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    Houston!!! Zimmerman Discs/ PBR Ceramic Pads REARS

    Zimm Rear Discs and PBR Ceramics ... REARS... New, just sold the MK5, have no need for these. $100 Firm. Houston sale only please!
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    saying bye to the mk5

    hey all... it's been fun with my mk5. I got a good deal on a 300 mile used 2010 with xenons/ 18's/ dynaudio/ cloth/ 6 speed.... I'm a little tired of topping up my oil every 500 miles... and a little worried about the fsi's midterm solidity.... I'm smitten by how incredibly smooth the mk6...
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    MK7 already set!!!
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    How is Timing Set on our motors

    hey all, dealership changed timing belt/ tensioner 1 month ago under warranty for cricket-chirping noise. Ever since I've noticed a shift in the powerband. Power comes on a bit earlier and levels off a bit earlier.... I remember advancing the timing on my old Miata in order to gain a bit more...
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    Audi A3 still uses FSI motor

    just saw this on their website. Interesting, VW moves on with a TSI, Audi sticks with it in 200/hp form... belt-driven, cam follower et al.... thoughts? why? Is the FSI still better in many ways? Don't wanna start a brawl, maybe a discussion. :wink:
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    18" tires = 35 psi before / 38 psi now

    hi all... my 07 calls for 35 psi in all 4 of the 18" tires. The same size tires for the 2010 GTI call for 38 psi.... why oh why o why? Even at 35 psi, the ride is very very firm and my steering pretty hefty.... Any thoughts as to why the newer GTIs call for such a high psi? I've even...
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    just plugged my tire ... thoughts?

    hey all... really sort of ticked at life's inevitabilities right now... I got a little nail shoved into the area b/w the tread and sidewall. I've read that plugging the tire an inch from sidewall or near the sidewall is super dangerous, but I will replace soon. However, I said Fu#$ it, I'm...
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    no idea about the MK1 click and read.... had no idea that they were still in production up til now ... :thumbsup:
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    fsi oil capacity

    ok all... I've searched here and I've gotten 5 quarts as the answer... but in my 07's states clearly "approximately 4.6 quarts incl filter) who is right? don't really wanna dump in an extra half quart if I don't have to...
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    recall 03 ecm update done

    took the car in for a 5k change...I asked them to go ahead and flash the ecm for the 03 update... can't really tell right now if the flash changed anything performance-wise because I also switched oil weight/ brand for this oil change However, I notice now though that whenever I press unlock...
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    APR stage 1 0-60 times

    OK ...hi all.... quick question for stage 1-ers... how many tenths of a second am I shaving if I plunk down me $600 for stage 1 APR??? stock 6 speed manual GTIs such as mine already hoof it to 60 within 6.2 seconds or so... soooo how much will stage 1 knock off??? is 300 lb ft only gonna...
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    noise pipe

    hey all... question for UK GTI owners: is it true UK MK5 gtis don't come with the noise pipe that pipes intake growl into the cabin??? curious
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    hard clutch when hot outside

    help all... minor issue, but worth a discussion... 10 months ago... I replaced the brake fluid cos the manual says so...and also b/c my clutch tightened up slightly/ got harder to depress after a 10 or 15 mile jaunt on the freeway. Once i got off the off ramp and downshifted, I could sense that...
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    APR in Houston

    hey all... APR dealers in Houston??? any really good ones here? wish the VW dealers had APR outlets like they do on the EAst coast
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    WTB Huff 18" Houston p/u only

    need to buy a mint/ excellent Huff here in Houston. help!
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    WTB 18" Huff from Houston resident

    near mint condition please and much rather greater houston metro
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    WTB 18" Huff from Houston resident

    hey all.. any Houstonians willing to part with ONE near mint Huff.???? much obliged!