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    1. Sticky: Seriously sucking down more gas. It definitely...

      Seriously sucking down more gas. It definitely seems relative to the increase in power. I am going to have to be a bit lighter on the foot. Maybe try using those nifty blue meters I was always...
    2. I have 150LB Great Dane / Black Lab mix. He takes...

      I have 150LB Great Dane / Black Lab mix. He takes nearly the entire back seat. He has enough room to turn around and switch windows for stereo sniffing. Sometimes he puts his front paws on the floor...
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      Yesterday. Lapiz Blue north bound on Parmer...

      Yesterday. Lapiz Blue north bound on Parmer towards Whitestone.
    4. Austin pothole bent one of mine. The wheel is...

      Austin pothole bent one of mine. The wheel is still operational, but definitely should be replaced.
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      Brightness adjustment... Did you try the blinker...

      Brightness adjustment... Did you try the blinker with the lights off? Are they on solid when the tail lights are off or blinking?
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      Completed Stage 2. Today was an APR Intercooler...

      Completed Stage 2. Today was an APR Intercooler and TCU tune.
    7. Sticky: [QUOTE=Golf R MK7;103361505] Come to think of...

      Come to think of it. I have not experienced it while driving straight. It happened while turning into a cross road, into traffic...
    8. Sticky: [QUOTE=Alta Kok R;103348049] I am running...

      I am running stage ii without TCU. I have experienced the same thing with 1st-2nd shift hesitation. Definitely associated with the ECU tune. I want to say it only happened twice and during wot. I am...
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      Golf R's breeding like rabbits in Austin. Can't...

      Golf R's breeding like rabbits in Austin. Can't throw a triple square without hitting one. :popcorn:
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      Limestone Gray in Downtown Austin. Parked at the...

      Limestone Gray in Downtown Austin. Parked at the corner of 8th and Colorado. I work a block away and saw it while heading back to the office.
    11. I absolutely cannot comprehend why someone would...

      I absolutely cannot comprehend why someone would feel compelled to insert a smaller diameter piece directly between two exhaust components like that. :what:
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      I had a 2008 R32 for a few years. I traded it in...

      I had a 2008 R32 for a few years. I traded it in for an Manual Golf TDI. Slowly but surely my sanity and love for cars was slipping away. I was going numb to the experience of driving. I had to drive...
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      Welcome to Vortex. There is a lot of great...

      Welcome to Vortex. There is a lot of great information here. You just have to dig it out from under all the opinions and dust it off a bit. :beer:
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      I'm not trying to find it. It was in amazing...

      I'm not trying to find it. It was in amazing condition when I traded it in. I would hate to see what had been done to it. I'm just stopping by nostalgically to praise the MKV. The R32 was a very fun...
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      It has been three years now. I still miss her...

      It has been three years now. I still miss her (#2132).
      I had ordered a 2016 Golf R and waited three months for it to arrive. I have had it over a year and put on 30k miles. It is a blast to drive...
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      I unlocked the steering column and ran it through...

      I unlocked the steering column and ran it through several full range motions. In, out, up and down. Gave the steering wheel some torsion in multiple directions. Torqued, pushed and pulled in all...
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      I have too much confidence in the tine shop and...

      I have too much confidence in the tine shop and they consistently run 5 star reviews. Could be possible, but not on my list.



      Good idea. I should check all the functions.
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      Ball bearing in the dash?

      The short... I found a 4.75mm steel ball bearing in the dash, under the steering wheel. Is it associated with steering wheel alignment or coincidence?

      The long... A couple weeks ago the car had a...
    19. I thought the sound of the APR DP was very nice...

      I thought the sound of the APR DP was very nice with the stock exhaust. I couldn't image trying to get more sound out of it without having some points of the RPM range disappointing. My understanding...
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      This is a funny thread. I understand it wasn't...

      This is a funny thread. I understand it wasn't intentionally funny, but that is what you get on a VW "R" related forum. People are proud and there butts also have a tendency to clench quickly. This...
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