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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 08-20-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,540
Posted By clownish
Canít wait to see / hear your reactions. ...

Canít wait to see / hear your reactions.


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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 08-15-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
More Clowning Around: R32

New issue. Was so excited about my fixed car I started driving around with the windows down in 95 degree weather. Biking, sweating, using the car. The car got mad and dropped the headliner in the...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-15-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By clownish
Your experience with subframe collars?

There are little Audi collars that work. I buy and replace them once a year and they cost maybe twenty bucks. They donít lock down the subframe at all, they just help guide the subframe. Itís...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 08-05-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
I just keep changing the oil and dsg fluid...

I just keep changing the oil and dsg fluid frequently and listen for drivetrain noises. I like to think mine is pretty well maintained. It still looks casually new. I keep a look out for new...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 08-03-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
Yup it is an expensive alternator. [emoji2358]...

Yup it is an expensive alternator. [emoji2358] Things are working good again for now at least! I just figured that error light was for anything charging system related so I started from the battery...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 07-31-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
Alternator was hitting 11.2 running. Then a few...

Alternator was hitting 11.2 running. Then a few days later 10.7. Stopped driving it. Bought everything. Alternator, pulley, idler, tensioner, hardware, soup to nuts and cocaine. Actually that would...
Forum: In Car Entertainment and Electronics (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 07-27-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By clownish
Side note - whwb you replaces alternator did you...

Side note - whwb you replaces alternator did you also replace the idler and tensioner and all that jazz or did you reuse?


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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 07-24-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
More Clowning Around: R32

Mk5 is having issues. Will pull codes tonight and start into diag.

So far all I know is that at operating temp the check charging system error light (ďred batteryĒ) goes on and climatronic...
Forum: Off-topic / Misc. 07-19-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 358,611
Posted By clownish
Thatís like my neighbor... old guy built his own...

Thatís like my neighbor... old guy built his own chimmy. Not up to code. Used it year round and eventually something broke. Smothered himself in his sleep along with his wife and the dogs and the...
Forum: Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust 07-01-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By clownish
Bad Dual Mass Flywheel?

If itís actually a bad flywheel, book time is about 8 hours. An Indy shop might charge slightly less hours. The part is going to be a couple hundred - without knowing exactly which flywheel youíd...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 06-30-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
A 55 gallon barrel is slightly cheaper but these...

A 55 gallon barrel is slightly cheaper but these were in stock and the barrel I would have had delivered. Maybe in a month or two...


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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 06-28-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
Walked into the gas station to buy some milk. ...

Walked into the gas station to buy some milk.

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Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 06-26-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By clownish
PMed. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

PMed.


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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 06-23-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
More Clowning Around: R32

It cost me about $300 OTD in Ohio for 2 wheels straightened (one was also welded). I mounted them myself or they would have charged me to remount and balance.

I love the tint of Tornado Red in the...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 05-05-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
Went to get one used wheel straightened. Turned...

Went to get one used wheel straightened. Turned into a whole ordeal. The one wheel I brought over was actually straight, despite having a lot of weights on it. So I hauled the other 3 over to the...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-01-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,095
Posted By clownish
Man thatís unfortunate. The RCD 510 fit into my...

Man thatís unfortunate. The RCD 510 fit into my 2008 without any issues. I basically just use it as a pass through for a $20 Bluetooth dongle. Never installed the Bluetooth harness : module. I should...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 04-01-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
More Clowning Around: R32

The whole bearing separated when it came off this weekend. Good thing I did it now. [emoji28]

Question - some people like to take the whole knuckle off the strut... it seems easier to just hit...
Forum: Classifieds - Buy, Sell and Trade 03-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By clownish
For FSI? Sent from my iPhone using...

For FSI?


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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-25-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
No gas tanks. I can ask around for driveshafts if...

No gas tanks. I can ask around for driveshafts if you really want them.


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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-18-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
[emoji23] I have 3 front grills, two of them oem....

[emoji23] I have 3 front grills, two of them oem. Just selling the hoard of mk5 and 6 parts I have would be worth it.


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Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-18-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
Yup. This is a r32 so itís the same all around....

Yup. This is a r32 so itís the same all around. The mk6 gti unfortunately isnít. I buy crates of oil and parts that I can mix and match - eg the front brakes on both cars are the same now so I try...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-17-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
More Clowning Around: R32

For me, the rear was bad early in the summer and I didnít notice till it started making enough noise that when I jacked up the car and looked it was critical that I left the car at the shop and got a...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 03-14-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190314/7779304a...

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159,000 mi. A few days ago.

Now need to replace a front wheel bearing. So ima do both fronts. And front pads and...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 02-25-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
More Clowning Around: R32

Nothing special. Itís just a bolt on k04 car. At least on race gas itís fun. More reliable than messing with meth.


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Forum: California 02-15-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By clownish
Theyíll list the vehicles it works with -...

Theyíll list the vehicles it works with - generally itís a wide range of cars by generation. Eg - the mini can should work with mk4-mk6 for sure. And most Audis in the same generation. Not sure about...
Forum: California 02-15-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By clownish
Speak of the devil This is on golfmk6 tho ...

Speak of the devil

This is on golfmk6 tho

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Forum: California 02-15-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By clownish
The website he linked is the official and I fully...

The website he linked is the official and I fully support them. Iíd add that you can access nearly anything a dealer can diagnosis or do to your car with vagcom including flashing the ecu and...
Forum: California 02-14-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 470
Posted By clownish
You can use VAGCOM to code out the tpms sensors -...

You can use VAGCOM to code out the tpms sensors - theyíll be turned off entirely and you can just check your tire pressure like normal. Itís a two stage process - one to turn off the sensors and one...
Forum: GTI / Rabbit / Golf MkV General Discussions 02-13-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 48,711
Posted By clownish
Thanks! I love them because theyíre pretty...

Thanks! I love them because theyíre pretty understated. Most people donít even notice whatís on the car. Or what itís running till they smell that sweet sweet 110 octane. [emoji23]


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Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-05-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,418
Posted By clownish
Golf R brakes on GTI

Theyíre direct bolt on and definitely help brake better - but they do weigh a lot. Rotors are more expensive - slightly.

Source: I have swapped from GTI to Mk5 R32 to TTRS brakes and now have...
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