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    1. My MKV R had a shimmy at highway speeds similar...

      My MKV R had a shimmy at highway speeds similar to what you are describing. I noticed it most on cloverleafs.
      Ended up being the rear wheel bearings. There was some noise that increased...
    2. RIP Bill. Remember guys, even though we are...

      RIP Bill.

      Remember guys, even though we are all adults(hahahahaha)....keep it to 8/10ths or less when playing around.

      Most of us made our mistakes early enough and got lucky enough to learn...
    3. This is a common problem on many of these...

      This is a common problem on many of these propshafts. The mechanism is that while braking, the propshaft spines see torque and it creates a torque bind that does not allow the slipyoke to slip. Then...
    4. I would really love to see a bolt on ELSD...

      I would really love to see a bolt on ELSD solution for front wheel drive cars with common transmissions. ELSD with pseudo torque vectoring feels quite amazing even compared to mechanical torsen or...
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      Had similar-ish solowerks coilovers on my MKV R32...

      Had similar-ish solowerks coilovers on my MKV R32 for about a year(I know, not exactly the same). I was slammed for about a week and the ride was ridiculous. Raised it to about 1.5" lowered I was...
    6. I would not be surprised it it is from some oily...

      I would not be surprised it it is from some oily puddle. Generally CVJ boots fail and spit grease all over the wheel, but not the outside of the car(see the pictures above). Most of the time, this is...
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      Definitely looks to be taken on the loop road at...

      Definitely looks to be taken on the loop road at Toyota Technical Center.
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      Most cars guys I know have made this mistake...

      Most cars guys I know have made this mistake once, including me.
      Back when I was in highschool I did something similar.

      My Firebird had a weird noise at full throttle and it sounded like the...
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      Good to see more examples holding up halfway...

      Good to see more examples holding up halfway decent to mileage.

      My father bought a 500 turbo (non-abarth) in April of 2013.
      He currently has somewhere in the realm of 60k miles and so far the...
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      This is fantastic!

      This is fantastic!
    11. Yes, In the FRS sport mode has become a habit...

      Yes, In the FRS sport mode has become a habit like buckling my seatbelt. Once in a while I still forget and I notice pretty quickly. With those stock tires on there it does not take much to override...
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      Edited above post, now $13,000

      Edited above post, now $13,000
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      Bump! Price Dropped from 15k to $13,250.

      Bump! Price Dropped from 15k to $13,250.
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      Shipping is no problem, but would probably be...

      Shipping is no problem, but would probably be about $60 due to weight.
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      Bump

      Bump
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      MKV Solowerks S1 Coilovers

      MKV Solowerks S1 Coilovers -
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      I am located in Ann Arbor, MI.

      These coilovers have about 5k miles on them. I installed them last spring and used...
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      2008 Deep Blue Pearl R32 in SE, MI #1273 89K

      SOLDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD

      Here is some more information and pictures of my car. I am getting rid of it because I bought a Scion FRS and I have barely driven this car since late fall. I am located in...
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      You may want to do this. If you have some length...

      You may want to do this. If you have some length on the joint inside the tube, drill a hole and use something to pin the tube. In the case that the weld fails due to steering forces, or welding...
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      Future reference for anybody else....

      Future reference for anybody else.
      http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=49720

      Post #20 says that they trimmed the lower control arm spring isolator so that the adjustment perch sits on...
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      Solowerks install question.

      This past weekend I put on some Solowerks S1 coilovers. I am getting some faint clunking noise from the rear end at lower speeds.

      For the rear install I removed the stock rubber spring isolator...
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