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      There's a big difference between new axles and...

      There's a big difference between new axles and rebuilt axles. The axles that are not much more than a boot kit are rebuilds, and most of them suck. What they do is take used joints, grind them out to...
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      Pair it with a Fluidamper perhaps?

      Pair it with a Fluidamper perhaps?
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      You can buy repair wires that already have the...

      You can buy repair wires that already have the pins attached, just cut the corroded wires off and solder the repair wires in. The plug should have a part number on it, with that the dealer can tell...
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      Does the car have an aftermarket stereo?

      Does the car have an aftermarket stereo?
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      Well I guess this gives you a good excuse to go...

      Well I guess this gives you a good excuse to go to a 1.8T oil pump and balance shaft delete! [emoji16]

      Sorry to see this after all your hard work though.
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      Did you scan with VCDS? It will tell you if the...

      Did you scan with VCDS? It will tell you if the car is not "seeing" one or more bulbs. Or if it is a bad module somewhere along the line.
    7. I think Tyrol is selling the mystery tie rods...

      I think Tyrol is selling the mystery tie rods now. Not sure if they're listed on the site though.
    8. Check this thread:...

      Check this thread: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?t=5634381

      There is a TON of info on swapping TT suspension, which stock parts will work, comparison shots of the parts, etc. I'm almost...
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      '07 2.0T with 111xxx miles, APR stage 2 since...

      '07 2.0T with 111xxx miles, APR stage 2 since 17k. No problems with the turbo, nor any other mechanical issues to speak of. Be religious with maintenance and you'll be good. Check the cam follower...
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      I emailed APR last week,the summer sale got me...

      I emailed APR last week,the summer sale got me interested again and I have some money burning a whole in my pocket. Asked if there are any plans to support Cxx in the future and was told no. Guess...
    11. The second sensor post-cat isn't doing anything...

      The second sensor post-cat isn't doing anything for the ECU as far as monitoring parameters, it is only there to alert you when the cat becomes inefficient (read: clogged) and needs to be replaced....
    12. Borla makes a diffuser for the TT-RS. Probably...

      Borla makes a diffuser for the TT-RS. Probably wouldn't take much modification to make it work.
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      Oooooh, nice! Wish it was for the TT-S wheel...

      Oooooh, nice! Wish it was for the TT-S wheel though.
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      @pete- I'm curious to know how much truth there...

      @pete- I'm curious to know how much truth there is to the off repeated notion that cams are worthless without tuning for them. Can you put it in perspective? Such as how much you gain by tuning for...
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      ^ yup It's possible that they could've screwed...

      ^ yup

      It's possible that they could've screwed up the PCV when they replaced the valve cover. Try to see where the oil/smoke is coming from.
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      Autozone also carries a small set, but like Napa...

      Autozone also carries a small set, but like Napa they are very limited in sizes and they are just shanks that you have to insert into a socket. Also longer than necessary. The best triple square...
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      The ECU has to be matched to the immobilizer in...

      The ECU has to be matched to the immobilizer in the cluster. Does have to be done with the dealer tool. They don't even see the PIN codes anymore, it connects to a server and the whole thing is done...
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      Yes Rotella is fine, many people are running it...

      Yes Rotella is fine, many people are running it with great results. The VW standard is basically a list of companies who have paid VW to test and certify their oils. With the fuel dilution on these...
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      My bad, I thought you meant front axle bolts....

      My bad, I thought you meant front axle bolts. Glad you got the info you were looking for though.
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      OK, so I've got the revised OE bolts on my car,...

      OK, so I've got the revised OE bolts on my car, latest rev as of Oct 2013. They are 24mm twelve point. I know the bolts that came from the factory on my '07 were a different head size, pretty sure...
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