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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By ReadTheBook
FYI to everyone, modern windshields have build in...

FYI to everyone, modern windshields have build in UV A/B protection.

Unless you want the dark look (which I think is dumb and has visibility sacrifices) just do your windows and be happy/hope you...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-11-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,668
Posted By ReadTheBook
They'll be black after a short while anyway. If I...

They'll be black after a short while anyway. If I was doing it again, I'd still go chrome though. They look so good when they're clean.
Forum: Exterior / Interior Care (washing, detailing, exterior repairs) 07-10-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By ReadTheBook
This is what I use and prefer. I even use it on...

This is what I use and prefer. I even use it on my cloth seats with a microfiber rag. Nextzett Cockpit Premium is also good.

What I have noticed with other reputable products is that they...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-10-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By ReadTheBook
This nonsense has been happening to a lot of...

This nonsense has been happening to a lot of people for a long time. My wife's 2015 Golf is affected. Some say replacing the actual switched fixed it, others have had no such luck and needed to have...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-10-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By ReadTheBook
Really? I'd expect new clips and such if the...

Really? I'd expect new clips and such if the brakes use those...but not caliper bolts and pins and such. I've bought kits in the past for my BMW that had one time use caliper bolts and no such...
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-10-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By ReadTheBook
Other parts to replace on brake job?

I've got a Centric Posi-Quiet front & rear kit on order for my wife's 2015 TSI (Just 206.79 at RockAuto right now for anyone who's interested!), but I'm wondering what else needs to be replaced. I...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-09-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By ReadTheBook
Why? Many dealerships have a glass guy who comes...

Why? Many dealerships have a glass guy who comes in to do that work. Thats how a few grand of damage was caused on our early build Golf when it was brand new and had a glass defect. These bozos...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-09-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By ReadTheBook
https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=40...

https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=40989
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-09-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By ReadTheBook
I always thought this would make a cool tattoo if...

I always thought this would make a cool tattoo if someone could pull it off.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-04-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By ReadTheBook
https://i.imgur.com/XKmsCnZl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/XKmsCnZl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/qOKzZiNl.jpg
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-04-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By ReadTheBook
Thanks for the note bud. I should have reached...

Thanks for the note bud. I should have reached out to you to begin with because I know you have a similar early build.
Forum: Wheels / Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Chassis - Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-03-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By ReadTheBook
Brake Parts for Wife's early build MK7 TSI

My wife has a very early build 2015 SE "Sport". It was one of 650 made and sent to the US, has a different engine code (CNSB) factory body kit and different exhaust, and evidently, different rear...
Forum: Electronics 07-03-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By ReadTheBook
FS: AirEnabler+Fiio E10 DAC - Add AirPlay Audio to any car with AUX

Did this when I had my e90 a few years ago. https://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=971083&highlight=AirEnabler

Still have the stuff and want to pass it on as I have the Helix and CarPlay...
Forum: Golf Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-02-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By ReadTheBook
Yeah I'm reading this thread and shaking my head.

Yeah I'm reading this thread and shaking my head.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-02-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,764
Posted By ReadTheBook
I have a 2017 Sport DSG with almost 30k on it. ...

I have a 2017 Sport DSG with almost 30k on it.

I avg ~300-320mi /tank, ~24mpg combined. My usage is about 50/50 but the highway part of my daily commute I sit in 10 min of traffic both ways....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-01-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,656
Posted By ReadTheBook
My performance pack brakes the the '17 GTI Sport...

My performance pack brakes the the '17 GTI Sport have been fine.

The brakes on my wife's 2015 Golf SE were replaced twice for vibration in under 15k miles. Once at 9k and again at 14k. They...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-01-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 105,222
Posted By ReadTheBook
When I did the fix I did, applying the flexible...

When I did the fix I did, applying the flexible tubing within the flap where the window is, and doing nothing to the one at the top of the door, this 95% silenced it for me. I only hear it when I'm...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 07-01-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,563
Posted By ReadTheBook
Only posting this because it's too good of a...

Only posting this because it's too good of a reference to pass up:
http://www.mhonorato.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/matrix-300x225.jpeg

I think you should get an R.
Forum: GTI Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 06-30-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,855
Posted By ReadTheBook
Yes, itís a faulty part that warps during...

Yes, itís a faulty part that warps during repeated heating and cooling. Itís not really ever found to be the water pump according to my service advisor. The repair involves thermostat flange, seals...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-28-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,603
Posted By ReadTheBook
Make sure the Frit (black band and spots on the...

Make sure the Frit (black band and spots on the edge of the windshield) looks good. The Pilkington I saw on my buddy's 2017 was all uneven looking, like not straight down the sides, and since its...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-28-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 65,016
Posted By ReadTheBook
I think thats a damn safe bet. No way they are...

I think thats a damn safe bet. No way they are the same. Don't think it would be possible given the completely different transmissions and the TCU, unless every car gets the same flash and it has all...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-28-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By ReadTheBook
Yeah. Please do let me know what is found. My...

Yeah. Please do let me know what is found. My wifeís car goes out of powertrain warranty in November.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-27-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,663
Posted By ReadTheBook
This is true, but my A119 has been a trooper...

This is true, but my A119 has been a trooper through a few CA summers of sunshade use. I find I don't use the sunshade as much in the cooler weather at all.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-27-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 65,016
Posted By ReadTheBook
This is the scariest part to me. I QA test for a...

This is the scariest part to me. I QA test for a living. This is every engineer's worst nightmare.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 06-27-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By ReadTheBook
So this that video you linked is my video of my...

So this that video you linked is my video of my wife's car. The dealership, on two separate occasions has said that noise is due to the secondary air system. I don't know that I buy it, but the car...
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