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  1. volmaniac

    Discounted TDI oil locator thread

    Mobil1 has a rebate, only good news for 2020 so far. https://www.mobil.com/en/lubricants/promotions/motor-oil-rebate-program-2020
  2. volmaniac

    I miss the ol'e days

    Anybody got some salt to test air filters? Is dieseldorf still BBQing oil samples?
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    Engine mount bracket threads stripped, uh oh

    That is the front engine mount. The engine bracket is the threaded part. But good thought for $80 no repair required. https://www.idparts.com/engine-bracket-a4-alh-p-3223.html
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    $300 350,000 mile tdi hydrolocked???

    What county are you in mk4mr? I am in Murfreesboro near the Stones River NMP.
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    Rearview mirror upgrade?

    Here is MoGolf's OEM+ how to.... but it requires the (GLX/GTI/GLI) windshield with the proper mount. http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=38714&highlight=autodimming
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    Front Wheel Hubs

    Here is an option: https://www.tunemyeuro.com/new-loaded-right-front-suspension-steering-knuckle-fits-vw-mk4-fits-golf-jetta-new-beetle-2-0-and-tdi/ I could not find the left, you may have to call and ask if they sell the left knuckle. HTH.
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    Help can't open my hood - exterior hood release not working

    I threaded a "Stainless Steel String Wire Luggage Tag Loop" (search amazon) with a piece of vacuum tubing on the wire to keep it from getting pulled through the rectangular grill opening in place of the plastic tab. If I can get my phone to connect I will snap a pic...
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    '03 - Getting old and losing power

    i would change the fuel filter and see if that helps.
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    Hengst oil filters

    I have used Hengst air and oil filters for the last 180,000 miles, or about 8-9 years (since 2010 or so).
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    Charging Mk7 Battery

    Car: Whatcha doing over there baby Key: Just hanging out, maybe waiting for somebody to pick me up Car: mmmm wish they would pick you up and bring you over to me Key: Do I turn you on? Car: Yeah baby you do Key: Well maybe I will slide right in then Car: Oh yeah get me started baby Key...
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    don't do it

    I'm going to give you a little advice. There's a force in the universe that makes things happen. And all you have to do is get in touch with it, stop thinking, let things happen, and be the ball.
  12. volmaniac

    What did you do to your MKIV today?

    The Golf is the best looking one of the bunch IMHO.
  13. volmaniac

    What did you do to your MKIV today?

    Car wash, emissions, and tags.
  14. volmaniac

    Just found something new on my Dash info

    What is this gas you speak of? In the tires?
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    Animal and human exposure to diesel emissions performed at VW, BMW, Daimler behest

    I understand that the White House is trying to learn how to control Trump tweets by trying to control crazed monkeys from a cocaine study.
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    steering system safety issue

    Boy the way Glen Miller played, Songs that made the hit parade, Guys like us we had it made, Those were the days
  17. volmaniac

    Newbie here... I'm confused.

    or feed it to your pup.
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    Turbo Life Expectancy

    Me too!
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    What did you do to your MKIV today?

    Been an eventful two weeks for my little golf. Jan 15 - New struts and shocks Jan 16 - Alignment Jan 17 - My son slides on ice and hits a curb, mangling the LF control arm, torn inner CV boot, and sheared off the stabilizer bar end link. Not his fault, later that day a late model MB sedan hit...
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    Brake wear light came on but pads look fine

    My OE front pads lasted 288k miles (changed the rears at 254k miles). You can disable the sensor in VCDS.
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