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    1. It was a limited batch of gauges since most of...

      It was a limited batch of gauges since most of the cars don't have blue needles.
      I still have mine new in box... never got around to installing it. :o
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      A piece of my compressor wheel came off. Those...

      A piece of my compressor wheel came off. Those pieces made it to theIC.
      Mine was replaced under warranty too. VW put in new turbo & IC and replaced the tubing b/t the two.

      Or if something broke...
    3. Does it close the hatch too?

      Does it close the hatch too?
    4. How many miles are too many miles which...

      How many miles are too many miles which necessitate a new pump? I was sort of waiting to get through most of my warranty before doing too much. At 21k miles... I have started shopping. :)
      New APR...
    5. What menu was this in? I tried to access...

      What menu was this in? I tried to access "56-Radio" and it kept giving me an error message.
      But I was able to access ofther menu options.
      :confused:
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      bought in January 2012... 21k miles on it now....

      bought in January 2012... 21k miles on it now.
      I guess ~1k/month isn't bad. It seems like a lot though. The car doesn't feel almost 2 years old.
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      The TDI had taller 5th gears in generations past....

      The TDI had taller 5th gears in generations past.
      It was a semi-popular mod for mk4 1.8T crowd. I have no idea if there are direct (easy) options availble for our gear set.

      I like the close...
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      I don't think $500-600 is unreasonable for a...

      I don't think $500-600 is unreasonable for a shop.
      That said, I never considered doing this myself. I assumed I would have to use a shop.

      Where did you get replacement driveshaft bolts? Is that...
    9. :thumbup: that was a good deal! O'doyle,...

      :thumbup:
      that was a good deal!

      O'doyle, please update if you notice the same thing I did. (sounds quieter than RCD)
      Maybe my hearing is just going from spending a decade in a VR6 with exhaust. ...
    10. I'll comment on this too, since I went from RCD...

      I'll comment on this too, since I went from RCD 510 (??) to the RNS 315.
      Now the music seems quieter. I'm sometimes find I have the volume maxed out.

      I am wondering if this is b/c the RCD HU had...
    11. In addition to the GPS antenna, you'll need to...

      In addition to the GPS antenna, you'll need to code it with VCDS so that the directions show up in the MFA.

      I did this. It's an easy swap... ~30 minutes taking time so as not to break any tabs...
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      Do you have pictures? I haven't taken the grill...

      Do you have pictures?
      I haven't taken the grill off before. I'm not sure how it attaches? Are the spring clips something from my oe grill that I would use to attach a new grill?

      I'm 95% sure my...
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      Is the grill ordered through VW painted?

      Is the grill ordered through VW painted?
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      I agree with others that the intake itself...

      I agree with others that the intake itself wouldn't have caused the issue.

      THIS could though. I killed 2-3 MAF sensors in my mk4 before I realized the filter was over oiled.
      Were I to get an...
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      not a great picture by any means.. but it's been...

      not a great picture by any means.. but it's been a while since my car was clean enough to relect like this.
      ...
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      Did you turn the car off and back on with the...

      Did you turn the car off and back on with the intake?
      Mine has gone into limp on two occasions... it resets when you power down.
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      bumping this so I can come back to it when I get...

      bumping this so I can come back to it when I get off work...

      My car has been in the shop 3 weeks for a CEL and slight hesitation about 15% of the time when accelerateing. I assumed boost leak.
      I...
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      may have just been shop time... not ideal... but...

      may have just been shop time... not ideal... but they spent time working on your car.
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      dumb question.. how do you do a cap discharge?

      dumb question.. how do you do a cap discharge?
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      update?

      update?
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