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  1. Thread: EV Thread

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    Coming from a TDI where we vent the tank and fill...

    Coming from a TDI where we vent the tank and fill them all the way up the filler neck and don't think twice about it... that's got to be one of the most annoying things about battery powered...
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    Giving a single entity much more massive...

    Giving a single entity much more massive bargaining power (such as a single payer government system) is definitely something I'd like to see.

    Firstly, that makes it much easier to get drug prices...
  3. How does one get higher particulate emissions...

    How does one get higher particulate emissions WITH a DPF? Especially when compared to filter-less direct injected gas engines which are well-known to be soot emitters. Visibly so. I see it all the...
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    Andrew Yang is an interesting one to listen to...

    Andrew Yang is an interesting one to listen to talk and defend his version of Universal Basic Income, or what he calls a "Freedom Dividend." Clever bit of re-wording there.

    He's actually brave...
  5. 2015 NMS Passat ESP OFF button retrofit

    I had a customer request retrofitting of parking sensors, fancy Chinese headlights and an ESP off button on his 2015 Passat TDI SE (with a manual, no less) last week. Got it all done. Only real...
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    Whole lotta data bus codes. Something on the...

    Whole lotta data bus codes.

    Something on the bus crashing communication perhaps? Time to start unplugging modules until the CAN bus is happy again?

    Also, the key code might just be a low...
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    Yess!! Another Big 10 fan. Kind of funny, that...

    Yess!! Another Big 10 fan.

    Kind of funny, that one game I went to (must have been 2006 or 7) was a home game against Penn State. Old Joe Pa vs. Lloyd Carr game.

    Post Joe and Sandusky scandal,...
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    College football!

    For whatever reason, college football has become a guilty pleasure of mine.

    I know, it's not the pros. But for some reason it's more interesting.

    Maybe it's part history (been playing the game...
  9. Thread: EV Thread

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    Hah, I'm totally going to use that some day. ...

    Hah, I'm totally going to use that some day.

    Pretty much summed up my long ass post right there.

    For the racing world, I don't see battery electric coming close to truly displacing what liquid...
  10. Poll: Google employees definitely have a left-leaning...

    Google employees definitely have a left-leaning bias, and that sometimes does show up with their results. The entire region they (and I--for the moment) live in is super far out there left. Kind of...
  11. Thread: EV Thread

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    Here's a twist on this discussion. I attended the...

    Here's a twist on this discussion. I attended the Indy 500 this year, and my buddy who lives in Speedway and offered his usual "Hoosier hospitality," he's a big racing nerd and very encyclopedic...
  12. Hello--and an automated readiness setting tip

    Hi all, long time lurker (and VCDS user--on my second Hex-CAN USB cable) and decided to finally participate and contribute some.

    I started working on VWs on the side, full time gig being an...
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    No sooner do I say that, but I actually get a...

    No sooner do I say that, but I actually get a coding change to accept. Unfortunately, ESP, ABS etc lights are still on and code still stored for incorrect coding and check ECM for codes.

    In case...
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    Been slowly picking away at an ALH swap into a...

    Been slowly picking away at an ALH swap into a Eurovan myself.

    First off, there are 3 wires to the Eurovan instrument cluster from the ABS module that the Mk4 cluster has no provision for. The ABS...
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