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Offline schattenblau

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7080 on: June 17, 2017, 08:42:53 pm »
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7081 on: June 18, 2017, 08:12:25 pm »
Nice one Ash! Which carwill it be going on?

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06 NZ B7 RS4 Avus Silver, 01 NZ B5 RS4 Avus Silver, 93 NZ VR6 <Manual> 3dr, Renault Megane R26 liquid yellow
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MK2 VR6, MK5 GTI, MK5 R32, 8L S3 Imola, MK4 Golf V6 4motion, Polo GTI, 2x MK3 VR6, D2 S8 Imola, B5 S4 Avant Imola, 03 NZ R32 Deep Blue Pearl, 06 MK5 R32 Reflex Silver

Offline DAPPR

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7082 on: July 08, 2017, 03:33:55 pm »
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7083 on: July 10, 2017, 08:05:55 am »
I like the look of this!   :)
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Offline DAPPR

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7084 on: July 22, 2017, 03:41:55 pm »
Thanks :)

A few more?




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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7085 on: July 24, 2017, 09:18:42 am »
This is looking fresh. How is that CTS intake treating you?
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7086 on: July 24, 2017, 02:18:51 pm »
Spent about 12 hours detailing over 3 days on my GTI

Washing every inch, claybarring the paint and glass, polishing the paint and headlamps and applying ceramic long term protection coatings to the paint, trim and glass exterior, washed the interior seats and carpet, gave it a good vacuum and applied some interior protectants after cleaning

Paint looks much darker and a bit more shiny now too, the ceramic coatings are amazing - water beading is fantastic and makes it so easy for the car to "self clean"

All the performance mods I wanted are now done and the exterior is protected and looks amazing, last couple touches I may add are the badges - I'm thinking of blacking out the two VW badges and replacing the GTI badges with red ones - whats the best way to black out the badges?

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7087 on: July 24, 2017, 10:50:57 pm »
I found and removed a wad of about 20 thin plastic bags off the engine, like supermarket bags, which a rat had dragged in from somewhere and built a nest between the motor and radiator. I saw a rat run away from the car when I backed out of the garage several days ago, but thought little of it "Will ya look at that, there goes a rat" then chucked rat poison through the garage and main house. Then yesterday 20 km fom home when I started the car up a rat ran from under my car again, and beelined to a nearby parked car and disappeared up into it via a front wheel. Twice didn't seem much like a coincidence, so I looked under the bonnet and found all the plastic wadding it had brought in. I feared finding a whole lot of plastic and rubber gnawed up but so far all seems ok.

Offline DAPPR

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7088 on: July 25, 2017, 02:30:53 pm »
This is looking fresh. How is that CTS intake treating you?
Thanks, very happy with it.
Sounds fantastic haha

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7089 on: July 25, 2017, 06:30:37 pm »
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7090 on: July 25, 2017, 07:41:46 pm »
I found and removed a wad of about 20 thin plastic bags off the engine, like supermarket bags, which a rat had dragged in from somewhere and built a nest between the motor and radiator. I saw a rat run away from the car when I backed out of the garage several days ago, but thought little of it "Will ya look at that, there goes a rat" then chucked rat poison through the garage and main house. Then yesterday 20 km fom home when I started the car up a rat ran from under my car again, and beelined to a nearby parked car and disappeared up into it via a front wheel. Twice didn't seem much like a coincidence, so I looked under the bonnet and found all the plastic wadding it had brought in. I feared finding a whole lot of plastic and rubber gnawed up but so far all seems ok.

What is it about rats and old quattros?  (presume this was the UR as it was in a garage?) :)

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7091 on: July 25, 2017, 10:52:01 pm »
Yep, the one you did the cambelt on, Wilco. I suppose this run of rubbish weather and parking the car warm recently has enticed the rat into the engine bay.  In any case it doesn't appear brand loyal, and it jumped straight from a euro into a jap. At least it's 20km away now, I expect, trying to figure what on earth happened.

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7092 on: July 26, 2017, 02:07:16 pm »
what's the homing instinct of rats like ?   :laugh:

had a quick blast back from welly late last night.
from shannon i was followed by a car with xenons, it was happy to keep pace.
back in palmy saw it was a silver mk5 r32.

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7093 on: July 26, 2017, 06:37:11 pm »
what's the homing instinct of rats like ?   :laugh:

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I don't know, but thanks for that thought...!

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7094 on: August 01, 2017, 08:16:53 pm »
 all the ice at 5am


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Offline The Red Warrior

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7095 on: October 01, 2017, 01:40:27 pm »
Well, not today. More like a couple months ago. But since Photogate I hadn't got round to posting it.
Changed one of my Mk5 keys to the Mk7 style keys. I bought all the parts to do both my keys, but it is noticeably bigger, so thought I'd just try one for the time being. I'm still using it and am used to it now but don't see any reason to do the other key. The harder part to get used to is that the key blade is a quarter turn different to the original meaning that to turn on the ignition didn't feel natural, but again I'm used to it now.


Offline kiwihigh

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7096 on: October 03, 2017, 01:23:39 pm »
Tested the Amarok wheel articulation.


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Offline FFS

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7097 on: October 03, 2017, 11:54:57 pm »
Got a digital dash instrument cluster from the UK, arrived yesterday, for my daughters urq. She's a good girl, has been working hard at her first job and putting money aside each week into her "Audi" account, to save the funds to get the car back on the road. Mind you, the account was half-slaughtered from the digidash purchase alone! The saving continues.

The digidash was missing the bulb for the ABS light so I went to Hamilton today and got a replacement and a spare (that part was my shout).

And I did nothing to my VAG today, but a couple of weeks ago took it for a day run to Mt Ruapehu.

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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7098 on: October 04, 2017, 09:14:36 am »
is that a first car or did she upgrade? nice car
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Re: What did you do to your VAG today?
« Reply #7099 on: October 04, 2017, 04:50:19 pm »
Machine polished every square inch of her 8)