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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By sprinks
Winner winner chicken dinner. If you have a space...

Winner winner chicken dinner. If you have a space saver spare, it's typically standard recommendation to rotate rear wheel to front (in case of a front wheel flat) and replace rear with space saver....
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By sprinks
^agreed. Ed's or the RFB ones appear to be...

^agreed. Ed's or the RFB ones appear to be holding up according to the collective experience.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 318
Posted By sprinks
if they're chattering it sounds like they're...

if they're chattering it sounds like they're already worn out. :P
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 558
Posted By sprinks
Hoonigans, Tavarish, AMMO NYC, Smoking Tire,...

Hoonigans, Tavarish, AMMO NYC, Smoking Tire, Mighty Car Mods (and their bonus channel mcmtv2), bad obsession motorsport (project binky!), used to follow the motortrend stuff but obviously since they...
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 08-20-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 66,788
Posted By sprinks
Bluetooth and Sirius work fine. I don't use the...

Bluetooth and Sirius work fine. I don't use the xm radio personally, but my mib2 BT works great.

And again, there is a person who is remote-enabling the carplay in mib2 units in MY15 NAR...
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 08-20-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 66,788
Posted By sprinks
^He's right. And to be clear, you can get...

^He's right.

And to be clear, you can get an MIB2 unit installed without "hacking" it. You just won't have carplay. That last bit is the challenge requiring help from our overseas friend. I have...
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 08-20-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 66,788
Posted By sprinks
As said previously, i have yet to see someone in...

As said previously, i have yet to see someone in a north american car swap out to MIB2 successfully at a dealership using the VW activation key.

The service guys can follow the instructions from...
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 08-20-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 66,788
Posted By sprinks
It has everything to do with VWoA and the VW...

It has everything to do with VWoA and the VW mothership not allowing MY15 from North America to have carplay. I say this as someone who has bought the activation key, taken it to a dealer, had them...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 08-20-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By sprinks
haven't had an issue with condensation in my RFB...

haven't had an issue with condensation in my RFB headlamps from USP. Not a big issue when they're sealed proper.
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 08-20-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 66,788
Posted By sprinks
OP did not. Re-read the thread. George reached...

OP did not. Re-read the thread. George reached out to a contact overseas and had him do the coding.



I'm sorry, tell me more about your VW parts department experience in north america. Because...
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 08-20-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 66,788
Posted By sprinks
Activation key doesn't work in the US. No it's...

Activation key doesn't work in the US. No it's not available from the VWOA parts department.
Forum: Exterior / Interior Care (washing, detailing, exterior repairs) 08-17-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By sprinks
I use that for general all purpose interior...

I use that for general all purpose interior cleaner, but for dash i'll use their interior detailer. Lightly scented, has UV protectant in it, low-oily finish (slight, but best to buff into surface...
Forum: DIY Guides and Discussions 08-17-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 66,788
Posted By sprinks
if it's power-cycling like that, something's not...

if it's power-cycling like that, something's not right. I have a a 3q0035844revA (minus the AA function) currently installed in my car.

I would also recommend installing correct screen to double...
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-17-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,154
Posted By sprinks
Very pleased with it! Been dailying the setup for...

Very pleased with it! Been dailying the setup for a few months now and there's lots of stopping power. Got my rs3 vents in not long after that photo was taken and installed them. Definitely fun on...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-17-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15,092
Views: 2,714,972
Posted By sprinks
Thumbs up Looks great. the 7.5 tails look sharp for US and...

Looks great. the 7.5 tails look sharp for US and Euro spec.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-16-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By sprinks
as other's suggested, not the end of the world. ...

as other's suggested, not the end of the world.

Wirebrush to remove disbonded paint and corrosion. I'd go as far as to hit it with spray on zinc-rich primer. top that with black rustoleum, and...
Forum: Exterior / Interior Care (washing, detailing, exterior repairs) 08-15-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By sprinks
And you didn't have a whacky RPM flutter or CEL?...

And you didn't have a whacky RPM flutter or CEL? The one time i've left my oil cap off, i thought i had broken the car or something.
Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-15-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,194
Posted By sprinks
Agreed that ethanol dosing is NOT the safe way to...

Agreed that ethanol dosing is NOT the safe way to get past 87 octane. Looking at some literature on LSPI, there's evidence that suggests e20-e30 blends are critically NOT the solution for prevention....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-14-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By sprinks
host on a video hosting domain such as youtube or...

host on a video hosting domain such as youtube or vimeo. There are a bunch of vs. threads in the section "Mk7 vs...."
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 08-10-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By sprinks
unknown territory for me. I only dabbled with the...

unknown territory for me. I only dabbled with the leuchte coding on the new stuff once, haven't been able to study as much as the old leuchte coding. I'd still double check the bulb types for all of...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 08-10-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By sprinks
you need to go into leuchte modifications, change...

you need to go into leuchte modifications, change the bulb type to xenon for the low beams, and change drls to LED. I've attached the appropriate halogen bulb identifier, basically you just go...
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-10-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 82,645
Posted By sprinks
Not the same.

Not the same.
Forum: Member Car Journals 08-09-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,858
Posted By sprinks
If he's located in Czech Rep as his profile...

If he's located in Czech Rep as his profile indicates, my money is on legit.
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 08-08-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By sprinks
Gonna throw this out there: have ya thought about...

Gonna throw this out there: have ya thought about getting some leather conditioner to bring that leather back to life before ya spring for new covers and an upholstery job? Get some griot's...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-07-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 55,577
Posted By sprinks
Yeah, golfdave is spot on on this. New guy:...

Yeah, golfdave is spot on on this.

New guy:
Coming in and slinging your experience around isn't the way to influence people. Lots of smart individuals on this forum and the cumulative experience...
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