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    1. We have made some changes to the design of the...

      We have made some changes to the design of the bushings to reduce vibrations while still using a stiffer durometer material. There is very little increase in cabin vibrations with this design, and...
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      Yes remove all the material from the support...

      Yes remove all the material from the support protruding from the center of the vane assembly.

      As Chimera pointed out - the smoothness is related to how clean those three tabs are, so do your best...
    3. Still working on it - we ran into an unforeseen...

      Still working on it - we ran into an unforeseen issue with our test car, so we are making a couple changes, but we will keep everyone updated when we have them finished!
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      Sorry about the delay, but here is the writeup -...

      Sorry about the delay, but here is the writeup - its a pretty straight forward process, but it will require some patience and an understanding that you are working with different plastics together so...
    5. The Mk7 Golf/GTI 1.8T and 2.0T engines are...

      The Mk7 Golf/GTI 1.8T and 2.0T engines are actually completely different versions of the "Gen 3" TSI engine. They are similar, but there are enough differences to warrant a different catch can.
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      After taking one of the vents apart (read -...

      After taking one of the vents apart (read - breaking it) I have figured out how to modify the us vent so it works in the same fashion as the telescopic vents (they are all telescopic, but there is a...
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      Lets Talk Telescopic Vents

      I have had a few people as me about this, so I decided to make a post to clarify what is very unclear in the Audi parts catalog.

      I'm sure most of you have see others talking about the telescopic...
    8. We will work on that and get some posted up asap.

      We will work on that and get some posted up asap.
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      jeepxj52: Ill start off by saying I think we...

      jeepxj52:

      Ill start off by saying I think we had some communication issues along the way, and If we didn't get you the correct info I apologize for any mixups along the way..

      There was an issue...
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      I think the only issue here, is that the plastic...

      I think the only issue here, is that the plastic tab on the radiator support got broken during install.

      The intake should just be pushed into that tab, then held by the plastic clip on the other...
    11. We will be making some changes to the wheel setup...

      We will be making some changes to the wheel setup soon, so we will keep everyone posted.

      high_octaneGTI:

      The S3 covers are available here:
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      Responded :)

      Responded :)
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      Definitely need: New Pump, new camshaft, and...

      Definitely need:

      New Pump, new camshaft, and since you put a new follower back on that old came lobe, a new follower as well.

      Cover needs to be removed and inspected to make sure it didn't turn...
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      The Mk4 4 cylinder is actually much more harsh...

      The Mk4 4 cylinder is actually much more harsh than this insert. I do agree with you that some (especially those with an A3 and not a GTI) will feel like this is a luxury car and find the vibrations...
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      I can understand why it would seem like 90...

      I can understand why it would seem like 90 durometer is a stiff insert, but you have to keep in mind that it is still an insert and not a complete replacement mount, so the stiffness of the insert...
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      The two engines are both considered Gen 3 TSI,...

      The two engines are both considered Gen 3 TSI, but they are different. The Jetta is the MK6 configuration, while the Golf is the MK7. Different Head, different turbo, different intake and downpipe,...
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      Its in the works. The S3 style gauge would be...

      Its in the works.

      The S3 style gauge would be cool, but only reading to 1.4 bar could be limiting :) and if its anything like the boost gauge in the beetle, its just a needle that moves around...
    18. Tuning your car won't void your warranty per se,...

      Tuning your car won't void your warranty per se, but lately VW/Audi has taken a dim view of tuning in general. There is a possiblilty of your car being flagged with TD1, but there are ways to avoid...
    19. Yes, the swap takes about 20 minutes and uses...

      Yes, the swap takes about 20 minutes and uses hand tools - you just need a triple square socket for the steering wheel attachment bolt.
    20. We finally got a chance to put project UA30 on...

      We finally got a chance to put project UA30 on the rollers. These numbers are from a Dynojet 248awd dyno, 93 octane file, 80* ambient temp - 272awhp, 319awtq:
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