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Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Today, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,326
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Posted By Strange Mud
my 2017 GTI makes numerous noises when walking...

my 2017 GTI makes numerous noises when walking up to it and closing doors etc. pressure doesn't sound right as culprite...windows down and stick head in to try and isolate.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Today, 11:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,126
Posted By Strange Mud
idk about your cars math but many folks that have...

idk about your cars math but many folks that have checked it's math have found it to be exaggerated. I still am impressed by what I get.



mine exaggerates by 5-7% or around 2+ mpg
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Strange Mud
i wonder if the antifreeze smell is the...

i wonder if the antifreeze smell is the windshield washer....VW's has a strong smell.
Forum: Ordering | Pricing | PR Material Discussions Yesterday, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By Strange Mud
much has changed with the internet.....consumers...

much has changed with the internet.....consumers are way more informed and it's easier to get prices from multiple dealers.


I did change easy to easier....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-13-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,126
Posted By Strange Mud
not anymore of a derail than normal. I got OBD11...

not anymore of a derail than normal. I got OBD11 and used it to adjust my cars mpg readings. I was kinda surprised when you make the change it instantly changes it over all three modes. I did a...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-13-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15,035
Views: 2,695,724
Posted By Strange Mud
got my OBDeleven in the mail....spent time...

got my OBDeleven in the mail....spent time learning it on Sunday. Did a few mods with it. There is a learning curve but lots of on-line help.


fun fact: In the box with it (from ECS Tuning)...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-13-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,126
Posted By Strange Mud
unless their definition of spiritedly is...

unless their definition of spiritedly is incorrect. I drive mine fast occasionally but not enough to adversely affect mpg over a tank
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-12-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,124
Posted By Strange Mud
my pervious car is a van with no...

my pervious car is a van with no windows...........


duct tape, tarp, and starting fluid. "Does this rag smell like Ether?"
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-12-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,126
Posted By Strange Mud
so I just got my obd11. I know it's somewhat of...

so I just got my obd11. I know it's somewhat of a derail but I have tried adjusting the cars math on mpg. It tended to overstate mpg by 2 or so. We'll see how the correction goes. I spent a few...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-12-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,985
Posted By Strange Mud
depending on where you live...in NA it's not dual...

depending on where you live...in NA it's not dual port


correct me if wrong
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-12-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,126
Posted By Strange Mud
I read a bit on the usa tests.....the...

I read a bit on the usa tests.....the acceleration is real slow. I do know they are supposed to follow certain parameters. I can't imagine VW gaming the system, can you?! ;)


poor impulse...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-12-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,126
Posted By Strange Mud
he's right...epa is 24 city 34 hwy with a...

he's right...epa is 24 city 34 hwy with a combined of 28. I don't get close to that......


I get 35 combined.


;)
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-11-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,807
Posted By Strange Mud
I agree with Adam on this. in order of...

I agree with Adam on this.


in order of importance:


Consumers (aka Sheeple)
EPA
Enthusiasts
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-10-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,821
Posted By Strange Mud
I find the front emblem on my 2017 just a bit too...

I find the front emblem on my 2017 just a bit too in your face....the size and shiny are more than I like. Hopefully we'll have a secret santa again this year
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,807
Posted By Strange Mud
I assume it's time to mention real men like to...

I assume it's time to mention real men like to play with shafts and knobs.....


too soon?


folks, make your choice but if you only want MT's your days of new cars will probably come to an...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,807
Posted By Strange Mud
20-21mpg = 5%...not enough to change my mind but...

20-21mpg = 5%...not enough to change my mind but 5% raise would be sweet.


I see MT's as becoming obsolete (or <1%) in my lifetime and I'm older than avg.


I did smile at the don't need an...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,807
Posted By Strange Mud
the only example I know was my Mustang (V6 2012)...

the only example I know was my Mustang (V6 2012) it was 29 hwy MT and 31 AT. It wouldn't shock me if there were more examples
Forum: Ordering | Pricing | PR Material Discussions 08-09-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 366,703
Posted By Strange Mud
prob 0 disc on R....in case you don't know I...

prob 0 disc on R....in case you don't know I would go with bigger discount and their financing, just make sure there is no pre-payment penalty (or understand what it is). then just refinance/payoff.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,985
Posted By Strange Mud
guilt by association.....:)

guilt by association.....:)
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,807
Posted By Strange Mud
fixed that for ya!

fixed that for ya!
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,807
Posted By Strange Mud
agree with brad...."track use only" It will be...

agree with brad...."track use only" It will be like owning a horse...yeah you can ride it on the street but it'll be such a hassle it won't be worth it for the majority. Not believing I'll live to...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Strange Mud
so I went to Wmart this AM I rarely go but...

so I went to Wmart this AM I rarely go but price/just down street from work and most important my gift card. 5:30 in the morning so it's quick in & out. Everything was great till I got to work and...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Strange Mud
OBDeleven Pro from ECS: ...

OBDeleven Pro from ECS:


https://www.ebay.com/itm/OBDeleven-OBDeleven-PRO-Scan-Tool-024871OBD01-/232696921308

at this date reg price of $80


good idea for thread! would you want these...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-09-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Strange Mud
not unless 1-5 is Palm Beach and 5-10 is Orl. ...

not unless 1-5 is Palm Beach and 5-10 is Orl. Isn't there a seek/reset button? ie erasing them and restarting.


2 bad suggestions I fear.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 08-08-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,807
Posted By Strange Mud
mt is not always more mpg esp today. the car can...

mt is not always more mpg esp today. the car can shift faster and with more and more gears in today's transmissions the car doesn't mind shifting 10 tomes when going from 0-60...many consumers don't...
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