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      Technically not correct. If you install linux,...

      Technically not correct.

      If you install linux, use virtualization software (such as VirtualBox) to host Windows XP, then you can run VCDS on it just fine. If you want to keep ChromeOS you can run...
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      Thanx. I didn't plug the button in since I...

      Thanx. I didn't plug the button in since I thought it was optional. Didn't thing of checking for codes.


      BTW, I love how modular VAG systems are. Just 4 wires running from the entire system -...
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      Still can't get this to work. As posted...

      Still can't get this to work.

      As posted previously, I have a full OPS setup: controller, front/rear harnesses and sensors. VCDS sees module 10, and I can enable all the settings in long coding. ...
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      Call me impatient. I found the pinouts on this...

      Call me impatient.

      I found the pinouts on this Vortex post:
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5517617-Adding-OPS&p=80202340&viewfull=1#post80202340
      gjas, you may want to add it to the...
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      I finally have a full harness set. I combined a...

      I finally have a full harness set. I combined a front AliExpress kit and rear BoldSport kit. Long-story-short: I bought the rear kit, not knowing you need all sensors for it to work. I have 2 OPS...
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      SOLD Thanx for the interest.

      SOLD

      Thanx for the interest.
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      Shooting for this weekend at AAA Speedway...

      Shooting for this weekend at AAA Speedway (Fontana) if the spacers come in Saturday. I won't get to give a break-in heat cycle, but from what I've heard it's not necessary with these tires. I'll...
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      Stock hubs are > 5mm deep, so they touch the...

      Stock hubs are > 5mm deep, so they touch the wheel with a 5mm spacer in between. It's not perfect, but it does offer some centering. Minimum spacer with a lip is 10mm. Ideal would be a 3mm spacer,...
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      FS: Miro Type 111 18" with RS-3

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      Miro Type 111
      5x112, 57.1mm center bore
      18"x18.5", ET 35
      Silver with machined aluminum face
      They do come with Miro center caps (I forgot to put them on for the...
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      I had my trusty assortment of giveaway pens to...

      I had my trusty assortment of giveaway pens to measure with. Digital caliper to measure the pen diameter, and you're good to go.
      5mm it is. Placing order today.

      The TSWs are quite light for...
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      Surprise! ...

      Surprise!

      http://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.audiworld.com-vbulletin/1000x667/80-mageus_nt01_1_d4f53f8b10c772d623078665427c20fc859b926c.jpg

      On Jeff's advice I called my local store. The NT-01s...
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      For those buying from Ali, which kit did you buy?...

      For those buying from Ali, which kit did you buy?

      Since I already bought the 4-sensor rear kit from Boldsport, I just need the front sensors and harness. However, I'm going to have to buy the...
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      Thanx for the feedback. Your experience is...

      Thanx for the feedback. Your experience is different than others, who say the tire heat cycles out well before hitting the cord. That's why people say to shave them to get the most out of them...
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      Nitto NT-01 have been on backorder for a year...

      Nitto NT-01 have been on backorder for a year now. Methinks they are being discontinued.



      What about the heat cycle issue? Does one really have to shave them to get the most out of them? The...
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      I've heard the same thing. At that price, might...

      I've heard the same thing. At that price, might as well get Hoosiers and call it a day.




      ALL track days are car shows.
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      I've thought of that, but worried they would roll...

      I've thought of that, but worried they would roll or scratch the wheel face, even with covers. I was thinking of a jig with a pipe running through them with spacers.

      Nitto NT-01 still not...
    17. Yup. Counterweights and all. Don't see how that...

      Yup. Counterweights and all. Don't see how that impacts the strut issue.

      On a side note, NT-01 has been unavailable for months. Any rumors on Nitto introducing a new tire?
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      Great discussion! Although I appreciate the...

      Great discussion!

      Although I appreciate the direction this conversation has taken for the benefit of future readers, I should reiterate something. These will be separate track wheels/tires. I...
    19. Agreed. But it's possible to hang a corner out...

      Agreed. But it's possible to hang a corner out on track days and fully extend the suspension. And those dampers are $$$ to replace.


      The 15mm spacer for a B8 has a decent flange. I'll have to...
    20. I got the Interlagos, 18x9.5 ET53. The entire...

      I got the Interlagos, 18x9.5 ET53. The entire country is out of stock of black. I wonder if TSW stopped making them.

      I'm surprised with BB's and Smack's experience with inner clearance. At full...
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