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      Thanks. Yeah, it might be close, but you're a bit...

      Thanks. Yeah, it might be close, but you're a bit more hunkered down looking than mine. I'm keeping with the stock V3 height, some of the roads around here are a bit dicey. What size wheel spacer in...
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      https://youtu.be/MmR-VgR4rjs Did a little...

      https://youtu.be/MmR-VgR4rjs

      Did a little acceleration vid today. 1st hits about 42mph, and 2nd 62-63.
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      Mo powa ;). I'm running TT 264/260, but can't say...

      Mo powa ;). I'm running TT 264/260, but can't say what the power difference was from stock since I had them installed with the engine rebuild. Has good mid-range is what I understand, and certainly...
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      It's the most meaningless and superficial update...

      It's the most meaningless and superficial update I could think of, but what do you think of the new center caps? :)
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      Yeah but Canada is still the same continent, so...

      Yeah but Canada is still the same continent, so it's no surprise to me. It just sucks.
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      I got a quote of $150 to ship here :(.

      I got a quote of $150 to ship here :(.
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      A little video I made driving through Laupahoehoe...

      A little video I made driving through Laupahoehoe today since getting my HERO4 GoPro a few days ago. Still testing it out, and will prob end up mounting it inside to combat the wind noise issue for...
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      Exactly what us R32 folk in Hawaii need (Napy and...

      Exactly what us R32 folk in Hawaii need (Napy and I), baking in the Hawaii heat/humidity. Thanks for the info! I'll email Howie.
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      It's running great, just about 6k miles on it...

      It's running great, just about 6k miles on it now. It has a stock feel with good bite, and I've had it at 19psi for a while, but recently been running at low boost (12-13psi). The engagement is...
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      I know there's a dead spot, but mine definitely...

      I know there's a dead spot, but mine definitely starts to creep past mid after 110-111C.
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      Yeah I never rely on the stock temp gauge, I use...

      Yeah I never rely on the stock temp gauge, I use my VAD to give me all the temps I need.

      And yes, I've done a Spal fan on the aux rad hooked up to the fan switch and it has been dropping temps a...
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      Yeah, never heard of required test drive for a...

      Yeah, never heard of required test drive for a tire install. If they were checking alignment and there was a reported problem that would warrant a test drive, then yeah. But this seems like an excuse...
    14. Thread: Honolulu VW

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      Yes, that's my IG user account, and yes I have a...

      Yes, that's my IG user account, and yes I have a big (relatively) turbo R32 on the Big Island. BTW, to OP, I have no experience with that VW dealer, sorry.
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      Not all DSG transmissions are created equal...

      Not all DSG transmissions are created equal apparently. More than likely Jeff will have a working solution with a tune.
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      Jamie, I think you should create a petition on...

      Jamie, I think you should create a petition on the Tex for the R420, like the one erected in 2003 for the original R32 (that I signed). I don't think there has been as much enthusiasm for the...
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      My UM tune rev limiter is 7200rpm I believe.

      My UM tune rev limiter is 7200rpm I believe.
    18. LOL, I need to do the same but it's $1100 one way.

      LOL, I need to do the same but it's $1100 one way.
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      Build looks great, and good luck. Only thing I'm...

      Build looks great, and good luck. Only thing I'm wondering is that there's no mention about tranny upgrades to go along with all the said power goals. You sticking with the stock tranny?
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      Just a minor status update- car has definitely...

      Just a minor status update- car has definitely been running cooler since adding the SPAL fan onto the aux rad. At a stop in downtown (Hilo or Kona) it can get significantly hotter vs. my house @...
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