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      03-13-2012 04:20 PM #1
      This thread is a consolidation of good reference information, either FAQs or DIYs. It will be developed over time as information is added.

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      03-13-2012 04:21 PM #2
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      07-16-2012 07:46 AM #3
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      03-28-2013 10:36 AM #4
      1. Seat trays are the same part number for the golf, golf wagon, Gti and beetle (12+) so this applys.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...r-seat-drawers

      2. TDI Oil change with extractor.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...-oil-extractor

      3. 2.5 engine oil & filter change.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2570457

      4. Dent repair using dry ice. (Believe it or not this actually works on small parking lot dings)

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...r-with-Dry-Ice

      5. Removing airbag stickers from your visors.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...our-sun-visors

      6. Steering wheel removal & upgrades including mfsw & paddle shifters.

      http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/a...wheel-swap.htm
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...tment-Question
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...12-JSW-TDI-DSG

      7. Disable tpms via vagcom.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...s-thru-Vag-Com

      8. Basic wheel & tire info.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2930493

      9. Auto dimming mirror install.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...light=interior

      10. For those annoyingly empty buttons just forward of your shifter.

      Stealth garage door opener.
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...ur-MK6-stealth

      Custom USB charging ports.
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...rts-in-console
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      09-23-2014 09:55 AM #6
      How to install an upgraded dead pedal.

      Note: the instructions are for a GTI/Golf, but the process is exactly the same.

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      03-24-2017 09:05 AM #7
      If you'd like anything added to the DIY, please PM me and include links to the original posts/articles. Thanks!

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