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  1. MKIV GTI
    Sadly I totaled my old 1.8t last October. Looking for a new car I couldn't find anything better than another mk4. So much bang for the buck and good little cars. So I picked up another 1.8t same year. I got it for pretty cheap after having a mechanic inspect it and negotiating with the seller...
  2. MKV GTI
    So I have on '07, APR stage 1. I have had a CEL for an underboost code for a while now but the car has never gone into limp mode. Out of curiosity, I installed a boost gauge to see exactly how low I am and I max out at around 10 psi. I'm not hearing any weird sounds or anything, and the car...
  3. MKIV GTI
    I'm driving a 2001 GTI 1.8t with 105,000. Car drives very well after I changed the coil pack and plugs. The problem I'm having is when I startup my car to let it warm up (doesn't matter if it's cold or hot outside) it starts to smoke out of the exhaust. There is large amount of smoke and when I...
  4. MKV GTI
    my car has been running lean lately it seems like. i took it in to vw to see whats up and to get my cel checked out. they said my turbo had to be rebuilt or replaced because there was oil around it and on my o2 sensor. the tech said i also had to replace my vent valve because it was leaking oil...
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