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    Quote Originally Posted by VAGguy View Post
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    Those fcp arms are pretty tough.
    Looks good Dan, even though I know you did it for handling.

    I am likely going to get the FCP control arm set and do them all at once, since you pointed out that upper right rear was torched. Still no creaks or knocks, but since I am getting new tires, I want to make sure everything stays in perfect alignment. Plus there is an additional 15% discount coupon valid now on FCP site.

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    Properly accessorized.


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    ^got ya beat by over 2 years, Keith. Wife got me that and a parking sign one year for xmas.

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    What springs and shocks?
    Doesn't matter since you can't buy them anywhere. Bilstein custom valved. They aren't even mine. On loan until the owner wants them back. I've already been told they will not be for sale.

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    Finally found out that the AWM does have a pcv valve even though VW says it doesnt have one.. Thanks to VAGguy.. Changed it out today with some new clamps..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paladin Rider View Post
    What about your neighbour's car? How bad was it?

    Sucks though.
    eh neighbors car was not nearly as bad as mine i'll post pictures if ya want

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    Ok, since they're not on the car yet, does this qualify as what the original posts says? "what did you do to your passat today?" Eh, kinda gray matter. Either way, there will eventually be me posting the same pictures later when they actually get installed. Pay no attention to the amsoil box below. that's for storing stuff.



    the free lanyard.



    the actual piece of equipment. To be unveiled later. Like when I get it on the car. Many of you will be able 2 tell what it is.



    The other large piece of equipment. Paid a pretty penny for both of these Items. Not nearly as much as reflashing the ECU, but still a nice chunk of change.




    And the hardware to go with it.


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    Put that in your down pipe and smoke it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k21.8T View Post

    The other large piece of equipment. Paid a pretty penny for both of these Items. Not nearly as much as reflashing the ECU, but still a nice chunk of change.



    Matt
    Well Matt, Im glad to see your fans are excited about it too
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbutterz View Post
    Well Matt, Im glad to see your fans are excited about it too
    That would be the box my 46" LCD/LED tv came in. Not a big fan of the LED part, but a nice tv nonetheless. Westinghouse w/ full 1080/120Hz couple of HDMI ports for the PS3 and getting HD on the cable.

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    Last edited by 2k21.8T; 03-27-2012 at 08:35 PM. Reason: forgot my "signature"

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k21.8T View Post
    That would be the box my 46" LCD/LED tv came in.
    Are you planning on installing one on the back of both headrests?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve in Chicago View Post
    Are you planning on installing one on the back of both headrests?
    Uhm, no, i had to put the seats down to get it fit in the car sir.

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    Ordered some PCV parts and a Oil pressure gauge(for sludge prevention!)

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    Replaced leaky flexpipe now she purrs like a kitten again!!! =]

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    Drove it down the back roads to work.

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    I hate this F***ing car.

    Today i go outside to hop in the car and there is a huge puddle of oil under it. I get it up on the ramps and see there is a crack in the oil pan. no scraps or dents anywhere. it just decided to split and let oil out. POS the Range Rover is 1000x's more reliable. at least it doesn't drop its blood all over the damn place.

    Pan is off, picking up a used one in the junkyard tomorrow. another $65 down the tubes.

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    De-Padiddled the passenger side low-beam. Glad I bought the two pack when I had to do the driver's side a month or so back.

    Hoping we climb out of the snow threat zone, soon, so we can get the summer rubber back on.

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    Discovered heater core is shot water in car
    Adjusted rear door striker so door closes properly now

    I guess I can post a whole lot once I start taking the dash apart for this heater core. I have a VW account and my cost is still 287, aftermarket is around 30bucks just not sure which brand to get I really don't want to do this twice.

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    wasn't able to use the steering wheel controls after doing my system, so i decided to swap my multifunction wheel for a 3-spoke mkiv gti wheel.

    followed the r32 write-up and everything went very fast and smooth for it being my first time doing any type of work on a steering wheel. horn works and i love the 3-spoke look over the square multifunction.

    next mod will be to replace my turn stalk with a cruise control stalk in order to get my cruise control functional again.

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    hmm, sitting in the garage waiting for a new oil pan. then its getting an alignment next week.

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    Any idea why the pan cracked?

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    No idea. No dents or scratches. I only put 7500 miles on it in the last year.

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    Cut off my brake pad sensor, dont ask lol....

    Currently installing my boost gauge but not sure which line to tie into :/

    2001.5 b5.5 AWM 1.8t

    did dv and n75 last week

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    Boost leak tested it and found a few tiny "hissers" under the intake manifold. Nothing serious till I tried tightening the hose clamps and the plastic "T" snapped. Out with the plastic and in with a brass fitting.
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    Finally fixed those pesky burned out vent lights!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Limitsbreak View Post
    Cut off my brake pad sensor, dont ask lol....

    Currently installing my boost gauge but not sure which line to tie into :/

    2001.5 b5.5 AWM 1.8t

    did dv and n75 last week
    Mani to fpr line.

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    I adjusted the rear bumpstops. And as soon as I find a way to remove the f*cking(!) pinchbolts I can install the front coilovers, and take the car out of the garage.
    Ignore my photoskills...


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    Hooked up a turbo timer, now I don't have to sit in the car after racing

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    Washed off three days of tree pollen and sap mist. Smooth again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keithwbloom View Post
    Washed off three days of tree pollen and sap mist. Smooth again.
    That's nice. But did you do anything with your car?

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    drove ~220 miles and still got 1/2 tank of gas. While on the "trip" I met Mike. Nice W8 sir. Nice and kleen.

    Matt

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