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Passat SEL TDI 2016

What year Passat you have? Also how’d you get that to work?


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My Passat is a 2016 TDI SEL, (yes, the ones caught by the US Dieselgate, limited produced in USA but sold in Mexico as used with 0 miles, not many BTW).

Here is some literature from a Russian forum about TPMS and how to write the EMPROM for the icon to come up.

TPMS or RDKS retrofit:
https://www.drive2.ru/l/3345938/


Cluster EPROM :
https://www.drive2.ru/l/571316413348717112/
 

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What are the credits used for?

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It's like a points system to make the modifications. Each mod costs credits. It's how they continue to make money after someone purchases the hardware.

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Got it back last week after installing springs, shocks/struts, strut bearings/mounts, front and rear adjustable end links, rear sway bar, skid plate, front bbk with matching front and rear rotors/pads/ss lines, and a skid plate. Am still driving her easy to bed in the pads, but man, what a difference! The car is so planted now, braking effort seems to be less, and handling in general is no longer 1983 Buick. It's a similar set-up to what I had on my 2013, but this just feels smoother, not as rough, and the steering is much more precise and responsive.
I've always gone the opposite when bedding pads. Begin moderate and progressively harder. Begin at 20 mph, brake hard to 10, back up to 30, brake hard, back to 40, repeat process until 60, then drive home without touching them until they cool. I've used this on motorcycles and cars. Works every time.
 

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Installed Polar FIS Advanced Dashboard Display. Pretty cool to actually see what's going on by using the MFD.
 

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I've always gone the opposite when bedding pads. Begin moderate and progressively harder. Begin at 20 mph, brake hard to 10, back up to 30, brake hard, back to 40, repeat process until 60, then drive home without touching them until they cool. I've used this on motorcycles and cars. Works every time.
I had time today and kinda did a little of both. Accelerated in 10mph increments from 20 to 60mph, and applied brakes to slow down 10mph each time, then the same 10mph increments from 60 to 30mph braking and slowing in 10mph increments. Then pretty much coasted for about 30 minutes.
 

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I had time today and kinda did a little of both. Accelerated in 10mph increments from 20 to 60mph, and applied brakes to slow down 10mph each time, then the same 10mph increments from 60 to 30mph braking and slowing in 10mph increments. Then pretty much coasted for about 30 minutes.
Awesome! That should bed them in nicely. I hope it works out well and your brakes are happy.
 

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Thanks!

So far it seems to have done the job. Continued driving a bit after a few hours and they seemed to have a bit more bite, but that's hard to tell/measure by the seat of the pants.
 

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Bought it a few weeks ago and it finally arrived: Buzzken catback, no resonator. Nicely made with very smooth mandrel bends.
 

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Installed Polar FIS Advanced Dashboard Display. Pretty cool to actually see what's going on by using the MFD.
I am interested, I assume you installed it on the GT and is it the PF04 model MK5/M6/8P? How was the installation and have you tried any of the stopwatch features?


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