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    1. mine are pretty much all the way down. ...

      mine are pretty much all the way down.

      https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-y961BRBH_pw/U3pbWdR4rNI/AAAAAAAB8Yw/PHllga_cFcQ/w1598-h904-no/IMAG2125.jpg
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      A given motor producing a constant amount of...

      A given motor producing a constant amount of Power under a constant load will do so more efficiently (ie, using less fuel), if it is under boost than not. Obviously if you are accelerating and under...
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      I don't believe you're entirely correct about...

      I don't believe you're entirely correct about that. The turbo is able to turn heat energy that would otherwise be expelled into power. So the total energy turned into kinetic energy per amount of...
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      Anyone close enough to Vancouver, BC is welcome...

      Anyone close enough to Vancouver, BC is welcome to come on a ride with me if you are curious what the HPA tune feels like.
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      Just want to chime in again and reiterate that...

      Just want to chime in again and reiterate that the latest update to the HPA ecu flash solved this problem for me permanently.

      Anyone who wants to try should contact HPA and try yo speak with...
    6. Oil filter threaded post came out with the filter, wtf?

      So doing my second oil change on my 2012 GLI.

      The oil filter spun off easily by hand. But when I looked at it, I saw that the whole threaded post came out of the block. I tried to get the...
    7. I hope nobody is buying this without a flow...

      I hope nobody is buying this without a flow comparison vs. stock.

      I can't imagine there will be gains that are worth the investment.
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      I had this issue since the beginning. I went...

      I had this issue since the beginning. I went through countless dealership visits - they are morons and could never 'feel it'. I installed the updated dv and updated coil packs. no better. I got...
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      I replaced the DV with the latest revision, the...

      I replaced the DV with the latest revision, the coil packs with the latest revision, and tried a couple of software fixes on the tune, the problem hasn't really changed any.

      Just wanted to share...
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      ewwww. who is buying this crap to justify it...

      ewwww. who is buying this crap to justify it being manufactured?
    11. '12 GLI door module pinouts / wire diagrams

      I am doing windows up / down from an aftermarket product and am looking for door module diagrams.

      Could anybody share some info?

      Is there a specific wire that controls the windows up/down or...
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      I have HPA stage 1 installed, still has the same...

      I have HPA stage 1 installed, still has the same problem. They did what they could to try to figure it out without reaching anything 100% conclusive.

      We did manage to log some misfires.
      ...
    13. if you have to ask you probably shouldn't be...

      if you have to ask you probably shouldn't be doing it!
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      The dealer has looked at my GLI twice for this...

      The dealer has looked at my GLI twice for this issue. They were mostly useless, saying the car is fine. Even worse, they say they can't feel it, even though it can clearly be felt. :rolleyes:

      I...
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      this is because of your line level converter, as...

      this is because of your line level converter, as others have mentioned.

      There is an electrical path between the deck and the inputs of the amp. The amp works by amplifying the signal, and any...
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      My appointment was totally pointless. They just...

      My appointment was totally pointless. They just scanned it, drove it, and said there was nothing wrong.

      It's comical that everyone else can feel it, even my wife, but the "20 year veteran" vw...
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      new GLI, I have this exact issue. its both a...

      new GLI, I have this exact issue.

      its both a relief and and annoyance to hear its so common. I have a dealer appointment on tuesday, but im not expecting much.
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      I just got rid of my 2010 TDI DSG for a 2012 GLI...

      I just got rid of my 2010 TDI DSG for a 2012 GLI MT.

      It goes against all good reason, but hey, we are emotional beasts. Power, exhaust note, control.

      Be in the car you love, you owe it to...
    19. The lines look ok in that shot but the paint...

      The lines look ok in that shot but the paint doesn't match. That would be a bigger issue for me. But damn, that looks baller.
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      I like those inner bushing brackets, they look...

      I like those inner bushing brackets, they look beefy.

      I have a BFI sway bar, and it was clunking all the time. When it came time to take it off (sold the car) we saw that both brackets were...
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