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    We are all different - I don't like to, you...

    We are all different - I don't like to, you obviously do. Some people will take off for a trip on the highway with 1/4 tank of fuel and fill up along the way, I will fill up before I get on the...
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    My guess is somewhere between 76-80L but I would...

    My guess is somewhere between 76-80L but I would not be too keen on finding out the answer.

    The fuel tank on my Audi SQ5 is said to be 75L, but I fill up every 10-14 days and rarely put in more...
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    Im sure I have heard of Northern Volks being...

    Im sure I have heard of Northern Volks being mentioned on here previously. Either way, here are 2x places on the Sunshine Coast that are within 5 mins of each other who specialise in European Car...
  4. Thread: Project 145TSI

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    Harsher ride on the 19's but they look better and...

    Harsher ride on the 19's but they look better and the silver machined finish compliments the white paintwork on the car.

    Black wheels have been done to death IMO.
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    I never let my cars go below 1/4 of a tank. You...

    I never let my cars go below 1/4 of a tank. You are just asking for trouble (fuel starvation) otherwise. Plus my anxiety kicks in with any less than 1/4 tank.

    As mentioned above, the useable...
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    This one suits the current model Tiguan: Valeo...

    This one suits the current model Tiguan: Valeo Silencio Wiper Blade Rear VR271 574602 | Sparesbox

    As mentioned above, might be a good idea to clay bar your rear window and give it a polish,...
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    Yep it may never show itself again.

    Yep it may never show itself again.
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    This should be the part to suit if that's where...

    This should be the part to suit if that's where the issue lies: Coolant Expansion Tank V10-0433 Vaico for VW Skoda Audi | Run Auto Parts

    Are you sure your water pump isn't leaking, as it's a...
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    JB1 is a set and forget unit, whereas the JB4 is...

    JB1 is a set and forget unit, whereas the JB4 is more customisable. Arguably the JB4 is better, but requires a lot more work from you to get it that way. JB4 is also more expensive.

    An aftermarket...
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    Swaybars are one of the only suspension related...

    Swaybars are one of the only suspension related mods that you can do where you do not have to compromise on how the suspension behaves/feels otherwise. Driving in a straight line = no difference....
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    Generally if the warning light is yellow/orange...

    Generally if the warning light is yellow/orange the car is safe to drive but needs to be diagnosed, if the warning light is red then do not drive.

    Get the fault read (and keep a record/photo of...
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    With turbocharged cars there is always untapped...

    With turbocharged cars there is always untapped power that the manufacturer has left "hidden" as such to account for many reasons, such as:



    Using power figures to place car #1 vs car #2 in...
  13. Buy VW Volkswagen Car Parts from Run Auto Parts...

    Buy VW Volkswagen Car Parts from Run Auto Parts is a great shop for filters, brake parts and sensors etc, but dont seem to have any timing related gear listed for the R36. Might be worth a call/email...
  14. Nice - throw up a pic once they are installed.

    Nice - throw up a pic once they are installed.
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    My mechanic (who is also a member on here) has a...

    My mechanic (who is also a member on here) has a Mk2 G60 Scirocco which as far as im aware were never sold here, so I guess he has been through the same process.
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    Very rare indeed. And even if you had what would...

    Very rare indeed. And even if you had what would be considered catastrophic failure of the turbo where the shaft breaks and the compressor wheels breaks into pieces, the pieces would get stuck in the...
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    Id say so, my 2010 Golf GTI, 2011 Golf R and 2015...

    Id say so, my 2010 Golf GTI, 2011 Golf R and 2015 Audi SQ5 have front wear sensors, so im sure your 2017 model Passat will do also.

    Bear in mind that the wear sensor is basically a circuit and if...
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    Waste of time/money putting on another turbo...

    Waste of time/money putting on another turbo unless your original turbo has issues. I highly doubt you will have an issue with your turbo, but if its playing on your mind, keep some $$ aside just in...
  19. Cant go wrong with H&R springs. Quality product....

    Cant go wrong with H&R springs. Quality product. I had H&R springs on my Golf R (but mated with stock shocks) and they rode nicely.

    Best price I could find was $550 Quality lowering springs made...
  20. Some pics of the Koni's I used on my Mk6 GTI ...

    Some pics of the Koni's I used on my Mk6 GTI

    http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/images/imported/2015/04/SHvTnM-1.jpg
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  21. They are designed to be used with lowered springs...

    They are designed to be used with lowered springs as mentioned here. In both my applications I used them with lowered springs.

    In saying that, the R36 suspesnion is likely classified as being...
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    The dogbone mount is a very good idea, cheap and...

    The dogbone mount is a very good idea, cheap and totally reversible if/when you sell the car .Either this one or this one

    A tune or JB1/4 would definitely be the next best bang for your buck...
  23. No experience with an R36, but ive used Koni...

    No experience with an R36, but ive used Koni Yellow struts on various cars (Nissan 200sx and Mk6 Golf GTI) over the years and they are great - no complaints from me.
  24. Wrecking Golf Mk7 90TSI: 2014 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 7...

    Wrecking Golf Mk7 90TSI: 2014 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 7 1.4L 90TSI CXSA – ASV Euro Car Parts – European Auto Spares
  25. Sorry to hear mate. It's probably worth a 2nd...

    Sorry to hear mate. It's probably worth a 2nd (and even 3rd) opinion though before proceeding with anything.

    If it was me, i would install a 2nd hand engine from a crashed Mk7 90TSI and either...
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