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  1. You are right the hatch pipes are swaged out to an oval to which the chrome sleeves are fitted over.
  2. Yes, the clamp you can see is included.
  3. Took the plunge and purchased these from Aliexpress https://www.aliexpress.com/item/2PCS-Left-Right-63-101MM-DUAL-AKRAPOVIC-Exhaust-Tip-carbon-fiber-tail-tip-exhaust-pipe-tail/32815359189.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.5af04c4db7QHPc The only modification I asked them to do was make them 200mm long instead of 250mm which they were happy to do. 51mm in 76mm out, it's possible you could go to 89mm out but the top might rub on the splitter so I didn't want to risk it. Managed to get them fitted the other evening which was relatively straight forward, removed the rear splitter, the chrome tips come off with the splitter which can then be easily removed. They fit straight on with no modification as the standard box has a 51mm exit pipe. Pretty happy with the result and no more single dirty / pitted tailpipe! Thanks Bob for giving me the impetus to get on with it, I have been wanting to do it since I got the R.
  4. Filter and pump cleaned, this is what it looked like at 33,000 miles. Not too bad considering.
  5. Went to my dealer today (Citygate Watford) for a Haldex oil change, when I booked it in (in person at the dealers) I had asked for the gauze to be cleaned and was told it was no problem and no extra charges were mentioned. When I told them that the gauze would need cleaning she told me she would need to see if there was an extra charge and came back with an additional charge of £198 on top of the £79 for the oil change. I told them I would be going elsewhere. Booked in to see audivwsc.co.uk tomorrow - £115 all in.
  6. Chipex are very good. https://www.chipex.co.uk/shop/?gclid=Cj0KCQiA14TjBRD_ARIsAOCmO9acwZqgD9PCCBn6cHYWyuh-opuo-NmyPiZw0DxRJJGNY-yI0V6kaksaAgpKEALw_wcB They are offering £5 of any kit currently Use code ‘wintersale’ to get the offer
  7. Just swapped my air filter for a new paper one after 30,000 miles as it wasn't changed when the oil was changed as I am on a service plan. I can't believe they think 60,000 is acceptable. The difference is so marked in the throttle response that I have taken the pedal box down a notch. I won't be leaving so long next time, for the sake of £15 it's a no brainer!
  8. RH12ONS

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    I use Sonax Nanopro Xtreme, it cleans really fast, works well for me. You can buy it on Amazon - https://www.amazon.co.uk/NanoPro-02325050-Anti-Freeze-Anti-Mist-Concentrate/dp/B00100LNDW/ref=pd_lpo_vtph_263_tr_t_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=6A6E4MKTG30VZVM338GD
  9. It depends on the model year. All 7.5’s came with CarPlay as standard, whereas some older models require a code to unlock the function that is only available through dealers. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. App connect is expensive but well worth it in my opinion, it will transform the way you use the infotainment system and now allows you to use third party navigation apps such as Google maps and Waze. It is worth it just to be able to use Waze.
  11. Not this type but there are ones that would. The ones fitted to Bob's car are an h style, it branches from 1 outlet into 2 tips. what you would need is separate tips to fit each outlet, something like this I guess https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1-PC-B-Matte-Akrapovic-exhaust-car-carbon-Exhaust-Tip-car-styling-exhaust-pipe-muffler-tip/32866387034.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.109.210e4547eos7Tj&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_1_10065_10068_10130_318_10547_319_10548_317_10696_450_10192_5728811_10190_10084_10083_5025911_10618_452_535_534_10307_533_10820_532_10301_10821_10303_204_328_10059_10884_323_10887_100031_320_321_322_10103_448_449,searchweb201603_1,ppcSwitch_0&algo_expid=043db653-093c-4bd2-9acf-a5068851d353-15&algo_pvid=043db653-093c-4bd2-9acf-a5068851d353 but you would need to check the outside diameter of the outlets and if the length is suitable. Also I believe the stock tips are easier to remove on the 7 than on the 7.5.
  12. Looks great, is the quality good? Do you think they will fit the standard exhaust?
  13. These are on offer if anyone is interested https://www.aliexpress.com/item/For-VW-GOLF-GTI-R-GTD-GTE-MK7-7-POLO-GTI-Scirocco-2014-2018-Metal-Car/32854476588.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.178.228d703bPWDWwB&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_1_10065_10068_10130_318_10547_319_10548_317_10696_450_10192_10190_10084_10083_5025911_10618_452_535_534_10307_533_10820_532_10301_10821_10303_10882_204_10059_10884_323_10887_100031_320_321_322_10103_5728711_448_449,searchweb201603_1,ppcSwitch_0&algo_expid=37dc999d-42c6-4c8d-820a-f935c4c4798a-25&algo_pvid=37dc999d-42c6-4c8d-820a-f935c4c4798a
  14. I have been looking at these for a while but have been concerned about the length of them and how they would fit with the standard exhaust. Will be really interested to see how they fit and if you think they will fit with the standard back box.
  15. Nice work! APR stage? Nice exhaust with round pipes, looks great with the black wheels and mirror caps.
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