DSG - 167 000miles as of now. Own it since...

      09 A3 DSG - 167 000miles as of now. Own it since 90k.

      Purchase price $13000.
      Mods, parts, oil changes - about $5000

      cost/mile - $0.23

      My average is 27mpg so the fuel cost is about $10 837...
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      I changed mine twice - once with the tool (bottom...

      I changed mine twice - once with the tool (bottom fill) and once from the top with long funnel. It takes about the same time. With the top method I overfilled it a little and let the excess drain...
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      Drove mine to Boston for the first time in 2...

      Drove mine to Boston for the first time in 2 months (after some business travel and one month at the body shop), parked it in Motor Mart Garage with security etc. only to find my valve caps stolen...
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      When I first got my 09 I bought similar...

      When I first got my 09 I bought similar headlights from ebay. they didn't but I was able to return them and got my money back. My suggestion - return them and get yourself a proper headlights.
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