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Upgrades (non TDI Engine related) The place of handling, lighting and other upgrades that do not relate to the performance or economy of the TDI engine. In other words upgrades to your TDI that don't fit into TDI Fuel Economy & TDI Engine Enhancements.Please note the Performance Disclaimer

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Old April 2nd, 2007, 21:05   #46
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Car has been sitting in a parking lot (outside) for 14 days. Tomorrow morning, I'll unlock the doors, get in, seatbelt, turn on engine, pump brakes a few times, adjust the radio, and put it in gear. I'll go easy for the first 15 minutes, starting a 550 mile drive back to the house. About 3 miles, I'll stop through a drive through for Micky D's cup of joe, 144 miles top off with BP premier diesel, and wind up back at the house about 8pm.

My birthday is in April, and the wife already asked? What does your car want for it's birthday.
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Old April 2nd, 2007, 21:21   #47
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i paid 35 bucks for some guy to stall my car and say "nope no smoke coming out of here."
then i cried a little inside while i looked at all the dirt on the car and street in front of my house
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Old April 5th, 2007, 15:24   #48
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just got done putting on bilsteins and sprint springs.....good day
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Old April 5th, 2007, 19:09   #49
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I paid some dude $50 to chop off my muffler! (man that thing was heavy!!)
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Old April 8th, 2007, 02:03   #50
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I delivered a VR6/G60 clutch kit and flywheel to the shop that will have it back together on Monday. (Thanks to dieselgeek and FedEx for quick service, the parts ordered last Monday night, arrived Friday afternoon by cheapest ground delivery.)
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Old April 8th, 2007, 02:17   #51
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My girlfriend.
Oh to my car...

Compression test!
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Old April 8th, 2007, 14:07   #52
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Installed Race Pipe, oil sensor and Pyrometer in preperation for new radio and 42draftdesign 3 gauge kit next weekend.
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Old April 8th, 2007, 15:15   #53
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Did a wash, clay bar, wash, wax and full detail.
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Old April 8th, 2007, 15:51   #54
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Swapped to summer tires, washed, and played with the PD rocker settings
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Old April 8th, 2007, 16:24   #55
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Put the newly tuned ECUs back in the Passat and the '97 A3 and test drove them. Put a new N75 in the Jetta Wagon and did some WOT runs to make sure it was working.
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Old April 9th, 2007, 16:44   #56
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Where's bhtoofer in this thread? He just lost his 5th gear according to reports I heard!
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Old April 9th, 2007, 16:54   #57
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Put PP357s in the Jetta wagon and Sprint 520s in the '97 Jetta. Cleared codes.
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Old April 9th, 2007, 17:09   #58
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Pop-riveted my cat outlet pipe to the pipe before the pipe to the mid muffler. Duck tape is for Red Green and those up nort, eh? My favorite handy-man's secret weapon is blind rivets.
I may just do the entire system that way and remove the 10 (!) U shaped clamps I still have holding my TDI and GLX and couplers exhaust parts together.
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Old April 9th, 2007, 18:41   #59
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Put a new o2 sensor in my 87 cabriolet.
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Old April 9th, 2007, 22:21   #60
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did a temporary install of my new Phatbox until I find a more pemanant solution.
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