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      Thanks alot!

      I knew I didn't have anything to worry about. And thank you for confirming that! Piece (Peace) of mind! It;s the stock set-up and it is dripping right out the tail pipe and no sooner. So I guess...
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      Water at exhaust tip

      '09 CCTA, water droplets at 60/min. Anything to worry about? Or is this gases changing to H2O? Doesn't start happening until engine reaches op temp.

      TIA.
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      Finally

      I finally got around to replacing the plugs for the first time in this car @ 60K Km. Lo and behold...guess what STOCK plugs from GERMANY were put in the cylinders? BOSCH FR6KPP332S. Imagine that. NOT...
    4. VWC

      It's just VWC. Not VWoC. It's not Yankified.
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      Yes...I know that.

      That's what I started the thread about. Time to replace plugs...which to use? NGK or BOSCH?

      I went w/BOSCH.

      Btw...what do you mean by..."regardless of ea113 or ea888"?
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      Opinions please

      What's the proper lube for door/trunk lid/hood hinges? I found out the hard way that using the wrong grease/oil/wd-40 can cause probs. Dirt and dust magnets.

      Anybody recoommend the right stuff to...
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      Really?

      Other than the radio and some associated sound system parts (and the plugs)...I haven't seen anything asian in my car. The front grill emblem was made in Spain...rocker panels and mudguards made in...
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      Thanks!

      Thanks. Appreciate both answers. I did buy the Autolite 3923's....(or whatever that # is...I did get the right ones as a back-up)...but as much as I hate putting Japanese parts in my German car...if...
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      Quick Opinions Please

      NGK or BOSCH? :thumbup::thumbdown:?

      VW tells me NGK are the better plug...that's why of course they're stock right out of the plant.
      (My local dealership doesn't even carry BOSCH plugs for a...
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      DV

      Just a DV. Which works awesome.
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      1 more thing...

      Forgot to ask...does anyone know why....BOSCH are not the OEM installed plugs (anymore) on VW's coming out of the factory? Does the company get a huge kickback from NGK for installing Japanese plugs...
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      Hmmmm....

      Well....I couldn't stand the wait...so I stopped at VW on the way home. There is no question or guessing. It is 18Ft/Lbs as per VW training and the currently used manual at Servicing in all...
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      Tsi spark plug torque

      Nothing :mad: in FAQ or search. What is the PROPER torque for plugs for a TSI? Don't tell me hand-tight + a 1/4 to 1/2 turn. That's not what real techs will tell you.
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