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Old 01-24-2018, 01:13 PM   #239
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I fitted the exhaust tunnel front cover, rear exhaust tunnel cover and the rear axle cover last night. Did all three in under an hour including getting tools and putting tools back. Hardest bit was fitting the catches on the axle cover

Car sounds much quieter at speed and does indeed feel more planted. Not taken it on a long run yet to see what differences i get mpg wise, but it was a bit higher than normal during the commute to work, even in all this wind.

Will be doing the engine undertray when i perform an oil change, no point in taking that cover off twice!

Thanks for the info golfdave, in this thread and the other how too guides
Glad you got it all fitted ok & yes the Passat rear axle tray does the most work on the estate...really makes a huge difference to the stability..

Re the full engine undertray..I thought the diesels got the full cover "aero" tray fitted at factory & not the 1/2 cover tray as per petrol's?
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Old 01-24-2018, 08:41 PM   #240
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MK7 rear axle cover is in. Finally done with all the aero mods. :-)



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Old 01-24-2018, 09:08 PM   #241
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Could you resize that picture down to 1000 x 1000 pixels max dims...as even on my widescreen HD 24" monitor I only saw half of it...
Sorry! Must have been because I took the pic and uploaded it using the Tapatalk app. Hate that it doesn't resize!

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Old 01-24-2018, 09:24 PM   #242
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Isn't there are setting in the camera part of the phone which will allow you to take the pictures at a reduce pixel size?...maybe remember to shoot at that setting?

But I do know what you mean..I resize all my stuff in photoshop before I upload....

You just got excited because you had finally completed all the under trays...

Now go for a drive & notice the difference of that rear tray when at high speed or around corners...
Yes I got too excited. This Sony phone shoots 24 megapixels on the back. Definitely need to time that down. Check the photo now. Should be much better - hosted on Imgur.

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Old 01-24-2018, 09:54 PM   #243
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Corrected!

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Old 01-24-2018, 09:56 PM   #244
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woohoo........

What front tray did you go for the thin full aero or the VW skid?
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Old 01-24-2018, 10:00 PM   #245
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woohoo........

What front tray did you go for the thin full aero or the VW skid?
The rear axle cover long version.

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Old 01-24-2018, 10:05 PM   #246
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The rear axle cover long version.
No not that...

What front tray (engine tray) did you go for?
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Old 01-25-2018, 12:22 PM   #247
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Glad you got it all fitted ok & yes the Passat rear axle tray does the most work on the estate...really makes a huge difference to the stability..

Re the full engine undertray..I thought the diesels got the full cover "aero" tray fitted at factory & not the 1/2 cover tray as per petrol's?

Yep, i have the full aero cover. Going to fit the VW skid plate. Its cheap insurance against anything trying taking a lump out of the engine.
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Old 01-25-2018, 01:19 PM   #248
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Yep, i have the full aero cover. Going to fit the VW skid plate. Its cheap insurance against anything trying taking a lump out of the engine.
As I thought...& yes frozen lumps of ice, snow, god knows what, on some of our roads last week....

Skid plate ..smack down...what was that?...oh never mind...
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Old 01-25-2018, 04:33 PM   #249
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As I thought...& yes frozen lumps of ice, snow, god knows what, on some of our roads last week....

Skid plate ..smack down...what was that?...oh never mind...
Or, in my wife's case, Small woodland animals.
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Old 01-25-2018, 04:52 PM   #250
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Or, in my wife's case, Small woodland animals.
lol....

did she come back in tears???
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Old 02-13-2018, 05:50 AM   #251
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lol....

did she come back in tears???
She felt better when I told her there was no way it suffered.
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:51 PM   #252
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She felt better when I told her there was no way it suffered.
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I have read the whole thing and the information in invaluable, I am going to order all the parts soon, however I am still not certain about one thing... how do I know if I have multi-link suspensions or the twisted-whatever other thing LOL?
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