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Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 05-20-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By hillstrubl
FS - MKV GTI Cargo Cover - $100 (lowered)

For Sale a cargo cover from my (now sold) 2008 GTI.

Seems too big to ship, but I'll do it if the buyer pays shipping (and solves the issue of what to ship it in) - Local pickup 19038 (Philly NW...
Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 05-20-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By hillstrubl
FS MKV Rabbit/Golf/GTI/R32 Euro bulb holders - $40 + ship

For sale is a set of Euro (UK market actually) bulb holders for non-LED MKV tail-lamps. These are used to enable (along with Vag-Com/OBDeleven coding changes) Amber turn signals. I sold the car...
Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 01-29-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By hillstrubl
OEM VAG 2.0T (TSI) Noise Pipe Delete. MKV GTI GLI, tiguan, A3

Volkswagen 2.0t (TSI) Noise Pipe Delete. MKV GTI GLI. OEM part, never installed. Condition is New. Part number 1KO145770N A3 / Tiguan boost pipe without noise pipe. This item has been sitting on a...
Forum: Cosmetic Parts 11-05-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,461
Posted By hillstrubl
Euro MKV taillamp bulb holders (pair for both sides) - Amber blinkers - $40 OBO

For sale is a pair of Euro bulb holders for a project I never got around to.
If you want to enable amber blinkers in a North American car, this is the hardware you'd need, then you'd use...
Forum: Cars for Sale 11-05-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 981
Posted By hillstrubl
2008 4-Door United Grey GTI, Manual - needs cylinder head & Timing chain- $3000 OBO

I'm the original owner from new. The car is located in NW Philly suburbs.

For sale is my 2008 MKV GTI with 100,502 miles on it, manual transmission, cloth/heated plaid seats.
The timing chain (+...
Forum: Wheels + Tires for sale/trade/requests 10-30-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By hillstrubl
16" Winter setup, Audi Alloys + WS70 Blizzaks 205/55R16 - in greater Philadelphia

For sale is my winter setup for my MKV, 16" OEM Audi wheels (off of a 2006 A4 I believe) + 4 x WS70 205/55R16 Bridgestone Blizzaks used 1 winter.
Yes they are very dirty in these pics, I will clean...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 09-21-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By hillstrubl
Failed, taking out cylinder head with no warning...

Failed, taking out cylinder head with no warning at 100,502. FML.
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 07-23-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By hillstrubl
...and a 9006 bulb is already out. So annoying.

...and a 9006 bulb is already out. So annoying.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-25-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,629
Posted By hillstrubl
Michelin Pilot Super Sports are amazing

Michelin Pilot Super Sports are amazing
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-25-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,409
Posted By hillstrubl
Suspension refresh - looking for reccos

'08 MKV GTI with 90K, the struts are tired. Springs seem fine. This is my wife's DD (no track) but she's a "spirited" driver. I was thinking shocks for the 4 corners and the soft bits (bushings,...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 03-24-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By hillstrubl
Did the swap today

I ended up contacting rallylights.com and they sold me ceramic 9006 plugs to crimp on to the existing wiring, I'm not going back to H11/reflectors so a no-cut harness wasn't really necessary.

The...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 03-19-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By hillstrubl
Thats the thing, I currently have H11s, I need an...

Thats the thing, I currently have H11s, I need an adapter that is the opposite of this.
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 03-18-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By hillstrubl
Another reflector vs projector question (h11 vs 9006)

My wife's 2008 GTI shattered a fog lamp housing lens on the road. I figured I might as well switch over to projectors as the entire housing (+bulb) is now shot anyway.

Here's where I'm confused....
Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 11-08-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By hillstrubl
2 Door latch/actuators out of a 2008 GTI (4-door)

I bought them, replaced them then realized it was 2 broken wires. So the actuators were actually fine, but the effort to replace is more trouble than what they're worth.

Drivers Front - $55 + Ship...
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 11-08-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By hillstrubl
Turns out it wasn't the actuators. The issue was...

