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      12-09-2013, 12:39 PM   #507
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Why don't you just use a translation service? Don't be such a non-english hater; the first "w" in "www" stands for "World" in case you didn't know.

not a hater, its just odd that its an all English thread and then , BOOOM french

my 1st language is not English so chill
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      12-11-2013, 11:22 PM   #508
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Why don't you just use a translation service? Don't be such a non-english hater; the first "w" in "www" stands for "World" in case you didn't know.


Thats about right! If somebody starts to speak in french, I'll speak french, otherwise, I'll speak in english...

If you aint fortunate enough to speak a specific language, google translate is there fir you :
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      12-12-2013, 12:26 PM   #509
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Thats about right! If somebody starts to speak in french, I'll speak french, otherwise, I'll speak in english...
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      12-13-2013, 02:13 AM   #510
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After upgrading VGSG module got Christmas tree of error lights and RWD. Car seemed to shift and pulling up rpms muuuch smoother.
But of course ABS/DSC went down and it's quite unsafe on snowy roads, so I coded VGSG and everything seems fine. But AWD again.
I have a suspicion that AWD eats tons of gas. On the short commutes, my car runs only 200 miles/tank. But on the highway it's up to 400. Could you guys post your mpg just for the reference?
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      12-13-2013, 09:45 AM   #511
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I'm doing 10L/100km (~23 MPG) and usually 75% highway / 25% city
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      12-13-2013, 04:22 PM   #512
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That's not bad.
By the way, I was thinking about ways to have "safe" switch to RWD. When I had my VGSG module unprogrammed, there were errors coming from engine, transmission and dsc. I was wondering if it would be possible to have a different "profile" for engine/tranny/dsc so they would be error free functional with AWD off.
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      12-14-2013, 12:33 PM   #513
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After upgrading VGSG module got Christmas tree of error lights and RWD. Car seemed to shift and pulling up rpms muuuch smoother.
But of course ABS/DSC went down and it's quite unsafe on snowy roads, so I coded VGSG and everything seems fine. But AWD again.
I have a suspicion that AWD eats tons of gas. On the short commutes, my car runs only 200 miles/tank. But on the highway it's up to 400. Could you guys post your mpg just for the reference?
I get well over 30MPG HWY and low-mid 20's combined HWY/town. I live up in the mountains in a small town so not much stop and go stuff.

Interesting about the VGSG module. Have not been following this thread lately.
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Has anyone tried coding the VGSG from

AWD - aktiv to nicht_aktiv??

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Has anyone tried coding the VGSG from

AWD - aktiv to nicht_aktiv??


did you even bother read the posts on this page?
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did you even bother read the posts on this page?
If you cannot see joke/sarcasm I apologize... it looked pretty obvious to me and then backed up by thumbs up guy just in case.

Next time.. two thumbs up guy it is.
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If you cannot see joke/sarcasm I apologize... it looked pretty obvious to me and then backed up by thumbs up guy just in case.

Next time.. two thumbs up guy it is.
Got it, sorry.
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Got it, sorry.
Haha totally giving you crap.

I really do hope to come back to this thread one day and someone has figured it out.
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After reading all 24 pages, not one person tried pulling the front drive shaft?

8 bolts
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jb4

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After reading all 24 pages, not one person tried pulling the front drive shaft?

8 bolts
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Yep! Nobody thought about doing it...

But it's kinda like asking for brain surgery when you have a headache
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      04-17-2014, 11:25 PM   #521
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After reading all 24 pages, not one person tried pulling the front drive shaft?

8 bolts
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no warnings
jb4

Done.
Confirmed no errors/issues?
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Confirmed no errors/issues?
Not a single issue
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Not a single issue
Oh yeah try a first gear launch now..
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Oh yeah try a first gear launch now..
Are you thinking it will break something? Because all you do is smolder the tires. Bang second and keep burning.

I need an excuse to get rid of these run flats!
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video or it didn't happen :P
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I got a 4x4 warning light today while getting a little sideways.. It stopped the fun and then went off another few hundred feet down the road.

There is still more testing to be done.
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as I said earlier, video or it didn't happen :P haha
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After reading all 24 pages, not one person tried pulling the front drive shaft?

8 bolts
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jb4

Done.
well that's quite interesting....
does this drastically improve fuel economy as well? if you have a stick shift you could probably see some very good mpgs
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