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  1. 2.0T FSI / TSI Engines
    Check engine light was on, so I cleared it with my OBD-II gizmo. Didn't realize that I couldn't then immediately take it in for smog. Anyone know what it takes for all the "ready to test" flags to be reset? There should be some set of requirements, such as 3 minutes of idling, 5 minutes at 55...
  2. MKV GTI
    Hey, all you cali guys/gals, can my mkv pass smog with a catch can installed? I know it replaces the pcv valve, so i'm interested in if it will pass the sniffer test. I don't think the smog technician will notice the catch can, its kind of plain jane, stealth, original looking. I'll set my...
  3. MKIV GTI
    so i have a 2000 gti vr6 and i recently went to get a smogged [suicide] the dude at the smog place told me that the dyno could not get a reading because my rpm's were dropping to fast when he shifted??? i tried to get more out of him but he had nothing for me...what could be causing this? also...
  4. MKIV GTI
    In my last GTI, i changed the stereo, and when i got it smogged, the guy gave me crap for having a head unit in it, saying that it messes up the smog or something. Now in my 337, the CD and Casette player went out, so i really want to change th head unit... have you guys ever herd of such a...
  5. MKIV GTI
    I just want an exhaust that'l sound as good as my 1.8t is fast. That means "good, but not crazy loud and flamboyant". Any idea what I can do and still pass smog? I heard DP's are already out of the question >:( I already have a Spectre P5 intake [no heatshield] if that makes any difference. So...
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