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    1. Your link does not work, it appears to be the...

      Your link does not work, it appears to be the link used to manage the post, requiring a login.
      For what it is worth, forum rules require you include a price in your post.
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      Was the mfd2-dvd navigation head unit original...

      Was the mfd2-dvd navigation head unit original equipment or retrofitted?


      The mk5 Premium 7 radio is wired through the CD changer. MFD2-DVD nav does not work that way.
      The MFD2-DVD has a...
    3. Thread: Golf R mpg

      by JetTurbo
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      STOCK 24.45 MPG 31 fills 9,285 miles 2 months 17 days 392 gallons

      24.45 Average MPG High 26.0 MPG Low 21.0 MPG Full record detail
      I keep meticulous records on fuel usage.

      Purchased used 17-Mar-2014 mileage 41,190
      Current 03-Jun-2014 mileage 50,773...
    4. I had a similar issue with a mk5 FSI, turned out...

      I had a similar issue with a mk5 FSI, turned out to be a malfunctioning N75 valve that controls the diverter valve operation.
    5. A bit off topic, but i suspect a correction is in...

      A bit off topic, but i suspect a correction is in order ...



      That is correct.

      Now you are off track, if you count the alarm horn, then there are three horns.
      The alarm has a dedicated...
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      Those are not pictures of RabbitInjection69's...

      Those are not pictures of RabbitInjection69's jack stands. The pics are hijacked from another post (the pictures are of a mk5 GTi).
      So you have the same jack stands as me ;)

      Jacked up that mk5...
    7. Thread: TPMS question

      by JetTurbo
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      Correct. US 2012 Golf R is indirect TPMS - no...

      Correct. US 2012 Golf R is indirect TPMS - no sensors are used.
    8. Thread: TPMS question

      by JetTurbo
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      The ABS controller monitors each wheels...

      The ABS controller monitors each wheels rotational rate and compares them to each other. When a tire loses air it changes size which changes the rotation rate when compared to the others enough to be...
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      :D if you click on the picture of the item in...

      :D if you click on the picture of the item in that post, your answer will be revealed ;)
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      I believe you that all US mk6 Golf R have the...

      I believe you that all US mk6 Golf R have the button in the glove box,
      but lovecarsDrV's 2012 T-RED Golf [R] in Atlantic Canada may very well be equipped differently than the US variant.
      He stated...
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      The TPMS reset button is fairly well hidden in...

      The TPMS reset button is fairly well hidden in the top left corner of the glove box, above the owners manual shelf,
      so it is really tucked in out of site. Have to lean your down head near the seat...
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      indirect TPMS reset instructions

      x2 the simplified pictogram TPMS instructions our on the drivers door jamb above the tire pressure placard.

      http://dataton.net/vw/2012_Golf_R/labels/rs_door_jamb_labels-overview.jpg...
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      x2 for Mobil 1 in US, only 0w-40 European Formula...

      x2 for Mobil 1 in US, only 0w-40 European Formula is recommended.
      viscosity rating is secondary to additives
      there are different viscosity ratings in different brands that meet VW 502 00
      and any...
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      Every exterior light bulb on the car has its own...

      Every exterior light bulb on the car has its own independent circuit.
      (Each front parking light and adjacent front side marker may share a circuit,
      I am not sure as mine does not have front parking...
    15. Thread: Tmps help!

      by JetTurbo
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      Generally but not always true. Certainly if it is...

      Generally but not always true. Certainly if it is a rubber valve stem, it is not TPMS equipped.
      But in the 2006 US model year, VW did deliver some wheels with metal valve stems that were not TPMS...
    16. Thread: Tmps help!

      by JetTurbo
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      True, which sucks in comparison to the wheel...

      True, which sucks in comparison to the wheel mounted sensors.
      The ABS controller is used in the mk6 setup and works as you describe.
      A TPMS reset button (hidden in the glove box on mk6) identifies...
    17. Thread: Tmps help!

      by JetTurbo
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      Are you sure about that? The 2006 mk5 (albeit a...

      Are you sure about that? The 2006 mk5 (albeit a golf) did not offer TPMS. TPMS was added in the 2007 model year (at least on the golf chassis),
      i thought that was the same for Jetta too....
    18. Thread: Tmps help!

      by JetTurbo
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      All that is needed is a VAG-COM. Here are...

      All that is needed is a VAG-COM. Here are instructions: Want to disable your TMPS, look no further...


      If you do not have a VAG-COM, I can help you out when I return from my current road trip...
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      The windshield has a completely different mirror...

      The windshield has a completely different mirror mounting bracket and difference in the black screening on the windshield. Everything you need but the windshield is in the BoldSports Auto Light and...
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      The mk5 GTi 2006-2008 FSI is not all that bad. ...

      The mk5 GTi 2006-2008 FSI is not all that bad. (BTW Some late model year 2008 GTIs are TSI).

      With an FSI, if you pay attention to oil level and cam follower, the rest of the engine is solid....
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