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Forum: Member Car Journals 11-11-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,109
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
November 2018 Lately I've found my shifter...

November 2018

Lately I've found my shifter setup a little too notchy and adjusting didn't seem to help much.

Whether it's just my particular combination of mods or changing personal preference,...
Forum: Wheels + Tires 10-29-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Mind sharing that link? I want to make sure...

Mind sharing that link?

I want to make sure I'm pricing these appropriately but the cheapest I've ever seen is about $150 each.
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-25-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,109
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
October 2018 During a recent oil change I...

October 2018

During a recent oil change I noticed that my 034 insert was bent. I had thought the car felt sloppier than usual but it’s hard to tell because one acclimatizes to new mods.
...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-25-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15,996
Views: 2,937,925
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Did an oil change before it gets unpleasantly...

Did an oil change before it gets unpleasantly cold out. I'm trying Castrol Edge 0w-40 this time around plus an OEM filter and drain plug.

I’ve settled on 5k mile OCIs at this point. Probably a...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-24-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 360,515
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Nice, I don't know they made that! Is there...

Nice, I don't know they made that!

Is there clearance anywhere to run a cable out? (Ex. charging a device from the socket in the center console and having it resting in the cupholder.)
Forum: Wheels + Tires 10-23-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Figured I'd bump these one last time before the...

Figured I'd bump these one last time before the cold sets in. Snag a good deal and have these waiting for you in the spring!
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-21-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Maybe try contacting ST Suspensions directly? If...

Maybe try contacting ST Suspensions directly? If they can't or won't sell you just the bushings you could try something like this ECS bushing/mount kit....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-07-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,996
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
In the past I haven't found a correlation between...

In the past I haven't found a correlation between price and performance for wipers but clearly others have different experiences.

I usually go with cheaper wipers and just ordered a second set of...
Forum: Member Car Journals 10-06-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,109
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
October 2018 Got a larger rear swaybar and...

October 2018

Got a larger rear swaybar and beefier endlinks installed today.

Picked up an ST rear swaybar for $140 on eBay last week. I chose the ST bar based on the positive reviews and the...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 10-03-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 360,515
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Snagged a rear sway bar with the most recent eBay...

Snagged a rear sway bar with the most recent eBay coupon. I also have some Moog end links (https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=9150672&cc=3435569&jsn=391) (basically a metal OEM-style) that...
Forum: Wheels + Tires 10-01-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Price lowered! Snag a deal and have these ready...

Price lowered! Snag a deal and have these ready to go for next spring.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-23-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,328
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
I also had issues with the screws loosening (not...

I also had issues with the screws loosening (not to mention my dealer installed the plate more than an inch off center) so I decided to try this bracket...
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-23-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,109
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Scott, thanks for your response, I appreciate the...

Scott, thanks for your response, I appreciate the insight.

I hadn't considered the license plate being blocked and that's probably a good thing to consider for longer trips.

I did notice the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-23-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,109
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
September 2018 I needed to transport some...

September 2018

I needed to transport some paint and chemicals to the recycling center and figured that was a good excuse to invest in a hitch-mounted cargo carrier. It was nice keeping the icky...
Forum: Wheels + Tires 09-23-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
The wheels/tires have been sold!

The wheels/tires have been sold!
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-22-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,109
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
I can't comment on cold or wintery conditions at...

I can't comment on cold or wintery conditions at this point but in the wet I think the Michelins have a slight edge. They just seem to hold on longer and it's a little harder to spin them from a...
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-22-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,109
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Well, noise is certainly one of those subjective...

Well, noise is certainly one of those subjective things. I find them louder than any other tire I've had. Fortunately, they're so good at everything else I can over look it. :)
Forum: Member Car Journals 09-22-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,109
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
September 2018 I decided simplify things a...

September 2018

I decided simplify things a bit and sell my winter/summer wheel and tire setups and do the all-season thing.

I chose the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ based on the rave reviews and...
Forum: Wheels + Tires 09-22-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
FS: 4 Continental ExtremeContact Sports 225/40R-18 (DC Metro) - $300

I have a set of 4 Continental ExtremeContact Sports in 225/40R-18 (OEM size) for sale. These are summer tires, not all-seasons.

I am selling because I don't drive the GTI a whole lot anymore (take...
Forum: Wheels + Tires 09-18-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
(DC Metro) Austin Wheels w/ Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 Tires - SOLD

The wheels/tires have been sold!



Up for sale is a used set of Austin wheels with Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 tires.

This was my winter wheel/tire setup and I am selling because Iím...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-16-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
I ordered mine last year from E-acca and got it...

I ordered mine last year from E-acca and got it in a little over two weeks.

Here was my timeline last year:
Nov 29 - paid/order placed online
Dec 1 - "order received by us"
Dec 13 - shipped...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-15-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,612
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
As others have mentioned they keep the hatch...

As others have mentioned they keep the hatch floor propped when you're accessing underneath.

The system generally works well unless you have a cargo floor cover which can add weight that makes it...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-14-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 360,515
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Decided to stick with a single set of all-seasons...

Decided to stick with a single set of all-seasons after doing the winter/summer swap for a few years. Picked up these up from Tire Rack before the rebate period ends. Getting them put on soon.
...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 09-05-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,214
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Welcome and don't lurk too long! Here are some...

Welcome and don't lurk too long! Here are some good threads to get your feet wet:

What did you do to your mk7 today? (https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4731)

Show us your MK7...
Forum: Golf R Discussions 09-04-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Sub-to-Dub
Congrats on the new car and welcome!

Congrats on the new car and welcome!
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