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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    Really? Hmm. Good to know.
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    Re: One more e30 can't hurt... e30 Number 17

    Great post. Love seeing a car come together. Super nice car - Clean in and out.

    Nice job on the plate filler. Looks good for a 15min fix. haha
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    20th AE version announced but it is rather lame compared to the Euro spec. I like the carbon interior but the rest is meh. I actually think I prefer the silver wheels on the regular version. Other...
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    That's a little different. Cool
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    More info by September, but looks like Christmas or later now.

    On another note, I had the pleasure of ripping around the new track by Carstairs in both a Portofino, and a 488. Awesome experience....
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    A few markets had option to downgrade stereo in order to get car faster. I have not seen that here. Aussie market did that though I believe.
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    Still no production date. I'm told it's now going to be a 2023, so anxiously awaiting full 2023 specs, and news on possible special editions.
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    Have only seen one at dealer so far. I have not actually seen one on the road!
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    Delays for sure. Sounds like several US bound R's went down on that ship that sank and now Wolfsburg plant is on a two week shutdown due to supply issues resulting from war in Ukraine. My R is not...
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    Re: 2019 Golf Alltrack!

    I don't have a good number on the Alltrack. Not a lot of highway miles as of late.
    The ol' Passat said 5.5L/100km after a trip to Invermere last weekend. :)
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    Re: 2019 Golf Alltrack!

    Curious to see what you find!
    We zipped out Spray Lakes way several times and the car just gets pummeled underneath. I had protection in mind first, but will be happy if I get mileage too!
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    Re: 2019 Golf Alltrack!

    Economy, no, but really have not driven enough to make a call on that. Both wife and I figure it is a bit quieter though. Less turbulence SHOULD imply a mileage gain.
    The web link above has...
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    Sticky: Re: *Official* Spotted Thread

    Nice pics, Blair. Some nice cars there for sure!
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    Sticky: Re: *Official* Spotted Thread

    I was just commenting to my wife on how rare a clean mk4 is these days. Nice!
  15. Rear control arm Aero covers - Alltrack install

    Most of my info comes form HERE

    There are two options on these control arm covers. Both are shown here, from golfdave on golfmk7.com:...
  16. FS: MK5/6/7/8 Stone chip guards for rear control arm

    For sale. I ordered these by mistake. Brand new, never installed. You will need some fasteners, that are pretty easy to come by. This is an OEM product that was not available as an option in NA. ...
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    Yup, I'm excited.

    Little geeky but I enjoyed this explanation of the new drive train.


    https://youtu.be/2-_Dzd74GUE
  18. Thread: Kenny's UrS4

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    Re: Kenny's UrS4

    Looks great. The tuning is interesting. Not something I have ever done, but thought it would be cool to learn more about.

    I have been chatting with a guy in Airdrie building a replica Ferrari...
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    Re: 2019 Golf Alltrack!

    I'm going to try this retrofit on the Alltrack:
    https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/index.php?threads/how-to-retro-fit-the-mk8-rear-suspension-aero-covers-or-stone-guards-to-a-mk7-golf.375175/
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    Oh for sure keeping the Alltrack. That's currently what the wife drives, and what we take out of town. Hell, us, the kids, and the dogs all spent the night in it, stuck in Kootenay park a few weeks...
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    Re: New caR, eventually...

    I expect the Passat will be around for a while. I don't think it would be worth much, and my kids are not that far from driving.

    There was some news from VW on new chipsets on the R infotainment,...
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    Thanks for checking that out. I do think the ALH had different parameters for start conditions. I did come across some info in that while searching for problems.
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    New caR, eventually...

    Well, ordered a Lapiz, manual R yesterday. Must be some sort of mid life issue... I dunno.

    Anyways, we suspect a spring build and summer delivery.

    Good times!
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    Hmm - was not aware there was a firmware side fix there?? Mine is old. I mean, I had it refreshed for the Manual transmission recently but not sure they would have redone the whole tune or just...
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    Got the started replaced and RPM on crank is looking better. So far, so good. Hopefully that was it.

    Going to be time to find a new ride soon, I think!
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    Re: Rest In Peace Heidi...Long Live Katya!!!

    The splitter next to that curb rash make me worry for the splitter! hahah.

    Looks great.
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    Timing I have actually checked. And then I grabbed a cam sensor at Pick n pull, and re-checked after that. I think I'm ok in that department.

    I have an EGR sitting here, if your that ends up...
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    Re: FS: Audi A4 B7 stock replica 17" wheels

    Seems like a nice set of winter rims for someone!
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    more info:

    I had a look at the hot start maps in a manual trans file for a BPW and an AWX and they do cut fuel until 250rpm above 70ēC. I'd look up the BHW specifically but the hard disk on my...
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    Thanks for help today, Colin.

    I'm going to try to find out more about this crank RPM requirement. I have another comment from the TDI club guys:

    "The PD does have a fueling cutoff on hot...
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    ECU was opened up when I did the transmission swap a few years back. Not since. I was thinking I would check it though and make sure it is all clean and well seated.

    Its been an intermittent...
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    Fuel filter is new. Replaced pretty recently. The thermostatic T on the filter is also new since this issue (may actually have been your suggestion some time last year, Colin. I seem to remember...
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    Re: 2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    Not out of the question. It looks good on vag-com, but as the problem is intermittent, I could just not be hooked up when it screws up.

    But also, this only happens when the engine is still...
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    2005 Passat TDI crank issue (again)

    Not sure people actually post new stuff here anymore? :)

    I have this on TDIclub. I'll throw it here for fun too.


    Hi all,
    I know there are a ton of threads on this. I have read a ton of...
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    Re: Looking For Help Buying a Toy!

    nothing in my inbox. :(
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    Re: Looking For Help Buying a Toy!

    Sure, I'll sign up
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    Re: Another Sad Day for Motorsport - RIP Sabine

    Just seemed like a very cool individual. I was sad to see this news too.
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    Re: ‘06 Mini JCW - Jacktown

    Really nice. Looking really good!
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    Re: Moving Photos from Photobucket

    Automatic scale/reduce is the way to go. I have hosted everything I post from my Google drive but it is a little tedious.
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    Re: 2019 Golf Alltrack!

    Yeah, the manual just said it should be a setting on the dash and is was bugging me that it wasn't there. I wish I could retrofit memory seats to tie in to it, but too much effort.

    I was eying up...
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