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  1. Andy

    2021 VW ID.4 1st Edition 77kW (USA spec)

    Ha, I plead the fifth!
  2. Andy

    2021 VW ID.4 1st Edition 77kW (USA spec)

    6 month update: Friday,17,September,2021,15:22:52:38124 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64 VCDS Version: 21.9.0.1 (x64) HEX-V2 CB: 0.4555.4 Data version: 20210824 DS330.0 www.Ross-Tech.com VIN: WVGDMPE24MP013223 License Plate: Chassis Type: E2-VWE3 (1EA)...
  3. Andy

    EV Thread

    No spoilers but I was quite unsurprised by the outcome:
  4. Andy

    EV Thread

    Is this doing it right? I have a Honda-engine generator (rated 6800/8500W) that I use to power my house during outages and I fired it up to blow out the cobwebs and get fresh fuel through the carb. While it was running, I figured why not try applying a load and to my amazement the ID.4 charger...
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    Random Videos

    I found this Ferrari flood title story to be amusing. We deal with VW/Audi versions of passenger occupant detection stuff all the time:
  6. Andy

    2021 VW ID 4 77kWh RWD Pro performance Max

    @massimo23 Ooh, the same cursed infotainment as the ID.4! @downtime Do you know the expression "The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence"? You should see the app we get in the US, called Car-Net. If you have an ICE car, it lets you see the lock status, remotely lock and...
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    2021 VW ID 4 77kWh RWD Pro performance Max

    @downtime sorry I missed your earlier question to me. The ID.4 has proved to be pretty efficient for the size of vehicle and I haven't had any real charging problems, between L1 at home and work, DCFC on road trips, etc. I have gotten used to some of the horrible ergonomic decisions but still...
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    2004 Jetta TDI (9M) 280K miles. New HEX-V2 cant connect to 01-Engine

    @Trifecta, you've got email.
  9. Andy

    EV Thread

    Popcorn: https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a36877585/ev-1000-11-electric-cars-long-distance-race/ FWIW, I just got back from a road trip nearly that long in my ID.4 and it was 896 mi, 56 mph, 15h56m driving, 2h35m charging, 3.0 mi/kWh, 296 kWh.
  10. Andy

    Secret identities of Ross-Tech employees?

    I was called "Art" by a customer on the phone. Methinks thou art confused, good sir!
  11. Andy

    2021 Taos 1.5 DNKA

    I noticed VCDS pausing on a specific measuring value in 75 that was N/A (starting with REM_ ) but it eventually completed. I sent Eric debugs today from a 2020 Tiguan that exhibited the same behavior, so he’s on the case. Why Jef is unable to talk to 75 at all, I don’t know but he should send...
  12. Andy

    2009 NAR GTI (MK5) - Security Code for Lighting Adaptation in Central Electronics Needed

    I am not aware of any Security Access used in this type of CECM.
  13. Andy

    ... it was funny to me....

  14. Andy

    Advice on weaponry

    Pronounced "Man Urine". An excellent shooter, I must say.
  15. Andy

    General Corona Virus Discussion

    It's been a while since I made one of these posts: The 14 day average for Montco is below 100 for the first time since early November. Interestingly the Spring 2020 and Spring 2020 peaks appear to be exactly the same week each year, April 16-20. As of today, PA reports that Montco has 221,883...
  16. Andy

    A4 B7 instrument cluster swap - old cluster completely dead

    A B7 is almost certaining an Immo w/challenge type, and would not be able to be swapped using VCDS: http://wiki.ross-tech.com/wiki/index.php/Immobilizer Feel free to post an AutoScan though.
  17. Andy

    2021 VW ID 4 77kWh RWD Pro performance Max

    Congrats on the new car, fellow ID.4 owner Internet thumbs up! :thumbs:
  18. Andy

    Audi a3 e-tron from usa can't crank

    From the writing on the green part: https://parts.audiusa.com/p/53059718/4J0973704.html "Drive Motor Inverter Connector"
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    Random Videos

    A while back while biking I met a guy with a Penny Farthing who made this look easy:
  20. Andy

    EV Thread

    Dunno if the normies are ready yet: https://www.motortrend.com/cars/honda/cr-v-hybrid/2021/2021-volkswagen-id4-vs-2021-honda-crv-hybrid-comparison-test-review/
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