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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-15-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,459
Posted By ReadTheBook
I think a lot of people are going to be plagued...

I think a lot of people are going to be plagued by water pump/flange issues causing leaks on the MK7 platform. We're starting to see it more and more now. Both of my MK7's have leaks, My wife's early...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-14-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,379
Posted By ReadTheBook
He just said that there's a superseded part and...

He just said that there's a superseded part and that it was a supplier issue. No idea what that means in terms of new part quality, other than from my personal experience in the industry I work in,...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-14-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,379
Posted By ReadTheBook
Just dropped off my GTI at the dealer to have a...

Just dropped off my GTI at the dealer to have a look at the cooling system.
I have had to top up the coolant every 4-6 months.

What the Service Advisor told me, unsolicited, was that they have...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 01-12-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By ReadTheBook
Have you had the battery checked? I know it was...

Have you had the battery checked? I know it was replaced a year and a half ago but I'd still check it. Batteries can fail prematurely.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-11-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By ReadTheBook
Yeah, of course warranty. Just as an FYI: ...

Yeah, of course warranty.

Just as an FYI:
A vertical (few) line(s) in an LCD is a failure of the panel 99% of the time.
A vertical band can be the panel or video connection.
A horizontal...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-11-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By ReadTheBook
No, you don't have to go to a dealer, but you...

No, you don't have to go to a dealer, but you should still look at what is recommended (the maintenance schedule is posted on this site) do those things, and then log it.

I keep a spreadsheet....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-11-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,436
Posted By ReadTheBook
Agree... AND MAN DO I MISS HAVING A CLEAN CAR :( ...

Agree... AND MAN DO I MISS HAVING A CLEAN CAR :(

The OE Sport are states .75". I got more like ~0.85", that's why I went with them. I had driver gears springs on a 2016 Golf I owned for a year and...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-11-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,436
Posted By ReadTheBook
OP - I'm 37 and commute with my 2 year old daily....

OP - I'm 37 and commute with my 2 year old daily. I am on Bilstein B8 and H&R OE Sport. They drop less than 1 inch and are very comfortable for daily driving if you want to put something on that...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 01-04-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
FINALLY got over to work (I don't officially go...

FINALLY got over to work (I don't officially go back until the 8th) and picked up a bunch of packages.

Thanks Sprinks! I was actually looking at picking up a VW hat one of these days soon so it's...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-29-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
Whew, glad that wasnt for me. Id gain back the...

Whew, glad that wasnt for me. Id gain back the 50lbs Ive lost!
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-26-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
People travel a lot this time of year (as I...

People travel a lot this time of year (as I mentioned, I am), give it time.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-26-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,218
Posted By ReadTheBook
I would add that I’ve had these and the front...

I would add that I’ve had these and the front turns and interior bulbs from DeAuto for 3-4 years on two MK7s. There have been some issues but they were generally resolved by the company. In my case...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-25-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,332
Posted By ReadTheBook
Oh yeah. Got me in Oakland 2 weeks ago. $260...

Oh yeah. Got me in Oakland 2 weeks ago. $260 replacement with OE glass.

https://imgur.com/yx4zHpq
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-24-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
Those coasters are pretty cool. I am...

Those coasters are pretty cool.

I am unexpectedly out of town until the 30th, unfortunately my father in law was not able to travel to us in CA last minute due to health reasons, so we packed up...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-23-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
Very welcome. Glad you needed both things. As I...

Very welcome. Glad you needed both things. As I mentioned in my note, I love that EZGO wallet, is super durable after years of use and my butt doesn’t hurt from sitting on a huge wallet. Plus it’s...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-22-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By ReadTheBook
Keep up the good work, you guys rock. Also,...

Keep up the good work, you guys rock.

Also, don’t stop stocking stuff for my MK1 Cabby :p
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-19-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,241
Posted By ReadTheBook
One thing to mention to those who have purchased...

One thing to mention to those who have purchased an extended warranty, you are entitled to a pro-rata refund if you ever want out of the warranty. You fill out some paperwork and send it in and you...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-19-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,400
Posted By ReadTheBook
To clarify, for me the biggest thing isn't...

To clarify, for me the biggest thing isn't rattles anymore, it's the fucking doors creaking. It's insanity how loud they are and every MK7 I've been in has that issue and most of the time people...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-18-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,400
Posted By ReadTheBook
Link in my sig has a how to on fixing that. ...

Link in my sig has a how to on fixing that.

I've owned 3 mk7s, 2 Golfs and a GTI, all three of them had the a-pillar buzz/rattle and I'm inclined to say that most people probably experience it on...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-18-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By ReadTheBook
This doesn't permanently fix the problem though....

This doesn't permanently fix the problem though. My wife's 2015 Golf does it all the time.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-18-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
How are you from Philadelphia using "Hella"....

How are you from Philadelphia using "Hella". Thats some west coast stuff...
:p

"All I can say is jawn was far, but thanks to flat rate it was cheap so I'm pretty hype."

FTFY.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-18-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
I think he meant he suspected you got GOGO GTI as...

I think he meant he suspected you got GOGO GTI as your secret Santa.


I'd bet not. Gogo recently relocated if I'm not mistaken based on some forum posts.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-17-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
Yeah generally sending liquor/beer can be dicey...

Yeah generally sending liquor/beer can be dicey but people do it all the time.
The small flat rate box is small and hard to pad though, so no liquor.

You can generally get flat rate boxes for...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-17-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 11,993
Posted By ReadTheBook
Shipped mine off to the left-middle of these...

Shipped mine off to the left-middle of these United States this morning, whoever you are.

PROTIP - BUY YOUR POSTAGE VIA USPS.COM AND DROP THE BOX OFF SOMEPLACE.
DON'T WAIT IN LINES. or ship from...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 12-17-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,400
Posted By ReadTheBook
"All Golfs enjoy tight build quality and a quiet,...

"All Golfs enjoy tight build quality and a quiet, rattle-free interior, to boot."

ded. dying.

These guys need to get their ears checked.
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