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    1. I don't claim to understand this completely but I...

      I don't claim to understand this completely but I love the idea. Is it basically the same idea as the Porsche version from a few years ago? Was Porsche successful with it?
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    2. Pioneer head unit not powering on - fix?

      I have a Pioneer stereo in my car. Pretty sure it's the avh-x2600bt. I installed using XSVI-9003-NAV wiring harness. It's been in the car for about a year. Twice now the thing has completely shut...
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      5th gear swap - where to get it done?

      I'm in RI. Does anyone have a recommendation for a shop to get this done? I called German Motors in Providence and they said they don't do transmission work. I saw a how to article and it looks a...
    4. Any experience getting minor traffic patterns fixed?

      Just wondering if anyone has had any success in getting things improved. Hoping for some advice. Not looking to do anything crazy. Just a few things that don't make sense and/or are dangerous. Do I...
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      Another tire recommendation?

      Looking for some advice getting tires for the spring time. I want to have them ready to go when the weather warms up.

      - Drive ~65 miles a day mostly highway. No racing or aggressive driving...
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      Where is the car located?

      Where is the car located?
    7. Took a 2.99% note for 36 months on my CPO VW. ...

      Took a 2.99% note for 36 months on my CPO VW.

      Question for those getting 0% loans. Was there a choice between cash allowance or 0% loan? I remember shopping a new Mazda6 maybe 6-7 years ago and...
    8. I figured this would turn into a wagon VS SUV...

      I figured this would turn into a wagon VS SUV thread so I'll throw my rebuttal in for your argument: Think of the roof accessibility. SUVs/CUVs being much taller makes it tougher to put kayaks,...
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      Answering my own question just in case anyone...

      Answering my own question just in case anyone runs into this thread in the future.

      The 15" wheels do fit this car. I'm on my second season running 15" winter wheels. Again, I have the 5 cylinder,...
    10. These are still for sale. Plenty of winter left!...

      These are still for sale. Plenty of winter left! Someone buy them! New price: $40.
    11. I know we're just arguing about what Reuss said...

      I know we're just arguing about what Reuss said to a question he probably wasn't super prepared for, but this part especially makes no sense:

      "see where he mentioned that a GM wagon would have to...
    12. They are still for sale. There has been some...

      They are still for sale. There has been some interest from the other guy who posted, but I'm not sure if he's going to make it down to RI. For a set of winter beater wheels I'll sell to the first...
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      Small AV shelves?

      Hi I'm looking for recommendations for a small A/V shelf for this spot. It's 34" wide, 33" deep, and 46" from shelf to ceiling. Not even sure how much weight I can put on it. It's just 3/4" MDF....
    14. Time for winter wheels - 5x100 alloys 15"

      Trying to get rid of my old wheels that are sitting in my shed. No tires. They're the 5x100 alloy 5 spokes that came on my 2000 jetta 18t. All have valves that I think are good, and all have center...
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      Food truck house call???

      Wondering if anyone has done this before for a party, family reunion, etc. I live in RI and am having a bunch of family and friends over in August on a weekday. I'm thinking i'd rather have a food...
    16. What has changed with the 2.5 over the years?

      I searched but could not find. and the FAQ has more non-engine related links than engine related. :confused:

      There's got to be a post somewhere listing the improvements that have been made to the...
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      How important is carb timing?

      I've heard a few people talk about this in the past and wanted to know H&F's opinion. I've heard it's harder to burn off sugar if you eat it later in the day when your metabolism starts to slow down....
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      Will a MkIV TDI 5th fit?

      I've got a 2009 JSW with the 5cyl and 5sp. Will a 5th gear from a MKIV TDI fit assuming it was also a standard? Anyone done this before?
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      Compatible? MkIV tdi 5th into MkV 2.5?

      Bought a 5th gear out of a MkIV TDI manual car with the intention of putting in my old 1.8t manual. I never got around to it, and now i'm interested in putting it in my new car. New car is a 5 speed...
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      Damn. wanted to be the first to post blues...

      Damn. wanted to be the first to post blues brothers. that movie is awesome.

      http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lq8tblZSju1r2060ko1_500.png
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