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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-25-2018, 08:20 AM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Bump $160 OBO Sent from my iPhone using...

Bump $160 OBO


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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-20-2018, 08:34 PM
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Forum: In Car Entertainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 09-13-2017, 09:24 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
I've identified that my issue with voice...

I've identified that my issue with voice recognition happens when I have my case on. I've been through several cases now and I've settled on the Apple smart case as the most reliable as car play...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-10-2017, 09:41 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
I haven't really pushed the car in the corners...

I haven't really pushed the car in the corners but I did take a curvy route to the drag strip Friday night and the car seems to be planted better than it ever has. It feels really flat going trough...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-10-2017, 03:04 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Not really... the performance shop looked at it,...

Not really... the performance shop looked at it, called me up and said we can get it in spec no problem. Would you like something more aggressive though? So I said yes and had them tell me what seems...
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-09-2017, 08:27 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Been a long time since I've updated. We had some...

Been a long time since I've updated. We had some big concerns about my job moving to ATL so we quit modding. Recently I added ecs subframe locking collars, Passat AL control arms, super pro front...
Forum: In Car Entertainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 09-09-2017, 08:17 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Thanks for the reply, I think the issue was...

Thanks for the reply, I think the issue was breaking in my solid subframe mounts. Now that vibes are down some it seems to be working much better [emoji106] I also switched to an Apple smart case...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-08-2017, 10:49 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Thanks for the reply. I was trying to do more...

Thanks for the reply. I was trying to do more than a "peel and squeal" but even though I have performance tires they're still street tires so it's probably not necessary to go till they smoke. I do...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-08-2017, 10:37 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
How do you guys do DSG burnouts? I've never in...

How do you guys do DSG burnouts? I've never in any car been a burnout guy. Now that I've got a great alignment and all the traction enabling goodies, with a set of performance tires I went to the...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-08-2017, 05:38 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
You got that right! Sent from my iPhone...

You got that right!


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Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-08-2017, 05:01 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Got the car home from the performance shop car...

Got the car home from the performance shop car was corner balanced, aligned, and I had them make sure the FSB endlinks were set right[emoji106]car drives awesome. The steering wheel is centered and...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-07-2017, 07:28 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Glad to hear it wasn't anything too serious! ...

Glad to hear it wasn't anything too serious!


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Forum: In Car Entertainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics / Etc..) 09-07-2017, 07:12 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Finally spent a little time behind the wheel and...

Finally spent a little time behind the wheel and testing the unit out. Does anyone else have issues with Siri not being able to hear you when you want to reply to a text or call someone?


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Forum: Member Car Journals 09-07-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 55
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Going through some issues as a result of fixing a...

Going through some issues as a result of fixing a clunk. Do you know for sure there is no pre-load on your sway bars after the coils settled? That could also lead to a clunk.

I got the clunk...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-06-2017, 08:46 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Well my initial inclination is to go bolt on to...

Well my initial inclination is to go bolt on to ensure symmetry. My big concern with rolling fenders is how many of them get paint cracks and rust. But if you get bolt on you're going to have to...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-05-2017, 08:09 AM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
The Random / "Stupid" Questions Thread

That definitely doesn't sound good, it could be something electronic that put you in limp mode and just needs reset but it could be something more serious. Does the car smoke, does it have a BAD...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-31-2017, 06:56 PM
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Views: 1,700
Posted By mikejsmith1985
Car pulls to the right after suspension refresh and alignment.

So as you all may have expected swapping the control arms back to stock didn't make a difference.

So last question is. Is there a secret to removing the front bolt on the drivers side w/o...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-31-2017, 11:11 AM
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Views: 1,700
Posted By mikejsmith1985
Car pulls to the right after suspension refresh and alignment.

Thanks again man! I'm definitely looking forward to next Friday.


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Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,700
Posted By mikejsmith1985
Thanks! I'm a little OCD, hence the 5 updates...

Thanks! I'm a little OCD, hence the 5 updates today... you may very well be right. I don't typically buy used parts but I did on these control arms so I just have this nagging feeling in the back of...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2017, 09:50 PM
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Views: 1,700
Posted By mikejsmith1985
Thanks! I don't mind adjusting the camber plate...

Thanks! I don't mind adjusting the camber plate if I know that im not compensating for a damages part, but I believe that the control arms are to blame here... I've got one of those year long...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2017, 08:20 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
So finally started getting more logical, and...

So finally started getting more logical, and figured the best way to determine root cause is to eliminate variables. So ride height is in check and I've put the OEM LCAs with OEM bushings back on. If...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-30-2017, 01:51 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Car pulls to the right after suspension refresh and alignment.

I adjusted the ride height of the drivers side to match the passenger side. The test drive didn't yield any improvement but I don't know that it should since I didn't directly change any alignment...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-29-2017, 08:53 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Went out in the car again and if I go into VCDS...

Went out in the car again and if I go into VCDS and select the steering angle sensor it tells me it can't connect or something along those lines... I have no fault codes, and I did find that...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-29-2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
Car pulls to the right after suspension refresh and alignment.

Definitely trying to learn now!

Visual inspection checks out nothing appears to be damaged. I reconfirmed torque on all the subframe/steering rack bolts an they're good. Because I'm having issues...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis | Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-29-2017, 04:20 PM
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Posted By mikejsmith1985
I used a set of calipers to measure the height...

I used a set of calipers to measure the height settings when I installed them, I've not measured since but I'll give it another look. Both camber plates are centered so I have plenty of adjustment I...
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