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    1. I think you might have just missed the latest...

      I think you might have just missed the latest version of the water pump ending in BG when you had your last water pump put in. The latest version has a metal flange rather than plastic (I don't...
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      If you can't find a helpful vortexer to change...

      If you can't find a helpful vortexer to change this setting for you there is another option. For approximately $40 you can change this yourself( along with a bunch of other features). You'll need to...
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      Just used Carista today. Worked great for guage...

      Just used Carista today. Worked great for guage sweep and wink DRLs with turn signal. I won't list all the settings below but it will not do the three things you are asking about.
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      Blind spot mirrors are great!

      You might consider the blind spot mirrors offered by ECS tuning. I really didn't like the original equipment mirrors as the blind spot was huge. I put these on and have been very satisfied. The link...
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      Hey, I am sixty-one and drive a 2013 United...

      Hey,

      I am sixty-one and drive a 2013 United Grey Metallic GTI. I doubt anyone notices my age but if they do I don't give a damn because I am having too much fun. I sold my 2006 Pontiac Solstice...
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      Just another craptastic day!

      So my 2013 GTI waterpump *hit the bed at 34k. The part number is 06J-121-026-BG. I see postings for the BB version of the water pump, so is this the latest, greatest version of the water pump or...
    7. Breaking Worse

      Can't you just see Walter and Jesse stumbling out of the RV and running for the hills?:laugh:
    8. If you don't have a DA polisher you can get a...

      If you don't have a DA polisher you can get a scratch removal kit like the one below. I had the scratches (from the dealer prep!) and this kit removed them completely.

      3M 39071 Scratch Removal...
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      Have you cleared the memory on the average mpg?...

      Have you cleared the memory on the average mpg? If not, you are averaging the first few hundred miles with what is happening now. Navigate to the average mpg then hold down the ok button on the...
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      Hey nc211, My temp guage does the same thing,...

      Hey nc211,

      My temp guage does the same thing, I've seen it mentioned somewhere else in the forum so I am thinking this is normal. Could be the guage goes down when the thermostat opens up and lets...
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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...
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