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Forum: Infotainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics) 11-19-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By adam1991
old thread, but I handled this problem simply by...

old thread, but I handled this problem simply by getting LED lights that don't cause a problem in the first place.

deautokey.com is your friend.
Forum: General Car News and Discussions 11-19-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,872
Posted By adam1991
But reacted badly when someone DID mention its...

But reacted badly when someone DID mention its lack of filtering ability.

Further, that someone mentioned it as a tradeoff from its allowing for more airflow that helps create more power.

Your...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-19-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By adam1991
I'm guessing Germany.

I'm guessing Germany.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-19-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By adam1991
Really? Really? (d&r) anyway, the...

Really?

Really?

(d&r)

anyway, the brake fluid replacement is based on time intervals, not mileage. Even the earliest sold 2017 model is not yet scheduled for its brake fluid replacement.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-19-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By adam1991
That depends. Did you do the VW specified 20K...

That depends. Did you do the VW specified 20K maintenance, or the dealer specified 20K maintenance?

VW simply says to change the oil, rotate the tires, and replace the cabin air filter.
...
Forum: General Car News and Discussions 11-19-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By adam1991
Vehicle maintenance and mfr specifications

https://my.chevrolet.com/content/dam/gmownercenter/gmna/dynamic/manuals/2018/Chevrolet/Corvette/2018-chevrolet-corvette-owners-manual.pdf

p. 240:


p. 302, footnote 6:
Forum: General Car News and Discussions 11-19-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,872
Posted By adam1991
hmmm, so yet again K&N's filtration ability...

hmmm, so yet again K&N's filtration ability stinks.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-18-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By adam1991
I've used Nokian WR for many years, and have to...

I've used Nokian WR for many years, and have to agree 100% with your assessment.

On a daily driver Camry/Accord/whatever, WR can't be beat if you are looking for a simple solution and you live in...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
no, I said your exhibited behavior in this matter...

no, I said your exhibited behavior in this matter is assholish.

And it is.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
Great. So do the same for your VW. I...

Great.

So do the same for your VW.

I would posit that it's a bad idea to follow the Corvette service intervals for your Golf.

Here's an idea: if you're following the service manual, why...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
you say that because you've CHOSEN to believe...

you say that because you've CHOSEN to believe that GM has it right.

You can't imagine that GM doesn't have it right, because what GM says is what you believe in (like a religion) and therefore GM...
Forum: General Car News and Discussions 11-18-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,872
Posted By adam1991
Bullshit. I don't think I've ever brought it up....

Bullshit. I don't think I've ever brought it up. You're just making things up out of thin air.

But you brought up K&N, in a public forum. If you don't like discussing things in a public forum,...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
bzzzzt. Thanks for playing. Your attempt at...

bzzzzt. Thanks for playing.

Your attempt at deflection and diversion is transparent.

You will let the brake fluid go completely, a decision made based on no facts, and yet you will change your...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
except for the whole "whenever you change your...

except for the whole "whenever you change your pads".

Fact: brake fluid isn't mileage sensitive.

Again, you completely ignore that. Let's go back to the guy who drives 5K/year, all freeway. ...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
How often do you change your engine oil? ...

How often do you change your engine oil?

What tells you it's time to change your engine oil?
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
Bully for them. So you extrapolate that to...

Bully for them.

So you extrapolate that to every manufacturer, then? Even to the point of actively ignoring the specifications that other manufacturers put out.

That's just using random things...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
You sound just like the guy who says, "who needs...

You sound just like the guy who says, "who needs seat belts. We bounced around in the back of our parents' LTD wagon without belts. Nobody died."

The harder you try to defend your position, the...
Forum: Golf R Discussions 11-18-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,092
Posted By adam1991
Correct. If the remote start unit doesn't have...

Correct. If the remote start unit doesn't have direct access to the immobilizer, then the hidden key "solves" that problem.

I myself have absolutely no problems with how quickly the car cools or...
Forum: General Car News and Discussions 11-18-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,872
Posted By adam1991
https://nicoclub.com/archives/kn-vs-oem-filter.htm...

https://nicoclub.com/archives/kn-vs-oem-filter.html

for one example.

I flamed no one. I made absolutely no comment on your post or on engine performance. If indeed engine performance is...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
I can't get past the insanity of this claim, this...

I can't get past the insanity of this claim, this "advice".

"Don't do what the engineers specify. Ignore the factory manual, even as a reference point. Instead do what I say."

What is your...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
HA! But no doubt he changes his oil at every...

HA!

But no doubt he changes his oil at every gas fill up, because hey, "oil is cheap" and "you can't be too careful".
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-18-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
And no one said that, either. But thanks for the...

And no one said that, either. But thanks for the hyperbole as you attempt, desperately, to remain relevant in this conversation.



Bad advice from a disgruntled person.

Strike that--HORRIBLE...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-17-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
HA!

HA!
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-17-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,094
Posted By adam1991
No kidding. Last year we bought, from some...

No kidding.

Last year we bought, from some friends, a 10 year old Honda Odyssey with 33K on the clock. The brakes were TERRIBLE.

I just knew that he had never, ever changed the fluid. And I...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 11-17-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By adam1991
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lu5c8uvab6fk56a/HomeLink...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lu5c8uvab6fk56a/HomeLinkMirrorMatrix.pdf?dl=0
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