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    1. Thanks, definitely trying to be nice about while...

      Thanks, definitely trying to be nice about while still being confident it was not like this before. I think it was the comments about being mass produced and making me feel more like he is just...
    2. Car back from body shop - am I over reacting?

      Car-
      2002 VW Jetta GLS 1.8T
      167,000 miles

      Short story-
      4 Aug; rearended in rushour, doesn't appear to be too much physical damage but bumper cover cracked and tail lights not completely lined...
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      *high five back* lol I wouldn't mind a little...

      *high five back* lol I wouldn't mind a little lower like the gli or just to get rid of some of the wheel gap. I will have some comparing to do I guess. I think whatever I do, it is going to be...
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      1.8t mount replacements

      Hello,

      Been a while since my last post but in need of some guidance.

      02 Jetta GLS 1.8t 5spd "4x4" as the lowered crowd calls them

      I'm on my second flex pipe now and looking to do some mounts...
    5. IMO, if only while braking, start with rotors....

      IMO, if only while braking, start with rotors. Likely they are getting thin and not able to dissipate the heat fast enough or you have been doing some hard braking. If you have checked the other...
    6. Over the weekend. Replaced OE DV with forge DV.

      Over the weekend. Replaced OE DV with forge DV.
    7. Unfortunately no boost gauge installed. RF hub...

      Unfortunately no boost gauge installed. RF hub bearing bad. RR has a little noise.

      With the oil change on sunday. I have noticed it seems to "hesitate" less. I noticed it this morning on the way...
    8. Thanks. I'll see what can be done tomorrow. ...

      Thanks.

      I'll see what can be done tomorrow.

      Gauge-
      http://www.napaonline.com/Catalog/CatalogItemDetail.aspx?R=BK_7011711_0361165852

      Valve/Solenoid doesn't look to be cheap... :(...
    9. Hesitation like feel between 2000-3000rpm

      I am going to be looking into this a little bit tomorrow with an oil change and noisy hub bearing.

      Car;
      2002 Jetta GLS 1.8t stock 5spd
      ~165k miles

      Symptoms;
      Light acceleration (day to day),...
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      Hey. I sent you a pm a few days ago. Did you get...

      Hey. I sent you a pm a few days ago. Did you get it? Just wondering if/where you sent the part to.

      Thanks
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      If that's all it was, you sir got very lucky. ...

      If that's all it was, you sir got very lucky.

      Go ahead, ask me how I know. haha

      Glad it was an easy fix for you,
      Outlaw
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      If you do the boot only, make sure to inspect and...

      If you do the boot only, make sure to inspect and wipe down everything. You may have gotten debris (rocks, dirt, etc) kicked up into the joint and that is what you are hearing. Just replacing...
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      pm/money sent (yesterday)

      pm/money sent (yesterday)
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      sent pm

      sent pm
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      What if you just re-tap the hole or re-thread the...

      What if you just re-tap the hole or re-thread the spacer?

      If the codes clear with the stock exhaust, your sensors should be fine. I would look at the re-tap/thread or get a new spacer.
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      Should be posted in the classifieds. ...

      Should be posted in the classifieds.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/forumdisplay.php?5087-Volkswagen-Classifieds
    17. With the cat being bad. There won't be much cheap...

      With the cat being bad. There won't be much cheap about it.

      Just looking on ECS, you are looking at $350 and up just for the direct fit down pipe with cat.

      Getting everything running properly...
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      Again, without seeing anything I am just giving...

      Again, without seeing anything I am just giving an opinion.

      It could be a collapsed brake hose/s.

      What happens with this you ask?
      Working- When you press the brake pedal, the fluid is pushed...
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      Without seeing anything, this is just assumptions...

      Without seeing anything, this is just assumptions and opinions and should be used as such.

      I'm going to break it down to give my opinion or ask questions.



      When you say it is like hitting...
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      NP, glad to help where I can. I am still a newb...

      NP, glad to help where I can. I am still a newb to vw (owned car barely a year now).
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