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      DRLs wired to fuse #28 (fuel pump) using...

      DRLs wired to fuse #28 (fuel pump) using add-a-fuse with a 5A fuse. The amp draw for the led lights is very low and it’s a 20A circuit, so I’m thinking it will be ok. Seems to be working so far :) ...
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      Pulled front bumper, removed headlight and...

      Pulled front bumper, removed headlight and spliced the blinker wire. While I was in there, I also completed my alien-ectomy (never liked those things :)) and added some led strips as daytime running...
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      Well, well, wadda’ya know ... I thought I checked...

      Well, well, wadda’ya know ... I thought I checked that already, but that’s it - ground wire broken about 3” from the bulb housing. :banghead: Now gotta Google how to take the headlight housing off to...
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      Blinker not working

      My drivers side front blinker stopped working recently - the other 3 work fine. I get a fast blinker signal on the dash and no flash from the bulb. After first searching several TT forums, I first...
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    6. FS; Rear Seats, Engine cover, spare tire + stuff

      Parts from 2002 Audi TT 225Q.
      Rear seats (Ebony) including seat belts, good condition, 1 small hole (cig burn?) - $100
      ‘5V’ Engine cover - $25
      High pressure spare (tire bad), jack, lug wrench,...
    7. Passed!

      OK, finally passed emissions - thanks all for the advice and suggestions. As noted above, high NOx was my problem. Here is a brief summary of the things I tried and the results - spoiler - new Cat...
    8. Thanks for the suggestions

      I'm going to take car back to shop who did the tune (3Zero3 Motorsports) and talk about ideas. I'll post my resolution!
    9. 1.8T failed emissions with high NOx - what to do?

      Hi - I don't generally post, cuz there is so much great info available here that my questions generally get answered through a search. I'm coming up short on this one. Just had my emissions test...
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      Marcus - good catch! I remember reading your...

      Marcus - good catch! I remember reading your suspension thread and I should be thinking of a slightly larger REAR swaybar.
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      Got mine used from someone on the forum...not...

      Got mine used from someone on the forum...not sure if they are still available new or not, sorry.
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      New shocks/springs (Bilstein/H&R) or coilovers...

      New shocks/springs (Bilstein/H&R) or coilovers (SHS), brake pads/rotors (Stoptech), Revo Stage II, maybe a bigger front sway bar, 3.2 rear valence and 3.2 spoiler extension. That should pretty much...
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      OK - just got off the phone w/ Phil Long Audi...

      OK - just got off the phone w/ Phil Long Audi service advisor - sounds like tensioner might have failed, allowing timing belt to 'slip' a few teeth - it's not broken, but at a minimum, some valves...
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      Car died on interstate - fuel or electrical?

      Cruising north on I-25 outside Pueblo, CO this morning and all of a sudden, check engine light comes on and car dies!!! I coasted to the side of the road but could not get car started - plenty of...
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      I have the stock downpipe and cats, then a 3"...

      I have the stock downpipe and cats, then a 3" pipe to the back, splitting into a 'Y' about where the stock muffler used to be and exiting at the two original opening in the rear valence. No muffler,...
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      'Running Lights' on '03 TTQ

      OK, I'll play! My current '03 225 Coupe is my third TT ('01 225 Coupe, '04 225 Roadster), but a couple of Minis in between have seriously confused me and I can't figure this one out..... What...
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      Mission accomplished!

      I decided to go with the stock bulb, since NAPA up the street had some in stock ($96), the sun was setting and with Christmas just around the corner, I really don't have time to screw around. With a...
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      Changing HID bulbs - good first DIY?

      My drivers side front headlight (low beam) just failed. Car is an '03 225 Coupe with the HID/Xenon headlights. I've seen a few DIY posts on changing the bulb and it doesn't sound horrible. Anyone...
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