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      Like mageus, I am very curious how you managed...

      Like mageus, I am very curious how you managed this. I just about get 4 18x9 with 255/40 tires with the seats down and using up the whole trunk and passenger seat rolled forward.
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      Did you determine premature failure via visual...

      Did you determine premature failure via visual inspection or while driving? Who is doing the work for you?

      BTW, I am planning to do ORP on Sep 21st (Sun) with HOD - are you and Rutter thinking...
    3. To adjust camber, say to go from street to track...

      To adjust camber, say to go from street to track and back to street before and after track days I need to uninstall and reinstall the shocks?
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      Wow - sorry to hear that. Are you getting a wrap...

      Wow - sorry to hear that. Are you getting a wrap again?
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      Yes, its almost a perfect fit and no rubbing in...

      Yes, its almost a perfect fit and no rubbing in the back - thanks for the guidance around fitment. With the Michelin Pilot Super Sports, MSS springs, Haldex Sport and Sport mode on the MagneRide...
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      One from The Ridge this past weekend. ...

      One from The Ridge this past weekend.

      http://media.fotki.com/1_p,rsfrfskdqgstsqgxftqfrgsgfkbd,vi/swtqbtdrdxswqwwbrqtxttsrkfrwk/1/1128101/13162633/DSC_0218-vi.jpg
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      Here is a recent picture right after getting new...

      Here is a recent picture right after getting new summer/track shoes. Car has Gtechniq C1/EXO on it and that has made washes a breeze.
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    8. Thread: Haldex Improved?

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      Looks like Feb 1, 2011 is when they made the...

      Looks like Feb 1, 2011 is when they made the announcement

      http://www.borgwarner.com/en/News/PressReleases/BWNews/2011-02-01_BWFinalizesAcquisitionOfHaldexTractionSystem.pdf

      Gen 5 Haldex Info -...
    9. Thanks. No rubbing to report after a day at...

      Thanks. No rubbing to report after a day at Pacific raceways. There is a very tight and slow downhill right hander where I could hear some rubbing'ish sound from the driver side front wheel well but...
    10. Wheel: Forgestar F5, 18x9 et46 Tire: Michelin...

      Wheel: Forgestar F5, 18x9 et46
      Tire: Michelin Pilot Supersport 255/40/18
      Suspension: MSS Sport with MagneRide suspension (maybe 1/4" lower than stock at most)
      Modifications: I had the shop trim...
    11. Thread: Rays Volk G25

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      Great timing. I just picked up a set of 18x9et46...

      Great timing. I just picked up a set of 18x9et46 and was wondering how close I will be to the fender with 255/40/18's. Looks like it will be close but I may clear. Are you lowered at all? Any...
    12. Thread: Haldex Improved?

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      Is this the first Haldex produced under the...

      Is this the first Haldex produced under the ownership of Borg Warner?
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      In the interest of science I will come up with...

      In the interest of science I will come up with you and dyno back to back. That will help get additional data as my car is a 6MT and we have almost the same mods. I also want to check out that...
    14. Last time my MK4 GTI hit a large pothole it...

      Last time my MK4 GTI hit a large pothole it damaged the spindle and strut. Had to replace both. But my alignment was way off too after the hit.
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      The biggest question mark is DSG. 40K is the...

      The biggest question mark is DSG. 40K is the service mark for DSG ($$) and service on engine (plugs etc) so check to make sure these have been done. I am not sure if this is a official service...
    16. No mishaps are always the best way to have fun...

      No mishaps are always the best way to have fun :-) I would've brought the TT though as the Z4MC would have been rough to even make it there esp. since I don't even have all season tires for it let...
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      I actually don't mind an evolutionary design for...

      I actually don't mind an evolutionary design for the exterior of the MK3 TT. The rear hatch flattens a bit sooner compared to the MK2 giving hints to the MK1; not a clear design choice but an...
    18. Looks like you had a blast out on that frozen...

      Looks like you had a blast out on that frozen lake with enough opposite lock :)
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      That's actually 24 minutes (not degrees :) ). But...

      That's actually 24 minutes (not degrees :) ). But if their machine is not calibrated right, that number may be meaningless and hence its a good idea to bring it to another shop; preferably someone...
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      Bring it to a different place for alignment; its...

      Bring it to a different place for alignment; its very possible that your dealer's machine is not calibrated correctly - I have seen this before.
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