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    1. Here's one at my shop with 60k for the first...

      Here's one at my shop with 60k for the first cleaning. No misfires yet, the customer did it as maintenance. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191122/2a866ae82672abbbd6ac83a361b36155.jpg...
    2. Depends what the person is into, but most people...

      Depends what the person is into, but most people use mirrors and most people love technology. A unique gift that combines both. ...
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      Well, since this came back I might as well update...

      Well, since this came back I might as well update it. I was previously with Allstate paying $380 per month. I have since moved to Geico and pay $140 per month.
      Moral of the story is, get quotes...
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      We have cabinets just like those and my wife has...

      We have cabinets just like those and my wife has been bugging me for 5 years to paint them white. I plan to do it in the spring, but will be buying new doors to avoid the prep work
      You have more...
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      1qt every 4-5k is completely normal, especially...

      1qt every 4-5k is completely normal, especially for 60k miles. There is nothing to fix. High compression, Direct injection, turbo, these all contribute to oil consumption. Also, some people drive...
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      The PCV likely went bad and sucked the rear main...

      The PCV likely went bad and sucked the rear main seal in or blew it out. Now you have a vacuum leak at the rear main seal when you hook up the PCV line to the manifold.
      Also, avoid cheap pcvs. I...
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      On my GLI got about 28mpg stock. I went stage 2...

      On my GLI got about 28mpg stock. I went stage 2 eurodyne and it dropped to 23mpg for about a year. I recently went with a f23t and changed the tune on Maestro, I am now getting 25mpg. I drive mostly...
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      I don't know about where you live, but in Oregon...

      I don't know about where you live, but in Oregon you can take your car to ANY repair facility of your choosing. Choosing the right shop will go a long ways in parts quality.
      Also, be sure to go...
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      I have gotten diminished value payouts from two...

      I have gotten diminished value payouts from two insurance companies on two cars. The way I did it was I went to a few dealerships and asked them what they would pay for my car with a clean history,...
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      The transmission issues you describe are normal...

      The transmission issues you describe are normal for the 09G. My wife's 2016 1.8t Sportwagen does the same thing. I even made them replace the transmission and it's the same.

      The coolant smell and...
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      Have you reset the average fuel economy? It will...

      Have you reset the average fuel economy? It will average your economy until you reset it. So for example, if you have 900 miles of average fuel economy saved then it will not change very often. If...
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      I don't feel like you will find a solution to...

      I don't feel like you will find a solution to this even if you paid the dealership to diagnose it. The cars may appear the same, but there are undoubtedly differences between them. The 2016 is...
    13. Remove the spark plugs and check the color, post...

      Remove the spark plugs and check the color, post pictures of them if you can.
      White ash deposits is a sign of oil being burned in the combustion chamber and means you likely have internal engine...
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      That looks like a very nice shift knob and boot....

      That looks like a very nice shift knob and boot. If you can justify spending 400 on it then go for it. You can achieve the same idea with just a weighted shift knob that sits lower. I installed a...
    15. You can absolutely hit 300+ HP. You will not keep...

      You can absolutely hit 300+ HP. You will not keep the warranty though.
    16. Thread: Tuning help

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      Buy a second ecu and have it tuned and the...

      Buy a second ecu and have it tuned and the immobilizer removed. Then if you ever go to the dealership, put the stock ecu back in.
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      Yeah, catch cans will create lots of condensation...

      Yeah, catch cans will create lots of condensation due to the hot pcv gasses going into a cold catch can. 95% of what you're catching is probably water.
      That's one of the reasons why I don't run...
    18. Agreed. Go with Apr stage 1. Many VW dealerships...

      Agreed. Go with Apr stage 1. Many VW dealerships offer Apr tunes, so that should speak for itself.
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      Here's the thing, auto shops and dealerships cost...

      Here's the thing, auto shops and dealerships cost a lot of money to keep in business. Quality oil, quality filters, trained technicians, service writers, and a facility with equipment and lifts....
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      Oregon will definitely not be on a fat list...

      Oregon will definitely not be on a fat list anytime soon. Everyone is either on drugs or a vegan, or both.
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