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    It's not bad hey! I feel if the car was more...

    It's not bad hey!
    I feel if the car was more aero or drove at slower speeds (say 80 instead of 110) it would be much better again.
    The return trip was a fair chunk better on fuel, it's either...
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    It's happening! Thanks for sharing all the...

    It's happening!
    Thanks for sharing all the numbers and documenting the whole thing.

    Where you were discussing the driveshaft. Did you happen to compare the lengths when full compressed vs full...
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    Yep pretty happy I put that in now. Hopefully no...

    Yep pretty happy I put that in now.
    Hopefully no more surprises next service.

    R32 headlights in, wired up so the angle can be adjusted using the factory switch rather than level sensors.
    Waiting...
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    VIC FS: passat parts

    Control arm bushes 1k0407182 $20 pair
    Tie rod ends 1k0423811k, 1k0423812k $40 pair
    Ball joints 3c0407365a, 3c0407366a $60 pair
    Strut mounts 1k0412331b, 6n0412249c $100 pair

    Sold car before...
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    Not much to update. Last service I started...

    Not much to update.

    Last service I started using a magnetic sump plug on the wagon.
    Not what I was expecting to find this service...

    General consensus is it's not a oem bolt (at least for a...
  6. Thread: Dylan8's Vento

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    Some extra pics stolen from Andy and Jad....

    Some extra pics stolen from Andy and Jad.
    GAS2022 at Sandown

    Edit: quality looks squashed on my phone. Will sort on the PC later
    ...
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    New temporary wheels OZ racing futura...

    New temporary wheels
    OZ racing futura monoblocks, I feel they have another name but can't recall
    17x8 205/40 17x9 215/40

    Need to lower the front a smidge....
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    Was talking diesels and injectors on the weekend...

    Was talking diesels and injectors on the weekend actually.
    Rankin Diesel Injection Service Pty Ltd [Specialising in Diesel Servicing and Tuning] these guys aren't far from me and meant to be the go.
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    Look, its a backwards step... but fingers crossed...

    Look, its a backwards step... but fingers crossed the light output is slightly better
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    following for info. I was told its an...

    following for info.

    I was told its an expensive exercise as not many people do it locally. Think it was Cornells I had recommended, but it was a while back...
    Ended up buying new upgraded units,...
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    Some wheels I've had stashed away forever coming...

    Some wheels I've had stashed away forever coming out for a bit of a hot wheels vibe.

    Thanks to the boys that got me the models! Thinking I'll paint one black to match my...
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    Mixing it up until I find a new vento bonnet....

    Mixing it up until I find a new vento bonnet.
    Golf bonnet and grill from the vr6 doner
    Pwzo/hella smoked dual chambers
    Nos kamei grill extension...
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    VIC WTB: 17 or 18" 5x130 wheels

    Looking for a set of oem 17 or 18" wheels for 7P Touareg. Porsche 4x4 and Audi Q7 should also do the trick.
    BBS, OZ etcetc also considered.

    Needs to clear the 180kw brakes, I'd imagine most of...
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    What if anyone nudges it while it's on stands...

    What if anyone nudges it while it's on stands parked in the driveway?

    Sent from my HTC 2PZC100 using Tapatalk
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    getting some serious love! Hopefully see it at...

    getting some serious love! Hopefully see it at Nats this year!
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    as above, generally mk4 R32 bits are the go. I...

    as above, generally mk4 R32 bits are the go.
    I recall some issue with the weight over the rear being slightly different for springs but cant be too different.
    need to look in the UK markets for...
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    This ^^^ I'm thinking 16y.o comment puts it in...

    This ^^^

    I'm thinking 16y.o comment puts it in early mk5 territory. also a mk4 GT shouldn't be having petrol in it...
    post some pics up, keen to see if it is a mk4 GT
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    I like where this is going. get the centre...

    I like where this is going.

    get the centre bore opened correctly. good way to ruin a set of wheels by hacking at it.
    alternatively, the OZ are prob weak offset. so running some 20mm+ spacers you...
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    VIC FS: passat CC tdi

    carsales.com.au

    The CC is for sale.
    Partner needed something with a bit of ground clearance and awd for work. Will miss the torque and fuel economy of the TDI!
    Had the common issues sorted. Fuel...
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    Ahhh yes. I did have that on one of mine....

    Ahhh yes. I did have that on one of mine. Helicoil has done the job so far. Forgot about that.

    I read somewhere that the threaded part (mount on the motor) should be replaced every 3rd time the...
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    Got the correct length bolts? nothing in the...

    Got the correct length bolts? nothing in the bottom of the hole stopping it by bottoming out.
    Maybe just unlucky
  22. cant say I've paid any attention to the position...

    cant say I've paid any attention to the position then end up and not had any issues after doing it on 3 cars touch wood
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    Hey mate, Sorry for slow reply. Missed this one....

    Hey mate,
    Sorry for slow reply. Missed this one.
    ahhhh I dont think I have any spare motors anymore. Best bet would be the wreckers.
    The regs can be had pretty cheap new on ebay etc, so I wouldnt...
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    Airbags, 20" bentleys, job done. Keen to go for...

    Airbags, 20" bentleys, job done.
    Keen to go for a spin and feel the power of the new 2L
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    After market or "genuine" keyless entry?

    After market or "genuine" keyless entry?
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