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Forum: Great Lakes 01-12-2018, 07:45 AM
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Posted By snobrdrdan
Same here, in Detroit BUT now it's raining...

Same here, in Detroit

BUT now it's raining and going to turn to ice, then 2-4" of snow :(
Forum: VW Golf R Forum 01-09-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By snobrdrdan
Lowering springs with the stock shocks will not...

Lowering springs with the stock shocks will not keep/produce a "smooth" ride

You need to pair them up with aftermarket struts/shocks for the best results
Forum: Great Lakes 01-09-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7,235
Views: 148,793
Posted By snobrdrdan
The Adam's detail spray smells awesome (after...

The Adam's detail spray smells awesome (after finally getting a small sample bottle recently), but I've been using the Meg's Last Touch detailer spray (with great results) for 1/2 the price @ only...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-08-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By snobrdrdan
You'll also have a rougher ride with it...

You'll also have a rougher ride with it hitting/compressing the bump stops....which are limiting your suspension travel (during compression)

I'd trim them up and/or find shorter ones
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-31-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By snobrdrdan
Yes, it should work...you just need to plug that...

Yes, it should work...you just need to plug that hole where the brass nipple is (in the pic above) on the aFe intake
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-26-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By snobrdrdan
That's pretty damn close on the front...I...

That's pretty damn close on the front...I wouldn't sweat that.

As for the tires/wear....yes, that can cause pulling.
If your rear tires are truly "brand new", put them on the front & then see if...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-25-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By snobrdrdan
There's a inspection window/hole...just check &...

There's a inspection window/hole...just check & see what version you have
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-25-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By snobrdrdan
Honestly...post them up on www.golfmk7.com instead

Honestly...post them up on www.golfmk7.com instead
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 12-22-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7,829
Views: 644,457
Posted By snobrdrdan
You have them installed properly If you're...

You have them installed properly

If you're lowered (since you're on coilovers)....it might take a little more force, since the sway bar & the mounting tab will be in a slightly different location...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 12-19-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7,829
Views: 644,457
Posted By snobrdrdan
That'd be tough with your manual trans since the...

That'd be tough with your manual trans since the CC shuts off when you depress the clutch and you're not gonna hit 100mph in 1st gear....

just sayin'


I do like the idea/thought though, lol. ...
Forum: Great Lakes 12-19-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7,235
Views: 148,793
Posted By snobrdrdan
mind blown...never noticed it before

mind blown...never noticed it before
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-19-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By snobrdrdan
Who's to say if the shock damping is different,...

Who's to say if the shock damping is different, but the components look identical to the Solo Werks coilovers:
(sourced from the same manufacturer?)
...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-15-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3,429
Views: 619,842
Posted By snobrdrdan
The front fenders are the issue though, when...

The front fenders are the issue though, when trying to get "super" flush

Even after rolling them, you don't get them like the rears (minimal interference)
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-12-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By snobrdrdan
That'd put them at ET20 & 9.5" wide....56mm out...

That'd put them at ET20 & 9.5" wide....56mm out further than stock wheels, so:

Lots of camber, tire stretch and fender work
Forum: General Car News and Discussions 12-09-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,841
Posted By snobrdrdan
Once it's under the flat spot on the bottom of...

Once it's under the flat spot on the bottom of the strut's spring seat....it doesn't budge....just like in the video
Take your time with the jack and it won't go anywhere.

The passenger side is...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 12-05-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By snobrdrdan
Yup...already happened: ...

Yup...already happened:
https://jalopnik.com/dead-volkswagen-scirocco-1819483580
Forum: General Car News and Discussions 12-02-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,841
Posted By snobrdrdan
It's on the jack pad Those definitely...

It's on the jack pad



Those definitely weren't the best videos, unfortunately, but something quick to at least show you guys how it's done
Forum: Great Lakes 12-02-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7,235
Views: 148,793
Posted By snobrdrdan
Don't get me wrong, that's how I always did it...

Don't get me wrong, that's how I always did it too.
But the wife trashes her car/wheels and everyone hyped up the Sonax stuff....so I tried it and it's pretty good, IMO.

Great for cleaning the...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 12-01-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 486
Posted By snobrdrdan
^^^ Nice grab and sounds like a solid plan ...

^^^
Nice grab and sounds like a solid plan :thumbup:
Forum: Great Lakes 12-01-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7,235
Views: 148,793
Posted By snobrdrdan
Anybody like/use Sonax wheel cleaner? I'm...

Anybody like/use Sonax wheel cleaner?

I'm hoping this isn't just specific to my account, but Amazon has a 20% off coupon...just check the little box under the price & it applies it at checkout....
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-28-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By snobrdrdan
You kept saying email this, email that, blah blah...

You kept saying email this, email that, blah blah blah

So what'd they say when you CALLED them?

That's the first thing I would've done when I noticed it...you would've had an immediate answer....
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-28-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,247
Posted By snobrdrdan
So would you like a solution to doing those pesky...

So would you like a solution to doing those pesky oil changes?
Or is changing an air filter annoying for you too?

Changing a PCV, which takes like 10 minutes tops, every 50k miles or so is not a...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-28-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 486
Posted By snobrdrdan
^^^ That is a killer deal, btw Snag them...

^^^
That is a killer deal, btw

Snag them for $100 and you'd be set for a few more winters on the cheap
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-28-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By snobrdrdan
x2 on this, and the certificates should cover it...

x2 on this, and the certificates should cover it anyways (or at least the one)

ASSUMING that they can still get the DW though, which was discontinued for it's replacement the Sport which is more...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 11-27-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 486
Posted By snobrdrdan
Well then...just pay to have the 2 tires flipped...

Well then...just pay to have the 2 tires flipped on the 2 wheels, so you can have them going the proper direction and have the ones with equal tread on each axle

So then your fronts will be the...
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