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    Thread: What did you do to your MkV today?

    1. 10-08-2012 01:40 PM #19951
      Quote Originally Posted by narenji View Post
      And late last week started smelling like a wet sock everytime i turned on a/c, and i think its giving me some type of congestion too, now it is at local dealer getting de-odorized... hopefully it cures it... love the car otherwise!
      It's your cabin filter. Do not let them charge you an arm and a leg to do this.

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      10-08-2012 01:41 PM #19952
      Quote Originally Posted by NmyGLi_06 View Post
      That would be bad a$$... I saw a few cars driving by that had air horns, that ish made me jump when i wasn't paying attention and for some reason it was always when i was taking a drink of beer lol. Not gonna lie, i may have spilled a little
      Yea, its a small air horn made for hiding under the floor of a subway car so its plenty loud but its not as obnoxious as putting a 5 chime over the road K5LA like most people try to jam in their trunks. Ill save the big horns for my pickup.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA3eSobBLgo

      This is what we do for fun out along old railroad lines etc. We hook up the big ones to my buddys escape and soon on my pickup and go play with them. We only use them in unpopulated areas because of possible noise complaints and issues with the police. Its good fun though!
      My other other car has 2,150HP per axle.

    3. 10-08-2012 02:59 PM #19953
      Quote Originally Posted by FahrenheitFarmer View Post
      It's your cabin filter. Do not let them charge you an arm and a leg to do this.
      i did switch it out to a wix one i got locally, but the smell was still there last night, i checked drain pipe which did not appear to be clogged (pulled back carpet, and pulled pipe out of car body work)... this morning the smell was not present, but i'm not sure if the a/c needs to run longer.

      they called me and said that they would "deodorize" my a/c system for 150. I said um, NO YOU WILL NOT!! I have placed a call to the dealer I got the car from, expressing my frustration, lets see they man up and take care of it. Otherwise, I will go the klima cleaner route...

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      10-08-2012 04:34 PM #19954
      Drove it around looking for a new job.
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    5. 10-08-2012 05:08 PM #19955
      Had it for one week and after years of lurking, finally joined the 'tex . I love this car!


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      10-08-2012 05:11 PM #19956
      Quote Originally Posted by notorious1538 View Post
      Had it for one week and after years of lurking, finally joined the 'tex . I love this car!
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      10-08-2012 05:58 PM #19957
      Quote Originally Posted by KIDVersion 1 View Post
      Nothing beats my horn though.
      Oh my, yeah when you hit your horn at the MKV meet I was looking around for an old car and realized that was you, I laughed out loud it was rather hilarious!!

      Quote Originally Posted by xk1llxy0urselfx View Post
      Yea, its a small air horn made for hiding under the floor of a subway car so its plenty loud but its not as obnoxious as putting a 5 chime over the road K5LA like most people try to jam in their trunks. Ill save the big horns for my pickup.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA3eSobBLgo

      This is what we do for fun out along old railroad lines etc. We hook up the big ones to my buddys escape and soon on my pickup and go play with them. We only use them in unpopulated areas because of possible noise complaints and issues with the police. Its good fun though!
      oh that is awesome!! I may have watched that twice lol
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      10-08-2012 06:03 PM #19958
      Projector fogs and 5 bar lower grills

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      10-09-2012 12:37 PM #19959
      drove to class today

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      10-09-2012 05:17 PM #19960
      Spun the coils all the way down. And changed the cabin air filter. Ordering a skid plate this week.
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      10-09-2012 05:59 PM #19961


      Added a couple more stickers to the hatch
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      10-09-2012 06:01 PM #19962
      nothing

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      10-09-2012 06:04 PM #19963
      Quote Originally Posted by vwaudipreferred View Post


      Added a couple more stickers to the hatch
      what type of lip is that?
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      10-09-2012 06:08 PM #19964
      Looked at it. Wheels are coming off and going to their new owner this weekend
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      10-09-2012 06:13 PM #19965
      got my s3 short shifter kit for ecs. the duties cost me 40 $ on a 50$ item

      still waiting for the 42dd shifter bushings, but i think im going to put in the SS today anyways

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      10-09-2012 06:23 PM #19966
      Quote Originally Posted by nickbeezy View Post
      what type of lip is that?

      $$$$$$
      golf individual lip
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      10-09-2012 07:47 PM #19967
      You sure that isnt just the votex rabbit lip?

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      10-09-2012 07:52 PM #19968
      Quote Originally Posted by Muad Dub View Post
      You sure that isnt just the votex rabbit lip?
      Yes I'm sure.

      Sent from a phone booth.
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      10-09-2012 08:02 PM #19969
      Quote Originally Posted by vwluger22 View Post
      Yes I'm sure.

      Sent from a phone booth.
      Touche, can't tell very well in the pic. And $900 seems kind of excessive

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      10-09-2012 08:09 PM #19970
      Quote Originally Posted by Muad Dub View Post
      Touche, can't tell very well in the pic. And $900 seems kind of excessive
      HAHAHA you must be new to Votex/Individual stuff i guess

      some of the rarer parts are insanely expensive mkiv euro individual front lips come to mind i believe they were around $1200 like 5 years ago i think there are only 2 or 3 around here

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      10-09-2012 08:09 PM #19971
      jumped it with a battery charger I scavenged out of an old bus/rv conversion, then drove home on a fresh alignment. straight as an arrow on a bumpy interstate at 80+, don't regret the fsb chop one bit.

    22. 10-09-2012 09:17 PM #19972
      I'm putting on a new-to-me engine cover w/ airbox (after cracking my original one )[img]http://www.**********/09dh.jpg[/img][img]http://www.**********/09ht.jpg[/img][img]http://www.**********/09ax.jpg[/img][img]http://www.**********/09jh.jpg[/img][img]http://www.**********/09bh.jpg[/img]

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      10-09-2012 09:51 PM #19973
      Quote Originally Posted by marko.f View Post
      got my s3 short shifter kit for ecs. the duties cost me 40 $ on a 50$ item

      still waiting for the 42dd shifter bushings, but i think im going to put in the SS today anyways
      Welcome to the joys of being Canadian and having all the good stuff come from the states...

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      10-09-2012 10:40 PM #19974
      Quote Originally Posted by vwaudipreferred View Post


      Added a couple more stickers to the hatch
      why put stickers on if u get them black and can't see them?
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      10-09-2012 10:55 PM #19975
      Quote Originally Posted by The_Unnamed_ View Post
      why put stickers on if u get them black and can't see them?
      Cause I think a bunch of crazy colored stickers looks too flashy. You can hardly see the ones that are black on black unless you look for them. Cleaner look IMO.
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