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  1. Thumper

    I'm bored, let's fight about oil

    Well, not fight, but just got thinking and noticed something. I've been a long time Castrol fan (since 1995) with the exception of a short 10 year stint using Mobil 1. Evidently VAG has dropped Castrol as factory fill and so consequently Castrol is not even bothering to make as many flavors...
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    How many folks from Idaho?

    I'm guessing this is where Idaho regional would be, hopefully not over in the Northwest section. ;) In MO now but looks like we'll be moving to Boise next year. Looks like there's just one VW/Audi dealer so hopefully they are good to deal with. The only APR tuner I could find looks like they...
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    FS: GFB DV+ -NIB- ***SOLD***

    Bought this but then decided to go with the TURBOSMART DV. Never been used, opened the box to look at it and check contents. Asking $120 shipped to lower 48 US. SOLD
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    Castrol Edge Supercar - Let's get some thoughts and ideas

    At my last track day seemed to be burning a bit of oil, had to add half a quart although I didn't check it right before so could have been accumulated over the previous weeks of daily commute. Anyway, getting ready to do the oil change before heading back to the track this month and the last...
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    Thumper's 2012 Stg 3 Golf R - The Defiant

    After 5 years out of the MK6 platform I am back. I had a 2012 4dr GTI I bought new and built into a Stg 2 trackday runabout, after 3 years with it I moved to CO and wanted to upgrade to AWD. The '15 Rs were all ordered up and my dealer made me a stupid good deal on a S3 but it just didn't...
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    DRL non-op Diagnosis

    So I recently came back to the Mk6 fold picking up a 2012 Golf R, previous owner had the DRLs turned off in MFI, however checking the box did not activate them (though it did cause the "DRL" light in the dash to illuminate when disengaging the parking brake with headlights off). I checked the...
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    FS - Genuine Ross-Tech Micro-CAN interface

    SOLD - FS - Genuine Ross-Tech Micro-CAN interface Used numerous times for myself and several members, in like new condition. Doesn't work with the Touareg I just got to tow my TTRS, so it's available for another forum member. Rather it goes to a member than sent back to Ross Tech for credit...
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    FS: (NEW) CoolingMist Stage 1 Methanol Deluxe kit + TB plate

    SOLD - (NEW) CoolingMist Stage 1 Methanol Deluxe kit + TB plate So I bought this a LONG time ago planning to get into the WM scene with the GTI. Other projects and issues kept it from getting done and then I kinda lost it after the move a few years ago. LOL I finally found it cleaning up...
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    FS: VMR 721s in Sunken Treasure 19x9.5 ET45

    For sale are my VMR 721s powder coated in Sunken Treasure. These are gorgeous wheels, pictures don't really do the color justice. In direct sunlight they are jaw dropping, if you are looking for that final touch to make your build stand out and be unique.......these are it and will turn heads...
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    2012 Golf R APR Stg 3 at a dealer in Denver.....

    I'm double posting here and in the main forum just for better visibility. So, I was just bumming around the internet and stumbled on a 2012 Golf R......with a Stg 3 APR kit.....for sale down in Denver. So, did anyone here trade this car in? LOL Love to hear why....and what they got into...
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    Stg 3 Golf R for sale in Denver

    I'm double posting here and in regional just for better visibility. So, I was just bumming around the internet and stumbled on a 2012 Golf R......with a Stg 3 APR kit.....for sale. So, did anyone here trade this car in? LOL Love to hear why....and what they got into instead.
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    FS: "Pursuit Mode" button

    FS: "Pursuit Mode" button - SOLD Ok folks, this is an awesome mod, just never did it. I was going to wire this up for the ON/OFF on my meth injection, but never got around to installing it.* This installs into the blanks position in front of the shifter with where the TCS switch is. It looks...
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    FS: Hatch "VW" emblem (Black)

    FS: {SOLD} Hatch "VW" emblem (Black) Never installed, was going to paint CSG for contrast, just never got to it after painting the factory one as a test. SOLD
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    FS: Red "GTI" Grille badge

    FS: Red "GTI" Grille badge -SOLD Still in the wrapper! :D This is from Parts4euro, got a while ago, just never made time to remove the grille and mount, kept thinking I would do an intercooler and do this at the same time. SOLD
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    FS: R8 Oil Cap for GTI

    Finally getting around to parting out the left over mods from the GTI. This is in like new condition, never even put it on the car, got it from a forum member here who I think said he barely used it. $50 SHIPPED in lower 48
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    Get out of the GTI and into a R, TTS or a M235Xi??

    I'm at an impasse. First, let me start by saying any discussion about "pay it off/no payments/losing money/blah/blah" is pointless here. That's not what I care about. I like having new cars and I am more than happy to pay the price for that. :thumbsup: In fact, this one will be a lease...
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    FEELER: 2012 GTI 4DR 6MT APR Stg 2

    FS: 2012 GTI 4DR 6MT APR Stg 2 EDIT: Car is now officially for sale. Weather is still sucky here, thread and OP will be updated with photos hopefully this weekend. Love my car but the new Golf R is calling my name. :wub: I am thinking $20k 2012 GTI Sunroof and Nav w/Xenons Roughly...
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    FS: 19" Audi Q5 Prestige

    Figured someone here may want something different, or even own an Audi and want these. Posted them on some Audi forums as well, but, well, need some space in the garage LOL ***Buyer is responsible on determining fitment on their car*** Wheels are 19x8.5, 5x112 bolt, 66.6 bore and 40mm offset...
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    Another "New Car help me decide" thread.

    LOL I love these. So, not replacing the GTI, really replacing the Jetta this time (which is what we were supposed to be doing with the Q, but...whatever.). We had been waiting for the Sign and Drive event to get a great lease deal, lower our payments and get a new car (we rolled a LOT of...
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    New Member of the family......

    :happyanim: Let the modding begin!!!! 3.0L V6 TDI, 426ft/lbs of torque :drool: Too bad they won't bring the SQ5 TDI over which is what I really wanted.....but with a tune I'd have the same power as the SQ5 TDI............lol And now after the ugly factory wheels are replaced...
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