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    DIY: OEM Lighting Package (AFS Bi-xenon) Retrofit

    This article discusses how one motor controls two axis. https://nmbtc.com/blog/custom-linear-stepping-motors-for-adaptive-headlights/
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    DIY MIB1 to MIB2 Infotainment Conversion (Part 1)

    Thanks Cuzoe for the call out. You have become the subject matter expert so do hit me up if you think something needs to be added to the initial two posts and I will update.
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    This VW GTI Roadster is the hottest Golf ever!

    The sound at 2:33 out of the 500 hp V6 makes the vid worth watching.
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    MK7 Climatronic upgrade with instructions and pictures.

    I do not believe it is due to the control panel coming from a 2015. I recall I too had a challenge getting it to work. I used the below procedure to get it sorted. There is a reset procedure to start the procedure again...
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    MK7 Climatronic upgrade with instructions and pictures.

    This thread shows the location of the G150 and G192 sensors. https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/index.php?threads/mk7-climatronic-upgrade-with-instructions-and-pictures.379148/page-18#post-7589083
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    Infotainment issues - freeze, boot loop, black screen

    Unfortunate you dealer is not competent based on your above post as continuous/intermittant rebooting of the infotainment is a known problem with failing head unit. https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/index.php?threads/2016-gti-infotainment-system-crash-loop.326459/ Yes, I had this happen to me. I...
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    GTI Headlight Adjustment

    From DV52 (Don) on the OBD11 forum: https://forum.obdeleven.com/thread/6321/headlight-adjustment-on-2019-gti "Make sure the car is on level ground and that the suspension is settled Procedure 1 Select Xenon range control module @ address hex55 Select Basic Settings Select Basic headlamp...
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    GTI Headlight Adjustment

    This thread has the factory procedure and next thread OBDEleven settings. "I then went into OBDeleven and did the following adjustments for the headlights. Headlight Adjustment (55) Basic Setting Run"...
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    MIB2 Retrofit...Speakers Not Functioning!

    Check the scan of your original unit, and make sure the new unit has similar settings. Hopefully you saved the original settings as recommend in the MIB1 to MIB2 retrofit post. You can always throw the unit back in, do a scan, save, and then put the new unit in and from there verify settings are...
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    DIY MIB1 to MIB2 Infotainment Conversion (Part 1)

    Should work well together. Do note that the fender amplifier under your seat should be compatable. There is a thread on this. Hopefully I linked to the thread in the intial post. From memory, one manufacture would not work with MIB1 Fender amp, but others would with a change in coding. Found...
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    Transmission Jumping from 2nd to 4th

    Consider doing a DSG adaptation. Info here: https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/index.php?threads/dsg-adaptation-on-obdeleven.343207/ http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/6-Speed_Direct_Shift_Gearbox_%28DSG/02E%29
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    Removing alternator

    Not sure if you have seen this. https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/index.php?threads/diy-2016-gti-alternator-replacement.367315/ I noted that it has you remove the A/C compressor, but you do not remove the lines. – Remove the A/C compressor from the bracket. Refer to ⇒ Heating and Air Conditioning...
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    7+ years on VWR springs

    The rears and front to lesser extent would not stop the rebound after the bounce. The body would would continue to oscillate after a bump.
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    7+ years on VWR springs

    I too have had my VWR (blue) springs on since early 2016. Struts started to indicate issues about 25K miles later. Went with Koni yellows. Quite happy with the setup.
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    How to retro-fit a bigger capacity battery to a Mk7 Golf

    Hola, This is a decent tutorial.
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    Won’t start Help please!

    That is bizaar. I would look at all the interlock switches. If DSG, that car is in park switch and brake switch. Not sure were the start relay is. Might be time to pull out the schematics for the start circuit.
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    Where Does The Garage Door Clicker Go?

    There have been posts on using an adding a button at stick shift button location and wiring to your gutted garage door opener and stashing guts in area under stick shift. Easy and clean retrofit. I purchased a VW mirror that had Homelink (programmable garage door button).
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    Trying to tap into the turn signal wire mk 7.5

    On the MK7 it was pin 9. Schematics were provided here: https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/index.php?threads/diy-oem-lighting-package-afs-bi-xenon-retrofit.341350/
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    MK7 Climatronic upgrade with instructions and pictures.

    I had a similar experience until I performed the compressor adapt function described in the first few pages of the initial post. Here it is: https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/index.php?threads/mk7-climatronic-upgrade-with-instructions-and-pictures.379148/page-10#post-7546622
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    Infotainment replacement costs?

    I paid $200 for a replacment unit off of eBay. I had to use a VAS5054a to have the Component Protection removed and D link to install functional enablement codes. This is a post on a retrofit, but some of it applies wrt the component protection and FEC install...
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