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  1. stilletto

    stilletto Well-Known Member

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    Oil Pressure.


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  2. stilletto

    stilletto Well-Known Member

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    New IE Intake Installed! ..about time.
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    That looks amazing!! :love:
     
  4. stilletto

    stilletto Well-Known Member

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    @sauvagemedia

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    Looking sexy!
     
  6. stilletto

    stilletto Well-Known Member

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    Dealing with consistent Suspension Faults lately.
    Stupid Mag Ride requires an EDC Delete when replacing the factory suspension. I’ve got the, apparently crappy, KW Setup and it was fine for a bit but is now acting up. On top of having to trick the car with, what are essentially, overpriced resistors I’m now dealing with Leveling Sensor issues. Apparently if the car is too low it will screw with the Auto-Leveling Headlamps. I TRIED unhooking the Leveling Arms from the Control Arms and zip tying them into a neutral position but it ain’t working. I MIGHT be able to swap to another, more expensive but more reliable, kit and attempt a calibration at the dealership but it’s like a $500-600 gamble. Stuff like this really upsets me because of how over engineered everything is.


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    Damn, that sucks brother. Hopefully you can find a way to make everything play nice
     
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    Wow! :( Sorry Stilletto
     
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    sunofwolf Well-Known Member

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    maybe it doesn't work ever, replace it with something that works.:excited::hatsoff::paper:
     
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    r18-power Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear that man! Definitely an inconvenience and you’re right over engineering. Honestly everything in these Audi’s are over engineered, I’ve seen people get a CEL or error code for an interior bulb :hyper:
     
  11. stilletto

    stilletto Well-Known Member

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    Slowly learning to ignore the Suspension Fault. It honestly isn’t that big of a deal, I just don’t like seeing stuff on the dash. Only thing it does it prevent you from turning Traction Control off, but I can always cycle the ignition before running a quarter mile if need be.


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  12. bootyluvr
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    Yeah I couldn't deal with lights on the dash.
     
  13. stilletto

    stilletto Well-Known Member

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    Boredom means disassembling half the car.
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  14. ron v
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    It’s good to learn about and know ur car like that though. Keep going. Pull the engine out. Then put it back in.lol
     
  15. stilletto

    stilletto Well-Known Member

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    No way! Haha! Just getting everything ready for the turbo swap and battery relocation. ..and headlight restoration. ..and intercooler upgrade. Ugh..


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    Progress is progress brotha! Just one step at a time and before you know it, you'll be enjoying your hard work.
     

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