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      Hey higgledy, There is a ton on information...

      Hey higgledy,

      There is a ton on information about claying a car out there. I'd just add that claying is very different from most anything else you do to your paint. No matter how clean you think...
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      Hey nc211, If it makes you feel any better I...

      Hey nc211,

      If it makes you feel any better I did the same thing with my winter tires on separate rims back in October. I had the reliable local shop mount new snows but I swapped the oem for the...
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      Saabstory02 and I are in agreement, he is an...

      Saabstory02 and I are in agreement, he is an ***hole with an opinion.
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      They say opinions are like ***holes, everybody...

      They say opinions are like ***holes, everybody has one. Saabstory02 proves it.
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      Clear or smoked side marker

      Hey All,

      I have a 2013 UGM GTI. The amber side markers are really starting to bother me. I've looked at ECS Tunings side markers (clear and smoked) but they show them on a white car. Any opinions...
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      Steven, Find somebody to show you how to...

      Steven,

      Find somebody to show you how to change out a sparkplug. This is the kind of simple job that can go wrong and cost you big time. Once you've seen it done you'll have the skill and tools...
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      My dealer handed me the appointment when I bought...

      My dealer handed me the appointment when I bought the 2013 GTI. I cancelled it as I didn't see the point. Now I am approaching 10k and will take it for the first oil change (did my own at 4k, just...
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      rear wiper phantom acton

      I can't figure out why my rear wiper sometimes wipes once or twice after start up. It doesn't happen all the time. Sometimes it wipes once and sometimes it wipes once and then again. I've checked the...
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      Hey nufinbutdubs, I haven't used a studded...

      Hey nufinbutdubs,

      I haven't used a studded snow tires in twenty years. As I remember the noise and vibration were a problem. If you have to drive on ice there is nothing better than studs but the...
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      The oil filter is on top of the engine and will...

      The oil filter is on top of the engine and will drain directly into the oil filter mount when the filter is spun off. Just to avoid any mess, I'd spin the filter till it is almost off and then give...
    11. Hey Modern Maven, I am three months in with...

      Hey Modern Maven,

      I am three months in with the GTI and loving it. The ride is a bit rough but I am really enjoying the grip and transient response. You are absolutely right about the shift...
    12. oil extraction

      Hey Digital Music,

      If you search around you will find as many opinions about oil extraction through the dipstick as there are ***holes. I've been using an oil extractor for years. When the oil...
    13. oil extraction

      Hey Digital Music,

      If you search around you will find as many opinions about oil extraction through the dipstick as there are ***holes. I've been using an oil extractor for years. When the oil...
    14. Are these plug'n play?

      So, the red led taillights on clearance look pretty tempting. I've looked at install videos and most show a wiring harness that I assume makes the taillights plug'n play. I'd be installing on a 2013...
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      Hey, Strongly, strongly urge you to get four...

      Hey,

      Strongly, strongly urge you to get four snows! Tire Rack will help you with a rim size and tire size to optimize winter handling. I just bought 205/55R-16 Michelin X-Ice Xi2 for $112 each.
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      Bought a 2013 GTI last month. Paid $2400 less...

      Bought a 2013 GTI last month. Paid $2400 less than sticker which was slightly better than Edmunds recommendation. Inventory was starting to get low and the identified vehicle was nearly 200 miles...
    17. Hey Dubbinon, I have an 09 EOS Komfort and...

      Hey Dubbinon,

      I have an 09 EOS Komfort and have had zero convertible top issues. Since I troll this forum regularly it is pretty clear to me that aside from the occasional leak issue the tops have...
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      Hey Cabriomfg, Congrats on your purchase. I...

      Hey Cabriomfg,

      Congrats on your purchase. I have an 09 and have not had any leaks. Apparently the seals were changed after the 08 model year so your mileage may differ. Krytox is an essential part...
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      Hard to get my head around spark plugs, oil...

      Hard to get my head around spark plugs, oil change and a few filters for $550! You can do the checks yourself, you might ask for the price of the plugs and oil change only. The tools to change out...
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      fuel door emergency release

      Hi All,

      The fuel door switch on my 2009 EOS broke and I was left high and (very) dry. I couldn't find a procedure in the manual or in the forum on how to open the fuel door when the switch doesn't...
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