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Old 03-17-2019, 01:48 AM   #1
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Where to start to increase knowledge?

since joining the forum Iíve found it interesting seeing all the different mods or versatility of the golf platform and I want to get more involved or learn more about the maintenance of my Golf. I know how to change the oil but want to start doing more especially since my warranty is up in like a week and Iíll likely keep it past the lease. So pretty much whereís a good place to start maybe good channels to watch on YouTube or something. Appreciate the advice, ciao
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Old 03-17-2019, 02:34 AM   #2
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Deutsche Auto makes many how to videos. Good place to start.
Google MK7 + (any subject of interest) and there will likely be many videos on subject.

What are you interested in?

The other option is to read a lot on the Forum.
Over time you will learn about options you want.
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Old 03-17-2019, 03:50 AM   #3
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Old 03-17-2019, 11:08 AM   #4
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Fro modding your car, how about starting with checking out what others did and why they did it?
Check out Member Car Journals section.
Sandman GTI, who commented above, has clean build,

https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6100

Other member named, Quebster has one crazy build going,

https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6100

other notable builds are done by member named eventhorizon and navindrair

https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43731
https://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47754

Some has how do's and what kind trouble they faced and solved.
They are all long tread but on first page they have list of what they did, part used.
So, it will take long time to go through.
But you will gain a lot on what can be done and find the area you want to work on and make yours.

Happy modding.

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Old 03-17-2019, 11:13 AM   #5
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Oh, and I follow below on youtube.

Humblemechanic and Deutsche Auto Parts (a.k.a shopdap.com).

Both revolve around VW and Audi topics.

For general topics,

Chrisfix is good place to start.

I stop following Scotty Killmer nowadays.
And do a search on YouTube on any specific jobs you want to do.
There are many videos.
For example if you search, oil change on VW MK7, you will get many videos.
Also, when you are looking for performance parts, many have a link to how to install them.
So, depending on how confident you are with your skill, you can try to install it.

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Old 03-17-2019, 11:44 PM   #6
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since joining the forum Iíve found it interesting seeing all the different mods or versatility of the golf platform and I want to get more involved or learn more about the maintenance of my Golf. I know how to change the oil but want to start doing more especially since my warranty is up in like a week and Iíll likely keep it past the lease. So pretty much whereís a good place to start maybe good channels to watch on YouTube or something. Appreciate the advice, ciao
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