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VW MKIV-A4 TDIs (VE and PD) This is a general discussion about A4/MkIV Jetta (99.5-~2005), Golf(99.5-2006), and New Beetle(98-2006). Both VE and PD engines are covered here.

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Old Yesterday, 10:05   #3436
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I have the same wheel in my wagon sans bag (non-DD) and have been searching for a single stage bag myself. As I understand there are single stage B6 bags too.



I also have an MKVI w/ bag that Ive been waiting to install that uses a single stage too.

Just not sure if to me, its worth waiting and paying that much for a bag...I was almost home free with the entire wheel except for LKQs policy. Ugh! Plus all the extra buttons...



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Old Yesterday, 11:41   #3437
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Finally finished the week long part replacement project.The new aftermarket headlight housings use totally different bulbs than the oem ones, needed 9003 headlight bulbs and 7507 signal bulbs. Broke the negative battery hold down bolt. Junkyard trip resulted in getting 2 hold down bolts. Fired up really fast! The new starter really helped. Still had a coolant drip yesterday, but today I didn't see any leaks. I need to get the skidplate back on then I'll be done. Probably clean back of engine with some simple green and water. I need to order some more silicone vacuum line so I can finish what I didn't replace.
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I have the same wheel in my wagon sans bag (non-DD) and have been searching for a single stage bag myself. As I understand there are single stage B6 bags too.



I also have an MKVI w/ bag that Ive been waiting to install that uses a single stage too.



Both are multi-function, but I have no intention of wiring up the multi-function, as my car did not originally have a MFSW.



Such a different feel in your hands.
Those single stage bags are usually below 80 on eBay or my local jy sells the bags for 52 plus tax I've got several wheels and several control modules but have dual stage bags for most of them as my 07 rabbit is dual based and single conversion resulted in loss of cruise control lol... Still working on that issue. For now the mk4 is getting a manual swap; fmic kit; brm intake with egr delete and then maybe I'll get around to the coilovers I have laying in the parts bin since 6+ months haha

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Old Yesterday, 12:32   #3439
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Awesome I'm not the only one running the BRM intake.

Finally wired my fog lights up. Wanna hear a joke? Fog lights with HIDs.
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I replaced the antennae base again, because FM reception was at about 50% and AM reception at 10-20%.
How did you arrive at those values? Something down in the diag functions in the radio, or empirical based on "how soon you lose signal on a station of known location"?
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ordered glow plugs for it.

plugged my laptop into the car (VAG-COM) and found out it already had the flash for 7v glow plugs, but it had 5v glow plugs in the motor. ordered the 7v plugs. hopefully they'll arrive tomorrow so I can put them in and get the car out of the shop.

After lots of PB blaster with time to soak and liberal re-application of it, +pheumatic hammer tool and handwrench, and then some gentle in and out with a ratchet...I managed to get that stuck glow plug out without breaking it! Right now just got the plugs sitting in the holes by about 1 thread just to keep insects/rodents out of the motor until the parts show up. Then they're getting some anti-seize and torqued down properly with a torque wrench.
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"After lots of PB blaster with time to soak and liberal re-application of it, +pheumatic hammer tool and handwrench, and then some gentle in and out with a ratchet...I managed to get that stuck glow plug out without breaking it!"

Well done sir!
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This guy with his jokes, bet you're still using the same tank from when you filled it lol

No I have plenty of work that needs to be done to the car but no time to do it.
Have to redo the suspension, swap the brakes from a 20AE GTI, swap the interior, and fix the exhaust.
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How did you arrive at those values? Something down in the diag functions in the radio, or empirical based on "how soon you lose signal on a station of known location"?
Just a SWAG. I know there are diagnostic tools in the Monsoon radio, but I didn't bother with those.
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