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    Looking into the group buy from Wizard also if it...

    Looking into the group buy from Wizard also if it happens. He was saying around $800 which would be much cheaper. Damn the OEM price has gone up. I was looking 4 years ago and it was $950...
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    Yea it's a bit of an odd one. Funny, I got in the...

    Yea it's a bit of an odd one. Funny, I got in the habit of never taking mine out in the wet and moved into garage collector mode, but got a new office and my truck was a pain to park down there so...
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    Ah, I should have mentioned I've always had the...

    Ah, I should have mentioned I've always had the center diff "grind grumble" when turning full lock or close to it on dry or wet pavement. I've heard it's fairly typical, varies some but tires could...
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    Stiff center dif?

    So maybe an issue, maybe not. Never noticed this before, started to park in a city garage with multiple levels, and when my tires are wet the car jumps and skips roughly around the corners going up...
  5. Why is the motor trans getting pulled, none of...

    Why is the motor trans getting pulled, none of that maintenance requires it?

    Also to do; Bufkin oil-coolant pipe, cam adjust pads (crack over time, not just mileage), cam seals. List of stuff on...
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    Thanks for the confirmation. My car must sit just...

    Thanks for the confirmation. My car must sit just low enough to rub due to the Koni yellow struts. I measured the new 4S and it's actually exactly to spec, 10.4 inches wide. I think once I grind the...
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    Cool, thanks. I can see how that nub point sticks...

    Cool, thanks. I can see how that nub point sticks out and is probably fine to grind down a bit, still not the biggest fan of doing it but seems fine.
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    I'm going to get into the shop Friday to measure...

    I'm going to get into the shop Friday to measure the tires, but here's a thread from a Beamer forum (I know, I know...) discussing the same thing. The 4S is a bulkier tire per the same measurements,...
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    If Muggy wants to put a list together, I'll add...

    If Muggy wants to put a list together, I'll add it to the maintenance section on my website. Cheers
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    So how much does one grind that nub off the front...

    So how much does one grind that nub off the front upper control arm?

    Also interesting, looking at the PSS 255/35/19 that MrDave posted photos of on a 9.5 wide rim, those are really stretched. The...
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    Well I'm a bit late to the party, but went to...

    Well I'm a bit late to the party, but went to install this same (almost see below) setup today and serious rubbing. All I can figure is the Sport 4S tire is much bulkier than the PSS. Going with 10mm...
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    Clearly, get the kid an A4 and keep the RS6 as...

    Clearly, get the kid an A4 and keep the RS6 as your weekend driver. :incar:
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    Been happy with the Koni yellow sport struts and...

    Been happy with the Koni yellow sport struts and stock springs combo for years. That said, going with Bilstein PSS9 soon, seems to be the best comfort/performance fully adjustable coilover on the...
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    The Koni Yellow struts work amazingly well with...

    The Koni Yellow struts work amazingly well with the stock springs, decent ride height also. If I do go coilovers it will be the Billstein PSS9 as they are reviewed for great comfort/performance for...
  15. Damn you guys and your fancy VW's :lovl: ...

    Damn you guys and your fancy VW's :lovl:

    Really nice selection of cars, and I can see why you would move to a more nimble drive, plus they look outstanding.

    Maybe it's time for me to get one...
  16. My mechanic was plenty happy with the Blauparts...

    My mechanic was plenty happy with the Blauparts kit mentioned. Here are a few more tidbits from my site. I'd check all the Audi forums to see who does good work on the B5, C5 platforms.
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    Drove a 2017 S6 recently, was not that impressed....

    Drove a 2017 S6 recently, was not that impressed. Of course the newer seats, interior, and some of the tech was great, and it looks fairly sporty with those flashy headlights. But the driving feel...
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    Dang Nene, really nice, one of the cleanest...

    Dang Nene, really nice, one of the cleanest beasts out there! Thanks for sharing and the great pics, always encouraging to see other owners caring for their car so well.

    I've been tempted the...
  19. Pm'd, thank you sir!

    Pm'd, thank you sir!
  20. How much for the mint OEM one? Thanks

    How much for the mint OEM one? Thanks
  21. Very nice, might have to get one myself. The...

    Very nice, might have to get one myself. The seller has some great options and the work looks top notch!
  22. That pad doesn't look horrible really, but it's...

    That pad doesn't look horrible really, but it's go wear for sure. Maybe your car has experienced lower operating temps. Mine, and many others, have failed in the last few years due to age, temp, and...
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    From what I've read and heard others talk about I...

    From what I've read and heard others talk about I would go with the AMD rebuild as they are taking more steps than others, along with having a very good technical reputation. They have acquired the...
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    AMD in Seattle, WA. They are saying their auto...

    AMD in Seattle, WA. They are saying their auto rebuild can handle 600/600. I'll be having them do my next one if needed. There are other shops that can do improved rebuilds with better clutch plates...
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    The fluid level test is easy with VAGCOM, have...

    The fluid level test is easy with VAGCOM, have them double check. I've found I needed a half quart or so after all fluids settle, into a new trans that is.

    I would assume, but just my bias, that...
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