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  1. Thread: EV Thread

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    Yup no argument there

    Yup no argument there
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    Fossil fuel subsidies PER YEAR ...

    Fossil fuel subsidies PER YEAR https://www.nrdc.org/experts/danielle-droitsch/time-us-end-fossil-fuel-subsidies there are other links

    26 billion Per Year in the USA for all fossil fuel...
  3. Thread: EV Thread

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    You don't want to go there I'm thinking, with...

    You don't want to go there I'm thinking, with something like $7.6 billion in fossil fuel subsidies paid by us taxpayers .. now there's a free ride.. Some people don't want to know that ..
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    My sister did that to my mom's station wagon when...

    My sister did that to my mom's station wagon when she was about 3 .. car was off, she got it into neutral and rolled it down the driveway a bit and hit the garage. Dad none to pleased with mom for...
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    Indeed, I would place money on the inexperienced...

    Indeed, I would place money on the inexperienced tuning and other tweaking done to the car.. I do not know for sure but believe the broken head stud was result of swapping turbos. I also do not...
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    Oh yeah for sure - my theory, among other WAGs,...

    Oh yeah for sure - my theory, among other WAGs, is that the tune, with the changed turbo + novice DYI tinkering, conspired to :

    - run car lean
    - not detect car running lean
    - tune hiding fault...
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    Update: finally car towed to local dealer where...

    Update: finally car towed to local dealer where they did a compression test (vs leak test that had been suggested to me by an x Audi tech) - cylinder 3 has 0 compression, not really a surprise since...
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    @jack you have any spare ECUs sitting around?...

    @jack you have any spare ECUs sitting around? What's the odds the car would damage a stock ECU used for testing?
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    Agree on the tuning.. rodent thing is...

    Agree on the tuning.. rodent thing is interesting but the car is garaged and there is a cat :) FWIW

    I'd like the owner to do the basic ground confirmation first, then on to the rest of the...
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    Actually I'm not sure on the above; it was a used...

    Actually I'm not sure on the above; it was a used car when the current owner got it..



    Well the car has been modded: intake, some tuning software of which I am not personally familiar.. @Jef...
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    Jack, nope it's not. No further tests yet as it's...

    Jack, nope it's not. No further tests yet as it's not my car and trying to help out a friend. I'll report back what I learn, the car may have been towed to a local shop after I left..

    Does an...
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    2012 GTi throwing loads of codes

    A friends GTi came back (from the dealer) after a major service - head replacement due to sheered off exhaust manifold bolt. Car was fine for 3k miles then cylinder #3 spark plug is melted, replaced...
  13. I'm pretty sure it's the switch in the upper...

    I'm pretty sure it's the switch in the upper windshield area, it was problematic before (thought top was open when not) .. so when that arrives, more surgery fun
  14. You make it sound so easy ;)

    You make it sound so easy ;)
  15. Is this car supposed to eat me alive? It...

    Is this car supposed to eat me alive? It triggers the light on the dash so I think the switch must be alive and though it means nada, the switch was fine before the great module replacement saga..
  16. all clear, some junk related to the battery...

    all clear, some junk related to the battery disconnected in the alarm, nada else
  17. Related? Dry today - tried top but no joy I...

    Related? Dry today - tried top but no joy

    I know the switch is knackered, it is jammed into always closed position but when I click the up/down button the light on the dash goes on. Switch was...
  18. Unfortunately no... I have to get the 2nd key...

    Unfortunately no...

    I have to get the 2nd key (it's not with me right now) then I can try the coding stuff... since it's a new module, no clearing should be needed right?
  19. Happy Days I ordered a new module from an Audi...

    Happy Days

    I ordered a new module from an Audi dealer in Atlanta - cheapest I could find new and I ordered it Friday and it is in the car now and everything works though still need to code the...
  20. Thread: EV Thread

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    True enough... but has any one looked at Ford...

    True enough... but has any one looked at Ford lately? At least it's up a tad..
  21. Uwe - very close indeed! My car was red and the...

    Uwe - very close indeed! My car was red and the camshaft did break, a clean one, right at one lob and the car was trapped in NJ for 30 days (1 less than 31 day lemon law or some such).

    They did...
  22. Welp the board looks bad.. ...

    Welp the board looks bad..

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4830/31156251597_58418e55f8_k.jpg

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4868/44279111170_fb7efc7c50_k.jpg

    Car looks pretty good though,...
  23. Hey Jack, PM sent I have to wonder WTF Audi...

    Hey Jack, PM sent

    I have to wonder WTF Audi was thinking when they put that in there - yikes, roll hoop in the way, etc and it's wet in there - yuck
  24. Funny I just found that video, it's d@mn cramped...

    Funny I just found that video, it's d@mn cramped back there with the rollbar..




    I put my hand back in there and the control module is damp, as are all the wires.. What a lame engineering...
  25. I think Uwe is right, sadly ...

    I think Uwe is right, sadly

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4884/46065930931_c4c1a33d79_b.jpg[

    Time to figure out how to open the trunk, etc to be able to put gas in the darn thing! etc...
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