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    Castrol edge 5w30 LL or A3/A4 for mk6 gti

    Why would you be using a specific diesel engine oil in a Mk6 GTI?

    That Castrol oil is not the correct spec for a modern VW engine, in addition to being a diesel specific oil. I would be draining...
  2. Thread: Mk6 Golf R

    by Lucas_R
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    Welcome mate. I used to have a Mk6 R - great cars...

    Welcome mate. I used to have a Mk6 R - great cars and very reliable if looked after.
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    NSW Welcome Chiller. Put a post in the Amarok section...

    Welcome Chiller. Put a post in the Amarok section and hopefully someone can help you out.
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    Playing with an Audi SQ5 TDI

    I cleaned out the inlet again a few weeks ago. Its been about 32,000km since I first cleaned it and about 30,000km since I fitted a catch can. Car is currently on 67,000km.

    As you can see, far...
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    Hi. Western Filters in Sydney is where I ordered...

    Hi. Western Filters in Sydney is where I ordered my 90 degree fittings and rubber hose from. I purchased the catch can elsewhere though.

    Rubber Hose: Oil Resistant Hose (Low Pressure) for ProVent...
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    I would avoid any which use a oiled foam filter,...

    I would avoid any which use a oiled foam filter, as they are messy, annoying to clean, and the foam breaks apart after a few years and you need to fork out for a new expensive filter.

    The...
  7. Thread: Car Price

    by Lucas_R
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    Covid tax. Make the most of it while you can. Any...

    Covid tax. Make the most of it while you can. Any 2nd hand car that is in any way desirable or performance oriented has inflated prices at the moment.
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    Probably a throttle controller.

    Probably a throttle controller.
  9. Sticky Interior Door Handles on Mk6 and similar age Golfs

    New a/c compressor is $445. Probably around that cost again for install and regas.

    Mahle Behr A/C Compressor ACP 6 000S | Run Auto Parts
  10. They are the best (or one of the best) in the...

    They are the best (or one of the best) in the business for VW tuning in Melbourne. Give them a call and have a chat.

    If you want to return to stock, then it would require a visit back to them to...
  11. Underground Performance in Melbourne. You will...

    Underground Performance in Melbourne. You will generally get slightly improved economy (0.5-1.0L per 100km) as the extra power and torque means the engine does not have to work as hard to pull the...
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    The 2.0FSI engine uses a timing belt for keeping...

    The 2.0FSI engine uses a timing belt for keeping the crankshaft and exhaust camshaft in time. It then (on the passenger side of the engine behind the high pressure fuel pump) uses a chain to keep the...
  13. Here is a guide on removing the door trims. I...

    Here is a guide on removing the door trims.

    I removed mine on my Mk6 to upgrade the speakers, the trim removal itself is very similar to most other cars, but the little clips VW use are basically...
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    Your steering wheel still looks to be in very...

    Your steering wheel still looks to be in very good condition. The discoloration is only minor. Definitely worth trying a leather repair kit first considering the small cost.

    If you decide you...
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    BUSINESS What kind of auto business are you running? Car...

    What kind of auto business are you running? Car parts, stereos, modifications etc?

    If its car parts, as a regular buyer of online car parts by far the most important aspect for me is a good filter...
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    Link to instructions: Steering Wheel DIY |...

    Link to instructions: Steering Wheel DIY | Leatherique Restoration Products

    Link to steering wheel kit to buy: LEATHERIQUE LTD
    - Detail

    Hopefully these are of some help, although you may...
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    Looks like the black dye on the leather is...

    Looks like the black dye on the leather is wearing off. Some beauty products (in particular hand sanitiser which has been a big deal the past 12 months or so with covid) can wear it off prematurely,...
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    You can hear its a petrol engine (TSI).

    You can hear its a petrol engine (TSI).
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    The sound at 3-4 seconds is normal (as in my Golf...

    The sound at 3-4 seconds is normal (as in my Golf with EA888 2.0 T engine does the same thing on a cold start, and I have heard others do it - its just the sound of the timing chain until some oil...
  20. Thread: Polo 6C tyres

    by Lucas_R
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    Have a look here, but to summarise - the best...

    Have a look here, but to summarise - the best ultra high performance street tyres are:

    - Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
    - Continental Premium Contact 6
    - Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport

    2021 Tyre...
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    Yep im already considering one over a traditional...

    Yep im already considering one over a traditional IS38 upgrade. I'll go for the smaller of the two if I do it. The smaller state 1 turbo one is about $2k and will spool better/quicker than the IS38,...
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    Battery chargers - what to look for

    Same here, ive had the CTEK MXS 5.0 for about 7-8yrs now after it was recommended to me from someone on this forum. I do quite a few short trips in my car so I put the charger on my car once a week...
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    Ignition Push to Start Button

    Good to hear you were able to revive the switch by cleaning the terminals - I hope it works long term. My start/stop switch was playing up also (2015 Golf GTI - was having to push the button 2-3...
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    Good to hear you got it sorted.

    Good to hear you got it sorted.
  25. Thread: EGR Block Off.

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    A good quality catch can is always a smart idea...

    A good quality catch can is always a smart idea on a diesel engine. It will help capture a lot of the junk that normally makes its way into the inlet manifold and slowly chokes diesel engines. Have a...
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