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      Spark Plugs - Copper vs Platinum

      I am looking at replacing the coil packs and spark plugs for my 1.8T. I am looking two pairs of spark plugs from NGK, one with platinum spark plugs and one with copper core spark plugs also from NGK....
    2. Link is broken. Can you update?

      Link is broken. Can you update?
    3. Hey man, are there pics for this car? I don't...

      Hey man, are there pics for this car? I don't think the images are loading for me

      Were you the only owner? Do you have report history of work done?
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      Interested, are there some pictures of this?

      Interested, are there some pictures of this?
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      Thanks for the tip JDub8, that's exactly what I...

      Thanks for the tip JDub8, that's exactly what I did. I updated my original post with a link some pics.
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      Posting pics?

      Actually having some trouble posting pics in a thread... Without sounding totally incompetent does anyone know how to do that? I don't think I have permissions to post images in my threads?
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      For Sale: 2002 VW GTI

      How's it going everyone. Looking to offload my '02 VW GTI with 155k miles. Car is in great shape for its age for nearly being 20 years old, exterior and interior, no accidents, has had one previous...
    8. The timing belt/water pump/drive belts/seals...

      The timing belt/water pump/drive belts/seals replaced at 103k. I did not own the car at this point but according to the car fax that I have for this it was done, and at the dealer too. The previous...
    9. Follow up

      I should also mention that ideally after necessary work is done maybe ~2 years after, I'd ideally like like to do a refresh to the visual stuff. Replace a fender or two and maybe even the wheels....
    10. 150k+ maintenance club - all opinions welcome!

      Hello everyone,

      It's been some time since I've last posted on here.

      I have crossed the threshold into 150k+ club a while ago and was looking for some others opinions, preferably those who have...
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      All good to know. The only thing is that I don't...

      All good to know. The only thing is that I don't have a lift which would be extremely useful. Also I don't recall off the top of my head but I believe that the timing belt was done at 100k. Do you...
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      That's good stuff to know. Do you by any chance...

      That's good stuff to know. Do you by any chance know what replacements you used? If they worked for you I see no reason why they won't work for me. Also which diy posts on the forums were most...
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      Is replacing the control arms something that you...

      Is replacing the control arms something that you have done yourself and have experience with?
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      Thanks for all the info, it's tremendously...

      Thanks for all the info, it's tremendously helpful.

      How long do you think I can go before doing all of these things? It's not that I won't do them I just want to be able to space out time and $$$...
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      A MK4 GTI Evaluation

      Hi everyone, I haven't been a frequent poster but I follow and read a lot of articles on here about the MK4 models.

      I have a situation and would like/appreciate some of the community's expertise....
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      seat handle not attached to rail

      To start I'm not overly familiar with the anatomy of the seat, but on the driver side of my '02 1.8T the clamp/handle for adjusting seat position is no longer attached to the rail. In other words the...
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      I have a similar issue (wouldn't really call it a...

      I have a similar issue (wouldn't really call it a problem on my gti 1.8t) when initially started the engine is "sputtery" when on giving it gas even when coming off clutch slowly the car will...
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      Ok thanks I only ask cause my buddy, my manual...

      Ok thanks I only ask cause my buddy, my manual and other people on vortex have said something different from each other.
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      Great build and great story! Nice to see its...

      Great build and great story! Nice to see its still going I'm at about 140k miles also so I'd like to think that I can relate. The mpg is also pretty impressive too, do you know what the size of the...
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      It depends what you're going for. Depending on...

      It depends what you're going for. Depending on which you are aiming at a sportier handling, comfortable ride, or aesthetics each suspension is different.
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