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    1. I think youíll love the Michelinís in the wet.

      I think youíll love the Michelinís in the wet.
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      Early ROW EA888 engines had issues failing on a...

      Early ROW EA888 engines had issues failing on a stock engine, google GTI crank walk M7.
    3. I have a 16 bought in 15 too so it will be 4...

      I have a 16 bought in 15 too so it will be 4 years at the end of December. We were guessing it was a receiver bug when they kept going. Unlike you though I can still see the channel list. I also get...
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      2016 with 33K, still looks like it did when I...

      2016 with 33K, still looks like it did when I bought it. My 2008 R took about 60K to start showing wear.
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      Another bad habit that could accelerate wear...

      Another bad habit that could accelerate wear would be sitting at stops with the clutch engaged. Leave the car in neutral and the clutch released.
    6. Mine too but it also keeps oil in the filter...

      Mine too but it also keeps oil in the filter after shutdown so the pump doesnít have to fill it before oil is sent through the system.

      This info with part numbers is also in this thread:...
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      Grats!

      Grats!
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      Itís working as designed. Youíre pulling a vacuum...

      Itís working as designed. Youíre pulling a vacuum at idle so it reads 7 instead of the atmospheric 14. Subtract 14 at full throttle to get the actual 21 psi of boost.
    9. Some have also had a rear main seal leak cause...

      Some have also had a rear main seal leak cause early clutch failure.
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      My wifeís the warranty admin for a dealership ( 3...

      My wifeís the warranty admin for a dealership ( 3 different manufacturers ). A few times a year they have to eat repairs because the person who accepted the truck delivery missed some damage. The...
    11. Thread: Pop in sun shade

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      My rear door ones never come off except to clean...

      My rear door ones never come off except to clean the glass twice a year. The rear comes out for winter and I leave it in the garage.
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      Does the manual say?

      Does the manual say?
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      You canít compare non-titled property with titled...

      You canít compare non-titled property with titled property. Legally they are handled completely different.
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      Would have been cool! :laugh:

      Would have been cool! :laugh:
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      Replacement would have been impossible anyway....

      Replacement would have been impossible anyway. The factory is making Mk8s now.
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      Maybe they use different coolant distribution...

      Maybe they use different coolant distribution systems. The system on the R is pretty sophisticated. It closes off portions of the system with valves to warm as quickly as possible. Probably just for...
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      The port injection isnít why it has different...

      The port injection isnít why it has different horsepower numbers. The port injection was added for emissions reasons in Europe where they have particulate limits. New direct injection engines are...
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      It may just be some residual oil in the system...

      It may just be some residual oil in the system too that will clear up eventually.
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      He said ď no smoke.Ē

      He said ď no smoke.Ē
    20. Fixed it for ya. :laugh:

      Fixed it for ya. :laugh:
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