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    Brake pad choice is down a lot to personal...

    Brake pad choice is down a lot to personal preference and sometimes you’ve got to try a few to find one that suits your needs/style. One type may work for one but not for another.
    My experience with...
  2. The shield is shaped to scoop air into the discs...

    The shield is shaped to scoop air into the discs so I’m not so sure there would be any benefit.
  3. Thread: Brake Setups

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    You won’t be warping the discs. It’ll be pad...

    You won’t be warping the discs. It’ll be pad deposits sticking to the discs causing the vibration when braking. You get excessive pas deposits sticking to the discs when the pads overheat. Over time...
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    Where are you located? There’s many reputable...

    Where are you located? There’s many reputable tuners for these vehicles all over the country.
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    With any keyless starting vehicle, once started,...

    With any keyless starting vehicle, once started, it will run without the key present until the ignition is switched off. This is so the vehicle doesn’t turn off unexpectedly potentially causing you...
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    I’ve polished my headlamps, far better than...

    I’ve polished my headlamps, far better than before but you won’t get that same finish that you’d see with a brand new unit.
    As for HID/Xenon conversions, it was a grey area with MOT’s when they...
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    You’ll never get a rim close enough to hit the...

    You’ll never get a rim close enough to hit the shock unless something gets bent or the wheel size is something silly.
    Rear camber arms shouldn’t come loose if tightened up correctly
  8. Thread: Spacers

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    You won’t find 3mm in hub centric as they’re too...

    You won’t find 3mm in hub centric as they’re too thin.
    The centre of the hub barely pokes out from the 3mm shim. However I ran 3mm shims in the past and didn’t have any issues.
  9. Yep I had mine done by royal steering wheels

    Yep I had mine done by royal steering wheels
  10. Car lives in a coastal area?

    Car lives in a coastal area?
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    New pads can feel a little soft before they’ve...

    New pads can feel a little soft before they’ve bed in. Along with the type of pads you’ve used and their quality.
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    There’s a wire to your headunit for illumination...

    There’s a wire to your headunit for illumination which will be linked to the side light circuit.
    I’d try disconnecting the headunit, recheck all fuses (either blown or missing) and see if the lights...
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    The steering arms need to be at an angle. If...

    The steering arms need to be at an angle. If they’re ‘level’ or ‘straight’ then you’ll get bump steer.


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    Scrap the inverted ends. They’ll probably create...

    Scrap the inverted ends. They’ll probably create more bump steer.
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    No refrigerant/gas pressure in the system...

    No refrigerant/gas pressure in the system prevents from the compressor switching on. You’ll need to check if it’s lost it’s gas since being refilled which will confirm you have a leak.
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    Not worth doing unless you know what you’re...

    Not worth doing unless you know what you’re doing.
    Also you’ll never get a decent map without using a rolling road. You’ll get the fuelling and ignition there about but you’ll be taking a guess with...
  17. Thread: Non GT FK8

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    Even on PCP you still need a car that’s got good...

    Even on PCP you still need a car that’s got good resale value so you stay in positive equity either mid or end of the term.
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    clutch replacement :-(

    Beat me to it.
    Oh and with genuine parts you’ll get some level of manufacturer's guarantee on the parts....
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    No gasket. Use Hondabond HT to seal the sump.

    No gasket. Use Hondabond HT to seal the sump.
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    They never last as long as genuine and still...

    They never last as long as genuine and still it’ll be a struggle to pass each year without getting the catalytic converter really hot.
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    Yes they are.

    Yes they are.
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    Rookie technician? Really? As an example, every...

    Rookie technician? Really? As an example, every AMG engine is hand built. Every single nut and bolt is done up with a tool that measures the torque. I don’t think rookies assemble them engines......
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    You should use a torque wrench whenever there’s a...

    You should use a torque wrench whenever there’s a specified torque for the nut/bolt.
    I use mine as much as possible. It’s not I don’t have any feel for it. But using a torque wrench you know it’s...
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    As far as I’m aware, there’s no limit to how many...

    As far as I’m aware, there’s no limit to how many launches you can do on any vehicles within the VW Audi group.
    However, if within your warranty period you had an issue with the gearbox, more...
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    Only time the ECU records data is when the fault...

    Only time the ECU records data is when the fault occurs. When a fault is logged, it also collects the date, time, and engine conditions (rpm, temperatures, air mass etc.) The ECU doesn’t record every...
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