• TYR382's Avatar
    July 19th, 2019, 02:47 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Black window trims in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Donít think you can powder coat them being that you have to bake the paint and itís made of plastic Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    July 16th, 2019, 10:46 AM
    Depends on your needs. The factory tune is effectively an off the shelf tune with safety and reliability parameters built in and 1.000's of hours of...
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    July 13th, 2019, 11:39 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Black window trims in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Whatís the consensus on just painting them? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    July 10th, 2019, 04:33 PM
    Have you tried to use odis? I find it easier to use and it is the factory software Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    July 10th, 2019, 02:00 PM
    Has anyone had success in painting or wrapping there window trims to the glossy black? Iím looking at getting rid my ugly alloy trim for a complete...
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    July 10th, 2019, 01:53 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread VW 502 vs 504 in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    But what is the actual difference between these oils? Are they the same ash content ? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    July 10th, 2019, 10:26 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread VW 502 vs 504 in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    The 504 oil is for extended drain intervals and you may see on certain aftermarket filters a two year drain interval. If you were going to use that...
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    July 9th, 2019, 09:28 PM
    TYR382 started a thread VW 502 vs 504 in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Can anyone tell me whatís the difference between 502 and 504? Iv asked Volkswagen Audi and Castrol and they they are saying different things...
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  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    July 4th, 2019, 04:23 PM
    All a matter of perception. Average wage $85K, median wage $55K. If you pay rent / utilities / living etc and you're buying an $80K+ car then you're...
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    July 4th, 2019, 11:18 AM
    No wonder good mechanics go out of business. No business is going to supply consumables at wholesale prices, so Mobil 1 is going to cost $20 - $25 a...
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    June 27th, 2019, 10:00 PM
    So hard to comment as we all come from different perspectives. I have a 1.8 TQ from new and I'll be keeping it. It drives like a new car, has low Km...
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