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  1. turbobrick240


    Apparently VW may be considering changing the brand name to "Voltswagen" in the US...
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    Why are TDI swaps so popular? Youtube series

    This video about tdi swaps (mostly into off road vehicles)just popped up on my youtube feed. I figured it might be of interest to folks here:
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    Hybrid Hellcat??

    I just came across this article reporting FCA may have plans to hybridize the Dodge Hellcat. I think it's cool, but wonder how the mainstream MOPAR guys will react to the loss of the big V8. Here's the article...
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    FCA cheating diesel settlement

    Fiat-Chrysler has reached a settlement for their emissions cheating software in the 2014-'16 3.0l "ecodiesel" vehicles. It looks like eligible owners may get around $3000 and an extended warranty along with the software update...
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    Opinions on VW's 2.5l I5 wanted

    My golf is going back to VW at the end of the month and I've been looking at replacements. Today I test drove a '10 golf 2.5L 5 speed with 112k miles. It rode very nicely, though didn't have the abundant torque I've been spoiled by. Had new 15" tires and felt very tight. Seems like a good...
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    Mouse chewed my wire harness

    I've been having electrical problems for awhile, specifically the passenger low beam and blinker aren't working. I thought the underhood fuse block might be the culprit because one of the fuses was partly melted but not blown. I replaced it but no change. Then I noticed the foam grommet...
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    Dozens of stolen tdi's sold by shady Kentucky dealer

    I just saw this jalopnik article about 60+ bought back tdi's stolen from the Detroit storage yard. Apparently quite a few have been resold at auction. Not a very bright scam!
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    Gen 1 fix approved!

    For those who have kept their cars in the hope that a fix would be approved- the day has come! The gen1 fix has officially been approved! Can't wait for the low mileage fixed buyback cars to hit the market.
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    FS: cjaa turbo

    Borg warner bv43b turbo removed from my '11 golf at 102k miles. Worked great, just upgraded to the bv43a. $100 + shipping.
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    CP4 hpfp for shipping

    I have a good cp4 hpfp that came off my '11 golf at ~120k miles when I upgraded to a cp3. It's free +shipping to whoever needs one. Preferably to someone whose pump has failed and needs a replacement.
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    Anybody need a good used hpfp?

    I have a good used hpfp for anyone who needs one. Shipping cost only. I upgraded to a cp3 pump. 120k on pump- used lubricity additives.
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    CR170 spring sale

    I'm wondering if anybody here ordered a cr170 turbo kit from GDM during the spring sale. If so, have they received the kit yet? I put down a deposit at the beginning of april and hope to receive my kit soon. Maybe those who are having Les do the install get first dibs.
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    got the wrong rear brake pads

    I recently bought some rear brake pads for my '11 golf at advanced auto. After jacking the car up and removing a caliper, i realized the pads were the wrong style. They show up along with the correct pads on the advanced auto computer. Is this a snafu, or were two different style rear...