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  1. Yes, fully agree that they have to prove the...

    Yes, fully agree that they have to prove the association, however ... damage to a component that is not detected at the time OR your cheap insurer won't fix, that may well lead to premature failure...
  2. A R is closer to $80K and is classified as a...

    A R is closer to $80K and is classified as a performance car and carries a premium as a result. Even if it was only $60K, that performance premium would add quite a bit to the price. Typically,...
  3. Just as an FYI, not all insurance policies are...

    Just as an FYI, not all insurance policies are the same. The reason generally for price differences are inside those policies' fine print. Choice of repairer, length of guarantee after a repair and...
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    Thanks, coming up on 30K km, so ordered 1 to do...

    Thanks, coming up on 30K km, so ordered 1 to do when I hit it.
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    I bought 1 a few months ago through the online...

    I bought 1 a few months ago through the online site. Shipped from a local (Aussie) distributor within 2 days and no import duties.
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    You could pick up a set of Amarok 17" alloy...

    You could pick up a set of Amarok 17" alloy wheels for really cheap. They will fit perfectly and have the correct load rating.
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    Ummm, talk about yourself ..... I have a...

    Ummm, talk about yourself .....

    I have a series of close following roundabouts on the way to work and I "test" the hell out of my tyres every time I get to them :cool:(obviously only if it is...
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    Exactly, this is why ...

    Exactly, this is why ...
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    No thanks, in a car I drive myself daily, I'll...

    No thanks, in a car I drive myself daily, I'll stick to the tyre that has won more awards than any of the others. The differences are simply massive.

    The Up! as a little runaround project got the...
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    Out of that 2018 test by Motor (which btw sadly...

    Out of that 2018 test by Motor (which btw sadly is finishing up next month), I actually have personal experience of 3 of the tyres tested ....

    The little Up! and the Amarok both run Laufen S Fit...
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    Perhaps research if the V6 manual TDI's clutch...

    Perhaps research if the V6 manual TDI's clutch will fit. The 2.0 TSI and 2.0 TDI boxes are very similar, so maybe that would work ...

    SACHS makes performance versions of their clutches, they have...
  12. Thread: 2013 vw up bcm

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    I have VCDS, can help you code whatever you need....

    I have VCDS, can help you code whatever you need. Is that a written off car? Do you have the whole car or just able to get some individual bits off it?

    I am desperately looking for the fake...
  13. Thread: 2013 vw up bcm

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    For this 2nd hand would be best unless you buy...

    For this 2nd hand would be best unless you buy the kit from eurocar. I'd ask them if it came with the wiring required.

    Ideally you find a scrapped Up! with it in and just pull everything out. That...
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    On the way home last week, a pathetic excuse for...

    On the way home last week, a pathetic excuse for a driver decided not to stop at an entry into a dual carriage main road and ran into me as I was passing by.

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    Luckily no structural or...
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    The headlight switch is the same as a MK4 Golf, I...

    The headlight switch is the same as a MK4 Golf, I just got it off Ebay.
    For VW Golf Mk4 Passat B5 Polo Lavida AUTO Headlight Switch Light Sensor Module | eBay

    Miltek sounds awesome, I really...
  16. I don't believe so, the headlights are different...

    I don't believe so, the headlights are different in shape which means the headlight cutout in the guards are different.
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    Just adding to Lucas' piece .... For my R I have...

    Just adding to Lucas' piece .... For my R I have also bought the DO88 a few months ago and even though I haven't had the time yet to fit it, it certainly looks excellent. Interestingly, even though...
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    VW North America put their foot down and demanded...

    VW North America put their foot down and demanded a manual .... and guess what ... VW is building MK8 Rs in a manual for the North American market, so it can be done.

    VWA, make it happen, even if...
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    I'd buy 1 if it came in a manual .....

    I'd buy 1 if it came in a manual .....
  20. Agree with Lucas and amunra, sounds like its...

    Agree with Lucas and amunra, sounds like its detonating. Stupid DSG mapping and reluctance to downshift at fault here IMO.

    Do not drive uphill in a high gear at low speeds snf then apply throttle...
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    Replacement ones are no better, expect it to fail...

    Replacement ones are no better, expect it to fail again in 2-3 years. VW should cover that 1 too as it is a known issue. Beyond that, you'd probably be up for it. Hopefully by then a proper metal...
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    VW will replace the pump under warranty (which...

    VW will replace the pump under warranty (which should be 5 years on the 2019).
  23. Actually that is incorrect. I have a DAP equipped...

    Actually that is incorrect. I have a DAP equipped R with ACC and it is almost never turned on .... yet, when stopped and the engine off, it will restart the moment the car in front moves .... ACC...
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    New T-Roc details finally out in Aus Volkswagen...

    New T-Roc details finally out in Aus Volkswagen reveals updated T-Roc details | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site

    My daughter ordered 1 (ditching the A1) on Saturday, no idea on when...
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    Don't assume people will 1) do the work...

    Don't assume people will 1) do the work themselves or 2) cheaply. People like us who do most things ourselves are rare these days. Always assume retail will be paid for parts and labour.

    The...
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