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  1. Here is some reading for you: Golf 118 TSI...

    Here is some reading for you:

    Golf 118 TSI Engine Failures and Service Campaign 24S4

    MK6 118TSI no compression in cylinder 4

    **URGENT** Needing 2011 Mk6 Golf 118 Tsi engine advice!!

    The...
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    Just a thought, while it's all apart it could be...

    Just a thought, while it's all apart it could be worth upgrading the intercooler since it will all be apart at that point so it's only really the cost of the part...
  3. The short answer is no, they have all the same...

    The short answer is no, they have all the same issues as the other Mk6 118 TSI's Twin Charged Golfs. The pistons crack. VW used to fix them under warranty/goodwill, but I don't like your chances on...
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    You would think I should know the answer to that...

    You would think I should know the answer to that by now :P But I've only ever really changed one thing at a time so never really bothered to learn.

    But yes, there are options:
    Back up of current...
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    Awesome work figuring it out yourself (I bet a...

    Awesome work figuring it out yourself (I bet a lot of frustration and googling!).

    It's always best to keep a log of what you have changed and the original values so you can go backwards if you...
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    Chances are you will get a better, longer-lasting...

    Chances are you will get a better, longer-lasting product if you get it done after market.
  7. Thread: hunting DPF

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    Or even internationally if you've got the time. ...

    Or even internationally if you've got the time.

    What's the cost of the parts in Australia from VW or other local providers?

    It looks like the part number is 7E0 254 700 JX (although the last...
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    As much as I love my manual, driving a few...

    As much as I love my manual, driving a few DSG/auto vehicles over the last little bit makes me wonder if I'd go out of my way to buy another one. Fun when you get to stretch its legs and/or play on...
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    For the Scirroco the base part number is: 1K8 853...

    For the Scirroco the base part number is: 1K8 853 665 with the end suffix depending on which finish/model it is for.

    For the Golf it's 5K0 853 671
    ...
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    I've been wondering the same, why would it cause...

    I've been wondering the same, why would it cause that?

    I can only think that being flat ontop and in the sun it cops more sun?
    Doubling the rays as they reflect back could do something??

    But...
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    I was just reading some more of that today before...

    I was just reading some more of that today before realising it was older posts... I have had the hard-wired connectors on my Golf directly to the battery forever without issues and the other car just...
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    Nice work. Seems we have no choice but speaker...

    Nice work. Seems we have no choice but speaker level connection with the stock units.

    I can't see your pictures sadly.
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    Looking good. Even though it's small, I reckon...

    Looking good. Even though it's small, I reckon the Up! really needs a turbo to be good.
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    VIC Ah yes, done and dusted. I took the zero effort...

    Ah yes, done and dusted. I took the zero effort option on FB while I was working things out in the background figuring I'd get around to doing it properly when I was properly ready... this kinda...
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    I do expect that cars might just come with a...

    I do expect that cars might just come with a licence agreement in the future rather than a straight-up purchase contract which potentially changes that concept... but it's definitely getting into a...
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    Car makers seem to be trying to introduce...

    Car makers seem to be trying to introduce subscription features to keep income rolling in over time.

    Here is a recent example, $80 / year isn't huge (and it comes free for 3- 10 years) but it's...
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    I wonder if headrest/roof mounted screens would...

    I wonder if headrest/roof mounted screens would meet that benchmark for cars driving behind?

    In any case, this sort of functionality has been around since the RNS510 allowed DVD playback way back...
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    With the RNS510 I know you could have a side by...

    With the RNS510 I know you could have a side by side view or switch between sensors and camera, but not overlaid. Not sure with the newer units.

    Our Multivan didn't have any screen to begin with,...
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    VIC 2010 VW Multivan

    The time looks like it's come and I've ordered a new car for my Wife. Sadly not in the VW family this time around, but... happy wife and all that :P

    2010 Volkswagen T5GP
    2.0L Turbo Diesel
    7...
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    My Pioneer HU's have all had a mic input. Is it...

    My Pioneer HU's have all had a mic input. Is it any better than one built into the front of the unit?? Who knows (they all seem pretty ****).
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    The short answer for most people is the RCD330+...

    The short answer for most people is the RCD330+ or the newer RCD340 like this one:
    VW 6.5" Original MIB RCD340 Android Auto CarPlay Stereo 6RD 035 187 B - Version B

    Direct fit with minimal effort...
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    It's very very easy to do your own install, the...

    It's very very easy to do your own install, the headunit itself is literally one piece of trim, four screws and a couple of connectors on the back of the head unit. It really is something anyone can...
  23. It was always looked after, 98 fuel, warmed up...

    It was always looked after, 98 fuel, warmed up before giving it the beans. That said, it was also tuned and went down dragstrips and around race tracks a few times. Better brake fluid and pads were...
  24. There really is no magic number on kms. Read...

    There really is no magic number on kms. Read here for more details, plenty of individual threads around too.
    Golf 118 TSI Engine Failures and Service Campaign 24S4

    Really, there is no way to...
  25. Very sadly, there is no 100,000km mark (or any...

    Very sadly, there is no 100,000km mark (or any other mark). Engines have failed at low km's (mine did at ~31k) up to the over 100,000km range with little rhyme or reason why some last longer than...
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