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  1. 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).
  4. 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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    Water pump will fail every 2-3 years, on a 2016...

    Water pump will fail every 2-3 years, on a 2016 model you may get VW to pay for it once, any older and you will be up for a bit of money (~$1000) every time.

    The DQ200 will fail at least once...
  8. Yep, replaced the waterpump on mine at 23K km...

    Yep, replaced the waterpump on mine at 23K km !!!! Lucky it has/had a 5 year warranty so should get another 1 "free" before I have to pay for it. Hopefully by then a proper metal 1 will be available.
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    Had the 2 Reds together over the weekend .... ...

    Had the 2 Reds together over the weekend ....

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    Even in stock mode (power wise), Little Red's keys often gets grabbed over the others' when needing to go out quickly ... it is so much fun...
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    Incidentally, even stock you should not have run...

    Incidentally, even stock you should not have run 91 .... minimum is 95, with 98 recommended by VW.
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    The Golf R intercooler is actually smaller than...

    The Golf R intercooler is actually smaller than the Amarok's. My Amarok was the APR testbed for the tune and we pulled everything apart back then and we found no benefit in the Golf R intercooler.
    ...
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    Derek is well respected, been an APR (and OEM+)...

    Derek is well respected, been an APR (and OEM+) dealer for years. He'll make sure you are happy.
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    Big box arrived for the R yesterday :cool: 53932...

    Big box arrived for the R yesterday :cool:
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    Thanks to Dubaddiction I also acquired the necessary IE tuning credits to make full use of it ....

    BTW, been running the IE Stg 1 High Torque...
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    Sounds to me like they have no idea .... This...

    Sounds to me like they have no idea ....

    This is what you want, works on all TSI300s as they all have the same ECU from the factory.

    APR ECU-20T-EA888-1-L APR ECU Upgrade - 2.0T EA888 Gen 1...
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    The 2nd to 3rd change (at about 95km/h) when you...

    The 2nd to 3rd change (at about 95km/h) when you are in a hurry is difficult, the gearbox can be stubborn and refuse a quick change ....~7 out of 10 times it holds you up and you lose half a second...
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    Nobody can successfully "custom" tune a TSI300....

    Nobody can successfully "custom" tune a TSI300. All tunes require a base file to start with and nobody but APR has bothered to create that base file for the TSI300.

    Other tuners who claim they...
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    Only APR has a proper tune for the TSI300. Any...

    Only APR has a proper tune for the TSI300. Any APR dealer in Sydney will be able to do it for you.

    196kw/430NM are the stock numbers after the tune with no other mods. 0-100 in 6.5s if you can...
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    I believe this is a WOVI one, can probably...

    I believe this is a WOVI one, can probably negotiate a bit more there ....

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    Not too sure about this 1, probably negotiate a bit, but could very possibly be non-WOVI
    Log in to...
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    Update, Liam (my daughter's partner) is now the...

    Update, Liam (my daughter's partner) is now the proud owner of Venom and I have 1 less car at the house. Sold his lancer for exactly what the Polo cost me (him).

    Is it bad that I have already...
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    The DSG in the 1.2 Polo's will absolutely give...

    The DSG in the 1.2 Polo's will absolutely give you an expensive headache at some point, avoid and go for the manuals only.

    The 1.9TDI was in the Mk4 (9N3) Polo and is pretty bulletproof, although...
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    I think I saw your Yeti about 2 weeks ago on the...

    I think I saw your Yeti about 2 weeks ago on the coast at Buderim PH. Looked really good!
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    What sort of budget are you looking at? In the...

    What sort of budget are you looking at?

    In the ~12K range there are some 66TSI's (manuals) around on Carsales.
    In the same range you could find an early Mk7 manual Golf too. A much better car...
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    No, the engines are completely different with...

    No, the engines are completely different with MY15 the 1st year of the new engines. Pre MY215 it was the EA111 which has the timing chain issues (any fixes are just stopgaps) and since MY15 it was...
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    Go see Guy at Harding Performance (Harding...

    Go see Guy at Harding Performance (Harding Performance - Online Store), the best out there and winner of Motor's Hot Tuner shootouts many times. He has done many 1.8TSI upgrades, including 6C Polo...
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    66TSI has the newer engine without the timing...

    66TSI has the newer engine without the timing chain issues. That alone is worth it.

    It also has a RVC and Apple Carplay/Android Auto radio as standard.

    And if you are so inclined, the 66TSI can...
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