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Ok, that fits the exhaust tips much better than the stock diffuser, That is perfect now (y)
 

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Looks like the perfect time to leave the car in the garage and knock out that steering wheel cover
 
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and I'm lazy right now.
 
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I lied Mook Mook, I rollled 5k on my way home last night after all! I did my maths wrong.

also, all 4 tires were low when I was about 5 miles from home. checked them all this morning, all were 7-9 PSI low.

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Got a letter with a crisp $1 bill inside from JD Powers for a survey on my GTI purchase experience. It took a little bit longer than I anticipated, and I'm DEFINATELY an outlier, as I knew EXACTLY which car I wanted (once I realized they sold the GTI in Cornflower Blue, I knew I was for me. There was no traditional car shopping that happened, it was all about finding one in stock, locally at the price I wanted to pay.
 
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Went into the city over the weekend for the a graffiti mural festival, an artist I follow on IG/YT (Kiptoe) was in town for this, so we went and checked it out.
Then we went to Pequods for lunch and on the way back tried to find more murals. Only got 1 other good spot for pics.

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First oil change at the dealership. I also mentioned squeaking from the sunroof that they determined was a loose panel/seat. The tech was trying to figure out what was loose and kept doing laps in the dealer parking lot to find it (which he did). Also, the new Taos can be had in Cornflower Blue as well.

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That is a bright SUV.
 

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My sunroof creaks and squeaks like fucking crazy. It’s so fucking annoying and literally have to have music or podcast playing at all times to drown it out.

I did recently buy some of this stuff that I still need to apply.
nextzett 91480615 'Gummi Pflege Stift' Rubber Care Stick - 3.4 fl. oz https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004B8GTQG/?tag=tcg21-20
 
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My sunroof creaks and squeaks like fucking crazy. It’s so fucking annoying and literally have to have music or podcast playing at all times to drown it out.

I did recently buy some of this stuff that I still need to apply.
nextzett 91480615 'Gummi Pflege Stift' Rubber Care Stick - 3.4 fl. oz https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004B8GTQG/?tag=tcg21-20

i thought it was my sunroof the whole time, turns out it was not
 

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i thought it was my sunroof the whole time, turns out it was not
My issue is the sunroof cause once I open it it’s gone. But my car is close to 30k miles and I’ve never cleaned or lubed the seals and my car roasts in the sun whenever I’m parked at work.
 
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Wife took my car to run errands (dog was at groomers and I was waiting for a call). Here’s a another cold start video.

 

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That you on orchard and galena road around 8:30 this morning? I saw some clown in a carbon steel gray gti with exhaust, black wheels, tinted tails, lowered etc driving like a jackass on my way home. Guy Almost got smoked by a garbage truck trying to fast and the furious around him.
 
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That you on orchard and galena road around 8:30 this morning? I saw some clown in a carbon steel gray gti with exhaust, black wheels, tinted tails, lowered etc driving like a jackass on my way home. Guy Almost got smoked by a garbage truck trying to fast and the furious around him.
Yup that was me!
 
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Got my bent winter wheel fixed a few weeks ago, so I spent some time today going over all the wheels with some extra Plastidip ShadowBlack.

went though 2 cans of dip on these today.

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How did u bend a wheel? Curb or pot hole ?
 
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How did u bend a wheel? Curb or pot hole ?

back in March wife and I went to the Van Gogh exhibit in the city and about a block or 2 from the venue I hit a pothole because I was not paying super attention.

This was when I still had the Jetta, about 2 weeks before getting the GTI. Guy I bought the wheels from had them on a 15/16 GTI.

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