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    Sticky: I drove right out of my warranty 😟 time for...

    I drove right out of my warranty 😟 time for modifications. I will add pics to my garage as I add. Exhaust is coming as soonish.
  2. I'll wager 2300$

    I'll wager 2300$
  3. I appreciate the feature set of that solution,...

    I appreciate the feature set of that solution, however, I think something capable of enjoyable sound reproduction would suit me better. I have another sub, head unit and amplifier at my other house....
  4. Sure is... It even has a push button start and...

    Sure is... It even has a push button start and starts every time.
    I just wish it had a stereo. I'm sure it was removed for weight reduction.
    I really bought it so I can take measurements for a...
  5. Nemo :: 1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL (Garage entry)

    Nemo :: 1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL (Garage entry) (2021-08-10 17:51:40)
  6. You got lucky with where it dented the oil pan....

    You got lucky with where it dented the oil pan. It missed the sump by 4-6 inches. To replace the axle and the oil pan yourself it would cost less than $500. If there is nobody damage then have the...
  7. My 2015 DE weighed in at exactly 2040lbs empty...

    My 2015 DE weighed in at exactly 2040lbs empty save for the stereo modifications. I will be sure to upload those once I wrap the sub panel on the hatch. Now I don't feel bad about the weight I've...
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    Southern AZ, USA Mirage meet up?

    I have migrated to southern AZ and have seen quite a few mirages south of Tucson, AZ.

    This thread is intended to see if anyone in this area is on the forum and wants to meet up. I am open to any...
  9. I personally would not recommend 2-way car...

    I personally would not recommend 2-way car speakers. I would spend the little bit extra for a component set with separate tweeters.

    I currently have a cheap Polk Audio sub that has handled my...
  10. O'reilly Auto parts in TX lists the drums for 35$...

    O'reilly Auto parts in TX lists the drums for 35$ plus tax...


    They just don't include the studs, ABS ring or the wheel bearing...
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    Sounds like he isn't rev-matching to engage 1st....

    Sounds like he isn't rev-matching to engage 1st. I would just take the acceleration penalty of 2nd gear in those situations.

    One other thing I have notice with the manual shifter is that the...
  12. I am not going to lie. I am surprised that my...

    I am not going to lie. I am surprised that my clutch and transmission are still functional. I redline my car at least 3 times daily and force some shifts. My car has always stuttered when reversing...
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    If you don't already have a good shielded set of...

    If you don't already have a good shielded set of RCA cables then I would start with replacing the ones you have. As stated earlier, they can act as an antenna and the analogue audio signal can pick...
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    I was looking at page 30 of the PDF manual from...

    I was looking at page 30 of the PDF manual from Kenwood's website under the "X'over" heading. it refernces levels from -8 to 0. After seeing the pictures of your sound deadening install and the...
  15. If i could stomach the idea of car payments again...

    If i could stomach the idea of car payments again I would buy that exact car. My 2015 DE is starting to feel a little bit tired, however, I am only 7k miles away from going crazy with out of warranty...
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    I have no complaints about your grounds. It...

    I have no complaints about your grounds. It sounds like they are solid. After looking through the manual for the receiver my only other thoughts are possibly the gain settings for the High pass...
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    Where did you ground the amplifier? Also, what is...

    Where did you ground the amplifier? Also, what is your audio source, bluetooth or a flash drive? I know when I useb a bluetooth dongle connected to my aux port on the base stereo that I would get...
  18. Don't forget to check the clearance shelves in...

    Don't forget to check the clearance shelves in the automotive service area. I found a Sony XAV-AX100 head unit for 75$ on clearance at my local Walmart as well as a 35$ Dual brand marine radio with...
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    You may end up punching your radio screen or your...

    You may end up punching your radio screen or your passengers.
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    Some models of beetle for that generation used...

    Some models of beetle for that generation used the same springs as the jetta mark 3 which are longer. I don't remember which trim of beetle I pulled mine from, but that is why I posted the photos of...
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    Dumb question here... Did you set the parking...

    Dumb question here... Did you set the parking brake? I am guilty of doing it once.. forgot to release it after chocking the wheels..
  22. These little engines can handle alot of abuse...

    These little engines can handle alot of abuse with regular maintenance. Mine gets redlined almost daily because of the Texas freeway speeds and short ramps. Driving at 70mph all day at around 3500rpm...
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    Welcome to the forum. Great color choice. I am...

    Welcome to the forum. Great color choice. I am guessing you have a manual by the planned engine swap... It would be an absolute riot with that much power.
  24. Thread: 43 mpg

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    The Outlander GT has terrible rear suspension for...

    The Outlander GT has terrible rear suspension for towing anything over 2000lbs sadly. It will pull it, but it does a terrible job and fuel economy drops from well below it's rated 28mpg to an abysmal...
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