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Old 07-16-2008, 02:41 PM   #21 (permalink)
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For a TDI, i have heard that chipping can massively improve both FE and power, or pick one to optimize. Basically the stock engine has major room for improvement, though i can't imagine why they didn't do this from the factory.

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Old 07-17-2008, 11:35 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Old 07-17-2008, 12:23 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Some people will never understand drag-racing.
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Some people will never understand cars all together.
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