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      Well then, it seems I should continue to enjoy...

      Well then, it seems I should continue to enjoy the many many beautiful sounds this car makes. I genuinely do enjoy how mechanical the car feels/sounds. :beer:


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      Oh don't get me wrong, I love the sound! Lol. ...

      Oh don't get me wrong, I love the sound! Lol. But I rather not make it explode into a million pieces.


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      Yes! Dogbox is what comes to mind everytime I...

      Yes! Dogbox is what comes to mind everytime I hear the first few gears. It's especially pronounced in 1st if you hold it through the revs in manual mode.


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      I did read that lower gears are straighter cut in...

      I did read that lower gears are straighter cut in the MK7, so that is absolutely a possibility. Hmm I'm tempted to go test drive other DSG mk7s to get a better sense of whether my whine is...
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      I will certainly attempt to capture it on video...

      I will certainly attempt to capture it on video in the next few days.


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      Tell me about your DSG noises

      I've put exactly 10,075 miles on my GTI as of this writing. The DSG tranny performs very well, and shifts as smoothly as ever.

      However - I have recently started noticing gear whine from the...
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      Same here, 11 months in and no significant wear. ...

      Same here, 11 months in and no significant wear. I clean every week, hot towel wrap every other week, condition every 2 months. I use 1Z Leather Care.

      OP - are you sure those are cracks in the...
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      Thanks man. Always glad to help fellow...

      Thanks man. Always glad to help fellow enthusiasts.
      Congrats on the TDI! Manual or DSG?


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      My MK7 GTI "Build" - roger2050

      Thanks for that!

      In the recent past, I've had great experiences with VF Engineering's shift kit and Forge short shifter. Both excellent options, in my opinion...short throw, well weighted, and...
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      :beer: Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

      :beer:


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      10k Service

      Hello all -

      Performed my 10k mile service yesterday evening. Thought I'd share the method I use to wash and oil my APR intake filter. I used the kit below to refresh my filter. Worked very...
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      Not sure if you've read my build thread, but I...

      Not sure if you've read my build thread, but I returned to the dealership the day after purchase to explain the situation. I did not notice any damage to the suspension, but I know I hit the bump...
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      I've used the Natural Look Conditioner in the...

      I've used the Natural Look Conditioner in the past with excellent results. No greasy mess, and keeps the leather supple and soft. I think they have a 2 piece package with the conditioner and a...
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      Great to hear that, man. Thanks. Sent from...

      Great to hear that, man. Thanks.


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      Oh yeah, absolutely. In fact, I use the in-car...

      Oh yeah, absolutely. In fact, I use the in-car bluetooth all the time, and no one has complained about background noise, etc. As for inspection, my experience is such that they don't care much...
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      Well, I was out there with a buddy of mine!...

      Well, I was out there with a buddy of mine! :thumbup::cool:
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      Had the same problem 11 months ago. Worked itself...

      Had the same problem 11 months ago. Worked itself out. Operates normally now.


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      Yeah, still am. Still hasn't gotten old :laugh: ...

      Yeah, still am. Still hasn't gotten old :laugh:

      Admittedly, I drive much more city than highway, so drone is almost never even an issue. However, the moment I hear a DSG burp, it makes up for...
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      Yes, it makes a noticeable difference in the...

      Yes, it makes a noticeable difference in the range of the headlights. My girlfriend and I just picked up a '15 Jetta SEL, and I noticed her headlight range was way better than what I was running in...
    20. Wish my commute was that exciting. :laugh:

      Wish my commute was that exciting. :laugh:
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