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    1. 141k on my daily driven, drag raced, auto-x'd,...

      141k on my daily driven, drag raced, auto-x'd, and HPDE'd Mkiv GLI 1.8T, still driving on the factory clutch which grabs hard. No major issues, had it since 26k miles. F the haters.
    2. Is the clutch /trans in the 1.8Tsi cars that...

      Is the clutch /trans in the 1.8Tsi cars that different from what's found in the 2.5l 5spd cars? Anyone looked into this?
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      Talked to a nice dude in a Dark Grey MK6 GTI in...

      Talked to a nice dude in a Dark Grey MK6 GTI in St Charles on Thursday at a stoplight. You on here at all? I was in the Black MK4 GLI.
    4. Vag-Com issue, Can't get US gauges/instruments back.

      Hey all, I have a 2010 2.0t DSG with the newer style dash and guages. I installed a euroswitch and I enabled Uk instruments in Vagcom long coding helper so that I could use the parking light feature....
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      Thanks for the info, much appreciated! On a...

      Thanks for the info, much appreciated! On a related note, anyone know at what power level the stock GLI catback becomes a major restriction? Isn't it basically a 2.25" mandrel bent system?
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      Don't suppose you have a pic of the car with the...

      Don't suppose you have a pic of the car with the OE Sports on it, do you? That sounds like a nice setup.
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      Exhaust Question

      Well I must be getting old because I've recently decided my 1.8T is just a bit too loud. My exhaust system started life as a GHL 3" catted and resonated turbo back. Over the years as its fallen...
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      Mmmm no I'd say you're wrong on the Konis. ...

      Mmmm no I'd say you're wrong on the Konis. Here's straight from their website : "KONI's entry level performance STR.T (pronounced "Street") shocks and struts bring improved handling and KONl quality...
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      You're right, I def didn't read up on the...

      You're right, I def didn't read up on the lowering issues of Mk4s other than seeing people busting oil pans and whatnot. However, what little info I could find on the Fk springs had me thinking they...
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      Well I lowered it, now it sucks

      Let me start by saying that I was never "that" guy who wanted a super crazy low mk4. I actually really like the way the stock MK4 GLI looks, rides and handles. Even felt very good to me on a road...
    11. Thread: MK4 Parts

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      MK4 Parts

      Hey all, just a couple parts I have laying around that I need to get rid of. Please PM me if interested. Located in the NW suburbs of Chicago.

      1. APR Carbonio intake for 1.8T. Filter is dirty and...
    12. Agreed. I wish bad things on the savages who did...

      Agreed. I wish bad things on the savages who did that. GLWS, really wish I could afford to resurrect that baby!
    13. IIRC the US version of the Fiesta ST has more...

      IIRC the US version of the Fiesta ST has more power than the euro version.
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      Black new style CC on the Elgin O'Hare. Flew by...

      Black new style CC on the Elgin O'Hare. Flew by me in my black MKIV GLI. Sounded good!
    15. Subscribed. Wish I could find a deal like this!

      Subscribed. Wish I could find a deal like this!
    16. Thread: FS: BBS RCs

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      If only you were closer to Chicago...

      If only you were closer to Chicago...
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      J's Repair and Performance in Plainfield. (815)...

      J's Repair and Performance in Plainfield. (815) 556-0027.

      May be a bit of a drive for you but well worth it. Excellent guys to work with and incredibly fair pricing.
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      Let me know ,buddy, I live right down the street...

      Let me know ,buddy, I live right down the street practically. I'll meet up with ya.
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      Subscribed. Very interesting and I'm glad to see...

      Subscribed. Very interesting and I'm glad to see people thinking outside the box on this!
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      Car looks great, keep up the good work!...

      Car looks great, keep up the good work! Definitely loving the white, you really don't see too many MK4s in that color.
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