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      Nope, solid - no rattle/flex.

      Nope, solid - no rattle/flex.
    2. With your GTI running push down, completely lower...

      With your GTI running push down, completely lower window, and continue to hold switch down for 10 seconds. Hold switch in up position, completely raise the window, and continue holding switch up for...
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      WOW. THANKS for posting! I was having the same...

      WOW. THANKS for posting! I was having the same problem with the driver's window on my GTI. Using your recycling fix everything went back to normal and I cancelled tomorrow's appointment with local...
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      DUH, then why are you here posting a mindless...

      DUH, then why are you here posting a mindless rant? :bs:
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      I've driven VWs since 1968 and only had one...

      I've driven VWs since 1968 and only had one engine destruct. I mistakenly drove my `83 Scirocco through a deep puddle and have the low air snorkel fill the air box with water that hydrolocked the...
    7. Whenever I see another GTI, regardless of...

      Whenever I see another GTI, regardless of generation, I wave or flash headlights as a friendly greeting. When feasible a little GTI quick stepping is suggested. Let's face it as GTI Drivers, we...
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      Completed GTI's break-in and did 1st oil change...

      Completed GTI's break-in and did 1st oil change at 3,335 miles. :laugh:
    9. Oh Boy, what happened to the Pueblo Mexico engine...

      Oh Boy, what happened to the Pueblo Mexico engine plant that is manufacturing the 1.8 & 2.0 TSIs?:banghead:
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      WOW, I guess even Pueblo's VW welding robots can...

      WOW, I guess even Pueblo's VW welding robots can have a bad day and blow a couple of welds. You are lucky the welds didn't let go at a high rate of speed. :eek:
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      This is a crime! :banghead: We'll have to rely...

      This is a crime! :banghead:
      We'll have to rely on Karma leveling out with an appropriate payback to the :bs: AH who hit and ran.
    12. ECS tuning (great company and VW Vortex sponsor)...

      ECS tuning (great company and VW Vortex sponsor) has a recirculating catch can kit for MKVII GTI - it's $549.99 without requiring an intake change - complete kit ES#2918663 :thumbup:
    13. Thread: Paint choice?

      by CSlowR32
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      You have seen the light and it is a new GTI...

      You have seen the light and it is a new GTI MKVII!

      As to color; Dark colors are way too popular, White is nothing but boring, silver is reserved for Mercedes, and we don't need to talk about Blue...
    14. My only engine failure, since 1968, came from...

      My only engine failure, since 1968, came from driving my `83 Scirocco through knee-deep water and having to bail water out of the air box (low mounted air snorkel) after stalling in the middle of a...
    15. My GTI is TR with the DSG, lighting package, and...

      My GTI is TR with the DSG, lighting package, and in the 2-Door variant (avoided the "B" pillar blocking peripheral vision). The XDS+ cross differential system is standard and is sufficient for most...
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      Poll: 69, seriously, current MKVII GTI is my 4th = `85,...

      69, seriously, current MKVII GTI is my 4th = `85, `00, `06, and `15.

      Noteworthy VW experiences; driven the Dragon, zoom zoom Track Days, TDR Rallies, and cross country drives. Totaled my 83...
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      Many radar detectors emit signals that can be...

      Many radar detectors emit signals that can be detected externally. The Valentine V1 doesn't emit signals;but, does detect other radar detector sourced signals with a woop, woop signal. Why is this...
    18. Thread: Rock chip!!!

      by CSlowR32
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      Safelite replaced the windshield on my MKVI TDI...

      Safelite replaced the windshield on my MKVI TDI at 10k +/- miles and by 40k the windshield was heavily pitted from road grit/sand abrasion. :facepalm:
    19. I've driven Volkswagens for decades and the one...

      I've driven Volkswagens for decades and the one truth from my maintenance experiences is this; oil is cheap and engines are expensive - very expensive!

      I prefer to frequently (5k) change oil...
    20. Another posting: "I call to schedule to have the...

      Another posting: "I call to schedule to have the vw accessory sport springs front only installed. The lady on the phone says I need to bring the car by today so they can check it out for the...
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