Turns out it wasn't the actuators. The issue was 2 very hard to find broken wires leading the actuators. More trouble than its worth to tear the door apart to swap back, will list these for sale.
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 11-07-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By hillstrubl
Ended up getting the actuators. Replaced the rear...

Ended up getting the actuators. Replaced the rear starboard door. Still isn't working. Going to replace the driver's door next but thinking there is more to this issue, do they need to be programmed?
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 10-24-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By hillstrubl
Central locking woes - why such a disparity in pricing for actuators?

2008 GTI is having some central locking issues, I suspect its the actuator failing. I'm looking around at the usual suspects for the part and see a wide disparity in prices. VW/Audi genuine can be...
Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 08-09-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By hillstrubl
WTB MKV Euro outer tails (Amber blink)

I already have a rear fog, euro switch, etc I just want the outer sections to allow for amber blinkers (I'm aware I'll need vag-com to enable this).

Located in Philly.
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 05-22-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By hillstrubl
Cannot loosen dogbone mount bolt

Honestly this doesn't seem hard, but this bolt will NOT move, regardless of how much penetrating oil, leverage or heat (not necessarily in that order).

Related note, if I can't get it off without...
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 12-14-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By hillstrubl
Sorry for the late post back to this thread....

Sorry for the late post back to this thread. Bought the tabs kit, could only get 2 out of the 3 on, but you basically have to take most of the bumper off to get to the entirety of the headlight. The...
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 12-14-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By hillstrubl
swap radios, 2008 GTI <--> 2013 Passat

Any idea what I'll need from the other car (codes, etc?). Its coming from a friend so I'll have full access to the VIN, etc

I assume the connections are plug and play
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 07-09-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By hillstrubl
Brand new from store, and the red LED lights up...

Brand new from store, and the red LED lights up on the remote when the buttons are pushed.
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 07-08-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By hillstrubl
Issues with primary key fob

The key we usually use was acting weird (only locking sometimes, etc) so we starting using the other thinking it was just a low/dying battery. Key fob #2 has no issues. I replaced the battery in Key...
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 03-17-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By hillstrubl
Bulb or Ballast? (also headlamp housing damage)

I'm thinking ballast, especially since every now and then the lamp kicks on. The problem is I popped the hood and saw that the headlamp housing itself is loose, there's a mounting clip that somehow...
Forum: General VW Cars Talk (non-MKV GTI/Rabbit related) 03-01-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,595
Posted By hillstrubl
2006 A4 2.0T 6-speed AWD possible clutch/trans issue

Posting for my cousin who has a 2006 A4 Quattro 6-MT (B7). While driving the pedal suddenly became very light and now doesn't disengage the clutch at all, really the only resistance to pushing it is...
Forum: Wheels + Tires for sale/trade/requests 02-22-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By hillstrubl
WTB 4 x Lagunas 17" or 18"

Preferably in/around SE PA (Philly). What's out there?
No rush to buy, just wanted to put a feeler out there.
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior+exterior bodykits, CF kits, etc..) 01-15-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 94,446
Posted By hillstrubl
You're assuming that people understand DOT...

You're assuming that people understand DOT lighting regulations, people are stupid.
Forum: Off-topic / Misc. 11-21-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,406
Posted By hillstrubl
Thumbs up My side project - iOS game - Logo Battle

Hey Everybody,
I wanted to post about my side project with a friend of mine. We created a logo matching app for shits and giggles and wanted to see if we could get use users/downloads/traction on...
Forum: SPONSORS Classifieds Area 11-19-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 173,410
Posted By hillstrubl
I'd love to do an R32 tails + amber swap with him...

I'd love to do an R32 tails + amber swap with him if he's around at all.
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 11-11-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,237
Posted By hillstrubl
update on this old thread, it was the water pump...

update on this old thread, it was the water pump housing itself, it wasn't seated on the gasket and required replacement. hasn't leaked in almost a year.
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