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      05-06-2012 09:19 PM #5463
      Finally got a picture of it after taking an afternoon cruise.



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      05-06-2012 09:35 PM #5464
      Quote Originally Posted by AWPower View Post
      UM ECU/DSG tune
      How do you like it? UM DSG tune is deff the best mod I have done to date.

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      05-06-2012 09:52 PM #5465
      Quote Originally Posted by JC@DouglasVW View Post
      How do you like it? UM DSG tune is deff the best mod I have done to date.
      I really like it. Can fell the low end torque on it. The shifts are definitely smoother and revving to 7200 rpm is neat. Did a bit of driving today so just got a glimpse of it.

      I am itching for some more power now, wanting to turbo the car bad but i have always wanted to, but now more than ever

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      05-07-2012 09:01 AM #5466
      installed miro's, skid plate and FK silverline...how ever im having trouble with the front suspension ...when driving at lower speeds im getting a banging noise up front with no bumps in the road i removed the headlight leveling sensor cuz that was hitting the sway bar and causing headlights to go nuts but i dont know wuts causing the noise (checked all the bolts and lug bolts and torqued down

      any tips or advice would be great, have 20 threads left up front and in the rear...one friend told me to remove sway bar but idk if I wanna do that
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      05-07-2012 10:31 AM #5467
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      What was the fault code?

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      05-07-2012 10:33 AM #5469
      Quote Originally Posted by JC@DouglasVW View Post
      What was the fault code?
      It was a P0068; something to do with the MAF. I'll see if I can find some safe cleaner or something in case, but hopefully I won't have to replace it.


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      Quote Originally Posted by JC@DouglasVW View Post
      How do you like it? UM DSG tune is deff the best mod I have done to date.
      Is your DSG tune "normal" or was a custom one done for your car? just curious which you are using
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      05-07-2012 10:44 AM #5470
      My DSG tune is the new file that all the turbo cars are getting. Itouch and Simple man (i think thats his name) got my DSG file and love it also.

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      05-07-2012 01:27 PM #5472
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      Getting new rear window installed because my tint guy messed it up.
      Is he paying for the new window?
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      05-07-2012 07:52 PM #5475
      Quote Originally Posted by crookedR32 View Post
      installed miro's, skid plate and FK silverline...how ever im having trouble with the front suspension ...when driving at lower speeds im getting a banging noise up front with no bumps in the road i removed the headlight leveling sensor cuz that was hitting the sway bar and causing headlights to go nuts but i dont know wuts causing the noise (checked all the bolts and lug bolts and torqued down

      any tips or advice would be great, have 20 threads left up front and in the rear...one friend told me to remove sway bar but idk if I wanna do that
      You done goofed. Check your end links.

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      05-07-2012 10:42 PM #5476
      Quote Originally Posted by CF3018 View Post
      Is he paying for the new window?
      Yes, But now the body shop I was having do the job. Doesn't know how to take the glass out of the hatch. Looks like it's time for plane C.
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      05-07-2012 10:46 PM #5477
      Quote Originally Posted by JayUG View Post
      Yes, But now the body shop I was having do the job. Doesn't know how to take the glass out of the hatch. Looks like it's time for plane C.
      New hatch?
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      05-08-2012 12:57 AM #5478
      Quote Originally Posted by CF3018 View Post
      New hatch?
      New C Plane.
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      05-08-2012 08:38 AM #5479
      Quote Originally Posted by JayUG View Post
      Yes, But now the body shop I was having do the job. Doesn't know how to take the glass out of the hatch. Looks like it's time for plane C.
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      New hatch?
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      New C Plane.
      You are going to fly a Sea Plane into the Body Shop...???

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      05-08-2012 09:52 AM #5480
      Quote Originally Posted by Saabstory02 View Post
      You are going to fly a Sea Plane into the Body Shop...???

      Lol not fully sure what plane C is yet. Keep trying to find someone that knows how to do the job. Or get my money back and leave the swirl marks in the glass. This whole thing is turning into a nightmare.
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      05-08-2012 09:56 AM #5481
      Quote Originally Posted by Aviator. View Post
      You done goofed. Check your end links.
      Thanks for the tip but they are good, that was the first thing I thought of as well...buddy with an S4 said he had same problems I do and his was due to the sway bar catching/hitting the skid plate so gonna check into that after work....fingers crossed thats the problem then i can get to making sure car is level and then enjoy it (pics coming soon)
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      05-08-2012 09:58 AM #5482
      Just installed my HPA haldex controller w/ wireless remote. Going to test drive in about 20 minutes in race mode.

    23. 05-08-2012 10:44 AM #5483
      I traded my R32 yesterday. After problems began to arise ending in a tow, I decided to get a 2012 GTI Autobahn. I do miss the sound of the VR6, but the GTI has nice tech toys


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      05-08-2012 02:50 PM #5485
      Quote Originally Posted by rstoplabe14 View Post
      I traded my R32 yesterday. After problems began to arise ending in a tow, I decided to get a 2012 GTI Autobahn. I do miss the sound of the VR6, but the GTI has nice tech toys

      Too bad...GTI is nice too but...

      Today, I talked to some guy at the gas station about my R...He was looking at the car for a while and then said, "That a 32?" Said he used to be a dealer and has a MkI and MkII GTI at home.
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      05-08-2012 07:56 PM #5486
      Changed my HIDs. What's up with these H7s? Never see them on...can't get them to come on. It seems like my light switch does nothing... I'm clueless..I need to get a manual blasted previous owners.
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      05-08-2012 08:42 PM #5487
      Quote Originally Posted by AmaxaPleiades View Post
      Changed my HIDs. What's up with these H7s? Never see them on...can't get them to come on. It seems like my light switch does nothing... I'm clueless..I need to get a manual blasted previous owners.
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      05-08-2012 09:32 PM #5488
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      05-08-2012 10:59 PM #5489
      Quote Originally Posted by JayUG View Post
      Lol not fully sure what plane C is yet. Keep trying to find someone that knows how to do the job. Or get my money back and leave the swirl marks in the glass. This whole thing is turning into a nightmare.
      im just confused how a body shop doesnt know how to remove the rear glass? remove all trim and cut that ish out, its not rocket science
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      05-09-2012 12:07 PM #5491
      Quote Originally Posted by ldaledub View Post
      im just confused how a body shop doesnt know how to remove the rear glass? remove all trim and cut that ish out, its not rocket science
      They were affraid to cut it out in fear that it would cause more damage to the car. So I found another place that says they have a special light that they use and it softends the glue so you can pull the glass out. I hope they are right this time. I'm getting so pissed at this whole situation.
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      05-09-2012 12:45 PM #5492
      found out why my car is making an awful noise after i lowered it...not the suspension, turns out my outer CV joint is shot and thats wuts been causing the noise . Im pretty new to mechanicing stuff but have friends that say they will help and that the job isnt that bad...wondering your guys opinion on should I replace just the CV joint (around 50.00) or spend the little extra and go for whole axle (100.00) while im under there

      real bitch is im not super low so im guessing boot was ripped b4 and didnt notice and with lowering it it changed the angle of the axle and "exposed" the problem
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      05-09-2012 12:50 PM #5493
      Actually iirc you don't really have a choice in what to replace. I don't believe the axles on these cars are serviceable, so you have to replace the whole thing

      Still not too tough, but it is a bit costlier.
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      05-09-2012 01:02 PM #5495
      Quote Originally Posted by crookedR32 View Post
      Actually; it appears I may be mistaken... http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-...Driveshaft/CV/

      Could have sworn they were non serviceable; but hey...
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